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Students have to listen and complete blanks with vocabulary words from the video.
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Shakespeare - how did this guy stamp his mark on the whole world? How did it all begin? What kind of times did he live in? Take a quick look at our colourful biography about this great playwright and find out all about him...
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8 minutes 13 seconds
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Cartoons for kids & kids' videos
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Vocabulary practice
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
His plays are still beingin theatres and studied at schools across the globe even today 400 years after he died!
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My poor old parents had two little girls before me but they died ofwhen they were babies.
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He's aglove - maker - everyone wears them round here - and he spends all day stitching leather into gloves,
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… but my father was an important man around town and that meant that I was able to go to thegrammar school and learn how to …
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I had tons of inks andof sharp quill pens.
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Parchment was made from dried animal- without the fur!
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It waswork but, if you practice, you get good at it.
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I had so many ideasout of my head I just had to write them all down.
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Soon I organized a bunch of actors tomy plays.
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… place on the stage girls weren'tto be actors so all the girl parts had to be played by boys!
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When a performance was on, there was aflying on the roof.
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Richer people could sit in comfy seats in theand get a good view.
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… disasterwhen a plague which we called The Black Death broke out in London and the theater had to be closed.
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Animals are, dead people are covered in horrible sores and boils and everyone is trying to save themselves.
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… the dashing sailor Francis Drake had sailed all around the world and thenoff the enemy in the Spanish Armada.
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In myI wrote 10 plays about great kings which are known as the history plays.
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I also wrote 18 funny plays called,
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7 years later aof his actor friends collected together all his plays into a book which we know as The First Folio.
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… if you've heard about somebody who's got a " heart of" or used the expression " love is".
20. Fill the gap.
Inside each one you'll find people with,problems and hopes that everyone can understand today.
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