- Romeo and Juliet "is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers."
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- Shakespeare and love: Romeo and Juliet
"This lesson is based around the famous balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet. It looks at the themes and language that Shakespeare uses to describe love. It gives students reading, speaking and writing practice. The topic - the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet. Level: B2+."
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- Romeo and Juliet Webquest
"In this Webquest, you will gather background knowledge on Shakespeare, the Elizabethan England, and information that pertains to Romeo and Juliet. You will also learn about the cast of characters in the play."
- Webquest: Shakespeare
"This Shakespearean webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on Shakespeare’s life, Romeo and Juliet, ’boy players’ and famous quotes from Shakespeare plays that we still use today. It is free to all onestopenglish users."
- Roméo et Juliette, entre théâtre et cinéma(grignoux.be)
"Le dossier pédagogique dont on trouvera un court extrait ci-dessous s'adresse aux enseignants du secondaire qui verront le film Romeo + Juliet (de Baz Luhrmann - 1996) avec leurs élèves (à partir de quatorze ans environ). Il contient plusieurs animations qui pourront être rapidement mises en œuvre en classe après la vision du film."