A detailed resource looking at the language and structure of this text, where the writer, Jamie Zeppa, describes the place, the people and history of Bhutan. The extract is taken from the Edexcel IGCSE anthology which is available from Edexcel. Suggested answers are included.
1. A language analysis task where students select evidence from the text to explain the feelings shown, e.g. 'Mountains all around ... rolling into valleys, again and again' shows she is in awe of the expanse of her surroundings.
2. A glossary and translation task where students list Bhutanese vocabulary including place names in the extract.
3. A task for students to understand the structure of the memoir.
4. An essay writing task:
How does the writer use language and structure to convey her thoughts and feelings about Bhutan?
You should support your answer with close reference to the passage, including brief quotations.
Use the following to help you structure your answer: