Here's A Little Extra Help

Shakespeare's language and culture is often hard to understand. Here are a few things to maybe help make it a little easier.

Culture

The Language of Shakespeare

Understanding Shakespeare's Language: Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tncNNdVTQI8


Shakespeare: The History of English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMkuUADWW2A


Shakespeare: Language Tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmjepRJpRKI

Some Ways to Make It Easier

No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

http://nfs.sparknotes.com/romeojuliet/

Additional Resources

Drama Unit Main Page

Why Do We Still Read Romeo and Juliet?