Shakespeare, sung by Miranda Cosgrove, with lyrics
This is a rap exploring the deep and sometimes agonizing encounters the legendary poet and writer William Shakespeare.
Some of the 2000 words and expressions coined by Shakespeare.
An animated PowerPoint presentation on YouTube
Though this be madness – Shakespeare Speaks – YouTube (4 min each)https://youtu.be/kPmSF49n1dg?list=PLcetZ6gSk968Ihu1V8KH4shxeq2auxC0_
Hamlet appears to be going mad… and we look at phrases to say that someone’s behaviour is strange or silly. The first in a playlist of 5 short animated plays describing how Shakespeare might have come up with some of his idioms. Script and activities available below.
Shakespeare | LearnEnglish | British Councilhttp://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/shakespeare
Why are Shakespeare’s plays so popular 400 years after his death? Find out in these videos and improve your English with the exercises.
Shakespeare Text and exercises to print (pdf)
BBC Learning English – Course: shakespeare / Unit 1http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/shakespeare
Shakespeare Speaks was produced by BBC Learning English in partnership with The Open University. A series of video-based lessons on Shakespeare’s language
Romeo and Juliet
Script for Romeo and Juliet to act as a play
Romeo and Juliet Cartoon Parody – YouTube (8:42)https://youtu.be/dersUM9QUts
A parody to the Famous Romeo and Juliet play written by William Shakespeare. The lines and scenes have been paraphrased for easy understanding, with audio and speech bubbles
Hamlet Summary by Shmoop – YouTube (5:27)https://youtu.be/LxEs-K8o1MI
If you’re in the play Hamlet, and your name is Fortinbras… you are a lucky, lucky man. Except for the fact that your name is “Fortinbras.”
King Lear by Shmoop – YouTube (2:44)https://youtu.be/E-n9HbYQkaM
King Lear was an evil king. He wanted pain and for everyone to be in a world of hurt. But after his death, we wonder why he died. Was it from a broken heart?…
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