Famous People – An English Lesson

famous people

Let’s talk about famous people in English.

Do you know what professions these people people are famous for?

Drag the correct professions to match the names.

Warm up conversation questions:

1.) Would you like to be famous?
2.) If you could be famous for anything, what would it be?
3.) What do you imagine are the best and worth things about being famous?
4.) Some people are ‘famous for being famous’. What do think this means?

WARM UP

ALL LEVELS
Famous People 20 questions

Guess who I’m talking about. – Take turns selecting people from the image above, and give clues about them. Can you guess who the person is?

VOCABULARY

BEGINNER/LOW INTERMEDIATE
Vocabulary drag and drop game
Parts of speech game

READING

Cancel culture – The mental health effects of cancel culture

WRITING

Write about a famous person that you admire.
-Write about the person’s life.
-What did the person achieve or overcome?
-How did the person’s achievement make the world a better place?

GRAMMAR

HIGH BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
Like, be like, or look like? – Play 20 Questions with these added, optional open questions:
– What does he/she like?
– What is he/she like?
– What does look like?

SPEAKING AND CONVERSATION

Conversation Questions – Famous people and cancel culture

B.) Mock Interviews: Take turns being an interviewer and a famous person. Before you begin, decide on your names, and select what you want to be famous for:
a.) an invention
b.) a discovery
c.) leader in industry
d.) explorer
e.) athlete
f.) a politician or community leader
g.) entertainer
h.) artist
i.) criminal