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NOVEMBER - PART 1 - NEW SITES




Les liens de ce site sont vérifiés le plus régulièrement possible.
Toutefois, de par leur très grand nombre, il se peut que certains d’entre eux n’aient pas été mis à jour au moment où vous les consultez. 
Merci de me signaler tout lien corrompu.
De manière générale, il est de votre responsabilité de vérifier le contenu des pages qui seront vues par vos élèves.

The links on this site are checked as regularly as possible.
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 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)

 

 

10/11/2013


NEW PAGES

IMMIGRATION / IMMIGRANTS / REFUGEES

 

Activities Immigration in Great-Britain Museums
Cartoons Immigration in the USA Pictures
Cinema Interactive games Refugees
Conversation questions Laws in Great-Britain Songs
Ellis Island Laws in the USA Stories
Games to print Lesson plans Videos
Immigration around the world Listening Vocabulary

 

 

07/11/2013


NEW YORK

40 Amazing Pictures of New York City
(thumbpress.com)

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FEAR / FLYING

FEAR OF FLYING - a lesson
"This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film by Conor Finnegan and the theme of fears.
Students write sentences, dictate sentences, speak, and watch a short film."

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Dictation, speaking, writing and watching a short film
Topic: Fears
Language: Adjective + prepositions
Materials: Short film
(film-english.com)

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CITY / NEW YORK

Découverte et présentation d’une ville par Christophe Maurel
Présentation d’une séquence réalisée en 3° qui va permettre de travailler et d’évaluer les 5 compétences...
Scénario: Séquence langues - CLG 3ème Voyage & découverte d’une ville (dans cet exemple, New York)
"Ce projet dépasse le cadre de la séquence. Il s’articule autour de la découverte d’une ville et l’organisation d’un voyage fictif
à New York (réservation de l’hôtel, visites culturelles, quartiers de NY, moyens de transport...).
Tâche finale : Vous travaillez pour une agence de voyage. Vous devrez produire un programme pour 6 jours à destination de touristes."
(pedagogie.ac-toulouse.fr)

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FOOD

The Truth Behind Calorie Labels
(YouTube)
See 'Calorie Detective' : Article + Video
(nytimes.com)

 

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TATTOO

Kelly Osbourne Removing Keyboard Tattoo From Arm: Picture of Painful Treatment
+ PHOTOS: Celebs' weird body art
(usmagazine.com)

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ROBOTIC ARM

Robotic 'power boost' arm wins James Dyson Award - 7 November 2013
"A battery-powered robotic arm that boosts human strength has won the 2013 James Dyson award.
The Titan Arm, designed by four mechanical engineering students from the University of Pennsylvania,
could help people with back injuries rebuild and regain control of muscles..."

(BBC)

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TOYS

Reuters Video: Britain's hottest toys for the holidays unveiled + TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + Related articles
"The Toy Retailers Association unveiled a list of the top ten hottest toys for Christmas 2013 at the annual Dream Toys event in London. Jeanne Yurman reports."

(englishblog.com)

 

Build-your-own toy robot construction kits unveiled - 7 November 2013
"A US company has unveiled build-your-own toy robots that can drive, wiggle and react to the world around them."

+ Robot cars use phones as brains + 'Terminator' cube robots unveiled
(BBC)

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06/11/2013


MARS

Cartoon: Is There Life on Mars?
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + COMMENTARY + GRAMMAR  + ALSO SEE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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BANKSY

Reuters Video: Graffiti artist Banksy brings his New York residency to an end
"Banksy thanks New Yorkers after his month-long stay in the city. Roselle Chen reports."
+ TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

Banksy bids farewell to New York with balloons - 1 November 2013
+ Banksy, the elusive street artist - a slideshow
(edition.cnn.com)

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TERRORISTS

How do terrorists communicate? - 2 November 2013
"Over the last two decades the number of available choices for terrorists, organised criminals and of course,
ordinary, law-abiding citizens to communicate has proliferated alongside the growth in digital technology."

(BBC)

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DEBRIS

Island of debris the size of TEXAS from 2011 Japanese tsunami is headed straight for the U.S. - 5 November 2013
(dailymail.co.uk)

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SURVEILLANCE

Cartoon: NSA's Huge Data Collection
BACKGROUND + CARTOON + VOCABULARY + NOTE + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

 

Cartoon: NSA Spying Scandal
"This cartoon by Rick McKee from The Augusta Chronicle relates to the NSA spying scandal, which has been widely covered on this blog."
COMMENT + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

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OCEAN LIVING

Ocean living: A step closer to reality? - 1 November 2013
"Life on the sea has been one of mankind’s enduring visions, but the technology hasn’t been up to the task... until now.
Are we on the cusp of housing communities permanently on the ocean?"

