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21 Jan 2015

This is one of four lessons designed to explore the videos produced by the British Council for the birth centenary of Dylan Thomas. In...

21 Jan 2015

This is one of the four lessons designed to explore the videos produced by the British Council for the birth centenary of Dylan Thomas....

21 Jan 2015

This is one of the four lessons designed to explore the videos produced by the British Council for the birth centenary of Dylan Thomas....

21 Jan 2015

This is one of the four lessons designed to explore the videos produced by the British Council for the birth centenary of Dylan Thomas....

29 Aug 2014

This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ autobiographical accounts of his childhood and early years and give learners the...

29 Aug 2014

This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ childhood account of a Christmas Day experience and give learners the opportunity to...

29 Aug 2014

This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ poems in which the poet explores life experience and nature. It gives students the...

29 Aug 2014

This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ poems on the theme of seasons. It gives students the opportunity to explore the language...

28 Aug 2014

This unit is designed to introduce students to Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood. It gives students the opportunity to explore the language...

21 Apr 2014

This unit is designed to introduce students to Dylan Thomas in the year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. It gives...

27 Feb 2014

The work of Dylan Thomas is meaningful for us in a range of ways. In working with the English language, the writing of Dylan Thomas not...

27 Feb 2014

Dylan Thomas once noted, late in his all-too-brief life, that “A good poem is a contribution to reality.” Throughout his literary career...

27 Feb 2014

This unit is designed to introduce students to one of Dylan Thomas’ most celebrated poems. It gives students the opportunity to...

27 Feb 2014

Dylan Thomas began his now globally recognised career by writing poems. His poetry was published from 1936 until his death in 1953. A...

27 Feb 2014

This lesson is designed to introduce students to Dylan Thomas’ poems which focus on the theme of death. We recommend you use it with...

  • Level: Upper-intermediate/B2 onwards Time: Approx. 80 min Main aim(s): To improve students’ listening skills To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Subsidiary aim(s): To improve students’ vocabulary range To...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards Time: Approx. 90 min Main aim(s): To improve students’ listening skills To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Subsidiary aim(s):  To improve students’ vocabulary range  To...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards Time: Approx. 80 min  Main aim(s): To improve students’ listening skills To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Subsidiary aim(s):  To introduce/review adverbials of time  To give...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards Time: Approx. 90 min Main aim(s):  To improve students’ listening skills To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Subsidiary aim(s): To introduce/review ways of making future...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards Time: Approx. 90 min  Main aim(s):  To explore narrative tenses in Dylan Thomas’ prose work To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading  Subsidiary aim(s): To introduce/...
  •  Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards Time: Approx. 60 min Main aim(s): To explore textual elements in Dylan Thomas’ prose workTo engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Subsidiary aim(s):To work with time markers and time...
  • Level: Upper-intermediate/B2 onwards   Time: Approx. 90 min   Main aim(s): To explore two of Dylan Thomas’ poems To engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading To promote (inter)cultural awareness   Subsidiary aim(s...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards  Time: Approx. 90 min  Main aim(s): To explore two of Dylan Thomas’ poemsTo engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Subsidiary aim(s): To help students expand their...
  • Level: Upper-intermediate/B2 onwards Time: Approx. 90 min Main aim(s):To introduce students to one of Dylan Thomas’ most famous prose worksTo engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive readingSubsidiary aim(s):To help students expand...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1+Time: 60 minutes approximatelyMain aims: To introduce students to Dylan Thomas, the man and the poetTo engage students with Thomas’ work and encourage extensive reading Sub aims:To help students to expand their vocabulary,...
  • Under Milk Wood is especially interesting in terms of the teaching and learning of English because it was originally presented as a radio play. As such, the spoken word is its essence. The subtitle of Under Milk Wood is “A Play for Voices”. The...
  • Dylan Marlais Thomas (1914-1953) was a writer of poetry and prose and also of scripts. He is most widely recognised for a number of now globally-celebrated poems, notably Fern Hill, and for a radio play, Under Milk Wood, that was finally realised...
  • Level: Intermediate/B1 onwards Time: Approx. 80 min Main aims: To introduce students to one of Dylan Thomas’ most famous poems To motivate students to engage with poetry To raise students’ awareness of how poets use language Subsidiary aims:...
  • Other poems that are widely considered to be especially moving and stimulating, as well as being vivid examples of written English, are I see the boys of summer, The force that through the green fuse, Especially when the October wind and Altarwise...
  • Focus on the language and ideas in the poems; keep a positive attitude and motivate your students to see this as an opportunity for intercultural exchange. Level: Advanced Age group: Young adult learners, mature learners, literature students Time...