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J.K. Rowling

Regular verbs ending in vowel sounds

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LEVEL: Pre-intermediate
GRAMMAR: Regular verbs ending in vowel sounds
READABILITY: 7.07 (Coleman Liau index)
WORDS: 140

 

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J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is the author of the books about Harry Potter played by Daniel Radcliffe in the films.

At university JK studied French and the classics. Her first husband was Portuguese but unfortunately the marriage was not a success. After, she was very sad and cried a lot. She was unemployed and poor.

J.K. prepared the first Harry Potter book in the Nicolsonís Cafť in Edinburgh. Then JK tried to find a publisher. She offered her first book to twelve publishers in England but they didnít like it. Fortunately, a little girl called Alice enjoyed reading the first chapter. She is the daughter of a publisher and he agreed to publish the book.

Six more books followed and the films of course. Now JK isnít sad or worried about money. In fact, her life is more magic than Harry Potterís!