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William Shakespeare

Complete the text with the words given.   

                                              

     from       time       popular       able     ground      actor      composers     known

 

 

Shakespeare is renowned around the world and his plays are widely performed to this day. The best 1. ……………… include Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Translated into over 90 languages, Shakespeare’s works have inspired novelists, painters, film makers and 2. ……………….. alike. Many forget that Shakespeare was an 3. …………….., too. He is known to have played the Ghost in Hamlet and Adam in As You Like It.

London theatre goers can experience just what the theatre was like in Shakespeare’s 4. ……………. by visiting the reconstructed Globe Theatre on the south bank of the River Thames. The original Globe was built for Shakespeare’s company players in 1599 and soon became the most 5. ……………….. playhouse in the capital. In 1613, during a performance of one of Shakespeare’s last plays, King Henry VIII, a spark from a stage cannon set fire to the theatre’s thatched roof and it burnt to the 6. ………………. . A second Globe was built on the same foundations – this time with a tiled roof – but eventually fell into disuse.

Today’s Globe is a meticulous reconstruction of the first Globe, just a few hundred metres 7. …………….. the original site. Every summer the Globe stages some of Shakespeare’s most popular works, where packed audiences are 8. ……………….. to feel part of the performance.

 

Solution:/Meoldás:

  1. known, 2.      composers, 3. actor, 4. time, 5. popular, 6. ground, 7. from, 8. able

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