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Shakespeare - His Life and Work


Shakespeare - His Life and Work

Shakespeare - His Life and Work

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the amazing works of William Shakespeare


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Course Description

This English course looks at the life and work of William Shakespeare, surely the greatest playwright of them all. The course considers his life, plays, poetry and prose and examines the literary devices he employed in his works.
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The lessons are interspersed with quotes from some of Shakespeare's most famous plays and videos of actors reciting his lines and sonnets. Completing this free online course will lead to improved understanding of the Bard, and deepen your enjoyment of his timeless work. This course is especially useful for students studying Shakespeare.
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Learning Outcomes

You will have a good knowledge of the life and work of William Shakespeare. This course will help you to understand Shakespeare’s language, quotes and poetry.
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You will become more familiar with some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. This course will introduce you to the techniques that Shakespeare used when directing on stage.
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Module Title
Introduction to Shakespeare
Shakespeare His life and times
Shakespeare The theatre scene
Shakespeare Theatre audiences
Shakespeare The Globe Theatre
Shakespeare Literary devices
Shakespeare Prose
Shakespeare Scripts and Lines
Shakespeare Shakespearian Language
Shakespeare Soliloquies
Shakespeare Soliloquies videos
Shakespeare A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Shakespeare - His Life and Work
Course # 185
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 90
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This English course looks at the life and work of William Shakespeare, surely the greatest playwright of them all. The course considers his life, plays, poetry and prose and examines the literary devices he employed in his works. The lessons are interspersed with quotes from some of Shakespeare's most famous plays and videos of actors reciting his lines and sonnets. Completing this free online course will lead to improved understanding of the Bard, and deepen your enjoyment of his timeless work. This course is especially useful for students studying Shakespeare.
License 
Release Date 04 March 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio Low
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Caroline Hubbard United Kingdom Interesting, informative, I liked the different methods of reinforcing learning 2014-09-23 20:09:51
  • Dora Wang China It is very helpful for me to learn the Shakespeare's life and work. 2014-05-19 15:05:20
  • Irene Gal Hungary I liked this work. I have learnt a lot from it. 2014-05-13 21:05:03
  • Liz Fahy Ireland I look forward to learning more 2014-03-30 14:03:20
  • Anna Ferrell United States of America This course was more in-depth then I thought it would be. I really enjoyed taking it. 2014-03-26 16:03:09
  • Shekha Kotak India It was really useful! 2013-04-08 05:04:41
  • Victoria Butler United States of America Shakespeare was a great poet. His words and movies excites me. Although his movie on Romeo and Juliet was really romantic. Very interesting and creative. The ending was sad but still lovely. 2013-02-24 14:02:11
  • Ayesha Usman Pakistan Course Module: Shakespeare The theatre scene
    Course Topic: Types of theatre companies
    Comment: this is an effective course on Shakespeare.I LIKE IT. 2013-02-16 14:02:40
  • ABHISHEK SINGLA India Course Module: Assessment
    Course Topic: Shakespeare His Life and Work Assessment
    Comment: to good 2012-04-17 21:04:58
  • mica jones United Kingdom brilliant and would definatly reccomend 2011-08-03 08:08:10
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