Falling Man Characters
39 years old
wears business suits / is tall
Lianne’s ex-husband (p. 37 / l.2)
father of Justin, not a good relationship
survivor of 9/11 -> traumatized
lives in a small apartment close to the WTC
likes poker games
starts a new life in Las Vegas and becomes a professional poker player ->
addicted to provoke his luck
is distant to other people<br
Name: Barack Hussein Obama
Birthday & -place:04.08.1961, Honolulu, Hawaii
Mother: Stanley Ann Dunham (1942–1995), white
Father: Barack Hussein Obama Senior (1936–1982), black
After his parents got a divorce he grew up with his grandmother Madelyn Dunham in Hawaii.
Wife: Michelle Obama (27), since 1992 his wife
William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft employs more than 50,000 people in 78 countries and regions. Bill Gates was born in 1955. Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. His father has been a lawyer and his mother was a teacher. Gates attended public elementary school and the private Lakeside School
literary text -> plot:
– structure of the action
– describe main conflict
– exposition: description of the setting, main characters, main conflict/problem
– rising action: main conflict/suspense is build up
– climax/turning point: main conflict is most intensive
– falling action: suspense is reduced
– ending: main conflict is resolved -> happy end, open
The Aborigines’ are Australians’ first people. They have lived in Australia for at least 40,000 years and have the worlds’ largest culture. Their life have changed to the worse, since the European come to Australia in the 1700s. The European people hunted and killed the Aborigines’ like animals. Between 1910 and 1970 100,000 Aboriginal children were taken from their families. They are put in white families and grow up as whites. In the past people
I tell you something about Zac Efron. His full name calls Zachary David Alexander Efron. His nicknames are Zefron and Zacquisha. He was born on the 18. October 1987. His birthplace is San Luis Obispo in California. His zodiac sign is lodiac. His parents are David and Starla Efron. He has 1 brother. He calls Dylan. His pets are 2 Australien sheepdogs and a Siamese cat. He is with Vanessa Anne Hudgens together. He plays in many films. He plays piano since he was eleven years old. He wanted to study
• Eating junk food is really unhealthy. It have too much sugar and fat and it’s usually high in calories.Too much fat in our nutrition can increase the risk of overweight, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
• Lots of people like to eat hamburgers with chips and ketchup.
• People eat fast food because it is quick and much easier than cooking. It is also really cheap. Food chains like McDonald’s or Burger King offer a child-friendly
Michael Jackson had a very difficult childhood. What was normal for other children, was not normal for him.
– His Birth: He was born 29th of August, 1958 in Gary (Indiana).
– Early talent: Jackson already taken up as a 5-year-old boy in the 1970s in the popular tape „The Jackson 5“. Michael Jackson had sold more than 1,500 million records with „Jackson 5“.Their father was very strict. He treated the boys had to rehearse the boys with
Sydney is a city in Australia and the capital of New South Wales. It’s the biggest city in Australia. It was the first british colony in Australia. There are lots of universities, museums and galeries.
Sydney is located in the east of Australia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. The Port Jackson is the world biggest natural port and it’s 19 km long. The city is located on two geographic regions. In the west and the south of Sydney it is the Cumberlaind Plain, in the
Today I give you a presentation about Michael Jackson. This is Michael.
Michael Jackson was the eighth of 10 children. He was born in Gary
(Indiana) in August 1958.
Everybody knows him as an famous American singer, composer, dancer
and entertainer. He has sold more than 750 million records worldwide,
and became one of the most successful musician in the history of pop
music. That`s why he is called the „King of Pop“.
His father, Joseph Jackson, took care about the musical future of his
Children. In 1964 he founded the trio „The Jackson Brothers“, which were
Renamed to the „The Jackson Five“ in 1966. The five members were
Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael Jackson.
Five year later in the age of 13, Michael began a solo career with many
top 10 hits. In November 1982 Michael had the breakthrough with
his album Thriller. Currently Thriller is the best-selling album worldwide.
It was sold more than 109 million times.
Well known features of Michael Jackson were a white glitter-glove,
the grip in the step, white socks, his black hat and the so-called
Moonwalk. 12 times Michael won the Grammy Award, eight of them for
the album „Thriller.“ Moreover he got a Grammy for the music video
smooth criminal. The U.S. President George Bush met Michael Jackson in
1990 at the White House in Washington. He distinguished him as the
entertainer of the decade.
After this success he had many top-songs, for example: Billy Jean, Beat
It, They care about us now, black or white, Scream, Bad, We are the
world, Dirty Diana. Michael was married twice. First time with Lisa Marie Presley (from 1994
to 1995) and the second time with Deborah Jeanne Rowe (1996 to 1999).
At the end of 1970 Michael had a cosmetic surgery. But that was not the
last one. Many surgeries followed. Michael said in an interview that
he had two operations on his nose and one on his chin.
Moreover it is assumed that Michael lightened his skin-color.
In March 2009 Michael announced in a Press Conference 10 Farewell
concerts. But they didn`t take place because Michael died on 25 of June
2009 in the age of 50 years. He died on an overdose of tablets.
Instead of the concerts, they made a movie about the planned concerts
called the film „This Is It“. This movie is the most successful concert-
movie of all time.