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Plays and plots

Average: 3.5 (11 votes)

This lesson provides an introduction to plays and plots. It explores the differences between plays and films with a reading comprehension. It introduces different emotions with a word search. It looks briefly at the basic elements of some Shakespeare plays and gives students an opportunity to devise a simple plot. Students will practise their speaking and reading skills.

Masks of comedy and tragedy

Topics: Differences between plays and films; plots and emotions

Level: B2

Time: 90 minutes


  • to improve speaking and reading skills
  • to teach/revise vocabulary for stage plays and emotions
  • to encourage students to think about what goes into a plot

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