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A vocab booster: students will master a bunch of useful words in this 3-minute video through 9 questions (7 multiple choice and 2 matching tasks). The lesson is complete with a lesson plan including a recommendation for a follow-up zombie prank video, discussion questions and a vocab list.
An explainer video about zombies made by Common Craft that has been watched over 2 million times. A highly recommended watch if you want to teach your students how to survive a zombie invasion.
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This video jokingly teaches students about how to survive a zombie invasion.
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Proficient (C2), Advanced (C1), Upper-intermediate (B2)
This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Adults
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1. Ask your students how they would protect themselves against zombies. Ask them if they know another name for zombies (the 'undead' or 'walking dead').
2. Tell your students you are going to teach them how to protect themselves in case of a zombie attack.
3. Watch this explainer video first without the questions to let students enjoy it.
1. You can go on to watch this zombie prank: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXFhTXSLjco After having surgery to remove her wisdom teeth, two brothers convinced their groggy little sister there was a zombie apocalypse happening -- and they were in danger. Ask your students why it was so easy to prank the girl. Ask students if they would do this prank to their sibling.
2. You can assign this worksheet as homework: https://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/zombies_listening_exercise_for_halloween/halloween-halloween-zombie/1518
1. Do you like zombie movies?
2. What is a zombie?
3. What would you do if you woke up one day and there were zombies all over the place in your city?
4. What do you think zombies spend their days with?
5. If you were a parent, at what age would allow your child to watch a zombie movie?
6. Are you a walking zombie if you have next to no sleep?
7. Is there a time of the day or week you feel like a zombie?
8. What are some ways to kill zombies?
9. What is a famous Michael Jackson music video that features zombies?
10. How many monsters of Halloween can you name?
off kilter adj.
to walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg or foot.
(fists) clenched adj.
fists closed tightly
not broken or damaged : having every part
to wait in a secret or hidden place especially in order to do something wrong or harmful
to look like someone or something else
to hide (something) by covering it up or making it harder to see
food and supplies
to estimate (something) as being less than the actual size, quantity, or number
take the high ground (expression)
to have moral or intellectual advantage over others
keep your cool (expression)
keep calm; don't lose your head
a disease caused by germs that enter the body
go up : to rise or move toward the sky or climb a mountain
to take or use (something) especially in a way that is illegal, unfair, etc.
to change the usual appearance, sound, taste, etc., of (someone or something) so that people will not recognize that person or thing
the height of a place
to make (someone or something) unable to work, move, or function in the usual way : disable
brain teaser n.
a puzzle that is difficult to figure out or solve
cut the head off
a tool that has a heavy metal blade and a long handle and that is used for chopping wood
a tool that cuts wood with a circular chain that is driven by a motor and made up of many connected sharp metal teeth
a large, heavy knife that is used for cutting plants and as a weapon
a farming tool with a curved blade and long handle that is used for cutting grass, grain, etc.
a thick substance that contains gasoline and that is used in bombs that cause a destructive fire over a wide area
hand grenade n.
a small bomb that is designed to be thrown by someone or shot from a rifle
to burn with a flame : to produce a flame
be on fire
in the process of burning
impossible to change back to a previous condition or state; impossible to be reversed
bother with v.
to take the time to do something : to make an effort to do something
there is no point in doing sg (expression)
it's useless, pointless, in vain
have no choice but to ... (expression)
you are in a difficult situation with only one thing left to do
a substance that prevents infection in a wound by killing bacteria
band aid n.
a small bandage to cover a wound
the quality of being worthy of honor or respect
be on the lookout
watch out for danger
to move or go away from a place or situation especially because it is dangerous, unpleasant, etc.
to see (something or someone that is being looked for or that is rarely seen or difficult to see)
to go in a specified direction or toward a specified place