Downloadable EFL Lesson: National Popcorn Lover’s Day

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Yes. It’s true. There’s a day for you, you popcorn lover you. Why not share your passion with your students, and perhaps even make some popcorn together? Check out this lesson from one of our New York CELTA trainers, popcorn enthusiast, Robert Palisin.

Level: Intermediate+

Lesson Aims: Learners will develop reading skills, learn/review vocabulary related to eating snacks, as well as practice their speaking skills

Approximate Timing: 45-50 mins

Notes to the teacher: This lesson provides a short history of popcorn at the movies. It can be expanded to bring in other topics connected to the theme, such as snack foods, health, and potentially entertainment. Popcorn is a universal snack food that students should have experience with, and most likely have indulged in. The speaking task allows for the use of imagination and can be expanded to actual demonstrations of the games they create to finish the lesson in a fun and creative way.

Text Link: Short History of Popcorn

Download the full lesson: Popcorn Lover’s Day Lesson Plan

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