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1  Reading makes a full man. Francis Bakon  Reading is to the mind what exercises to the body. Richard Steele  All books are divisible into two classes: the book of hour and the book of all time. John Ruskin  Чтение для ума — то же, что физические упражнения для тела.  Все книги делятся на два класса: книга на час и книга на всю жизнь.  Чтение делает человека знающим.

2 Do You Know the Words? 1. the main character a) в бурном море 2.author of the novel b) страна чудес 3.climb high mountains c) быть знаменитым во всем мире 4.in the stormy sea d) главный герой 5.adventure land e) автор романа 6.be famous all over the world f) наслаждаться красотой природы 7.enjoy the beauty of nature g) подниматься высоко в горы 8. fairy-tales and fables 9. imaginary lands

3 Answer the questions. 1.What is the world of books full of? 2. Do you like adventure books? Why? 3. Do you enjoy reading fairy-tales and fables? Why? 4. What do they teach us? 5. Do you like to travel to imaginary lands with the heroes of adventure books? 6. Have you read books about famous people?

4 1.“Romeo and Juliet” a) D. Defoe 2.“Robinson Crusoe” b) W. Shakespeare 3.“Oliver Twist” c) R.L. Stevenson 4.“The Hobbit” d) R. Kipling 5.“Peter Pan” e) M. Twain 6.“Treasure Island” f) L. Carrol 7.“Mowgli” g) J.R.R. Tolkien 8.“Gulliver’s Travels” h) J.M. Barrie 9.“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” i) J. Swift 10.“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

5 To read or not to read - that is the question)) I wonder how many people here like reading books..what genres d'you prefer?? what's the latest book you read and liked/disliked?? do you read books in English?? Bizarra 22  Hi! I don't like to read, except some books on psychology, especially about relation ships between man and woman :). So, my last book was about it. I don't want to tell you the title :). It's too personal :). In English I read Tolkien The Lord of the rings. It's hard to read, but I liked it a lot. And what about you? Libran, 21  For me this question is quite clear - definitely to read. Reading broadens your horizons, so the more your read, the more doors you can open. Of course I'm talking about the doors of creative thinking, of a new concepts and perspectives in your life. Life is a constant process of getting something new and if you don't get it a long period of time, your life becomes an empty automatic reflex. Reading books is a way to find that doors which are still closed for you. It's not the only but proven way to do this, that's why it'll never die. Blink, 20

6 I like reading. But I can't say what genre is my favourite, it mostly depends on my mood)). So last I've read are by Fauls and Gavalda. It was a real pleasure to read them. And in English I read Nice work by D.Lodge now. It's so interesting and funny!!! Funnyghost Well, I like books. I like reading books in original... In my spare time I like translating articles from magazines, and what I see in russian translations of books - sometimes the translation is so awful) so I prefer to read in English. Leon,17 To read or not to read?.. Certainly, to read! I am reading now "Three Dumas" by Андре Моруа. But this is not the main matter. The matter is that my 11 years old granddaughter likes reading very much, though she is not against the PC. This honey girl has read Mark Twain, Arkady Gaidar, Vitaly Bianky and many other books. We (grandparents) are very pleased of that. Poseidon, 63

7 To read or not to read? 1. Books can tell us a lot of about life's of famous people, latest news and so on. 2. Books help to learn about all in the world and solve life problems. and solve life problems. 3. It is the perfect way to spend free time.

8 Libraries.  “A home without books is a body without soul." Marcus Tullius Cicero  The Word library comes from the Latin word 'liber', meaning 'book'

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10 Great Libraries Moscow State Library British Museum Library Library of Congress, USA

11 William Shakespeare. Name: William Shakespeare Name: William Shakespeare Born: 1564 Born: 1564 Place of birth: Stratford-upon-Avon Place of birth: Stratford-upon-Avon Parents: Glove-maker and leather dresser. Parents: Glove-maker and leather dresser. Education: The local grammar school. Education: The local grammar school. Dream: He wanted to become an actor, when Dream: He wanted to become an actor, when he was a boy. he was a boy. Famous tragedies and plays: “Romeo and Famous tragedies and plays: “Romeo and Juliet”, “Julius Caesar”, “Hamlet”, “Othello”, Juliet”, “Julius Caesar”, “Hamlet”, “Othello”, “King Lear” and “Macbeth”. “King Lear” and “Macbeth”. Comedies: “ A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Comedies: “ A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Twelfth Night” and so on. “Twelfth Night” and so on. Historical plays: “Richard III” and “Henry V”. Historical plays: “Richard III” and “Henry V”. Work: Writer and actor at the Globe Theatre in Work: Writer and actor at the Globe Theatre in London. London. Died: 1616 Died: 1616 W.ShakespeareW.Shakespeare.

12 The works of Shakespeare. “Othello” “King Lear” “Twelfth Night” “Richard III”

13 Robert Burns. Name: Robert Burns. Born: 1759 Place: Alloway. Parents: Farmers. Hobbies: He helped farther, told folk-tales for children and read much. Favorite writer: William Shakespeare. Age, when he began to write: 15 years old. Death of father: 1784 He wrote hundreds of songs and poems, mainly on country life, love and national pride. Died:1796 His poems His poems are known and loved by people are known and loved by people all over the world! all over the world!

14 We read to learn more learn something new get new information entertain learn the world remind us of what we know … do homework enjoy

15 Books help us… to solve the problems of our life to make new friends to study better to learn more

16  I think reading…  What about me I prefer …  I agree that books …  I consider that …  To my mind books …  As for me I’m fond of … (is important/boring, help(s) to relax/to educate, takes too much time, hurts eyes)

17 Resources  Миньяр-Белоручева А.П. Устный экзамен. Теория и практика. «Экзамен». Москва  Полякова Е.Б. English for older children. «Фарминвест», «Русское слово». Москва  Сушкевич А.С. English Topics. «Аверсев», Минск,  0library&stype=image 0library&stype=image 0library&stype=image   _19687.doc _19687.doc _19687.doc 


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