This lesson looks at letter-writing during the First World War. It gives students practice identifying and using present simple and present continuous tenses through the medium of letters. The letters help to bring the period alive and also provide a backdrop for a discussion about censorship.
Topic: Letter writing and censorship during the First World War
Time: 80 minutes
To develop students’ reading and discussion skills
To give practice of present simple and present continuous
To introduce the concept of censorship during the First World War