You Are What You Eat

HOMEWORK FOR 3 ESO STUDENTS.

Check this new blog for your homework http://eso3englishblog.wordpress.com

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Describe these People

Describe these people's appearance and personality. What are they wearing?

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Miguel de Cervantes

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Martin Luther King Jr

Michael Jackson

Joel Rubio

2 ESO Students and their ACER Netbooks

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Student's Working On Their Netbooks

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My Town Suances

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JOSÉ MIGUEL, PABLO AND DIEGO'S VIDEO DIARY

ANTONIO'S VIDEO DIARY

EMILIO AND JORGE'S VIDEO DIARY.

MARÍA, MÓNICA AND LUIS' VIDEO DIARY

School Video Diary

Emilio and Adrián García's Dough Dinos

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Lara and Desirée

Joel

video

Miriam's Video Diary

video

alba y miryam

video





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video

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REVISION EXERCISES

Check the Grammar Section for Revision Exercises.

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Monica's video.

A demo video by Mónica. She had some trouble with the video file. The ultimate version will be published soon.

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Luis' Video

This is a demo video by Luis. He had some problems with the recording. I'm sure he'll sort them out soon.

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Introducing José Miguel, Diego and Pablo.

This is a demo video by José Miguel, Diego and Pablo.

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS.


GOLDILOCKS

MY SUMMER HOLIDAYS

1. Spent 2. Was 3. Were 4. Stayed 5. Went
6. Got 7. Tried 8. Were 9. Ate 10. Put
11. Visited 12. Found 13. Loved 14. Were 15. Had

Last summer I went on vacation with my family in Salou.
Salou was big and very nice.
In Salou i went to the beach every day , at the aqua park and
at the Port Aventura.
In the beach i swam and make sand castles.
I tried went at the striptease.
I loved Salou!

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Listening

LISTENING

4. Michelle and Jamie are each presenting a biography in class. Listen to their presentations.
Which people from the list below don´t they mention in their presentations?
Kirk Douglas, Michael Keaton, Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Jamie´s mother, Jamie´s grandfather, Jamie´s father.

5. Listen again. Copy and complete the sentences.
1. Michael Douglas was born in 1944.
2. Douglas won an Oscar in 1996.
3. Douglas has got the same birthday as his children.
4. Marie is sixty-two years old.
5. Marie met her husband at a party.
6. Marie and her husband lived in Ontario on a

6. Can you remember the following details?
1. How many children have Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones got?
They had two children.
2. How old was Marie when she met her husband?
Marie was known in twenty years old.

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woodstock

WOODSTOCK

1. Are these staments true or false?.
1. There were more than 500.000 people in Woodstock Festival. TRUE.
2. Bob Dylan didn´t go to Woodstock. FALSE.
3. Hippies protested against the Vietnam War. TRUE.
4. Two people died during the festival. TRUE.
5. Hippies experimented with drugs. TRUE.
6. There were two births during the Festival. TRUE.
7. Hippies didn´t like materialism. TRUE.
8. The Festival didn´t have any negative points. FALSE.



2. Write the past simple of these verbs.
Play PLAYED
Listen LISTENED
Dress DRESSED
Live LIVED
Walk WALKED
Carry CARRIED
Look LOOKED
Love LOVED
Arrest ARRESTED
Protest PROTESTED
Dance DANCED
Talk TALKED
Move MOVED
Marry MARRIED

3. These are photos of famous artists who had one thing in common: a tragic death. Can you guess who they are? Read their descriptions and write their numbers in the boxes.
1. d
2. b
3. f
4. e
5. g
6. a
7. c
8. h

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Past simple or Past Continuous


