Drama Activities in English Class

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 24 April 2018 > Pedagogy

Comment utiliser la pratique théâtrale pour favoriser l'expression en cours d'anglais ? Témoignage d'un projet mené avec une troupe de théâtre au collège.

Teaching About Fair Trade

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 05 May 2017 > Webpicks

France is celebrating la Quinzaine du commerce équitable from 13 to 28 May. Fair Trade Fortnight has just finished in the UK and the Fairtrade Foundation has some great films and lesson plans that make it easy to discuss Fair Trade

Prince Harry to Wed

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 28 November 2017 > In the News

Britain will have something to distract it from Brexit negotiations in 2018 — a royal wedding always improves national morale. Prince Harry has announced his engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, with a wedding planned on 19 May.

2016: That Was the Year the Was

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 16 December 2016 > In the News

It's been quite a year of surprises. And definitely not a good one for opinion poll companies and forecasters. From Brexit to Trump, refugee athletes to the rock 'n' roll Nobel Literature laureate, we look back at 2016.

Election Money Machine

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 14 October 2016 > In the News

How much does it cost to fund a presidential election campaign, and how do the candidates raise the money? We look at the thorny issue of election finance.

Tim Burton: Gloriously Peculiar

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 05 October 2016 > What's On

Tim Burton's latest film is being hailed as his best in twenty years. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children could have been written for the director who has always had a fascination for misfits, from Edward Scissorhands to Ed Wood or Corpse Bride.

Race

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 03 August 2016 > What's On

If there was a prize for the best film title of the year, it would definitely go to Race, the story of Jesse Owens’ victories at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. That single word manages to embody the many facets of a story which encompasses sport, politics and the triumph of the human spirit.