42:41 - Chapter 5. Closing Remarks
The first chapters of reference in this video seem to be related to Irvin Yalom's book "When Nietzsche Wept"; therefore, if you have read the book or seen the film, the beginning of this talk will surely be of interest to you. What I would like my students to focus on is Chapter 3 onwards. These are thoughts that represent a perennial problem tormenting mankind: happiness and its dubious existence.
While listening, students can follow the interactive transcript which is enabled by a simple click on a button under the video when watched on YouTube. Needless to say, this is also excellent listening practice. As soon as the video ends, students can refer to the transcript of the talk in order to solve any remaining questions about the speaker's actual words.
Subsequently, attempting to answer the above questions in bold would give them an ideal opportunity to speak their mind and also put into use the new vocabulary learnt by thoroughly studying the transcript. After all, if reflection on life is not encouraged in the classroom, few speaking topics remain that truly matter...
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