Life in the Middle Ages Castle of Angers (France) The Canterbury Tales
INTRODUCTION HISTORY FEUDAL SOCIETY MEDIEVAL CASTLES THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH VILLAGE LIFE CITY LIFE LITERATURE THE CANTERBURY TALES - GEOFFREY CHAUCER - THOMAS BECKET - THE WIFE OF BATHS TALE - THE CITY OF CANTERBURY Final task: Summer Trip to Canterbury Language School
Subtask 1.Read and write the different parts of the castle Subtask 2: Inside the keep 1.Type of text: Descriptive Outcomes: Students read the text with the aid of the dictionary. Normans (invaders),bailey, cross over, moat, drawbridge, wind up/down, gatehouse, gateway, portcullis, strong pointed iron fence, outer bailey, inner bailey,. 2. Type of text: Descriptive Outcomes: Students complete sentences related to the keep: In the battlements….. The lord and his important visitors slept….. Other people slept…….. They had their meals in……..
THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Subtask 3. They read and label the parts of a monastery on a drawing Subtask 4. Labelling the part of an Abbeys ground plan by understanding a text :The Abbey Church, The Refectory, The Dormitory, The Cloisters, The Chapter House, The Parlour, The Calefactorium, The eInfirmary, The Abbots house.
Manors and cottages Subtask 5.Reading about Norman houses. Students answer the question : What was a monor house like? Subtask 6.Students imagine they are in the centre of York. They read some information about THE KINGS MANOR and answer some questions Subtask 7: Describing in their own words a poor mans cottage after reading a text. Labelling parts of a village on a drawing: manor house, Wall, Church, cross, cottages, Priests house
VILLAGE LIFE Subtask 8: Complete sentences with vocabulary from the text: manors, villagers, protect, freemen….
TOWN LIFE Charters and gilds. Subtask 9: Students complete the sentences with words from the text Shopkeepers signs. Subtask 10: Students make up possible signs (goldsmiths, silversmiths, vinters, leatherworkers)
This world nis but a thoroughfare full of woe,And we been pilgrims passing to and fro We are, all of us, pilgrims on the journey through life
The canterbury tales Unique for several reasons: Variety of story tellers The vividness with which the tellers are described Pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in southwark, a suburb in London, to the famous shrine of Thomas Beckett in Canterbury cathedral and back again. The medieval idea of the social structure in three segments- knighthood, clergy and plowmen is represented by the noble portraits of knight and squire, parson and clerk, yeoman and plowman.
THE PILGRIMS AND THOMAS BECKET Pilgrims Passing to and From The murder of Thomas Becket
FINAL TASK Students choose the Language school they want to go to.
Chaucers descriptions What pilgrims looked like English proverbs
CANTERBURY Students go on a trip to a Language School in Canterbury. They ask for directions when they get to Canterbury. They dramatize The Wife of Baths tale at school. :COMPETENCES DEVELOPED Communicative, learning to learn, co- operative work, autonomus learning.
IN CANTERBURY Asking for directions Acting out The Wife of Baths Tale
Must be able to /will be able to / could: - Know aboout life in the Middle Ages -Medieval Literature in England -Write an application form to enrol in a Language School - Ask for directions - Act out a dialogue BASIC COMPETENCES DEVELOPED IN THE UNIT. - Communicative competence - Cooperative learning - Learning to learn - Autonomy and personal iniciative - Social and civic competence -