1. David was shaving when hsi wife came home yesterday.
2. The Claytons were celebrating a birthday party when I phoned last Friday. Susan was recorsing everything with her camcorder and everybody was having fun.
3. When the earthquake destroyed their house, the Claytons were shopping in town. Luckily, they weren´t sleeping or watching TV at home.
4. Whilw Tom and Sally were going to school, their little sister was sleeping peacefully in her bed. She was with the flu.
5. When the party started, people were dancing and laughing. Everyone was drinking and having a good time.
6. As soon as I saw the burglar breakig into my neighbour´s house, I called the police.
7. The chef was cooking a delicious meal when the guest started to arrive.
8. The man was talking on the phone when he creshed against the other car. On the other hand, the woman was putting on some make-up when the accident happened.
9. Mike heard an unexpected sound downstairs and he immediately got up and went to check everyting was alright.
10. Diana was kissing her boyfriends when her parents came back home from the theatre.

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superlative and comparative

a) Compare people using the comparative and superlative forms of the adjective.
Compare the following people:
Bob is younger than Homer.
Homer is older than Alice.
Alice is slimmer than Bob.
Bob is shorter than Homer.
Homer is fatter than Bob.
Alice is shorter than Homer.
Homer is uglier than Alice.
Homer is slower than Bob.
Bob is tidier than Homer.
Alice is more beautiful than Bob.
Alice has got longer hair than Bob.
Homer can play the guitar better than Alice.
Alice can run faster than Homer.
Alice draws worse than Bob.
Bob is more intelligent than Homer.
Homer is a more interesting person than Bob.

Compare the following people:
Garfield is older than Sponge Bob.
Sponge Bob is slimmer than Harry.
Harry is taller than Sponge Bob.
Garfield is shorter than Harry.
Garfield is funnier than Harry.
Sponge Bob´s eyed are bigger than Harry´s.
Harry is stronger than Garfield.
Garfield is more beautiful than Harry.
Bob Sponge is better at sports than Garfield.


b) Practise the comparatives and superlatives with these interactive exercises.
1. What is the superlative of "unpleasant"?
Most unpleasant.
2. What is the superlative of "small"?
Smallest.
3. What is the superlative of "deep"?
Deepest.
4. What is the comparative of "heat"?
None of these.
5. What is the comparative of "destructive"?
More destructive.
6. What is the superlative of "soft"?
Softest.
7. What is the superlative of "ugly"?
Ugliest.
8. What is the comparative of "lively"?
Livelier.
9. What is the comparative of "hot"?
Hotter.
10. What is the comparative of "sad"?
Sadder.


c) What do you know about world records? Complete the sentences.
Complete with the superlative form of these adjectives: long, small, large, big, cold, fast, high.
And these nouns: lake, animal, country, mountain, desert, river.
The Vatican is the smalest country in the world.
The blue whale is the largest animal in the world.
The cheetah is the fastest animal in the world.
Everest is the highest mountain in the world.
The Nile is the longest river in the world.
Sahara is the largest desert in the world.
Russia is the largest country in the world.
The great wall of china is the longest wall in the world.
Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa.
Antarctica is the coldest place in the world.

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HOMEWORK

Homework

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LISTENINGS FOR THE EXAM

LISTENINGS FOR THE EXAM

LISTENING 1: The History of Australia

LISTENING 2: Travel Arrangements. Calling the Travel Agency

LISTENING 3: The Museum of Egypt Shop

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HOMEWORK. MONICA'S STUDENTS. FEBRUARY 8

1. Do the exercises to practise the past continuous and the past simple. Check your

answers and correct your mistakes if you have any.



2. Finish your projects on the biographies of people who have worked for values, peace, etc.
a) Powerpoint with basic information (fact file)
b) Writing structuring the informtion.















































































Dear Students,

















Remember that you have to hand in your projects on biographies.

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HOMEWORK. MONICA'S STUDENTS.

1. Learn more about the Woodstock Rock Festival that took place in 1969 and practise the past simple.



Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2. Read about Groundhogs and do the quiz.

