This lesson looks at metaphors in general and then Shakespeare’s metaphors in more detail.

Topics: The use of metaphor; Shakespeare

Level: C1/C2

Time: 70 minutes


  • to develop students’ awareness of metaphors and similes.
  • to give practice of recognising and analysing metaphors.
  • to develop students’ confidence in writing metaphors.
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Submitted by stnmnn on Wed, 02/17/2016 - 16:05


I wanted to try this with my advanced groups, but the link to the students worksheet is not working. Can you fix this please? Thanks. RS.

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