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The Sonnets - Ep. Three - Sweet Lovers Love the Spring. The Sonnets - Ep. Two - Shakespeare's Procreation Poems. The Sonnets - Episode One - An Introduction to Shakespeare's Sonnets. SONNET 130 UNSCRAMBLE. Royal Shakespeare Company | RSC. Shakespeare’s Work | WebEnglish.se. A Theme Page about Shakespeare’s Plays and Language for intermediate level students, (A2.2 – B1), year 8-9 and above in Swedish Compulsory School. Related Pages: Shakespeare EZ (6-7), Shakespeare’s Life Warm-up Songs Vocabulary Lesson Plans Reading Listening Viewing Romeo and Juliet Other Plays Interactive More Materials. Shakespeare’s Life | WebEnglish.se. (261) English - The globe: Shakespeare's Theatre (B1-B2)

Shakespeare close-ups: What's in a name? | UR Play. Shakespeare close-ups: All the world is a stage | UR Play. EAP Shakespeare. EAP Shakespeare. (189) English - The globe: Shakespeare's Theatre (B1-B2) Shakespeare in Prison. William Shakespeare: All the world's a secret admirer. BBC Shakespeare - Website - 4 Reviews - 104 Photos. Quiz: How much do you know about Shakespeare? Modern English Shakespeare Translations | Shakescleare, by LitCharts. William Shakespeare - Shakespeare's sources | English author. And now a message from William Shakespeare himself, on A-levels #ResultsDay2018! □□ @RealDMitchell #alevelresults2018. AJ+ - This is Shakespearean theater. In prison. "To be, or not to be, that is the question"

Stratford 1: Shakespeare, Glove Maker. This is Stratford-upon-Avon, a town that gets millions of visitors every year, thousands per day, and they all come for one reason … William Shakespeare. I’m Ben Crystal, an actor and stage producer of Shakespeare’s plays. I’m here to find out why this small town in the centre of England produced one of the country’s best-ever playwrights, and why people are still visiting Stratford-upon-Avon 400 years after Shakespeare’s death.

Actor and actress: When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning or in rain? When the hurly burly’s done, When the battle’s lost and won. Jana Kukla: I just love Shakespeare, always have, as a little kid too. Yichun Chao: Romeo and Juliet – it was a love story and it was very romantic. Rose Hackl: He has the ability to show into the heart, into the soul of the human beings. Rand and Geraldine: They are kind of cross-cultural, you know. The words you can see in black and white are actually written on his grave. Ben: They seem to be in a big, nice house. Teflreflections: Shakespeare boom - a reading lesson. In one of my previous posts I blogged about using literature in EFL and gave an example lesson plan based around Hamlet's soliloquy. I also said I would post a lesson plan I tend to do before the actual soliloquy class as it provides a good introduction to Shakespeare and his plays - so here it is. Not as soon as I promised it would land here, but better late than never.

I've tried to follow the tips for designing better skills lesson which I blogged about here in: "Let's bring back the TAPES. " I built in reflection stages into the lesson plan, because I believe that whenever possible we should give our learners the tools they can use outside the class to better tackle similar texts (Techniques-oriented).

I used authentic material and tried to make the tasks authentic too (Authentic). This lesson is suitable for any level from Intermediate above, although certain exercises might need adapting (see IDEAS)and more, or less, scaffolding depending on the students' level. Task 1 Discussion. Shakespeare In The Classroom - Pudding Lane Productions, Crytek Off The Map.

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STAGEWORKMCKELLEN.COM. Teaching EAP: Literature: Shakespeare (Part 1) By Chris Lima Dr Chris Lima provides the first five of fifteen top tips for teaching Shakespeare to both language proficient speakers and language learners alike. Shakespeare is a world celebrity. His reputation as a playwright has been growing since the seventeenth century. Generations of theatre-goers, poets, prose writers, artists, journalists and scholars have contributed greatly to increase the admiration for his poetry and the growing popularity of his plays, especially in Europe and in America.

However, the expansion of English as a lingua franca also means that nowadays more readers and audiences have access to Shakespeare in English. When we think about Shakespeare, the first natural association is with the theatre. Here are my first five tips for teaching Shakespeare to both language proficient speakers and language learners alike. 1.

Start your lessons by contextualizing the main issues that the play you are studying explores. 2. 3. 4. 5. Shakespeare on the Internet. "Why Shakespeare? Because it's 2016" | Stephen Brown | TEDxStMaryCSSchool. John Bolton: The power of imagination - Lessons from Shakespeare | TED@State Street | TED Institute | Watch | TED. Everyday, more fool you, you are quoting Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Life, 8-9 ⋆ WebEnglish.se. Shakespeare - The History of English (3/10) Elizabethan theater: Shakespeare and The Globe. Ben Crystal... - TeachingEnglish - British Council. Did Shakespeare write his plays? - Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams. Our discussion of Shakespeare’s identity draws from a few sources. A great reference is Slate’s episode, How Mathematicians Determine Authorship.

