Dear students! We are happy to present you videos devoted to British writers and hope that you will find the videos informational and useful! Watch the videos and solve the quiz! Видео - part 1 1. What British writers are mentioned at the very beginning of the video? 2. What is the name of the theatre initiated by W. Shakespeare and his playing company? 3. When did the theatre burn down? 4. When was the theatre rebuilt? 5. The rebuilt theatre is extraordinary by many things. One of them is the lack of… 6. What inspired the outstanding English writers Thomas Hardy and William Wordsworth during their writing career? 7. What influenced Charles Dickens? 8. What famous novels were written by Charles Dickens in his house which has now been turned into a museum? 9. At what age did Charles Dickens start working? 10.What are the 2 things which Ch. Dickens wrote about and which are still very relevant today? Видео 2 11. Name the authors of «1984», «The Chronicles of Narnia», «The Lord of the Rings». 12. Name the market which is the location of Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter films where wizards come shopping. 13. Name the author of the children’s novels which served as the basis for the Harry Potter films. 14. How many copies of the Harry Potter books have been sold throughout the world? 15. What expression does Amanda Craig use while speaking of J. Rowling’s impact on literature? 16. Name the author of «Dark Materials» trilogy? 17. Name the author of «The James Bond» spy novel for teenagers. 18.Name the author of «How to Train your Dragon». 19. Complete the expression which the novelist and the Times critic for children’s literature Amanda Craig mentions while elaborating on the reasons why Britain is such a breeding ground for writing talent: «we want to make them (people) feel... ». 20. Amanda Craig names 2 great authors who have always served as an example for British writers. Who are they? Thank you for taking part in the quiz! The winner will be announced next Monday, April 13, during the closing ceremony of the week of Foreign Languages.