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17/01/2016

THE IDEA OF PROGRESS

Petit powerpoint (modifié le 18/01/2016) suivi d'un brainstorming à compléter
sur la notion d'idée de progrès que je m'apprête à aborder avec mes permière et terminale.

Créés par Mathieu Vandorpe (Ac. Bordeaux)

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CINEMA

'Spotlight' on 2016 Oscar Nominees - Text + Audio + Videos - 14 January 2016
"The Academy Awards are considered the highest film honors in the United States. “The Revenant” and “The Martian” are among the eight nominated for the best motion picture this year. Once again, black film industry members appear underrepresented."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Touch - a lesson plan
"This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Touch by Joshua Neale, commissioned by Huawei.
Students practise vocabulary related to senses, speak about senses, watch a short film, identify what is happening in each scene,
and discuss the film."

(film-english.com)

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CHILD LABOUR

World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June
(ilo.org)

 

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NUCLEAR TEST

UN promises action on N Korea nuclear test (January 09, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The United Nations Security Council says it will ''begin to work immediately'' to take action against North Korea."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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GENDER EQUALITY

How to teach ... feminism - Article + Video - 11 January 2016
"From the beats of Beyoncé to the battles of Boudicca, here’s our guide for teaching students about women’s rights."

(theguardian.com)
Thanks to Fabienne Robin (Ac. Bordeaux)

 

 

Always #Like a girl
"Utiliser #CommeUneFille en tant qu' insulte ou pour se moquer affecte la confiance de toutes les adolescentes..."

(YouTube)
Thanks to Armelle Nadaud (Ac. Lyon)

 

A simple 8-panel cartoon on toy choices for boys and girls - 23 December 2015
(upworthy.com)
Thanks to Fabienne Robin (Ac. Bordeaux)

 

Education Key Theme for International Women's Day - Article + Video - 7 March 2014
"On Tuesday First Lady Michelle Obama honored 10 women from around the globe for their leadership in advocating for human rights, women's equality and social progress.  They were presented with the International Women of Courage Award at a ceremony at the U.S. State Department."

(voanews.com)
Thanks to Fabienne Robin (Ac. Bordeaux)

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DIRECTIONS

Voici 4 exercices interactifs pour apprendre les directions
Créés par Laurence Haquet (Ac. Rouen)

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CIVIL RIGHTS

Civil rights: Activités lacunaires réalisées à partir d'une vidéo de watchmojo.com

(soundguideweb.com)

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MIGRANTS

'Jungle' migrants prepare to move - 100 metres away - Article + Phhotos + Video - 16 January 2016
"This has been a stressful week in the camp they call the Jungle."
(BBC)

Cologne attacks: Migrant men banned from German swimming pool - 15 January 2016
"A German town has banned male asylum seekers from a public swimming pool after women complained of harassment."

(BBC)

Migrant crisis: Denmark MPs consider seizing valuables - 13 January 2016
"Plans to seize the assets of asylum seekers are among controversial new measures on immigration being debated by MPs in Denmark."

(BBC)

US turning to UN over flow of Central American migrants - 13 January 2016
"The US is looking to the United Nations for help in dealing with thousands of migrants fleeing to the US to escape violence in Central America."

(BBC)

Research Doesn’t Back a Link Between Migrants and Crime in U.S. - 13 January 2016
"In America, as in Europe, anti-immigrant backlashes have often followed episodes in which foreigners are blamed for crimes and other problems. But statistical studies show that in the United States, at least, immigrants are far more law-abiding than natives, regardless of race, class or education."

(nytimes.com)

Syrian refugees $250m extra for schools - 12 January 2016
"An extra $250m (£174m) emergency funding will be provided for educating Syrian refugee children this year,
the UN global education envoy Gordon Brown has announced in New York."

(BBC)

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POLLUTION

The city in love with cars even though its air is toxic - 17 January 2016
"Delhi is a city that adds 1,400 cars to its roads every day - and the minute the local government announced an emergency car rationing plan, the complaints and legal battles began."

(BBC)

Flint, Michigan water contamination: Obama declares emergency - 17 January 2016
"The water has become contaminated with lead.
The city's water became contaminated after a change in supplier in 2014. Corrosive water leached lead from old pipes into the water supply."

