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Key Vocabulary

Windmills
Molinos de viento
Giants
Gigantes
Sails
Velas
Squire
Escudero
Cowards
Cobardes

Don Quixote (Excerpt); Part I

Are those giants or windmills? Read an excerpt of Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern novel.

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Don Quixote (Excerpt); Part I

Are those giants or windmills? Read an excerpt of Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern novel.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

Just then, they discovered thirty or forty windmills in that plain. And as soon as don Quixote saw them,
he said to his squire: “Fortune is guiding our affairs better than we could have ever hoped. Look over there, Sancho Panza, my friend, where there are thirty or more monstrous giants with whom I plan to do battle and take all their lives, and with their spoils we’ll start to get rich.

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