Английские топики по теме: Выдающиеся люди

I like to read books. Literature helps us to live in this world and we learn a lot from books. Lately I have been interested in English literature very much. English books teach us to understand the English language the way Englishmen speak. Such books as “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare help us to… Read Article →

Rudyard Kipling is one of the outstanding British writers. He was born in 1865 in the family of an Englishman in India. He got his education in England but returned to India in 1882. There he spent 6 years working in colonial English press. There he published his first literary works. In 1890 he published… Read Article →

I would like to tell about a writer who became a symbol of the English literature. William Shakespeare, the greatest English poet and dramatist, was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in England. When he was 13 he left school and began to help his father in the trade. He was glad when groups of actors… Read Article →

Sergey Pavlovich Korolev was the Founder of Practical Cosmonautics. Academician Korolev is a famous scientist and a founder of practical cosmonautics. He was the chief constructor of the first Earth sputniks and spaceships. Korolev was born in 1906 in the small Ukrainian town of Zhitomir into a family of teachers. He spent his childhood with… Read Article →

O’Henry is a famous American short-story writer, a master of surprise endings of the stories. He wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. Typical for O’Henry’s stories is a twist of plot which turns on an ironic or coincidental circumstance. William Sidney Porter (O’Henry) was born in Greenboro, North Carolina. His… Read Article →

He was a philosopher. He was 70 years old, baldheaded, with an absurd pug nose and an unkempt beard. He wore nothing but a cloak – no shoes, no shirt; no underwear. He had the merriest of dispositions, no one had ever seen him angry or unkind. He was very brave: he had served as… Read Article →

Thomas Jefferson, one of the American Presidents of the past, was born in Virginia in 1743. When he was 14 years old, his father died and the young boy was left to choose for himself what to do. Jefferson studied literature and languages. He also studied to be a lawyer, and later he wrote many… Read Article →

Almost everybody dreams about being famous sport star or a great actor. But does everybody know how hard it is to have such kind of job? In my opinion being famous is very difficult and people who are famous deserve all the money they earn. A star should be polite and kind because he or… Read Article →

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. His first role was on the sitcom Growing Pains, but his breakthrough film performance came in This Boy’s Life. This was quickly followed by What’s Eating Gilbert Grape; his performance as the mentally handicapped brother of Gilbert (Johnny Depp) brought him… Read Article →

The heartfelt goodbye to the people’s princess sums up how everyone felt about her tragic death. Astonished tourists fighting back their tears watched Englishmen weep unashamedly on the streets of London. And the grief at her senselese death stretched all around the globe – from America to the Far East. Strangers everywhere clutched each other,… Read Article →

Jack London was born in 1876 in San Francisco. His real name was John Griffit. His father was a farmer. The family was extremely poor and the boy had to earn his living after school. He sold newspapers, worked at a factory. Later he became a sailor; during some time he wandered vrith the unemployed…. Read Article →

David Duchovny was born in New York City on the 7th of August, 1960. His father is a writer and his mother is a housewife. Before David was bom his parents had been English teachers. When his parents divorced, David was raised by his mother, along with his sister Laurie and his brother Daniel. David… Read Article →

William Blake, English poet, painter and printer, was born on November 28, 1757. You may have read his poems – about the lamb, the tiger, or his sad song about the poor chimney sweep. The strange thing is that in his own time many people thought him mad. Almost a century passed after his death… Read Article →

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