The Hurricane

16 02 2019

1. What happened to the “Hurricane,” the man who could have been the champion of the world? Read more HERE 

2. Here comes Bob Dylan’s blow-by-blow story of middleweight boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter. Find out more HERE 

3. What are the two things about books that Lesra learns? Why do you think he chose precisely that book?

4. This new inquiry into the case by the BBC wants people to draw their own conclusions. 

The Hurricane Tapes: Out 14 January!

Four shot.Three dead.18 years in prison.And now, the truth?The #HurricaneTapes – a hard-hitting 13-episode podcast, out 14 January.

Publiée par BBC Sport sur Lundi 31 décembre 2018




Cult Songs, a Radio Program.

10 02 2019

1. Sum up what the protesters are denouncing. Find out more HERE.

2.  Why do you think music is important in this particular situation? Do some exercises HERE

3. Listen to this audio recording and use your notes to recap what you understood. Find some help HERE.

 4.  What is the ‘Playing for Change’ foundation about? What do they want to achieve? How?

5. What will happen on September 20th? How can you help?




Real power belongs to the people

5 02 2019

1. Listen to Greta and make notes. Can you recap her message? (Try and answer the 5Wh + 1H questions.) Read more HERE.

2. Listen carefully and pick info about Jacob and his life. How did he come to sue the federal government over climate change? Read more HERE

3. How did Aji first learn to make a speech? Do you find him persuasive? Explain why. Learn more HERE , HERE and HERE

4. Why did these pre-teens go to Senator Feinstein’s office? What got them interested in climate change? Had they ever heard of Greta Thunberg before? 

5. What impact does climate change have on California’s wildfires? Prepare for your final task HERE.