1. Reading: Groundhog Day.

2. Quiz

homework of the book

2/48 on land at sea in the air

underground motorboat aeroplane
taxi ferry helicopter

tram canoe

train sheep

scooter
van

jeep

motorbike



4/481º. The underground is a type of boat. False

2º. Four the people can ride one motorbike at the same time. False

3º. Trams use electricity. True

4º. More than ten people can travel on a ferry. True

5º. A van is smaller than a scooter. False

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Transport

2.-Where do people use each type of transport in the itinerary.Copy and complete the chart.
On land At sea In the air
Underground Motorboat Aeroplane
Limousine Ferry Helicopter
Tram Canoe
Taxi Yacht
Train Ship
Scooter
Van
Jeep
boat
4.-True or false? Correct the false sentences.
1.The underground is a type of boat.False
The underground is a type of train.
2.Four people can ride one motorbike at the same time.False
One people can ride one motorbike at the same time.
3.Trams use electricity.True
4.More than ten people can travel on a ferry.True
5.A van is smaller than scooter.False
A van is smaller than ferry.
6.A ship is bigger than yacht.True

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LIBBY AND HER PARENTS. MONICA'S STUDENTS

Listen to the conversation between Libby and her parents and answer the questions in exercises 4 and 5 in page 38, Student's Book.

fact file

FacFact File

Martin Luther King Jr.

1-Fact file.

-NAME:Martin Luther King.
-BORN:15th January 1929.
-JOB:Pastor.
-MARRIAGE:Coretta Scott King.
-CHILDREN:He did't has got.
-NATION:Atlanta, Georgia.
-DEATH:Assassinated in 1968.

2-Write a questions and answers based on the biographie of Martin Luther King:

-What's his name? He named Martin Luther King.

-When he was born? He born on 15th January 1929.

-What was his ocupation? He became a pastor.

-Who was his wife? Coretta Scott King.

-How many children had he got? He didn't has children.

-Where he borned? He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

-Why he died? Because he was assassinate.

Fact File

Martin Luther King Jr.

1-Fact file.

-NAME:Martin Luther King.
-BORN:15th January 1929.
-JOB:Pastor.
-MARRIAGE:Coretta Scott King.
-CHILDREN:He did't has got.
-NATION:Atlanta, Georgia.
-DEATH:Assassinated in 1968.

2-Write a questions and answers based on the biographie of Martin Luther King:

-What's his name? He named Martin Luther King.

-When he was born? He born on 15th January 1929.

-What was his ocupation? He became a pastor.

-Who was his wife? Coretta Scott King.

-How many children had he got? He didn't has children.

-Where he borned? He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

-Why he died? Because he was assassinate.



J.K. Rowling

1- Fact file

-NAME:Joanne Kathleen.
-BORN:In 1965.
-JOB:Author.
-MARRIAGE:Jorge Arantes.
-CHILDREN:She has got 2 daughter and 1 son.
-STUDIES:She studied in Exeter University.
-KNOW FOR: Because is the author of the Harry Potter books

2- Write a questions and answers based on the biographie of J.K. Rowling

-Who was J.K.Rowling? J.K.Rowling was author of the Harry Potter books.

-When Joanne´s mother died? She died in 1990.

-Where she did live J.K. Rowling in U.K? She lived in Edinburgh, Scotland.

-What did she do after school? She worked in different offices. She worked the
English teacher.

-Why she was not in special classes? Because the Rowling family was not rich.

-How are the Harry Potter books? Harry Potter is a magic book.

J.K. Rowling

1- Fact file

-NAME:Joanne Kathleen.
-BORN:In 1965.
-JOB:Author.
-MARRIAGE:Jorge Arantes.
-CHILDREN:She has got 2 daughter and 1 son.
-STUDIES:She studied in Exeter University.

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HOMEWORK. MONICA'S STUDENTS.

Print out these worksheets and hand them in tomorrow in class. If you have problems to download them try the Scribd document.

