sábado, 12 de marzo de 2016

ISE II CONVERSATION 5: PUBLIC FIGURES PAST AND PRESENT

This is the last conversation topic for ISE II. Here you will find resources to practise it.

PUBLIC FIGURES


VOCABULARY

  • Legend
  • Hero
  • Genius
  • Privacy
  • Tabloids
  • To admire
  • To achieve
  • To be successful
  • To contribute

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. Which public figure do you admire most and why? (Can be dead or alive)
  2. Does your country have any famous historical figures? What did they do?
  3. Who is the most important public figure in your country at the moment?
  4. Do you think that celebrities earn too much money these days?
  5. Should celebrities have the right to a private life?
  6. What do you imagine are the main advantages and disadvantages of being famous?
  7. Do you think that all politicians are corrupt?

VIDEOS


Watch this video and answer this question: would you rather be a famous singer, actor, athlete or a politician?


PODCASTS

Listen to these people talking aobut what they would like to be in the future. Six people share what they would rather be: an athlete, politician, actor, or musician. Click here to listen to the podcast. What would you like to be? 
Complete the activities on-line. 



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