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A short presentation to introduce the adapted reader of Romeo and Julieta by William Shakespeare in class.

A short presentation to introduce the adapted reader of Romeo and Julieta by William Shakespeare in class.

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    • Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare .
    • It deals with the story of Romeo and Juliet, two of the most famous lovers in the world.
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    • A play is a story told by actors in a theatre.
    • The actors perform the play on the stage .
    • The playwright writes the play.
    • The audience watch the performance .
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    • William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and he died in 1616 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
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    • His father was a glove-maker.
    • He studied until 15, but did not go to university.
    • He married Anne Hathaway in 1582 and had three children.
    • In 1597, he went to London without his family to work as a writer and actor.
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    • In London he wrote Macbeth , Hamlet , Romeo and Juliet and many other plays.
    • He worked for Queen Elizabeth I and then for King James I.
    • He earned a lot of money from the theatre and he became rich.
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    • Shakespeare’s theatre was the Globe . It was built in 1599 on the south bank of the Thames.
    • It was made of wood.
    • It was circular with an open roof.
    • Performances were in the afternoons because there was no lighting.
    • People could stand in front of the stage or sit in the balconies above.
    • Actors wore rich costumes.
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    • The Renaissance was a time of great change in Europe.
    • Many important discoveries were made and many precious works of art were produced.
    • The English loved Italian culture.
    • Many of Shakespeare’s plays are based in Italy, about Italian people and history, or are originally Italian stories, for example The Two Gentlemen of Verona , Julius Caesar and Romeo and Juliet .
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    • Enjoy the play!
    Presentation designed and edited by Elena González Guerrero Pictures taken from the Internet Adapted reader: Romeo and Juliet. Vicens-Vives

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