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Interactive video lesson plan for: VOCABULARY: Five uses of 'get' - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - part 1

Activity overview:

A watery adventure
The English word get has many meanings and uses. In this session, we bring you BBC Learning English's own version of the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - and we've found many different ways to use the word get in it.
Find out more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/towards-advanced/unit-22/session-4
Watch part 2 of the story here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/towards-advanced/unit-22/session-4/activity-2

TRANSCRIPT
Hello, I'm Darren. Today's story is set in the 1800s and is a watery adventure that takes us deep under the ocean in search of a mysterious creature. What can it be? Let's find out.

There's a rumour going round that a strange sea-monster is causing ships to sink. The problem is getting out of hand so the US government decides to send a ship out into the ocean to get the beast and find out what it really is.

The ship is called the Abraham Lincoln and on board is a well-known scientist called Pierre Aronnax and his assistant, called Conseil. There's also a man called Ned Land who works as a harpooner.

Their journey gets underway but it's not long before the ship is attacked by the creature and the men are thrown overboard. They sink into the cold and dark water and then find themselves sitting on it – but to their amazement it's not a living thing but a large submarine vessel. Someone takes them on board and they get locked up in a cell.

Then they meet the captain – Captain Nemo – who tells them that they will never leave the vessel – which, by the way, is called the Nautilus. But despite being trapped on board, the men are treated well. They get to watch the incredible sea life through the ship's windows and Aronnax writes down everything he sees. However, they must obey one rule and that is they must return to their cell when they are asked to do so.

Well, it looks like they might spend the rest of their lives on 20,000 leagues under the sea. Will they ever escape? You'll have to join me in part two to find out. See you then.

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