This unit is designed to explore Dylan Thomas’ autobiographical accounts of his childhood and early years and give learners the opportunity to practise using a range of past narrative tenses in writing.

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/review past tenses

  • To raise students’ language awareness

  • To give students opportunities to develop their creative writing skills


  • Student worksheet

  • Dictionaries  

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