Angel! Look out! - animated story + activity to print
"Angel lives on the Great Barrier Reef. When he goes off to explore he finds lots of dangerous animals out there.
Look out Angel!" (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)
at the Sea "Click on the picture to see the animation, click
on the ball and read the story,
look carefully and then play the game."
(Listen to the music!) Activity created by: Renée Maufroid (Ac. Lille)
Oktapodi (2007) - Oscar 2009 Animated Short Film "The film is about a pair of love struck octopuses who through a series of comical events are separated and find each other...
Two octopuses fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village." (Wikipedia)
Great Barrier Reef Choking on Pollutants- Text + Audio + Video - 1 October 2015
"The Great Barrier Reef is off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia. It is the largest living organism on Earth.
However, the reef is being damaged by climate change and pollutants from farms that flow into the reef." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Warning System Keeps Swimmers Out of Polluted Water - VIDEO - 2 August 2015
"Researchers are using computer models to predict the quality of ocean water. It now takes 18 to 24 hours for a laboratory to test the water. Public health experts say that amount of time can and should be reduced." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Plankton More Important than Scientists Thought - Text + Audio + Video- 7 June 2015
"Plankton are a group of different ocean creatures, algae, bacteria and other organisms.
A four-year-long study shows that the small organisms are not just food for whales and other sea creatures.
It found that plankton are a major provider of oxygen for our planet." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Ad of the Day — Sea Legend
"This beautiful ad is part of a campaign warning about the threat of overfishing, specifically in relation to tuna...
Visit the superb Sea Legend website to find out more. I've textivated the voiceover below, and you can find the original text here..." (englishblog.com)
Seaside Entertainment - a video+ activities+ transcript
"Where can you go on a rollercoaster, watch a puppet show or ride a donkey?
Does playing virtual sports help you to play the game well in real life?
Find out the answers to these questions by watching this video." (learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org)
Reuters Video: Beach smoking ban clears air
"Cannes prohibits smoking on a beach, a ban it hopes to extend to several other beaches in the city. Elly Park reports."
+ TRANSCRIPT + DISCUSSION QUESTIONS (englishblog.com)
Social networking in its oldest form:ARTICLE + VIDEO "Over the last two decades, Harold Hackett has sent out over 4,800 messages in a bottle from Prince Edward Island...
Every message asks for the finder to send a response back to Hackett, and since 1996 he has received over 3,100 responses from all over the world.
In this First Person account, Hackett talks about the items people have sent him and the unexpected side effects from his hobby." (BBC)
Plastic Bottle Island(YouTube)
"This man has given up his job, family and possessions to build an island that floats on plastic bottles he’s found and used as buoys!
Talk about recycling to good use!" (Neatorama)
FedEx (Seul au Monde)(You Tube) Catherine Tertre (Ac. Rennes) suggère les activités
- Regarder la video sans le son et imaginer le dialogue
- Imaginer ce qu'il y a dans le paquet
- Imaginer ce qu'il aurait pu faire s'il avait su ce que contenait