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JUNE 2019 - PART 3 - NEW SITES

 

JUNE 2019

= Immigrant Heritage Month

+ End-of-the-year activities

01 - Parents' Day
05 - World Environment Day
08 - Trooping the Colour
08 - World Ocean Day
09 - Pentecost (Whitsun)
12 - World Against Child Labor Day
14 - Flag Day
14 - World Blood Donor Day
16 - Father's Day
17 - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18 - 22 - Royal Ascot
20 - World Refugee Day
21 - SUMMER / SUMMER HOLIDAYS
21 - World Music Day
24 - World Fairy Day
26 - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
26 - International Day in Support of Torture Victims



16/06/2019


ESCAPE GAME

 Voici un Escape Game portant sur Charlie Chaplin pour réviser le prétérit en cette fin d'année (niveaux A1/A2).
La page explicative inclus une fiche de travail que je donne aux élèves pour qu'ils soient concentrés tout au long de la présentation.
Le jeu permet de travailler une courte biographie et de réviser des points grammaticaux tels que can / can't / prétérit et présent simple.  http://www.englishnexon.com/pages/teachers-zone-6eme/charlie-chaplin-e-g-1.html
Cyril Dussuchaud (académie de Limoges)

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LESSON PLANS

Tensions over oil-tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman (June 16, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Tensions are rising in the Middle East over the latest attacks on oil tankers."

Try the same news story at these easier levels:  Oil Tanker Attacks - Level 4  or  Oil Tanker Attacks - Level 5
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Anger as work starts on Machu Picchu airport (June 14, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The world-famous Inca site Machu Picchu in Peru is going to get an airport."

Try the same news story at these easier levels: Machu Picchu - Level 0Machu Picchu - Level 1   or  Machu Picchu - Level 2
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Drones used to battle tortoise-killing ravens (June 12, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Drones are flying to the defence of tortoises that are being killed by ravens in California's Mojave Desert."

Try the same news story at these easier levels: Ravens and Tortoises - Level 4  or  Ravens and Tortoises - Level 5
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

23 million men married before they were 15 (June 10, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"UNICEF has issued a report estimating that 115 million boys and men were married as children."

Try the same news story at these easier levels:  Child Grooms - Level 0Child Grooms - Level 1   or  Child Grooms - Level 2
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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Eva L. EASTON

Eva L. EASTON has now put all the brand new ed audios and audio quizzes, on a new page:
https://www.evaeaston.com/secrets-ed/

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8 GREAT ESSAY WRITING TIPS

8 Great Essay Writing Tips for Students
(dailywritingtips)

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TRUMP / IRAN

US Blames Iran for Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Oman - 13 June 2019
"American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran had the ability and weapons needed to carry out the attack."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

IRAN DENIES REMOVING MINE FROM U.S. TANKER - with pictures and a video - 13 June 2019
"The U.S. military Friday released a video it said shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing a mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz,
suggesting the Islamic Republic sought to remove evidence of its involvement. Iran denies being involved, accusing the U.S. of an “Iranophobic campaign.”

[AP]

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CHILD LABOR

UN: 1 in 10 Children Globally Is Victim of Child Labor - 13 June 2019
"Children as young as five are among the 152 million victims of child labor. Many of them work long hours, for little or no money, in slave-like conditions.
The International Labor Organization says half of them are involved in unhealthy and dangerous work."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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DOLPHINS

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say
"At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigation...
Dolphins continued to die for years because of oil spill damage, a 2015 study reported."

(theguardian)

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ROBOTS

Are You Ready for a Robot to Serve You Coffee? - Text + Audio + Pictures - 9 June 2019
"South Korea has been an early adopter of automation. It had the highest percentage of robots to human workers in the world in 2017."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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DRONES AND ROBOTS

The super-tough drones and robots going where we can't - with pictures and a video - 14 June 2019
"From arctic wastes to fiery volcanoes, ocean depths to distant planets, a new generation of rugged drones is going to places humans can't.
But how do you make a super-tough drone?"
+ Video: Attenborough launches 'Boaty McBoatface' polar ship

(BBC)

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NORTH KOREAN EXECUTION SITES

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group - 11 June 2019
"South-Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors"

(theguardian)

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MURDERED HALF-BROTHER OF N. KOREAN LEADER

Report: Murdered Half-brother of N. Korean Leader Met with US Intelligence - Text + Audio + Pictures - 11 June 2019
"A report by a U.S. newspaper says that Kim Jong Nam, who died in 2017, provided information to U.S. intelligence officials."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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CAGES 'WITH KIDS' AROUND NYC / BORDER WALL

CAGES ‘WITH KIDS’ POP UP AROUND NYC - with videos and pictures - 12 June 2019
"More than 20 cages were placed around New York Wednesday, each containing a child-size mannequin, with audio playing of migrant children crying.
They were intended to highlight the plight of migrants being held in alarming conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border."

[HuffPost]

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CARTOON

Nicola Jennings on the first round of the Tory leadership election – cartoon - 13 June 2019
(theguardian.com)

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MARS HABITAT

HASSELL + EOC presents MARS HABITAT - 12 Mars 2019
"The HASSELL design for a Mars Habitat has reached the final 10 of NASA’s 3D Printing Centennial Challenge. This NASA competition sought perspectives from outside the traditional aerospace industry, to explore how a human habitat could be designed and delivered on Mars using autonomous 3D printing technologies. HASSELL partnered with Eckersley O’Callaghan to design the external shell which could be constructed entirely by autonomous robots using Mars’ natural regolith."

(YouTube)

 

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BEST GAMES OF E3 2019

Best games of E3 2019: From Star Wars to Cyberpunk - with pictures - 14 June 2019
(telegraph.co.uk)

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