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(Updated on 10/10/2013)

 


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FACTS :

 

  • Children spend 7 hours a day in ‘electronic life’ - 31 January 2010
    "A new generation of “multimedia” children are spending an average of seven hours a day glued to smartphones, iPods, TVs and video games. Research has found that youngsters aged between eight and 18 now spend almost every waking minute outside school using some electronic device...
    Experts are divided on the impact of such heavy usage on children’s health, emotional wellbeing and social skills. Not everyone is pessimistic...
    What they (children) are doing is often quite creative and quite interactive.”

    (thesundaytimes.co.uk)

 

  • The rise of technology addiction - 2 March 2007
    "The seemingly exponential growth of portable technology has sparked fears that people are becoming addicted or swamped by gadgets and their uses."
    (BBC)

 

  • Games making waves at E3 - 12 May 2006
    "Games ranging from fantasy adventures to intense shooters have been tempting fans at the E3 games expo
    in Los Angeles."

    THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWIIGHT PRINCESS (WII)
    GEARS OF WAR (XBOX 360)
    HEAVENLY SWORD (PLAYSTATION 3)
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT: THE BURNING CRUSADE (PC)
    HALO 3 (XBOX 360)

    (BBC)

 

 

VOCABULARY :

 

  • Science ... not science fiction
    "There could come a day when you can swallow a tiny robot, and it will travel through your bloodstream to repair what ails you..."
    (cnn.com)


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

 

 

 

PICTURES :

  • "A "Cyber Horse",
    made from thousands of infected computer and cell phone bits, is displayed at the entrance to the annual Cyberweek conference at Tel Aviv University, Israel."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

     

  • An electronic bracelet

 

  • Electronics & Gadgets
    Cameras - Computers - Electronics and Gadgets - Telephones (aussi en ESPAGNOL) flashcards
    Click on Flashcard Library.
    (esl-library.com)

 

 

LISTENING :

 

 

EXERCISES :

  • YOUR DIGITAL WORLD : YOUR PICKS
    "Technology is everywhere. Whether at home, in the office or on the go, gadgets and gizmos of every shape, size and ring tone constantly surround us. But which ones do you feel are truly needed?
    Rank your favorites and see how they compare with other CNN.com users."

    Permet de réviser ou apprendre le vocabulaire de ces gadgets.
    (CNN)

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS :

  • Are you a learner of the future? - a worksheet - with Teacher's Notes
    Level: pre-intermediate students and higher
    Aim: students talk about possible future developments in education and
    decide whether or not they are already a learner of the future .
    Language: used to; future forms (going to, will)

    (onestopenglish.com)

  • Workers in microchip implant trial - a lesson plan with audio
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)

 

Webquests :

  • SAFE or TRAPPED ? - a webquest (about Biological Identification, Technological Devices and Surveillance)
    Niveau : 4ème - 3ème




    Après la webquest :

    Imprimer les images sur un transparent afin de faire parler les élèves,
    l'objectif étant de retrouver les connaissances acquises lors de la webquest.

     

 

Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)


iPhone

 


We want to implant
this RFID tag in you
...
(ibiblio.org)
- see RFID (Wikipedia)

 


Cartoons

(cagle.msnbc.com)


 


Welcome to the USA!
(theatlantic.com)


 

 

Technology and South Asian Tsunami
(cagle.slate.msn)

 

 

Cinema :

 

Videos :

  • Goodnight iPad
    "A witty parody picture book for the gadget-crazy kid in all of us."