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18/05/2015


SONG

Look at Your Phone! - Key of Awesome #97
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INTERNET

Young Brits on Internet 27 hours a week (16 May 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A new survey in Britain reveals that young people spend over 27 hours a week online. This figure has trebled..."
(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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DYSLEXIA

New typeface to help with dyslexia
"The Read Regular scheme avoids using letters that can be inverted or mirrored to look alike, and can be confusing to people with dyslexia.
But it still looks like ordinary text."

(theguardian.com)

Read Regular
(readregular.com)

Thanks to Jeanny PRAT (Ac. Lyon)

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OpenDyslexic
Free and Open Source Dyslexia Typeface

(opendyslexic.org)

Thanks to Céline Calard (Ac. Lyon)

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ART

The Night Café - Vincent Van Gogh
(YouTube)
Thanks to Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

 

 

WALKING NEW YORK - UN COLLAGE EN COUVERTURE DU NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE
(jr-art.net)
Thanks to Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

 

Banksy - Nympheas : analyse iconographique et iconique
(denfar.wordpress.com)
Thanks to Ghislaine Bourrachot (Ac. Clermont-Ferrand)



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LANGUAGES

Common French Words in American English - Text + Audio
"English is loaded with French words. Even if they mean something bad they sound so good. So read on to learn how to say them properly."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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SLEEP

English in a Minute: Sleep Like a Rock - VIDEO
"How does a rock sleep? And how do you sleep like one? Find out in this week's episode of English in a Minute!"

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

Discover America's Appalachian Trail - Text + Audio + Video
"The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest and most famous footpaths in the world.
We went to the historic town of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, the halfway point of the 3,400-kilometer-long Appalachian Trail.
Also known as the AT, this famous trail passes through 14 states in the eastern U.S."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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EXTREME SPORTS

US daredevil Dean Potter dies during flying stunt - 18 May 2015
"The 43-year-old died while attempting a wingsuit flight from the 7,500 ft (2,286m) Taft Point promontory
in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said...

He was the first to climb Yosemite's three most famous big walls in a single day.
He was also renowned for his high-line walks and high-risk parachute jumps, some of which he carried out with his dog."

(BBC)

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MIGRANTS

Indonesia migrant rescue: Recovery from the 'boat journey from hell' - VIDEO - 18 May 2015
(BBC)

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ZOOS

China lion shot after killing man in zoo and escaping - 18 May 2015
"Activists with China Zoo Watch last August uncovered widespread abuse of tigers in zoos,
and also found some were being used in illegal animal shows, reported China Daily."

(BBC)

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INDIA

India’s bizarre border ritual
(BBC)

Pakistan - Indian Border Closing Ceremony
"Captain and Clark go to the Pakistan border to watch India close their gate in a nightly event.
Every day, at sundown, the Indian border guards get in a shouting match with the Pakistani border guards,
almost kick themselves in the face, and then slam the gates closed.
This event draws tourists from all over India, who rejoice in their national pride."

(YouTube)

 

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