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The College of William Shakespeare is an introduction to the bard's most known plays and sonnets. These gave us an insight into the customs and morals of late 16th century England.

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Course Tuition

Course is free via email or $2.00 (two vouchers) for hardcopy. Electronic certificates are also free, while hardcopy certificates are $1.00 (one voucher). Students are encouraged to take the courses via email.


CWS-101 - Characters
25 multiple-choice questions give you a list of characters appearing in Shakespeare's plays. Was Puck a prince of Denmark? Was Romeo a soldier or a servant?

CWS-102 - One Man and His Theatre
This course delves into the background of the plays and sonnets, and asks about Shakespeare, the man - and the theatre he part-owned, the Globe.

CWS-103 - Quotable Quotes
Test your knowledge of famous quotations. Who said what, and in which play?

CWS-104 - Shakespeare in Star Trek
Shakespeare quotes around in Star Trek - but so also do plots. The Klingons love Shakespeare, too: 'You have never experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon.' Who said that?

CWS-105 - Tragedy, Comedy, History?
The student is given a list of 25 of Shakespeare's more well-known plays, and asked: is each one a tragedy, a comedy, or history?

School of Plays

Level 1 - Multiple Choice, True/False, and Fill-in-the-Blank
CSP-101 - Romeo and Juliet
CSP-102 - Julius Caesar
CSP-103 - Macbeth
CSP-104 - Hamlet
CSP-105 - Othello
CSP-106 - The Taming of the Shrew
CSP-107 - Much Ado About Nothing
CSP-108 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream
CSP-109 – King Lear

Level 2 - Short Answer
CSP-202 - Julius Caesar
CSP-203 - Macbeth
CSP-204 - Hamlet
CSP-205 - Othello
CSP-206 – The Taming of the Shrew

Source Materials Needed

Access to or any full-length print, films, or videos of the plays is recommended.
For Star Trek information, please also visit Memory Alpha.


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