This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ poems in which the poet explores life experience and nature. It gives students the opportunity to explore the language in the poems from the poetic and the grammatical points of view.

 

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):

  • To help students expand their vocabulary with a focus on collocations
  • To give students opportunities to develop the four skills, especially reading and writing
  • To promote independent learning and internet search skills

 

Materials:

  • Student worksheet
  • Recordings of two poems (see below)
  • Collocation dictionaries 

 

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