American high schools love to perform plays that are set in England. Why is that? Have you ever wondered if there is more to the English than the “funny” way they speak?
“What is this language you speak” Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden
- What some of the differences are between the use of Ameri-speak and Brit-speak.
- Learn about cultural import of things like Afternoon Tea – why a drink it “too wet” without a biscuit…no, not that kind!
- Gain access to a useful resource that pulls together examples of Britishisms and Cultural touchstones.
In Set in England, you will learn about the need for cultural competency when considering any play that is not from your native culture or language.