The Mouse Mansion: Working Across Languages or Between Classes

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 26 June 2019 > Pedagogy

Depuis plusieurs années avec les classes de 6ème, je faisais une séquence qui s’intitulait selon l’inspiration, my bedroom ou my ideal place et dont la tâche finale était une présentation orale en continu d’une boîte représentant ou bien leur chambre ou bien un lieu imaginaire ou réel. Voici un exemple de lieu créé par un … Continue reading “The Mouse Mansion: Working Across Languages or Between Classes”


Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 23 May 2019 > Pedagogy

Nous sommes heureux de vous présenter notre nouvelle méthode d’anglais pour le lycée. Cliquez pour la découvrir en six indices : Comment aborder la réforme en anglais avec notre collection ? Voici en trois minutes chrono les réponses aux questions que vous vous posez !     Shine Bright News Vous rêviez d’une méthode qui s’actualisait ? Nous l’avons … Continue reading “Introducing….”

Take Your Students to “An American in Paris”

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 17 April 2019 > Pedagogy

The Châtelet Theatre in Paris is re-opening in September and returning to its tradition of putting on large-scale musicals, in their original language. The opening offering is George and Ira Gershwin’s An American in Paris. There are special matinée performances for schools on Thursdays 12 and 19 December at 3 p.m. An American in Paris … Continue reading “Take Your Students to “An American in Paris””

La semaine des langues 2019

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 07 May 2019 > Pedagogy

The fourth edition of the Semaine des Langues is taking place from 13 to 18 May. This year’s theme, like last year’s, is “Let’s Share Languages”. Teachers and pupils all over the country and participating in a whole range of events, many of them involving food! Collège Pierre Bodet in Angoulême organises an annual poster … Continue reading “La semaine des langues 2019”

Who Am I? Competition Winners

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 26 April 2019 > Pedagogy

Back at the beginning of the school year, we launched three pupil competitions. The A2-level competition was to write a 10-question “Who Am I?” quiz about a famous English-speaker. We were absolutely inundated with replies for the three competitions. Please apologise to your pupils for the delay but we finally have the winners of the … Continue reading “Who Am I? Competition Winners”

Destination: Moon

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 02 April 2019 > Pedagogy

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings, take your pupils on a guided visit in English of the Moon exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris before the summer holidays. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the Moon. But the Moon has been part of our collective imagination … Continue reading “Destination: Moon”

Save the Date: Rockwell in Caen

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 26 March 2019 > Pedagogy

To commemorate the 75th anniversary the D-Day landings, the Mémorial de Caen is hosting a touring exhibition dedicated to Norman Rockwell’s depictions of President Roosevelt’s vision of a post-war future. Franklin D. Roosevelt first formulated the “Four Freedoms” in 1941 for his State of the Union speech: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from … Continue reading “Save the Date: Rockwell in Caen”

Dorothea Lange Creative Writing Winners

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 28 January 2019 > Pedagogy

We asked your pupils to write a story based on one of Dorothea Lange’s photos and were overwhelmed by the response, not just in quantity but in quality, both of their imagination and their language skills. We’ve painfully whittled them down to 30 winners. We’ve divided them into age/class levels on separate pages so everyone … Continue reading “Dorothea Lange Creative Writing Winners”