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Discussion Starters

Low Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson, students read about some common phobias that people in the US and around the world have. They learn vocabulary related to fears, scan an article for facts and statistics, and discuss possible cures for phobias.

  • cause
  • anxiety
  • medical treatment
  • social situation
  • population
  • childhood experience
  • expert
  • approximately
  • worldwide
  • enclosed
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • comprehension
  • vocabulary building
  • discussion
  • role-play
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Ranking(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Scanning for Information(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Building(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Write a Sentence(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)
  • Role-Play(Reference)