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Exploring English

Our video tutor will guide you through the course and look at some of the words and expressions that Shakespeare introduced to the English language. Short quizzes will check your understanding and you’ll be asked to share your ideas and opinions on the topics Shakespeare raises. Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is for people who are learning English and interested in the language and legacy of William Shakespeare. The material is designed for non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR). You can use the hashtag #FLShakespeareEE to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Hamlet
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • The Tempest
  • Macbeth

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Rating 4.6 based on 3 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (173 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From British Council via FutureLearn
Instructors Neil McLaren, Tina Pole, Freddie Gay, Genevieve White, Jon Porter, David Lewis
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Language English
Subjects Humanities
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Rating 4.6 based on 3 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (173 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From British Council via FutureLearn
Instructors Neil McLaren, Tina Pole, Freddie Gay, Genevieve White, Jon Porter, David Lewis
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Humanities
Tags Literature

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