BACK TO :
RESCOL 1

RESCOL 2
January Part 5


Click on the picture.

JANUARY 2016 - PART 6 - NEW SITES

India Day - January 26th





31/01/2016


IDIOMS

Do You Know This Blizzard of Winter Words? - Text + Audio
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)


MAIL

Snail Mail vs. Email
(vimeo.com)
Thanks to Katy Jourdan (Ac. Versailles)

 

(Permalink)


SNOOZE

Should You Use The SNOOZE Button?
"The snooze button - one of life's luxuries. But is it really helping you out, or making you more tired?"

(YouTube)
Thanks to Fabienne Arnoux  (Ac. Nice)

(Permalink


DRONEBOARDING

First Droneboarding

 

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)


GUNS

Facebook and Instagram ban private gun adverts - 30 January 2016
"Private individuals will no longer be allowed to advertise guns on Facebook and Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook."

(BBC)

More on US gun debate - 30 January 2016
(BBC)

Sundance 2016: Under the gun explores firearms in the US - 29 January 2016
"There are more gun shops in the US than McDonald’s and Starbucks combined, it is claimed.
Critic Owen Gleiberman looks at a doc that explores the US’ relationship with firearms."

(BBC)

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)


MIGRANTS

Migrant crisis: Dozens drown off Turkey as boat capsizes - Article + Photos + Video - 30 January 2016
"At least 39 migrants, including several children, have drowned trying to cross the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece, coastguards say."

(BBC)

Swedish far-Right mob attacks migrants in central Stockholm in wake of social worker murder - Article + Photos + Videos - 30 January 2016
"The first violent reaction by far-Right groups to the murder of Alexandra Mezher by a Somali refugee has been linked to Swedish football gangs."

(telegraph.co.uk)

Migrant crisis: Grenade thrown at asylum hostel in Germany - 29 January 2016
"Unidentified attackers threw a live hand grenade at a migrant hostel in south-western Germany, officials say."

(BBC)

(Permalink)


CARTOON

Cartoon: The Boy Who Asked to Come to Britain
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + ALSO SEE  
(englishblog.com)

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)

30/01/2016


THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY

The Bayeux Tapistry - a worksheet (.docx)
Created by Véronique Schied (Ac. Strasbourg)

(Permalink)


BIOGRAPHIES

BIOGRAPHIES - Fiches Créées par Céline Leroux (Ac. Lille) :
"Depuis le début d'année, j'ai mis en place un rituel en 3° (2 fois par semaine) en lien avec des biographies de personnages historiques, célèbres...
J'ai créé des fiches dans lesquelles toutes les infos figurent, que je donne aux élèves en avance.
Puis, à chaque séance, un  élève présente son personnage à la classe.
Je vous joins donc les fiches créées jusqu'à maintenant !"
(pdf)

- Al Capone
- Charlie Chaplin
- George Washington
- Guy Fawkes
- Henry VIII
- JFK
- John Lennon
- Winston Churchill

(Permalink)

29/01/2016


GAME

Can You Find 6 Words Hidden In These Puzzles? (10 Pics)
(boredpanda.com)

(Permalink)


TECHNOLOGY

Electronics Show Displays Newest Gadgets - Text + Audio + Photos - 27 January 2016
"The CES is the world’s biggest show for electronic devices. It is held every January in Las Vegas.
The CES is said to be a guide to the path technology companies will follow in the coming year.
The show offers visitors a peek at products that may change our lives - or may fail to catch on."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

U.S. Auto Industry Focuses on Technology at Detroit Auto Show - VIDEO - 28 January 2016
"From a special type of cruise control to Smart Stop Technology to 3-D printing for interiors, every automaker is ‘launching some form of cool technology’."
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)


US ELECTIONS

Election coverage at bbc.com/us2016.
(BBC)

How America Elects: Caucuses & Primaries - VIDEO - 28 January 2016
"Caucuses are more complicated than primaries. People who are registered in one of the parties gather for an evening of discussion
and debate around the state. At the end of the night, everyone votes."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Lesson Plan | Election 2016: Understanding Primaries and Caucuses - 27 January 2016
(learning.blogs.nytimes.com)

 

 

 

 

 

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2) (Permalink 3)


BARBIE

Barbie becomes curvy and changes race in makeover - VIDEO - 29 January 2016
"She has been around for more than 55 years but somehow managed to hold on to her looks.
But with sales falling every year since 2012, the doll has finally had a makeover.Ben Bland explains the changes."

