Your Students Have Talent: Masters and Servants

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 17 February 2021 > Pedagogy

It’s always lovely to see students’ work. Here are some diary entries pupils wrote as their final task in a sequence from Shine Bright Terminale:  File 4 Masters and Servants. In this sequence,  in Axe 2 Private Space and Public Space, students considered to what extent private and public spaces are codified by British society. … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent: Masters and Servants”

New Free Videos A1 plus to B1

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 07 January 2021 > Pedagogy

Have you checked out the 15 new videos on the BRNE anglais cycle 4? There are five for each level A1+, A2, B1. Amongst other things, they offer many ways to consider the effects of the pandemic on pupils’ lives, whether it’s making a mask, touring a school with social distancing or tips for getting … Continue reading “New Free Videos A1 plus to B1”

Travel to Ireland for Training Courses

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 09 December 2020 > Pedagogy

Every year, the Education Ministry finances 400 courses in language and culture in EU countries for language teachers in primary or secondary. Applications need to be in by 17 January 2021. The two-week courses take place during the summer holidays. Brexit oblige, the English-language ones are in Dublin this year, from 12 to 21 July. … Continue reading “Travel to Ireland for Training Courses”

New Reading Guides Available

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 26 November 2020 > Pedagogy

We know from your messages that you’ve been waiting for them… Our first two film guides in the Reading Guide series, Much Ado About Nothing and 12 Angry Men, are now available, as is Jane Eyre. Our film guides accompany students as they watch the film, and provide them with skills for film analysis as … Continue reading “New Reading Guides Available”

Black Lives Matter : Travail collaboratif et éducation aux médias autour d’un sujet d’actualité

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 22 October 2020 > Pedagogy

Lors de la reprise des cours en présentiel début juin 2020, le défi a été de poursuivre le travail ensemble selon de nouvelles modalités, à savoir en présentiel pour certains élèves et en distanciel pour d’autres élèves. Continuité des outils numériques connus et maîtrisés de tous J’ai abordé cette période inédite en optant pour une … Continue reading “Black Lives Matter : Travail collaboratif et éducation aux médias autour d’un sujet d’actualité”

Teaching LLCER anglais monde contemporain

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 03 August 2020 > Pedagogy

If you’re teaching LLCER anglais contemporain this year, you haven’t had a lot of time to prepare. The curriculum was published too late for textbooks to be prepared for it. But we can help: check out our companion site for suggestions and lesson plans to use Shine Bright LLCER with AMC classes. Already on the … Continue reading “Teaching LLCER anglais monde contemporain”

Reading Guides LLCER Terminale

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 03 August 2020 > Pedagogy

Thank you to our many readers who answered our questionnaire on the works you plan to study with your students in LLCER Terminale. And the winners are… Our authors are busy preparing Reading Guides for the most popular works to help your students. Coming in November, two novels and two films: Dystopian novel The Handmaid’s … Continue reading “Reading Guides LLCER Terminale”

Save the Dates: Exhibitions for the Autumn

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 06 July 2020 > Pedagogy

It feels strange, but museums are planning exhibitions for the autumn, and it’s possible to plan class visits at least in theory! A couple of Parisian exhibitions with Anglophone cultural connections that could interest you are English aesthete and illustrator of Oscar Wilde’s works, Aubrey Beardsley, at the Musée d’Orsay and American surrealist photographer Man … Continue reading “Save the Dates: Exhibitions for the Autumn”