PRESENT SIMPLE/PAST SIMPLE

Fact File of J.K.Rowling

Name: Martin Luther King
Birth: 15 january 1929
Job: Pastor
Marriage: Coretta Scott King
Children:Yolanda Denise King, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King and Bernice Albertine King.

Deach: 4 april 1968
Nacionality: American
Know for:Beliver for a violence

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Answer Martin Luther King

Who was a Martin Luther King?- He was a pastor and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
When was brithday?- Was the 4 April
Wher was he from?- He was from Unitet Stated
What was he did?- He believed in violence
Why won the Nobel Peace Prize?- Because, he did discrimination in a nonviolent.
Who meny years was he when he died?- He death at 39 years old.

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Answer J.K.Rowling

Who was a J.K.Rowling?-She was a famouse Writter
When was her birthday?-Was a 31 July.
Where was She birth?-She was in a England, hospital
What was She did?-She wrote a Harry Potter books
Why was She rich?-Because,Her books it´s very famous and buy this book
How many children She had?-She had two childrens.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

1.Name: Martin Luther King Jr.
2.Birth: January 15, 1929.
3.Job:Pastor
4.Marriage: No.
5.Children:No.
6.Death:April 4, 1968.
7.Nacionalitiy:E.E.U.U
8.Likes:freedrom and equality
9.Family:No.
10.Hobbies: make a world a better place to live
11.Home:He lived in Georgia
12.Studies:about a man named Ghandi.
13.Known for: defended blacks' civil rigts

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Little biographi of Martin Luther King

Name: Martin Luther King.
Birth: In 1929
Job: he´s first job is churn pastor.
Marriage: He marriage with Coretta Scott.
Children: He´s got 4 children: Yolanda Denise , Martin Luther III , Dexter scott and Bercine Albertine.
Death: He death in 1968.
Who: Who is Martin Luther King Famous?
Because he speak a famous speech.
When: When married he?
He married in 1953.
Where: Where he married?
He married in the garden of family scott in Marion.
What: What was the cause of his death?
He was assasinated.
Why:
How: How time life he?
He lived 49 years

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FACT FILE

J.K. Rowling


Name: Joanne Kathleen.

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EMILIO BRUGOS

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter books.

1. J.K.'s name is Joanne Kathleen.
She was born in 1965 in a small town near Bristol, England.
Joanne lived with her parents and her sister.
The Rowling family was not rich. Joanne didn't go to special schools.
She was a quiet child.She loved to read and write stories.
Joanne went to Exeter University,and she finished in 1987.
She worked in different offices. In her free time, she wrote stories.

2. In 1990, Joanne's mother died. Joanne was sad, and she wanted to leave England.
She saw a job in the newspaper for an English teacher.The job was in Portugal.
She had an interview, and she got the job. In Portugal, Joanne married a Portuguese man.
The next year, Joanne had a daughter, but she wasn't happy in her marriage.
She left Portugal with her daughter and went to live to Edinburgh, Scotland, near her sister.

3. Life was difficult for Joanne. She took care of her daughter.
She was alone,and nobody helped her. She had no money and no job.
She lived in a small apartment and began to write stories again.
Joanne first thougth about the Harry Potter story many years ago
on a train. Joanne liked to go a coffee shop to write. She sat there for many hours.
She drank coffee and wrote. Her daughter slept beside her.

4. After five years, Joanne finished writing the first Harry Potter book.
She sent it to many publishers.
They all said that they didn't like it.
Finally,a publisher liked it, but the publisher said," This is a children's book.
Adults won't read.You won't make a lot of money."
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer'Stone was in the bookstores.
J.K.Rowling was very happy. Her dream to publish her book came true.
The book was famous all over the world.

5. Now Harry Potter book is in forty-two languages.
The publisher was wrong about one thing: Everyone loves Harry Potter- children and adults.
Over 100 million books were sold in 1999.Then two Harry Potter books became movies.
J.K.Rowling wrote three more Harry Potter books after that.
People all over the world want more Harry Potter.And what is J.K.Rowling doing now?
She is writing another book!

