SciShow Psych - Winter Blues

A seasonal video-based lesson plan for Winter lessons with a twist


1/24/20222 min read


This video-based lesson plan focuses on the listening, speaking, and vocabulary skills of your teenage and adult students. It is a great distraction from boring coursebook lessons and it can be used for seasonal Winter Lessons as well as throughout the year!

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Date: 31st of January 2022

  • a no-prep lesson plan based on a video by

SciShow Psych - Why Do We Get the Winter Blues?

  • real-life content

  • ESL levels: B2/C2 - teenagers and adults

  • Speaking, Listening, and Vocabulary

  • PDF and PowerPoint

What's included?

  • a fully designed lesson for at least 60 minutes that required no preparation - 3 pages full of various activities

  • 2 versions of the lesson plan - one for your students and one for you (with answers!)

  • a fully animated PowerPoint presentation (same content) with answers provided - only the key is editable!

  • in both A4 and US letter formats


  • 2 discussions

    • agree/disagree

    • did you know?

  • listening comprehension

    • open questions

    • choose the correct word

  • vocabulary+

    • mood idioms

    • finish the sentences with your own ideas

  • homework

    • research project


  • to improve communication by discussing various topics related to seasonal psychology

  • to improve active listening skills

  • to get used to different accents in English

  • to learn new vocabulary

  • to discover new trends and ideas from around the world

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