The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureishi, one of the novels proposed as an oeuvre intégrale on the LLCER Terminale curriculum, deals with many themes that are relevant to students today: the search for identity, race, and racism and integration. These exercises, based on the first four chapters of the novel, will prepare students for … Continue reading “Studying “The Buddha of Suburbia” in LLCER”
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Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 07 January 2021 > In the News
Australia started the new year with a change in its national anthem designed to be more inclusive of all Australians. On 31 December, Conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the change of a single word that is heavy with significance. The words of “Advance Australia Fair” included the line “For we are young and free”. … Continue reading “Change in Australia’s National Anthem to Reflect Indigenous Heritage”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 27 November 2020 > Ready to Use
Although President Trump is still making legal challenges over the election, it seems certain that after the January Inauguration, Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the U.S.A. and Kamala Harris, his running mate, will be the first black female Vice-President and to thus make history. Thanks to this B1 article, the students will … Continue reading “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Profiles”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 12 November 2020 > What's On
Like all museums in England, Tate Britain is closed to the public for lockdown. But it’s still celebrating art, and the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, in a stunning artwork displayed on the OUTSIDE of the building. This year’s Winter Commission for the London museum is by Chila Kumari Burman. The 63-year-old artist’s works draws … Continue reading “Celebrating Diwali with a Light Installation at Tate Britain”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 04 November 2020 > Ready to Use
Despite his early death aged 25, Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) had a prolific career as an illustrator. Part of the Aesthetic movement, a friend of Oscar Wilde’s, Beardsley was a dandy and turned his own short life into a work of art. To accompany the exhibition currently on hold at the Musée d’Orsay, this resource explores … Continue reading “The Art of Being a Dandy: Aubrey Beardsley”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 06 October 2020 > What's On
The Fondation Louis Vuitton reopened its doors to the public on September 23 with a special show featuring the work of American photographer Cindy Sherman. Sherman’s thematic self-portraits are a reflection on the portrayal of women in modern society. This is the first solo show dedicated to the artist since her 2006 exhibition at the … Continue reading “Cindy Sherman Self-Portraits: Hiding in Plain Sight”
We know many of you are patiently waiting for our Reading Guides for the books and films on the LLCER Terminale curriculum. We are going as fast as we can to produce them. To help you while you’re waiting, here is a sneak peak of the guide for Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Scroll down … Continue reading “The Handmaid’s Tale: Sneak Peek”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 17 September 2020 > Webpicks
WNBA star Maya Moore helped secure release for Jonathan Irons, who spent 23 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted. Three videos will allow you to discuss the case in class. They would make an excellent addition to Shine Bright LLCE File 12 Equality on Trial. The first is a short news report that covers … Continue reading “Winning Justice Videos”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 17 September 2020 > In the News
Maya Moore has won every medal and trophy in women’s basketball. But her biggest victory wasn’t on a basketball court. It was helping a man prove his innocence. And she’s just announced an extra happy ending to the battle. Moore started playing in the WNBA in 2011, for the Minnesota Lynx. She helped win four … Continue reading “Winning Justice”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 03 September 2020 > What's On
A couple of years ago, Sheffield-based Forced Entertainment brought the complete works of Shakespeare to the Festival d’automne in Paris: all 36 plays, each summarised by a single actor, using household objects. This autumn, the videos of the performances will be available in turn online. You can find the full schedule on Forced Entertainment’s site. … Continue reading “Table-top Shakespeare Free Streaming”