Most claims in the video are based on a study by Craig and Kinney, Shakespeare, Computers, and the Mystery of Authorship. What makes Shakespeare’s prose so easy to memorize? Could it be the patterns found in Shakespeare’s text? Check out David Freeman and Gregory Taylor’s TED-Ed Original to learn more about “Why Shakespeare Loved Iambic Pentameter.” Because of the transition from print media to digital media, stylometry has recently grown as a topic of interest for researchers. Learn more about stylometry by reading: “What’s In a Word-list?” Interested in linguistics? Natalya and Aaron would like to thank those who contributed to feedback for this piece, including Wendy Cho, Richard Lederer, Katerina Popova, and Rusanda Soltan. Teflreflections: Shakespeare boom - a reading lesson. The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare. 17 Shakespeare Plays Summed Up by a Single Taylor Swift Lyric.

Shakespeare is everywhere. I mean probably 99% of the idioms that leave your mouth on any give day were coined by a dude who wore a frilly collar and wrote with a quill pen. Seriously. Laughing stock, one fell swoop, wild-goose chase, full circle, mind's eye, be-all end-all, goodness' sake—Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Shakespeare. And that is just the tip of a seriously large iceberg. Think Titanic-sinking proportions, here. Shakespeare is everywhere, so it's no surprise that I was able to find him and his plays scattered across the lyrics of Tay-Tay's oeuvre. I stay up too late, got nothing in my brain / That's what people say mmm, that's what people say mmm - Hamlet Magic, madness, heaven, sin - Macbeth Bad blood - Titus Andronicus See the lights / See the party, the ball gowns / I see you make your way through the crowd / You say "hello," little did I know / That you were Romeo - Romeo and Juliet Love's a game, want to play?

A Winter's Tale – inspired by Shakespeare's play. How to Kiss, According to Shakespeare. Kissing is pretty neat. Let’s not dive too deeply into the haunted crypt that is my love life, but suffice it to say I have kissed a person or two in my time. No one's good at it right away; it takes practice. Learning to kiss is like learning to ride a bike. You have no clue what you’re doing, you’re nervous, your hands are sweaty, and the whole time you’re just hoping for the best while hurtling through the unknowable void.

But if there’s anyone who can teach the masses how the navigate the forbidden and inexplicable witchcraft also known as "kissing," it’s William Shakespeare. When you’re going in for the kiss but you panic at the last minute: "I…kiss the tender inward of thy hand. " When you're trying to resist the urge to say "thank you" after they kiss you (I mean, you've seen THAT episode of Gilmore Girls), but you’re not sure what else to say so instead you go with: "What's done, is done. " When you have no idea how to flirt: "You have witchcraft in your lips. " Monthly news lesson: Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary. Shakespeare Lives, Shakespeare's Globe The Complete Walk: A Midsummer Night's Dream. Shakespeare - SparkNotes.

Shakespeare for Life: The Merchant of Venice. Exploring English: Shakespeare - British Council. TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC. 17 Shakespeare Plays Summed Up by a Single Taylor Swift Lyric. Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet. The story of Romeo and Juliet takes place in Verona in Italy. Two families, the Montagues and the Capulets, hate each other so much that they fight on the street whenever they meet. One of these families, the Capulets, organises a big party so that they can introduce their daughter Juliet to a rich nobleman, Count Paris, who has asked to marry her. Juliet is nearly 14, and her parents are keen for her to marry soon. Romeo is the son of the Montague family, and is also about 14.

Romeo and his friends decide that it would be exciting to go to the Capulets’ party too. But they agree that they must go in disguise because if they are recognised at the party by the Capulets, they might be killed. That night, at the party, Romeo meets Juliet, and they fall in love at first sight. Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt, gets angry very easily. Meanwhile, the Capulets decide that Juliet must marry Count Paris immediately. A painting of a map of the plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare and %20his family lesson plan. Shakespeare is everywhere: Christopher Gaze at TEDxVancouver. William Shakespeare: All the world's a secret admirer. Shakespeare character quiz. Shakespeare Unbound - the arts,english(9,10) - ABC Splash - Skip to content Add this to your favourites Shakespeare Unbound Like Shakespeare's stories but think the tights are boring and the old-fashioned language is hard to follow? Splash and Bell Shakespeare bring you some of Shakespeare's most famous scenes set in the modern day.

Then meet the actors to hear their interpretations. About this digibook What is Shakespeare Unbound? Watch Credits Who is this for? Secondary The Arts, English Years: 9, 10 Source: Bell Shakespeare Find more resources from Bell Shakespeare Copyright information Metadata © Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Education Services Australia Ltd 2012 (except where otherwise indicated). Belongs to the topic: Shakespeare Drama Related keywords: Othello | The Tempest | Julius Caesar | Bell Shakespeare | William Shakespeare | Romeo and Juliet | Macbeth | Hamlet | John Bell What to view next: The value of Shakespeare English Years: 9,10 English: an evolving language English Year: 10 Shakespeare words: the process of language ch ...

