Conversation, video & vocabulary activity
“Twenty Eight Feet: Life on a Little Wooden Boat” directed by Kevin A. Fraser is a short documentary about a young man from Nova Scotia who has given up his apartment, car and cell phone to live and travel the world on a wooden boat.
A)Watch the video and compare your answers to the previous exercise to David’s experience. What was/is difficult for him? What are the things he enjoys, doesn’t enjoy, has, doesn’t have, etc..?
Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat from kevinAfraser on Vimeo.
B)Watch again and say whether the statements below are True or False.
1.When David was a kid, he used to build tree houses.
2.He takes “a bath” every other day.
3.He doesn’t date or have a “significant other”.
4.His father gave him a knife and taught him how to use it.
5.Money is a problem for David.
6.He raises naturally with the sun.
7.He’s a bit of a loner.
8.Before living on the Lizzy Belle, he never saw the sun come up in the morning.
9.His first trip alone was around the Bahamas.
10.He makes sure he eats meat every day.
11.He needs a refrigerator.
12.He doesn’t have definite plans about where to travel to in the future.