Francis Gilbert: Is it “dumbing down” to modernise Shakespeare? Will they allow it at WFLS? Look at my video and judge for yourself.
I've produced another video for pupils which aims to motivate them to like Shakespeare and look closely at his use of language. A way English teachers do this is by modernising the play. I've met some teachers who believe that this is "dumbing down" because pupils are essentially "corrupting" his language and approach. However, you could argue that it's the ... read more and comment →
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