Recycle everything

23 03 2021

1. Is it possible to recycle everything?

2. How does the program work? Read more HERE.




Tea and the British

21 03 2021

Your task: Prepare a tour of a tea museum OR Introduce a new tea brand

1. What is the difference between low and high tea? Read more HERE.

2.  How did tea first come to England? Read more HERE

3. How did the British steal China’s tea secrets? Learn MORE.  

4. Watch the video and take notes about the company’s story and values. Use this PAGE.

5. Watch both videos and take notes to prepare a presentation. Find some help HERE.

6. Practise reciting the poem for our Poetry Competition! Read more HERE.

 




Fashionable

2 03 2021

1. How does fashion influence our world? Answer more questions HERE.

2. Rockers, Mods, Skinheads…? What’s your favorite street style? Read more HERE

 

3. What decision did Emma Watson make? Check your comprehension of the video HERE

 

 




Justice vs Retribution

16 01 2021

Your task: “Write up the script to your own trial or jury deliberation scene and then act it out!”

1. What is the significance of the scene? Read more HERE

2. How does art educate us? Read more about the song HERE.

3. Is this justice? What purpose does it serve? Read more HERE.

4. What’s a heretic? And what is a martyr? Read more HERE.

5. What lessons can we take away from these trials? Read more HERE

 




Do I need this?

10 01 2021

Your task: Choose a song to be used in a campaign to promote the transition to a more sustainable way of shopping. Make a short presentation to explain your choice.

1. What did the little girl want? What is her passion now? What do you learn about her life today? Read more HERE.

2. How can we fix the problem?

3. How does the scheme work? What is the ‘catch’?

4. How and where is the average t-shirt made, and what’s its environmental impact? Take the QUIZ.

5. What is the song’s message? Read more HERE and HERE.

6. Listen to the song and fill in the gaps in the lyrics HERE.




Freedom from want

13 12 2020

Your Task: You have decided to join the ‘Buy Nothing Day.’ You want to convice other students to do the same. Create a POSTER or a FLYER.

1. How does the painting create a sense of prosperity?

2. The iconic picture has been the object of numerous parodies. Click on the image and do an exercise.

3. Learn about the history of Black Friday and take the QUIZ.

4. What’s ‘Buy Nothing Day’ all about? Check your understanding and learn more HERE




Rosa, Ruby and Kamala

7 12 2020

1. What did Rosa do? What did she start? Learn more HERE

2. Watch the video and take notes. Use the info to write a paragraph about Rosa Parks’ life.

3. Listen to the museum curator’s analysis of the painting (3:27-5:39) . Check your understanding HERE.  

4. Click on the pick to find out more about Kamala Harris. Your task: “You want to use these pictures  for a campaign to encourage equal representation. Give your arguments.”




Yes she can!

8 11 2020

1. Listen carefully and take notes. Can you write a detailed account in French? Find some help HERE.

2. Can you explain why this was “a night of firsts in the U.S. midterms”? Find out about your task HERE.

3. How did C.J. Walker manage to become America’s first self-made millionaire woman? Take a test HERE.

 

4. Who is RBG? Why does every American now want to take a picture with her?

5. What barriers do women face in politics? How can we eliminate those barriers?

6. Is business giving women a bad deal?

7. Practice makes perfect, they say. Click on the pic to work on your grammar!

8. Who is Jacinda Ardern? What makes her personal story remarkable? Read more HERE

9. What happens when people don’t have access to economic rights? Read more HERE.

 




The world’s election

2 11 2020

1. What are the prerequisites and the main steps? Check your comprehension HERE.

2. Do all votes count? Take the QUIZ.

3. What makes the series so appealing? Learn more about the White House HERE; boost your vocabulary and grammar HERE.

4. Draw a portrait of Selina Meyer. Find some help HERE

5. Why did the Vice President-elect choose Howard University? Click below to learn why.

6. How does Kamala Harris explain her ‘breaking the glass ceiling’? Read more HERE




Be a part of the team

1 11 2020

1. What’s the correct etiquette at a job interview? How does Chris manage? Read more HERE

2. How is Artificial Intelligence changing the way recruiting is done? Check your understanding HERE.