Presentation on theme: "The Landlady by Roald Dahl This is a pre-reading activity to introduce you to some vocabulary, places, and events youll be reading about. Billy Weaver."— Presentation transcript:
The Landlady by Roald Dahl This is a pre-reading activity to introduce you to some vocabulary, places, and events youll be reading about. Billy Weaver thinks he is going on a business trip but…
What is a landlady? A woman who runs an inn or rents rooms to people. Landlady often refers to an older woman who is generally friendly.
Where is Bath, England? Located in the south of England, Bath was a popular vacation spot, especially in the past. People often visited for the spas and to take in the water. The following slides show the city of Bath.
The character Billy Weaver wears an overcoat and a trilby hat.
Suddenly, in a downstairs window that was brilliantly illuminated by a street lamp not six yards away, Billy caught sight of a printed notice propped up against the glass in one of the upper panes. It said BED AND BREAKFAST. There was a vase of yellow chrysanthemums, tall and beautiful, standing just underneath the notice. The following quote from the story shows Billys first sight of the Bed and Breakfast, or inn / hotel. Yellow Chrysanthemums