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17/10/2014


POEMS / ART

Listed: Poems inspired by paintings
"A selection of 10 great poems and the paintings that inspired them."

(theartsdesk.com)


Edwin Romanzo Elmer's Mourning Picture, 1890,
inspired Adrienne Rich's 1965 poem of the same title


Newsy Video: Banksy Painting Destroyed By Unwitting English Town - 3 October 2014
+  Full transcript >> + Related articles
(englishblog.com)


Art Least: Teaching English Through Art:Reflection on a MOOC session
(/artleast.blogspot.gr)

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16/10/2014


VIDEO GAME / SONG

Mad World (DayZ Music Parody)
(YouTube)

 

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FOOD

Newsy Video: McDonald's Answers Your Questions (15 October 2014) +  Full transcript >> + Related articles
(englishblog.com)


Food idioms - a video
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Rise and Shine - What kids around the world eat for breakfast - with PHOTOS
(nytimes.com)
Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

Michelle Obama dances with turnip and harvests crop - 15 October 2014
"The spoof of the pop song Turn Down For What is a nod to her support for healthy eating..."

(BBC)

 

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THANKSGIVING

 

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Ad Interactive activities Recipes
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Facts NATIONAL THANKSGIVING TURKEY PRESENTATION Webquests
Games to print Pictures  
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11/10/2014


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SPORTS



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Interactive activities Superstitions Martial arts Sport and violence
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THE 2014 SOCCER WORLD CUP IN BRAZIL
SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS - 2014
THE LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES
The 2011 Rugby World Cup

 

09/10/2014


CINEMA

NATIONAL GALLERY - Trailer
(YouTube)

 

 

National Gallery (2014)
"The National Gallery in London is one of the great museums of the world with 2400 paintings from the 13th to the end of the 19th century.
Almost every human experience is represented in one or the other of the paintings. The sequences of the film show the public in various galleries; the education programs, and the scholars, scientists and curators, studying, restoring and planning the exhibitions. The relation between painting and storytelling is explored..."
(imdb.com)

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08/10/2014


WAR

Aloe Blacc - Ticking Bomb (Official Lyric Video)
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"The whole world’s sitting on a ticking bomb
So keep your calm and carry on...
The silent war has begun
We’re staring down a loaded gun
No refuge found on solid ground
This human race can’t be won"

(azlyrics.com)

 

 

Bringing the front line to UK streets - 6 October 2014
"As British troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, their experiences there are being reflected
in a series of striking photographs posted on billboards across the UK."

(BBC)

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07/10/2014


SONG

The Script - Superheroes (YouTube) + LYRICS :
"When you've been fighting for it all your life
You've been struggling to make things right
That’s how a superhero learns to fly
Every day, every hour
Turn the pain into power..."

(azlyrics.com)

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Thanks to Armelle Meyer (Ac. Bordeaux)

 

05/10/2014


CLASSROOM RULES

Classroom Rules
"This is a video that shows how classroom rules are to be done, as well as the wrong way.
This is a class project some friends of mine had to do. Note Garrett.... well i think you'll figure out who he is!"

(YouTube)

 

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MOON VACATIONS

Moon vacations possible by 2024 (October 2, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A website that provides price comparisons for flights, hotels and car hire across the globe
has made some bold predictions for what travel will look like in a decade from now."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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THE QUEEN

Queen advertises for royal chewing gum remover to clean up her palaces + a video - 1 October 2014
(dailymail.co.uk)

  • An official advert for a part-time cleaner posted on British Monarchy website
  • The successful applicant will be required to pick sticky gum off furniture
  • Their time will be divided between Holyroodhouse and Buckingham Palace 
  • They will also have to clean all stairs, make beds and do the washing-up 

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WILD ANIMALS

Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF - 30 September 2014
"Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats."
See picture gallery of wild animals facing decline
 George Monbiot: It’s time to shout stop on this war on the living world

(theguardian.com)

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RACISM

'Tom and Jerry' cartoon gets racism warning (September 04, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The Internet giant, Amazon, has put a warning on some of the 'Tom and Jerry' cartoons it offers to its customers."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Tom and Jerry cartoons carry racism warning - 30 September 2014
"Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice"."

(BBC)

 

Banksy wanted Clacton-on-Sea to confront racism – instead it confronted him - 2 October 2014
"Tendring district council has destroyed a painting that eloquently challenged views on immigration – was it too close to home?
Council removes Banksy artwork after complaints of racism

(theguardian.com)
Thanks to Gaëlle Lantin

 

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GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

Guinness World Records Jigsaw Viewing Activity
"The latest edition of the Guinness World Records annual was published recently,
and it's always a good source of material for a lesson on superlatives and measurements..."

+ Transcript here
(englishblog.com)

 

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SHAKESPEARE

Entertainment at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
"This article describes the entertainment on offer during a day out at The Globe Theatre in Shakespeare’s time.
If you’re after some quick and interesting facts on The Globe Theatre click here!"

(nosweatshakespeare.com)

The Winter's Tale
The Bear - Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The seasons - Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
etc.
(shmoop.com)

How did they (get a bear on stage) in The Winter’s Tale
(bloggingshakespeare.com)


The unlucky bear in the bear baiting pit

Exit, pursued by a bear? Bear-baiting in Shakespeare’s London
"On Sunday 13 January 1583 one of the bear-baiting arenas that had stood on the Thames’s south bank collapsed..."

(theshakespeareblog.com)

 

Much Ado About a Bear
Center Stage confronts Shakespeare's most troublesome stage direction: 'Exit, pursued by a bear.'
(articles.baltimoresun.com)

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Thanks to Evelyne Vittoz (Ac. Amiens) et Monica Mirza (Ac. Grenoble)