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09/06/2014


CYBERLANGUES

Message de Yvan BAPTISTE
Académie de Montpellier
yvan.baptiste@gmail.com

*Les inscriptions au colloque Cyber-Langues 2014 à Rennes sont ouvertes
jusqu'au 22 juin*.  http://www.cyber-langues.fr/

La nouvelle édition du colloque estival proposé par l’association
Cyber-Langues en partenariat avec le réseau Canopé de Rennes aura lieu les
lundi 25, mardi 26 et mercredi 27 août 2014 au Lycée Joliot Curie à
Rennes.  Le thème retenu cette année est ’Mobilité et numérique :
l’éducation 2.0 ?’ et la langue à l’honneur cette année est le F.L.E.
(Français Langue Étrangère.)

Inscriptions, programme prévisionnel, infos pratiques, les colloques passés
http://www.cyber-langues.fr/

Contacter l'association : contact.cyberlangues@gmail.com

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LESSON

Grown-ups 2: Modals for Advice - Should & Past Modal for Regrets - Should (not) have Done
(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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NUMBERS

Number One - TEXT + AUDIO
"Let us start with the number one. Numbers can be tricky. On the one hand, they are simply numbers.
On the other hand, they have meanings. "I for one" use these expressions a lot."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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ROBOTIC SUIT

Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk - TEXT + AUDIO
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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A BOOK

What is a book? - Quotations
(blog.oup.com)

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Thanks to Evelyne Vittoz (Ac. Amiens)

 


POETRY

Teaching Maya Angelou With New York Times
(learning.blogs.nytimes.com)

17 Maya Angelou Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Better Person
(buzzfeed.com)

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Thanks to Evelyne Vittoz (Ac. Amiens)

 


DRACULA

Whitby — and the Dracula connection
"Watch the slideshow and play the game (Challenge Board)

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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ANIMALS

Blackfish: Animals in Captivity - a lesson
"Keeping animals in captivity for entertainment shows is very polemic and controversial. Perfect for conversation classes."

(warmupsfollowups.blogspot.fr)

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D-DAY

D-Day: 70 Years Ago Today - TEXT + AUDIO
"World leaders are in France on Friday to mark the anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy, France. D-Day was a turning point in World War II."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

US Veterans Remember D-Day - TEXT + AUDIO
"Hundreds of people visit the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. every day.
Many of them go there to honor family members or friends who died during the war."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

D-Day In Color - TEXT + AUDIO + VIDEO
"Most of the films made of the D-Day invasion are in black and white. But George Stevens was also making personal movies,
using his own 16-millimeter camera and what at that time was still-rare Kodachrome color film."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

D-Day timeline: The beginning of the end of WW2
(BBC)

D-Day: In the words of the BBC journalists - 5 June 2014 + AUDIO
+ Text version
(BBC)

Sites to See: Remembering D-Day
"Education World looks at some interesting D-Day Web sites."

(educationworld.com)

D-Day - Ressources autour du débarquement :
- vidéos
- compréhensions écrites et orales
- plans de cours

(langues.ac-dijon.fr)

D-Day: Exploding the myths of the Normandy landings - ARTICLE + VIDEOS
(CNN)

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PUNISHMENT in US HIGH SCHOOLS

Punishment Policies Are Changing in US High Schools - a video - published 06/05/2014
"Some US school districts have ended suspensions for wrongdoing when it does not include violence."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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SLANG

Street Speak: Selfie - a video - published 06/05/2014
"This series introduces words that people use in everyday conversation."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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GAME

Future Tense “Will I ~ ?” Board Game
"A board game for practicing the future tense using “will.” Can be used as a fortune telling activity as well."

(letsteachenglish.com)

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Thanks to Fatima Zahra El Kaddouri (Ac. Paris)

 


SONG

War Pigs by Black Sabbath (lyrics)
The lyrics are below the video on YouTube.

"Generals gathered in their masses,
Just like witches at black masses.
Evil minds that plot destruction,
Sorcerers of death's construction..."

(YouTube)

 

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ART

Banksy's gets mainstream showing off at Sotheby's - 6 June 2014
(BBC)

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07/06/2014

 

NEW PAGES ON RESCOL 2 :

TRAVELLING

Activities to print 'Let's go on holiday!' (webquest) Sea / Seaside
Cartoons 'Let's Go to New York City!' (webquest) Songs
Cinema Listening Summer holidays
Conversation questions Literature Superstitions
Destinations (Lists) Pictures Videos
Facts Proverbs Virtual tours
Games to print Quotes Vocabulary
Interactive activities Role-play Webquests
Interactive games Sayings  
Lesson plans School trips  

 

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04/06/2014


ART

John Constable
"Watch the slideshow and play the game (Rags to Riches)"

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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WW1

Photo Galleries Of World War One
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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IN A TRAVEL'S AGENT

A Reading Task and Role Play
"Here is an activity to challenge the students' reading skills at intermediate level and give them controlled speaking practice in a role play.
The learners have to put a jumbled conversation into the correct order and can then act it out in pairs. The conversation takes place in a Travel Agent's."

