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Knights Tale

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Knights Tale

  1. 2. A knight’s tale Directed by Brian Helgeland <ul><li>Main Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Sir William Thatcher </li></ul><ul><li>Count Adhemar of Anjou </li></ul><ul><li>Lady Jocelyn </li></ul><ul><li>Geoffrey Chaucer </li></ul><ul><li>Kate the Farrier </li></ul><ul><li>Roland </li></ul><ul><li>Wat Falhurst </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Thomas Corville/Edward the Black Prince of Wales </li></ul><ul><li>John Thatcher </li></ul>
  2. 3. Activities <ul><li>(Blog: verobarria.blogspot.com) </li></ul><ul><li>Read “A Movie: A Knight’s Tale” and do the following activities. </li></ul>
  3. 4. KEY WORDS <ul><li>1. Look at the words which are in red. Which of them do you think refer to people? Write them down in the table. </li></ul><ul><li>Then comment with your partners the difference between these words. Check the meanings orally with your teacher. </li></ul>
  4. 5. 2. Read the rest of the keywords and match them to their meaning. <ul><li>___Title </li></ul><ul><li>___Plot </li></ul><ul><li>___Anachronism </li></ul><ul><li>___Middle Ages </li></ul><ul><li>___Jousting </li></ul><ul><li>___Forbidden </li></ul><ul><li>___Pseudonism/pseudonym </li></ul><ul><li>___Rivalry </li></ul><ul><li>1. Not permitted by law. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The action or relation of rivals. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Belonging to another time. </li></ul><ul><li>4. The story that is told. </li></ul><ul><li>5. The name of a work of art or literary composition. </li></ul><ul><li>6. A combat between two mounted knights. </li></ul><ul><li>7. A period of history. </li></ul><ul><li>8. A fictitious name. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Some extra vocabulary A knight in an armor suit Jousting lances Jousting competition Jousting horse A blacksmith A thatcher at work
  6. 7. Film Review <ul><li>Go to this site and watch the film review. </li></ul><ul><li>http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7508882083018520342&q=knight%27s+tale&total=1015&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=1 </li></ul>
  7. 8. 3. Say the names of the characters who appeared in the video.
  8. 9. 4. What is the story about? <ul><li>____ Rivalry between two friends </li></ul><ul><li>____ A young squire fighting in jousting competitions. </li></ul><ul><li>____ Love between a noble and a peasant. </li></ul>
  9. 10. 5. Comment these ideas in groups and how they are represented in the film. <ul><li>It is important to fight for our dreams. </li></ul><ul><li>Those of humble origin can obtain glory. </li></ul><ul><li>The value of friendship in the film. </li></ul><ul><li>We must follow our convictions. </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s role in jobs. </li></ul>

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