The history of Pilates
Topics: General English - sports - Pilates
Skills: Speaking and Listening
Level: B1 and above
Link to video: Mr. Pilates | Retro Report
To learn about the history of Pilates.
To talk about the advantages of the Pilates Method.
To listen for gist and for detail.
To share some personal experiences when doing / teaching this mind-body exercise.
To role-play a situation.
To compare and contrast mat vs. reformer Pilates.
Use of language:
To use different tenses to talk about past and present events related to the topic.
To learn / review some vocabulary related to the topic.
To learn / review Second Conditional (not necessary if used as a chunk to answer a discussion question.)
Note: Ts notes are not provided given that both the Student's worksheet and the video are pretty self-explanatory!