(teachingenglish.org.uk)

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ZERO WASTE

San Francisco Zero Waste Program - FAQ
"San Francisco has deployed its widely successful solid waste management programme based on the ambitious goal of zero waste by 2020.
To ensure that no material goes to landfill or high temperature destruction, the city’s zero waste goal means that products are designed and used
according to the principle of highest and best use. Zero Waste also means that discarded materials follow the waste reduction hierarchy:
reduce, reuse, and then recycle or compost..."

(sfenvironment.org)

San Francisco: Zero Waste Program
(cityclimateleadershipawards.com)



The zero-waste home
"See how a family manages to produce only two handfuls of trash per year."

(sunset.com)


Zero Waste - How green can you go?
"Bea Johnson, who writes the popular ZeroWaste blog and is the author of ZeroWaste Home
manages to generate less than a quart of garbage a year in her Mill Valley, Calif home."
(sfgate.com)

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Thanks to Gaëlle Lantin (Ac. La Réunion)

 


SEASONS

Kid President's 5 Things That Make Summer Awesome
"It's SUMMERTIME! Summertime is awesome, but unfortunately not for everyone.
During the school year, 21 million school children receive free or reduced-price lunch
- but during summer, 90% of those 21 million kids have limited or no access to meals they receive when school is in session..."

(YouTube)
Thanks to Gaëlle Lantin (Ac. La Réunion)


 

Seasons - a lesson
"In this lesson, students will look at different features of the seasons.
They will listen to and sing a song, and watch a story about the changing seasons.
They will think about words and ideas connected to the different seasons, and then work together to produce a poster.
Finally students can complete a craft activity or play a game."

(teachingenglish.org.uk)

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ANIMALS

Mr. G and Jellybean
(YouTube)
Thanks to Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

 

 

Bear lies down in hammock in Daytona Beach neighborhood
"After knocking over trash cans and scaring the residents of a Daytona Beach neighborhood Thursday, this black bear needed a rest."

(YouTube)
You can see more photos of the bear here.
(nydailynews.com)

 

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ROBOTS

Robots Can Do Dirty, Dangerous Jobs - Text + VIDEO
"Carnegie Mellon in Pennsylvania is one of the leading robotics engineering schools.
Scientists there are designing highly developed robots to do uninteresting, dirty and dangerous jobs."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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WASHINGTON MONUMENT

Washington Monument Honors America’s First President - Text + AUDIO
"It could have turned out to be a statue of Washington on his horse, but instead, it rises above the Washington panorama, and provides great views of
the Nation's Capital. Come along with us on a visit to the Washington Monument - and practice your American English as you read and listen."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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CONNECTED CARS

Connected Cars on the Highway to the Future - Text + Interactive quiz + VIDEO
"Modern automobiles and their drivers are becoming connected through wireless technology to entertainment and information systems."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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THE FIFA WORLD CUP

World Cup players must sing national anthem (4th June, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The coach manager of the England soccer team has told his players they must sing their national anthem before each game at the FIFA World Cup."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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IMMIGRATION

Chinese and Mexican Americans Share the Immigrant Experience - Text + AUDIO
"Among the largest immigrant groups are Mexicans and Chinese. They may have come to the country legally or without legal documents.
The two ethnic groups come from very different places, but they share many similarities."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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BRAND NAMES / PRONUNCIATION

It's official: Nike rhymes with spiky - and you're saying all these wrong too - with VIDEOS
"From Audi and Adidas to Porsche and Yves Saint Laurent, here's a quick and easy guide to how you should be saying corporate brand names."

(theguardian.com)

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Thanks to Gaëlle Lantin (Ac. La Réunion)

 


OCEAN

Angel! Look out! - animated story + activity to print
"Angel lives on the Great Barrier Reef. When he goes off to explore he finds lots of dangerous animals out there. Look out Angel!"

(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)


Everything beneath the sea - a song + activity to print
(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)


Sea animals - worksheets
(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)


Sea animals: find the definition - interactive game
"How much do you know about the creatures that live in the sea? Play this game to learn about sea animals."

(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

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FAMILY

My dad - animated story + activity to print
(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

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FOOTBALL

My secret team - animated story + activity to print
"Rovers or United? Which football team does the boy support - in secret?"

(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)


We're going to win - a song + activity to print + audio to download
(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

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FOOD

The Reverse Food Truck
"A food truck is a mobile kitchen where you go to get food. A reverse food truck is a place to go and donate food and money. 
Finnegans, a brewery in Minneapolis, made one in order to help feed hungry people in the Upper Midwest."

(neatorama.com)

 

Pat LaFrieda's Steaks 101
"Pat LaFrieda explains the differences between the different steak names you’ve heard." 

(YouTube)

 

 

An animated documentary about FOOOOOOOOOOOD! 
"P.S. No animal were harmed in the making of this film, they were all from the food market!!"

(vimeo.com)

 

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03/06/2014


CATS

World's Largest No-Kill Animal Sanctuary Has Saved Over 24,000 Felines
"The Cat House on the Kings, California has earned the title of world’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary the hard way
- by saving the lives of over 24,000 felines since opening in 1992."

(neatorama.com)

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CATCHPHRASES

TV's Greatest Catchphrases (Supercut)
"A supercut of 45 of the best and most memorable catchphrases in television history. This is part 1 of 2..."

(YouTube)

 

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