fiction, short humorous stories) / because...
P1: - As for me, I like to read historical books because they depict true events
which took place many years ago. And you?
P2: - As for me, I prefer plays because I like theatre. What about you?... Etc.
Введенние и закрепление выражений: “Tastes differ”, “So many men, so many
III. Инсценирование отрывка из пьесы «Король Лир»
Т: - Many of you, boys and girls, are fond of theatre. And now our actors will
perform a short scene from the play “King Lear” by William Shakespeare.But first,
what do you know about Shakespeare? Answer my questions now:
- Where and when was William Shakespeare born?
- What kind of books did he write?
- How many plays did he write?
- What are his most famous plays?
And now welcome our actors.
( Текст отрывка был адаптивован совместно учащимися и учителем на
нескольких предыдущих уроках).
Narrator. The story takes place in old Britain. The main characters are: Lear, the
King of Britain, and his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. The King is
old and he can not rule his kingdom, so he decides to divide it between his
Lear. I called you here, my daughters, to divide in three my kingdom.
Because I’m old and cannot rule.
Which of you three will say she loves me most,
Will have the greatest part.
So, Goneril, my eldest daughter, you speak first.
Goneril. I love you more than words can tell,
More than eyesight, space, liberty,
No less than life and health,
No less than beauty, honour.
As no child has loved his father.
No words can tell how much I love you.
Cordelia (to herself). What shall I say? I know - love must be silent.
Lear. So, Goneril, you get this part,
With shadowy forests, fields and rivers.
What says our second daughter? Regan, speak.
Regan. I’m made of same material as my sister,
And in her words you’ll find my feelings.
If there is anything that makes me happy,