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JUNE 2019 - PART 2 - NEW SITES

 

JUNE 2019

= Immigrant Heritage Month

+ End-of-the-year activities

01 - Parents' Day
05 - World Environment Day
08 - Trooping the Colour
08 - World Ocean Day
09 - Pentecost (Whitsun)
12 - World Against Child Labor Day
14 - Flag Day
14 - World Blood Donor Day
16 - Father's Day
17 - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18 - 22 - Royal Ascot
20 - World Refugee Day
21 - SUMMER / SUMMER HOLIDAYS
21 - World Music Day
24 - World Fairy Day
26 - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
26 - International Day in Support of Torture Victims



11/06/2019


SEQUENCE DE FIN D'ANNEE

Une séquence de fin d'année niveau A2/B1 sur William Shakespeare
avec documents authentiques, applications et Escape Game de Mme Araujo :
http://www.englishnexon.com/pages/teachers-zone-3eme/shakespeare.html
Cyril Dussuchaud (ac. Limoges)

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LESSON PLANS

China's Huawei will build Russia's 5G network (June 08, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The Chinese technology company Huawei will set up Russia's 5G communications network."

Try the same news story at these easier levels:   5G Network - Level 4  or  5G Network - Level 5
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

Cartoon character ban could come to candy bars (June 06, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Candy and chocolate manufacturers in the UK may have to stop using cartoon characters on their products."

Try the same news story at these easier levels:  Cartoon Characters - Level 0Cartoon Characters - Level 1   or  Cartoon Characters - Level 2
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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Guy FAWKES

List of Guy Fawkes-related emojis:
(https://emojipedia.org/guy-fawkes/)

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US and MEXICO

US and Mexico reach an immigration agreement to avoid tariffs - 8 June 2019
"Trump has agreed to end his tariff threat to Mexico. In return, Mexico will crack down on migration."

(vox.com)

Trump calls off tariffs after US-Mexico deal but Mnuchin says threat remains - 8 June 2019
+ Mexico agrees to host more migrants seeking asylum in US
+ President attacks press reports on late-Friday agreement

(theguardian.com)

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GB: 9 prétendants pour remplacer Theresa May?
(20minutes.fr)


Voici les portraits des prétendants pour prendre la tête du parti conservateur après Theresa May:
de gauche à droite :
Boris Johson, Andrea Leadsom, Michael Gove, Esther McVey, Jeremy Hunt,
Rory Stewart, Sajid Javid, Matt Hancock et Dominic Raab. — AFP

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NASA

Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists - with a picture and a video - 7 June 2019
"Nasa is to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020, priced at $35,000 (£27,500) per night."

(BBC)


"Private astronauts will be permitted up to 30 days' travel to the ISS"

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04/06/2019


WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Women's World Cup - Proposition d'activités par Delphine Darrieumerlou (Ac. Bordeaux)
- Women's World Cup - Task 1 (pdf)
- Women's World Cup - Task 2 (pdf)
- Women's World Cup - Task 3 (pdf)

- Blank brackets - Women's World Cup (pdf)

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LESSON PLAN

Scientists puzzled by flashes on the moon (June 04, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Scientists across the world are puzzled as to why there are flashes appearing on the surface of the moon."

Try the same news story at these easier levels: Moon Flashes - Level 4  or  Moon Flashes - Level 5
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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TRUMP MEETS THE QUEEN

Donald Trump's state visit to the UK in pictures - 4 June 2019
Photos are copyright.
(BBC)

TRUMP MEETS THE QUEEN ON UK STATE VISIT - with pictures and a video - 3 June 2019
"Trump arrived at Buckingham Palace Monday for the start of his three-day state visit to the U.K.
The president was greeted by the queen on the West Terrace of Buckingham Palace, her official London residence,
after he landed in his official helicopter on the palace grounds."

