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10 Tips To Improve Your Essay Writing

Today’s guest blog post is written by Marcus from Tavistock Tutors, where he shares his top 10 tips to improve your essay writing technique. How to write an essay? When I first had to write an essay, I didn’t know what I was doing at all. It was all mixed up and somewhat uninteresting to […]

Shakespeare Calling, The Book!

Our friends over at the Shakespeare Calling blog have just released their Shakespeare ruminations in book format: Why Shakespeare? Who is this Hamlet? Is Lady Macbeth really evil? Can Caliban really be a twitchy speeded Goth freak? What’s so interesting about Lady Blanche, Lucius, Queen Margaret, Cassius, Paulina, Emilia, Celia…? These and many, many more […]

Shakespeare for Better English?

The Pros and Cons of Using the Bard to Better Your Language Skills Shakespeare is regarded as one of the most well known writers in history. His words resonate with everyone from teenagers reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream to lifetime fans who see his work performed on-stage in London. His quotes are among the most […]

Teaching Shakespeare to Middle Schoolers in Spring

Guest blog post from English teacher Robert Dale,. “It’s Spring!” My English teacher used to yell, usually at the boys. “The sap is rising!” She would look at us meaningfully, then repeat, “RISING” in a tone of great meaning and portent. Not that we got what she was saying, the boys far too distracted with […]

Shakespeare Out Of The Closet

This guest blog post comes courtesy of Katie over at the extremely readable OrWhatYouWill Shakespeare blog, talking about networking for more Shakespeare buddies: Shakespeare is boring, right? This mindset is so prevalent that loving Shakespeare can often feel like a dirty little secret – an affinity best kept in the closet. It can be difficult to […]