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Life in Trinidad



Read Chapter 1 from 'Coming to England'.

In this Chapter Floella Benjamin describes, in detail, vivid memories of her life growing up in Trinidad.

As you read, it builds a very clear picture in the reader's mind of her home.

Please read these descriptions carefully: 

The description of her house - page 2

‚ÄčThe sitting room - page 2

The big wooden tub - page 4

The latrine - page 4-5

The gallery - page 5 -6

Food - page 7-8

Think about the vocabulary the author has used while you are reading.