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However, because they are very numerous, some of them may not have been updated when you use them.
Please let me know if any of them is dead or corrupted.
In any case, it is your responsibility to check the contents of the sites before your pupils visit them.

Michelle Henry (michelle.henry7@gmail.com)

 

 

11/06/2013


CLOTHES

Train drivers in skirts after shorts ban (June 11, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Male train drivers in Sweden have come up with a novel way of staying cool in the summer heat after their company banned the wearing of shorts."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Sweden male train drivers wear skirts after shorts row - Article + Video
(BBC)

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PICTURES / ACTIONS

Pictures of people doing things, Verb words
(englishwilleasy.com)

Picture Dictionary for Kids
(englishwilleasy.com)

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INFOGRAPHICS

5 Tools For Creating Your Own Infographics
(readwrite.com)

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Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

 


CINEMA / LESSON

The King's Speech: Speaking in Public - a lesson
(warmupsfollowups.blogspot.fr)

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BIG BROTHER

NSA surveillance as told through classic children's books
"As news of the NSA's secret surveillance programs spread this weekend, Twitter did what it does best: mockery.
User Darth asked followers to contribute titles for #NSAKidsBooks, which were then turned into beautifully hilarious works of art.
Darth has kindly allowed us to share them."

(guardian.co.uk)

Edward Snowden Interview Transcript FULL TEXT: Read the Guardian's Entire Interview With the Man Who Leaked PRISM
(policymic.com)

Words in the News: Surveillance
"Barack Obama was facing a mounting domestic and international backlash against USsurveillance operations on Monday
as his administration struggled to contain one of the most explosive national security leaks in US history." Full story >>
+ VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

Cartoon: Nothing To Fear
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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10/06/2013


A NEW PAGE :

WORLD TRADE CENTER

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DATING

Rowan Atkinson Live - Elementary dating
"In this sketch we hear an hilarious 'lecture' hosted by Angus Deayton, with Rowan Atkinson getting all the laughs as the man on a date."

(YouTube)

 

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TEACHING

31 Signs You’ve Been A Teacher Too Long
18. This is your daily battle.
(buzzfeed.com)

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MIGHT

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AUDIO-LINGUA / AUSTRALIA

** Emma : I am Australian **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma introduces herself. She lives in France and is married to a French husband. She also talks about Australia, her home country.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3436

** Emma : being a foreigner in France **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma talks about the way she feels about being Australian and living in France. She would like to go back there to live.
She talks about her French husband and the way he might feel then.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3441


** Emma : I like to travel **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma talks about all the countries she's been to and the ones she'd like to visit.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3440



** Emma : general information about Australia **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma gives a lot of general information about her home country : the capital city, the states and territories, the aborigines, etc.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3439


** Emma : does Australia still need to be connected to Britain ?  **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma talks about the way the Australian mixed population feel about the country's link to Great Britain.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3438


** Emma : the Australian flag **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma describes the Australian flag and explains what it means to be part of the Commonwealth.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3437


** Emma : flying doctors and home schooling in the Australian Outback **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Australia is such a big country that special services have been set up to help people have access to health and education.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3444


** Emma : a few unique dishes in Australia **
Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Emma (Sydney, Australia) - 6 juin 2013
Emma lists some of the specialities that Australians like to cook, especially barbecues.
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3442

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ACTIVITIES

Story time / Match up / Play with Art
- with The Art Institute of Chicago

Story time : Ganesha Gets His Head - St George and the Dragon - The Golden Bird
Match up : Match Texture - Match Shape - Match Sound
Play with Art : Cornell boxes - Mask Maker - Portraits
(artic.edu)

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Thanks to Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

 


CINEMA / LESSONS

Brave: Simple Present - a lesson
(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

 

Flight: Anti-Heroes - a lesson
"I just loved this movie and its controversial story."

(warmupsfollowups.blogspot.fr)
Read the definitions and characteristics of a hero and anti-hero.
(wisegeek.org)

 

 

 


WIND FARMS

Cartoon: Saying 'No' To Wind Farms
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + QUIZ + VOCABULARY + LINKS + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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FOOD

The Origins of Food - Visual dictionary - an infographic
(ikonet.com)

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LONDON

London from above - Photos
(telegraph.co.uk)

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PREPOSITIONS

In the bathroom
"First match the pictures and the words then play the game (Rags and riches: Answer questions in a quest for fame and fortune.)"
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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FOOD

US gets a taste for lion burgers
(guardian.co.uk)

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BIG BROTHER

US confirms Verizon phone records collection - 6 June 2013
"The US National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting the telephone records of tens of millions of Americans, US officials have confirmed."

(BBC)

US spy chief Clapper defends Prism and phone surveillance - 7 June 2013
+ US media review: NSA revelations
(BBC)

New reports allege vast US net spying - 7 June 2013
(bigpondnews.com)

Google Government Spying Apps: Spying On You As You Type - 8 June 2013
(fromthetrenchesworldreport.com)

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations - 9 June 2013
"The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives,
his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows."

+ Link to video: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things'
(guardian.co.uk)

Profile: Edward Snowden - 10 June 2013
(BBC)

US admits spying on foreigners by accessing Google servers - 10 June 2013
(thetimes.co.uk)

Cartoon: Spying Then And Now
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + MORE SPYING CARTOONS + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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STEREOTYPES

Cliché ! English version
"List of stereotypes of France and frenchmen seen from abroad."

