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31/12/2015


NEW YEAR

Cards Listening
Cartoons New Year's Resolutions
Cinema Pictures
Conversation questions Poems
Exercises to print Quotes and Jokes
Games to print Songs
History and Traditions Superstitions
Interactive exercises Videos
Interactive games Vocabulary
Lesson plans Webquests


New Year: Celebrations begin to mark start of 2016 - Article + Photos + Video - 31 December 2015
"The world has begun celebrating the New Year, with revellers in Australia and New Zealand among the first to usher in 2016."

(BBC)

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CHRISTMAS

Christmas holidays
- Documents créés par Rachel Marsens (Ac. Grenoble) qui s'est inspirée d'Isabelle Boresy, Philippe Hattais et Peggy Claus :

Writing about Christmas holidays (docx)
Write about your holidays TF 3ème Segpa
(docx)
My Xmas holiday 3e Segpa (odt)
EOI Christmas holiday - Find someone who & PW (docx)
Aide CE & correction - My Xmas holiday (pptx)

 

Couple Saves A Squirrel And Now It Lives In Their Christmas Tree - 29 December 2015
(boredpanda.com)



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THE ISLAMIC STATE

Russia attack: IS claims shooting in Dagestan - 31 December 2015
"The so-called Islamic State has said it carried out a gun attack in Dagestan, southern Russia, that left one person dead and 11 injured."

(BBC)

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REFUGEES

Migrant crisis: Merkel urges Germans to see 'opportunity' - 31 December 2015
"German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to use her New Year's speech to urge Germans to see the influx of refugees as an opportunity for the future."

(BBC)

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The stunning scope of the world’s refugee crisis, in charts - 30 December 2015
(vox.com)

SANCTUARY WITHOUT END - THE REFUGEES THE WORLD FORGOT - Article + Photos + Videos
(edition.cnn.com)

Two billion miles
"Refugees and migrants have travelled an incredible distance in 2015. These are their journeys."

(Channel 4)

Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

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30/12/2015


2015

ANIMALS SCIENCE
BUSINESS SOCIAL MEDIA
CELEBRATIONS and EVENTS SPORTS
CINEMA TEACHING
CULTURE TECHNOLOGY
DEATHS TELEVISION
FEARS VIDEOS
GAMES VIOLENCE
MUSIC WORD OF THE YEAR
NOBEL PRIZES WORDS and PHRASES
PICTURES WORKS OF FICTION
POLITICS  

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EXPOSE

Faire un exposé en anglais
"Après avoir été spectateur de nombreuses présentations ou conférences, et d'innombrables cours,
c'est à votre tour de vous produire devant un groupe pour leur présenter un sujet qui vous intéresse. Vous devez faire un exposé.
Oui mais voilà...
Comment faire pour que cet exposé soit un moment intéressant et enrichissant pour tous ? Comment s'y préparer ?..."

(my-teacher.fr)

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SONG

Love Song To The Earth - OFFICIAL Lyric Video
Featuring Vocal Performances by Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Fergie, Colbie Caillat, Natasha Bedingfield, Sean Paul,
Leona Lewis, Johnny Rzeznik, Krewella, Angelique Kidjo, Nicole Scherzinger, Kelsea Ballerini, Christina Grimmmie, Victoria Justice,
Q'orianka Kilcher.

(YouTube)
Thanks to Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens)

 

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MONSTERS

The Man Who Filled Newspapers With Monsters
"As part of a series of stories for children, McDougall filled American newspapers with clever but alarming visions of child-eating monsters."

(mentalfloss.com)

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SHERLOCK

Strange meeting - Sherlock - BBC
"Memorable scence from series 1 of Sherlock in which Doctor Watson meets an intimidating man at a warehouse,
who seems to know all about him. Great HD clip from Sherlock, starring Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch."

(YouTube)

 


Strange meeting - Sherlock - a worksheet (.docx)
Created by Muriel O'Mahony (Ac. Montpellier)

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CHRISTMAS

Au retour des vacances de Noël - Version 2015 (pdf)
Christmas holidays - Niveau 6ème (pptx)
Christmas holidays - diaporama correction (pptx)
Christmas questions (pptx)
Created by Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens)

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TRENDING

What's Trending? #HoverboardFails - Text + Audio + Video - 30 December 2015
"Hoverboards were among the most popular Christmas gifts of 2015. They may have also been most dangerous gifts of 2015.
Many people posted pictures on social media of their hoverboard-related injuries. As a result, the hashtag #hoverboardfails trended on Twitter."
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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LIAR

How to Catch a Liar - VIDEO
"What is the best way to catch someone in a lie?
Traditional thinking would have us believe that watching body language and facial expressions work well.
But a new study shows something quite different."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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CINEMA

Creed: L'héritage de Rocky Balboa (2015
"The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson,
the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed."

