ESL Lesson #88 - A Book Report

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A Book Report


I have to write a biography about a famous person. I can choose any person who is alive or deceased. I don't have any ideas. I'm going to the library tonight. Hopefully, I'll be able to find some good books to read. I have three weeks to finish the assignment. I searched online, but I didn't get any inspirations. This is going to take some time. I need to get a good grade on this book report. It counts for the majority of my history grade. When we got to the library, there weren't any parking spots left. It must be a busy night. There were some spots available across the street. When we got inside, there weren't many biographies left. Many books were already checked out. I walked up and down the aisles. There were some books on former presidents and leaders of the world. But I didn't want to pick any person. I want to write about a person with some character. My older brother tried to give me some ideas, but they didn't interest me. After a couple of hours, he wanted to leave. He doesn't have any patience. I was desperate, so I decided to pick up any book. Then, I saw the ideal book for me. My favorite subject is science, so I should write about my favorite scientist. His name is Albert Einstein.


Watch a slide show of all the vocabulary words in this lesson.

If you would like more vocabulary practice, go to the vocabulary flashcard page and study each word separately. After studying the vocabulary, practice speaking in the next ESL study session.

Vocabulary Flashcard Speaking Practice
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