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This video lesson is suitable for B2+ learners of English. It is a listening comprehension task that asks for the students' personal opinions.
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This is a talk with Simon Sinek about the millennials. Simon Sinek is fast speaker, therefore, it is not recommended for the lower level English learners.
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15 minutes 1 second
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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1. Guess the end.
Millennials are those who were born in the mid to end 1990s. In what ways do you think this generation is different than their preceding ones?
2. Guess the end.
How does Simon Sinek describe the millennials?
3. Guess the end.
Why do you think millennials are not happy even with "free food"?
4. Choose the correct options.
Which of the following is/are NOT the characteristic(s) of millennials' unhappiness? [more than one answer is possible]
5. Guess the end.
Why is social media "highly addictive"?
6. Fill the gap.
You have an entire generation that has access to an addictivecalled dopamine through social media….
7. Choose the correct options.
What does the speaker mean by "hardwired"?
difficult to understand
difficult to release
difficult to be freed from
difficult to cope with
8. Guess the end.
Do you think governments should set age restriction on social media usage? Why?
9. Guess the end.
Explain in your own words the effect of social media addiction on friend/companionship.
10. Guess the end.
Do you think you are addicted to the social media? If so, how?
11. Guess the end.
What are some signs of addiction to the social media?
12. Guess the end.
Simon Sinek depicts two possible scenarios (worst and best case). What are they? Do you agree or disagree with him?
13. Guess the end.
Why Simon suggests no one should charge their phones by their beds?
14. Guess the end.
Summarise this talk in your own words. What are the most interesting things you learned from this talk? Which part do agree and which parts you disagree with, and why?
SLucien is from/lives in Canada and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2017-05-28. SLucien last logged in on 2020-02-15, and has shared 2 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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