This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled How positive thinking is harming your happiness and the theme of positive thinking. Students learn vocabulary related to positive thinking, talk about positive thinking, read an article about the benefits of positive thinking, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video about the possible negative impact of positive thinking, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, 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 positive thinking, talking about positive thinking, reading an article about the benefits of positive thinking, predicting the content of a short video, watching a short video about the possible negative impact of positive thinking, answering comprehension questions, analysing a short video, and reflecting on the lesson
Topic: Positive thinking
Language: Vocabulary related to positive thinking
Watch the short video.