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A woman talks about her family and tells us how and why she became interested in her family history. She wanted to learn more and more about her family. She finds knowing about her family helps her to forget the problems and worries of day to day life. People interested in their family history go to the archives to find information about their family.
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First broadcast:
9 September 2008

Classroom Ideas

Can be used to introduce revision of the perfect and imperfect tenses in the context of researching an ancestor. Could lead into a speaking presentation about a family member or could tie more generally into the hobbies and leisure topic, e.g. pupils could be tasked with researching some unusual hobbies such as genealogy.