Hamlet is one of a series of lesson plans to accompany the short animated videos of five of Shakespeare’s plays on LearnEnglish Teens

Author: 
Cath McLellan

Introduction

In this lesson, students will discuss the idea of ‘taking revenge’, and watch a video about Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. Students will check their understanding of the plot and characters in the play, and then work together to ask for and give advice to the main character, Hamlet.

Aims:

  • To practise listening skills
  • To practise writing skills
  • To practise using functional language to give advice
  • To use critical thinking skills

Age:

Teens 12 +

Level:

B1-B2

Time:

45 minutes or 3 shorter segments

Materials:

The lesson plan and worksheet can be downloaded in PDF format below.

Click here  to go to the Shakespeare extension activities or download them below.

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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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