SHAKESPEARE 400

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WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE? TODAY THE WORLD COMMEMORATES 400 YEARS SINCE HIS DEATH. THIS SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY IS A TRULY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO READ ONE OF HIS BOOKS…..

Read the biography on Shakespeare below and try to complete the missing information. Then, visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/timelines/z8k2p39 to find the correct information and complete the short biography.

Shakespeare is England’s most famous playwright and _____________________. His plays are known throughout the world and he introduced up to 300 _____________________ and dozens of _____________________ into the English language.

He was born in _____________________ -_____________________ -_____________________ in the year __________________. He probably went to the local _____________________ school, King Edward VI’s School, where he learnt Greek and _____________________ . He didn’t go to _____________________ .

In 1582, he married _____________________ _____________________ , who was three months _____________________ . In total, they had _____________________ children.

He left Stratford to go and live in _____________________ , working as a playwright and actor. He performed many times for Queen _____________________ _____________________ .

Shakespeare’s group built their own theatre called the _____________________ . By now, Shakespeare was very rich. He bought the _____________________ _____________________ house in Stratford and many other properties as investments. He had a good head for business.

He died in _____________________ , probably of _____________________ . In his will, he left his _____________________ _____________________ bed to his wife. Nobody knows for certain why he did this. He is buried in Stratford.

http://www.onestopenglish.com/teenagers/topic-based-materials/webquests/webquest-shakespeare/553133.article?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Mailing%20Name%20(1)

Seven great ways to celebrate 400 years of Cervantes

http://www.thelocal.es/20160308/7-top-ways-to-celebrate-400-years-of-cervantes

Nine reasons why Cervantes is better than Shakespeare

http://www.thelocal.es/20160422/nine-reasons-why-cervantes-is-better-than-shakespeare

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