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FEBRUARY 2014 - NEW SITES


 

22/02/2014


A NEW SITE

ENGLISH FOR TOURISM
Learn English for Tourism - with vocabulary, activities, videos, etc.
Created by Karine Roudiere-Lange (Ac. Bordeaux)

(englishfortourism.e-monsite.com)

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Guardian children's books podcast: Roald Dahl's grandson reads Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
(theguardian.com)

MORE LINKS
(myschoolbag.eklablog.com)

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Thanks to Ghislaine Bourrachot (Ac. Clermont-Ferrand)

 


LIFE EXPERIENCES / PRESENT PERFECT

LIFE EXPERIENCES - with activities and a video
Grammar point: Present Perfect
"Diana interviews international news correspondent and world traveller, Adie Ventura, about her fascinating travel experiences."

(dianafuntanaesl.com)

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Thanks to Marielle Bianchi

 


SONGS

Kadebostany - Invisible Man
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"I know what you've been through
I'm your one and only friend
I'm an invisible man..."

(lyricsmania.com)

 

Skip The Use - Nameless World
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Hold on, hold on with me
What if we could change this world today"

(lyricsmania.com)


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19/02/2014

 

NEW PAGES on RESCOL 2

ANIMALS / SPECIES (THEMES)

Actions Jokes Sports
Cinema Laws Superstitions
Circuses Maps Symbols
Cruelty Missing animals Television
Dangerous animals New species Thieves
Diseases Organizations Threatened species
Endangered species Parks (Animal -) Toys
Experiments Poaching Travelling
Facts Protecting animals Using animals
Food Rescue Weird
Fur industry Rich animals World Animal Day
Habitats Rights (Animal -) Zoos
History Smuggling  

+ Animals (Vocabulary and activities)

 


SOCHI

The Bobsled Song
Song by Sidney Mills & Jon Notar, and Groove Guild. 
(YouTube)
"The Jamaican tourism industry wants you to get in the spirit of the Sochi.
To help, they are promoting a song to play along during the Jamaican bobsled team's runs...
"GOIN’ FAST, 
FEELIN’ FREE, 
FEEL THE RHYTHM 
LIKE THE RHYTHM OF THE SEA..."

(thewire.com)

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Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for the tip.

 

16/02/2014


STORY / Regular and irregular verbs in the past

The night of the calf
"Click on "Play this game"and listen to the story. It is set in Henderson, TX and was written by my friend Jim.
Practise regular and irregular verbs in the past."

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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15/02/2014


GAME

Let's play TABOO about the USA
"J’ai créé ce jeu pour mes 3e afin de clore une séquence sur les villes américaines.
But : les faire parler et utiliser des stratégies de contournement pour s’exprimer et se faire comprendre."
Créé par Dulce Araujo (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

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VALENTINE'S DAY

Valentine's Day: A History of the Day of Love - AUDIO + SCRIPT
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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14/02/2014


SMOKING

UK to ban smoking in cars with kids (February 14, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Britain will soon ban smoking in cars with children. Britain's government wants to reduce the harm cigarette smoke does to children."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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ANIMALS

Animal Adjectives
"Most writers are familiar with the animal adjectives canine and feline used to refer to dogs and cats,
but they may not be aware of numerous others they could use in writing about both animals and people..."

(dailywritingtips.com)

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Nelson MANDELA

Nelson MANDELA
- une fiche de travail avec une CO et une CE sous forme de texte à trous,
exercices de pratique de la langue et du lexique. 
Créée par Delphine Darrieumerlou (Ac. Bordeaux)

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NEW PAGES on RESCOL 2 :

WATER

Activities to print Maps
Animations Pictures
Cartoons Poems
Cinema Posters
Conversation questions Signs
Facts Songs
Idioms Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Interactive games Water cycle
Lesson plans Webquests
Listening World Water Day

 

10/02/2014


SOCHI

Cartoon: Human Rights in Sochi
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + COMMENTARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)


Cartoon: The Bear at the Olympics
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + COMMENTARY + NOTE + VOCABULARY + MORE CARTOONS + Related articles
(englishblog.com)



Sochi Olympic dogs saved by Russian billionaire - 10 February 2014
"In the run-up to Sochi's Winter Olympics, hundreds of stray dogs roamed around what is now the Olympic Park
and authorities threatened to have them put down.
The BBC's Daniel Sandford reports on what has happened to the city's strays."

