On the cover of the Ukrainian textbook on international literature for grade 10 there was a picture of British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for the roles of hamlet and Sherlock Holmes. Printed textbook Kiev publishing house “Gramota” for budget money.
It is reported by “BBC Ukraine”.
Through the image of hamlet in the performance of Cumberbatch textbook publishers aspired to interest students the eponymous play by William Shakespeare, explained lead author of the textbook, doctor of philological Sciences Olga Nicolenco.
We wanted this work has captured contemporary students not only through classical translations, but also through modern incarnation in film and theater,
– she said, adding that the image of the British actor’s very organic.
According to Nikolenko, in the 10th grade, the students return to the study of the classic works of authors who had read before: Homer, Dante Al R, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and in particular of William Shakespeare with his hamlet.
The authors of the textbook also tried “return books to the range of interests of students”.
Flip through an electronic version of the textbook on the publisher site.
A textbook with a picture of Cumberbatch