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:  B2

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

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