In his letter home to his younger brother, written during the Crimean War, Temple Godman describes how his feels about the possibility of dying. A Falklands veteran provides the modern gloss, exploring how our language is used today when writing and talking about war.
- This clip is from:
- First broadcast:
- 28 January 1994
As students watch the clip, ask them to write down as many different words and phrases as they can that mean death, dying or being killed. This is a good vocabulary building exercise and could be used with other groups of words as a starter activity.