ESL Video lesson: Seconds of Beauty

Quick thinking. Faster speaking. ESL students will need these skills to watch and discuss the actions in this English video discussion and fluency lesson.

English Video Discussion Activity

Here is the video for this ESL speaking lesson.

I will try a new speaking activity for this video lesson.

  1. Watch the video as a class.

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ESL Video – Day of Light

Here is another video discussion lesson for ESL classes. This lesson follows the same format I described for another video lesson. The video is a a prompt to help students improve listening, thinking, speaking and fluency skills.

Here is the link for this video lesson. It is hosted by Vimeo. The video is called Day of Light by Love Light and Melody.

One of the keys to this conversation activity is that Group A students (the people who watch the video for the first time) must answer the questions

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Occupy Wall Street – Street Level

We have heard about Occupy Wall Street. But what is really happening?

This video posted on Vimeo gives us a street side view of the events and the people trying to keep the protest alive.

Watch the video. Answer the questions.

  1. Describe some of the daily life activities that you saw.
  2. Make a list of the verbs that you see in action.
  3. Why are people protesting on the street?
  4. Summarize the story.

Right Here All Over (Occupy Wall St.) from Alex Mallis on Vimeo.