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Famous People


Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read a short biography about Ludwig van Beethoven, the classical composer. Students learn new vocabulary and discuss how artists overcome obstacles.

  • composer
  • strict
  • chapel
  • income
  • symphony
  • deafness
  • socialize
  • decline
  • perform
  • bedridden
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • paraphrasing
  • comprehension questions
  • research discussion
  • vocabulary review
  • questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Extra Information(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Paraphrasing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Writing Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Video Task(Reference)
  • Video Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)