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? 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? 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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