The Shakespeare Made Easy series aims to take the fear out of Shakespeare. By having Shakespearean and Modern English facing each other, pupils will find it easier to comprehend the text. Through discussion of the life, work and theatre of Shakespeare pupils can gain a more rounded understanding of these classic works.
- Full comprehension of the plays is gained from the line-by-line modern English translation given on facing pages.
- Understanding of the plays is increased as pupils take part in the variety of related activities included in each book.
- The significance of the plays is reinforced by sections discussing Shakespeare's life, works and theatre.
- Pupils are encouraged to understand the language, characters, structure and themes of the plays by completion of practical exercises.
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