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2 Listen to a quiz about these three writers and answer as quickly as possible. Who wrote the first detective story? What’s the name of Agatha Chritie’s famous detective? When did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle create Holmes? Edgar Allan Poe wrote the first detective story. Hercule Poirot is the name of Agatha’s Christie famous detective. Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes in 1887.

3 How long ago did Agatha Christie create Hercule Poirot? Did Poe only write mystery stories? How long ago did Poe write the first detective story? When did Hercule Poirot first appear? What did Doyle do in 1891? She created Hercule Poirot 92 years ago. No, he didn’t. He also wrote love poems. He wrote the first detective story 171 years ago. He first appeared in Doyle killed Holmes.

4 Practise speaking: use the information below to ask and answer questions. Look at the example: J.K. Rowling write/ the first Harry Potter book When did J.K. Rowling write the first Harry Potter book? She wrote the first Harry Potter book in /…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

5 Practise speaking: use the information below to ask and answer questions. Look at the example: J.K. Rowling write/ the first Harry Potter book How long ago did J.K. Rowling write the first Harry Potter book? She wrote the first Harry Potter book 15 years ago. 1878/…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

6 Now, it’s your turn. Sir Alexander Fleming discover/ penicilin When did Sir Alexander Fleming discover penicilin? He discovered penicilin in /…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

7 Now, it’s your turn. Sir Alexander Fleming discover/ penicilin How long ago did Sir Alexander Fleming discover penicilin? He discovered penicilin 84 years ago. 1878/…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

8 Neil Armstrong walk on the moon When did Neil Armstrong walk on the moon? He walked on the moon in /…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

9 Neil Armstrong walk on the moon How long ago did Neil Armstrong walk on the moon? He walked on the moon 43 years ago. 1878/…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

10 France give/ the Statue of Liberty to the USA When did France give the Statue of Liberty to the USA? France gave the Statue of Liberty to the USA in /…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

11 France give/ the Statue of Liberty to the USA How long ago did France give the Statue of Liberty to the USA? France gave the Statue of Liberty to the USA 126 years ago. 1878/…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

12 Thomas Edison Invent / the electric light bulb When didThomas Edison invent the electric light bulb? He invented the electric light bulb in /…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago

13 Thomas Edison Invent / the electric light bulb How long ago didThomas Edison invent the electric light bulb? He invented the electric light bulb 134 years ago. 1878/…… years ago. 1886/ …… years ago 1928/ …… years ago. 1969/ …… years ago 1997/ …… years ago


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