(BBC)

Sochi 2014: Meet the parents - how to raise Olympic champion - 9 February 2014
(BBC)

In pictures: Sochi 2014 - 08 Feb 2014
(BBC)

Crazy Olympic team uniforms at Sochi - with photos - 6 February 2014
(BBC)

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08/02/2014


SOCHI

SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS :

INFORMATION
SECURITY
MASCOTS
LISTENING
POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS
WORKSHEETS
LESSON PLANS
WEBQUESTS

+ OLYMPIC GAMES + SPORTS

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Lower Level ESL/ELL Webquest for Sochi

(pensees.ca)

Sochi 2014: Olympic venue guide
(BBC)



Live: Winter Olympics
(BBC)

Plane grounded after failed hijacking attempt - 7 February 2014
(theverge.com)

Sochi - Vocabulary - Worksheet
Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

Sochi Winter Olympic Games - a PowerPoint Presentation
Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)


Sochi Winter Olympic Games - a PowerPoint Presentation

"Look at the pictures and find the name of each sport."

Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

 

Winter Olympics Open in Sochi - Audio + Transcript
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

The Olympics Have Begun — Here Are Some More Resources
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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THE COUNTRYSIDE

In the countryside (prepositions and directions)
- with a game and short recordings to fill in sentences.
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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07/02/2014

Global Warming

CONTENTS :

TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
     
Activities to print Maps

Environment (Vocabulary and activities) 

Animations Mindmaps Environment (Themes)
Cartoons Pictures Weather
Earth hour Posters  
Facts Songs
Games Videos  
Interactive activities Vocabulary  
Lesson plans Webquests  
Listening    

 

06/02/2014


CINEMA

A worksheet about the film "Singin' in the Rain" - for beginners
Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

 

Emperor: Mixed Modal Verbs - Permission and Obligation - a lesson
(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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DUBLIN

A worksheet to go with the video : 'Top 5 Travel Attractions, Dublin (Ireland) - Travel Guide'
Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

 

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WASHINGTON D.C.

A worksheet to go with the video : 'Top 10 Travel Attractions, Washington DC Travel Guide'
+ Final task
Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

 

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SUPERBOWL

Diamond District Super Bowl 2014 LIVE REACTION!!!
(YouTube)

 

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SOCHI

A Primer on the Eight Olympic Events Debuting in Sochi
"Study up on the rules and history of the latest competitions to make the Winter Games lineup."

Team Ice Skating
Men's and Women's Slopestyle Snowboarding and Skiing
Men's and Women's Parallel Slalom Snowboard
Ski Half-pipe
Women’s Ski Jump
Luge Team Relay
Biathlon Mixed Relay
(smithsonianmag.com)

Five High-Tech Tools to Boost Athletes to Olympic Glory - with a video
"Athletes are using cutting-edge training devices that they hope will give them a competitive advantage."

(smithsonianmag.com)

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LIBRARY

 The Coldest Library in America Is Made of Ice
- It can be found in Madison, Wisconsin
.
(neatorama.com)

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ALPHABET

ABCDEFGeek
(otisframpton.deviantart.com)

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05/02/2014


SOCHI

The Winter Olympics - an infographic
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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PALACE

Hampton Court Palace
"1-Click on Henry VIII and learn some words. 2- Watch the slideshow and play the game..." (Rags and Riches)

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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04/02/2014


FOOD

Taking a bite out of the Big Apple - with photos
"The Big Apple’s history and identity is best explored through its food
– dishes given a new home by waves of immigrant communities and turned into New York City icons."

(BBC)

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SURVEILLANCE

Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Yahoo release US surveillance requests - 3 February 2014
(theguardian.com)

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FREEDOM

What does freedom look like in 2014?
"We are exploring how freedom is visualised around the world."

(BBC)

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CITY LIFE

Why city life may be bad for you
(BBC)

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SNOWDEN LEAKS

NSA-GCHQ Snowden leaks: A glossary of the key terms
"When the Guardian and Washington Post newspapers published the first of Edward Snowden's NSA-GCHQ leaks in June,
it unleashed a stream of abbreviations, acronyms and jargon describing the cyberspies' activities."

