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”

Your Students Have Talent: Chicago Swing

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 12 May 2022 > Pedagogy

And in our series Your Students Have Talent, here are three excellent song lyrics written for Shine Bright Terminale Short File 20 Chicago Swing, considering how the city of Chicago uses music as a means of inclusion in a very multicultural urban space. Thank you to  Lounès, Flavie and Rosalie for their excellent lyrics. Lounès: … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent: Chicago Swing”

They Spoke and They Conquered

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 07 April 2022 > Pedagogy

Back in January, we announced this year’s Cicéronnades competition organised by the Académie of Orléans-Tours, which enncourages pupils to video themselves reciting a poem or prose text. The winners have just been announced, as part of la semaine des langues vivantes.  The Académie of Orléans-Tours is organising a competition for pupils to recite texts in … Continue reading “They Spoke and They Conquered”

Semaine des Langues 2022

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 28 March 2022 > Pedagogy

Are you ready for la Semaine des langues? This year’s edition is from 4-8 April and is on the theme of « Vivre l’Europe, s’ouvrir au monde ». Lots of schools have events planned involving themed menus at the canteen, signs and posters in several languages around the school or short initiation sessions allowing pupils … Continue reading “Semaine des Langues 2022”

Your Students Have So Much Talent

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

Thank you so much to all the dedicated teachers who sent in the stories their students wrote inspired by Vivian Maier’s photographs. We received thousands of stories and they are incredibly imaginative! And we’ve chosen our favourites for publication. We asked students to write an imaginative piece inspired by one of Maier’s photos, which are … Continue reading “Your Students Have So Much Talent”

Vivian Maier Winners A2

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

We received thousands of fabulous entries to our Vivian Maier creative writing contest. Here are our favourite texts entered as A2 and those who chose the 100-word limit.  And the winners are, in no particular order: Iris from Mme Navarro’s class, Collège Jean Jaurès, Castanet-Tolosan; Romain S from Miss Vérot’s class, Collège Henri Scognamiglio, Morcenx; … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners A2”