This 37-page photocopiable Video PDF unit on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist includes substantial extracts from the novel and the David Lean film adaptation of 'Asking for More', providing a complete introduction to the study of a nineteenth-century novel. Offers opportunities for speaking and listening, creative writing and drama lessons, as well as for teaching about language and the craft of the writer.
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