Battle of the Somme WWI Webpicks

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 06 September 2016 > Webpicks

The Battle of the Somme in 1916 was a tragic turning point in World War One for British and Empire forces. There are many on-going commemorations planned from 1 July to 18 November. And the British Legion, British Council and other organisations have prepared excellent tools to help teachers use this theme in the classroom. … Continue reading “Battle of the Somme WWI Webpicks”

Celebrating Shakespeare

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 19 August 2016 > Ready to Use

You hardly need an excuse to familiarise your pupils with one of the most important figures in English-speaking culture: William Shakespeare. However, 2016 is the 400th anniversary of his death and there are events and celebrations all over the world. The Bard is everywhere, including classrooms! You will find below two articles, the first, A2 … Continue reading “Celebrating Shakespeare”