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?
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?
Who do these animals look like? – A little warm up comparing animals to famous people.
Famous people – Biographies. Read, listen, and do the activities. (B2)
Cancel culture – The mental health effects of cancel culture (C2)
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?
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
f.) a politician or community leader