(BBC)

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THE QUEEN

Reuters Video: Queen's royal household warned to rein in spending + TRANSCRIPT
"British lawmakers tell Queen Elizabeth's royal household to cut costs as its cash reserves dwindle. Linda So reports."

+ VOCABULARY + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

Cartoon: No Photography in the Royal Bathrooms
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + COMMENTARY + ACTIVITY + ALSO SEE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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TECHNOLOGY

CES 2014 TECHNOLOGY - a special report
(BBC)

The robots using cloud technology to learn new skills - 28 January 2014
(BBC)

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SOCHI

Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Feb. 3, 2014
By Larry Ferlazzo
"View this interactive to see how a century-old cemetery in Sochi looked in 2005, when it was surrounded by farmland,
and how it looks now that it is sitting among a ring of new arenas for the 2014 Olympics..."

(learning.blogs.nytimes.com)

Russia's Olympic wall of security surrounds Sochi - 3 February 2014
+ Warning over Sochi terror attacks
+ How safe are Sochi Olympics?
+ Russia expands border zone for Games

(BBC)

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03/02/2014


BULLYING / DISCRIMINATION / FILM / LESSON

Stand up! - a lesson
"Students practise expressions using the verb stand, discuss different types of bullying and discrimination,
discuss homophobic bullying and read an article on anti-bullying campaign."

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Time: 90 minutes

(film-english.com)

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"1984" / ORWELL

Video SparkNotes: Orwell's 1984 Summary - 7' 37
"Quick and easy 1984 synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel.
For more 1984 resources, go to www.sparknotes.com/lit/1984."

(YouTube)

 

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INTERNET / GOD / HELL

Cartoon: Gift From God
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + COMMENTARY + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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"ROYALS" / LORDE

"Royals" by Lorde — Lesson Plan & Worksheets
+ ALSO SEE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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SMOKING



Cartoon: Car Smoking Ban
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + NOTE + IDIOM + COMMENT + ALSO SEE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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TECHNOLOGY

Wearable and Interactive Technology Star at Consumer Electronics Show - 3' 15
"Also, self-driving shuttles, solar cars, and 3D-printed food were among many other products shown
at the 2014 International Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, Nevada."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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OLYMPICS

Amazing Olympic Facts
(YouTube)


Your odds of becoming an Olympian

(cbc.ca)

MORE videos here
(cbc.ca)

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SLEEP

What If You Stopped Sleeping?
"Is your lack of sleep slowly killing you?"

(YouTube)

 

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FLOODS

Cartoon: West Country Floods
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

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SOCHI

BBC Olympics trailer voiced over by ‘Game of Thrones’ character
"BBC’s trailer tagline, “Nature. Who will conquer it?” follows this foreboding poetic narration (video here ) by (Charles) Dance."

(BBC)
Thanks to Laurence Bernard (Ac. Martinique)



Sochi 2014: Security tight for Winter Olympics - 3 February 2014
"The heightened security comes as Islamic militants have threatened to derail the Games."

(BBC)

Olympic Mascots: Grenoble 1968 - Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
(visual.ly)

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SUPER BOWL

Reuters Video: H&M's big U.S. Super Bowl play + TRANSCRIPT
+ VOCABULARY + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

 

Coca-Cola - It's Beautiful - Official :60
(YouTube)
"Coca Cola’s Super Bowl ad celebrates America’s melting pot by having people sing “America the Beautiful” in several languages...
What’s amazing is the folks who were offended by the ad...
We should note that one of the languages used in the song is Pueblo, a Native American language."

(Neatorama)



Reuters Video: The Super Bowl ad playbook + Transcript + Related articles
"Madison Avenue hits the gridiron this year paying as much as $4 million for 30-second ads aimed at grabbing attention off the field. Bobbi Rebell reports."

(englishblog.com)

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DESCRIPTION / 'BRAVE'

Une séquence sur la description physique autour du dessin animé "Brave" - Niveau 6ème - MODIFIED
créée par Aurélie Brochard (Ac. Nantes)

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CIVIL RIGHTS

Remembering a Civil Rights Hero and His Powerful Protest - Text + Audio
Franklin McCain / Pete Seeger
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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OBAMA

President Obama Takes State of the Union Speech to Public - February 01, 2014 - Text + Audio
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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VOCABULARY / YOUNG PEOPLE

Talking About Young People
"Many terms exist to describe children of various ages, all of them having different connotations."

