Ireland is celebrating 100 years of independence in 2023. This St Patrick’s Day video from the Irish government looks back at a hundred years of peacebuilding milestones to the background of the beautiful traditional song “Danny Boy” sung by Tolü Makay. The video covers Irish membership of the League of Nations and then the United … Continue reading “Peacebuilding for St Patrick’s”
Watch the trailer and fill in the Group 2 Part of your worksheet.
Watch the trailer and fill in the Group 1 Part of your worksheet.
Watch the interview and fill in your worksheet.
Who is the person describing themselves in the slideshow?
Everybody knows Steven Spielberg’s films, but nobody really knows about his private life and above all, what made him become a multi-awarded film director. This file will enable the students to learn more about him, his early life and his family – more precisely his mom, who he credits with his artistic side – thanks … Continue reading “Steven Spielberg: The Fabelmans”
St Patrick’s Day, 17 March, is a great time to inject some Irish culture into your classroom, with these videos, audio and interactive activities. Happy St Patrick’s Day – some of the figures may be a bit approximate in this promotional video, but it’s great for becoming familiar with some Irish traditions and traits, and … Continue reading “St Patrick’s Day on the Web”
This resource will introduce students to an aspect of Indian culture: the festival of Holi, when participants throw brightly coloured powders and water to welcome the arrival of spring. Pupils will watch a video, listen to a short extract of a podcast and read an article to help them find out how Indians celebrate this … Continue reading “Holi: Festival of Colours”
You may have never heard his name before, but you’ll never forget it after watching this film or even just the trailer for Till, written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu. These B1 activities explore the heart-wrenching story of 14-year-old Emmett Till who was lynched for misjudging Jim Crow conventions in the 1950s segregated American South. … Continue reading “Emmett Till”
Blackhistoryintwominutes.com is a site devoted to producing two-minute videos on just about any topic you could think of in African American history. For Black History Month, we’ve selected a few that fit well with topics Speakeasy and Shine Bright have covered. The site is financed by African American billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith and the … Continue reading “Great Short Videos on African American History”