You are going to write a book review. To be able to do that you need to learn a few phrases.
We will write a book review together and I will help you. When we see each other on Thursday are you going to write your own book review in Inspera.
Here you can see an example of a book review. Book review
What do you think of that book review? Is there anything that can be improved?
Book review- bokrecension
The author of the book - bokens författare
The book takes place in... - boken utspelar sig i
The setting is... Miljön är ...
The main-character is / the main- characters are.. - Huvudpersonen/Huvudpersonerna är
The book is about.- boken handlar om ..
The language of the book - bokens språk
I think that/ in my opinion - jag tycker att
If I could re-write the end of the book I would - Om jag kunde skriva om slutet på boken skulle jag...
I like the book because. - Jag gillar boken eftersom..
I dislike the book because - Jag gillar inte boken eftersom...
I would/ would not recommend this book - jag skulle / skulle inte rekommendera boken..
Things to think about:
What is the text about?
What is the conflict/problem in the text?
Is the text written in chronological order?
What important episodes are there?
Are the settings described with many or few details?
What is the atmosphere like? Is it sad? Depressing? Happy? Give examples.
Who are the main characters? Describe them.
What is the relationship between the characters?
Give examples from the book to support your arguments.
Other questions to think about:
Have you been influenced in any way by the text?
Have you experienced any of the feelings expressed in the text?
What in the text do you like or dislike?: the characters? The settings? The plot? The language?
Do you recognize any of the problems or conflicts in the text from your own experience?
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