Georg Engel's Leistungskurs Englisch 2006/08 To learn or not to learn, that is the question...

The Descriptive text type (also called description):

aims at giving the reader a vivid impression of a space, place, landscape, town, etc. and thus has a spatial dimension.

  • Text 1: The Riddle House by J. K. Rowling
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  • Text 2: Waiting for the Big One by John Skow
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  • Text 3: Coketown by Charles Dickens [Text] [Work Sheet] [Expected answers]
  • Text 4: Exercise for the student: "The Farm" [Text] [Work Sheet] [Expected answers]