топик Audrey Hepburn



“I was born on the fourth of May and died three weeks later,” said Hollywood actress, Audrey Hepburn. Three weeks after she was born, her heart stopped. Her mother saved her life with a little slap.

Audrey Hepburn was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1929. Her father was an English banker and her mother was a Dutch baroness. Ms. Hepburn began her career as a graceful dancer and model. She also appeared in small parts in European films. Hollywood soon became interested in the pretty actress. In Hollywood, she appeared in over 30 films including; Roman Holiday (1951), Funny Face (1957) and Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961). She became famous for her thin figure, beautiful eyes, and quick intelligence.

From 1988, Ms. Hepburn worked for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This work made her
famous all over the world. On January 20, 1993, at the age of 63, Ms. Hepburn died of cancer in Switzerland.

Audrey Hepburn said, “Remember , if you ever need a helping hand, it’ s at the end of your arm. As you get older, you must remember that you have a second hand. The first one is to help yourself, the second one is to help others.”

 

 READING COMPREHENSION

Answer the following questions using complete sentences.

  1. When is Audrey Hepburn’s birthday?
  2. What happened to Audrey Hepburn when she was three weeks old?
  3. Who saved her life?
  4. Where was she born?
  5. Was her mother a princess?
  6. Did Ms. Hepburn begin her career as a singer?
  7. Did Audrey appear in big parts in European films?
  8. In Hollywood, how many films did she appear in?
  9. Name two of the films she appeared in.
  10. Was Audrey Hepburn famous for her quick intelligence?
  11. What is UNICEF?
  12. When did Audrey Hepburn die?
  13. How old was she when she died?
  14. Where did she die?
  15. How many hands do you have?
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