Beowulf Teaching Resources

The new Beowulf movie may not have been the cinematic classic you’d been hoping for, but it may get your students interested in the original Old English poem, so here are some teaching resources available on the web:

Also, be sure to check out Beowulf: A New Verse Translation translated by Nobel-prize winner Seamus Heaney .

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  1. Aberdeen University has a website entitled *Beowulf for Beginners* which you might consider adding to your list of resources. It’s an interactive educational resource for schoolchildren – but often enjoyed by those somewhat older (which is why the University relaunched the site when we discovered our students who had come across it as kids were still using it). You can check it out at

    Best regards – David Duff,

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