-Words and Meanings/ Choose the correct word.

1. Good things happened to Joanne.All her dreams came true.
2. J.K.Rowling is an author. She writes books.
3. Joanne was not a noisy child. She was quiet .
4. Joanne lived alone.She didn't live with another person.
5. Joanne had a meeting about a new job. She had an interview .
6. People of all ages like Harry Potter: children and adults.
7. Harry Potter is famous in every country.
It is famous all over the world.

-Opposites/ Find the words in the text that are opposite in meaning to:.

1.happy(paragraph 2)
2.rich(paragraph 1)
3.small(paragraph 2)
4.alone(paragraph 2)
5.love(paragraph 4)
6.finish(paragraph 1)
7.difficult(paragraph 2)
8.different(paragraph 1)
9.quiet(paragraph 1)
10.wrong(paragraph 4)
11.finally(paragraph 3)

-Synonyms/ Find the words in the text that are synonyms in meaning to:.

1.apartament (paragraph 2)
2.children (paragraph 4)
3.author (paragraph 1)
4.shop (paragraph 2)
5.job (paragraph 2)
6.happy (paragraph 3)
7.nobody (paragraph 2)

-Comprehension/ True or False?:.
1. Joanne was an English teacher in Portugal. True
2. Joanne married an English man in Portugal. False
3. Joanne left her daughter in Portugal. False
4. Joanne finished writing the first Harry Potter book after five years. True
5. Every publisher liked the book. False
6. Harry Potter is in twenty-four languages. False

-Comprehension/ Choose the correct question word:.
1. When did she finish the Exeter University? ....in 1987.
2. Why was J.K. Rowling happy? ....because her dream came true.
3. Who is J.K. Rowling ? ....a famous writer
4. Haw did she find a job in Portugal? ....she read a newspaper
5. Where did she start writing her first book? ....in the coffee shop cafe
6. How many books were sold in 1999? ....over 100 million books

-Vocabulary/ Match the country to its language. Write the letter in the box:.
1. Japan c.Japanese
2. England h.English
3. China e.Chinese
4. Spain f.Spanish
5. Italy g.Italian
6. Portugal i.Portuguese
7. Egypt j.Arabic
8. France a.French
9. Russia d.Russian
10. Greece b.Greek

-Spelling/Capital Letters/
Rewrite the sentences and put the capital letters where necessary :.
1. the name of the boy is harry potter. The name of the boy is Harry Potter
2. johanne rowling lived in scotland. Johanne Rowling lived in Scotland
3. you can read harry potter in german. You can read Harry Potter in German
4. she was in united states in september. She was in United States in September
5. joanne married a portuguese man. Joanne married a Portuguese man
6. today is saturday. Today is Saturday
7. she lived near bristol in england. She lived near Bristol in England


) Fill in the text with the Past Simple of the verbs in parentheses:


Martin was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He believed all people had the right to freedom and equality. Martin Luther King didn't believe in violence. He worked and studied hard in school. His goal was to make the world a better place to live. While at college, Martin studied about a man named Gandhi. When Dr. King became the pastor, he became active in civil rights. In 1963, over 250,000 people marched in Washington, D.C. where Dr. King gave his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream.” On the morning of April 4,1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated. He was just thirty-nine years old.

2) Answer the questions:

a) When was Martin Luther King born
He was born on January 15, 1929.
b) Where was he born
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
c) What was his occupation
He became a pastor.
d) What did he believe in
He believed all people had the right to freedom and equality.
e) How many people marched in Washington D.C in 1963
250,000 people.
f) Name his most famous speech.
I have a dream.
g) When did he die
he died in 1968.
h) What was the cause of his death
He was assassinated.
i) How old was he
He was just 39 years old.

