Dec 192014
 

BBC Short Dramas: A Christmas Carol 1 – Marley’s ghost: In this episode, you’ll get to know Ebenezer Scrooge. Nobody seems to be able to get a kind word or even a smile out of him.

Vocabulary:

keeping an eye – watching closely
clerk – office worker
humbug – old expression meaning ‘fake’ which came to be closely associated with this story by Charles Dickens
persistent – someone who does not give up on things easily
donation – article or money that you give to somebody when you don’t expect to get anything back
workhouses – (singular: workhouse) places where people got food and accommodation in return for some work
surplus – excess; too much of something
indigestion – discomfort in the stomach after eating too much food or bad food

 

 

BBC Short Dramas: A Christmas Carol 1 Transcript Video

 

BBC Short Dramas – A Christmas Carol

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