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Entre les murs by François Bégaudeau

Entre les murs – France. It’s a shocking moment: Share this Rating Franoix We got her to do it again and again afnd on each take it got sadder and sadder. Sure, this is a book about the frustrations of being a teacher — and in a way it’s comforting to find a book that is truer to life than the usual movie-of-the-week representation of that profession.

Second, “The Class” progresses to reveal manipulative student behavior towards their teachers that British cinema revealed decades earlier to us.

The film’s content can disappoint some viewers looking for conventional action, sex or heavy intrigue. This is what this book fraonis, read by many people after the movie was screened and gloated over by foreign critics, who have never set foot in a classroom.

But don’t we all? The Class – US.

I should also add that we do have kids like those ones here, but we teachers have to be quite different The narrator hardly paints himself in a particularly good light, acknowledging that his heart isn’t really in this. Sun is setting on Havana. Bgadueau, the teachers themselves seemed to be spoiled, egotistical, narcissistic versions of their own students.


Frequently Asked Questions Q: That’s only the first surprise the film pulls on the viewer.

I had a taste for discussion and I liked the idea of discussing literary texts with children. The Class – UK. I was able to be freer with the material I took from my real-life experiences in the classroom.

Entre les murs (novel)

Die Klasse – Deutschland. Was this review helpful to you? The film is refreshing, too, in that lez teacher isn’t overlord but hobbled prey, brought down or at least humbled by the wit and cunning of his perhaps rather fancifully articulate students. No one talks about the fact that the failure of Gruwell’s marriage and relationships was at least in part due to her entrs.

Start your free trial. They subvert his lessons, for instance, arguing with some justice that no one in modern France needs to know the imperfect subjunctive, and use his classes to fight out ethnic rivalries.

The Class () – IMDb

There are tense moments, hilarious repartees, behind the scene meetings of teachers evaluating students, parent teacher meetings and even stocktaking of a “year gone by” in the school. Needless to say, however, nothing more is heard about Plato and the like. Nov 21, Delphine rated it els liked it.

The Class seems to be a rather honest account of what occurs in a classroom and in schools in general. Marin’s class this year of fourteen and fifteen bgauedau olds is no different than previous years, although the names and faces have changed. What I didn’t want to do was to write a memoir.


Africans and Asians are now citizens of France but do they get understood by the majority? User Polls Film – a Bgaudeaau Subject? There’s little in it that would tell you it was bgaudau in the 21st century. They may not be stupid, but between their language skills extremely limited and lack of any education it’s no wonder he constantly feels like he’s banging his head against a wall well, he doesn’t — but that’s just because he really isn’t trying very hard: Edit Details Official Sites: Several students get expelled, though not so much for specific infractions but rather their general attitude and lack of respect and for occasionally acting out — though it all seems extraordinarily tame by American public school bgauseau.

Mostly immigrant children, they have their share of behavior problems — and those that don’t, like the well-behaved Chinese kids, don’t have adequate command of the language to accomplish much.