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A knight in action!
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Mission 1


A knight in action!


Did you know?

1. Saint George is the patron saint of England only.
2. Saint George is the patron saint of exactly twenty countries.
3. All of these countries have the Cross of St George on their flag.
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St George’s tale

1
Fill in the text about St George’s day.

  • 23 rd April
  • St George
  • England
  • patron saint
  • England
is the
 of
. People in
celebrate on the
, the anniversary of his birth.

2
Fill in the mindmap about St George’s legend. Use your imagination to add extra ideas.

Place The danger / the villain
Saint George’s tale
The victims / the victims’ actions: The end of the story


3
Link the adjectives to the character they best describe.

  • dangerous
  • noble
  • handsome
  • daring / bold / adventurous
  • wild / savage / cruel
  • brave / courageous
  • evil
<stamp theme='esp-blue'>Doc. 1</stamp> Knight
Knight
<stamp theme='esp-blue'>Doc. 2</stamp> Dragon
Dragon
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A shining armour

1
Describe the painting by finishing the sentences.

Graphique lié à l'exercice 4

a) The princess is .
b) Saint George is .
c) The dragon looks (+ adj.
d) There is .

2
Complete the sentences using the locations below.

  • the background
  • the left
  • behind the dragon
  • the middle
  • the right
a) The village is in 
.
b) Saint George is in 
.
c) The Princess is on 
.
d) The dragon is on 
.
e) The cave is 
.

3
Watch the video. Match the actions to each character. 
Kneel /niːl/: put your knees on the floor.
Ride /raɪd/: use an animal for transport.


National Gallery of Art/www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.28.html

  • Rears
  • Open its mouth
  • Saves the village
  • Comes out of the cave
  • Finds a princess in distress
  • Grabs the lance
  • Rides
  • Kills the dragon
  • Torments the village
  • Attacks the princess
  • Kneels on the ground
St George The dragon The white horse The Princess


4
Watch the video again and tick the animal parts you hear.



















5
Create a dragon, draw it and prepare your description.



Couleurs
Formes
Dessinez ici
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Saint George in action!

1
Listen to the audio. Match each elements of the described painting to the corresponding location.

Saint George in action!

  • Saint George riding his white horse
  • mountains
  • the entrance to the dragon’s lair
  • the dragon
  • a forest and a storm
  • the princess
in the top right-hand corner
in the background
on the right
almost in the centre
behind the dragon
in the foreground, next to the dragon (on its left)


2
Now draw your own representation of St George and the Dragon. Compare with the paintings in your textbook. Conclusion: Mrs Pembroke is describing picture 1 or picture 2?

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Formes
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3
Fill in the sentences with a verb from the list below. Use the present BE + V-ing.

Saint George (ride) his white horse. He (hold) a big sharp spear and he (wear) a shining armour. The white horse (stand) left. It (rear). The Princess (face) next to the dragon. She looks like she (say) something to the dragon.

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Phonology

La prononciation de -ing

Listen

Listen: Rearing, riding, grabbing, wearing.

Réfléchis : Quel son entends-tu à la fin des mots ? ou ?

Repeat

Répète : I’m having so much fun! I’m riding my horse!
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Grammar

Le présent BE + V-ing

Observe : The princess is kneeling. The dragon is grabbing the spear.

Réfléchis : Dans les phrases ci-dessus, repère l’auxiliaire et le verbe.


Le groupe verbal exprime-t-il une action dont on est témoin, une habitude ou une action qui se répète ?

Conclus : Le présent BE + V-ing est employé dans un récit pour exprimer .
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Mission 1

1
The first mission is to...







2
You will...







3
Choose your level:









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