Lies in Shakespeare's Othello

Students discuss questions about lies and deception in Shakespeare's Othello.

Topics: The plot of Othello; lying

Level: B1/B2

Time: 75 minutes

Aims:

  • To develop students’ knowledge of the story and themes of the Shakespeare play Othello.
  • To develop students’ ability to discuss issues surrounding deception, manipulation and lies.
  • To develop students’ ability to use language to make predictions.
  • To give practice of reading for information and sharing this information with other students.
  • To give practice of discussion.

Material

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