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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.

Vocabulary
  • sitcom
  • impersonation
  • stand-up show
  • in stitches
  • prestigious
  • spin-off
  • ad-lib
  • gig
  • lift one’s spirits
  • pay a visit
  • substance abuse
  • depression
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Guessing Game(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion (Reference)