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1108

Robin Williams

Famous People

Int – High Int

Students read a short biography about the world-famous American comedian, Robin Williams. They learn new vocabulary and expressions related to laughter. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5-2 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • sitcom
  • impersonation
  • stand-up show
  • in stitches
  • prestigious
  • spin-off
  • ad-lib
  • gig
  • lift one’s spirits
  • pay a visit
  • substance abuse
  • depression
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • True or False
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review B
  • Guessing Game
  • Discussion