Panic in London!: A Comic Strip for English Teaching

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 27 May 2024 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège Shine Bright Lycée

Un professeur d’anglais propose une BD pour l’apprentissage de la langue. Le premier titre de la collection Bubble up met en scène un voyage scolaire un peu particulier, où un groupe d’élèves doit relever des défis en anglais pour libérer leur professeur de la Tour de Londres. Arrivant naturellement au cours d’un récit en français, … Continue reading “Panic in London!: A Comic Strip for English Teaching”

New Names for London Train Lines

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 19 February 2024 > In the News

You’re no doubt familiar with London’s iconic Underground map, and the names for Underground lines like Victoria, Circle, Bakerloo and Jubilee. But now the Overground trains in the network are being given new  names reflecting the history and culture of the city. In fact, they’re being given names for the first time — up until … Continue reading “New Names for London Train Lines”

My New School

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 07 July 2023 > Ready to Use

This A1-level activity will help you introduce or revise some basic school vocabulary at the beginning of the school year. Pupils can type in the vocabulary directly onto the image on the interactive pdf, or you can print it out and ask them to write the words in. Vocabulary and structures school buildings and equipment … Continue reading “My New School”

Les RDV Shine Bright Collège: Comment bien préparer sa rentrée Replay

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 30 June 2023 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège

Shine Bright collège propose de vous accompagner avec de courts webinaires réguliers sur des problématiques concrets. La dernière séance de l’année scolaire a eu lieu mercredi 28 juin. Le thème : Comment bien préparer sa rentrée ? Vous trouverez ci-dessous le replay. Venez à la rencontre virtuelle des auteurs de la collection Shine Bright Collège qui partageront … Continue reading “Les RDV Shine Bright Collège: Comment bien préparer sa rentrée Replay”

Les RDV Shine Bright Collège: Comment bien préparer sa rentrée

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 23 June 2023 > Pedagogy Shine Bright Collège

Shine Bright collège propose de vous accompagner avec de courts webinaires réguliers sur des problématiques concrets. La prochaine séance aura lieu mercredi 28 juin à 17h. Le thème : Comment bien préparer sa rentrée ? Venez à la rencontre virtuelle des auteurs de la collection Shine Bright Collège qui partageront leur expérience pour bien anticiper la rentrée … Continue reading “Les RDV Shine Bright Collège: Comment bien préparer sa rentrée”

Welcome to Tim Burton’s World

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 09 June 2023 > What's On

Tim Burton has a quirky vision of the world and his films like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland and  the TV series Wednesday are full of intriguing visual details. A new exhibition invites visitors into his visual world. Rather than going through the looking glass, visitors plunge into a labyrinth that ensures … Continue reading “Welcome to Tim Burton’s World”

Two-week Stays in UK and Irish Schools for Teachers

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 14 November 2022 > Pedagogy

If you’d like to brush up on your English and discover different teaching techniques, you can apply to spend two weeks teaching and observing in a school in the UK or Ireland, whether you are a language or DNL teacher. France éducation international (formerly the CIEP ) gives teachers possibility to spend two weeks in UK … Continue reading “Two-week Stays in UK and Irish Schools for Teachers”

Marmalade Sandwich, Your Majesty?

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 08 June 2022 > Shine Bright Collège Webpicks

The Platinum Jubilee Concert coverage on 4 June opened with a sketch that featured the Queen inviting Paddington Bear to tea. The short video is great. for class use, and would make a good complement to the “deep fake” Queen’s Christmas speech that is featured in Shine Bright 3e Snapfile 11 Twist and Tell. The … Continue reading “Marmalade Sandwich, Your Majesty?”

Poppy Day

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 28 October 2021 > Celebrate

Any image of people in the UK, Canada and Australia in November is likely to include some who are wearing a red paper poppy in their lapel. The Poppy Appeal for war veterans in the run-up to Remembrance Day began in the aftermath of World War I. Today, as the British and Commonwealth armies commemorate … Continue reading “Poppy Day”