TED Talk Lesson Plans
Image credit: ted.com Follow me on twitter @RobbioDobbio This is a lesson plan for C1+ students on the topic of bad habits based around a TED talk by Judson Brewer and an article from Yahoo Health. You can find the TED talk, students’ handout, reading text and teacher’s notes below: TED Bad habits sts copy – Students handout TED bad habits teachers notes Common Bad Habits – Reading Text TED – Breaking Bad Habits – Teacher’s Notes Step 1: Expressions with habit What do you think these expressions mean? He’s been smoking since he was 15 years old and he just can’t kick the habit. When my grandad retired he didn’t stop getting up at 6am and putting a suit on. I could never go backpacking I’m too much of a creature of habit, I can’t stand changes to my routine. I’ve always written my essays at the last minute and I normally get good marks. Kick the habit = give up/quit a bad habit Old habits die hard = it’s difficult to stop a habit you’ve been doing for a long time Why break the habit of a lifetime?
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