Stars: 
(imdb.com)
See Plot
(Wikipedia)

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29/10/2015


CHURCHES

The world's most beautiful churches - 23 PHOTOS
(telegraph.co.uk)


Las Lajas Sanctuary, Colombia

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MEN / WOMEN

Women VS Men: 14 Differences Between Genders Illustrated By Adme
(boredpanda.com)

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TORNADOES

Texas tornadoes: Eleven killed in Dallas area - Article + Photos + Videos - 27 December 2015
"Eleven people have been killed in tornadoes in Texas, police say,
with heavy rain and snow causing deaths and disruption in a number of other states."

(BBC)

Tornado leaves trails of destruction - VIDEO - 27 December 2015
Tornado passing through Texas

(BBC)

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DONATION

Sacha Baron Cohen donates £670,000 for Syria - 28 December 2015
"British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and his Australian wife, Hollywood actress Isla Fisher, have donated £670,000 ($1m) to two charities.
The couple have given £335,000 to Save The Children to help vaccinate against measles in northern Syria.
They are giving the same amount to the International Rescue Committee, run by ex-UK foreign secretary David Miliband.
This will fund education, health care, shelter and sanitation for refugees in Syria and neighbouring countries.

(BBC)

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NEW YEAR

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians
(telegraph.co.uk)

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LIKES / DISLIKES

6ème Exprimer ses goûts - VIDEO - Isabelle Boresy
(YouTube)

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GLOBAL WARMING

Paris Agreement to Slow the Pace of Global Warming - VIDEO - 28 December 2015
"195 countries meeting in Paris reach an agreement on how to curb global warming."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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ISIS

Why Isis fights - Article + Photos
"Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising
– and transformed the Middle East."

(theguardian.com)

Iraqi Forces Secure Ramadi After Ousting IS - Text + Audio - 28 December 2015
"Iraqi military officials said they took back Ramadi from Islamic State militants. They searched for explosives in the streets left by the jihadists.
The Iraqi military effort was backed by U.S.-led coalition air strikes."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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2015

BUSINESS SCIENCE
CELEBRATIONS and EVENTS SOCIAL MEDIA
CINEMA SPORTS
CULTURE TEACHING
DEATHS TECHNOLOGY
FEARS TELEVISION
GAMES VIDEOS
MUSIC VIOLENCE
NOBEL PRIZES WORD OF THE YEAR
PICTURES WORDS and PHRASES
POLITICS WORKS OF FICTION

 

Documents created by Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens):
The year 2015 in review (docx)
The year 2015 in review (pdf)
The year 2015 in review (ppt)

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FLORIDA

Florida’s Key West: Close to Perfect, Far From Normal - Text + Audio + Video - 26 December 2015
"The holiday season is a popular time to visit Key West, the warmest place in the continental United States.
The tropical island off the coast of Florida offers an escape from cold weather and reality itself."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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IDIOMS

Political Idioms: What Did He Say? - Text + Audio - 27 December 2015
"Some of these idioms can only be understood by those who know American English.
If you don’t know what these words and phrases mean, it is difficult to know what the candidates are saying.
Part two of our occasional series on American political idioms."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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28/12/2015


2015

BUSINESS SCIENCE
CELEBRATIONS and EVENTS SOCIAL MEDIA
CINEMA SPORTS
CULTURE TEACHING
DEATHS TELEVISION
FEARS VIDEOS
GAMES VIOLENCE
MUSIC WORD OF THE YEAR
NOBEL PRIZES WORDS and PHRASES
PICTURES WORKS OF FICTION
POLITICS  

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CHRISTMAS

R.O. Blechman CBS Christmas Message (1966)
(YouTube)

 

School says Hello Kitty Christmas tree can stay (December 25, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A maths teacher at a high school in Maine, USA has been allowed to keep her pink Hello Kitty Christmas tree in her classroom."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Kaufland Christmas Ad
(YouTube)
"This is adorable. He’s a young Star Wars fan. She moves in next door. He’s too shy to introduce himself.
But he approaches her in his own nerdy way. Is he just too Star Wars-obsessed for her?
This is the Christmas ad for the German supermarket Kaufland. Don't worry about the language because there is no dialogue.
What we have are the universal languages of love, Christmas, and Star Wars. "

(Neatorama)

 

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STORY

The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry - Text + Audio + Video
"This traditional American holiday story tells of a young couple trying to make their way in life.
They struggle to find gifts for each other at Christmas time. What can they find to show their love for each other?
Like other O. Henry stories, this one has a surprise ending."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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THE ISLAMIC STATE

Iraq forces 'retake IS Ramadi stronghold' - VIDEO - 27 December 2015
(BBC)

Kidnapped by IS, saved by the Taliban - Article + Photos - 26 December 2015
"A young Afghan man freed nearly nine months after being kidnapped by Islamic State fighters in Zabul province has been talking about his ordeal."

(BBC)

Afghan Journalists: Voice of Former Co-Worker on IS Radio - Text + Audio - 26 December 2015
"Sultan Aziz Ezam worked at radio stations in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province for nearly 10 years.
Ezam’s former coworkers said he used to report on land issues for radio stations in the area.
Now, they say he is issuing death threats from the Islamic State's broadcast."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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