Shakespeare’s use of language

The objective for this lesson is to begin to master the use of Shakespeare’s language in depth, whilst working on a short monologue from Twelfth Night.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many plays did William Shakespeare write?

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Q2.How many acts are there in a Shakespeare play?

2/4

Q3.Did Shakespeare write all his plays in poetry?

3/4

Q4.Is Twelfth Night a comedy or a tragedy?

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many plays did William Shakespeare write?

1/4

Q2.How many acts are there in a Shakespeare play?

2/4

Q3.Did Shakespeare write all his plays in poetry?

3/4

Q4.Is Twelfth Night a comedy or a tragedy?

4/4

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Quiz:

Shakespeare’s use of language

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Iambic pentameter is a rhythm where each line has ____ beats.

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Q2.What does the keyword motivation mean?

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Q3.What is a monologue?

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Q4.True or false: Twelfth Night is a tragedy?

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Q5.What kind of character is Orsino in Twelfth Night?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Shakespeare’s use of language

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Iambic pentameter is a rhythm where each line has ____ beats.

1/5

Q2.What does the keyword motivation mean?

2/5

Q3.What is a monologue?

3/5

Q4.True or false: Twelfth Night is a tragedy?

4/5

Q5.What kind of character is Orsino in Twelfth Night?

5/5

Lesson summary: Shakespeare’s use of language

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