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Macbeth - William Shakespeare

Product Description

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.

Syllabus:

Nouns

  • complex noun phrases

Verbs

  • 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
CONTINUE READING
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Product Description

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.

Syllabus:

Nouns

  • complex noun phrases

Verbs

  • 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
CONTINUE READING
Additional Information
Book Genre Drama
Book Format Abridged, Graded Reader/Easy Reader, Full Colour, Illustrated
Binding Paperback
Publisher Lecturas ELI
Number of pages 96
Dimensions 14,8 x 21 cm
ISBN 9788853606624
Date of Publication 13 Jan 2012
Language ESL: English as a Second Language
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book + CD
Key Benefits
  • The Before You Read Activities section contains pre-reading activities.
  • The text is divided into chapters and is equipped with a glossary at the bottom of each page with key vocabulary explained in simplified English.
  • The After-Reading Activities section, at the end of each chapter, eases memorization and comprehension and rounds off with one or more pre-reading activities to pre-teach the vocabulary and structures in the subsequent chapter.
  • Useful dossiers focusing on culture and the author are supplied in the classics series.
  • The Test yourself section offers activities which take into account the whole story.
  • Syllabus.
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