LESSON 9. FAMOUS PERSONALITIES
1. Watch the video about the most famous Indian people of all time. Make a list of them. Have you ever heard about these people?
2. Read the article about famous Indians. Which of them are familiar to you? What do you know about them?
3. Indian freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948. Why was Gandhi killed and what events occurred before and after Gandhi’s murder? The following documentary shows how India was dogged by nationalism and religious conflict on its path to independence – and how these factors mark the country to this day. Watch the video and try to find the answers:
4. Homework – look through the list of famous South Africans – Link 2 . Make up a presentation about one of them.