Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

Welkom op de blogspot Engels van uitgeverij Malmberg voor gebruikers van All right!, Realtime en Of Course! U vindt hier actuele video's voorzien van opdrachten, voor verschillende vaardigheden en op verschillende ERK-niveaus. Leuk én leerzaam om de les mee te beginnen of af te sluiten!
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donderdag 21 april 2016

The Bard

23 April 1616 William Shakespeare died. In the four centuries since his death, his works have been adapted to pretty much every media you can imagine. Watch the video for yet another exciting adaptation.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • exaggerated - larger or greater than normal
  • declamatory - expressing feelings or opinions in a loud and forceful way
  • orator - a person who makes speeches and is very good at making them
  • oratorical methods - methods like those of an orator
  • irresistible - impossible to resist, especially when something or someone is very attractive
  • purist - a person who has very strong ideas about what is correct or acceptable
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. What is Play the Knave?

  2. The game is played with exaggerated gestures.
    Regarding this, Professor Bloom says: “So I think it's really interesting that ........”
    Complete her sentence.

  3. Name the three things you choose before you can start playing the game.

  4. Which question does the game raise?

  5. Which Shakespeare quote can you hear at the end (~ 2:45)?

  6. Are you interested in playing this game?

Watch Play the Knave in action here.

Extra reading assignment
The game’s name Play the Knave comes from one of Shakespeare’s plays.
1. Find out which play.
2. Find out what "play the knave" means.