Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Over the summer you will be getting familiar with the different subjects on the programme of the agrégation. I highly recommend this debate organized by the British Library in London on the death of Cook. It shows some of the important questions raised. The sound on the video is bad at the beginning but quickly gets better. Listen out in particular for questions raised by a Hawaiian woman ( if I understand correctly) at the end.

The video is here https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UcCCbvXB164&

Don’t hesitate to use one of the many sites which will transform a YouTube video into an MP3 file. Then you can work while doing the family shopping.

Thursday, July 04, 2019

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This may appear a little technical, but it was a matter of life and death to Cook.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Not everyone can go off to Sydney to climb aboard the replica of Captain Cook's  Ship the Endeavour (which I will be doing next week)! But next best is to absorb the atmosphere with this virtual tour.


Saturday, June 08, 2019

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To understand Cook's crew, his voyages and  their consquences, we need some idea of what life was like in 18th century England.  I highly recommend this general book.

The Penguin Social History of Britain: English Society in the Eighteenth Century (Anglais) Broché – 25 octobre 2012

de Roy Porter  (Auteur)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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This short comic video is not about Captain Cook, but it could have been.


Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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One of the major questions posed by Cook's voyages is the future of the australian aboriginal peoples. This series of documentaries will give you some good information. There are a number of episodes, but episode one is essential.


Saturday, May 25, 2019

concours civilisation GB

If you are planning on taking the CAPES or agrégation in 2020, you need to be thinking about revising, among other things, your knowledge of British history.

You could do worse than start with the history of Wales, covered in these excellent documentaries:


Friday, May 24, 2019

Réunion d’information agrégation anglais Rouen 2020

le mercredi 5 juin à 14h30 en salle A 510 il y aura une réunion d’information pour toutes celles et tous ceux qui voudraient suivre la préparation pour l’agrégation d’anglais en 2020. ( interne ou externe). Veuillez faire circuler cette information.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Revue française de civilisation britannique: Home Rule

Vient de sortir! Notre revue sur la question du Home Rule.


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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There will be a huge number of commemorative activities to mark the 250th anniversary of Cook's voyages. They will be very varied in  nature and in politics, and the debate should be very lively. Here is a site where you can begin to explore what is going on. 

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If you are in London at all, do not miss this small but essential exhibition at the British museum.


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I will be teaching this option at Rouen, so I am now myself beginning to study it in detail. I will put up here on this blog useful resources, mostly videos.

I recommend converting  the videos to Mp3, to allow you to listen to them while driving, doing the shopping or tidying your home, playing golf or waiting for a bus. This is what I do.

This collection of posts does not replace a serious bibliography, which the SAES normally makes available a little later in the year. In any case, it is essential to read the framing document (here http://media.devenirenseignant.gouv.fr/file/agreg_externe/57/9/p2020_agreg_ext_lve_anglais_1107579.pdf )

and the journals themselves.

Thursday, May 02, 2019

L3 Popular music slides and recordings

I do not have all the recordings of all the classes. But on popular music, I posted the first class recording a couple of weeks ago. 

You will find the second class recording here: 

And the slides accompanying all three classes are here :

Just click here

podcast history of British popular music

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Café débat Brexit

Aujourd’hui à 17h A401 UFR de Lettres, j’anime pour une association étudiante ACEL un café débat sur le thème du Brexit.

Entrée libre!