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1 S HIPWRECK ! Curriculum links Covers many aspects of Functional English / adult literacy - please see the accompanying PDF task sheet for details March Kindly contributed by Carrie Bray. Leeds City College. Search for Carrie on and visit the download page for this resource to find further links and related resources.www.skillsworkshop.org This PPT is to introduce an accompanying writing task sheet. March Kindly contributed by Carrie Bray. Leeds City College. Search for Carrie on and visit the download page for this resource to find further links and related resources.www.skillsworkshop.org This PPT is to introduce an accompanying writing task sheet.

2 S HIPWRECK ! Dare you spend a night aboard..?

3 W ARM U P : Have you ever taken part in a dare? What kind of dare would you do for £1000?

4 T ODAY Y OU W ILL : Discuss pros and cons of an adventure Plan some writing Write work in paragraphs Check your own work for spellings and grammar

5 S HIPWRECK I NFORMATION : The ship was built in 1940 and worked as a cruise liner until 1993 It was going to Thailand to be re-fitted as a five star hotel in 1994 The S.S. American Star was being towed when it was caught in a thunderstorm and snapped in two The wreck was left on a beach near Fuerteventura The stern sank in 1996 It finally sank in 2008, but about feet of the bow is still above water Many of the fittings were stripped and are now in bars on the island

6 S.S. A MERICAN S TAR 1

7 S.S. A MERICAN S TAR 2

8 S.S. A MERICAN S TAR 3

9 S.S A MERICAN S TAR

10 S.S. A MERICAN S TAR

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