Celebrities and Plastic Surgery!

Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on June 20, 2019 and last updated on February 4, 2023

Plastic surgery is becoming more and more popular with celebrities as many are now choosing to go under the knife to change their looks or try and reverse the ageing process.

The response from the general public when they see the results of plastic surgery is often mixed. Some are complimentary about the results whereas others think they actually look worse afterwards than before.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • go under the knife (idiom)
  • popular (adjective)
  • celebrity (noun)
  • famous (adjective)
  • fame (noun)

Conversation Questions

  • Are celebrities getting too much plastic surgery?
  • Have you had or would you ever have plastic surgery?
  • Why do you think so many celebrities are now having plastic surgery?
  • What effect do you think these celebrities have on today‚Äôs youth?
  • What can be the negative effects of plastic surgery?
  • What are the positive things about plastic surgery?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.