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The Tragedy of Hamlet

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This lesson is about one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, Hamlet. Students learn about the characters and listen to a summary of the plot.

Topic: Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet

Level: B1

Time: 75 minutes


  • To develop students’ knowledge of the story plot and themes of Hamlet.
  • To develop students’ ability to listen for specific and general information and to take notes.
  • To give practice of reading for information and sharing this information with other students.


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