Friday, October 3, 2014

ESL/EFL Discussion Activity: Famous People

This is a discussion activity about famous people and words that describe people. The main goal of this lesson is to increase the students' vocabulary and fluency. The lesson starts with pictures of famous people and the teacher asks the class to describe the people and explain why they are famous or to ask a question if they do not know who the person is.  The next page is for brainstorming and asks the students to name as many words that they can use to describe people.  Then there is a list of vocabulary words that describes people and finally the activity ends with a list of discussion questions. This can be successfully taught in a virtual classroom and a traditional classroom. The following video is a lesson in google hangouts with upper-intermediate to advanced level students.