Ask A Famous Person One Question

Conversation

After a quick greeting, use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.

  • If you could ask a famous person one question, what would you ask? Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
    • What famous person would you want to ask your question?
    • What about this question makes it meaningful to ask?
    • What answer would you expect to receive from this famous person?

Vocabulary

Skip this section if you have 15 minute plan. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
discussion (n) the action of talking about something
They had a great discussion about what they could do to improve the community.
superstar (n) high-profile and successful performer or athlete
The superstar was always being asked questions about what her life was like. 
curious (adj) eager to know or learn something
The little boy was curious about what his favorite soccer player’s routine was.
famous (adj) known about by many people
Since she was famous, she had to be careful about what she posted on social media.
inquire (v) ask for information from someone
The girl wanted to inquire about the movie star of what her favorite food was.
question (v) feel or express doubt about something
Without all the facts lined up, the detective questioned whether he had the whole truth.
spit it out (expression) informally telling someone to just say their answer or response
She told the boy not to hesitate but just to spit it out when answering the question.
ask around (expression) ask a number of people for information or help
In order to get the best information for her paper, she had to ask around from many sources.
draw upon (expression) use knowledge, skills, experience toward a goal
She was able to draw upon her previous experience as a flight attendant to answer the question.
curiosity killed the cat (expression) being overly curious can get you in troublesome situations
When she asked too many personal questions, her mom reminded her that curiosity killed the cat

Something Extra

Read the following quote out loud.

“The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”
― Albert Einstein

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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