Trees – an essential part of cities

Title separator

Listening - multiple choice questions

multiple choice questions

LESSON OVERVIEW

In this lesson, students will watch a video about the important role of trees in urban areas, answer multiple choice questions and learn several (advanced) collocations and expressions related to the topic of green cities. 

C1 / Advanced60 minStandard LessonFree / Premium Plan

WARM-UP & VIDEO

The warm-up activity introduces students to the topic of green cities. It starts with a list of a few video titles related to the natural environment and missing one word each. Students look at a box with seven words (e.g. foliage, retain) and use them to complete the titles. They speculate about what they could learn from these videos and discuss with their classmates which videos they’d like to watch and why.

Before they watch a video about green cities for the first time, students look at five multiple choice questions and try to guess the correct answers. Afterwards, they watch the video and check if they were right. They move on to a matching activity which prepares them for the next listening task. They look at six half sentences taken from the video and put them together. While watching the video for the second time, students have to decide what the sentences refer to. As a follow up, they reflect on the video and share opinions on the topic.

LANGUAGE INPUT & SPEAKING PRACTICE

The next activity gives students a chance to consolidate the vocabulary related to green cities. Students read a list of seven ideas for keeping cities green and decide how to complete a gap in each of them with one of the four given words (A-D). Then, they read the ideas again, put them in order of importance and justify their decisions. The lesson finishes with a mini debate. Students have to imagine that their city is launching a campaign called “Green Future”, aimed at educating people about the importance of trees in urban areas. Their task is to choose the best picture for the campaign poster. Then, they need to justify their choice and explain why they didn’t pick the other pictures.

WORKSHEETS

Comments

Title separator

Leave a Reply

  1. Deborah Estes Abad

    THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!

    1. Ewa

      You’re welcome! I’m glad you liked it 🙂

  2. Red Con

    THANKS A LOT, & GOD BLESS

  3. Dani Ramos

    My student loved this lesson. Thanks !

    1. Ewa

      That is great to hear 🙂

  4. Gail Crous

    Hi, I have a general request. Is it possible to put the level of lesson on the front page? I am old-school, I print out my lessons and its important that I can see what level the lesson is. Thank you!

    1. Stan

      Thanks for the feedback! We will consider this but we can’t promise that we will implement such a thing soon. We collect feedback from different sources and prioritize changes based on many factors.

  5. Maraw Hosny

    Thanks alot. It was really helpful.

Browse other materials recommended for you

Title separator
lesson plan about warehouse automation
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
Loading

How smart can a warehouse be?

Technology

In this lesson plan about warehouse automation, students practise listening skills while expanding their technical vocabulary related to robotics and automation.

reported speech practice
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
Loading

How does silence make you feel?

General

In this lesson students discover the power of silence, work on improving their listening skills and focus on reported speech practice.

positive and negative adjectives
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
Loading

Anxiety-free news

General

In this lesson about anxiety-free news, students learn and practise positive and negative adjectives and reflect on the impact of news stories on our lives.

sequence adverbs
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
Loading

Never stop learning (sequence adverbs)

General

In this lesson about learning new skills, students discover and practise several expressions with the verb learn and talk about their learning experiences using sequence adverbs.

reduplication in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 45 min
Loading

A super-duper language phenomenon (reduplication in English)

General

In this lesson about reduplication in English students discover the meaning of common reduplicatives and practise them in everyday conversations.

verbs for sounds
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
Loading

The magic of making sounds

Design & Art General

In this lesson based on a video about the art of creating sounds students learn some verbs for sounds and put them into practice through a series of creative activities. 

synonyms of the word important
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
Loading

Do we need each other? (synonyms of the word important)

General Technology

In this lesson students engage in a discussion about human relationships. They discover synonyms of the word important, watch a video and reflect on the future of face-to-face interaction. 

quantifiers with countable and uncountable nouns
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
Loading

What is your city like? (too much, too many, enough/not enough)

General Global Issues

In this lesson students practise the use of quantifiers with countable and uncountable nouns (too much, too many, (not) enough) while talking about typical problems faced by most cities. 

practise past modals with riddles
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 45 min
Loading

Whodunit (practise past modals with riddles)

General

In this lesson based on whodunits, students get an opportunity to practise past modals with riddles and speculate about murder mysteries.

Show more lessons

Questions

Title separator

Is there a minimum subscription period if I choose a monthly subscription?

No, there’s no minimum required number of subscription months. You can cancel any time you want. Basically, you can sign up and then cancel your subscription the next day, which will mean you have access for 1 month and won’t be charged again.

What currencies can I pay in for my subscription?

Our default currency is USD (American dollar), but you can also pay in EUR (euro), GBP (British pound sterling) or PLN (Polish zloty). You can change the currency you want to pay in at the Pricing page before selecting a subscription plan.

How can I edit an e-lesson plan?

You can get your own editable copy of an e-lesson plan and make changes to it. To do so, either (1) make a copy of it on your Google Drive (preferable method) or (2) download it in a Powerpoint format (but formatting might be a bit off so we can’t guarantee that it will work well).

Read more FAQ
Title separator

ESL Brains

Forgot password?
or continue with