Getting Started With Shakespeare

Fun introduction to the greatest writer in the English language.

1. Things We Know About Shakespeare listening worksheet from The English Language Teaching Pack (see below)

Language level: Low Intermediate+ CEFR B1/B2

2. How Shakespeare Changed the English Languagefactsheet, reading text from The English Language Teaching Pack (see below)

Language level: Upper Intermediate (CEFR B2/C1)

3.  Fred & Rita Talk About Macbeth  Playscript/worksheet from The English Language Teaching Pack (see below)

Two college students discuss what actors call 'the Scottish play'. 

Language level: Low Intermediate (CEFR B1)  

About the English Language
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Fun Facts & FAQ  

English Language Level: Intermediate+ CEFR: B1/B2/C1

Exams: First Certificate, IELTS, Cambridge Advanced

Content: presentations, texts, audio, worksheets, activities, teaching notes etc.

Topics include: the history of English language, Globish, Shakespeare, the Bible, Dickens, the origins of English words, irregular verbs, technology, American English, English grammar, why there are phrasal verbs, the influence of French, loanwords.

 

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