At the Democratic Convention, the Words Being Used - interactive
"A look at how often speakers at the Democratic National Convention have used certain words and phrases so far,
based on an analysis of transcripts from the Federal News Service."
At the Republican Convention, the Words Being Used - interactive
"A look at how often speakers at the Republican National Convention have used certain words and phrases so far,
based on an analysis of transcripts from the Federal News Service."
Cartoon: Bucket Lists
"The joke is that the woman plans to buy Facebook stock, which can also be seen as very risky, given its fall in value since the company's IPO in May."
+ COMMENT + BACKGROUND + LINKS
2016: Obama's America - Trailer 1
2016 Obama's America takes audiences on a gripping visual journey
into the heart of the world's most powerful office to reveal the struggle of whether
one man's past will redefine America over the next four years.
The film examines the question, "If Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?" MORE below the video on YouTube.
2016: Obama's America
"is a 2012 documentary by conservative author and commentator Dinesh D'Souza...
The film is based on D'Souza's 2010 book titled The Roots of Obama's Rage.
Through interviews and reenactments, the film compares the similarities of the lives of D'Souza and President Barack Obama
as D'Souza presents his theory of how early influences on Obama are affecting the decisions he makes as president..."
I've been everywhere - Johnny Cash (YouTube) + LYRICS : "I've been everywhere, man.
Crossed the desert's bare, man.
I've breathed the mountain air, man.
Of travel I've had my share, man..."
Our new grammar section on LearnEnglish Kids
"includes grammar videos, grammar games, printable worksheets,
grammar reference cards, quizzes and downloadable tests.
The grammar section is aimed at children aged between 9 and 12 years and covers a total of 30 grammar points."
CHANNEL ONE NEWS - TEACHING TOOLS
"We are Channel One News, the leading television news network for teens nationwide.
Our mission is to inform, educate and inspire by making news relevant and engaging for young people
and sparking discussion around the important issues impacting youth today...
Sign up now for your FREE Channel One newsletter...
You'll get the daily script for the show, discussion questions, the daily quiz with an essay question and vocabulary words..." SeeChannel One News Discussion Guide for September 5, 2012 (DOC) + POP QUIZ : "Celebs and the Channel One News team test your knowledge of just about everything."
English is a strange language - a poem "Let's face it.
English is a strange language.
There is no egg in the eggplant,
No ham in the hamburger,
And neither pine nor apple in the pineapple..."
Words and Their Stories: Computer Terms
"Have You Googled Someone Lately?...
Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."
Learning First Aid: What to Do Until Medical Help Arrives
"Advice for dealing with emergencies like choking, heart attack, accidental poisoning and severe bleeding... Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."
Mother's Day Celebration Celebration guide to Mother's Day, including recipes, crafts, gift ideas and games for this special day. "Mothers Day is a special day for honoring Mothers through out the world. The Mother's Day holds great significance for all of us.
As usual, the Mothers Day 2013 will be celebrated on May 12, 2013 in the U. S.
whereas the U. K. will celebrate the Mothering Sunday (Mother's Day) , 2013 on date March 10."
A working class hero is something to be: 23 proletariat classics - with VIDEOS
"What better way to celebrate the holiday of the working person than to watch a movie about "the basic labor relations between the proletariat
and the bourgeoisie"? There are 23 of them in this list: dramas, biopics, documentaries, and comedies that address labor in an entertaining way
-and an educational way for young folks who don't learn these things in history class..."
Supercut: TV's First Days of School
"In honor of a new school year we've rounded up some of the most memorable first days of school in TV history,
from "Welcome Back Kotter" and "Square Pegs" to "Beverly Hills, 90210," "The Inbetweeners," and "Community."
"EXPLORES HOW THE ACTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES OF INDIVIDUAL LIVES IMPACT ONE ANOTHER THROUGHOUT THE PAST,
THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE. ACTION, MYSTERY AND ROMANCE WEAVE DRAMATICALLY THROUGH THE STORY AS ONE SOUL
IS SHAPED FROM A KILLER INTO A HERO AND A SINGLE ACT OF KINDNESS RIPPLES ACROSS CENTURIES TO INSPIRE A REVOLUTION
IN THE DISTANT FUTURE."
+ VIDEOS + GALLERY (cloudatlas.warnerbros.com)
Zonajobs Commercial "Une publicité qui nous vient d'Argentine, qui met en scène une mamie de 90 ans qui se fait tuer encore et encore dans des situations toujours plus insolites.
Je vous laisse savourer la chute qui fait la promotion du site Zonajobs pour la recherche d'emploi."
Gypsy & the Cat - 'Sorry'
(vimeo.com) + LYRICS "I know you well, say you're sorry
Don't you have to be sorry for that
I know you well, say you're sorry
I'm already a ghost of the past..."
Be Water My Friend! Bruce Lee Remix "A musical tribute to the legendary martial artist Bruce Lee."
The lyrics are below the video on YouTube. "You have to train
You have to keep your reflexes
So that when you want it, it's there
When you want to move, you're moving..."
STUDY IN EUROPE... IN ENGLISH
Study in Europe... in English "There has been a boom in English-taught degrees on mainland Europe. We look at the countries offering the most courses – and their tuition fees." (telegraph.co.uk)
Seven innovations in air travel- 30 August 2012
"Between 5 and 7 September hundreds of representatives from airlines and airports around the world will visit Vancouver for the 2012 Future Travel Experience,
an annual conference that showcases the latest technologies for making air travel easier."
My Virtual Classroom
"Le site se refait une beauté petit à petit ; vous y trouverez dès à présent et tout au long de l’année les séquences (avec 'worksheets') présentées à mes élèves."
Reuters Video: Tesco's virtual grocery store
"Britain's biggest retailer, Tesco, has just trialled its first virtual shop at London’s Gatwick airport where instead of shelves of products,
shoppers scan a barcode to purchase their groceries."
'Anarchists' accused of murder; broader plot against government - 28 August 2012
"Four U.S. Army soldiers based in Georgia are accused of killing two people.
Beyond that, a Georgia prosecutor and federal authorities are offering differing responses to a possible plot by the group
to overthrow the government and assassinate President Barack Obama."
Prosecutor: Ga. murder case uncovers terror plot
"The militia group of active and former U.S. military members spent at least $87,000 buying guns and bomb components...
Prosecutors said the group called itself F.E.A.R., short for Forever Enduring Always Ready...
All are charged by state authorities with malice murder, felony murder, criminal gang activity, aggravated assault and using a firearm while committing a felony."
Ex-Navy Seal writes book about Osama Bin Laden raid - 23 August 2012
"A former member of the US Navy Seal team that killed Osama Bin Laden is to release a first-hand account of the May 2011 operation."
+ a video : "Last week, retired Navy Seals accused President Obama of leaks on the Bin Laden raid."
Arctic sea ice shrinks to record low- a lesson plan with audio (August 29, 2012) "Scientists have announced that the layer of ice covering the Arctic Ocean has shrunk to an all-time low record."