EFL Advent Calendar – 15th December


The Ghost of Christmas Future Perfect – 15th December

For: Older teens/Adults

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a little Charles Dickens would it? future-imperfect-conditioal

Today I have two seperate resources for you: two different texts, to adapt and use as you will. First is an Entry-level reader of A Christmas Carol, which contains tasks for students at the end of each chapter. Great if you’re trying to get your learners to read more extensively, or you could always use shorter extracts of it in class. How about having a Christmas EFL book club? 


If you have advanced level students (or if you just fancy a bit of fun yourself!) I highly recommend Demetri Martin’s ‘deleted scene’ from A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Future Perfect. Several years ago I taught an entire lesson based on this text, which culminated in my students writing their own ‘Ghost of…’ short story. 

Have fun!


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