(BBC)

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BITCOINS

The Future of Bitcoins - Text + Audio + Video - 15 January 2016
"Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2009. You can use it to buy things online around the world. It is growing in popularity.
But regulators warn that it is being used to finance operations by drug dealers, criminals and terrorists."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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FOOD

6ème goûts alimentaires - Video d'Isabelle Boresy
(YouTube)

Sugar could be harmful to our health (January 12, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Governments in the United States and United Kingdom are waging a war on sugar in the interests of public health. Both countries claim that..."
(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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Donald TRUMP

Parliament to Debate Banning Trump from UK - Text + Audio - 10 January 2016
"British lawmakers have scheduled a debate about whether to ban U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Britain.
The lawmakers responded to a petition signed by more than a half-million people that called for banning Trump."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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ANIMALS

African lions likely to gain enhanced protection status - 14 January 2016
"African lions are set to gain greater international protection this year in the wake of the killing of Cecil by an American dentist
in Zimbabwe in 2015."

(BBC)


"There were protests in many parts of the world in the wake of the killing of Cecil the lion."

 

Hong Kong to introduce measures to fight ivory poaching - 13 January 2016
+ Why is ivory so popular in China?
(BBC)


21 Life Lessons From Cats
"21 examples below from New York Times bestselling authors & illustrators Lisa Swerling & Ralph Lazar,
who have just launched a new cats project called Tess & Lion."

(boredpanda.com)

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DAVID BOWIE

David Bowie's Space Oddity - Original Video
+ LESSON IDEAS + LYRICS + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

 

Remembering David Bowie - Text + Audio + Video - 15 January 2016
"​Bowie was famous for more than just music. He was an early gender-bender in his style of dress.
And he was a famous experimenter with musical styles as well.
He was one of the creators of glam rock, and mixed it with hard rock, dance, pop, soul and punk."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

David Bowie to have 'private ceremony' - 14 January 2016
"David Bowie's family have said they are "overwhelmed" by the global tributes that have been paid to the singer since his death."
(BBC)

Six decades of David Bowie
"When David Bowie sang "he's chameleon, comedian, Corinthian and caricature" on his 1971 song The Bewlay Brothers
he could easily have been singing about himself."

(BBC)

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STORY

'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part One - Text + Audio + Video + Lesson plan + Quiz
"This week we begin our version of a classic American Story by Herman Melville. It takes place on a sailing ship with a mystery.
What happened to the sailors and the captain? Is it a mutiny? Or a revolt by enslaved people? Listen and read along to find out."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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BODY LANGUAGE

32 Facts about Body Language - mental_floss List Show Ep. 402
(YouTube)

 

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SONG

Coldplay - Birds (Official video)
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"We don't need words
We'll be birds
Got to make our own key...
Away with me
We don't need words
Close your eyes and see
We'll be birds
Flying free
Holding on in the mystery"

(azlyrics.com)

 

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THE ISLAMIC STATE

Terror Attacks Expand Worldwide - Text + Audio - 17 January 2016
"Terror attacks across the globe last week showed the growing reach of terrorist groups.
The attacks occurred in Indonesia, Turkey, Cameroon, Pakistan and other countries. "

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Series of Explosions Spread Terror in Jakarta - Text + Audio - 14 January 2016
"At least seven people were killed and 20 wounded in an attack in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta.
The dead include a Canadian and an Indonesian. Officials said all five attackers were also killed."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Jakarta attacks: Bombs and gunfire rock Indonesian capital - Article + Photos + Videos - 14 January 2016
"A series of explosions has rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, with gun battles on the streets."

(BBC)

Turkey Claims It Has Killed 200 IS Fighters - Text + Audio - 14 January 2016
"Prime minister says Turkish forces have attacked 500 terrorist targets along its border with Syria.
The attacks were an answer to a suicide bombing this week in Istanbul that killed 10 German travelers."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

IS Fighter Executes His Mother in Syrian Town Square - Text + Audio - 9 January 2016
"A 20-year-old Islamic State fighter executed his mother in front of hundreds in the Syrian city of Raqqa.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said she had asked her son to leave the militant group and flee the city with her.
He shot his mother in a central square as others watched."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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PRESIDENTS

