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Game of thrones

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Presentation of a series for 14-15 year-old students of English.

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Game of thrones

  1. 1. Game of ThronesThe battle has begun!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7L2PVdrb_8
  2. 2. What is the Game of Thrones? Game of Thrones is a medieval fantasy television series created for the U.S. channel HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martins series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones.
  3. 3. The plot. Game of Thrones chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the kingdoms noble families for control of the Iron Throne; as the series opens, additional threats from the snow and ice covered region north of Westeros and from the eastern continent, Essos, across a narrow sea are simultaneously beginning to rise. http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=8ixEWrTLiZg&sns=em
  4. 4. The characters of the story. Eddard Stark, also known as Ned, is the head of House Stark and Lord of the North. He is a dedicated husband and father, a loyal friend and an honourable lord. He uncovers an incestuous relationship between Queen Cersei Lannister and her brother Jaime Lannister. Eddard is betrayed by his political allies and arrested for treason. He is executed. The conflict between House Stark and House Lannister sets the stage for the War of the Five Kings
  5. 5. The Starks. John Snow is Ned Stark´s bastard. Robb Stark is the eldest son of Eddard Stark and Catelyn Tully and the heir to Winterfell and the North. Upon his fathers imprisonment for treason, he raised his banners and marched south with a host to aid his allies in the Riverlands and to free his father. After his fathers execution, he was named King in the North by his followers.
  6. 6. The Lannisters.  Tyrion Lannister, is the third and youngest child of Tywin and Joanna. Tyrion is a dwarf, because of this he is sometimes mockingly called The Imp and The Halfman
  7. 7. Targaryens and Dothrakis.  Daenerys Targaryen, known as Daenerys Stormborn or Dany, is the last confirmed member of the ancient Targaryen Dynasty.  Khal Drogo is a powerful warlord of the fearsome Dothraki nomads. He marries Daenerys Targaryen and grows to love her, promising to invade Westeros for her sake, but died before the invasion could begin.
  8. 8. The book and the series. If you want to know more about the Game of Thrones, you can choose between the 3 seasons of the series or the 5 books written by George R.R. Martin.

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