Posted by: a2cristina | December 5, 2018

An interview with Roald Dahl – Video

Roald Dahl December 1984

 

 

  1. According to Roald Dahl, writing children’s stories is ____________________ than writing other kinds of novels.
  2. Most novelists have had ______________________ at children’s stories.
  3. Graham Greene has written ______________________.
  4. Both Terry Wogan and Roald Dalhl think it is ______________________ to get children to read.
  5. Roald Dahl was in the ______________________ during WWII, but he was injured after he __________
  6. He then worked for British ______________________ in America during the last half of the war.
  7. His first book was called ___________
  8. Eleanor Roosevelt loved this book and read it to _______________ That is why Roald Dahl was invited to ______________________.
  9. At the age of 26 Roald Dahl used to spend weekends with ______________________at Hyde Park.
  10. Roald Dahl’s job was to try to help Winston Churchill to ___________
  11. He thinks it was ______________________ for a young man like him to be able to get to know all these people.
  12. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a great ____________
  13. Roosevelt once told a story about a captain who had been killed and been put in a(n) ______________________ of ___________________ to be taken to Plymouth, England, for burial.
  14. When the ship arrived, the sailors had ___________
  15. Roald Dahl says he could never write ______________________ and children stories at the same time.

 

KEY

 

  1. (FAR / MUCH) HARDER
  2. A GO
  3. FOUR
  4. DIFFICULT
  5. RAF (ROYAL AIR FORCE) – CRASHED
  6. SIS (SECRET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE)
  7. THE GREMLINS
  8. HER GRANDCHILDREN – THE WHITE HOUSE
  9. FDR (FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT) / HALF THE CABINET
  10. GET ON WITH FDR / KNOW WHAT WAS ON FDR’S MIND THEN.
  11. INCREDIBLE
  12. JOKSTER / NAVAL HISTORIAN
  13. BARREL – RUM
  14. DRUNK THE RUM
  15. HORROR 
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