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'The Hobbit': Taster Lesson on J. R. R. Tolkien's Miniature Masterpiece

This class gives students a taste of Tolkien's classic fantasy novel, and the ways we will appreciate and enjoy it together if they sign up for my full ten-week course.
Dr. Anthony Radice
279 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 11 learners
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year olds
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55 minute class

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Class Experience

I have three university degrees in literature - that's why I get to call myself 'Doctor' Radice. I've also taught literature for more than thirteen years in schools, to classes ranging from age nine to eighteen.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Students are provided with a sample of my guide to the text, which includes extracts, writing activities and quiz questions. Other than this, they only need pen and paper.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will have the option of submitting written work if they wish to receive feedback. Informal oral assessment will also take place in class.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
As you would expect in an exciting tale of adventure in dangerous lands, the novel contains some violent and frightening scenes, including fights with a dragon, trolls, giant spiders, goblins, and evil wolves. The main characters repeatedly encounter situations in which their lives are threatened. But the good guys triumph in the end.


Dr. Anthony Radice
Lives in the United Kingdom
Experienced English Teacher (B.A./M.A./Ph.D.) and Home-Schooling Dad
279 total reviews
128 completed classes

About Me

I am an English teacher and an English enthusiast - that’s why I spent so long studying English at university! I have three English degrees from two top British universities (Manchester and Leeds) and more than thirteen years of school teaching... 
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