Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

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Created: 2014-12-30 11:44
Institution: Faculty of Education
Description: Retellings of Aesop's Fables (see www.classictales.co.uk for transcripts, further information and teaching resources to accompany these recordings). Aesop was a slave in ancient Greece who earned his freedom by telling fables. In the education of ancient Greeks and Romans, fables were known as 'progymnasmata' - exercises that trained students in writing and public speaking. They learnt the fables, expanded on them and invented their own to use in speeches as persuasive examples.
 

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Catwoman

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Jan 2015


Fields of Gold

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


Friends

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Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Jan 2015


Mother Monkey

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


Of Mice and Cats

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable.

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 29 Jan 2015


Table Manners

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Jan 2015


The Divided Body

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Donkey and the Wolf

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Farmer's Daughter

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Gnat

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable.

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Lion's Share

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Jan 2015


The Old Man, the Boy and the Donkey

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A retelling of Aesop's fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Slave and the Lion

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A retelling of Aesop's fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Sun and the North Wind

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Jan 2015


The Vain Crow

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Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Jan 2015


Unity

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A retelling of Aesop's Fable

Collection: Classics in the English Curriculum: Aesop's fables

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Jan 2015


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