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OCTOBER - PART 2 - NEW SITES




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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)

 

 

17/10/2013


ART

Norman Rockwell's "Family Tree"
(genealogymedia.com)

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SLAVERY / SONG

SKIP THE USE - Antislavery
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Nothing is cool
Nothing is free
Nothing is good oh no there's nothing for me!...
Escaped from their bloody slavery
I'm the devil for them..."

(azlyrics.com)

 

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COUNTRIES / SONG

Welcome 2 Countries and Nationalities Song
(YouTube)

 

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Thanks to Marielle Bianchi

 


Guy FAWKES

The Gunpowder Plot - a worksheet with a video - Niveau 4ème
created by Dulce Araujo (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

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A NEW PAGE :

MAN OF STEEL

THE FILM - TEACHING

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LOVE / VAMPIRES

Love At First Bite - Salt & Pepper Shakers
(neatoshop.com)

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16/10/2013


POEM

A Poem for Halloween : In a Dark Dark Town
- a worksheet created by Marie-Madeleine Cloup-Speer (Ac. Paris)

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THE PRESS

THE PRESS: webquest
(brassac-anglais.wikispaces.com)

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15/10/2013


PHOTOS

Only in England - PHOTOS
(sciencemuseum.org.uk)

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MALALA

Malala Yousafzai speaks to Andrew Marr about her ambitions to become a politician. - 13 October 2013
(BBC)

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FOOD

How safe is food served by pop-up street outlets? - 13 October 2013
"Street food is increasingly popular across the UK with a boom in outlets and festivals dedicated to the cuisine.
But how effectively is street food policed and is this sufficient to ensure public safety?"

(BBC)

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HALLOWEEN

Halloween - Infographic
"The Halloween Infographic was created using the data from a survey conducted online
among 150 responders adults aged 18 and older who are registered users of Egreetings.com."

(egreetings.com)

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14/10/2013


A NEW PAGE

THE FIFTH ESTATE

THE FILM - TEACHING

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ARCHITECTURE

Forgotten Spaces 2013 - PHOTOS
(architecture.com)

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JOBS

Job profiles
(nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk)

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A NEW PAGE :

AS I LAY DYING


THE FILM - TEACHING

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CINEMA / LESSON PLAN

THE SCARECROW - a lesson plan
"This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film for Chipotle and the topics of food and the factory farming industry.
Students talk about the factory farming industry, watch a short film, discuss issues related to the film and then watch and discuss a parody of the film."

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Time: 90 minutes
(film-english.com)

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CHINA SCHOOLS / TEENAGE ROMANCE

China schools seek to nip young love in the bud
"In recent weeks a number of Chinese secondary schools have introduced prescriptive new rules designed to discourage teenage romance.
But this has been met with scorn and outrage on both social and official media, as the BBC's Dong Le reports."
(BBC)

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DO YOU LIKE... ? / SONG

Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? | Food Song
"Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? is an original (and very silly) food song from Super Simple Learning
created for teaching how to express food likes and dislikes, and asking and answering "Do you like _______?" questions..."

(YouTube)

 

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FIRST AID

Band-Aids can't fix everything. Learn First Aid
"Betty loves her Band-Aids but would you want her helping you in an emergency?"

(YouTube)
What happened to all these people ???

 

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RECIPES

31 Pumpkin Recipes
(closetcooking.com)

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ANIMALS

The samurai and survivors of Fukushima
"One of these people – considered a lunatic by some and a hero by others – is Keigo Sakamoto, a farmer and former caregiver for the mentally handicapped.
Sakamoto said no to evacuation, stayed inside the zone and made animals his mission. He ventured into empty towns and villages
and collected all the dogs and cats and rabbits and chocolate marmots abandoned..."

(blogs.reuters.com)

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ENERGY / WIND FARMS

Cartoon: Inefficient Revolutions
BACKGROUND  + CARTOON + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

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ROBOTS

Introducing Wildcat
"Boston Dynamics has been working on the Cheetah robot for DARPA...
Watch it use several different gaits as it scoots along the pavement. It even trips and gets back up under its own steam!...
WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed to run fast on all types of terrain."

(YouTube)

 

Changing Your Idea of What Robots Can Do
(bostondynamics.com)

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13/10/2013


MONEY

The new $100 bill
"The Federal Reserve is going to start circulating the new $100 bill. The "New Color of Money" redesign to the US banknotes,
which began in 2003, started with the new $20 bill. The redesign introduced new security features to stay ahead of counterfeiters.
Here's what you need to know about the new $100 bill, from the Federal Reserve's website NewMoney.gov.
Continue reading"

(neatorama.com)

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SPORTS

The United Sports of America - interactive map
"If each state could have only one sport, what would it be? (Pennsylvania, you get field hockey.)"