14 January 2016 - Obama's State of the Union address
(cle.ens-lyon.fr)

John Adams: The Nation's Second President - Text + Audio
"John Adams followed George Washington into the highest elected office in the United States of America.
He took over the job of president at a time when people were not sure if the new country would survive."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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MUSEUM

The British Museum presents The Museum of the World - interactive
(britishmuseum.withgoogle.com)

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GANDHI

Rare pictures of the last 10 years of Gandhi's life - 11 January 2016
(BBC)

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CARTOON

Cartoon: Bosses Free to Spy on Employee Emails
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + COMMENTARY + LANGUAGE + DISCUSSION + ALSO SEE + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

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ANACHRONISMS

Thanks to Marie Aubé (Ac. Nantes)

War of the Roses - 12 anachronisms

Thanks to Laurence Wilczewski (Ac. Amiens)

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MLK

Unfulfilled Dreams
"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech 'Unfulfilled Dreams'"

(vimeo.com)
Thanks to Isabelle Destat (Ac. Versailles)

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LOTTERY

Video: Scottish couple become £33 million National Lottery winners - 15 January 2016
+ COMMENTS + DISCUSSION + ALSO SEE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

 

 

How Do People Spend Their Lottery Winnings? - Text + Audio - 13 January 2016
"America’s Powerball lottery jackpot is over $1 billion. Where does the money go? Some winners start charities.
Others buy gifts for family and friends. What others do might surprise you."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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FACEBOOK

What's on your mind?
"Facebook can be depressing because everyone else's lives are better than yours... But are they really?"

(YouTube)

 

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IDIOMS

Idiom of the Day: The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side
MEANING + USAGE
(englishblog.com)

Horseracing Idioms in Politics
(dailywritingtips.com)

Idioms About Distance
(dailywritingtips.com)

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RHYMES

Into the Woods: Rhymes - a lesson plan
"This is a great movie. Meryl Streep is simply magnificent in this role. I used this scene to talk about rhymes and poetry."

(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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TELEPHONE

New action to stop nuisance phone calls (January 15, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Many people hate nuisance telephone calls.
These are the calls we get from companies trying to sell us something that we usually do not want."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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SYNONYMS

50 Synonyms for “Assistant”
(dailywritingtips.com)

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16/01/2016


REFUGEES

Refugees - une séquence créée par Fabienne Robin (Ac. Bordeaux) - pour Terminales (à adapter pour des 3èmes)

"Voici le déroulement de ma séquence (dans les grandes lignes) :

- une photo de Time Magazine et de l'ONU ("Refugees Go Home")
- le discours complet d'Angelina Jolie à l'ONU (que les élèves ont joué en classe, chacun ayant appris par coeur une dizaine de lignes, et qu'ils ont "joué" en classe les uns après les autres, vraiment super).
- la vidéo de Benedict Cumberbatch pour lever des fonds et un article sur "Fuck the Politicians".
- la vidéo, la chanson et le message que Charlie Winston a postés sur son compte Facebook : "Say Something". (le post est plus intéressant que la chanson elle-même).
- l'article du Guardian sur "The Crossing".
- Je leur ai aussi donné une CO d'Obama pour s'entraîner..."

Documents par ordre alphabétique :

- Angelina Jolie's speech
- Angelina Jolie's speech at the UN
- Benedict Cumberbatch records message for Syrian refugees
- Benedict Cumberbatch stuns theatregoers with anti-government speech
- Charlie Winston - Say something
- Crowded House - Help is coming (with an introduction by Benedict Cumberbatch)
- Guess what Syrian refugees pack
- "Home" by Warsan Shire (extracts)
- Maps - Migrations
- Migrants - Transcripts
- Migrants - Where - Why
- Migrants - Where - Why - FINAL
- Obama on Syrian refugees - November 2015
- PLAN DE LA SEQUENCE
- Poem - "Home" read by Camila
- Poster - Refugee go home
- PPC - Migrants - Instructions
- Press Conference by President Obama - November 15 - Turkey (extract - audio file)
- Refugees - in their pack
- Say Something - Charlie Winston - 2015 - Song post
- Terminale SA Notes et découpage - Angelina Jolie's speech at the UN
- Test 3 - TSA - TSD
- The United Nations
- These four maps show some of the major mass migrations now underway
- Time cover + Worksheet - Vocabulary
- Time cover - WORKSHEET
- UNHCR Posters
- What refugees take for the crossing to Europe

