Famous People: Mother Teresa | Podcast #76

Mother Teresa LessonMother Teresa was a revered Catholic nun who helped the poor, the sick, and the dying in India and around the world. She was born on August 26, 1910 and died on September 5th, 1997. Here is a short recording about the famous nun. The full printable Famous People lesson in our library contains a warmup, a reading, comprehension questions, vocabulary review and discussion questions. Preview all of ESL-Library’s Famous People lessons here. If you have any suggestions for topics, please leave a comment.

Coming soon to our podcast…September 11th.

Please introduce your students to our FREE podcasts. These can act as a preview to our Biography, Holiday, Discussion Starter, or Grammar Story lessons. They can also serve as extra listening homework to help your learners develop an understanding of the rhythm of English. Some teachers use our weekly podcast (posted every Wednesday) as a warm up for an online tutoring session.

If you’re interested in helping your students develop their listening skills, check out Brad Patterson’s latest blog post, where teachers comment on this issue.

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Tara Benwell

Tara Benwell is a freelance writer and editor who specializes in materials and articles for the ELT industry. She is the media director and head writer for ESL-Library. Her debut novel, The Proper Order of Things is available on Amazon and in the iBookstore.   Website: http://www.tarabenwell.com   Twitter: @tarabenwell