Objective: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 The objective of the lesson is to acquaint students with the basic characters of the book, to determine what the relationships between them are, to understand the unusual chronology of the book, and to gain an understanding of its conversational narration. Furthermore, the students will learn some background information about the author of the book and about the Fenlands where it is set.
1) Task One:
The teacher uses visual and audio aids (recordings of the author's voice, a movie clip, etc.) to introduce a brief segment of lecture that introduces Graham Swift as an author. The students are to understand the British context of Swift's work, as well as some basic geographical and geological information about the Fenlands, which the teacher also illustrates with visual aids. It is important to provide this early visual stimulation to aid the students in imagining the world of...
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