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Worksheets for celebrity
 
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Maggie Cheung cut-up (757)
Simple (elem / lower int) biography of Maggie Cheung cut into 24 short segments. These can easily be grouped to make a smaller number of segments if necessary. Students stand in a circle. One segment per student. Put themselves in story order.
 
 

 

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Hong Kong celebrity sqares (753)
20 squares with split sentences about Hong Kong celebrities
 
 

 

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Fact sheet - Brad Pitt (751)
 
 

 

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Fact sheet - Andy Lau (752)
 
 

 

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Famous people (648)
Twenty four cards with famous people, mostly living. Nine Chinese, of which 7 from HK. Can be used for yes / no questions games e.g. 'Who am I?'
 
 

 



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General English course books (adults)


Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 1 Friends  Pages 4 - 6
Fame: identifying celebrities from photos; talking about celebrities in your country; interview with Jade Jagger; making subject and object questions about celebrities.
 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 11 Sell  Pages 104 - 105
Reading : the truth about life with Sharon Stone;
Unit 1 Images  Page 9 
'Image queen'. Reading passage (challenging) on Madonna's changing images.
 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 
Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
Module 7 Ambitions and dreams  Pages 62 - 63
Students talk about ambitions now and when they were young. Listening: childhood ambitions of 8 celebrities
Module 7 Ambitions and dreams  Page 66 
Reading: interview with Ewan McGregor Speaking: Write and act an interview with a famous person
 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 1 Past and present  Pages 8 - 9  Reading
Reading charting progress of five different groups / singers
 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 1 Impressions  Pages 8 - 9  Reading: Image Queen
Longer article on Madonna. Comprehension questions and vocabulary work.
Unit 5 Ritual  Pages 46 - 47  Mind games
Reading text about the rituals practised by famous sports stars before matches. Comprehension questions + vocabulary work
 

Speaking / listening skills books


Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 
Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
Listening 13 - Diana's story  Pages 34 - 35
Interview with Diana Hayden (1997 Miss World).
 


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