Material Aicle Al-Andalus





RESPUESTA MÚLTIPLE


1. Classify this words and complete the table:
AGRICULTURE FOUNTAINS IRRIGATION SOUK HORSESHOE ARCHES MOZARABS CRAFTWORKS DECORATION

MEDINA POOLS JEWS DINAR BERBERS MULADIES DIRHEM ARRABALES ALHÓNDIGAS PLASTERWORK ALCÁZAR

CITIES:
ARCHITECTURE:
PEOPLE:
ECONOMY:





2. Complete each sentence with the correct word:
BERBERS / ARABS / MULADIES / JEWS / MOZARABS
a. The ???????? had the best land and were in charge of the goverment
b. The ???????? had fewer privileges and sometimes rebelled
c. The ???????? had been Christians but changed to Islam
d. The ???????? were Chistians who had to pay taxes because they were not Muslims
e. The ???????? were important to the economy. They usually lived in a separate part of the city

3. Match the two halves of each sentence:
a. TAIFAS
1. were small kingdoms
b. PARIAS
2. were Berber warriors from North Africa
c. The ALMORAVIDS
3. were taxes paid to the Christian kings
d. The ALMOHADS
4. were defeated at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa

4. Look at the map of Tariq's conquest of the Iberian Peninsula and describe his route in your own words:


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5. Language influences

- Lots of Spanish words and place names start with "al", which means "the" in Arabic. Find out the meaning of:
a) Alhambra b) Alhama c) Albacete

- Lots of rivers names start with "guad". Find out the meaning of:
a) Guadalquivir b) Guadalete c) Guadalmedina

- Find out what Gibraltar means and who it is named after.

6. Write a paragraph to compare your home with an Andalus house. Think about things like:

- Is it a flat or a house?
- Is it on a narrow street?
- Are there any windows facing inwards (towards a patio)? If so, do more windows face inwards or outwards?
- How much furniture is there in your home, and what is it like?

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