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If you have never used celebrities or biographies in your ESL classroom, now might be the perfect time to try it out. Here we have gathered 254 FREE worksheets on this topic that are appropriate for different age ranges and ability levels. This celebrity worksheet, for example, contains the biographies of Prince William and Kate Middleton who fascinated people around the world as they prepared for their elaborate wedding. Created with intermediate learners in mind, there are no activities included but since the reading material has already been created, this is a good start on a lesson about this famous young couple. If you are not interested in this topic, there are other worksheets available too.
Since everyone has a favorite celebrity, try to include them in class from time to time. When teaching descriptive words, you can describe famous celebrities and let students guess who you are talking about. You can also give students secret celebrity identities that their partners have to guess based on the answers of yes or no questions. Description lessons are just one opportunity that you can use to talk about celebrities but there are many other times you might want to use them too. It is important to use age appropriate people so that students are sure to know who they are. Using celebrities that students have never heard of defeats the purpose. This is an opportunity to get students more interested in lesson material so go ahead and find out who they are interested in.

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Movie Worksheet: Famous People- Van Gogh

Movie Worksheet: Famous People- Van Gogh

Irina
This worksheet is designed for elementary and pre-intermadiate level learners. It can be used for improving listening skills and practising there is/are and prepositions of place. It can help your ...
5 Views 4,811 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Broadway Musical Hamilton + Reading

Movie Worksheet: Broadway Musical Hamilton + Reading

sasha_alexandra
Hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" is getting more popular everyday, so I decided to make a worksheet dedicated to it. I'd say it's suitable for ss older than fourteen. It's perfect for intermediate ...
3 Views 1,678 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Writing: Celine Dion Short Biography

Writing: Celine Dion Short Biography

Agnieszka Bialek
Simple worksheet for writing a few simple sentences about Celine Dion based on given information. Each following sentence is based on the following information given at the top of the page. This e ...
3 Views 2,987 ElemPre-Int
I am Malala

I am Malala

Natalia
, Celebrities/Biographies,
In this worksheet students write the past tense of some verbs and complete Malala Yousafzai´s biography  using the verbs. There are also some reading comprehension questions and the opp ...
4 Views 4,078 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: How Jay Park Is Changing Attitudes to Korean Beauty (Culture)

Movie Worksheet: How Jay Park Is Changing Attitudes to Korean Beauty (Culture)

This is a worksheet for a discussion lesson for adults based on a Youtube video (link and transcript included). It is designed for Korean students to talk about appearance in their culture, specif ...
1 Views 2,924 Pre-IntIntAdv
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Famous People - Past Simple

Famous People - Past Simple

, Celebrities/Biographies
This worksheet includes some cues about three famous people. Put the students into groups of three and have them tell  other groupmates about them using past simple. It is appropriate for ele ...
7 Views 7,220 Elem
Names

Names

» Celebrities/Biographies
I have designed this PDF for reviewing full name and initials. I assign it as homework and have my students to google the names of these people and complete each information card. It is designed f ...
6 Views 3,446 Elem
Prince Obituary

Prince Obituary

India
Celebrities/Biographies, , ,
I quickly put this together after hearing the sad news about Prince. The materials include an obituary from Rolling Stone (it is quite long but can easily be shortened depending on your students), ...
5 Views 5,508 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Steve Jobs 2015

Movie Worksheet: Steve Jobs 2015

Małgorzata Justyna
This is a movie worksheet based on Steve Jobs (2015) for B1+ - C1/2 students. The worksheet contains open questions in chronological order which are supposed to be answered while watching. Before ...
2 Views 8,493 IntAdvExam
Movie Worksheet: Marie Curie+ Reading

Movie Worksheet: Marie Curie+ Reading

Celebrities/Biographies, ,
This worksheet is a reading comprehension activity combined with watching a video. Your students will learn about the life and discoveries of a famous physicist Marie Curie, compare the video and ...
11 Views 7,777 Pre-IntInt
Famous People (Memory Game)

Famous People (Memory Game)

