Mounting his skinny steed [horse], Don Quixote charges an army of giants. It is his duty to vanquish these behemoths in the name of his beloved lady, Dulcinea. There’s only one problem: the giants are merely windmills. What is it about this tale of the clumsy yet valiant knight that makes it so beloved? Ilan Stavans investigates.
Firstly, Relax and watch this TEDEd lesson. Don't stress if you can't catch every word, just try to get the gist (general idea).
Next, listen again and focus on the words and phrases you think are interesting, difficult or new.
Lastly, prepare some questions for me (using the question grid) and let's talk about it next class.
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