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Famous English-speaking writers. Daniel Defoe. Is a famous English writer of the eighteenth century. He was born in 1660. He wrote his world famous novel “The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. To write A writer A century A novel Strange Surprising Adventures

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daniel defoe
Daniel Defoe
  • Is a famous English writer of the eighteenth century.
  • He was born in 1660.
  • He wrote his world famous novel “The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.
active vocabulary
To write

A writer

A century

A novel

Strange

Surprising

Adventures

Was based

A sailor

Alone

Desert island

However

To contain

To become

Everyone

To believe

To learn

To catch goats

To make pots

An umbrella

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  • Daniel Defoe was a famous English writer of the eighteenth century.
  • His world famous novel was “The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”.
  • When the book was published in 1719, it immediately became popular.
  • Daniel Defoe didn’t write his book for children. But every child knows “Robinson Crusoe”, how he learned to catch goats and to make pots…
  • Daniel Defoe wrote many other books, but for “Robinson Crusoe” he is called “the father of English prose”.
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the eighteenth century
  • world famous novel
  • surprising adventures
  • to live alone
  • Island (desert)
  • a lot of imagination
  • was published
  • became popular
  • believed
  • made an umbrella
mark twain
Mark Twain
  • The real name of this writer was Samuel Clements.
  • He was born in 1835 in the United States.
  • In 1876 he wrote “The adventures of Tom Sawyer”. This book made him famous.
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  • A real name – настоящее имя
  • Rich - богатый
  • To go to work – пойти работать
  • A newspaper - газета
  • A printer - типограф
  • A reporter - репортер
  • To continue - продолжать
  • A pilot - лоцман
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  • The real name of Mark Twain was Samuel Clements.
  • Настоящее имя Марка Твена было Самуэль Клементс.
  • His family was not rich and he went to work at the age of 12.
  • Его семья была небогатой, и он пошел работать в 12 лет.
  • For (втечение) 2 years he worked for his elder brother’s small newspaper as printer and reporter.
  • В течение 2х лет он работал в маленькой газете его старшего брата, в качестве типографа и репортера
  • In 1857 he became a pilot on the Mississippi river but continued to write.
  • В 1857 он стал лоцманом по реке Миссисипи, но продолжал писать.
  • In 1876 he wrote “The adventures of Tom Sawyer”. This book made him famous.
  • В 1876 он написал «Приключения Тома Сойера». Эта книга сделала его известным.
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