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.

Cath McLellan


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.


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


Teens 13 years +




45 minutes or 3 shorter segments


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.

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

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

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