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Biography of Martin Luther King Jr

Biography of Martin Luther king Jr

Martin Luther King Jr / Past Simple

1) Fill in the text with the Past Simple of the verbs in parentheses:


Martin was(be) born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He believed(believe) all people had(have) the right to

freedom and equality. Martin Luther King (not) believe in violence. He worked(work) and studied(study) hard in

school. His goal (be) to make the world a better place to live. While at college, Martin studied(study) about a man named

Gandhi. When Dr. King became(become) the pastor, he became active in civil rights. In 1963, over 250,000 people marched(march)

in Washington, D.C. where Dr. King gave(give) his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream.” On the morning of April 4,

1968, Martin Luther King was(be) assassinated (assassinate) . He was(be) just thirty-nine years old.

2) Answer the questions:

a) When was Martin Luther King born He born on the January 15, 1929

b) Where was he born? He born in Atalanta, Georgia

c) What was his occupation? he was a students

d) What did he believe in? In wasn't violence

e) How many people marched in Washington D.C in 1963? Over 250,000 people

f) Name his most famous speech. "I Have a dream"

g) When did he die? On the morning of April 4, 1968

h) What was the cause of his death? Was a assessination

i) How old was he? He was thirty-nine years old

3) Find the past tense of the verbs from the text above:
be was- believe believed- have had- work worked- study studied- become became- march marched- give gave- assassinate assassinated-name named


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Biography of J.K.Rowling

Biography of J.K.Rowling

J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter books.
J. K.'s name is Joanne Kathleen.
She was ( be) born in 1965 in a small town near Bristol, England.
Joanne lived (live) with her parents and her sister.
The Rowling family was not rich. Joanne wasn't go (not go ) to special schools.
She was a quiet child.She loved (love) to read and write stories.
Joanne went( go) to Exeter University,and she finished (finish) in 1987.
She worked(work) in different offices. In her free time, she writed(write) stories.

In 1990, Joanne's mother died . Joanne was sad, and she wanted to leave England.
She saw a job in the newspaper for an English teacher.The job was in Portugal.
She had an interview, and she got the job. In Portugal, Joanne married a Portuguese man.
The next year, Joanne had a daughter, but she wasn't happy in her marriage.
She left Portugal with her daughter and went to live to Edinburgh, Scotland, near her sister.

Life was difficult for Joanne. She took (take) care of her daughter.
She was (be) alone,and nobody helped (help) her. She had ( have) no money and no job.
She lived (live) in a small apartment and began (begin) to write stories again.
Joanne first thought (think) about the Harry Potter story many years ago
on a train. Joanne liked to go a coffee shop to write. She sat (sit) there for many hours.
She drank (drink) coffee and wrote (write). Her daughter slept (sleep) beside her.

After five years, Joanne finished writing the first Harry Potter book.
She sent it to many publishers.
They all said that they didn't like it.
Finally,a publisher liked it, but the publisher said," This is a children's book.
Adults won't read.You won't make a lot of money."
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer'Stone was in the bookstores.
J.K.Rowling was very happy. Her dream to publish her book came true.
The book was famous all over the world.
Now Harry Potter book is in forty-two languages.
The publisher was wrong about one thing: Everyone loves Harry Potter- children and adults.
Over 100 million books were sold in 1999.Then two Harry Potter booksbecame( become) movies.
J.K.Rowling wrote (write) three more Harry Potter books after that.
People all over the world want more Harry Potter.And what is J.K.Rowling doing now?
She is writing another book!

  • quiet
  • author
  • adults
  • alone
  • interview
  • dreams
  • all over the world
1. Good things happened to Joanne.All her dreams came true.
2. J.K.Rowling is an author. She writes books.
3. Joanne was not a noisy child. She was quiet .
4. Joanne lived alone .She didn't live with another person.
5. Joanne had a meeting about a new job. She had an interview .
6. People of all ages like Harry Potter: children and adults .
7. Harry Potter is famous in every country.
It is famous all over the world .




