Toxic algae isn't science fiction; it's real and very dangerous. Through reading and discussing this article, your students will learn how one Ohio community is dealing with this deadly problem.
This lesson is appropriate for adult English language learners at the advanced level, but is adaptable for upper-intermediate learners. It has a discussion phase, vocabulary study phase, a reading/listening passage followed by reading/listening comprehension questions, and finally some additional conversation and role-play activities. I have used it in individual and large group settings, and found it to be a very flexible and useful resource.