12 Jun 2014

The Chase: Writing to Describe Brazil Rio de Janeiro

To celebrate the World Cup, here's a writing task set in Brazil. What finer backdrop to your own chase / hunt story? Grab useful describing words here. Get a story idea hereStart with a description: plan the locations you want to move through, place your obstacles, create helpers and set the weather. It gets hotter and darker as a thunderstorm rolls in from the sea. Think James Bond, Jason Bourne - any action hero you can imagine smashing up a city in a motorbike or sports car, then crashing through half-finished offices, leaping off scaffolding and slamming into concrete.
Copacabana (above). Cristo Redemptor statue (below).
The author, , is an Oxford graduate, outstanding-rated English Language and Literature teacher and of ages 10-18 in the British education system. In 2012, she was nominated for Pearson's Teaching Awards. As a private tutor, she raises grades often from C to A. Her writing is also featured in The Huffington Post. She offers private tuition in the Haywards Heath area, West Sussex.