Women in Shakespeare’s plays

This lesson examines the role of women in Shakespeare’s day (16th/17th century), and compares this with the roles and characters of some of the women in his plays.

Topic: The role of women in the times and works of Shakespeare

 Level: C1
Time: 90 minutes
  •  To develop students’ reading and speaking skills
  • To develop students’ vocabulary (adjectives of personality)
  • To increase students’ familiarity with female characters in Shakespeare’s plays 


Submitted by Cath McLellan on Tue, 03/10/2020 - 14:32

In reply to by WhatifMann



The Powerpoint for this lesson is no longer available I'm afraid, but the images you need are all in the student worksheet, which you could project if you have the equipment in the classroom. Alternatively, students can refer to the printed worksheet.

Best wishes,


TE Team

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