The Bronte Sisters William Shakespeare Robert Burns Graham Greene Jane Austen Сonan Doyle C. Joanne Rowling Robert Louis Stevenson THEY HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME
Let’s check up your homework together! Write about your last or favourite book. Use the phrases which are given below: I am fond of reading… The writer was born … My favourite book is … The book is about … The last book I have read … The writer describes … The book is by … I like the book because …
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William Shakespeare 1564 - 1616 C. Joanne Rowling 1965 B. Arthur Conan Doyle 1859 - 1930
William Shakespeare 1564 - 1616 Shakespeare's funerary monument in Stratford-upon-Avon. The Globe
Conan Doyle's family in New York, 1922 Grave of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at Minstead, England Arthur Conan Doyle statue in Crowborough B. Arthur Conan Doyle 1859 - 1930
"The Elephant House" – one of the cafés in Edinburgh in which Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter novel. C. Joanne Rowling 1965
Complete the sentences according to the texts 1. _____________________a famous playwright, continues to be the greatest writer in the English language. 2. _____________________ was born on 22 May 1859 in Edinburg, ____________________ 3. _____________________author of the best-selling _______________ series of books. 4. __________________ , one of eight children, was the eldest son, and educated at _______________
Complete the sentences according to the texts 5. Several times from 1891 to 1892 _____________________ tried to open a medical practice, first in ___________________, then in Portsmouth and finally in ____________________ 6. ____________________ wrote her first story “Rabbit” at the age of five or six. 7. ___________________37 plays, including ___________________
Complete the sentences according to the texts 8. In 1892, the first out of five collections of ________________ stories was published. 9. By 1920, _____________________ had become one of the highest paid writers in the world. 10. ______________________ quickly became a hit with children and adults alike and won ________________________________
Answer the questions: When was W. Shakespeare born? When was Arthur Conan Doyle born? When was C. Joanne Rowling born? When did he/she live? Where was he/she educated? When and where was he/she started writing? What famous books did he/she write?
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H/W: Ex. 3 p. 169 Write 10 – 15 sentences about your favourite author
speak about… know how to say my own opinion on… Now I give arguments… can find necessary information… express my attitude to…