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Ever since its debut on February 14th, 1895, *The Importance of Being Earnest* has been a literary and theatrical success. The brilliance of the witty conversation never ceases to delight and entertain. However, beneath its dazzling ironic humour, there is a deep vein of social criticism of Victorian society. This intricate mix of comedy, absurdity, ambiguity and social criticism makes *Earnest* Oscar Wilde's masterpiece.A wide variety of activities enables students to check comprehension and analyse the play in detail. There are numerous footnotes to aid comprehension of the text and phonetic transcriptions of some difficult words.An accompanying CD contains a selection of key scenes and the listening activities linked to the text.