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Do You Know Shakespeare?
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Venue: The Shakespeare Centre
Price : From £7.50, including admission to Shakespeare's Birthplace
This interactive EFL session introduces students to Shakespeare’s life and times, and to some of the historic properties in Stratford-upon-Avon, including Shakespeare’s Birthplace.
Through discussion activities, participants will practice using language in a nuanced way to talk about Shakespeare’s life. In small groups, the students will use their new language skills to design a tour of Stratford-upon-Avon’s historic sites.
Subject and key skills
This session will enable students to:
- find out about Shakespeare’s life and times
- independently design their own tour of Stratford’s key sites
- engage confidently with guides at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust properties
- discuss historical evidence
- distinguish between facts and assumptions
- speculate about the past
- improve listening and speaking skills
- expand vocabulary / acquire specialist vocabulary
- improve range, accuracy, and fluency of expression.
Available: Monday – Friday
Length: 60 minutes (Allow time afterwards to explore Shakespeare’s Birthplace)
Group size: minimum 15 – maximum 25
Suitable for: students who can understand and communicate in English using a range of tenses, simple grammatical structures, and a limited range of vocabulary.
Learner levels: CEFR A2-B2, Trinity grades 3-9, IELTS 4.0-6.5, Cambridge ESOL: KET, PET, FCE.