Monday, 21 March 2011

Isabel Allende

This is an interview with my one of my favourite authors Isabel Allende.

Option A : Try and answer the following questions.

1) In the society that Allende grew up in, what were women expected to grow up to be?

2) What was her first novel?

3)  When and where did she write her first novel?

4) How old was she when she called herself a "writer"?

5) When did she leave the country to live in exile?

OPTION B

Complete the sentences...

If I were born a man, I would've written my memoirs at......................

You weren't supposed to be successful in any .........................................

There were of course, some English spinsters who had all committed .....................

Deep in my heart I wanted to be a .............................

I had all these stories................................

I had no idea of the ....................................

I was just a ..............................................

The writer is proven in the .............................

I was 45 years old, when I felt that I was a.....................................................



Interview

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Saturday, 1 January 2011

JM - Vocabulary

Hi JM,

Happy New year to you and your family from me and my family!

Here is a little advanced vocabulary activity. Have a go.

Vocabulary Activity

See you soon,

Leahn