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'Treasure Island': Introduction to Stevenson's Thrilling Tale of Adventure

This one-time class is a taster for my ten-week course on Robert Louis Stevenson's popular classic of adventure.
Dr. Anthony Radice
223 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
55 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

Students will be introduced to the novel's theme of courage and determination in the face of danger, and the character of Dr. Livesey.
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.
It would be useful for students to read the first chapter of the novel before class, but this is not essential.
 1 file available upon enrollment
I provide a sample of my detailed young reader's guide to the novel as part of the enrollment fee. It would be very useful if this could be printed out before class. Students can access the text of the novel for free online. For example, it can be found here: Parents may nevertheless wish to purchase a hard copy if they prefer. If they do so, they may purchase any edition. Other than that, students just need paper and pen or pencil.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There will be the opportunity for informal assessment during the class. Students may also submit their written work at the end of class if they wish to receive further feedback on how to improve it.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There are some violent and frightening scenes in the novel as a whole which may upset younger readers. However, the scene on which we focus in this class only involves the threat of violence, which is not carried out.
Students can access the text of the novel for free online. For example, it can be found here:


Dr. Anthony Radice
Lives in the United Kingdom
Experienced English Teacher (B.A./M.A./Ph.D.) and Home-Schooling Dad
223 total reviews
119 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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