Eli Graded Readers: Macbeth - William Shakespeare, Adaptation and activities by Janet Borsbey and Ruth Swan
Young Adult ELI Readers: 96 page fully-illustrated book + audio CD with extensive narrated excerpts from the book. Level B1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Eli Graded Readers: Macbeth - William Shakespeare - Summary:
‘There’s daggers in men’s smiles’ (Act II, Sc. III)
Scotland in the eleventh century. Macbeth is a brave general, loyal to King Duncan and to Scotland. Until, that is, he meets three evil witches after a battle against King Duncan’s enemies. They tell him that one day he, Macbeth, will be King of Scotland. This is the beginning of a story of ambition and evil, involving him and his calculating wife, Lady Macbeth. What follows leads them to terrible violence, murder, madness and ultimately to their own destruction.
- present perfect simple: unfinished past with for and since, recent past with just
- past perfect simple
- reported speech
- should for obligation
- would for hypothesis and polite requests#
- must for deduction
- may for possibility.
- types of clause: type-two conditionals, conditionals with unless, clauses with although, clauses with so... that, time clauses with as soon as, until,before and after