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LATEST IN LEARNING

La correction de l’erreur en classe d’anglais

La correction de l’erreur a mauvaise presse aujourd’hui. Corrige-t-on trop les erreurs dans le système français ?

IN THE FIELD

Almost America

A French teacher of English and an American teacher at an international school near Paris present an innovative way for European students to meet « real Americans » without having to pay airfare!

YOUNG LEARNERS

Meet Mr Bananas: Introducing an Innovative Teaching Partner

Sandrine Chotard utilise dans ses cours un singe en peluche qui répond au nom de Mr Bananas et qui remporte un vif succès auprès des plus petits comme des plus grands.

INTERACTION

Une leçon à retenir : le bon usage du homework

Claudine Martina explique le pour et le contre des devoirs.

PANORAMA

Hell, No, We Won’t Go!: 1968 in America

Olivier Richomme shows how two incendiary issues, the Vietnam War and the emergence of Black Power, brought Richard Nixon to the Presidency.

YESTERDAY

We Shall Overcome: The NAACP (Part II)

In the second of two articles, Aurore Portet discusses the NAACP’s role in the defeat of « Jim Crow ».

GOING PLACE

San Francisco

The Spirit of The Sixties still resonates in « The City by The Bay », but SF resident Jeff Kramer reports that the city is always ahead of the rest of the country, with its sights set firmly on the futur.

LITERARY HORIZONS

Arctic Litereture: Dreams of Reality?

When we think of the Arctic, we think of « The Call of the Wild » or « Nanook of the North ». But Jacqueline Karp says today’s Arctic literature does not easily match our imagined places or our stereotypes.

BLOG FROM BRITAIN

It Ain’t Being Green

In the line of Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis, it seems Homo eco-conscious and culpabilis has now taken over. James Payne reports from London, the new capital of « green-land ».

TO THE POINT

From Hanoi to Hollywood

Greg Farne analyses the cathartic role played by films like Apocalypse Now, The Deer Hunter, Platoon and Forrest Gump in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.

CAMEO

Sheila Watt-Cloutier: Inuit Warrior for Today

Elaine McCarthy discovers the woman fighting extinction at the top of the world … Nobel or no Nobel.

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