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John lennon


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Text and audio taken from Mansión Inglés.
Comic images taken from "I love English" magazine.

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John lennon

  1. 1. Objectives In this presentation you will practice reading comprehension and pronunciation . Important This presentation can be used only once. Before closing this presentation, save your changes. Esta presentación puede ser usada sólo una vez. Antes de cerrar la presentación, guarda sus cambios. Instructions <ul><li>Read and listen to the biography. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the biography again and repeat it. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the quiz. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the table. </li></ul><ul><li>Sing a song. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, England. His mother's name was Julia and his father's name was Freddie. </li></ul>John Lennon If audio does not start automatically, click here
  3. 4. <ul><li>John's father was a sailor and worked on a ship. He didn't live with his parents, he lived with his Aunt Mimi and Uncle George. His mother visited him often, but she died when he was 17. </li></ul>John Lennon
  4. 5. <ul><li>John liked art at school, but he wasn't a good student. He loved music, and in 1960 he started a group called The Beatles with Paul McCartney, Pete Best and George Harrison. </li></ul>John Lennon
  5. 6. <ul><li>The Beatles played in Liverpool and Hamburg, Germany. Their manager, Brian Epstein, discovered them in the Cavern Club, Liverpool. </li></ul>John Lennon
  6. 7. <ul><li>Cynthia Powell was John's first wife. They were married on August 23, 1962, and on April 8, 1963, John's first son Julian was born. </li></ul>John Lennon
  7. 8. <ul><li>In 1963, John and Paul helped The Rolling Stones with their first hit song, I wanna be your man . The Beatles first number one song was Please, Please Me . </li></ul>John Lennon Picture credit: http:// /2010/11/ pleasepleasemesingle.jpg
  8. 9. <ul><li>John married Yoko Ono on March 20, 1969 and they stayed in bed for a week in Amsterdam. This was their famous Bed-in for peace . </li></ul>John Lennon Picture credit: http:// / upload /2008/10/12/ cringeworthy_new_book_about_john_lennon_unnecessary / lennon - john - photo - john - lennon -6206279. jpg
  9. 10. <ul><li>John and Yoko's son Sean was born on John's birthday in 1975. </li></ul>John Lennon Picture credit: http:// / cbgbwp / wp - content / uploads /2010/10/John- and -Sean- Lennon.jpg
  10. 11. <ul><li>A crazy man killed John Lennon on December 8, 1980 next to his flat in New York. He was forty when he died. </li></ul>John Lennon Picture credit: http:// /2011/03/ yoko - death.jpg
  11. 12. John Lennon Listen to the text again . Answer the quiz . Complete the table
  12. 13. John Lennon Answer the multiple choice quiz Next, complete the table .
  13. 14. Complete the table Please, save your changes when you finish this presentation. Your name: 1980 His son Sean was born. He married 1969 Name of their first n°1 song: 1963 He started a group. He was born in Liverpool. Fact Year
  14. 15. Credits <ul><li>John Lennon’s biography and audio taken from Mansión Inglés </li></ul><ul><li>Comic, slides 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 taken from I love English magazine, July-August-September 2001. </li></ul>John Lennon Menu: Story / Quiz / Table Prepared by Luis E Sepúlveda S, June 2011 Now, let’s sing one of Lennon’s most famous songs!