Affect vs. effect

Affect vs. effect

Lesson overview

In this Intermediate lesson plan, students will learn to correctly use the words ‘affect’ and ‘effect.’ They will watch a video and read about the correct use of the words.  They will then go over some exercises so they can practice.



The lesson starts with a discussion about ‘affect’ and ‘effect.’


Video: Affect vs. Effect | Comma Queen | The New Yorker

The student watches a video in which examples of the words are given.

The meanings of affect and effect are explained and a great trick for memorizing the difference between the two is introduced. Next, the student practices correctly using the words.



The student is given several opportunities to practice.

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