Shakespeare and English Speech Rhythm

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Shakespeare and English Speech Rhythm

Post by skelso » Mon Mar 07, 2005 6:45 pm

Friends, teachers, Shakespeareans, lend me your experiences! What do you know about natural, English speech rhythm and how Shakespeare's use of language can help students with this? I am an ESL teacher in an intensive English program and am writing my master's thesis on using Shakespeare with ESL and EFL students in secondary and college levels. If you have any experience in this area please respond to my 15 question survey at

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your Shakespeare post

Post by brucerichman » Wed Apr 13, 2005 1:30 pm

Hi I'm gonna go to your website. But why don't you check out my post on this forum. When I say using songs for esl pronunciation, I also mean using the reciting of the song lyrics. I always start with to be or not to be in my classes. Bruce Richman [email protected]

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