# Listening Comprehension: Talk by Climate Activist, Greta Thunberg

Grade Level: High School, Middle school
Discipline: Humanities, Functional English, English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Topics: Listening Comprehension, Inferential Questions, Emotive Undertones, Vocabulary, Creative Writing, Letter Writing
Climate Topic: Introduction to climate change, Climate Activism
Location: Global
Languages: English, Transcript available in 34 languages
Access: Online (some material can be downloaded for offline use)
Duration: 50-60 min

Learning outcomes

The tools in this lesson plan will enable students to:

  • practice listening comprehension from a spoken text in English
  • learn to catch overt and implied information in a spoken text
  • combine the gleaned information and one’s personal opinions and articulate it in writing
  • practice writing an informal letter as a response to the speech/spoken text
  • integrate a climate science topic with a core topic in English Language
Lesson Plan contributed by Dr. Pooja Sancheti, IISER Pune, India