Romeo and Juliet - the world's favourite love story

This lesson is about the popular and tragic Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet.


This lesson is about the popular and tragic Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet. Students find out about the characters and the plot and end the lesson by discussing some of the themes and issues raised by the play.

Topic: The characters, themes and plot of Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet

Level: B2

Time: 80 minutes


  • To develop students’ ability to read for general and specific information
  • To give practice of talking about and discussing topics relating to Romeo and Juliet


Lesson Plan353.44 KB


Submitted by aashildur on Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:13


Hi, and thank you for a great resource. Just one question: Is one of the worksheets missing? I can't seem to find the one with Task 1 and 2.

Hello Thank you for your comment and letting us know about this missing material. We are looking into this now and hope to have it corrected as soon as possible. Best wishes, Cath TE Team

Hello again, The worksheet has now been updated, so I hope you can use the resource with your students now. Thanks, Cath TE Team

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