Panic in London!: A Comic Strip for English Teaching

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 27 May 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège Shine Bright Lycée

Un professeur d’anglais propose une BD pour l’apprentissage de la langue. Le premier titre de la collection Bubble up met en scène un voyage scolaire un peu particulier, où un groupe d’élèves doit relever des défis en anglais pour libérer leur professeur de la Tour de Londres. Arrivant naturellement au cours d’un récit en français, … Continue reading “Panic in London!: A Comic Strip for English Teaching”

Andres Serrano: Portraits of America Teachers’ Days

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 16 May 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Lycée

The latest photography exhibition at the Musée Maillol in Paris is Andres Serrano: Portraits of America, and the museum is organising three teachers’ days, when you can visit for free. Serrano has tackled some tough subjects, like the Ku Klux Klan, so a pre-visit can let you prepare what you would like pupils to concentrate … Continue reading “Andres Serrano: Portraits of America Teachers’ Days”

Matilda Reading Guide

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 03 May 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège Shine Bright Lycée

Last year, we started a new collection of Reading Guides to help you introduce your pupils to reading fiction in English in collège and seconde. Our latest title is about to arrive in bookshops: Matilda by Roald Dahl! Matilda was born from the vivid imagination of one of the world’s best-loved and most-read children’s authors: … Continue reading “Matilda Reading Guide”

LLCER: Your Choice of New Works for Terminale 2025?

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 03 May 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Lycée

There are a few changes in the LLCER Terminale set texts list for 2024-2026 and we’re wondering which of the new works you’re planning to work on, so we can plan our publishing schedule for associated Reading Guides.  Which is your priority between Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah  and Jane Campion’s … Continue reading “LLCER: Your Choice of New Works for Terminale 2025?”

Speed Speaking for the Semaine des Langues

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 02 May 2024 > Pedagogy

Speed  speaking : des ateliers de conversation en langues vivantes au collège pour la Semaine des Langues. L’activité consiste à organiser des ateliers de conversation pendant lesquels chaque élève de 6e ou 5e découvre différentes langues ou devient professeur d’une langue qu’il maîtrise. Les élèves qui souhaitent enseigner une langue préparent des activités (jeux, flashcards, memory, … Continue reading “Speed Speaking for the Semaine des Langues”

Shine Bright 5e: Manuel-Workbook

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 April 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège

If you teach in 5e, you’ll soon be receiving the latest addition to our Shine Bright textbook collection: Shine Bright 5e. It’s a textbook and workbook rolled into one! Check out the introductory video! Inside you’ll find: A game to discover the textbook-workbook. A short introductory chapter to revise the previous year’s work, Welcome to … Continue reading “Shine Bright 5e: Manuel-Workbook”

Your Students Have Talent! Gangsta Granny

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 20 February 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège

In our series “Your Students Have Talent”, check out these amazing comic strips created as an intermediate task by pupils using our Reading Guide Gangsta Granny. The 4e Euro students were studying David Walliam’s humourous novel and were tasked with creating an illustrated version of the scene where the protagonist Ben discovers a biscuit tin … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent! Gangsta Granny”

Our West Side Story Reading Guide Has Arrived

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 19 February 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Lycée

If you are studying the 1961 film of West Side Story with your LLCER 1ère students, our Reading Guide will help them analyse key scenes, explore the background and inspiration to the work, and different iterations of this story of star-crossed lovers. West Side Story is a 20th century retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set … Continue reading “Our West Side Story Reading Guide Has Arrived”