Two-week Stays in UK and Irish Schools for Teachers

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 14 November 2022 > Pedagogy

If you’d like to brush up on your English and discover different teaching techniques, you can apply to spend two weeks teaching and observing in a school in the UK or Ireland, whether you are a language or DNL teacher. France éducation international (formerly the CIEP ) gives teachers possibility to spend two weeks in UK … Continue reading “Two-week Stays in UK and Irish Schools for Teachers”

New Escape Games A1 > A2

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 19 October 2022 > Pedagogy

Thank you for your wonderful feedback on our first Escape Games pack. You wanted more, and it’s coming very soon. Our new pack of three games for A1, A1+ and A2 levels will be available from 4 November. Immerse your students in an adventure that will get them working in teams, and in English, without … Continue reading “New Escape Games A1 > A2”

Short Films Festival This is England in Normandy

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 12 October 2022 > Pedagogy

“This is England” is a great festival of British short films based in Rouen and the surrounding region with a special programme of screenings and teaching materials for primary, collège and lycée classes. The 2022 edition  will take place from  12 to 20 November.  The selection for this year is now on their website and … Continue reading “Short Films Festival This is England in Normandy”

Creative Writing Competition: Edward Hopper

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 05 October 2022 > Pedagogy

Many of Edward Hopper’s paintings are like mini-narratives of mid-20th-century America. Although he also painted landscapes, he is best known for portrayals of lonely urban life. There are plenty on show in Edward Hopper’s New York at the Whitney Museum in NYC. We’d like to challenge your pupils to write stories inspired by the images. … Continue reading “Creative Writing Competition: Edward Hopper”

Films for Classes in Dinard!

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 August 2022 > Pedagogy

The 33rd edition of the Dinard British Film Festival will take place in Brittany from 28 September to 2 October. The films in competition haven’t been announced yet, but you can get ready to sign up your classes to see some of the best British films from the last year at special schools showings.  As … Continue reading “Films for Classes in Dinard!”

New Reading Guide: Brooklyn

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 August 2022 > Pedagogy

A new addition to the programme limitatif LLCER anglais Terminale is Brooklyn by Irish novelist Colm Tóibín (2009). It’s a very approachable novel covering themes of exile, homesickness, first love and personal choice. We’re preparing a Reading Guide for the novel, coming out just after the Toussaint holidays. Brooklyn is set in 1950s Ireland and … Continue reading “New Reading Guide: Brooklyn”

Your Students Have Talent: To Kill a Mockingbird

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 17 June 2022 > Pedagogy

It’s always lovely to see students’ work. Here are some posters 1re LLCER students created to persuade other students to read Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, which they had studied.  These wonderful posters are by pupils at Lycée Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Sarcelles (95). Thank you Yasser, Lotan, Ilian, Elyes, Christelle, Wendy, Yasmine, Swéta, Camélia, Koudedji, … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent: To Kill a Mockingbird”