This is a fantastic resource for using TED Talks in the classroom or with individual students be it, online or private tutoring.
TED Talks provide the perfect opportunity to improve student listening skills, conversational skills, vocabulary and their expression of opinions.
In this well thought out 6 page work sheet, students will complete the following:
Section 1 - Before watching activities to stimulate student interest and activate previous knowledge and understanding related to vocabulary. This includes discussion questions and recognition of adjectives related to the topic of the video.
Section 2 - students will watch the video and answer a series of comprehension questions.
Section 3 - Students will complete vocabulary activities to cement understanding the vocabulary used in the video. They will learn the vocabulary through context and quotes from the video are provided. Students will also be encouraged to agree/disagree with quotes from the video.
Section 4 Writing: Students will write an extended piece to discuss a focal point of the video.
Section 5 - Answer Key
Credit: The 3am Teacher for the cover sheet background.