Posted by: a2cristina | January 15, 2019

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE – CLOZE TEST

CLOZE TEST

Read the text and complete the chart below with a word from the list that comes after the text. Every word can only be used ONCE. There are five words that you do not need to use. Question 0 has been answered as an example.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

This best picture Oscar winner 0) ___________ Joseph Fiennes as a young, broke Shakespeare with writer’s 1) __________ who meets his dream girl and is then motivated to write one of his most famous plays. 2) __________ the story is not one draped in historical accuracy, the 3) __________ and setting draw the eye to inaccuracies that 4) __________ out. The characters drink out of modern beer glasses and the Queen attends a play publicly; any plays she would have seen would have been 5) __________ in her own court. Add to that the theatres would have been closed anyway in the dying days of the bubonic plague 6) __________, and you’ve got yourself a fairly impossible scenario.

The film creates an 7) __________ universe where Shakespeare’s inspiration for ‘Romeo and Juliet’ mirrors his own experience in forbidden love. 8) __________, screenwriter Marc Norman never pretended the film was rooted in fact, but its liberal take on the life of the most famous 9) __________ in history undoubtedly 10)__________ numerous viewers into thinking Shakespeare was essentially a run-of-the-mill starving artist at one stage, just like countless others.

Adapted from: https://screenrant.com/most-inaccurate-movies-history/

ALTERNATE         LUCKILY               PERFORMED       STARS

BACKGROUND     MISLEADS            PERFORMER        SUPPORTS

BLOCK                 OUTBREAK           PLAYWRIGHT       UNFORTUNATELY

DESPITE               PARALLEL             STAND                 WHILE

            0 STARS      
1         6      
2         7      
3         8      
4         9      
5         10      

 

 

KEY

 

0. STARS

  1. BLOCK
  2. WHILE
  3. BACKGROUND
  4. STAND
  5. PERFORMED
  6. OUTBREAK
  7. ALTERNATE
  8. LUCKILY
  9. PLAYWRIGHT
  10. MISLEADS

 

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