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English Activities : Romeo and Juliet - reading and listening exercises. Romeo and Juliet Many years ago in Verona, Italy, there were two families.

English Activities : Romeo and Juliet - reading and listening exercises

‘We are the Capulets.’ ‘We are the Montagues.’ These families are always fighting. The Montagues have a son, Romeo. One night the Capulets have a party and Romeo goes. Shakespeare's Life. Shakespeare's Globe. Hamlet. Shakespeare och vetenskapliga metoder på engelskan. Bakgrund Jag arbetar på samhällsvetenskapsprogrammet med beteendevetenskaplig inriktning och i mitt uppdrag ingår därför att förbereda mina elever för högre studier.

Shakespeare och vetenskapliga metoder på engelskan

Detta gör vi gemensamt på olika sätt här på Pauliskolan. Eleverna skriver till exempel ett gymnasiearbetsliknande arbete både i ettan och tvåan för att vara väl förberedda inför denna kurs i trean. 10 films you didn’t know were based on Shakespeare plays. Shakespeare’s stories are so universal that almost any story built around starcrossed lovers or mistaken identities could be said to be based on Shakespeare.

10 films you didn’t know were based on Shakespeare plays

But there are many films that are actually directly based on Shakespeare, and we’re not just talking about the obvious adaptations like Romeo + Juliet. Here are some films that you might not have realised were Shakespeare adaptations. 1. 10 Things I Hate About You Okay, this is a pretty obvious one. 10 Movies Surprisingly Based on Shakespeare. Centuries my have passed since William Shakespeare last put ink to paper, but the stories he’s spun aren’t going anywhere.

10 Movies Surprisingly Based on Shakespeare

Director Joss Whedon was a film festival hit with his updating of Much Ado About Nothing (2012), and today another re-telling of Romeo & Juliet hits select theatres (after Warm Bodies gave the story a zombie twist). But period costumes and lofty dialogue isn’t the only mark of a Shakespearean story; in fact, more movies owe their plot and characters to the Bard than the average movie fan is likely to realize. With that in mind, we put together the following list of 10 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Shakespeare. She’s The Man (2006) Free Resources - Classical Comics. In order for you to experience our 3-tier approach to Shakespeare for free, here you can download sections from 4 plays (with 4 sections for The Tempest).

Free Resources - Classical Comics

Presented as lineart, these documents are quick to download and simple to print. As an added bonus, not only do we offer brief teaching resource books to accompany each play, but we also provide a "No Text" version, featuring empty word balloons that you can fill in. To save these Adobe PDF files, right-click and select "Save Target As", storing them on your computer for viewing and printing (You will need the Adobe reader to open these .pdf files. If you haven't already got it, it is free to download from - use the link at the bottom of this page) Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing.

In a beautiful Italian town, some local soldiers are coming back home after a war.

Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing

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. Shakespeare - Macbeth. Scotland is at war, and has just won a great battle.

Shakespeare - Macbeth

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. They tell him that he is going to be promoted, and that he will be given more money, land and power. When they say ‘Macbeth – the future king’, Macbeth is confused, and doesn’t really believe the witches.

Shakespeare - Hamlet. Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, has come back from university to find that his father, the old king, is dead.

Shakespeare - Hamlet

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. 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.

Shakespeare our way - elevernas tolkningar - Mia Smith

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. 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).

Fly Through 17th Century London

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.

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.

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. 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.

Romeo and Juliet

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. 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. Mia Smith - ämnesspanare.

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. 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. Shakespeare. 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.