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27/11/2014


YELLOWSTONE

Comment les loups changent les rivières
"Très belle vidéo qui explique comment la réintroduction des loups dans le parc de Yellowstone
a modifié complètement l'éco-système et rétabli un cercle naturel vertueux."

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THE HOBBIT: The Battle of the Five Armies / SONG

See the exclusive music video for 'The Hobbit's 'Last Goodbye,' with Billy Boyd and goosebumps aplenty
(insidemovies.ew.com)

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AFGHANISTAN

US Says Military Operations in Afghanistan Remain the Same - Text + Audio - 26 November 2014
"Also in the news, India-Pakistan tensions remain at a major South Asia conference in Kathmandu, Nepal;
Hong Kong police arrest student leaders and clear streets around Mong Kok;
The Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) of Colombia frees two soldiers to restart peace talks with the government."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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THANKSGIVING

Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Mac and Cheese - 26 November 2014
(BBC)

 

Thanksgiving, a Traditional American Holiday - Text + Audio + Video
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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26/11/2014


HOW TO WRITE A POSTCARD

How to write a postcard - activity 1
(BBC)

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COSMETIC SURGERY

People Travel to South Africa for Cosmetic Surgery
"Clients can spend anywhere from $5,000 to $7,000 on a cosmetic treatment."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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A NEW PAGE ON RESCOL 2

VIOLENCE in FERGUSON, Mo.

 

 

FACTS
LESSON PLANS
CARTOONS

 

 


THANKSGIVING / SONG

Horrible Histories - Pilgrim Rap
"The Pilgrims tell you the trouble of their existence in early America."

(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"We're the pilgrim fathers
You may have heard rather
A lot 'bout our notions
Crossing the ocean
On the good ship Mayflower
But it's true our journey
Turned into quite a commotion..."

(lyricsmode.com)

 

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Thanks to Fadila Merioua

 


STRAY DOG

Stray dog taken to Sweden after epic trek around Ecuador - 24 November 2014
"As four Swedish athletes sat down to eat some canned meatballs ahead of a dangerous rainforest trek in Ecuador, they gave one to a stray pooch.
That dog - who's now been named Arthur - then followed them to complete their entire 430-mile Adventure Racing World Championship...
Adve
nture Racing is a form of extreme sport that combines continuous hiking, trekking, mountain biking and kayaking
over a successive number of days."
+ Facebook page.

(BBC)

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25/11/2014


A NEW PAGE ON RESCOL 2

ROYAL PETS




THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY'S PETS WORKSHEET
QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S PETS LESSON PLAN
QUEEN VICTORIA'S PETS GAME TO PRINT
  CARTOONS

 

 

24/11/2011


SONGS

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - "Fortune Teller"
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Went to the fortune teller
To have my fortune read
I didn't what to tell her
I had a dizzy feeling in my head..."

(azlyrics.com)

 

 

Johnny Cash - Tear Stained Letter
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"I'm gonna write a tear stained letter,
I'm gonna mail it straight to you.
I'm gonna bring back to your mind,
What you said about always bein' true..."

(azlyrics.com)

 


Johnny Cash - A Letter from Home - with Lyrics
(YouTube)
The lyrics are below the video on YouTube.

 

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GRAMMAR

EDUFIND - Grammar - LESSONS
(edufind.com)
"The English grammar reference pages on my website, www.edufind.com, have recently been translated to French.
They are here: 
http://www.edufind.com/fr/grammaire-anglais/guide-de-grammaire-anglaise/." - Kate Taylor

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MEMORY

Why elephants never forget - Alex Gendler
(YouTube)
View the full lesson.

 

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OCCUPY

The resonance of Occupy - 24 November 2014
"Activists from the Occupy movement held their latest campaign in London this weekend.
The protest movement, now three years old, has global recognition. But how can its impact be measured?"

(BBC)

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GUNS

Tamir Rice: US police kill boy, 12, carrying replica gun - Article + Video - 24 November 2014
"A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after carrying what turned out to be a replica gun in a playground."

(BBC)


 

In America, some children come to guns early - 27 August 2014
(BBC)

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PHONE

Ismimi : my old mobile phone
"My old mobile phone has no camera, no headphones...and I’m happy with it !"

(audio-lingua.eu)

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IMMIGRATION

 

Obama Orders Changes to US Immigration Policy - 21 November 2014
Text + Audio + Video
"Mr. Obama’s decision will affect the lives of five million people who have entered the United States without permission.
He says the country’s immigration system has not been working for many years and needs immediate reform."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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SMOKING

The battle for control of the cigarette packet

"WARNING: some readers may find the images disturbing."

(BBC)

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23/11/2011


CHRISTMAS

La pub de Noël 2014 de John Lewis : Monty le manchot
"Découvrez le touchant conte de Noël 2014, qui raconte une belle amitié entre un jeune garçon et un manchot.
Bien qu'ils s'amusent et jouent ensemble, le manchot éprouve une certaine solitude.
Pour y remédier, le jeune garçon va s'assurer que son ami puisse apprécier la magie de cette fête annuelle."

(dailymotion.com)


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ART

The Nightmare "is a 1781 oil painting by Anglo- Swiss artist Henry Fuseli (1741–1825)...
Interpretations of The Nightmare have varied widely..."

(Wikipedia)

'The Nightmare'

 

"Because of the popularity of the work,
Füssli painted a number of versions,
including this c. 1790–91 variation."

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