Read, listen and talk about self-expression, culture and the arts. — Читайте, слушайте и говорите о самовыражении, культуре и искусстве.
Practise reported speech and reporting verbs; vocabulary related to arts and culture. – Практикуйте косвенную речь и косвенные глаголы; лексика, связанная с искусством и культурой.
Focus on justifying opinions. — Сосредоточьтесь на обосновании мнений.
Write a haiku. — Напишите хайку.
A novel in a year
Novelist Louise Doughty invited you to join her creative fiction class by writing the first sentence of a novel — the first step towards helping you create a novel in a year. She gave you these words to start with: ‘The day after my eighth birthday, my father…’ and asked you to finish the sentence. And you did — in your thousands. Here’s a selection of your responses.