This advanced-level story, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is set in the Peak District, England, in 1902. It tells of how a man uncovers the truth behind the legend of a mysterious monster. It is told in six parts; each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan written by Ceri Jones, which includes teacher’s notes, student worksheets and a full transcript and glossary. Part 1 is free to all onestopenglish users.
Part 1 of this horror story introduces us to the narrator and we first hear of the legend of Blue John Gap. In this lesson, the students will: briefly discuss the topic of legendary monsters; listen to a short extract to familiarize themselves with the narrator’s voice and pace; discuss the events of the story and act out a short conversation; listen in detail to a short passage and discuss the importance of sounds in creating atmosphere.
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The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 1: Track 1 (short extract)Other, Size 0.6 mb
The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 1: Lesson planPDF, Size 0.86 mb
The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 1: Track 2 (full audio)Other, Size 10.07 mb
The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 1: Track 3 (short extract)Other, Size 1.06 mb
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The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 1
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