What accent did Shakespeare have? - Teaching English – British Council. The life of Shakespeare | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC. This lesson is about Shakespeare’s life. It provides students with an insight into the major events of his life, with a focus on pronunciation of past tense forms, asking questions and the lexis of life events. Topic: The life of Shakespeare Level: A2 Time: 80 minutes Aims To develop students’ ability to read for detail, read aloud, transcribe dictated text, ask and answer questionsTo develop students’ vocabulary of life eventsTo give practice with reading, writing, listening and speaking, focusing on pronunciationTo raise students’ awareness of Shakespeare, his life and work Materials: Student worksheet A & BShakespeare's life timeline - Cut into strips. The First Folio: A 400 Year Obsession.

Video: If Shakespearean Insults Were Used Today - Anglophenia. Women in Shakespeare's plays. This lesson examines the role of women in Shakespeare’s day (16th/17th century), and compares this with the roles and characters of some of the women in his plays. Topic: The role of women in the times and works of Shakespeare Level: B2 Time: 90 minutes Aims: To develop students’ reading and speaking skillsTo develop students’ vocabulary (adjectives of personality)To increase students’ familiarity with female characters in Shakespeare’s plays Copyright - please read All the materials on these pages are free for you to download and copy for educational use only.

The Seven Ages of Man. No Fear Shakespeare: Shakespeare's plays plus a modern translation you can understand. Shakespeare's Words | Glossary | William Shakespeare. Folger Digital Texts. Shakespeare First Folio found in French library | Stage. A rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio has been discovered in a provincial town in France.

The book – one of only 230 believed to still exist - had lain undisturbed in the library at Saint-Omer in the north of France for 200 years. Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier was searching for books to use in a planned exhibition of “Anglo-Saxon” authors when he stumbled across the 1623 tome in September. Cordonnier, a librarian, said that at first he had no idea that the battered book in his hands was a treasure. “It had been wrongly identified in our catalogue as a book of Shakespeare plays most likely dating from the 18th century,” he said on Tuesday.

“I didn’t instantly recognise it as a book of value. It had been heavily used and was damaged. It had seen better days.” “He was very interested by the elements I had sent him by mail and said he would come over and take a look. Shakespeare's Insult Generator. David Crystal on English Idioms by Shakespeare. Shakespeare: Legacy and Modern Interpretations. Shakespeare: Original pronunciation. The Shakespeare Enigma. Shakespeare Lesson – A Shakespeare Lesson for Students new to the Bard. Guide note: Each month, our "Teaching Shakespeare" columnist writes about bringing Shakespeare to life in the classroom and drama studio. This month he shows you how to introduce the Bard in your first Shakespeare Lesson. The First Shakespeare Lesson by Duncan Fewins It’s essential for teachers to make their first Shakespeare lesson practical, accessible and fun. However, there is no point “dumbing down” the workshop material by not tackling difficult concepts and language.

I always begin by focusing on the structure of Shakespeare’s writing and some of the key textual conventions. Workshop: The First Shakespeare Lesson To introduce the students to the rhythm of Shakespeare’s verse, ask them to stamp out the following rhythm with their feet: stamp-stamp / stamp-stamp / stamp-stamp / stamp-stamp / stamp-stamp Then ask the students to stress the second beat in each pair, as follows: Stamp- STAMP / stamp- STAMP / stamp- STAMP / stamp- STAMP / stamp- STAMP What do they notice about the two lines? Teaching Shakespeare - Top Tips for Teaching Shakespeare. Teaching Shakespeare can be one of the most challenging, yet enlightening jobs ever because there are always new techniques to try and fresh perspectives to discover.

There is nothing more satisfying than when you get a student to engage with Shakespeare because you know that experience will stay with them for the rest of their life. However, Shakespeare gets an undeservedly bad reputation in schools. I think that those with negative feelings about Shakespeare are more vocal than students with positive experiences.

So, here are my top three teaching Shakespeare tips – and I welcome contributions from Shakespeare teachers worldwide. If you think I’ve got something wrong or would like share your own advice with fellow Shakespeare teachers, please share your thoughts and top tips with us. Teaching Shakespeare Tips Relate it to their experience. No Fear Shakespeare. Duncan Fewins works with the Royal Shakespeare Company to improve the quality of Shakespeare education in the UK. He is also a drama lecturer and programme manager at Stratford-upon-Avon College. Here, he speaks to About.com about overcoming your fear of Shakespeare. About.com: What do you aim to achieve in your workshops at the Royal Shakespeare Company and in your lecturing career at Stratford-upon-Avon College?

Duncan Fewins: Obviously, these texts were written 400 years ago and can sometimes appear intimidating, so my main aim is to make them accessible and alive. I think that there’s still a stigma attached to classical texts: people are still in reverence of Shakespeare, and perhaps even a little afraid. But Shakespeare wrote for ordinary people; his plays were the newspapers and journals of the time, so they’re written for everybody. About.com: Is this easy to achieve, or does it require training? Duncan Fewins: Shakespeare has the ability to frame the essence of human nature. Shakespeare's Birthplace - A Tour of Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford upon Avon.