Topical teaching ideas

If you want authentic materials for your lesson but don’t have time to search the net, here’s something for you. Topical, engaging news articles and video clips with suggested teaching ideas.



by Teachit
11th September 2015


French | Reading | Energy

This interesting article about the use of household waste to create fuel in the Republic of Cameroon would make good reading for A level groups studying the energy topic.

Teaching ideas

Ask the students to create a flowchart using an app or a PowerPoint showing the various steps in the process of this project, dubbed 'Kermit-Ecology'. 

For example the first three steps in the process might read: 

  • Des étudiants ont fait des recherches à Douala: 79% des personnes utilisent du bois ou du charbon de bois comme source d'énergie domestique.
  • Ils ont ramassé les tas de compost.
  • Les déchets ont été séchés au soleil.

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