Texting in the class
Support pour faire écrire des SMS aux élèves
"Un document à imprimer et à distribuer aux élèves, avec des images de téléphones pour leur faire écrire de petites conversations en SMS dedans.
C’est l’occasion d’aborder les abréviations classiques, et ça peut servir d’étape préparatoire pour l’expression orale en interactivité." par Stéphane Busuttil
The Suicide Shop (French: Le Magasin des Suicides)
"is a 2012 French animated film directed by Patrice Leconte and is based on Jean Teule's novel of the same name.
As with the source material, it centres on an undepressed child born into a proprietorial family that runs a shop...
that sells suicide adjuncts in a dilapidated, near future apocalyptic city ravaged by the vicissitudes of severe climate change."
Lighter-than-air craft rise again - 24 September 2012
"A behind the scenes look at the project to build a radical new airship that could soon criscross our skies...
The Aeroscraft, as it is known, is the brainchild of Igor Pasternak and has been made possible by advances in materials and computer control systems...
The airship in the hangar is being built to test various key components of a design that could one day contain a hotel, casino or spa...
One of its biggest markets could be transporting freight from hard-to-reach locations or, for example, carrying wind turbine blades." Article + Video
Inside Camp Bastion - 24 September 2012 "Camp Bastion, a sprawling, well-fortified British-run base in the desert in southern Afghanistan, is the size of the UK town of Reading
and home to almost 30,000 people. Bastion - with its own water bottling plant, hospital, police force and even Pizza Hut
- is widely regarded as a safe haven for troops. However, ..." "Explore the graphical representation of the base..."
John Butler Trio - Zebra
+ LYRICS :
"I could be loud man, I could be silent
I could be young man or I could be old
I could be a gentleman, I could be violent...
I could be innocent or I could be guilty...
I could be rich like a wandering Gypsy
I could be poor like a fat wallet lost.
I could be first or I could come last..."
Words and Their Stories: Hold Your Horses! "Some expressions straight from the horse’s mouth...
Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."
Meat the Truth
"Meat the Truth is a high-profile documentary, presented by MP Marianne Thieme (leader of the Dutch party for the Animals),
which forms an addendum to earlier films on climate change..." MORE below the video on YouTube.
(YouTube) Official site
US Elections 2012 - une séquence préparée par Mathilde Serhan (Ac. Marseille)
"Le but est de faire découvrir les candidats et les "issues" aux élèves, puis de les faire analyser quelques publicités de campagne (vidéos).
Ils doivent ensuite créer un (ou des) poster(s) pour présenter ces informations à leurs camarades."
Tower Heist Filming
"Hundreds of extras and (what looked to be authentic) props lined Central Park West between 60th and 63rd
for a scene that seemed to take place at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade..."
GMO - Global alert
"French researchers secretly studied, for two years, 200 rats fed with transgenic maize. Tumors, serious disorders... full-fledged slaughter.
And a bomb for the GMO industry."
Why British police don’t have guns - 19 September 2012
"The deaths of two female police constables have brought into focus the unarmed status of most British police.
Why does Britain hold firm against issuing guns to officers on the beat?" + View from a bobby + International models + Police use of firearms 2010-11
+ View from Louisiana
U.K. royal anger at topless Kate pics(September 16, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
"The United Kingdom's royal family has started legal proceedings against 'Closer,' the French magazine that published photos of Kate Middleton,
the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing topless."