Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing. In a beautiful Italian town, some local soldiers are coming back home after a war.
One of the soldiers, a young man called Claudio, falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy local family. Her name is Hero and she loves him too. But her cousin, Beatrice, is not so happy about the men’s return. She remembers how she always argues with Claudio’s friend Benedick: she and he both like to speak their minds, and he is just as clever as she is. There’s a big party to celebrate the end of the war. Meanwhile, Hero, Claudio and their friends have a plan of their own. But more trouble is on the way. Meanwhile, the local policeman has arrested the man who was in Hero’s bedroom with the maid.
Shakespeare - Macbeth. Scotland is at war, and has just won a great battle.
Macbeth, a general in the Scottish army, is the hero of the battle. On his way home afterwards, Macbeth and his friend meet three mysterious witches. Somehow, the witches already know Macbeth’s name. Shakespeare - Hamlet. Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, has come back from university to find that his father, the old king, is dead.
His mother has married his father’s brother, Claudius, who is now king of Denmark. Hamlet is shocked that his mother has married so soon after his father’s death, and angry that she has married Claudius. Soon, a ghost is seen walking on the castle walls. The ghost looks like Hamlet’s father, the dead king. When Hamlet sees the ghost, he is told that it is the ghost of his father. TeachingEnglish. Shakespeare our way - elevernas tolkningar - Mia Smith. Som jag redan beskrivit har mina elever i år 8 och 9 fått lära känna Shakespeare i allmänhet och Romeo & Julia i synnerhet inom ramen för engelskundervisningen, upplägget har jag beskrivit i följande blogginlägg: och Mycket av upplägget är klassiska uppgifter, men den avslutande utmaningen är den som utmärker projektet, och den där eleverna fått möjlighet att ta ut svängarna lite extra.
Många av dem har gjort detta med bravur och jag vill visa upp några exempel på hur de valt att tolka uppgiften. De exempel jag visar upp är inte nödvändigtvis de bästa eller mest unika, men de representerar olika varianter av tolkningar och påvisar en bredd. Continuing Shakespeare - Mia Smith. Introducing Shakespeare - Mia Smith. I engelskans kursplan finns i det centrala innehållet följande bitar med. • Skönlitteratur och annan fiktion även i talad, dramatiserad och filmatiserad form. • Sånger och dikter.
Fly Through 17th Century London. M@ Fly Through 17th Century London A group of students at De Montfort University created this fly-through of 17th century London (skip to 0:50 in the video to get to the juicy stuff).
The model focuses on the area around Pudding Lane and the bakery of Thomas Farriner, where the Great Fire of 1666 started. Although most of the buildings are conjectural, the students used a realistic street pattern and even included the hanging signs of genuine inns and businesses mentioned in Samuel Pepys' diary. More information on the source material and processes can be found on the team's blog. The project is an entry in the Off The Map competition, in which students were invited to build 3-D digital models based on maps at the British Library, and using software by Crytek. 12 Star-Crossed Facts About ‘Romeo + Juliet’ When adapting William Shakespeare, most movie directors spend a lot of time fussing over Elizabethan gowns and crumbling castles.
Baz Luhrmann was more concerned with guns, slang, and Ecstasy trips. For his 1996 take on Romeo and Juliet, the Australian director dropped those famously star-crossed lovers into a contemporary city with contemporary problems. The resulting Romeo + Juliet was a bombastic update that struck a chord with teens, who turned it into a major hit. To celebrate the film’s 20th anniversary, here are a few interesting details about the hurricanes and kidnappings that plagued the set. BBC Learning English - Course: shakespeare / Unit 1 / Session 23 / Activity 1. Shakespeare Solos: watch the first six films. Adrian Lester, Hamlet ‘To be or not to be’ Adrian Lester performs Hamlet’s soliloquy from act III, scene 1, in which the prince reflects on mortality and considers taking his own life.
Joanna Vanderham, Romeo and Juliet ‘The mask of night is on my face’ Joanna Vanderham speaks Juliet’s monologue from the balcony scene in which she insists that her devotion to Romeo is true even if it has been a whirlwind romance. Roger Allam, King Lear ‘Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks’ Roger Allam plays Lear in act III, scene 2 of the tragedy. Much Ado About Nothing for kids. Shakespeare our way - elevernas tolkningar - Mia Smith. Hamlet for kids. To be or not to be? Prince Charles has the answer in fun sketch! - FluencyOnline.Com. Watch Prince Charles join a stellar cast of actors on stage including Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch in a sketch about where to place the emphasis when delivering the lines 'To be or not to be!
' from Hamlet. The sketch formed part a program that the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, used to mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's passing with this unique event. 'The event took place in the presence of their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall and celebrated Shakespeare's extraordinary legacy and his enduring influence on all performance art forms - from opera to jazz, dance to musicals.' BBC 2 Seen in the sketch are Paapa Essiedu, Tim Minchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Tennant, Rory Kinnear, Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Judi Dench, and HRH the Prince of Wales.
