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1 How to Become A Nobleman (Nobility and Honorable titles)
2 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.
3 Look at the pictures and determine: Who are these people?What do they have in common?
10 KEY 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
12 Sir Elton John: (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) an English singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.four-decade careerhas sold more than 250 million recordsone of the most successful artists of all time.has more than 50 Top 40 hits,has won six Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony 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,was knighted in 1998.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).
13 Sir James Paul McCartney: born 18 June 1942is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer.Played with The Beatles (1960–1970) and Wings (1971–1981)is the most commercially successful songwriter in the history of popular music, according to Guinness 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.BBC News Online readers named McCartney the "greatest composer of the millennium“BBC News cites his Beatles song "Yesterday" as the most covered song in the history of recorded musichas taken part in projects to help international charities.is an advocate for animal rights, for vegetarianism, and for music education;he is active in campaigns against landmines, seal hunting, and Third World debt.
14 Dame Agatha Christie: 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976 was a British crime writer of novels, short stories and playswrote romances under the name Mary Westmacottshe is best remembered for her 80 detective novelsAccording 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.has sold more than her roughly four billion copies of novelsAccording to UNESCO, Christie is the most translated individual authorher books have been translated into at least 103 languages.
15 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
16 Characters created by A. Christie: Miss Jane Marple;Hercule Poirot;Captain Arthur Hastings;Tommy and Tuppence
17 Translate the titles of the stories and novels: 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 Express7. Ten Little Niggers.
18 KEY: 1. Three Act Tragedy - Трагедия в трех актах 2. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? - Ответ знает Эванс3. The A.B.C. Murders - Убийства по алфавиту4. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe - Раз, раз — гость сидит у нас/ Раз, два, три, пряжку застегни5. By the Pricking of My Thumbs - Пальцы чешутся, к чему бы?6. Murder on the Orient Express - Убийство в Восточном экспрессе7. Ten Little Niggers - Десять негритят