martes, 7 de febrero de 2012

Dickens´ Bicentenary


Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 so his 200th birthday is celebrated today.Throughout 2012 lots of events will take place to commemorate this anniversary - click here for details





This video will help you learn a little bit about his life:




If you are a fan of Dickens´ writing, click here to read his books online or to download them for free and here to get free audiobooks. For different resources about Dickens, click here.

6 comentarios:

  1. Sara Pardo, 2ºD08 febrero, 2012

    I think that Charles Dickens is an example of overcoming, especially for all the difficulties he had before beginning his career as a writer. He shows that you can´t start with the top of the success, but you can always reach it.
    I believe that everyone knows, at least, his story called: "A Christmas Carol" , which also has been the inspiration for many films on the theme of Christmas during the last years.

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  2. It's an interesting entry!
    I have looked for some phrases of this novelist Englishman and one that has motivated me has been:"A man never knows what he is capable until he tries".
    Many times,we have a potential that we don't know that it exists until we defy ourselves and we realize what we can do.This must motivate us to continue making our best efforts!

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    1. Kathy, trying to find motivation to keep us going is a good attitude for life. Good for you!

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  3. Sara Pardo, 2ºD11 febrero, 2012

    I only have read one book of him : Oliver Twist. I read it two years back and I liked it very much. When I don´t have many exams, maybe I'll read more books by this author, but first, I really want to read others like "Crónica de una muerte anunciada" by Gabriel García Márquez.

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  4. I am not a fan of Dickens´myself but remember there are quite a few pages in the internet where you can read his books

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