Thursday, April 06, 2006

Can I learn English pronunciation on the internet?

Without doubt it is easier to learn grammar and vocabulary on the web than pronunciation.
Nevertheless, several sites claim to help with pronunciation.

Try this one


John Mullen

History again

Britain has a general reputation of being a very calm place, where huge social conflicts are rare.
But is the reputation justified? The historians among you will have heard of the General strike of 1926 in Britain. At the following link you can find some information about it, as well as some pictures.


John Mullen

Back to the British press

I was pleased to see some of you at Tolbiac this morning while the pedagogogical meetings were going on.

Today let's go back to the British press. The Press generally supports the French government, but the articles have recently been a little more accurate, a little more objective. Here are today's examples :



John Mullen

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Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Read the news from fifty years ago!

In this site you can find article sin The Guardian newspaper about famous events.
They are exactly the articles which were published at the time.
Read fascinating glimpses of the past.


John Mullen

Monday, April 03, 2006

Watch the news ... from fifty years ago!

You can watch news clips from the BBC from the 1920s to the year 2000 on this brand new website.


Learn some British history while practising your English.
John Mullen