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(Created on 12/03/2016)

 

 

 

  • 100 Years of Cars
    "Ford. Chevy. Lincoln. Buckle up and take a ride down memory lane in our homage to 11 cars that have defined the past century of driving."

    (YouTube)

     

  • Video: How to Build a Car in Eight Hours + COMMENT + QUIZ + TRANSCRIPT + ALSO SEE + Related articles
    (englishblog.com)

 

 

  • A dog's life - animation
    "Dino is a family dog. He helps to keep people safe on the roads. Read his diary and find out what he did last week."

    (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

  • Renault Espace Ad with Kevin Spacey - COMMENTS + ALSO SEE + ANSWERS TO QUIZ
    (englishblog.com)

 

  • Reuters Video: Driverless cars by 2020 + TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + LESSON IDEA + Related articles
    "Driverless cars take center stage at the Frankfurt car show with Nissan one of several firms planning to have models ready by 2020.
    Julian Satterthwaite reports from the show."

    (englishblog.com)

  • Meet the motor racers powered by the sun - 6 August 2013
    "A team of ambitious scientists from the Netherlands is preparing to race thousands of kilometres across the Australian outback, powered only by the sun.
    The World Solar Challenge is a gruelling trek from Darwin to Adelaide and is designed to test the potential of the competitors and their unique looking vehicles.
    Anna Holligan reports."

    (BBC)

 

  • TAXIS :

    • On the meter: Taking a taxi in New York and Havana - 7 August 2013
      "Michelle Fleury hails a yellow cab in New York City, while Sarah Rainsford travels in style in Havana, Cuba."

      (BBC)

    • On the meter: Taking a taxi in London and Kampala - 6 August 2013
      "Taxis are transport options in most cities around the world, but how do they vary in price around the globe?
      In a BBC News series, six correspondents have compared the cost of a 10 km journey.
      Tulip Mazumdar takes a trip in one of London's black cabs, while Gabriel Gatehouse is on two wheels in the Ugandan capital of Kampala."

      (BBC)

    • On the meter: Taking a taxi in Greece and Japan - 4 August 2013
      "Mark Lowen headed to the beach from Athens and in Rupert Wingfield-Hayes braved the streets of Tokyo."

      (BBC)

 

  • Rescue Dogs Taught How To Drive A Car In New Zealand - Video
    "The drive for publicity by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals saw the four-legged friends spend weeks getting to grips with four wheels.
    The dogs, a giant schnauzer, a whippet cross and a beardie cross can change gear, steer and brake.
    They sit in a driving position on their haunches responding to instructions called out from the dog behaviour experts...
    The SPCA in Auckland wants people to see just what rescue dogs are capable of doing.
    They hope more of these dogs will end up in good homes. "

    (YouTube)

     

  • Original Batmobile for sale
    "The Batmobile made for the 1960's TV show by George Barris will be up for auction in January for the first time."

    (money.cnn.com)

  • Ad of the Day: VW Polo Dad
    "The new TV ad for the Volkswagen Polo shows the evolving relationship of a protective father and his daughter, from the moment he first brings her home from the hospital to the day she finally leaves home, when he hands her the keys to a shiny new Polo -- ensuring she "stays in safe hands"."

    + THE MESSAGE + COMMENT + LESSON IDEA
    (englishblog.com)

     

  • Dutch inventors make flying car - 2 April 2012
    "A car which can fly for up to 315 miles at speeds of 110mph, has been produced in the Netherlands."

    ARTICLE + VIDEO
    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

 

 

 

  • 'Slab' - 2006 MAFMAD Winner 
    "Make a Film. Make a Difference (MAFMAD) is a short film competition supported by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) in Victoria that
    encourages young film makers to submit an idea that'll make their mates think twice before taking risks on the road."

    - with a song : see the lyrics
    (YouTube)

     

     

  • Think! - Three Strikes (pre-9pm version)
    "Brand new 2008 public information film.
    We see how a man was killed in a car crash because, with no seatbelt to stop him, his internal organs kept travelling forward.

    This is a "clean" version of the film with no blood or gore, and is shown before 9pm (the so-called "watershed" for mature content in the UK.)"
    (YouTube)

    Think! - Three Strikes (post 9 version) - FOR TEACHERS
    (dft.gov.uk)