Creative Writing Competition: Vivian Maier’s Photography

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 30 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Vivian Maier’s extraordinary photos of New York and Chicago streets, portraits and self-portraits, were discovered by chance in 2007. A selection is currently on show at the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris and we’d like to challenge your pupils to write stories inspired by the images. This competition is now closed. Thank you so much … Continue reading “Creative Writing Competition: Vivian Maier’s Photography”

The Big Reveal: Our Next Reading Guide Will Be…

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 30 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Thank you to all of you who answered our poll about which of the oeuvres intégrales for Terminale LLCER you would like a Reading Guide for first. And the winner is… The Buddha of Suburbia (1990) by Hanif Kureishi, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about a boy with an English mother and Pakistani father growing up … Continue reading “The Big Reveal: Our Next Reading Guide Will Be…”

Innovation en Education

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 29 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Venez assister aux conférences, débats et présentations pour découvrir de nombreuses innovations pédagogiques et échanger avec des enseignants et formateurs lors du Congrès Innovation en Éducation les 2 et 3 octobre. Assistez aux conférences et débats en présentiel ou en ligne. Sophie Martinez, la créatrice de la mallette de jeux Still English, participera à un … Continue reading “Innovation en Education”

Teachers Talk: Using “Still English” Games in the Classroom

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 16 September 2021 > Pedagogy

If you’re tempted to use more games in your classroom but aren’t completely sure how, listen to a colleague describe how she uses the Still English game pack with her collège classes. Isabelle Brothier teaches English in a collège de Charente, and has used many of the Still English games with different class levels. She … Continue reading “Teachers Talk: Using “Still English” Games in the Classroom”

Escape Game Pack: What’s Inside?

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 13 September 2021 > Pedagogy

So you’ve heard of our Escape Games pack, but what does it really look like? We reveal all in this short video!  

A Guide for your Language Assistants

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 12 August 2021 > Pedagogy

If you have a language assistant in your school this year, make sure they know about the handy, downloadable guide for assistants produced by France Éducation International. It’s packed full of information about the school system and French administration with everything from social distancing rules in class to advice about finding accommodation. A first section … Continue reading “A Guide for your Language Assistants”

Carson McCullers on the LLCER Reading List

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 26 July 2021 > Pedagogy

One new book has been added to the programme limitatif for LLCER anglais: Carson McCullers’ The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940). McCullers is often associated with Southern Gothic, along with authors like Tennessee Williams, William Faulkner and Harper Lee. The author was born Lula Carson Smith in Georgia in 1917. The Heart is a … Continue reading “Carson McCullers on the LLCER Reading List”

What’s Inside? Reading Guide: To Kill a Mockingbird

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 05 July 2021 > Pedagogy

In our series of author videos presenting our Reading Guides, here’s To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee presented by its author Lynda Itouchène.   Find out more about the guide on the site compagnon.