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Advanced vocabulary task on a Interview to Roald Dahl on his writing and his life. Roald shows his house and how he writes, relaxes and what he thinks about writing for children.
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Roald shows his house and how he writes, relaxes and what he thinks about writing for children.
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7 minutes 26 seconds
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Vocabulary practice
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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1. Fill the gap.
I couldn't, possibly work in the house, especially when thereto be a lot of children around and even my grandchildren.
2. Fill the gap.
There are vacuum cleaners and people bustling about now I was right in this littleI always have.
3. Fill the gap.
We had athat got in,
4. Choose the correct options.
you get in a sort of...
5. Choose the correct options.
I write four, ... hours a day
four and a quarter
four and a half
6. Fill the gap.
So a quarter of my waking hours, I am completely immersed in a dotty world of.
7. Fill the gap.
… or story is more difficult, it's,more difficult to achieve the children's book.
8. Fill the gap.
One here is about writing for children and I'd love to know whether it's a myth, or not is the truth in a verycritics.
9. Guess the end.
he makes a language mistake and corrects himself. Can you spot it? (now feel better with your English, it even happens to native speakers!)
10. Fill the gap.
… full of offbeat bits of color and,
11. Fill the gap.
… the sheer enjoyment of, I love pictures and have always collected pictures, even when I couldn'tto buy them.
12. Fill the gap.
… I love wine and have several thousand bottles in the,
13. Fill the gap.
every say,person likes those sort of things.
14. Choose the correct options.
unless you're ... born with that
15. Fill the gap.
You don't need towork anymore .
16. Fill the gap.
I don't know what I'd dohaving something to work and worry about all day.
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