Презентация "The golden age of English literature" 8-11 класс

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  • The golden age of English literature
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  • 1. William Shakespeare was born in the 16 th century.
  • 2. Shakespeare became an actor, a writer and finally part-owner of an acting company known as The Lord Chamberlain's Men.
  • 3. The buildings in Stratford associated with Shakespeare and his family are maintained as a memorial to the poet.
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  • 4. In the room where William Shakespeare was born a lot of people including Walter Scott, Dickens and Thackeray wrote their names on the walls.
  • 5. There is a very old hotel in Stratford where instead of the numbers on the doors you can find the names of Shakespeare's plays – the Hamlet room, the Romeo and Juliet room and so on.
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  • Shakespeare wrote his first famous play in Stratford – on – Avon .
  • 7. W. Shakespeare's father's principal business was that of a glover, but he also traded as a wool and cotton merchant and also was involved in money- lending.
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  • 8. It is believed that William studied in the Grammar School in his native town.
  • William's wife was much younger than he was.
  • William Shakespeare died on Christmas.
II.  Match the parts of the sentences. Task A
  • The home of the poet's mother
  • The Early Home of the poet's wife
  • Shakespeare's burial place
  • The home where Shakespeare died
  • А. Holy Trinity Church
  • B. New Place
  • C. Mary Arden's House
  • D. Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Task B Contemporaries
  • A
  • Ben Jonson
  • B
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • C
  • Inigo Jones
  • D
  • Sir Francis Bacon
  • E
  • Sir Francis Drake
  • F
  • Elizabeth I
  • G
  • James I
  • H
  • John Donne
  • 1.
  • An English architect and theatre designer who was responsible for many important houses and buildings, esp. in London .
  • 2.
  • An English writer of plays, poetry and criticism, known for plays such as Volpone, The Alchemist and BartholomewFair.
  • 3.
  • An English navigator who was the first Englishman to sail around the world and who led the English navy to victory against the Spanish Armada.
  • 4.
  • An English traveller and historian who was a favourite of Elizabeth I.
  • 5.
  • An English politician, philosopher and writer. He is known esp. because of the suggestion that he may have written some or all Shakespeare's plays.
  • 6.
  • An English religious and love poet, the greatest of the writers of metaphysical poetry, in which strong feeling and clever reason are combined.
  • 7.
  • This person is known for saying, “I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and the stomach of a King”
  • 8.
  • He became unpopular for his High Church , anti-Puritan views, and his belief in divine rights of the king.