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Discover Shakespeare in the twinkling of an eye

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Shakespeare: Filling in for Will is the ultimate app for learning how to enjoy Shakespeare and ... More

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Published 24 Oct 2013

I watched the classic Bogart and Bacall film "Casablanca" again recently and was astonished at the amount of classic lines in the film that are now true staples of the English language. Lines like "of all the bars in all the world" and "we'll always have Paris" are now a part and parcel of our regular parlance. This is also true for Shakespeare but it seems that the mere mention of The Bard's name mistakenly throws up an image of dullness for many. Shakespeare: Filling in for Will is a very entertaining educational application for iOS where his rich language can be enjoyed by people of all ages from 4 to 104.
 
Shakespeare: Filling in for Will is the ultimate app for learning how to enjoy Shakespeare and to discover the richness that the great English writer brings to the English language...not to mention to life itself. The app lets you test your Shakespearean knowledge as well as helping you expand your vocabulary and match wits with friends old and new.  This app-for-all-ages lets you work your way through more than 170 of The Bard's most poignant and popular quotes. It shows you the details of the life at the time, Elizabethan culture, witty quotes and asides as well as some modern adaptations of Shakespearean works that are made available at the end of every successful round. When you correctly answer the quote, you will be shown the specific character who spoke the line...