Black History Month 2018

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. The event grew out of "Negro History Week," the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. In the decades that followed, mayors of cities across the country began … Continue reading Black History Month 2018

History of Valentine’s Day 

Every February 14, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from? The answer is shrouded in mystery. Read some amazing facts on the VOA news website and check for even more details about this special day … Continue reading History of Valentine’s Day 

Writing and reading comprehension assessments dates confirmed

The reading comprehension and writing assessments planned: on Tuesday, December 19th 2017 for 1ère classes,  on Thursday, December 21st 2017 for 2nde classes,  will take place as scheduled. ☡ Take some time to read once more the help files I've provided you with (Fiches Méthodologiques CE et EE) and make sure you master the vocabulary, … Continue reading Writing and reading comprehension assessments dates confirmed

TTCC’s FB page launched and more…

You can now follow The Thinking Caps Café on Facebook to get the latest news and posts more quickly than via email. You may contribute to the page through comments and posts but they will be moderated.  New self-study or class resource Some new training material (grammar and vocabulary) has been added to the website. … Continue reading TTCC’s FB page launched and more…