English Challenge: What Do These Old Words Mean?
For those of you who want to test their knowledge of Shakespearean English, we welcome you to try this quite challenging quiz.
10 Popular “Contemporary” Words Coined by Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s impact on the language we speak is far greater than most of us realize. These surprising words are just a few of hundreds attributed to the Bard.
10 Fascinating History Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
In this article, we collected 10 absolutely fascinating historical facts, many of which touch upon the unexpected origins of concepts like New Year's resolutions.
You’d Be Shocked at How These Common Words Were Pronounced
English has changed so dramatically over the years, that texts from the medieval era are barely legible for modern English speakers. Why?
A History of Betrayal and Intrigue for the Crown of England
The War of the Roses tore England apart between 1455 and 1487, but its seeds were planted long before that. This is the story of the terrible boy king who plunged England into dynastic chaos.
10 Beautiful Works of English Poetry Everyone Must Know
If you are a lover of poetry, then these are poems you should definitely read.
This Is How Shakespeare’s Plays Were Meant to Be Performed
How Shakespeare's plays and sonnets were meant to be read, and why it matters
10 Words We Use Every Day That Shakespeare Made Popular
Shakespeare is believed to have invented 1,700 words, but these 10 should be taken off the list, as he didn't invent, but popularized them.
QUIZ: Can You Guess What These Words Used to Mean?
These 14 words have really strayed away from their original meaning, can you guess what words like 'girl' and 'clue' used to mean?
QUIZ: Do You Know These Words and Phrases In Old English?
Learn All About the History of the English Language
Ever wondered where the English language came from and how it evolved over time? If so, then this is the perfect video for you!
Which Shakespeare Quote Represents Your Year Ahead?
Want to know which of Shakespeare's famous quotes perfectly reflects your year to come? Take this quiz and discover the answer for yourself.
7 History Facts That Aren't Actually True
Here are seven well-known history facts we should have never believed.
Revisit Shakespeare's Plays With These Lovely Animations!
Get to know Shakespeare's plays a lot better with these 12 animated summaries.
Have You Read the 5 Greatest Poems Ever Written?
Discover some of the greatest poems that the history of literature has ever seen, along with a detailed analysis to complement them.
Timeless Quotes That Show the Staggering Power of Love
Learn more about the world's most popular play ever written, with these ten quotations and matching contextual explanations.
Take Our Shakespeare Test: Are you Smart Enough to Pass?
Shakespeare is the greastest poet ever, arguably. Therefore, you have to be pretty civilized to know his works well. Let's see if you can pass this quiz!
TEST: Do You Speak Modern or an Older Form of English?
It doesn't matter how young or old you are, you'd be surprised how much of an influence old-fashioned forms of English have had on you...
How Far Back in Time Could You Go and Still Understand English?
Languages are born, change, and die. English, we presume, is no exception. So how far back in time could you go and still understand anything...?
8 Great Quotations from the Brilliant William Shakespeare
One of the greatest writers the world has ever seen has these words of wisdom to impart...
If You're Going to Insult, Do It With Style...
you did not want to get on Shakespeare's bad side, for you might get one of these...