This lesson is about Shakespeare’s family. It provides students with an insight into his family background with a focus on use of the present simple and the lexis of family.

Topic: Shakespeare and his family

Level: A1

Time: 45 minutes


  • To develop students’ ability to ask and answer questions orally
  • To develop students’ vocabulary of family members
  • To give practice of reading, writing, listening and speaking using the present simple
  • To raise students’ awareness of Shakespeare’s life

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