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John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, England. His mothers name was Julia and his fathers name was Freddie. John didnt live with his parents. He lived with Aunt Mimi and Uncle George, but his mother visited him often. When he was seventeen, his mother died. John wasnt a good student at school, but he was good at art and he loved music. His Aunt Mimi bought him his first guitar and he learned to play it by himself. In 1960 he started a group called The Beatles with Paul McCatney, Pete Best and George Harrison. They played in Liverpool, where their manager Brian Epstein discovered them. In 1962 John married his girlfriend of four years, Cynthia Powell and in 1963 their first son, Julian, was born. John married Yoko Ono in 1969. For their honeymoon, they stayed in bed for a week. This was their famous "Bed-In for Peace", the first of many political demonstrations. In 1975 John and Yokos son, Sean, was born. Lennon was forty when he died. He was tragically assassinated next to his New York apartment building on December 8, 1980. He left behind an enormous legacy, not only as a musician, but as a writer, actor and activist.

I. Read the text and answer True, False or Doesnt say. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. John never saw his parents. He got married two times. He wrote most of the songs. Lennon had three children, two boys and a girl. Lennon died in a car accident. The Beatles was the only group he played with. ....................................... ....................................... ....................................... ....................................... ....................................... ......................................

II. Read and complete the chart. What happened He married Cynthia Powell His son Julian was born. 1969 When 1940 1960

1975 1980 III. Read the text and answer. 1. Where did The Beatles start playing? .......................................................................................................................... 2. Who were the first members of The Beatles? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3. What happened in 1957? ......................................................................................................................... Post reading IV. Find ... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. V. family members: a musical instrument: a country a piece of furniture used for sleeping. holiday that couples take when they get married.

Complete the sentences using and or but. 1. John didnt see his father much, .......... he saw his mother a lot. 2. Johns, his mothers .......... his sons first name start with the same letter. 3. Lennon had two sons .......... he didnt have any daughters. 4. He wrote many of The Beatles songs, .......... not all of them. 5. The Beatles were famous in England .......... in the rest of the world. 6. Both John ......... Yoko were artists.