* Do you enjoy reading books? Why? Why not? * Do you read anything else? Why? Why not? * Why do people read? * Can you name some English, American, Irish or Scottish writers? * Have you ever read one of their books? * Have you ever read a book in English?
* Why is Shakespeare such a brilliant writer? * What does Mr. Hilský say about Shakespeare´s characters? * Why does he think that Shakespeare is a universal writer? * How does Mr. Hilský describe Shakespeare´s language?
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English: The Living Dictionary. Editor Stephen Bullon. Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2003, 1949 s. ISBN 0582776465. Shakespeare speaks Czech. Bridge magazine [online]. 2011, roč. 15, č. 3 [cit. 2012-12-03]. Dostupné z: http://www.bridge- online.cz/studenti/extra-clanky/martin-hilsky-translator-of- shakespearehttp://www.bridge- online.cz/studenti/extra-clanky/martin-hilsky-translator-of- shakespeare William Shakespeare. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, 2001- [cit. 2012-12-03]. Dostupné z: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespearehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeare Martin Hilský. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, 2001- [cit. 2012-12-03]. Dostupné z: http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Hilsk%C3%BDhttp://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Hilsk%C3%BD
* Pre-reading Qs: Students´own answers. * Post-reading Qs: 1. Because he wrote about so many things and kinds of human types. 2. He has a large scope of characters that appear in different situations. 3. Because he managed to write tragedies, comedies and history plays that are excellent and unbeatable. 4. It´s outstanding, extremely rich. Shakespeare was able to use the language of the poor as well as royal blank verse.