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The Human Library


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film and the themes of books, libraries and human libraries. Students learn vocabulary related to books, talk about books and libraries, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, and reflect on the lesson.


Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Learning vocabulary related to books, talking about books and libraries, predicting the content of a short film, watching a short film, answering comprehension questions, analysing a short film and reflecting on the lesson

Topic: Books, libraries and human libraries

Language: Vocabulary related to books


Watch the short film.