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.
Age group: Young adult learners, mature learners, literature students
Time: Approx. 90 min
- To introduce students to three of Dylan Thomas’ most celebrated poems
- To raise students’ awareness of main themes in English literature
- To promote intercultural discussion and understanding
- To help students expand their vocabulary
- To give students opportunities to develop the four skills
- To give students opportunities to discuss more complex issues
- To give students the opportunity to explore films and plays
- Student worksheet
- Access to Jeremy Harmer’s recording of Do not go gentle into that good night.
- Optional: pictures of baptisms, weddings, and funerals
By Chris Lima
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