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How to Become A Nobleman (Nobility and Honorable titles)
Rules: Do take an active part in our work. Be polite and respectful to your fellows and opponents. If you know the answer, please, raise your hand instead of shouting out! Each correct answer brings your team one point.
Look at the pictures and determine: Who are these people? What do they have in common?
Margaret Thatcher – The Conservatives Prime Minister; Winston Churchill - The greatest statesman and author; Agatha Christie – British crime writer and novelist; Elton John – Famous British musician and singer; Paul McCartney – Famous British musician and singer; Vasily Livanov – Famous Russian actor KEY
Titles: Margaret Thatcher – Baroness; Winston Churchill – Sir; Agatha Christie – Dame; Elton John – Sir; Paul McCartney – Sir; Vasily Livanov – Commander
Sir Elton John: (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) an English singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. English four-decade career has sold more than 250 million records one of the most successful artists of all time. successful artists of all timesuccessful artists of all time has more than 50 Top 40 hits, Top 40Top 40 has won six Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony Award. Grammy AwardsAcademy AwardGolden Globe AwardTony AwardGrammy AwardsAcademy AwardGolden Globe AwardTony Award In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him Number 49 on its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. has been heavily involved in the fight against AIDS since the late 1980s, AIDS was knighted in 1998. knighted In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him as the most successful male solo artist on "The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists" (third overall, behind only The Beatles and Madonna). The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time ArtistsThe BeatlesMadonnaThe Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time ArtistsThe BeatlesMadonna
Sir James Paul McCartney: born 18 June 1942 is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. Played with The Beatles (1960–1970) and Wings (1971–1981) The BeatlesWingsThe BeatlesWings is the most commercially successful songwriter in the history of popular music, according to Guinness World Records. popular musicGuinness World Records popular musicGuinness World Records wrote some of the most popular songs in the history of rock music. 60 gold discs and sales of 100 million singles in the UK. gold discssinglesgold discssingles BBC NewsBBC News Online readers named McCartney the "greatest composer of the millennium“ BBC News BBC News cites his Beatles song "Yesterday" as the most covered song in the history of recorded music YesterdaycoveredYesterdaycovered has taken part in projects to help international charities. is an advocate for animal rights, for vegetarianism, and for music education; animal rightsvegetarianismmusic educationanimal rightsvegetarianismmusic education he is active in campaigns against landmines, seal hunting, and Third World debt. landminesseal huntingThird World debtlandminesseal huntingThird World debt
Dame Agatha Christie: 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976 was a British crime writer of novels, short stories and plays was a British crime writer of novels, short stories and playsBritishcrime writernovelsshort storiesplaysBritishcrime writernovelsshort storiesplays wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott romances she is best remembered for her 80 detective novels According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Christie is the best- selling writer of books of all time and, with William Shakespeare, the best- selling author of any kind. Guinness Book of World RecordsWilliam ShakespeareGuinness Book of World RecordsWilliam Shakespeare has sold more than her roughly four billion copies of novels billion According to UNESCO, Christie is the most translated individual author UNESCO her books have been translated into at least 103 languages.
What character doesn’t belong to the creative works of Agatha Christie? Miss Jane Marple; Sherlock Holmes; Hercule Poirot; Dukalis; Viola Tarakanova; Megret; Agent Scully; Captain Arthur Hastings; Tommy and Tuppence
Characters created by A. Christie: Miss Jane Marple; Hercule Poirot; Captain Arthur Hastings; Tommy and Tuppence
1.Three Act Tragedy. 2. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? 3. The A.B.C. Murders. 4. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe. 5. By the Pricking of My Thumbs. 6. Murder on the Orient Express 7. Ten Little Niggers. Translate the titles of the stories and novels:
KEY: 1. Three Act Tragedy - Трагедия в трех актах 2. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? - Ответ знает Эванс 3. The A.B.C. Murders - Убийства по алфавиту 4. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe - Раз, раз — гость сидит у нас/ Раз, два, три, пряжку застегни 5. By the Pricking of My Thumbs - Пальцы чешутся, к чему бы? 6. Murder on the Orient Express - Убийство в Восточном экспрессе 7. Ten Little Niggers - Десять негритят