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"The Tempest" by William Shakespeare



Jessisun
Argentina

"The Tempest" by William Shakespeare
 
Please anybody can tell me a good site where I can find a version of "The Tempest" by Shakespeare in a "easy" reading language. (because in the original version is rather difficult to read it because of the Middle English Language). Thanks  a lot in advance!!! 
                  Jessica

21 Nov 2010      



MoodyMoody
United States

I found this from Sparknotes: http://nfs.sparknotes.com/tempest/page_2.html (at least this link is Act I, Scene 1). It has both the original and a modern translation. The No Fear Shakespeare is pretty good in my experience; I didn īt know they had online for free until I looked. I taught Othello and Macbeth back when my community college had Adult High School in classes rather than in the computer lab, and No Fear helped my students a lot.

21 Nov 2010     



Nebal
Lebanon

Hello Jessisun,
 
You can find all Shakespeare īs tales here: http://www.classicreader.com/book/1213/2/
They are short and suitable for young readers. Hope it īs useful.
Sweet thoughts,
Nebal

21 Nov 2010     



kodora
Greece

Here you can find abridged versions of some plays
http://sites.google.com/site/englishclassinperformance/home
I hope it is what you are looking for
Dora

There is also this one, but you have to sign in:
 http://www.tes.co.uk/taxonomySearchResults.aspx?keywords=Shakespeare&area=resources&cmd=AddPm&val=IMPORTMAGICEXTENSION|PPT&Page=4

Edit:Thanks, Nebal.Great link!

21 Nov 2010     



anitarobi
Croatia

http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/lambtales/lambtale.htm

21 Nov 2010