A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Stage 1 Elementary | 600 headwords | A1 | Movers | Classic
Mark Twain Retold by Jane Bowie. Illustrated by Margherita Micheli.
This novel tells the story of Hank organ, the boss of a factory in late 19th century Connecticut, who awakens to find himself transported back in time to early medieval England at the time of the legendary King Arthur.
One day, while Hank Morgan is working, a man attacks him and hits him on the head. When Hank wakes up he is in sixth century England. He is at the Court of
King Arthur where he meets the Knights of the Round Table and Queen Guenever. Thanks to his superior knowledge, Hank soon becomes the King’s chief
minister and plans to modernise the country, but things do not always go according to plan…
Grammar and Structures
Verb tenses: Present Simple, Present
Continuous, Past Simple, Past
Continuous, Present Perfect, Past
Perfect, To be going to, Conditional.
Modal verbs: Can, could, have to, will.
Conjunctions: and , but, then, because,
when. Relative Pronouns: which, who,
where, when, that, whose.
Fantasy | Legend | Adventure | Love
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