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Driverless Cars

Discussion Starters


Teens & Adults

Students read about and discuss the advantages, limits, and ethics associated with driverless car technology. This lesson includes a grammar review activity on the passive use of “get.”

  • autonomous
  • fleet
  • sensor
  • distracted
  • rear-end (verb)
  • sideswipe (verb)
  • prototype
  • debris
  • not crazy about
  • occupant
  • passive voice (get)
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • listening with gap-fill
  • discussion questions
  • criticial thinking
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)