Gothic Nightmares: Fuseli

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 05 September 2022 > What's On

Under the pseudonym Henry Fuseli, Swiss artist Johan Heinrich Füssli, became one of the leading lights of the 19th-century British art world and a popular proponent of Romanticism and the Gothic. His many depictions of Shakespearean scenes, the supernatural, dreams and nightmares are rich food for the imagination. A new exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart … Continue reading “Gothic Nightmares: Fuseli”

What’s Inside? Reading Guide: Jane Eyre

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 05 July 2021 > Pedagogy

In our series of author videos presenting our Reading Guides, here’s Jane Eyre presented by its author Lynda Itouchène. Find out more about the guide on the site compagnon.

William Blake: Visionary

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 20 December 2019 > Ready to Use

The Tate Britain exhibition on William Blake explores this talented 19th century artist whose poems and paintings are strikingly modern and pregnant with meaning. Differentiated activities from A2+ to B2 will allow you to add Blake to a sequence on the Gothic or the Romantic movements, for example Shine Bright 1ère Advanced File 1 “Freaky dreams”. … Continue reading “William Blake: Visionary”

Group Work: Jigsaw Method

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 20 September 2018 > Pedagogy

Le travail en groupes en classe de langue : pour quoi  faire … et comment faire ? La lecture du Socle commun de connaissances, de compétences et de culture, rédigé en 2015, est éclairante, tout particulièrement la rubrique consacrée à la Coopération et réalisation de projets (Domaine 2, Les méthodes et outils pour apprendre), que l’on enseigne … Continue reading “Group Work: Jigsaw Method”