1. sad
2. poor
3. large
4. together
5. hate
6. begin
7. easy
8. same
9. noisy
10. right
11. in the beginning
1. Happy (paragraph 2)
2. rich (paragraph 1)
3. (paragraph 2)
4. (paragraph 2)
5. love (paragraph 4)
6. finish (paragraph 1)
7. dificult (paragraph 2)
8 different (paragraph 1)
9. quiet (paragraph 1)
10. left (paragraph 4)
11. (paragraph 3)



  1. flat
  2. kids
  3. writer
  4. store
  5. occupation
  6. glad
  7. no one
1. (paragraph 2)
2. children (paragraph 4)
3. (paragraph 1)
4. (paragraph 2)
5. (paragraph 2)
6. (paragraph 3)
7. (paragraph 2)

1. Joanne was an English teacher in Portugal. True
2. Joanne married an English man in Portugal. False
3. Joanne left her daughter in Portugal. True
4. Joanne finished writing the first Harry Potter book after five years.True
5. Every publisher liked the book. true
6. Harry Potter is in twenty-four languages. False

1. When did she finish the Exeter University? ....in 1987.

2. Why was J.K. Rowling happy? ....because her dream came true.
3. Who is J.K. Rowling ? ....a famous writer
4. Where did she find a job in Portugal? ....she read a newspaper
5. Where did she start writing her first book? ....in the coffee shop cafe
6. How much books were sold in 1999? ....over 100 million books

1. Japan c. a. French

2. England h. b. Greek
3. China e. c. Japanese
4. Spain f. d. Russian
5. Italy g. e. Chinese
6. Portugal i. f. Spanish
7. Egypt j. g. Italian
8. France a. h. English
9. Russia d. i. Portuguese
10. Greece b. j. Arabic

1. the name of the boy is harry potter. The name of the boy is Harry potter
2. johanne rowling lived in scotland. Johanne Rowling lived in Scotland
3. you can read harry potter in german. You can read Harry Potter in German
4. she was in united states in september.She was in United States in September
5. johanne married a portuguese man. Johanne married a Portuguese man
6. today is saturday. Today is Saturday
7. she lived near bristol in england. She lived near Bristol in england

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr / Past Simple

1) Fill in the text with the Past Simple of the verbs in parentheses:

Martin was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He believed all people had the right to freedom and equality. Martin Luther King didn't believe in violence. He worked and studied hard in school. His goal was to make the world a better place to live. While at college, Martin studied about a man named Gandhi. When Dr. King became the pastor, he became active in civil rights. In 1963, over 250,000 people marched in Washington, D.C. where Dr. King gave his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream.” On the morning of April 4,1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated. He was just thirty-nine years old.

2) Answer the questions:

a) When was Martin Luther King born
He was born on January 15, 1929.
b) Where was he born
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
c) What was his occupation
He became a pastor.
d) What did he believe in
He believed all people had the right to freedom and equality.
e) How many people marched in Washington D.C in 1963
250,000 people.
f) Name his most famous speech.
I have a dream.
g) When did he die
he died in 1968.
h) What was the cause of his death
He was assassinated.
i) How old was he
He was just 39 years old.

