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Exploring English: Shakespeare

British Council via FutureLearn

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Explore the English language through Shakespeare’s plays

This course will look at the life and works of William Shakespeare and take you from his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to the Globe Theatre in London, from where he secured his central place in English literature.

We will look at five of Shakespeare’s plays with the help of actors and experts from around the world. They will explain and explore the universal themes Shakespeare addressed in his work.

This course is for people who are learning English and interested in the language and legacy of William Shakespeare.
The material is designed for non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR).

Taught by

Anthony Cosgrove

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Paulina V
5.0 3 years ago
Paulina completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I found the course quite interesting, although a bit too slow paced; having more information on language, vocabulary and grammar would be really useful.
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