What do teenagers find so compelling about Romeo and Juliet? British actor Jade Anouka explains what British teenagers taught her about playing Juliet.

Discussion

Download

Language level

Upper intermediate: B2

Comments

No video links are seen ??

Hello Sandhya,

There is no link to a video, but rather a video on the page. It sounds like you need to install the Adobe Flash Player on your device – after you do that, I expect you'll see the video.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Sir
I havent study For Two Weeks and I Dont Know My Be There is Some Eror In The Dictionary ? or it is Kind of update .
Thank of All
Best Regards
Ali Ibrahim

Hello Ali Ibrahiem,

Thank you for letting us know. I notice that on my computer it works with one browser but not with another so perhaps you could try accessing the site via a different browser to see if that helps. In the meantime we will look into the issue.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Yes, it's very popular in my country.

I studied Romeo & Juliet when I was in primary school. It's the most famous love story in the world. I don't love it much because of the unhappy ending.

Romeo and Juliet is the most famous love-story in all the world. I think there aren't indifferent people to this play. You can love or not but fell a draft you can't. The great Master like Shakespeare will knock in your heart, after you have read his work. Some people can think that love story it is nor their favorite a genre of literature, meanwhile the problems were highlighted by Shakespeare a lot of years ago and today keep being relevant.

The interview was dynamic. The actress was full of passion while talking about the topic. I just find not easy to stop looking the screen, following her words and voice, rhythm, all is so interesting, adjective she spoke like vivid, ... I am so fond of listening to this interview. Thanks British council for such an interesting video.

yes, Romeo and Juliet is very known in my country, I actually think it is known in every country of the world. This story could be applied not just to young people, but to every one who has felt in love, and not necesarily it happens just to young ones.

Romeo and Juliet is well known in my country and it is very popular.
Young love is the everlasting topic that plays and films tell stories about. The audience always expect happy endings of this kind of stories such as the prince and princess live happily for ever. Because the future is brighter for the young than the old. But the happy endings we see in the cartoon films from Disney are not always happen in the real world. So most stories about young love have the same end as Romeo and Juliet who desire true love which would be got in the beginning but lost quickly at the end. This remains us that life is short and true love is very precious. The young must take care your life and your true love! It is we have learned that from Romeo and Juliet.

Pages