(slate.com)

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ALPHABET / SONG

Sesame Street: Usher's ABC Song
(YouTube)

 

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NATIONAL PARKS

National Parks Called America’s Best Idea + SCRIPT
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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STAR TREK

Star Trek Influence Lives Long and Prospers
(YouTube)

 

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REFUGEES

EU wants change after Lampedusa deaths (October 11, 2013) - a lesson plan with audio
"European leaders want to change the system for refugees trying to reach Europe. They are shocked by the Lampedusa tragedy.
More than 250 people from Africa drowned after their boat sank."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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CINEMA / LESSON

Oz The Great and Powerful & Monster House: Personification - Figures of Speech - a lesson
"I love both movies. Monster House is an underrated animated movie, and Oz is the new version of the classic, Wizard of Oz. It is always recommendable watching classics."

( moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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12/10/2013


US SHUTDOWN

US shutdown: 10 unexpected consequences - 4 October 2013
"A closed sign on national parks and monuments across the US is the most visible consequence of a budget wrangle
that has caused large parts of the government to shut down. But what about the more surprising consequences?"

(BBC)

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SYNONYMS

Other ways to say...
(scontent-b-cdg.xx.fbcdn.net)

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PAST TENSE

Past Tense Verbs 1 - Pattern Practice Chant
"A simple video to practice simple past tense and the pattern, "What did you do today?"

(YouTube)

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CINEMA

The Net 2.0 "is a 2006 direct-to-video written by Rob Cowan and directed by Charles Winkler....
Hope Cassidy (played by Nikki DeLoach) is a young computer systems analyst who travels to Istanbul for a job.
Ali Abay confirmed by telephone that she had been recruited at Suzer International and her first assignment would be
to provide security to the internet security network of a Russian company...." 

(Wikipedia)

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TECHNOLOGY

Technology podcasts
(Wikipedia)

Industry & Technology - NYPL Digital Gallery
Agriculture, business, communication, engineering, invention, labor, transportation

(digitalgallery.nypl.org)

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FOOD

Reuters Video: TomTato plant produces both tomatoes and potatoes + TRANSCRIPT
"The TomTato hybrid plant, which grows both tomatoes and potatoes, is launched as a ''Veg plot in a pot'' in the UK. Elly Park reports."

+ PRONUNCIATION + VOCABULARY + COMMENT + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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"LIST FOR LIVING"

A list for living, not a bucket list
"Many people now make bucket lists. The BBC's Helen Fawkes explores the experiences people want before they die, and her own "list for living".
What would you do if you found out that your time was limited? If you were told that you could be dead within months, you certainly had no more than five years to live?"
Article + Audio
(BBC)

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THE FUTURE

Imagine a world without shops or factories
"When you are in the middle of a torrent of change, innovation eclipsing innovation, it can be hard to know what is passing and what will last.
But the BBC's Peter Day believes that, here, in 2013, we are in the middle of a revolution so great it could turn our old familiar world upside down.
"
(BBC)

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SURVEILLANCE

List of films featuring surveillance
(Wikipedia)

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WEB 2.0

How To Say: "Web 2.0"?
"There seem to be many possible ways of saying this..." 

(BBC)

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VIDEO GAMES

Red Cross: Video Games Should Show Consequences of War Crimes
"Video games should better reflect the consequences of human rights violations, the ICRC says...
The ICRC sees video games, like movies and other cultural products, as an opportunity to educate the public."

(usnews.com)

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A NEW PAGE :

Malala YOUSAFZAI


PROFILE - TIMELINE - HER BOOK - PHOTOS

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HEALTH

La santé (Health) - un memovoc
créé par Hélène de Morel (Ac. Caen)

(memovoc.com)

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IDIOMS

40 Idioms with First
"Many expressions include the word first, often referring to beginnings or initial experiences. Here is a list of idiomatic phrases featuring the word, and their meanings."

(dailywritingtips.com)

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IMPORTANT QUESTION from Larry FERLAZZO

Do You Teach An English Class Outside The U.S. & Want To Have Your Students Answer Our Questions About Your Country?
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

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NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Nobel prize for chemical weapons monitors - 11 October 2013
"The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons,
which is currently involved in the destruction of poison gas stockpiles in Syria.
The Nobel Committee praised the OPCW for its extensive work in eliminating chemical weapons.
Rajesh Mirchandani reports.
(BBC)

Syria chemical weapons monitors win Nobel Peace Prize - Article + Video - 11 October 2013
(BBC)

Nobel peace prize in 60 seconds: Dynamite and peace - 10 October 2013
"The 94th Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday.
The award, founded by Alfred Nobel, has been going strong since the beginning of the 20th Century.
BBC News looks at the background to the prize in 60 seconds, unearthing some interesting facts along the way."

(BBC)

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