WEEK 1: 21ST Century Skills
WEEK 2: MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND JOBS
WEEK 3: THE ENVIRONMENT AND ART
WEEK 4: A GOOD LIFE

Part 1

In the first part of the speech, Rowling talks about the benefits of failure.

What do you know about Rowling’s

  • background?
  • an ambition she had in her youth?
  • education (the subjects she specialised in at university)?
  • personal life?

Which of the facts you’ve thought of does Rowling mention in this part of her speech? Guess.

Now do the tasks below, watch the video and check your ideas.