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Listen to some facts about writers and fill in the gaps.

Samuel L. Clemens started using the pseudonym ‘Mark Twain’ when he was 27 and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was the first published book ever written on a typewriter.
William Shakespeare is said to have contributed about 1,700 words to the English vocabulary including hurry, boredom, hostile, gloomy, and probably the surname of the English novelist Charles Dickens, who also made a contribution of about 247 words into the language .
Oscar Wilde is also known for his fairy_tales , which he wrote for his sons.
Robert Frost, an American author , won the Pulitzer Prize four times and is believed to have been the favourite_poet of President J. F. Kennedy.
Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist , wrote a large book called, War and Peace, before computers and photocopiers. His wife had to copy his manuscript by hand seven times.
February 8, the date of Prešeren's death, is dedicated to the memory of the greatest Slovenian poet. It is known as The Slovenian Cultural_Day , on the eve of which the most eminent Slovenian artists are awarded the Prešeren_Prizes for their distinguished achievements in the field of arts.

Now, read the text again and complete the statements.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was written {on_a_typewriter;by_hand;on_PC} .
Tolstoy's wife had to copy her husband's manuscripts {by_hand;on_a_typewriter;on_a_PC} .
The most eminent Slovenian artists are awarded {Prešeren_Prizes;Grammy_Awards;Pulitzer_Prizes} .

Read a quotation and then complete the answer to the questions below.

"If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another. The formula seems to lie solely in the aching urge of the writer to convey something he feels important to the reader." (John Steinbeck)

What is the writer convinced story writing is? A magic .
What do people think of story writing? There is a_recipe for it.
What does the author use story writing for?  To convey his feelings .

Match the expressions to the right definitions.

colicky symptoms
grow feeble
become less and less noticeable
die wholly away
disappear completely
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Choose the right answers to finish the sentences.

Translation is a medium between a {writer_and_reader;writer_and_translator;reader_and_translator} .
A good translation is taken for granted and it is {unnoticeable;unrealiable;unreadable} .
Poor and clumsy translation can be {misleading;useful;meaningful} .