Learning English through… midnight rides

By Monica Consorti
Pubblicato il 31 Marzo 2021

Parliamo questo mese della storica cavalcata di Paul Revere. “Listen my children and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere”. This is the start of a famous poem, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, which made Paul Revere known to people all over the United States. Paul Revere was a Boston silversmith who was part of the Sons of Liberty, an organization that opposed British taxation. He was among the first to join a web of spies that monitored British movements. During the spring of 1775, he gathered intelligence that the British troops planned to seize the weapons of […]

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