Prince Charles joins actors on stage for Shakespeare celebrations. An infographic that keeps track of all of Shakespeare's deaths for you. Shakespeare - Macbeth. A Midsummer Night's Dream for kids. Shakespeare's idioms: Lesson 1. Shakespeare's last act: a torrent of twisted fantasies. Most of us think of Shakespeare as an Elizabethan.
It’s almost impossible not to. Try imagining Shakespeare in Love ending with a cameo appearance by Simon Russell Beale as King James rather than with Judi Dench’s Queen Elizabeth. But Shakespeare was as much a Jacobean writer as he was an Elizabethan one, and to forget that is to distort the trajectory of his career and play down the quite different set of challenges he faced in the decade following the death of Elizabeth in 1603. It wasn’t long before he was called to appear in this role, first perhaps as part of the royal procession when James toured his new capital in 1604, and again later that year when a peace treaty with Spain, England’s long-feared enemy, was negotiated in London. Records indicate that Shakespeare and his fellow players were called away from the Globe theatre for 18 consecutive days that August to attend upon the Spanish embassy at Somerset House.
Exploring English: Shakespeare - British Council. Ten ways in which Shakespeare changed the world. Back in 2012, the British Library displayed a rare book that attracted as much media attention as a Gutenberg Bible. It was a mass-produced edition of a text once owned by Nelson Mandela, inked with his pen. Mandela had kept this volume by his bedside for more than 20 years and it had sustained him through his darkest hours on Robben Island. Sometimes he had read aloud from it to his cellmates. It was not scripture, but its sacred characters – from Hamlet to Prospero – had often been a source of inspiration. Mandela, son of a Xhosa chief, was born and grew up in Transkei, 6,000 miles from Britain. That heartfelt response is, perhaps, Shakespeare’s most astonishing achievement.
Shakespeare our way - elevernas tolkningar - Mia Smith. Teaching Modules.
Englishclassinperformance. Welcome to the English Class in Performance website. Here, you will find abridged versions of Shakespeare's plays, edited and with added stage directions in order to be easily performed or studied by a high school English class. They are free to use and distribute subject to the liscence given at the bottom of the page. Learning by Doing The story of English Class in Performance begins with one man and his revolutionary way to help students understand Shakespeare. Shakespeare and tragedy. Shakespeare and love: Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare's language. 30 Days of Shakespeare. Webenglish. Warm-up Introduction to Shakespeare (<2:00) Pictures and phrases introducing main topics around a Shakespeare ThemeShakespeare Lives in 2016 (2:36) Introducing the year of celebration, 400 years after S’s deathIs Shakespeare Relevant to Modern Audiences?
(1:49) Introductory Video, created using PowToon Songs Horrible Histories William Shakespeare Song A version with Lyrics hereGod, I Hate Shakespeare Funny song, with lyricsShakespeare In Love by Layla Kaylif, with lyricsShakespeare by Miranda Cosgrove, with lyrics Vocabulary Lesson Materials. Mia Smith - ämnesspanare. Funderar du på vad du ska göra för att fånga elevernas intresse på din provlektion inför språkvalet? Hur ska du presentera språket så att det verkar intressant för eleverna att välja det nya språket? En del väljer det språket som verkar vara lättare. TeachingEnglish. Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar ft Mark Stanley and Tony Osoba.
Shakespeare Plays Given Tabloid Twist. Drama - 60 Second Shakespeare - Shakespeare's plays, themes and characters. Mia Smith - ämnesspanare. Shakespeare and Manipulation. Introducing Shakespeare - Mia Smith. Surfing with the Bard. Exploring English: Shakespeare - British Council. Good Tickle Brain: A Mostly Shakespeare Webcomic. Shakespeare - Hamlet. Romeo and Juliet Study Guide Fun. Shakespeare for teens. By being intimidated by the multilevel narrative and the stylised language we are missing out on some exceptional teaching materials. By depriving our EFL teens of Shakespeare we are depriving them of some of the most riveting, contemporary stories ever to be told in the English language. In your EFL classroom don’t skip it – exploit it! Shakespeare. Rewriting Romeo and Juliet for modern times.
Romeo and Juliet Portfolio Project. Shakespeare - Soundtrack Project - Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: 'You Kiss by the Book' Teaching Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet Study Guide Fun. British Council. Shakespeare’s Deaths and Murders [infographic] YOLO Juliet. srsly Hamlet. Macbeth #killingit. Shakespeare goes textspeak. Shakespeare took Raphael Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland and refashioned them into stories fit for the theatre – the most popular format of his time – transforming history into a rose that “might never die”. Now Penguin Random House and Brett Wright are returning the compliment, publishing Shakespeare’s classics in a medium made for the 21st century: textspeak.
The OMG Shakespeare series, published under the Random House Books for Young Readers imprint, includes YOLO Juliet. srsly Hamlet. And the forthcoming Macbeth #killingit and A Midsummer Night #nofilter.