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Topic: Human causes to environmental issues
Age: 16-17 years
Length: 45 minutes
TESOL Methodology: Eclectic Approach, comprehension, video watching, conducting a survey
Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Reading
Lesson Objectives: Students make up a survey on how people damage the environment, plot the results and write a short conclusion about it.
Resources: Worksheets, article, documentary
Warm-up: Scatter litter around the class as soon as entering, have them try to guess the topic of the lesson.
Prepare the worksheets.
Teaching 1: Read an article to the students about pollution caused by people.
Task 1: Students answer a worksheet about the article.
Teaching 2: Make students watch a short documentary about pollution caused by people.
Task 2: Have a discussion about the documentary.
Teaching 3: Divide the students into groups ask them to construct a survey about how people are contributing to the environmental issues with their lifestyles.
Task 3: Students make up the survey, plot the results and write a short conclusion about it.
Follow-up: Students fill in each other’s surveys.