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A Child's Christmas in Wales

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This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ childhood account of a Christmas Day experience and give learners the opportunity to develop their creative writing skills by incorporating some of the linguistic features present in Dylan Thomas’ prose.

 Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards

 Time: Approx. 60 min

 Main aim(s):

  • To explore textual elements in Dylan Thomas’ prose work

  • To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading

 Subsidiary aim(s):

  • To work with time markers and time references in texts

  • To help students deal with cultural references in texts

  • To give students opportunities to develop their creative writing skills


  • Student worksheet

  • Dictionaries