Book Review

Review: Macbeth

Shakespearean literature is the worst nightmare of most secondary school students and I was one of them. Whenever a teacher or professor told me that we would analyse one of Shakespeare’s works, I already said I hated the text without even looking at it. My fear for Shakespearean text did not stop me from getting my English Language and Culture degree of which one of the compulsory units was called Shakespeare’s world. I thought then and there, I was done with Shakespeare, but once you start a Graduate Diploma in Education and major in English, Shakespeare is following everywhere.  Continue reading “Review: Macbeth”

Book Review

Review: Holes

I cannot really remember when I read the book Gaten (Dutch for Holes), but once I saw the movie I knew exactly how it ended. Since I will have to teach the year 7’s on the book, I decided that it would not hurt if I read the book in English prior to my lessons.  Continue reading “Review: Holes”