Shakespeare Experts

Learning Shakespeare through classroom drama / Zoom drama

Why teach Shakespeare? Isn't it too hard for students already struggling with English?

1. Not so! When Shakespeare's plays are taught as plays, through drama, they are accessible to students of every level of English.

2. Modern English is considered to have started with Shakespeare.

3. His plays are funny, tragic and have lasted for 450+ years.

4. His plays are still popular, his characters intriguing and his plots fascinating.

5. Humanity has not changed its ways since the days of Shakespeare (unfortunately).

6. His plays were written in a time when most people were unschooled. The actions of the characters helped people to make sense of their world.

7. His plays are also a great tool for modern day man to make sense of the world!