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Description

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.
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First broadcast:
28 January 1994

Classroom Ideas

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.

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