Biobox: Edward Hopper

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 15 November 2022 > Ready to Use

Our bioboxes are short “Who Am I?” quizzes to help introduce pupils to famous figures in the English-speaking world. This one is about American artist Edward Hopper. It gives biographical information and some of his most famous paintings. It would be a great introduction to the artist if you’re planning to have your pupils participate … Continue reading “Biobox: Edward Hopper”

A Youth Voice for Congress

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 06 October 2022 > Ready to Use

The midterm elections will take place in the U.S.A. on 8 November. Among thousands of candidates, Maxwell Alejandro Frost stands out as a lively and enthusiastic young activist, who’s been involved in politics and has organised political events since he was 15. Now 25, Frost is aiming to be the first member of Generation Z … Continue reading “A Youth Voice for Congress”

Biobox: A New Monarch

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 05 October 2022 > Ready to Use

Our bioboxes are short “Who Am I?” quizzes to help introduce pupils to famous figures in the English-speaking world. This one is about Britain’s new King Charles III. You can download the MP4 file below to use in class.  

This is Our BBC Video

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 01 September 2022 > Webpicks

As a standalone activity or an introduction to our resource on the centenary of the BBC, this cleverly edited video provides the BBC’s answer to the question, “What is public-service broadcasting?” Or simply an introduction to the variety of programming that it has pioneered.  If you show pupils the video on the Indy 100 news … Continue reading “This is Our BBC Video”

100 Years of the BBC

Posted by Speakeasy News > Sunday 14 August 2022 > Ready to Use

The BBC is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year: founded in 1922 to produce radio programmes, it’s become a major British cultural force across TV, radio and increasingly digital platforms. This B1 resource has students use the BBC 100 website to find out about the corporation, its history, faces and voices, then prepare a podcast … Continue reading “100 Years of the BBC”

Biobox: Who is It?

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 20 June 2022 >

Who is the person describing themselves in the slideshow?

Lilibet the Queen Episodes 3 to 5

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 09 June 2022 >

Here are the final three episodes of the comic strip about Queen Elizabeth II’s life.