Janitza Guerrero
This is a memory game that helps teachers introduce topics such as describing people, talking about celebrity biographies or professions. It is a power point presentation that will make your class ...
4 Views 11,046 BegElemPre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: David Bowie Obituary and NY Times Article

Movie Worksheet: David Bowie Obituary and NY Times Article

chocolate addict
Many of my students heard about David Bowie, but didn't know a lot about his work and his importance for the British music culture. So I started with the video ( Australian accent), then the arti ...
9 Views 7,619 IntAdv
Tabloid Magazine Activity Lesson

Tabloid Magazine Activity Lesson

Celebrities/Biographies, ,
This is a reasonably simple lesson to run, which my students seem to enjoy. Students work for a tabloid magazine, which is suffering from poor sales, because it is very boring. They must come up w ...
3 Views 11,664 IntAdv
John Lennon - Biography

John Lennon - Biography

Sasha
» Celebrities/Biographies
This is a worksheet about John Lennon. Includes short biography and the text of the song "Imagine". I use it on the 8th of December, John Lennon's rememberance day to tell students about this ...
3 Views 5,413 Pre-IntInt
Who Are You? Where Are You From?

Who Are You? Where Are You From?

Blankinja
Celebrities/Biographies,
This sheet is for teaching expanded family vocabulary.  You can use it individually or in groups. There are descriptions adapted from Wikipedia about celebrities and their ancestry and studen ...
3 Views 4,546 Pre-IntIntAdv
Process Writing: Biography

Process Writing: Biography

Maria Alejandra Gimenez
In this worksheet you will find a process writing lesson plan to guide your students in writing a biography. It contains different stages in process writing, texts to be analysed, a grammar practi ...
2 Views 8,785 ElemPre-Int
Celebrities, Part 2 (Writing)

Celebrities, Part 2 (Writing)

This can be used as a pre-task to the power point presentation that I provided entitled "Celebrities". Go through the pronunciation of the countries and the nationalities outlined on the worksheet ...
4 Views 5,622 ElemPre-Int
Celebrities

Celebrities

» Celebrities/Biographies
This is a very interactive way to introduce the topic of 'celebrities' to your ESL classroom, while integrating basic topics such as countries, nationalities and giving a reason for liking or admi ...
2 Views 5,262 ElemPre-Int
Famous People Guessing Game

Famous People Guessing Game

Liliana
This PPT is useful to practice descriptions. It can be used to add some fun to the class since they have to guess who the person is. They can take advantage of this activity to describe physical a ...
16 Views 13,690 ElemPre-Int
Reading- Famous People

Reading- Famous People

, Celebrities/Biographies
Aimed at intermediate and above students, this worksheet consists of reading biografies of famous people who have overcome some adversities in their lives. It also has some vocabulary activities, ...
8 Views 12,885 IntAdv
Phenomenal Women

Phenomenal Women

The activities of this lesson are focused on reading and speaking and are based around a wonderful poem "Phenomenal Woman". As a warmer students look at photos of famous women and discuss what mak ...
9 Views 8,010 Pre-IntIntAdv
Countries and Nationalities

Countries and Nationalities

Natalia
This is an information-gap activity. Students work in pairs. They are given 2 different worksheets with pictures of famous people. Each student tries to guess these people's nationalities and coun ...
11 Views 11,795 BegElem
Thinking Cap

Thinking Cap

Celebrities/Biographies, ,
This power-point presentation is useful to talk about invention and inventors (such as Alexander Graham Bell, Edison, Wright brothers and etc.) . It is also useful for improving students speaking ...
11 Views 10,543 ElemPre-Int
Biography - Dick King Smith

Biography - Dick King Smith

Celebrities/Biographies,
Today is Dick King Smith's birthday! Dick King Smith was an English writer of children's books. He grew up in the West Country, where his family ran several paper mills. Students are asked to fill ...
5 Views 3,389 Elem
Listening about Madame Walker and Interview Her

Listening about Madame Walker and Interview Her

, Celebrities/Biographies,
This worksheet contains 2 listening tasks based on the VOA programme about Madame C.J. Walker, the first Afro-American woman to be successful in business. After listening, students can think of qu ...
8 Views 4,465 IntAdvExam

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