ESL English Home Bits Homepage
Chickenfeed
Narrated by Simon Prebble
Written by Minette Walters
ESL English Listening esl-bits.net :: Adult Literacy adult-literacy.us

A body is found in a chicken run . . . Based on the true story of the ‘chicken farm murder’ which took place in England in December, 1924.

"Norman is approached by the much older Elsie while attending church. In an era where social status means everything, and women are expected to get married and have children, in an era where due to the war there are more women than men, Elsie knows she is soon going to be too old to land a man and can't stand the thought of having to work the rest of her life while colleagues make fun of her behind her back for being single. She sees teenage Norman as the answer . . . "

Go to index
The audio and text presented here is formatted for the exclusive and non-profit purpose of teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), also called English Language Learning (ELL)
[Copyright / Legal Notice]