St Patrick’s Day on the Web

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 02 March 2018 > Webpicks

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”

De nouvelles vidéos et articles téléchargeables pour vos classes

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 12 October 2017 > Pedagogy

De nouvelles vidéos et articles pour des niveaux A1+ à B1 viennent d’être rajoutés à la Banque de ressources numériques d’anglais Cycle 4. C’est l’occasion de découvrir ou redécouvrir cette banque de ressources gratuite qui fourmille de ressources  (vidéos, audios, articles) et d’activités interactives à proposer à vos élèves. Quinze nouvelles vidéos accompagnées d’activités vous … Continue reading “De nouvelles vidéos et articles téléchargeables pour vos classes”

Martin Luther King Day on the Web

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 16 January 2017 > Webpicks

These videos will help you discuss Martin Luther King Day in class. The third Monday in January, close to MLK’s birthday on the 15th, is a federal holiday and a day of service when citizens are encouraged to volunteer in their communities. This 60-second Public Service Announcement for the day of service s simple – … Continue reading “Martin Luther King Day on the Web”

Christmas on the Web

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 09 December 2016 > Webpicks

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Before the winter holidays, why not do a little cultural comparisons, looking at how Christmas is celebrated in English speaking countries in the northern and southern hemisphere? These digital resources will help you. There is are several videos and audio recordings with interactive comprehension activities about Christmas in the … Continue reading “Christmas on the Web”

Kwanzaa Webpicks

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 21 December 2017 > Webpicks

If you’d like to introduce your pupils to the annual African-American  celebration Kwanzaa, from 26 December to 1 January, these articles, an audio sketch and festive music interactive can help you. This interactive feature from the Smithsonian has examples of celebration songs from different cultures in the U.S.A. and around the world. Click on number … Continue reading “Kwanzaa Webpicks”

Emoji Time

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 17 October 2017 > Ready to Use

This A2 article is based on The Emoji Movie released on 18 October. Gene is an emoji who lives in Textopolis, a digital city inside a smartphone. While all other emojis express only one emotion, he can make ‘the wrong face’ because he was born without a filter, and he is desperate to become ‘normal’. … Continue reading “Emoji Time”

The Romans in Britain Teaching Resources

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 28 August 2017 > Webpicks

London is celebrating its Roman past with the Londinium festival. Access and download teaching resources on the Romans in Britain from A1+ to B1. There are articles about Hadrian’s Wall at A1+, A2 and B1 levels, with accompanying interactive comprehension activities, as well as a B1 audio on British Queen Boudica’s resistance to the Roman … Continue reading “The Romans in Britain Teaching Resources”

Canada C3 Expedition Webpicks

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 06 June 2017 > Webpicks

The C3 Expedition is participating in the Canada 150 celebrations. The 150-day expedition following Canada’s three coasts from east to west, and visiting many different communities on the way. These video and audio resources will on communities the expedition will visit and on visiting the Arctic are perfect for using this theme in class. These … Continue reading “Canada C3 Expedition Webpicks”