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.

Dub Poet: Benjamin Zephaniah

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 08 December 2023 > Celebrate

We were very sad to hear of the sudden death of Benjamin Zephaniah, one of Britain’s most popular poets. Benjamin Zephaniah said the art of poetry, and of life, is in how you look at things. Perhaps not surprising for a man of many faces: a dyslexic who left school at 13, who became a university professor. A Rasta poet who was by turns fiercely political and a children’s favourite.

Ken Loach Trying to See the Hope

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 24 October 2023 > Shine Bright Lycée What's On

At age 87, veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach says The Old Oak will be his last film and it closes the trilogy set in the north-east of England after I, Daniel Blake (Cannes Palme d’or 2016) and Sorry We Missed You (2019). It looks at the arrival of a group of Syrian refugees to be housed in a rundown north-eastern town, the reactions of different locals and the bonds that are formed between the communities.

Deauville : Back to America

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 09 August 2023 > What's On

The 49th edition of Deauville American Film Festival will run from September 1st to September 10th, 2023. The official competition jury will be presided by Guillaume Canet and the jury for "La Révélation" will be chaired by Mélanie Thierry.

Edward Hopper Winners Lycée B1

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 26 April 2023 > Pedagogy

We received thousands and thousands of fabulous entries to our Edward Hopper creative-writing contest. Here are our favourite B1-level texts from lycée students.

See How They Run: A Whodunit Within a Whodunit

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 14 September 2022 > Shine Bright Lycée What's On

On 1952 London’s West End, Agatha Christie’s play, The Mousetrap, is a hit. Hollywood comes knocking at the stage door. But plans for a movie version of this smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

This is Our BBC Video

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 01 September 2022 > Shine Bright Lycée Webpicks

As a standalone activity or an introduction to our resource on the centenary of the BBC, this cleverly edited video provides the BBC’s answer to the question, “What is public-service broadcasting?” Or simply an introduction to the variety of programming that it has pioneered.  If you show pupils the video on the Indy 100 news … Continue reading “This is Our BBC Video”

Cannes 2022 : The Palmes before the Palme

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 23 May 2022 > What's On

After two years of COVID-19, the Cannes Film Festival is back on track and takes place from 17 to 28 May 2022 for its 75th edition. This year, the jury is led by French actor Vincent Lindon and 21 films* are competing for the prestigious Palme d'or. In 2021, the honour went to the French body horror drama "Titane," directed by Julia Ducournau.