[HuffPost]

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D-DAY

D-Day through a painter's eyes: remembering Albert Richards, the youngest War Artist
(telegraph.co.uk)


The Drop, 1944, by Albert Richards

D-Day: Veterans and world leaders mark 75th anniversary - with pictures and videos - 6 June 2019
"The only words we can say to veterans are "thank you", Theresa May told a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion...
In Edinburgh, 15 D-Day veterans were presented with the Knight of the Légion d'Honneur Cross at the French Consulate"
+ Video: Hundreds of veterans gathered in Normandy for the anniversary
+ Video: D-Day: Paratroopers land in France to mark 75th anniversary
+ Video: Mrs May and Mr Macron say 'thank you' to D-Day veterans
+ Video: "I don't think I should tell you what I saw because it was so horrible"
+ Video: Donald Trump praised troops at a service in the US war cemetery at Omaha Beach
+ Video: Veteran Harry Billinge, 93, on his memories of friends who died during the Normandy invasion in 1944

+ Follow updates as veterans honoured at commemorations
+ What were the D-Day landings?
+ 10 things you might not know about D-Day

(BBC)

D-Day: Trump praises Allied forces in speech on 75th anniversary - VIDEO - 6 June 2019
"Hundreds of veterans are gathered in Normandy for the 75th anniversary of the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history.
Donald Trump addressed the audience with a commemorative speech praising the efforts of Allied troops.
The US president was at a service at the US war cemetery at Omaha Beach."

(BBC)

 


In pictures: D-Day landings commemorated - 5 June 2019
"President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have departed for Ireland after the third and final day of their UK state visit.
Mr Trump joined the Queen, PM Theresa May and 15 other world leaders in Portsmouth to commemorate the 75th anniversary
of the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history - the D Day landings."
Day two of state visit in pictures
Day one of state visit in pictures
Here are pictures of some of the events on Wednesday.

(BBC)

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ABUSE OF CALVES AT COCA-COLA AFFILIATED DAIRY FARM

Secret footage exposes abuse of calves at Coca-Cola affiliated dairy farm - 6 June 2019
"US attraction Fair Oaks Farms Dairy Adventure accused of animal rights violations"

(theguardian.com)


Fair Oaks Farms, Illinois, is home to 15,000 cows, and welcomes 600,000 tourists a year.

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VISA APPLICANTS

VISA APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT SOCIAL MEDIA HISTORY - with 2 videos - 3 June 2019
"Under a new State Department policy, almost all visa applicants to the United States will be required to submit the social media usernames,
email addresses and phone numbers they’ve used in the past five years."

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US Now Requiring Visa Applicants to Provide Social Media Details - Text + Audio + Picture - 3 June 2019
"The United States is now requiring nearly all visa seekers to provide personal details about their social media activities.
The new requirement is expected to affect about 15 million foreigners seeking U.S. visas each year."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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Theresa MAY

Theresa May resignation: Tories to choose new prime minister by July – as it happened - 28 May 2019
+ Prime minister Theresa May’s resignation speech in full – video
(theguardian.com)

Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM by end of July - 24 May 2019
"Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister."
+ Video: Mrs May became emotional as she concluded her announcement

+ May resigns as PM, as it happened
+ Brexitcast: 'Trexit' and what happens next
+ In pictures: Theresa May's career
+ Tory leadership contenders - who's standing?

+ The Theresa May story
+ Did Theresa May solve her 'burning injustices'?

+ Sturgeon: May 'deserves thanks for her service'
+ EU 'failed' over UK's Brexit vote, says Juncker
+ Reaction from Northern Ireland and Irish Republic

(BBC)

Theresa May's political career in pictures - 24 May 2019
(BBC)

Toppled: Steve Bell's best Theresa May cartoons - 24 May 2019
"As the PM steps down, we pick some of Steve Bell’s most striking snapshots of her short and ultimately doomed premiership"

(theguardian.com)

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CLIMATE CRISIS

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis - 24 May 2019
"Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action."

(theguardian.com)

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PLASTIC

Microbes Consuming Plastic May Save Our Oceans - 22 May 2019
(neatorama.com)

Straws: UK government to bring in new controls on plastic - with pictures and a video - 22 May 2019
"In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the UK government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items next year."

(BBC)

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FACIAL RECOGNITION

The pros and cons of facial recognition - with a video - 21 May 2019
"The use of facial recognition technology has already generated a heated debate
on whether it is a necessary tool to combat crime or an unlawful breach of privacy."

(telegraph.co.uk)

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