Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing is one of a series of lesson plans to accompany the short animated videos of five of Shakespeare’s plays on LearnEnglish Teens.

Author
Cath McLellan

Introduction

In this lesson, learners will discuss marriage and its role in their society, watch a video about the Shakespeare play Much Ado About Nothing, and discuss some of the play’s main themes. Learners will also imagine that they have the opportunity to interview one of the main characters about their actions and attitudes in the play.

Aims:

  • To practise speaking skills and giving opinions
  • To practise listening skills
  • To review question forms
  • To practise writing skills

Age:

Teens 13 years +

Level:

B1-B2

Time:

45 minutes or 3 shorter segments

Materials:

The lesson plan and student worksheet can be downloaded in PDF format below. 

Click here to go to the Shakespeare extension activities or download the PDF below.

Language Level

Comments

Submitted by Jason Jixun M… on Wed, 08/17/2016 - 13:58

Permalink

Giving a support: Good lesson plan about famous English works from master, which can remind young teenagers the traditions and culture, nowadays.

Research and insight

We have hundreds of case studies, research papers, publications and resource books written by researchers and experts in ELT from around the world. 

See our publications, research and insight

Sign up to our newsletters for teachers and teacher educators

We will process your data to send you our newsletter and updates based on your consent. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of every email. Read our privacy policy for more information.