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In the Trenches

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 06 September 2016 > Ready to Use

This B1-level article will enable your pupils to get a better picture of a specific and horrific aspect of World War I: the trenches. It puts particular emphasis on the Battle of the Somme, June-November 1916.

Vocabulary and structures

  • war, weapons
  • past tenses: simple past (with irregular verbs), past perfect, past continuous
  • the passive
  • If clause
  • numbers (simple and complex)
  • locating prepositions

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