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CLIP 741

Developing Travel Writing

Developing Travel Writing

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Key Info
  • Developing Travel Writing
  • Duration: 04:34
  • Travel writer Steve Vickerstaff provides an overview of what it means to be a travel writer and introduces Kate Humble, who gives a more detailed look at travel writing. She makes a journey on the Ffestiniog Railway in Snowdonia and models how you should make notes that capture the sights, sounds and atmosphere of a journey. She provides ideas for structure, suggesting that each picture captured with a camera should become a paragraph.
  • Subject:



    Writing: Non-Fiction

  • Keywords: travel writing, genre, subjective, opinion, structure, atmosphere, writing style
Ideas for use in class
  • As a stimulus and as preparation for travel writing. Ask students to create a list of top tips for travel writers after watching this clip.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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