(BBC)

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WALKING / MUGGING

How the way we walk can increase risk of being mugged - 5 November 2013
"The way people move can influence the likelihood of an attack by a stranger.
The good news, though, is that altering it can reduce the chances of being targeted."

(BBC)

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Guy FAWKES

In pictures: Lewes bonfire procession - 5 November 2013
(BBC)

Reuters Video: London bonfire night protests + TRANSCRIPT + Related articles
"Anti-austerity campaigners and Anonymous supporters mark British traditional bonfire night with protests near parliament. Paul Chapman reports."

(englishblog.com)

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NEW PAGES

CHORES / DAILY ROUTINES

Cartoons Listening
Exercises to print Pictures
Games to print Poems
Information Songs
Interactive exercises Videos / Animations
Lesson plans Vocabulary

 

05/11/2013


Guy FAWKES

Bonfire Night Crossword
"It's Guy Fawkes Day today and Bonfire Night tonight in the UK, so here's a crossword to mark the occasion.
Click here to download a PDF version with solution, and here for an interactive online version for mobile devices.
For Guy Fawkes Day resources from previous years, click here."

+ Related articles
(englishblog.com)

Guy Fawkes assembly resource - PowerPoint Presentation
"Explain the story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot to your students using this richly illustrated, easy-to-follow PowerPoint presentation - perfect for assemblies."

(parliament.uk)

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04/11/2013


Guy FAWKES

Guy Fawkes Day - 5 November
History of Guy Fawkes / Bonfire Night / Websites dedicated to Guy Fawkes Day

(cle.ens-lyon.fr)

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SHOPPING

wireWAX - The world's first taggable video tool.
"Start adding tags to moving people and objects now."

(wirewax.com)



Sunday shopping "refers to the ability of retailers to operate stores on Sunday,
a day that Christian tradition typically recognises as the Sabbath, a "day of rest".
Rules governing shopping hours, such as Sunday shopping, vary around the world but some countries continue to ban Sunday shopping...."

1 Arguments in favour of Sunday shopping
2 Arguments against Sunday shopping
3 Sunday shopping by continent

(Wikipedia)

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SONG / USED TO

Things Ain't Like They Used To Be - The Black Keys
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"I went around the way for you
Did all those things you asked me to
I thought it was the perfect day
Till she just opened up to say

It doesn't mean a thing to me
It doesn't mean a thing to me
And it's about time you see
Things ain't like they used to be..."

(azlyrics.com)

 

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I DON'T MIND / I DON'T CARE

I don't mind - I don't care: A 90 second English lesson
(YouTube)

 

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ACTIVITIES in the MORNING / SIMPLE PRESENT / ADVERBS

In The Morning. Adverbs of Frequency. Easy English Conversation Practice.
(YouTube)

 

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THANKSGIVING

Thanksgiving vocabulary quiz
"Play the first game, then click on "start now" and take the audio quiz."

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)


Who wants to be a Millionaire ? - interactive game
Created by Dulce Araujo (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

Niveau 4ème - 3ème

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NEW PAGES :

SHOPPING

Cartoons Interactive exercises Songs
Cinema Interactive games Stories
Conversation questions Lesson plans Sunday shopping
Exercises to print Listening Videos
Games to print Online shopping Virtual shops
Idioms and Sayings Pictures Vocabulary
Information Role-play Webquests

 

02/11/2013


TECHNOLOGY

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Lou REED

Remembering Rock and Roll Legend Lou Reed - Audio + Transcript
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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A NEW PAGE :

GRAVITY

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01/11/2013


MIRRORS

Reuters Video: Sun mirrors brighten dark town + TRANSCRIPT + IDIOM + Related articles
"Three giant mountain mirrors bring much needed sunlight to residents of a shaded Norwegian town situated at the bottom of a narrow valley. Tara Cleary reports."

(englishblog.com)

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SURVEILLANCE

John Kerry: Some NSA spying went too far - 1 November 2013
(BBC)

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DIWALI

Diwali in Singapore's Little India - 1 November 2013
"Sharanjit Leyl reports from the Little India district in Singapore on growing excitement about Diwali, the five-day Hindu "festival of lights.''

(BBC)

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HALLOWEEN

White House turns spooky for Halloween - 1 November 2013
"Giant black spiders, webs and pumpkins transformed the White House for Halloween, as US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle,
dressed in orange and black, handed out gifts to children."

(BBC)

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AIR VEHICLE

Why everyone may have a personal air vehicle - 31 October 2013 - Article + Video
"The idea of having a part car, part plane, part drone parked outside your home may not be as far-fetched as it seems. There really aren’t any technological hurdles to this."

(BBC)

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