Shakespeare/Working with Words

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Task
  1. Read the vocabulary list in your English book carefully!
  2. Make lists for
  3. You can also create your own Mind Map!
    (Here is an example for the word field entertainment)
  4. Do the interactive exercises on the bottom of the page!



Interactive Exercises

Memory

Find the matching cards!

guitar Classical Guitar two views-cropped.jpg
percussion Drum set.svg
saxophone Tenorsax.jpg
musician EdBallSpain.jpg
box office Rialto Box Office (Tacoma, Washington).jpg
vocalist Reyg munoz.jpg

Music words

Click on the numbers and fill the correct music words in!

guitarist Someone who plays the guitar
keyboard An electric piano which can produce all kinds of sounds
musician someone who plays music ...
percussion a synonym for drums
fool another word for idiot
box office the place where you buy tickets
contract agreement between two or more parties, to perform a specific job or work

Theatre Words

Put in synoyms (words with the same meaning) of the words in brackets.

Shakespeare is the most famous dramatist(playwright). He wrote many dramas (theatre plays) and poems. Some of the are very famous(well-known):

Hamlet has got a complicated plot (story-line). The hero(main character) is Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark who

Shakespeare is the most famous dramatist(playwright). He wrote many dramas (theatre plays) and poems. Some of the are very famous(well-known):

Hamlet has got a complicated plot (story-line). The hero(main character) is Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark who


Word Families

Use the word given in capitals at the beginning of some of the lines to form a word of the same Word Family that fits in the space in the same line.

PERFORM The performance() will begin at 8pm.
FORTUNE It will last until midnight but fortunately() I have the next day off.
ENVIOUS All the other guys envy() me!
EXCELLENCE The last CD was excellent().
ACTION His wife is a well-known actress() who nearly won an Oscar last year.
VOCALS She' s also a good vocalist() with a beautiful voice.
IMAGINE Hamlet hears imaginary() voices in his head.
PERFORM The performance() will begin at 8pm.
FORTUNE It will last until midnight but fortunately() I have the next day off.
ENVIOUS All the other guys envy() me!
EXCELLENCE The last CD was excellent().
ACTION His wife is a well-known actress() who nearly won an Oscar last year.
VOCALS She' s also a good vocalist() with a beautiful voice.
IMAGINE Hamlet hears imaginary() voices in his head.