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About Our Celebrities/Biographies Worksheets
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
251 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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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), ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Reading Comprehension - Rihanna. Question Types included: Short questions for facts, long questions for the main idea, multiple choice questions, true, false , not given, referencing, su ...
This handy report form is good for practicing research activities. Students are asked to choose a famous author and fill in the report form. The are asked to answer a few questions and write a sho ...
This powerpoint presentation will help your students learn about a famous American actor Johnny Depp. The PPT gives a lot of facts connected with his biography and career. There are two tasks to c ...
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