 

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POLLUTION

Activities to print Posters Special pages:
Cartoons Signs Air pollution
Cinema Songs Chemical pollution
Facts Stickers Water pollution
Games Videos  
Interactive activities Vocabulary  
Lesson plans Webquests  
Listening  

 

15/01/2016


NEW PAGES ON RESCOL 2
with new links:

POLLUTION

Activities to print Posters
Cartoons Signs
Cinema Songs
Facts Stickers
Games Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Lesson plans Webquests
Listening  

 


PAST CONTINUOUS

"Dinner for Threshers" - (past continuous)
1 Click on the photo and play the game. 
2 Click on "start now" and take the audio quiz.

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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13/01/2016


NEW PAGES ON RESCOL 2:

FIREARMS in the USA


CONTENTS:

Activities to print Laws Posters
Cartoons Lesson plans Songs
Cinema Listening Statistics
Facts / Actions Museums Videos
Games Opinions Vocabulary
Interactive activities Poems Webquests

 


OBAMA'S SPEECH

President Obama gives last State of the Union address - VIDEO - 13 January 2016
"Barack Obama has delivered his final State of the Union address.
The president talked about the economy, climate change, the American political system, and the threat of the so-called Islamic State group.
Washington correspondent Rajini Vaidyanathan reports."
(BBC)

Five key points from Obama's speech - VIDEO - 13 January 2016
"US President Barack Obama has delivered his final State of the Union address."

(BBC)

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David BOWIE

David Bowie Lyrics Quiz - interactive
(englishblog.com)

David Bowie PowerPoint Presentation
+ Related articles
"And click here to see all my English Blog Bowie resources (including a crossword and two quizzes "

(englishblog.com)

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12/01/2016


2015

2015: THE YEAR IN ONE BREATH
(vimeo.com)

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RESOLUTIONS

Adele - Hello Parody (Hella Cravings)
(YouTube)
Thanks to Aude Viaud (Ac. Versailles)

 

 

This Adele 'Hello' Parody Is An Awesome Ode To Junk Food Cravings
"Hella pizza late at night, I keep saying just one more slice..."
(huffingtonpost.com)

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JOB

Voici 2 worksheets (pdf) permettant de travailler sur le métier de plombier axées sur l'acquisition lexicale
(outils, activités professionnelles, description d'un problème de plomberie).

- Plumbing vocabulary
- Plumber's tools

Créées par Aude Viaud (Ac. Versailles)

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MLK

E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Legacy - a lesson plan - 11 January 2016
by (learning.blogs.nytimes.com)

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David BOWIE

 David Bowie dies aged 69 - 12 January 2016
(cle.ens-lyon.fr)

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Sherlock HOLMES

What Sherlock Holmes taught us about the mind
"The century-old detective stories are being studied by today’s neurologists – but why?
As it turns out, not even modern technology can replace their lessons in rational thinking."

(BBC)

Sherlock and John's First Meeting - A Study In Pink - Sherlock - BBC
"Sherlock uses his powers of deduction to suss out John for the first time. Taken from Sherlock: A Study In Pink."

(YouTube)

 

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DEPRESSION

Artist Shows How It Feels To Live With Anxiety And Depression
" British illustrator Gemma Correll draws comics inspired by her own anxieties and depression.
She thinks that the best way to deal with this condition is to try to "find humour in it..."

(boredpanda.com)

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ART

20 Strange, Weird And Funny Works Of Art
(hideme.io)


“The Garden of Muppetly Delights”
by Hillary White

“Riesen-Nixe,” or “Bathing Beauty”
by Oliver Voss

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11/01/2016


A NEW PAGE:

David BOWIE

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10/01/2016


HUNGER GAMES

Hunger Games (pdf) - Niveau 3ème
- Hunger Games worksheet + Cours CRT
- Hunger Games worksheet CRT
- Reporting speech worksheet élève CRT
- Reporting speech CRT - corrigé
Created by Christine Rémy-Thomas (Ac. Limoges)

+ Hunger Games Trailer

 

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FUTURE

24 Pictures That Prove 2015 Is The Damn Future
(buzzfeed.com)

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