Steve Jobs ESL English Lesson Plan 1955-2011

Steve JobsOn October 5th, 2011, Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs died. Jobs was 56 years old, and had been struggling with complications related to pancreatic cancer over the past several years. Steve Jobs has always been a huge inspiration to all of us at ESL Library and Red River Press.  We are very saddened to hear of his death.  In honour of his amazing life and achievements we would like to share this FREE ESL Lesson Plan with all our fellow English teachers around the world.  Please try this lesson in your classes this week.

View and print this FREE English lesson plan on Steve Jobs.

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.” Steve Jobs, as quoted in The Wall Street Journal (Summer 1993)

Here is an Apple Commercial that never aired, narrated by Steve Jobs.  Show it to your students and discuss what makes great people great:

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Check out our many other Famous People ESL Lesson Plans in our Lesson Plan Library.   Go to this lesson.

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    Caro Caracalla says:

    Jan 04, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Keeping the memory alive …



    Skype English Lesson says:

    Oct 08, 2011 at 7:20 am

    Goodbye Steve! We will miss you!!



    Elli Kyprianou says:

    Oct 07, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Thank you for the great lesson on Steve Jobs. Will definitely use it.


    • ESL Library Staff says:

      Oct 13, 2011 at 4:24 pm

      Thanks for stopping by, Elli. We hope it goes well!


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