On the Road

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For World Book Day, here is American writer Jack Kerouac giving a reading from his era-defining novel On the Road in 1959. What has been the most important book in your life?

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Activities

  1. If you could meet any writer from history, who would it be and why? Discuss the question in pairs and then write a paragraph explaining your answer.
  2. Write a two-page story of your own with the title “On the Road”.