(dailywritingtips.com)

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SUPER BOWL

Super Bowl party begins in New York - 1 February 2014 
"The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks are set to face each other in the Super Bowl on Sunday, and the party has already started in New York.
Caroline Barker reports from Times Square, which has been transformed into Super Bowl Boulevard."

(BBC)

British People Try To Describe The Super Bowl
(YouTube)

 


Super Bowl Commercials

(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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PETE SEEGER

Pete Seeger. The Power of Song (2007) by PBS American Masters (full version) - 1h22'43
(YouTube)


Bruce Springsteen on Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday
- 7'03
"Legendary folk singer, banjo player, storyteller, and political and environmental activist Pete Seeger turned ninety on Sunday.
More than 18,000 people packed New Yorks Madison Square Garden Sunday celebrate the man, the music and the movement...."

(YouTube)

 

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CCTV CAMERAS

Alex Deane debates CCTV cameras on BBC Breakfast - 8' 47
"Alex Deane, Director of Big Brother Watch, is invited onto the BBC Breakfast sofa to debate the benefits
and disadvantages of CCTV with Gordon Tireman (CCTV trainer) and Prof Martin Gill (CCTV consultant)"

(YouTube)

 

Stars Of CCTV - Hard-Fi - Lyrics + Video
"Every move that I make
Gets recorded to tape
So somebody up there
Can keep me safe..."

(paroles-musique.com)

 

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AUDIO TOURS

AUDIOVIATOR - "Click on the map and discover the best Audio tours"
(audioviator.com)

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HEART

The word of the month: Heart

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Nelson MANDELA

Nelson Mandela - Time Cover Project
"Laurence Bernard, professeur d'anglais au Lycée Montgérald a conçu les activités suivantes dans le cadre d'une séquence en classe de 1ere
sur l'Afrique du Sud, Nelson Mandela et la lutte contre l'Apartheid. La dominante de cette séquence est l'expression écrite, le niveau visé B2.
Ces activités pourront s'inscrire dans l'étude des notions "Mythes et Héros" ou encore "Formes et lieux de pouvoir".
Il s'agira pour les élèves au terme des activités de produire une couverture
à la manière de celles du magazine TIME, et de rédiger l'un des articles à la une."

(Ac. Martinique)

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APPLE / "1984"

Apple - 1984
(YouTube)
+ Article : NON, CE N'EST PAS L'ANNIVERSAIRE DE LA CÉLÈBRE PUB «1984» D'APPLE
(slate.fr)

 

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Thanks to Sophie Bonfils (Ac. Lyon)

 


SOCHI

USA Olympics uniforms 'security risk' in Sochi (January 27, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"American athletes attending the Sochi Winter Olympics have been told that their Team USA uniforms pose a potential security risk
if worn outside designated security zones. Security is reported to be the tightest ever for any Olympics."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Sochi Olympic Resources
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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ROBOTS

How a Robotic Suit Helped a Man Walk - a video
"Bob Amelio walked for first time in 26 years with the help of the Ekso Bionic Exoskeleton."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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SOUTH AFRICA

Africa My Pride - a poem by Bothlale Boikanyo an inspired & talented 11-year-old South African poet
+ SAGT Final 6 Botlhale  Grand Prize Winner
(YouTube)

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COMPARATIVES / SUPERLATIVES / FILM / LESSON

The Great Gatsby: Comparatives, Superlatives and Double Comparatives - a lesson
(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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THE AMERICAN DREAM

Is the American Dream Dead - or Just in Hiding?
"As the recession grinds on, and we take stock of our country's lost jobs, foreclosed homes and decimated 401(k)s, many Americans are lamenting
the loss of something that can't be captured in statistics and data points: the American Dream."

(abcnews.go.com)

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THE US FEDERAL RESERVE BANK

US Senate Confirms Janet Yellen to Lead the Central Bank - a video
"The US Federal Reserve Bank will be led by a woman for the first time in its 100 year history."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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