Podcast: 4th of July

Independence Day ESL Lesson PlanThe 4th of July is Independence Day in the US.  In today’s mini-podcast, English learners discover the history of the Declaration of Independence. They also learn the expression “sign your John Hancock”, and disover some fun facts about the American flag. This podcast is an audio preview of our ready-made Holiday lesson plan. The July 4th lesson plan comes with vocabulary review, a reading, comprehension questions, pair activity, idiom practice, and discussion questions. Preview all of ESL-Library’s Holidaylessons here.

Go to Independence Day lesson plan.

Coming soon…The Calgary Stampede.

Please introduce your students to our FREE podcasts. These can act as a preview to our Mini-Biography, Discussion Starter, Grammar Story, Holiday, Health, or Famous People/Place/Thing lessons. They can also serve as extra listening homework to help your learners develop an understanding of the rhythm of English. Some teachers use our weekly podcast (posted every Wednesday) as a warm up for an online tutoring session.

Introduce your students to iTunes today! This is our 120th episode.

Check out other recent podcasts here. You will find a podcast on Canada Day in the archives.

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Tara Benwell

Tara Benwell is a freelance writer and editor who specializes in materials and articles for the ELT industry. She is the media director and head writer for ESL-Library. Her debut novel, The Proper Order of Things is available on Amazon and in the iBookstore.   Website: http://www.tarabenwell.com   Twitter: @tarabenwell