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Dr Aisha Abd El- Rahman is one of the most famous people in Egyptian and Arab culture. She wrote many books and articles on culture and religious matters. She was a courageous promoter of womens rights Her childhood
She was born in 1913. Her father was a well-known Sheikh who was against the education of women. Her mother and grandfather persuaded him to let her go to school. Her education and work
She succeeded in her education and was able to get her BA in 1939 . She joined the teaching staff as a research assistant in the Faculty of Arts. Then she got her PhD in 1951. She became the chairperson of the Arabic Department at Ain shams University and a visiting professor at Arab Universities. Her writings
She wrote under the pen name of "Bint El-Shatei" which refers to her birthplace because it was considered wrong for women to write in the press or take part in public life.
She wrote fifteen books about religion . She wrote about women in the Holy Quran . She also argued powerfully for womens rights . She also wrote poetry and wrote articles regularly in "Al-Ahram" . She wrote a collection of short stories in which she showed how women could take their place in modern society. Her married life
Dr Aisha married professor Amin El-kholy. They used to travel to Europe during the vacations. There, they visited universities, museums, galleries and libraries. He died in 1969. She died at the age of 85 in 1998. Lesson 2
Shakespeare was born in England in 1564.
He went to a grammar school and studied Latin and Greek.
At the age of 18, he married, He had three children.
He appeared in London as an actor and playwright in a theatrical company that performed plays for king James 1.
Plays were performed at the Globe Theatre in London. It burnt down.
You can see Shakespeares performances in the "Globe Theatre" on nearly the same spot . It was built from pictures of the old one.
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and a lot of poetry.
He died a rich man. Tourists visit the place where he lived. Lesson 3
I read a book entitled "Girl Against The Jungle".
A girl was travelling with her mother to Peru by plane.
The plane crashed because of a thunderstorm. The girl was the only survivor. She was in a dense forest.
She set off to find a river according to what her father had advised her. She faced the fearful forest with the sounds of animals at night.
Eventually, she happily reunited with her father . The ending was sad because her mother died in the crash. Grammar