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AUGUST 2014 - PART 2 - NEW SITES


 

26/08/2014

THE NEWS

6 o'clock news - a worksheet created by Diana Funtana
- to go with the video : 6:00 News
"Diana and reporter Adie Ventura report on tonight’s dramatic top story."

(dianafuntanaesl.com)

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HOME

Learn English With Photos 15 - An Englishman's Home
"In this lesson we learn about my childhood homes and look at the different types of housing in the UK."

(YouTube)

 

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25/08/2014


ART / SLEEP / MONSTERS

"The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters", 1797-1798 by Francico Goya
(gallery.ca)

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NEW PAGES on RESCOL 2:

HALLOWEEN

CONTENTS:

Activities to print Infographics Recipes
Cards Interactive activities Safety
Cartoons Interactive games Songs
Cinema Lesson plans Stories
Conversation questions Listening Superstitions
Facts Literature Television
Games to print Pictures Videos
History Poems Vocabulary
Idioms and Proverbs PowerPoint Presentations Webquests


Related pages:

Ghosts Vampires
Magic Zombies
Superstitions  

 


Robin WILLIAMS

Robin Williams - "Seize the Day" - by Melodysheep
(YouTube)

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DAYZ

DayZ - Lots of screenshots
(steamcommunity.com)

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SCULPTURES

The Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno - PHOTOS
(kuriositas.com)

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RESTAURANT

Decoding Your Menu: A Guide for Restaurant Patrons
(neatorama.com)

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AMUSEMENT PARKS

26 Amusing Facts About Amusement Parks - mental_floss on Youtube (Ep.218)
(YouTube)

 

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22/08/2014


TECHNOLOGY

Galileo: What does a more accurate sat-nav system mean? -  21 August 2014 
"With the planned launch of two satellites aboard a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana later this month,
Europe is pushing ahead with its own satellite-navigation system, known as Galileo.
It promises much great accuracy in locating where we or objects are on the planet
and could have a profound effect on how we live our lives..."

+ Europe's Galileo satellite network: Key facts
(BBC)

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PHOTOS / PLYMOUTH BARBICAN

Learn English With Photos 14 - Plymouth Barbican
"In this lesson we take a trip around Plymouth's historic Barbican and discover some interesting facts about its past. 
You can download a PDF with a transcript and glossary here, and see all the previous episodes
on the LEWP YouTube channel."

(englishblog.com)

 

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BANKSY

Banksy - audio quiz
"1 Watch the video.
2 Click on the animated gif and play the game. 
3 Click on "Start now" and take the audio quiz."

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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19/08/2014


SUMMER REVIEW 2014

SUMMER REVIEW 2014 created by Pascale Brossard (Ac. Rouen) :

- Summer Review 2014

- Summer Review 2014 for students

- Summer Review 2014 for teachers

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NEW YORK

From Huge to Extra Small, at New York City Museum - Text + Audio + Quiz - 15 August 2014
"Currently the Queens Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the New York World's Fair.
The museum show is called “Bringing the World Into the World.”
It includes a huge model of New York City that was made for the fair."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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LESSON / PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

Closed Circuit: Past Perfect Continuous
(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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Robin WILLIAMS (1951-2014)

 

English at the Movies: Robin Williams - Text + Photos + Audio + Videos
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)
"was an American actor, comedian, film producer, and screenwriter..."

(Wikipedia)

Robin Williams: Obituary
In pictures: Career of Robin Williams

(BBC)

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BLUES

Blues
" Watch the slideshow listen to the music and to the podcast from VOA, then do the quiz"

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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THE COMIC MARKET / COMIKET

Comiket 
"otherwise known as the Comic Market ..., is the world's largest dōjinshi fair, held twice a year in TokyoJapan.[1] 
The first Comiket was held on December 21, 1975, with only about 32 participating circles
and an estimated 600 attendees.[2] Attendance has since swelled to over a half million people.[1]
It is a grassroots, DIY effort for selling dōjinshi, self-published Japanese works."

(Wikipedia)



Comic Market - Official site
What is the Comic Market?

(comiket.co.jp)

Photo Feature: Comiket 86 Cosplay Gallery - Day 2
"Comic Market 86 continues, and once again, a large amount of people lugged themselves
over to the Tokyo Big Sight in Ariake through the blazing heat and the threat of rain..."

(google.fr)


Attack on Titan cosplayers.


The Fragile Heart of Moé - trailer
"Clip from the feature documentary 'The Fragile Heart of Moé'. 2010...
This is a 107 min. documentary made for NHK's 'Tokyo Modern' series.
It is about the huge self-published comics scene in Tokyo...
The English subtitles aren't accurate, as this was a rough version. Sorry about that."

(YouTube)

 

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VIDEO GAME / ZOMBIES

DayZ 
"is a multiplayer open world survival horror video game in development by Bohemia Interactive 
and the stand-alone version of the award-winning mod of the same name.
The game was test-released on December 16, 2013, for Microsoft Windows via digital distribution platform Steam,
and is currently in early alpha testing.
The game places the player in the fictional 225km2 post-Soviet state of Chernarus, where an unknown virus
has turned most of the population into violent zombies. As a survivor, the player must scavenge the world for food,
water, weapons, and medicine, while killing or avoiding zombies, and killing, avoiding
or co-opting other players in an effort to survive the zombie apocalypse."

