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20/04/2014


COUNTIES

Flying the county flag: The preservation of an identity - 20 April 2014
"Symbols, patterns and colours have been used for millennia as ways to rally the troops, frighten foes, inspire loyalty, and recognise allies."

(BBC)

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19/04/2014


NEW PAGES on RESCOL 2

CHILD LABOUR


 

Activities to print Lesson plans
Animations Listening
Cartoons Pictures
Cinema Poems
Conversation questions Posters
Facts PowerPoint Presentations
Games to print Songs
Interactive activities Videos
Interactive games Webquests

 

 

18/04/2014


BIRTHDAY

28 Birthday Traditions From Around the World
(YouTube)


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ZOO

Paris unveils zoo of the future - Article + Video
(telegraph.co.uk)

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COMPARATIVES

Comparatives - Pictures - Ads - Texts
(anglonautes.com)

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HISTORICAL CLIPS

British Pathé Makes 85,000 Historical Clips Available On YouTube
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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SHOES

"On a Pedestal" with Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack
"Join Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack for a short tour of our 2009/10 blockbuster exhibition
"On a Pedestal: From Renaissance Chopines to Baroque Heels"."

(YouTube)

 

 

'Satnav' footwear that will help you find your way home
"A new gadget you can wear in your shoes uses a Bluetooth link to connect to the mapping system on your mobile phone,
sending discreet vibrations to your feet telling you which way to go."

(fashion.telegraph.co.uk)

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STARS

Hollywood stars
(robcartwrightphotography.wordpress.com)

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Thanks to Corinne Desloges (Ac. Reims)

 


NEW PAGES on RESCOL 2

VIOLENCE


Activities to print Facts Mugging Terrorism
Animations Firearms Mugshots Thermonuclear weapons
Assassinations Games to print Pictures Torture
Cartoons Idioms and Proverbs Poems Types of violence
Cinema Interactive activities Posters Video games
Conversation questions Interactive games Robbery Videos
Crime Lesson plans School violence Vocabulary
Crime museums Listening Signs Webquests
Crimestoppers Mafia (The -) Social issues Youth violence
Domestic violence Maps Songs  
Executions Massacre Stories  

 

16/04/2014


LONDON

What's happening in London?
"Watch the slideshow and play the game (Jumbled Words)"
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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EASTER

Easter Crossword
"You can download a PDF version (with solution) here, and access an alternative web-based version here"

+ Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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13/04/2014


IRREGULAR VERBS / GAME

Un jeu pour réviser les verbes irréguliers en équipes en classe - Présentation PowerPoint
Créé par
Dulce Araujo (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

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PAST CONTINUOUS

Nouveau parcours (grammatical) sur internet sur Memovoc, "plutôt à destination des élèves de cinquième / quatrième :
il s'agit d'apprendre à former et utiliser le prétérit progressif."

Créé par Hélène de Morel (Ac. Caen)
(memovoc.com)

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PRINCE GEORGE

'Spanish supernanny' hired by Duke and Duchess to look after Prince George named as Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo
(and she knows martial arts and 007 stunt driving)
- 20 March 2014
"William and Kate said to be 'delighted' the full-time nanny has joined them
Nanny will be joining the couple on their tour of Australia and New Zealand
Ms Borrallo trained at prestigious Norland College costing £36,000
Trained in Tae Kwon-Do for self defence with added pram dodge technique
Knows how to skid pan away from photographers and dangers in a car
Couple have often enlisted Carole Middleton to help care for Prince George"
(dailymail.co.uk)

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FITNESS BAND / GARMIN VIVOFIT

Make every step count with vívofit
"The fitness band that moves at the pace of your life."

(sites.garmin.com)


Garmin Vivofit, le bracelet connecté conçu pour durer
(20minutes.fr)

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RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Copper Beech Farm - with photos
(christiesrealestate.com)
50-acre Connecticut estate sells for $120 million - 12 April 2014
"The sum is believed to be "the most ever paid for a residential property in the United States." 

(greenwichtime.com)

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VENDING MACHINE

Colorado Gets Its First Pot Vending Machine, America Not Yet In Ruins - 12 April 2014
"The ZaZZZ machine will provide the masses with edibles at ease in the near future.
The catch is that only licensed medical marijuana cardholders can access the edibles within, and a valid ID will be scanned and verified."

(gawker.com)

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ZOO

Reuters Video: Paris zoo gets a makeover + TRANSCRIPT
"Paris readies to open the doors of its new state of the art zoo. Sharon Reich reports."

+ COMMENT + LANGUAGE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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SHOPPING

Dubai’s luxury shopping scene
"Derek Khan is a lifestyle consultant and personal shopper for some of Dubai’s wealthiest and most famous residents.
With a little black book full of VIP contacts from around the world, he does much of his shopping
at the Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping centres."

(BBC)

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EXCUSES

The best excuses for missing work
(BBC)

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LONDON MARATHON

"The 2014 London Marathon took place on 13 April 2014.
It was the 34th running of the annual mass-participation marathon race and the third World Marathon Major of the year."

(Wikipedia)



BBC: London Marathon 2014 - LIVE
+ London Marathon as it happened
(BBC)

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10/04/2014


A new page :

Phone hacking

CARTOONS

EXPLANATIONS

VIDEOS

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SONG

There's no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama
"Official music video from the Corrigan Brothers. Sing along with the karaoke lyrics and trace Obama's Irish roots!"

(YouTube)

 

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ROBOTS

Robot mannequin to test armed forces' protective suits - Article + Audio - 5 April 2014
"A robotic mannequin that can run, sit and even mimic the movement of a soldier has been unveiled by the Ministry of Defence."

(BBC)


Nasa's Robonaut 2 scrubs up for space surgery - 3 April 2014
"Nasa's Robonaut 2 has the makings of the perfect space surgeon."

(BBC)


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