Romeo Montague was in love with Juliet Capulet. He went over to her. ‘I don’t know who you are’ he said. ‘But I know that I love you.’ ‘You’re very handsome,’ she replied. ‘I think I love you too.’ Romeo kissed Juliet and then they kissed again. They were in love.
In this Reader you will find: - Information about William Shakespeare’s life - Sections focusing on background and context - Glossary of difficult words - Comprehension activities - KET-style activities - Exit test
Tag Love and Hate
The story of Romeo and Juliet is probably the most famous love story of all time. It is set in mediaeval Verona and follows Romeo, son of the house of Montague as he falls in love with Juliet, daughter of the rival house of Capulet. The story moves quickly towards its conclusion as bitter hate and ancient rivalry lead to tragedy. William Shakespeare’s play is retold here as an exciting story, making it accessible to learners of English.