(Wikipedia)
Students can learn lots of useful words.




Official website
(dayzgame.com)

Interactive map - Vocabulary explained.
(dayzdb.com)

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E-BOOKS

Free e-books - "They are all distributed under CC license." 
(saitabooks.eu)
See the covers.
(pinterest.com)

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Charles DICKENS

Charles Dickens, British Library
"Our new Discovering Literature section has a dedicated Charles Dickens page which has exclusive articles
written by scholars on the topic as well as scans of Dickens’s early work available nowhere else."

(bl.uk)

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PIERCING

World's most pierced man Rolf Buchholz barred from Dubai - 17 August 2014
"Mr Buchholz told the BBC that airport staff said they feared he may be practising "black magic"..."

+ 'Most pierced' among Guinness records - a video
(BBC)

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HACKING

Entering the 'house of hacking horrors' - 18 August 2014
"From smart light bulbs to fridges, thermostats and cars, everyday objects are increasingly being connected to the internet.
But despite the convenience of the "internet of things", if a hacker is able to access your home network,
they could take over any connected device and control what it does..."

(BBC)


How to hack and crack the connected home - 17 August 2014
"There are intruders in your home, ones that came with claims that they would make your life easier,
that they could take over some of the drudgery so you could pursue some of life's finer pleasures..."

(BBC)

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MUSIC

Woodstock at 45: Beyond the myth
"It's thought of as the event that defined a generation and set the template for future music festivals.
But is this really true? Greg Kot looks back."

(BBC)

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18/08/2014


GREAT BRITAIN

Britain's 20 friendliest places to live - with PHOTOS
(telegraph.co.uk)

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ART / PAST CONTINUOUS

"Dinner for Threshers" - (past continuous)
"1 Click on the photo and play the game. 
2 Click on "start now" and take the audio quiz"

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)


"Dinner for Threshers" painted by Grant Wood in 1934. 

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17/08/2014


NEW PAGES ON RESCOL 2

HOBBIES

Activities to print Interactive games Stories without sound
Advice Interactive stories with sound Summer holidays
Amusement parks Lesson plans Superstitions
Cartoons Listening Television
Cinema Music Theme parks
Circus (The -) Pictures Toys
Conversation questions Poems Vacation 
Facts Puppets Video games
Games to print Reading Videos
Idioms and Proverbs Social networks Vocabulary
In the park Songs Webquests
Interactive activities Sports Zoo (The -)

 

14/08/2014


BEEN / GONE

Been or gone?
"Click on the photo and play the game, then take the audio quiz."
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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13/08/2014


Alfred HITCHCOCK

The Alfred Hitchcock Cameos - Article + Photos + Video
"Sir Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) is, undisputedly, one of the great filmmakers of all-time.
“Hitch" is universally accepted as the “Master of Suspense"..."

(neatorama.com)

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Mr BEAN

Mr. Bean's fish sandwich - interactive activities
(englishexercises.org)

Mr Bean's sandwich - activities to print
(sibel2011.edublogs.org)

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Thanks to Ghislaine Bourrachot (Ac. Clermont-ferrrand)

 


SHAKESPEARE

« In the Footsteps of William Shakespeare » - un projet
Classe de 4ème section européenne

(Ac. Grenoble)

Shakespeare Made Easy Series
Paperback from $6
(barnesandnoble.com)

Shakespeare Stories (Younger Fiction)
"The tales have been retold using accessible language...
TITLES IN THIS SET: Antony and Cleopatra, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Hamlet,
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth & The Tempest."

(goodreads.com/book)
Paperback from $9.06
(amazon.com)

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DRONES of the FUTURE

The smart multitasking drones of the future - a video - 12 August 2014
"BBC Click's Marc Cieslak met with BAE Systems, to see the potential future military uses for drones and also learn
how the technology is being adapted to help rescue people from dangerous locations and even prevent poaching."

(BBC)



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BAN

As Manchester United ban iPads from Old Trafford, what else should go?
"Manchester United have told fans to leave their ‘large electronic devices’ at home.
What other objects should be prohibited and what is the strangest thing you have seen in a stadium?"

(theguardian.com)

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Thanks to Gaëlle Lantin (Ac. La Réunion)

 


IMMIGRATION

Coming Out As An 'Undocumented' Immigrant - Listen to the story.
"At age 12, Jose Antonio Vargas was put on an airplane and sent to the United States to live with his grandparents.
For four years, he lived in California without knowing he was here illegally..."

(npr.org)

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Thanks to Audrey Blanch

 


CATS

Supercats!: A supercut of cats in movies
"This is not meant to be a full list, it's just some personal selection I made." 

Music: The Cure - "The Lovecats"
(vimeo.com)

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THE AMERICAN DREAM

“The High Price Of The American Dream”
Is A Free eBook & Great Writing Model For English Language Learners

"You can download an eBook version here."
(/larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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