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J.K. ROWLING

J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter books.
J. K.'s name is Joanne Kathleen.
She was born in 1965 in a small town near Bristol, England.
Joanne lived with her parents and her sister.
The Rowling family was not rich. Joanne (not go ) to special schools.
She was a quiet child.She loved to read and write stories.
Joanne ( go) to Exeter University,and she (finish) in 1987.
She (work) in different offices. In her free time, she (write) stories.
In 1990, Joanne's mother . Joanne sad, and she to leave England.
She a job in the newspaper for an English teacher.The job was in Portugal.
She an interview, and she the job. In Portugal, Joanne a Portuguese man.
The next year, Joanne had a daughter, but she happy in her marriage.
She Portugal with her daughter and to live to Edinburgh, Scotland, near her sister.
Life was difficult for Joanne. She (take) care of her daughter.
She (be) alone,and nobody (help) her. She ( have) no money and no job.
She (live) in a small apartment and (begin) to write stories again.
Joanne first (think) about the Harry Potter story many years ago
on a train. Joanne liked to go a coffee shop to write. She (sit) there for many hours.
She (drink) coffee and (write). Her daughter (sleep) beside her.
After five years, Joanne writing the first Harry Potter book.
She it to many publishers.
They all that they didn't like it.
Finally,a publisher it, but the publisher said," This is a children's book.
Adults won't read.You won't make a lot of money."
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer'Stone was in the bookstores.
J.K.Rowling very happy. Her dream to publish her book true.
The book was famous all over the world.
Now Harry Potter book is in forty-two languages.
The publisher was wrong about one thing: Everyone loves Harry Potter- children and adults.
Over 100 million books were sold in 1999.Then two Harry Potter books ( become) movies.
J.K.Rowling (write) three more Harry Potter books after that.
People all over the world want more Harry Potter.And what is J.K.Rowling doing now?
She is writing another book!
Words and Meanings/ Choose the correct word.
quiet
author
adults
alone
interview
dreams
all over the world
1. Good things happened to Joanne.All her came true.
2. J.K.Rowling is an . She writes books.
3. Joanne was not a noisy child. She was .
4. Joanne lived .She didn't live with another person.
5. Joanne had a meeting about a new job. She had an .
6. People of all ages like Harry Potter: children and .
7. Harry Potter is famous in every country.
It is famous .
Opposites/ Find the words in the text that are opposite in meaning to:.
1. sad
2. poor
3. large
4. together
5. hate
6. begin
7. easy
8. same
9. noisy
10. right
11. in the beginning
1. (paragraph 2)
2. (paragraph 1)
3. (paragraph 2)
4. (paragraph 2)
5. (paragraph 4)
6. (paragraph 1)
7. (paragraph 2)
8 (paragraph 1)
9. (paragraph 1)
10. (paragraph 4)
11. (paragraph 3)
Synonyms/ Find the words in the text that are synonyms in meaning to:.
flat
kids
writer
store
occupation
glad
no one
1. (paragraph 2)
2. (paragraph 4)
3. (paragraph 1)
4. (paragraph 2)
5. (paragraph 2)
6. (paragraph 3)
7. (paragraph 2)

Comprehension/ True or False?:.
1. Joanne was an English teacher in Portugal.
2. Joanne married an English man in Portugal.
3. Joanne left her daughter in Portugal.
4. Joanne finished writing the first Harry Potter book after five years.
5. Every publisher liked the book.
6. Harry Potter is in twenty-four languages.

Comprehension/ Choose the correct question word:.
1. did she finish the Exeter University? ....in 1987.

2. was J.K. Rowling happy? ....because her dream came true.
3. is J.K. Rowling ? ....a famous writer
4. did she find a job in Portugal? ....she read a newspaper
5. did she start writing her first book? ....in the coffee shop cafe
6. books were sold in 1999? ....over 100 million books

Vocabulary/ Match the country to its language. Write the letter in the box:.
1. Japan a. French

2. England b. Greek
3. China c. Japanese
4. Spain d. Russian
5. Italy e. Chinese
6. Portugal f. Spanish
7. Egypt g. Italian
8. France h. English
9. Russia i. Portuguese
10. Greece j. Arabic
Spelling/Capital Letters/
Rewrite the sentences and put the capital letters where necessary :.
1. the name of the boy is harry potter.
2. johanne rowling lived in scotland.
3. you can read harry potter in german.
4. she was in united states in september.
5. joanne married a portuguese man.
6. today is saturday.
7. she lived near bristol in england.

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