Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Parts 1 & 2 (Intermediate)
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table live peacefully at Camelot. But on New Year's eve, a terrible knight rides into the castle, made entirely of green. He gives them a challenge: a man must come and attack him with his axe, and if the Green Knight survives, he will attack the man in a year and a day. Arthur's nephew, Gawain, accepts the challenge, but things are not as they seem...
Today's story is Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. This episode contains parts 1 and 2. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Gawain1 for the full transcript.
Genre: Myths & Legends.
Vocabulary: Rhyme, Alliteration, Court (royalty), Knight, Chivalry, Feast, Sire (verb), Trencher, Holy, Axe, Blow (hit), Step in the ring, Bless, Offspring, Be on your guard, Chapel, Mass (religion), Suit of armour, Shield, Chastity, Lord (Middle Ages), Lady, Siege, Potion, Hag, Chatter, Hop, Wicked, Spoils, Fruits of ….
Word Count: 2910.
Author: Ariel Goodbody.
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