(YouTube)

 

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Thanks to Nina Hoàng

 

09/06/2013


A NEW PAGE :

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER


THE FILMS - THE FAIRY TALES - TEACHING

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CINEMA

The ESL Commando - Trailers with activities
(eslcommando.com)

Teaching Trailers 2013 - Download all Transcripts
+ TEACHERS’ NOTES
+ MORE RESOURCES :
For a more extensive film language glossary, visit http://www.filmeducation.org/staffroom/film_in_the_classroom/film_language/
For examples of shot types, see the SHOT TYPE REFERENCE SHEET in SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS here:
http://www.filmeducation.org/thinkingfilm/english/supplementary-materials.html
For teaching film language in more detail, please see: http://www.filmeducation.org/thinkingfilm/film/

(filmeducation.org)

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08/06/2013


A NEW PAGE :

BIG BROTHER



Vocabulary - Surveillance - The scandal - Cartoons - Reality game show - Activities - Cinema

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07/06/2013


GARBAGE / JOBS

U.K. garbage could be worth billions (June 7, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A British government agency has claimed that the nation's garbage is an untapped gold mine worth over $4.5 billion, and could create over 50,000 jobs."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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POLICE / OBESITY

Cartoon: Modern Britain
"This cartoon by Andy Davey from The Sun relates to a story in the same paper about Britain's "chubbiest police officer",
who is rather cruelly nicknamed "Plodzilla" (plod is a British slang term for a policeman)..."

+ VOCABULARY + Links + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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DRIVE-IN

The drive-in at 80: What next for an American icon?
"The American drive-in was born eight decades ago. But with only 350 left in the US, Tom Brook takes a look at what the future holds for this symbol of a bygone age."

+ Photos
(BBC)

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06/06/2013


A NEW PAGE :

'THE QUEEN'

The film - Teaching

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05/06/2013


PUBS / MOTORWAYS

Cartoon: Pubs opening at motorway service stations
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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THE QUEEN'S CORONATION ANNIVERSARY

Reuters Video: UK celebrates Queen's 60th anniversary + TRANSCRIPT + Related articles
"Britain's Queen Elizabeth II marks six decades of her reign at special service at Westminster Abbey. Sarah Sheffer reports."

(englishblog.com)

In pictures: Queen's 60th Coronation anniversary service
(BBC)

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UK

The United Kingdom - a worksheet sent by Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens)
Pour SEGPA

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PLANET EARTH

Planet Earth
"Katie and Jaia are on a school trip with the other children in their class. They're visiting the Planet Earth Museum.
Visit the museum with them, and learn lots about our planet...
 Learn about different issues facing our environment, including our oceans.
Then try this quiz or play this game with your learners to find out about ways to help the environment at home."

(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

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WEDDINGS

Infographic: “Weddings Around The World”
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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MONEY / THEME PARK

Saudi prince spends $19m on Disney party (June 5, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A Saudi Arabian prince spent close to $20 million on a party at Euro Disney near Paris."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Saudi prince spends $19-million on three-day Disneyland party to celebrate graduation
(news.nationalpost.com)

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04/06/2013

THE QUEEN'S CORONATION ANNIVERSARY

Queen marks Coronation anniversary at Westminster Abbey - 4 June 2013
Article + Photos + Video + Related articles
"The Queen has joined 2,000 guests for a service at Westminster Abbey to mark 60 years since her Coronation."

(BBC)


Cartoon: Coronation Crown Cobwebs
BACKGROUND  + THE CARTOON + NOTE + GRAMMAR + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)


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SHAKESPEARE

Hip-Hop Birthday Anthem by The Q Brothers for Talk Like Shakespeare Day
(soundcloud.com)

How to talk like Shakespeare - a poster
(talklikeshakespeare.org)
Thanks to Marion Astrou (Ac. Montpellier)

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SHORT STORIES / FAIRY TALES

Short Stories & Fairy Tales
(A Selection of Audio Files from www.librivox.org and Texts from www.gutenberg.org)

by Jean LeMauff (Ac. Guyane)
(lemauff.fr)

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CINEMA

10 best British films of all time, chosen by David Gritten
From Brighton Rock to Trainspotting

(telegraph.co.uk)

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MONEY

Cartoon: Taxes and Gravity
BACKGROUND  + THE CARTOON + MORE TAX AVOIDANCE CARTOONS + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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COMIC

Reuters Video: Superman’s first flight up for auction + TRANSCRIPT + Related articles
"A rare first edition Superman comic, found inside the insulation of a house's walls, hits the auction block in New York. Tara Cleary reports."

(englishblog.com)

 

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INTERNET

Penetration testing: IT professionals demonstrate how hackers can access webcams
"Many users of the internet think that by not replying to 'phishing scams' - false invitations encouraging you to hand over personal information - they are safe online. 
But hackers use increasingly sophisticated techniques to trick more savvy web users, and gain control of their computers..."

(YouTube)

 


Cartoon: Chinese Pirates
BACKGROUND  + THE CARTOON + EXPLANATION + LINKS + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

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LISTENING

7 Listening Skills for Understanding Spoken English
"Have you been struggling to understand native English speakers?
Recognize differences between written English and spoken English, and start improving your listening skills."

(YouTube)

 

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ART

Banksy's Slave Labour mural auctioned in London - Article + Video + Related articles
(BBC)


June 2013: The month ahead in global culture
Architecture / Art house cinema / Exhibition / Fashion / Music festivals
(BBC)

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02/06/2013


MONEY

Digital currency site removed from Web (June 1, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"An Internet site that let users change real money for digital currency has been shut down by the USA's Department of Justice."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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LESSON

Gulliver's Travels: Verbs and Adjectives of Urgency, Subjunctive
(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)



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