This lesson consists of two texts which explore the relationships between buildings and famous people who lived in them.

The texts here focus on John Lennon and ‘Mendips’ where he grew up. The first describes the work of The National Trust on a ‘mystery house’ in Liverpool.

Topic: The National Trust, the restoration of John Lennon’s childhood home and the life of Lennon

• to develop reading skills
• To practise speaking about past memories and life histories
• To review past tenses

Cross curricular links: History, Music, Cultural Studies.
Age group: teens

Level: B2

Time: 60 – 90 minutes minutes

Materials: A boyhood home lesson plan and student worksheet

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Submitted by Jason Jixun M… on Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:43


A lost impression has been re-picked up after reviewing this course plan. Oh, that's quite right whether or not our young teenagers wandering on a busy city street still believed in something, John Lennon, Beatles, anti-war society, globalized friendship, etc. Can we build a free community only for remembrance the pasted Golden Era, as a home for all lost dreams? This course plan reminded many memories about some out-gone impressions about what young teenagers' Boyhood Home should be and what should not be; and many societal problems have been discussed in pairs or grouped organizations, which would make classroom- effects significate and vivid.

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