jueves, 10 de enero de 2013

Fifth Book

Name: The story of John Lennon
Author: Eileen Prince
Theme: The story of John Lennon's life
Characters: John Lennon, Julia Lennon, The Beatles (Paul, Ringo and George), Chynthia, Yoko Ono, Mary Lennon, his family.


1.- Fill in each blank with either the adjetive in parentheses or its -ly adverb form. The first one is done for you.

a) John's mother was (constant) constantly listening to music.
b) Alf Lennon's treatment of his wife was not (exceptional) exceptional.
c) Jack Lennon spent much of his life in the United States, but his (actual) actual home was England.
d) The birth of John Winston Lennon was a (significant) significant event for his aunt Mimi.
e) Alf Lennon came home (infrequent) infrequently.
f) (eventual) Eventualy, Julia moved in with a friend.  
g) Alf an Julia were (legal) legaly married.
h) It (certain) certainly must have been difficult for Julia to take care of John by herself.
i) It was (unfortunate) unfortunately for Alf Lennon that his parents died when he was quite young.
j) He and his brothers must have been (extreme) extremely upset.

2.- Complete each sentence by putting the appropiate word or phrase from the list after the form of the verb get. Use each word or phrase only once. The first one is done for you.

                       along with                                                           in the way of 
                       back                                                                     married
                       her to do anything                                            to know
a) John Lennon and Cynthia Powell got married when they were in their early twenties.
b) Cynthia wanted to please John so much that it seemed that he could get her to do anything.
c) They spent a lot of time together, and Cynthia got along with John's half-sisters quiet well.
d) Cynthia was a quiet, polite, young woman. Therefore, she got to know most of John's family and friends very easly.
e) John did not get back home in time for the birth of their son.
f) John Lennon and Brian Epstein did not want anything to get in the way of John's being popular with young woman.

3.- Fill each blanck with the word in parentheses that correctly completes the idiom. The first one is done for you.

a) Yoko Ono hoped to (do/make) make a name for herself in the West.
b) Before meeting John, Ono had (led/played) played quite a full life.
c) John and Yoko Ono started to go out (for/with) with each other while they were still married to other people.
d) In the 1960s, many westerns were (about/into) into easter religions and philosophies.
e) One of John's most famous songs asked people to (give/led) give pace a chance. 

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