Celebrating Languages

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 19 September 2022 > Celebrate

26 September is the day the EU celebrates all the many languages spoken in Europe and around the world. They have lots of suggested activities to get your pupils enthusiasm flowing for languages. You can find out 20 fascinating facts about languages on this poster, and 20 MORE facts on this new one for 2022. … Continue reading “Celebrating Languages”

What’s Up Doc?: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 10 May 2022 > What's On

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. The film is a sequel to Doctor Strange and tells us the further adventures of Dr. Stephen Strange, the Master of the Mystic Arts. It is the twenty-eighth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)  and the fifth film of Phase Four. With this film, the MCU … Continue reading “What’s Up Doc?: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”

Earth Day 2022

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 20 April 2022 > Webpicks

April 22 is Earth Day and its organisers are encouraging us all to “invest in our planet”, the theme of this year’s event. It certainly needs us all to pay more attention to its needs. Earthday.org and NASA provide lots information and teaching tools to engage students and offer practical actions to take. This 1-minute … Continue reading “Earth Day 2022”

Spies Fooling Spies

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 14 April 2022 > What's On

A new film details a barely believable operation from World War II involving a dead body designed to fool the Nazis about Allied invasion plans and save the lives of thousands of soldiers. The success of Operation Mincemeat hinged on creating a carefully crafted fiction, which is where James Bond author Ian Fleming came in. … Continue reading “Spies Fooling Spies”

James Bond

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 23 September 2021 > Ready to Use

The 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die, which has been delayed several times due to COVID, should prove of interest to pupils, the more so as the vast majority of them will be familiar with the hero. This A2 article gives some clues about his personality. Your pupils will also learn about Ian … Continue reading “James Bond”