Lesson: ALL I’VE EVER KNOWN (C1-C2)

4. Let’s listen to a bit more of the video

  • How does Margaret describe her home?
  • How does she disagree with many of the people who visit her home?

Answers: here.

Here is part of Margaret’s description of the cottage:

Historians describe it as a representation of vernacular architecture, but I just describe it as home.

  • Which word here means “created by ordinary people for everyday purposes”?
  • How would historians describe the building where you live?
  • Are there any examples of preserved vernacular architecture (from previous centuries) near where you live? What are they used for?

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