Museum from the Future

General English, Speaking Lessons
Past, Future, Stories
B1 Intermediate
Past Simple
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
Museum from the Future | Easy English Lesson Plan

Lesson Description

Only time will tell! In this lesson, students will discuss the future and life on Earth. This lesson features a video of a museum from the future that depicts funny stories of people and their lives from the past. Students will learn and practice the simple past tense and vocabulary relating to this topic. The lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adults and teenagers.

Lesson Objectives

  • To discuss the future and life on Earth

  • To learn and review the simple past tense

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To learn and use new vocabulary relating to the topic


The video presents a short commercial in which a museum from the future depicts stories of life on Earth in a humorous way. Learn about a torture device, an unsolvable game, and the clothing item that caused a civil war.

Video Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

behold [verb]: to observe or see
bounty [noun]: something in large amounts
unsolvable [adjective]: not possible to be solved
device [noun]: a machine or a piece of equipment
at a time [idiom]: during one period of time; at a specific time
vast [adjective]: huge
Chia Pet [noun]: figurines that sprouted chia and looked like animal fur, popular in the United States
hectic [adjective]: very busy
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