82 cirque du soleil

Cirque du Soleil

Famous Things
  • Int
  • 2 hours
  • 6

Students read a brief history of the world-famous Cirque du Soleil. They review vocabulary, discuss the "rags-to-riches" stories, and practice dialogues between reporters and performers. "Sun" idioms are introduced.

Lesson Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • introduction to sun idioms
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • rags to riches
  • busker
  • stilts
  • commemorate
  • funding
  • contemporary
  • soundtrack
  • symphony orchestra
  • stay put
  • venue
  • headquarters
  • audition