Lets 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 …
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
"The Elephant House" – one of the cafés in Edinburgh in which Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter novel.
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?