Video review of Week 4

In this video, Neil looks back at some of the highlights of the week and the educator team say their final farewells.

Neil started off by talking about some of the interesting conversations and reading suggestions from the first part of the week, including Larysa Kosiuk’s comments on the diversity of British literature, and the conversation started by Iulia Keleman on British and Irish authors. You can find a complete list of all your book and films suggestions here.

Next Neil looked back over the steps on Shakespeare and mentioned No Fear Shakespeare where you can read modern English versions of his most famous plays side-by-side with the orginal versions. Many of you recommended our Exploring English: Shakespeare course, which we will run again early next year. You can find out more and register your interest here. You can find Genny’s answer on Shakespearean expressions we still use today here.

Finally, Neil mentioned where you can find, read and download Sherlock Holmes stories and novels. You can find the originals here and you can find simplified versions by joining Oxford Owl free here. Once you have joined, click this link to read and listen to Stories of Sherlock Holmes.

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