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A selection of resources for 'My Polish Teacher's tie'

‘My Polish Teacher’s Tie’ Helen Dunmore

‘And then I saw it. Pleasure. A smile lit in his eyes and ran to his mouth’

“Carla!  You are Carla Carter. My penfriend.”’

Carla Carter is on the catering staff in a school. Joining the school’s Polish penfriend scheme, she forms an unlikely, but ultimately satisfying, relationship which enables her to discover more about poetry, about herself and about her Polish roots.