Language Analysis in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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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.
In this class students will get an overview of how to analyse a short extract from Act 2 scene 2 of William Shakespeare's ‘Romeo and Juliet’. You will be shown how to consider genre, purpose and audience.  We will go through the best methods of how to comment on the effects of language features and how to embed and explain quotations.

Shakespeare is one of the world's most famous and popular playwrights, a solid understanding and comprehension of the language found in his works is vital to excelling in English. 

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This class is suitable for all students studying Shakespeare's writings 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.
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