These notes are made available with the kind permission of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Level: Upper Intermediate +
Teachers’ notes focussing on different aspects of the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, including:
- power, status, oppression and freedom
- investigating the characters
- choosing the setting
- the structure of the play
- interviews with the director and lead actress
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The activities can be selected or adapted to suit a range of ability levels and interests. Focussing on particular elements of the play, instead of the play as a whole, is one way of introducing students to the language of Shakespeare.
For more resources from the RSC on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, visit http://www.rsc.org.uk/explore/a-midsummer-nights-dream/
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