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Cinema Pictures
Conversation questions Poems
Facts Songs
Games to print Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans

(Updated on 10/10/2013)

Related pages :

Electronics + Technology + Steve JOBS + Internet



Activities TO PRINT :



Webquests :

  • Computer Games - Good or Bad?
    "You must explore the list of webpages below and make notes about the information contained in each.
    Then, using your notes you can make up your mind about whether computer games are good or bad.
    You will be required to present your arguments as an essay."

    ( - Frankie Meehan)



Lesson plans :

  • Technology superstars ask kids to code (March 1, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The biggest names in technology want today's children to learn computer programming.
    Other stars, from the world of sport, entertainment, fashion, etc., also say kids need to learn to code."

  • Kidney for iPad trial opens in China (August 11, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
    "A surgeon and eight other people are on trial in central China over the case of a teenager who sold a kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone.
    The two-day hearing ended on Friday and judges will decide on possible guilty verdicts and sentencing soon."



  • COMPUTERS (Laurence Bernard - Ac. Martinique - absolutenglish-972)
    Part 1: work on a video
    Part 2 : online reading and listening activities



  • The Weekly Crossword: Computers
    "This week's crossword has computers as its theme. Click here for an interactive web version that will work on iOS devices
    and here to download a PDF version (with solution)."




Games TO PRINT :

  • The Weekly Crossword: Computers
    "This week's crossword has computers as its theme. Click here for an interactive web version that will work on iOS devices
    and here to download a PDF version (with solution)."




Videos :

  • Teenage Girl Empowers Kids with Computer Coding - VIDEO - 6 December 2015

  • How computers translate human language - Ioannis Papachimonas - a lesson with a video
    "Is a universal translator possible in real life? We already have many programs that claim to be able to take a word, sentence, or entire book in one language and translate it into almost any other. The reality, however, is a bit more complicated.
    Ioannis Papachimonas shows how these machine translators work, and explains why they often get a bit mixed up."



  • Ad of the Day: Introducing Windows 10
    "Here's an ad for Microsoft's new operating system Windows 10, which launches globally in 190 countries on 29 July 2015."

    LESSON IDEAS + TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + Related articles



  • inFORM
    "is a Dynamic Shape Display that can render 3D content physically, so users can interact with digital information in a tangible way.
    inFORM can also interact with the physical world around it, for example moving objects on the table’s surface. Remote participants in a video conference can be displayed physically, allowing for a strong sense of presence and the ability to interact physically at a distance. inFORM is a step toward our vision of Radical Atoms:"








    English - Health - Math - Science- Technology - Social Studies



Cinema :

  • The Net 2.0 "is a 2006 direct-to-video written by Rob Cowan and directed by Charles Winkler....
    Hope Cassidy (played by Nikki DeLoach) is a young computer systems analyst who travels to Istanbul for a job.
    Ali Abay confirmed by telephone that she had been recruited at Suzer International and her first assignment would be to provide security to the internet security network of a Russian company...." 



Cartoons :

"You step in the stream, but the water has moved on.  This page is not here." - Japanese Haiku Computer Error Message

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



Computer Takeover
"This cartoon by Mike Smith from the
 Las Vegas Sun follows news that an IBM supercomputer named Watson beat two
human competitors
 to win US quiz show."

+ Explanation + Question


Where do you plug it in ?



We had to listen!



I'm a computer addict.


Welcome to Heaven




Ready to start

To lose one pound



Computer addiction



see Internet


Prisoner Computer
- Escape



Mascots :

  • List of mascots
    - Computer mascots
    - Video and computer game mascots



Songs :

  • I Love My Computer - Bad Religion :
    "I'm just a number
    and a clever screen name
    all I need to do is click on you
    and we'll be together for eternity
    and no one is ever gonna take my love
    from me because I've got security,
    her password and a key"

    + Bad Religion - I Love My Computer (YouTube)
  • Technologic - Daft Punk :
    "Buy it, use it, break it, fix it,
    Trash it, change it, melt - upgrade it,
    Charge it, pawn it, zoom it, press it,
    Snap it, work it, quick - erase it,
    Write it, cut it, paste it, save it,
    Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it..."
    - with the
    VIDEO (You Tube)


  • My console by Eiffel 65 :
    "we're gonna play the game the playstation all day,
    with metal gear solid to tekken 3.
    and from omega boost to resident evil..."



Poems :

  • The Good Old Days - a poem
    "This amusing poem compares the meanings of words and expressions as they are used nowadays when speaking about computers,
    and in their original contexts."

    "A computer was something on TV
    From a science fiction show of note
    A window was something you hated to clean
    And ram was the cousin of a goat..."

    (British Council)