Our final exam is on Friday May 29.
Our last class is on Friday June 6. You will prepare a short (5min) presentation of your research.
This is an article about teenage violence in the U.K.:
This is a video used in a teacher training program in the 1940s. It shows us how to deal with discipline problems in the classroom. Watch the video and try to answer all the questions on the worksheet:
An article about French education that says the French system is too tough on pupils:
Listen to the following interview:
1. What was the problem with Hugh's son's play?
2. What does he like about French school?
3. What does he criticize?
4. In his opinion, what is missing from French education? Do you agree with him?
Read this document about why reading to children is important? Do you agree?
Did you like to read as a child? Do you enjoy reading now?
We had a debate about the importance of learning languages.
We learned that learning languages in high school in the U.K. is no longer compulsory and that a lot of language departments in British universities are facing budget cuts.
Here are two articles that deal with this problem: