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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 257 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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Steve Jobs History

Steve Jobs History

Jeff Genet
  This conversation-based lesson talks about Steve Jobs, Apple, technology, business, phones, and more. This video-based lesson includes vocabulary matching, famous quotes by Steve Jobs fo ...
1 Views 2,964 All
Research Report  Presidents' Day

Research Report Presidents' Day

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  This research report can be used as an extra teaching resource when teaching students about Presidents' Day. Students can choose any President of the United States and carry out some res ...
1 Views 1,724 ElemPre-Int
Presidents' Day  Word Search Activity

Presidents' Day Word Search Activity

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  Use this fun educational activity with your class when teaching about Presidents' Day. In this Presidents' Day word search activity, students circle each word from the list in the puzzle ...
1 Views 1,986 ElemPre-Int
Unusual Art

Unusual Art

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  This lesson for teen Pre-Intermediate students revises, (or introduces, if using another coursebook) types of art from Own. It encourages students to share their opinions on art. The les ...
2 Views 7,537 Pre-Int
A Change is as Good as a Rest

A Change is as Good as a Rest

Celebrities/Biographies, ,
  This Intermediate level lesson for teens revises (originally for language from Unit 2 of Own It 4, but easily introduced if not covered in your book) some phrasal verbs connected with th ...
2 Views 4,379 Int
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Famous People  Charles Dickens

Famous People Charles Dickens

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Students learn some interesting facts and information about the famous 19th-century writer Charles Dickens, the creator of some of the most well-known fictional characters. This fill-in-the-bl ...
1 Views 8,769 Elem
Biography  Muhammad Ali

Biography Muhammad Ali

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  Muhammad Ali was a famous boxer. Where was he born? What was he known as before he changed his name? When did he retire? Students use resources like the internet, library books, or magaz ...
2 Views 5,844 Elem
Biography  Charles Dickens

Biography Charles Dickens

, , Celebrities/Biographies,
  Learn some interesting facts and information about the famous British writer Charles Dickens, born on 7 February 1812 in Portsmouth, England. He is the author of a large number of well-l ...
2 Views 6,217 Elem
Biography  Barack Obama

Biography Barack Obama

Celebrities/Biographies, , ,
  This biography about Barack Obama can be used when teaching students about political and historical figures. Students carry out research and find out more interesting facts about the 44t ...
2 Views 7,266 ElemPre-Int
Famous People  Presidents' Day Quiz (multiple choice)

Famous People Presidents' Day Quiz (multiple choice)

, Celebrities/Biographies, ,
  There are 11 multiple choice questions for students to answer on this short worksheet. Which president had been an army general in World War II? Who was the president of the United ...
1 Views 4,274 ElemPre-Int
Reading Comprehension  Charles Dickens

Reading Comprehension Charles Dickens

, Celebrities/Biographies, ,
  This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts and information about the famous writer Charles Dickens who was born on 7th February in 1812. He created some of the most famou ...
1 Views 11,094 Elem
J.S.Bach and Baroque Music

J.S.Bach and Baroque Music

Vivien Bieliková
, , Celebrities/Biographies
  The presentation comprises teaching material related to Baroque Music and the personality of J.S.Bach a – the sort of dissemination for non-commercial purposes to the widest commun ...
1 Views 4,152 Elem
Cloze Exercise  Abraham Lincoln

Cloze Exercise Abraham Lincoln

Celebrities/Biographies, , ,
  This fun educational cloze activity can be used in your class when teaching students reading comprehension. Students read the facts about the 16th President of the United States, Abraham ...
1 Views 4,097 ElemPre-Int
Reading Comprehension  Abraham Lincoln

Reading Comprehension Abraham Lincoln

, Celebrities/Biographies, ,
  Abraham Lincoln was born on 12 February 1809. He was the 16th President of the United States of America, serving from March 1861 through April 1865, until he was assassinated. Students c ...
2 Views 7,249 ElemPre-Int
Washington  How many words?

Washington How many words?

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  This short worksheet can be used as an extra teaching resource to improve the vocabulary and spelling. How many words can your students make by rearranging the letters in the word WASHIN ...
1 Views 2,579 ElemPre-Int
James Dean

James Dean

Alyona
, , Celebrities/Biographies,
  This worksheet will help students practice their listening skills and learn some useful vocabulary including set phrases. It can be set as a home task or done in pairs during a lesson. I ...
1 Views 3,899 Pre-IntInt
Celebrities from the past: Using Verbs

Celebrities from the past: Using Verbs

, Celebrities/Biographies
  This worksheet contains 6 cards with celebrities from the past. Students can research and fill in the personal information of each celebrity include complete sentences using the pas ...
1 Views 5,559 Elem
Cloze Activity - Rosa Parks

Cloze Activity - Rosa Parks

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Students are asked to read the sentences and fill in the missing words from the word bank to complete the facts about Rosa Parks. This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk Example: Rea ...
1 Views 19,551 ElemPre-Int
Biography - Rosa Parks

Biography - Rosa Parks

Celebrate Rosa Parks' birthday with this biography report form all about this inspirational lady. Why was Rosa Parks arrested? How did President Clinton honour Rosa Parks? Students are asked to c ...
1 Views 16,589 ElemPre-Int
Word Search Activity - Rosa Parks

Word Search Activity - Rosa Parks

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This word search can be used as a fun activity with your class when teaching students about Rosa Parks. Students to try and find the words relating to Rosa Parks hidden in the word search grid a ...
1 Views 8,441 Elem
Believe Me or Not - Queen Elizabeth II (Card game)

Believe Me or Not - Queen Elizabeth II (Card game)

Ekaterina Shevchenko
Celebrities/Biographies, ,
Have you ever wondered why Elizabeth II is so popular? This simple card game will help you to learn more about one of the most popular monarchs of our time. You may use this game as a time filler ...
1 Views 10,655 Pre-Int
History of Art in English- Tamara de Lempicka student A and B

History of Art in English- Tamara de Lempicka student A and B

Joanna Jastrzębska
Celebrities/Biographies,
Biography of Tamara de Lempicka for students interested in the History of Arts. Students take turns to ask each other questions to learn facts about her life. It also presents a definition of Ar ...
1 Views 7,755 Adv
Inspirational Oscar Speech  Matthew McConaughey

Inspirational Oscar Speech Matthew McConaughey

Agnieszka
, , Celebrities/Biographies
It is an Oscar Speech for advanced level students. It is a very interesting listening exercise. It is very motivational and inspirational. It includes lots of useful vocabulary. This exercise can ...
1 Views 8,087 Adv
Remembering Aretha Franklin - Video and Worksheet

Remembering Aretha Franklin - Video and Worksheet

Chocolate Addict
Celebrities/Biographies, , ,
A tribute to Aretha Franklin: first a video from The New York Times (it has captions if needed) and then an article about her life and career. First I ask students what they know about Aretha Fra ...
1 Views 13,561 IntAdv
How Harry met Meghan/ Brangelina Love Story

How Harry met Meghan/ Brangelina Love Story

Anastasia
, , Celebrities/Biographies,
This is a worksheet suitable for Elementary or Pre-Intermediate students who are interested in celebrities and romance. The activity allows students to re-construct the timelines of two love stori ...
1 Views 14,284 ElemPre-Int

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