We all know stories

Close encounter with classroom storytelling We all know stories. But how can they come into classroom learning? When I first fell into teaching English…

We all know stories

DJ Tango de légende

Felix Picherna, l’as de la cassette En septembre 2000, à l’installation de la fête associative de Tangueando Toulouse sur la place Saint-Sernin, Dominique Bakry,…

DJ Tango de légende

Tango ? Vivre libre et rebelle

Catherine Berbessou et Federico Rodriguez Moreno Une soirée importante dans un festival de tango est celle où les couples de professionnels prennent la piste…

Tango ? Vivre libre et rebelle

Making people listen

Two tales of orality from Harlow market Markets are places of what Walter Ong called primary orality. Primary orality refers to thought and expression…

Making people listen

Bob’s Your Uncle

A whole new cast of characters My big sister Angie gave me Bob Dylan by Anthony Scaduto for Christmas in 1972. This would be…

Bob’s Your Uncle

Lire Jane Eyre à 13 ans

Il faut lire Jane Eyre de Charlotte Brontë pour le cours de littérature de Mrs Fullerton. Nous avons trois semaines. Mais je résiste à la…

Lire Jane Eyre à 13 ans

Rory Gallagher

Rainbow Man 1972-75 They say there’s gold at the end of the rainbow, but I found it from the beginning. Here’s how it happened.…

Rory Gallagher

Look and say

Is reading a public or a private experience? My parents had a very personal definition of story which covered things that had happened to…

Look and say

Taking Brother Bruce Home

Bruce Springsteen has often felt like a member of my family. Born seven years before me, he was the older brother I never had.…

Taking Brother Bruce Home

The Dave Simmons Soul Show BBC Radio One 1972-74

Tribute to the Dave Simmons Soul Radio Show broadcast by BBC Radio 1 between 1972 and 1974. This was where I discovered not only…

The Dave Simmons Soul Show BBC Radio One 1972-74

The Card Sharp

A street level encounter with primary orality All sound is inherently powerful. If a hunter kills a lion he can see it, touch it,…

The Card Sharp

So what is the Subjective Classroom?

I have been working as a teacher of English as a foreign language all my working life, mostly in France. Starting out in 1981…

So what is the Subjective Classroom?

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