Tag Archives: Shakespeare

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Public Speaking: Where do you learn to speak in public?

Socrates: “But perhaps Rhetoric has been getting too roughly handled by us, and she might answer: What amazing nonsense you are talking! As if I forced any man to learn to speak in ignorance of the truth! Whatever my advice … Continue reading

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#MOTIVATION: WHAT’S THE POINT?

One of the most difficult problems a teacher of English faces, in Chile, or in any country where English is rarely used, is how to motivate students. Yes, there are fun things to do with the language. Students can sing … Continue reading

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Which books have influenced you?

“The personal essay is a peculiar form of literature, entirely different from critical essays… It is a species of writing somewhat akin to autobiography or firelight conversation; where the writer takes the reader entirely into his confidence, and chats pleasantly … Continue reading

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#Literature: Akala – Hip-Hop & Shakespeare???

Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it’s power. MOBO award-winning hip hop artist ‘Akala’ is a label owner and social entrepreneur who fuses rap/rock/electro-punk with fierce lyrical storytelling … Continue reading

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Letroy and Emma Gathen – “Lots of Good People Come From Luxora”

“Lots of good people come from Luxora”. http://www.slideshare.net/profesorbaker/the-luxora-panthers Those words were spoken by Coach Letroy Gathen at the Luxora High School Class Reunion held last month. Coach Gathen’s words have the effect of infusing one with pride about who you … Continue reading

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Students and Shakespeare: Really, Kids Are Doing Shakespeare…

In the park, under the sun, kids and Shakespeare mean fun. And when the kids are not in the park, they are finding Shakespeare in school can be cool… “What light through yonder window breaks” “To be or not to … Continue reading

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#ELTChat: Pronunciation Dreams #CCK11

“Make sure to work on their pronunciation.” That was one of my key assignments as I began my job last year. Except how was I going to do that? I mean, I know I’m a model, that many, if not … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be: Time To Teach Teens

Below, you will recognize Hamlet’s famous soliloquy (3.1), from William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. How did I use it for a 55 minute class with 3 teens? First, the part of the soliloquy that I used: To be or not to be, … Continue reading

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