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(Updated on 11/06/2016)

 


 

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS :

 

 

 

  • SCHOOL PHOBIA = " irrational fear of school or the school situation"

    Is there such a thing as school phobia?
    "A school is being asked to apologise to the family of a boy it prosecuted for truancy.
    The boy was diagnosed as having "school phobia", but what exactly is that?"

    (BBC)

 

 

 

  • Stop bullying - Animations
    "Watch these videos to learn how KB, Josh, Milton, and their friends deal with kids who bully. After watching each video, take a quiz to see how much you know about bullying."
    (stopbullying.gov)

     



LISTENING :


 

  • School in a Pakistani Public Park Helps Poor Children - Text + Audio + Video - 7 May 2016
    "Almost half of the children in the South Asian country - 25 million - do not go to school, the second-highest number in the world.
    A man who was once such a child now works to help children be educated, by operating an informal school."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Students Learn Hands-on With Animals - Text + Audio + Video - 15 February 2016
    "High-school students at the Career Center in Arlington, Virginia are learning firsthand, and hands-on, how to care for animals.
    They are at the animal science laboratory, learning about, and taking care of, about 50 species of animals."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • LOCKERS:

    • Mary and Liam : my locker
      Liam (Tennessee, Usa) , Mary (New-York City, Usa)
      "Mary describes her locker. Liam gives his opinion about it."

      (audio-lingua.eu)

    • Liam and Mary : my locker
      Liam (Tennessee, Usa) , Mary (New-York City, Usa)
      "Liam describes his locker and what is inside it. Mary gives her opinion about it."

      (audio-lingua.eu)

    • Lockers - Audio 1 + Audio 2
      by Elise Rodriguez (Ac. Poitiers) :
      "J'ai demandé à des amis canadiens de lire deux scripts que j'avais rédigés."

  • School - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son (Language Guide)

  • School things - interactive activities (pagesperso-orange.fr:80/gmenglish)


  • ** Juliette : is the school world of Harry Potter typical of British schools ? **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Juliette (an English woman living in France) - 20 mai 2013
    Juliette draws a parallel between school in Britain and various schools in literature.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3385

  • ** Juliette : A levels in Great Britain **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Juliette (an English woman living in France) - 20 mai 2013
    Juliette explains what A levels consisted of when she was at school.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3387

  • ** Juliette : state vs. independent schools in GB **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Juliette (an English woman living in France) - 20 mai 2013
    Juliette went to both types of schools when she was young and compares both.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3386

  • Fichiers audios sur le thème de l’école
    "A l’occasion de la rentrée des classes, Audio Lingua propose des enregistrements authentiques autour du thème de l’école." 

    (Ac. Versailles)

 

  • SCHOOLDAYS (audio-lingua.eu) :

    • ** Katie : my school day ** par Katie (Indiana, USA) - 13 septembre 2011
      Katie details a typical day at school in the US.
      (audio-lingua.fr)

    • ** Maryse : a typical schoolday in the US ** par  Maryse (NYC, USA) - 27 août 2011
      Maryse tells us about a typical schoolday in the USA : the different classes and after school activities.
      ->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1636

    • ** Leslie : my schoolday  ** par  Leslie (Arkansas, USA) - 27 août 2011
      Leslie describes her typical schoolday in the US : time, classes, lunch and the different subjects she studies.
      ->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1635

 

  • UNIVERSITY :
    • ** Gabrielle and Lindsey : university ring ** par  Gabrielle (Michigan, USA), Lindsey (Houston, Texas)
      - 28 mai 2011
      Gabrielle and Lindsey, two American girls tell us about their university rings.

      (audio-lingua.eu)

    • ** Gabrielle and Lindsey : caps and gown  **
      par  Gabrielle (Michigan, USA), Lindsey (Houston, Texas)
      - 28 mai 2011
      Gabrielle and Lindsey, two American girls tell us about the tradition of "caps and gown" for graduation at university.

      (audio-lingua.eu)


    • ** Gabrielle and Lindsey : University graduation  **
      par  Gabrielle (Michigan, USA), Lindsey (Houston, Texas)
      - 28 mai 2011
      Gabrielle and Lindsey, two American girls, talk about university in the USA : why was it such an important step for them ?

      (audio-lingua.eu)


  • ** Gabrielle and Lindsey : why we love yearbooks ** par  Gabrielle (Michigan, USA), Lindsey (Houston, Texas)
    - 28 mai 2011
    Gabrielle and Lindsey, two American girls tell us about a very important object for them : yearbooks. It brings back a lot of memories.

    (audio-lingua.eu)


  • ** Gabrielle and Lindsey : my yearbook  ** par  Gabrielle (Michigan, USA), Lindsey (Houston, Texas)
    - 28 mai 2011
    Gabrielle and Lindsey, two American girls tell us what is a yearbook, what you can find inside it. It was a very important object for both of them.

    (audio-lingua.eu)


  • US middle and high school by Vallery (Los Angeles, California USA)
    Sophomore, Junior and Senior years.

    (Audio-Lingua)
  • Leslie : A day at school in the US by  Leslie (San Francisco, USA)
    "Leslie describes a typical day at school in the US. She also tells us about school subjects."
    (audio-lingua.net)
  • Keely : school supplies by  Keely (Baltimore, USA)
    "Keely makes a list of the school supplies she used at school in the US."
    (audio-lingua.eu)
  • Keely : A day in an American school by  Keely (Baltimore, USA)
    "Keely describes a typical day at school in the US. She also tells us about school subjects."
    (audio-lingua.eu)
  • A good student? - Gap-fill exercise
    Created by Christèle Hamard (Ac. Rennes)

    (toa2.fr)

 

  • Homework excuse - A short classroom dialogue on excuses for homework - Dictation (listen-and-write.com)




  • Task Town "is for students who want to participate with the audio.
    As you listen you need to make choices or interact with the audio. Have Fun!"

    Class Bingo
    (elllo.org)
  • Education - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - "a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group."

    (esl-lab)
  • School subjects - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - "a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group."

    (esl-lab)
  • Dictation Tests - "Improve your listening skills and your spelling." (Elementary or Intermediate) :
    Adjectives / Buildings / Food / Irregular verbs / Education
    (Learn English.de)
  • Alfy goes to school - interactive with SOUND
    (good-kids.net)





  • Education and Work - with exercises :
    - College Life (E)
    - A Day at School (E)
    - Taped Library Tour (M)
    - First Day of Class (M)
    - Orientation Meeting (M)
    - Reading Time (E)
    - School Report (M)
    - World of Computers (M)
    - Professional Babysitting (D)
    - Learning to Learn (D)

    (ESL-lab)
  • Back to School Supplies - difficult
    I. Pre-Listening Exercises
    II. Listening Exercises
    III. Post-Listening Exercises

    (ESL-lab)