This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Why Bring a Child into this World? directed by Oscar-winning director Errol Morris. The themes of the lesson are babies, parents and the future. Students learn debating expressions, prepare arguments for a debate, debate a question, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, perform a roleplay, discuss 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 debating expressions, preparing arguments for a debate, debating a question, watching a short film, answering comprehension questions, performing a roleplay, discussing a short film and reflecting on the lesson
Topic: Babies, parents and the future
Watch the film.