The This is England short-film festival in Rouen has a specific programme of short films for collège classes. This year’s selection takes us back to the First World War and forward to imagined futures in 2053 and 2087 as well as films on the UK today and contemporary issues. If you sign up for a collège … Continue reading “This is England 2023 films for Collège Classes”
What better moment than the Rugby World Cup to take a look at the 120-year-long history of friendship and rivalry opposing France and Ireland on the rugby pitch? Let’s explore this relationship thanks to the online exhibition set up by the Irish Cultural Centre in Paris. This online exhibition will enable the students to discover more … Continue reading “France vs Ireland: 120 years of Rugby”
The Irish Cultural Centre in Paris is hosting an exhibition on the links between French and Irish rugby, which opened on 8 September, the opening day of the Rugby World Cup hosted by France. And there is an online version of the exhibition if you can’t make it in person. The exhibition in the Centre’s … Continue reading “Rugby Exhibition Online and in Paris”
The tenth men’s Rugby World Cup will take place from 8 September to 28 October. For the second time, France is hosting the tournament. And this year, the game is celebrating its 200th anniversary. Today’s rugby developed from a form of football that was played at Rugby School, one of the oldest and most exclusive … Continue reading “200 Years of Rugby and a World Cup”
This A2/A2+ level article and audio can be used shortly after the beginning of the year. It can be tied in to a unit reviewing hobbies while using the context of the Rugby World Cup starting on 8 September in France and finishing on 28 October. All through the tournament, match results can be discussed … Continue reading “Time for Rugby”
The Irish Cultural Centre in Paris is planning an exhibition on the links between French and Irish rugby, set to open on 8 September, the opening day of the Rugby World Cup hosted by France. And there will be an online version of the exhibition too. The exhibition in the Centre’s lovely courtyard will retrace … Continue reading “Save the Date: Rugby Exhibition”
Watch the trailer and fill in activity B1 on your worksheet.
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”
Our article on the South African Springboks’ first black captain Siya Kolisi is great addition to Shine Bright 1e File16 “Born-Free South Africa” . It can also be used in conjunction with Shine Bright 2de File 13 “Running for Africa” (South Africa’s team spirit). You can read it here.
South Africa’s rugby captain was born one day before the official end of apartheid in 1991. Yet he is truly part of the “born-free generation”. The first black captain of South Africa’s emblematic rugby team, Siya Kolisi was the third Springboks skipper to lift the Webb Ellis Cup, after his team won the 2019 Rugby … Continue reading “Born Almost Free”