(BBC)

 

 

Barbie available in 'curvy, tall and petite' sizes - Article + Videos - 28 January 2016
(BBC)

Trending Today: Barbie Reimagined - Text + Audio - 28 January 2016
"The Barbie doll has been a part of American culture for more than 50 years. Tall, blond and blue-eyed, she became a symbol of the “all-American girl.”
But in recent years, the Barbie “look” came under attack as unrealistic. On Thursday, the company that manufactures the toy updated her look."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)


"The manufacturer of the Barbie doll announced
three new body types for the doll on January 28, 2016.
They are tall, curvy and petite."

"The dolls will also represent different ethnicities, 
with a range of skin colorsand hair styles."

(Permalink)


FAMOUS PEOPLE

Biography Cards niveau 5ème - Famous people ID cards
- Set 1: Diana - Churchill - Dickens - Shakespeare
- Set 2: Elizabeth I - Hitchcock - Roald Dahl - Chaplin
- Set 3: Queen Victoria - Henry VIII - Florence Nightingale - Horatio Nelson
- Set 4: Conan Doyle - Agatha Christie - John Lennon - Captain Cook
- Set 5: Marylin Monroe - JFK - Einstein - Mother Teresa - Napoleon - Gandhi - Mozart - Mitterand
- Set 6: Paul Walker - Cory MONTEITH - Mandela - Amy WHINEHOUSE

- Set 7: Edith Piaf - Christopher Columbus - Marco Polo - Louis XVI of France - Elvis Presley - Michael Jackson - Martin Luther King - Grace Kelly
Created by Mauricette Casabonne-Angla (Ac. Bordeaux)

(Permalink)


LESSON

Dans le cadre du succès grandissant de la nouvelle génération de YouTubers, nous vous proposons
une fiche d'exploitation autour de la notion "Visions d'avenir" et la problématique suivante:"Are YouTubers the new popstars ?"


Voici les documents proposés pour travailler le thème de cette semaine :
  1. Article - YouTubers New Breed of celebrities
  2. Video - Learn how to vlog
  3. Quiz - What kind of YouTuber are you ?
  4. Fiche d'exploitation

________________________________________________________________

Une fiche d’exploitation autour de la notion « Visions d’avenir » et la problématique suivante : « Is technology harmful? »

Voici les documents proposés pour travailler le thème de cette semaine :

  1. Vidéo SLAM de Prince EA sur les réseaux sociaux
  2. Transcription du SLAM
  3. Fiche d’exploitation

________________________________________________________________

Une fiche d’exploitation autour de la notion :
« Sentiments d’appartenance : singularités et solidarités » et la problématique suivante : « Have women reached equality ? »

Voici les documents proposés pour travailler le thème de cette semaine :

  1. Vidéo sur les inégalités hommes-femmes
  2. Article et vidéo sur les droits des femmes
  3. Quiz
  4. Fiche d’exploitation

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2) (Permalink 3)


CANCER

The cell that caused melanoma: Cancer’s surprise origins, caught in action - Article + Video - 29 January 2016
(vector.childrenshospital.org)

A zebrafish melanoma model reveals emergence of neural crest identity during melanoma initiation - 29 January 2016
(/science.sciencemag.org)

(Permalink)


FACEBOOK

Will you like Facebook's new Reactions? - VIDEO - 28 January 2016
"Do you ever "like" something on Facebook? If so, life is about to get a bit more complex."

(BBC)

(Permalink)


AD

Ad of the Day: Irish National Lottery - What's The First Thing You'd Do?
+ LESSON IDEAS + SYNOPSIS + DISCUSSION + ALSO SEE + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

 

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)


APPLYING FOR JOBS

English for work - Completing Job applications
Vocabulary review
Vocabulary matching exercise
Multiple choice grammar quiz

More exercises here.
(esolcourses.com)

English in The Workplace: Using Formal and Informal language - Online Quiz
(esolcourses.com)

Positive Words To Describe Yourself at Interviews 
(esolcourses.com)

Job search and interview vocabulary
(esolcourses.com)

(Permalink 1) (Permalink 2)


PHONING

Using the phone in English: Hello ABA Family! Today we’re going to learn how to talk on the phone in English
(abaenglish.com)

(Permalink)


REFUGEES

Migrant crisis: Germany moves to cut asylum claims - 28 January 2016
"Germany has unveiled plans to add Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia to its list of safe countries, as it tries to curb growing numbers of migrants."

+ Where Europe is failing on migrants
+ Migrant crisis: Who does the EU send back?
(BBC)

(Permalink)