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C1 – Abandoning the Digital Nomad Lifestyle

This article-based ESL lesson delves into the less glamorous aspects of the digital nomad lifestyle, shedding light on challenges like health issues and social isolation. It offers an opportunity for vocabulary practice through activities, engages learners with thought-provoking speaking tasks, and introduces new words associated with the topic.

This is a flipped lesson. Not sure how to teach it? Click here for more instructions.

TypeLevelVocabularyReading timeLesson Time
Flipped LessonC1 / Advanced18 words7 min / 1281 words60 min
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Teaching guide

This is a flipped lesson. Before class, students need to preview 10 vocabulary words from pages 5-6. Optionally, for a more in-depth discussion during class, encourage your students to read the article on page 7 in advance.

Vocabulary

  • Conjure
  • Picturesque
  • Ad-hoc income
  • Untethered
  • Take a toll
  • Ebb
  • Repercussions
  • Daunting
  • Taken aback
  • Surge
  • Workation
  • Sabbatical
  • Bleisure
  • Flexcation
  • Jobbymoon
  • Gap year
  • Career break
  • Remote Year

Contents

  • Lead-in
  • Agree or disagree
  • Vocabulary
  • Article reading
  • Skimming
  • Vocabulary practice 1
  • Vocabulary practice 2
  • Vocabulary practice 3
  • Explore
  • Speaking