Macbeth Act 1

This work pack is intended to support beginner EAL learners to access Act 1 of Macbeth when being studied as a class text. It is intended to be used in conjunction with resource packs on the other four acts of the play, and other EAL Nexus resources on Macbeth. 

The aim of the pack is to enable beginner EAL learners to understand the plot of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, to become familiar with the main characters and their situation and to start to predict what might happen later in the play. There is a scene-by-scene summary in accessible English, accompanied by flashcards and DARTs activities. This is a highly visual resource with Manga-style illustrations to appeal to young people.

Licence Information

This resource is free to use for educational purposes. © British Council 2015.

This resource was originally developed by Ruth Wilson for Wolverhampton Local Authority and has been adapted by EAL Nexus. Images taken from Self-Made Hero’s Manga Shakespeare series.