The term humanism has now entered the common language as a certain form of altruism and benevolence. But humanism is actually a literary and artistic movement born in the Renaissance. What are the main themes of humanism and its most famous authors? Let's have a look at some of the most prominent historical Figures from France, discuss and debate on their ideas as well as their legacy in today's globalized world.
1- introduction and references
2-Ronsard / Du Bellay
3-Montaigne / Marot
Communicative and Linguistic objectives:
- Acquire vocabulary and expressions to get familiar with important figures' portraits and historical backgrounds.
- Read texts and articles developing verbal and written skills on analytical works
- Improve and Nuance Listening skills in context
- Collaboratively discuss and present works, as group projects throughout the session