Students will also learn some common vocabulary items and use their knowledge to ‘translate’ Shakespeare into modern-day English, as well as attempting to write in Shakespearean language themselves.
Topic: Archaic Language in Shakespeare’s works
Time: 90 minutes
• to develop students’ awareness of changes in grammar since Shakespeare’s day, and some key items of Shakespearean vocabulary, so that students are better able to understand Shakespeare in the original
• to introduce students to some famous quotations and a well-known Shakespearean speech from Romeo and Juliet
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