To accompany Shine Bright 1re Advanced File 4: “On the Road, you can download this Route 66 poster illustrated with lots of interesting landmarks to be found along the Mother Road. To download the poster, just click on the link below.
Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 08 August 2019 > Ready to Use
Celebrate the Mother Road festival in September with this illustrated Route 66 poster has lots of interesting landmarks to be found along “American’s Main Street”. You can download it for class use. To download the poster, just click on the link below.
Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 08 August 2019 > Celebrate
Route 66 has mythical status in the U.S.A. and around the world. It’s been immortalised in songs, novels and films. Although it’s no longer a major highway, it still draws visitors keen to experience the iconic home of the road trip. Every September, enthusiasts gather in Springfield, Illinois, for the Mother Road Festival, using the … Continue reading “On Route 66”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 08 April 2019 > What's On
A new exhibition at the Musée Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac explores the vast continent of Oceania, where water is omnipresent in real and metaphorical senses. The exhibition was originated at the Royal Academy in London to commemorate the journeys of James Cook in search of a mythical southern continent in the late Eighteenth Century. Cook never … Continue reading “Discovering Oceania”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 08 April 2019 > Webpicks
The Oceania exhibition that is now on at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris originated at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The RA has a number of videos in English online in connection with the exhibition that are excellent for class work on the topic. You might like to introduce the topic … Continue reading “Oceania Through Videos”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 15 August 2018 > In the News
The term “sanctuary city” is used frequently in coverage of immigration issues in the U.S.A. What does it mean and what is the size of the phenomenon? The term is generally used to refer to cities, counties or even entire states which refuse to cooperate with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). ICE … Continue reading “Word of the Moment: Sanctuary Cities”
Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 04 July 2017 > What's On
Director Gurinder Chadha has given cinema audiences a glimpse of British Asian experience with films like Bend it Like Beckham or Bhaji on the Beach. Now a series of chance encounters has led her to examine a difficult period in her family history and that of the country of her ancestors: the Partition of India … Continue reading “Partitioning India”