Introduction to The Canterbury Tales

In this lesson, we will learn about why people made pilgrimages to Canterbury and we will also examine the structure of 'The Canterbury Tales'.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When was Chaucer alive?

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Q2.Which languages did Chaucer speak?

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Q3.What is a courtier?

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Q4.How many English words did Chaucer invent?

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Q5.Why is Chaucer still important today?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When was Chaucer alive?

1/5

Q2.Which languages did Chaucer speak?

2/5

Q3.What is a courtier?

3/5

Q4.How many English words did Chaucer invent?

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Q5.Why is Chaucer still important today?

5/5

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Introduction to The Canterbury Tales

Use these questions to test your knowledge of Lesson 2: Introduction to The Canterbury Tales.

Q1.What is a pilgrimage?

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Q2.Which word means 'a holy place'?

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Q3.Which Saint was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral?

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Q4.In which century was Chaucer born?

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Q5.What is a frame narrative?

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Q6.What does the word 'prologue' mean?

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Introduction to The Canterbury Tales

Use these questions to test your knowledge of Lesson 2: Introduction to The Canterbury Tales.

Q1.What is a pilgrimage?

1/6

Q2.Which word means 'a holy place'?

2/6

Q3.Which Saint was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral?

3/6

Q4.In which century was Chaucer born?

4/6

Q5.What is a frame narrative?

5/6

Q6.What does the word 'prologue' mean?

6/6

Lesson summary: Introduction to The Canterbury Tales

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