Teaching LLCER anglais monde contemporain

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 03 August 2020 > Pedagogy

If you’re teaching LLCER anglais contemporain this year, you haven’t had a lot of time to prepare. The curriculum was published too late for textbooks to be prepared for it. But we can help: check out our companion site for suggestions and lesson plans to use Shine Bright LLCER with AMC classes. Already on the … Continue reading “Teaching LLCER anglais monde contemporain”

Et si on parlait du Grand oral ?

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 26 June 2020 > Pedagogy

Vos élèves de Terminale seront les premiers à passer le Grand oral en 2021. Comment les aider à préparer l’épreuve ? Un mini-site dédié est déjà en ligne et sera alimenté régulièrement. Pour vous accompagner vers la préparation et la réussite de cette nouvelle épreuve du “Grand oral”, Nathan s’est associé à Olivier Jaoui, directeur de … Continue reading “Et si on parlait du Grand oral ?”

Book Notes: The Hate U Give

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 28 May 2020 > What's On

The Hate U Give (THUG for short) was published in 2017. The setting, events, and characters of this coming-of-age story are largely inspired by Thomas’s own life. It was a number-one New York Times Best Seller, made the 2017 National Book Award Longlist, and was adapted into a movie in 2018. The protagonist is Starr Carter, a … Continue reading “Book Notes: The Hate U Give”

Staging Emotions: West Side Story

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 28 April 2020 >

An online class about West Side Story would be great for students studying Shine Bright LLCE File 13 “Staging Emotions”,  or the film West Side Story, which is on the list of oeuvres intégrales for LLCE Première. Or any class interested in musicals, Puerto Rico or Romeo and Juliet. “Amour et rêve américain : quand la … Continue reading “Staging Emotions: West Side Story”

Little Women

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 31 January 2020 >

Greta Gerwig’s latest movie based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel will take you into a female world in which conventions are defied, questioned and challenged by four sisters. Indeed, these four women on the brink of emancipation shatter the traditional image of upper-middle class young ladies whose role (and even duty) was to get married … Continue reading “Little Women”

Language and Literature: English Speciality

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 31 July 2019 > Pedagogy

Are you teaching LLCER this year? We can help! Shine Bright 1e has four sequences covering both themes. Look out for LLCER resources on Speakeasy-news. And in November we’ll be publishing reading guides to four of the literary works on the curriculum. Watch our video to find out more!   You can find up-to-date resources … Continue reading “Language and Literature: English Speciality”

Invisible Women

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 July 2019 >

British author and activist Caroline Criado Perez’s new book Invisible Women sets out to show that we live in a world that is literally made for men. And the results of that vary from annoying to downright dangerous. This B2-B2+ resource based around a review of the book fits well into the Shine Bright 1re … Continue reading “Invisible Women”