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Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. BBC Learning English - Course: shakespeare / Unit 1 / Session 4 / Activity 1. Shakespeare's World. Shakespeare Solos. Video SparkNotes: Shakespeare's Macbeth summary. 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. Shakespeare, year 9 – 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.

Introducing Shakespeare - Mia Smith

Minimized Shakespeare: very short versions of Shakespeare plays. Hamlet´s monologue. The Shakespeare Collection - Macbeth - BBC. Shakespeare In Business – 10 Quotes That Could Be Applied In Modern Business. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Well, it’s that time of year again when the English Language world pay homage to the grand master of the English Language, William Shakespeare on what would be his four hundred and fifty-first birthday!

Shakespeare In Business – 10 Quotes That Could Be Applied In Modern Business

As I was thinking of a post to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday I wondered to myself whether I could write about Shakespeare in business. Shakespeare in business? Sounds strange, doesn’t it? What could the Bard possibly have written that would have relevance in today’s business world? Well, you’d be surprised. As I started researching for this post, I found a couple of blogs that had selected a number of quotes from his plays that could be applied in the business world both as motivators and lessons to follow.

And lo and behold, I wish to share them here with you. 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. Surfing with the Bard. Shakespeareyourway. 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. Eleverna går i år 8 och 9 på Vallhamra skola och har alla givit mig sitt godkännande att publicera deras verk. Uppgiften gick ut på att välja en del av berättelsen om Romeo & Julia och göra en egen tolkning.

Shakespeare_and_love_lesson_plan. Shakespeare's Globe 360. Shakespeare's Globe 360 Download the Shakespeare’s Globe 360 app to experience Shakespeare’s Globe as never before.

Shakespeare's Globe 360

Packed with interesting facts, videos and photos; the free app allows anyone in the world to explore a virtual version of the world’s most iconic theatre. Users can move around the virtual theatre, zoom in and out and reveal the oak frame. Venture through the oak doors and head inside, where you can explore the theatre as stunning 360-degree images. Locations include: An actor’s-eye view from the stage itselfBackstage in the Tiring-houseThe Musicians galleryOr simply standing in the Yard Tilt and move your device to look around.

The app is free, and contains an optional in app purchase. Download on the App Store. Shakespeare Lives in 2016. Shakespeare and 'Sonnet 18' Origins of Shakespeare. Although he did not invent the sonnet, he did make it popular!

Origins of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is believed to have influenced the English language more than any other writer in history, popularizing terms and phrases that still appear in everyday conversation and text. Examples include the words “fashionable” (“Troilus and Cressida”), “sanctimonious” (“Measure for Measure”), “eyeball” (“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”) and “lackluster” (“As You Like It”); and the expressions “foregone conclusion” (“Othello”), “in a pickle” (“The Tempest”), “wild goose chase” (“Romeo and Juliet”) and “one fell swoop” (“Macbeth”). He is also credited with inventing the given names Olivia, Miranda, Jessica and Cordelia, which have become common over the years.

Shakespeare In Business – 10 Quotes That Could Be Applied In Modern Business. Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor. While interesting to explore in his plays, the idea of Shakespeare as a poet isn’t new.

Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor

He wrote many poems. Most famously, he penned 154 sonnets that are often as studied and celebrated as his plays. His sonnets feature a specific format that uses iambic pentameter to reflect great meaning and emotion in a short burst of verse. If it’s the words themselves that grab you, take a plunge down the rabbit hole of Open Source Shakespeare: a beautiful marriage of the bard and technology that allows you to search every poem and play Shakespeare ever wrote for individual words and phrases.

Just how many times does the world “blood” show up in Macbeth?