The following ESL resources are available for Celebrity:
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.
20 squares with split sentences about Hong Kong celebrities
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?'
General English course books (adults)
Unit 1 Friends Pages 4 - 6Fame: identifying celebrities from photos; talking about celebrities in your country;
interview with Jade Jagger; making subject and object questions about celebrities.
Unit 11 Sell Pages 104 - 105Reading : the truth about life with Sharon Stone;
Unit 1 Images Page 9 'Image queen'. Reading passage (challenging) on Madonna's changing images.
Sarah Cunningham Peter Moore
Module 7 Ambitions and dreams Pages 62 - 63Students talk about ambitions now and when they were young.
Listening: childhood ambitions of 8 celebrities
Peter Moore Sarah Cunningham
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
Jeremy Harmer Carol Lethaby