In these lessons students will learn about Shakespeare the man, Shakespeare the poet and Shakespeare the dramatist. They will discover one of his most famous comedies, Much Ado about Nothing, and will have the opportunity to re-enact one of the scenes.
Timing: 60-90 mins
- To make Shakespeare accessible, relevant and enjoyable for EFL students
- To create cross-curricular links e.g. geography (organising a trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon) and history (research into life in Elizabethan England)
Lesson Plan: guide for teacher on procedure including worksheet tasks and answers to tasks.
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Worksheets: which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- Worksheets and tasks based around the Shakespeare play.
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