Insults can engage and entertain, particularly if they are Shakespearean!
This fun clip discusses how contextual clues can help us to understand the meaning of a text. If you stop and look at words they can create real impact in a scene, giving you a deeper understanding of: mood, atmosphere & relationships.
Starting with a drama lesson which focuses on Shakespearean insults can be a great introduction to Shakespeare. This clip could give a lesson an extra edge also.