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Shakespeare and comedy

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This lesson provides students with an introduction to the features of Shakespearean comedy, highlighting the similarities between what contemporary audiences find funny and Shakespeare’s humour.

Topic:   Shakespeare

Level:   B2+

Time:    90 minutes


  • To develop students’ ability to identify and use topic sentences
  • To develop students’ knowledge of comedy and humour-related lexis
  • To develop students’ awareness of the features of Shakespearean comedy

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