Language Analysis in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
How to identify genre, purpose and audience.
How to comment on the effects of language features.
How to embed and explain quotations.
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

Shakespeare is one of the world's most popular playwrights and a solid understanding of the language found in his works is vital to excelling in English. In this class students will get an overview of how to analyse using a short extract from ‘Romeo and Juliet’ including things such as genre, purpose and audience. Students will also learn the best methods of how to comment on the effects of language features and how to embed and explain quotations. This class is great for anyone wanting to fully understand Shakespeare's works!

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students in Years 7-9 or S1-S3.  

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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