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This is a blog for my students at the Official Language School in Valencia

Seven Ages of Man November 14, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — anagomezgarcia @ 10:42 pm

Watch The Seven Ages of Man read by men in each of the “seven ages” and write about them on your wiki´s page or here. Which one do you prefer? Why? What do you think about them? Would the seven ages of a woman be different?

1-FIRST AGE, THE BABY(the text,spoonfed)
2-SECOND AGE, THE CHILD
3-THIRD AGE, THE LOVER(after the song)
4-FOURTH AGE,THE SOLDIER
5-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPc2fcxOUxE&feature=related
6- SIXTH AGE, THE ELDERLY
7- SEVENTH AGE, THE DEAD

Glossary
FIRST AGE
Mewling=crying Puking=vomiting/throwing up/being sick
SECOND AGE
Whining=complaining Satchel=school “briefcase” Crawling=moving slowly
Unwillingly=reluctantly/against their will (Notice the funny contrast between the “shining face” and “creeping unwillingly”)
THIRD AGE
Furnace=big oven Woeful=sad Eyebrow=forehead (nowadays, haired arch over the eye)
(Notice how ridiculous the renaissance lover looks)
FOURTH AGE
Oaths=swearing/solemn promises Bearded=with a beard Pard=leopard/panther (possible confusion with lion) Bubble=empty, deceptive Canon (cannon)
FIFTH AGE
Justice=judge (not in today´s British English) Belly=stomach Capon=chicken/castrated cockerel, bred for eating Lined=stuffed Saws=wise sayings Instances=explanations (not in today´s English)
SIXTH AGE
Lean=thin Slippered=with slippers Pantaloon=old-fashion trousers Pouch=wallet carried near the hips Hose=trousers (not in today´s English) Shrunk=made small
Shank=the part of the leg below the knee Treble=high sounds
SEVENTH AGE
Oblivion=forgetfulness

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