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CLIP 5326

Roald Dahl – 'George's Marvellous Medicine' (extract)

Roald Dahl – 'George's Marvellous Medicine' (extract)

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Key Info
  • Roald Dahl – 'George's Marvellous Medicine' (extract)
  • Duration: 03:46
  • A dramatised extract from 'George's Marvellous Medicine' by Roald Dahl. George comes up with an idea to shock his Grandma with a magic medicine. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Stories: Adventure Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • Keywords: stories, build up, descriptive language, Roald Dahl, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful to use alongside reading the story. Could kick-start a discussion of how to create build-up in a story.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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