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SEPTEMBER - PART 3 - 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)

 

 

21/09/2013


FLOODING

Colorado Flooding - Cartoons

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HOMELESS

Honesty pays off for homeless Boston man - Article + Video
"Donations of more than $110,000 (£67,000) have poured in from across the US for a Boston homeless man who returned a lost bag with $42,000 in it."

(BBC)

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LOVE / SONG

I Miss You Animation
(YouTube)

 

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VIDEO GAME

"Grand Theft Auto V is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games."
It "is played in from a third-person perspective and combines driving and action gameplay in an open world environment, allowing the player to interact
with the game world at their leisure. The game is set within the fictional state of San Andreas (based on Southern California) and affords the player the ability
to freely roam the world's countryside and the fictional city of Los Santos (based on Los Angeles)."

(Wikipedia)


Cartoon: GTA 5 - Sick or 'Sick'?
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + EXPLANATION + Related articles

(englishblog.com)



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19/09/2013


MODERN SLAVERY

21 MILLION PEOPLE ENSLAVED WORLDWIDE + a video
"Across the globe, an estimated 20.9 million people are currently living in modern slavery."

(walkfree.org)

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PRONUNCIATION of LETTERS / LOVE

MISSING U - a lesson plan
"This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film titled Missing U by Brooke Wagstaff.
Students practise pronunciation of letters, read text messages, watch a short film, read a poem, speak and write a short poem."
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Pronunciation of letters, watching a short film, reading a poem, speaking and writing
Topic: Pronunciation and love
Language: Text message abbreviations
Materials: Short film and poem
(film-english.com)

 

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VACATION

What did you do during the vacation? ESL/EFL
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Thanks to Marielle Bianchi

 


ANIMALS / ENVIRONMENT

The Animals Save the Planet – All 11 Cartoons [Video]
"“The Animals Save the Planet” is a series of 11 funny cartoons from “Animal Planet“, where animals provide tips on how to live an eco-friendly lifestyle. Enjoy!"

(environmentteam.com)

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VOCABULARY

"Animal Farm," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-2
(vocabulary.com)

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SHAPES / IDIOMS

30 Idioms About Common Shapes
"Figurative references to circles, squares, and triangles turn up in a variety of familiar expressions. Here’s a list of many of those idioms and their meanings."

(dailywritingtips.com)

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RACISM / MISS AMERICA

Newly-crowned Miss America suffers racist abuse (September 19, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"America's newly-crowned beauty queen Nina Davuluri has been the subject of a torrent of racist abuse.
She is the first woman of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America, but was greeted with a deluge of insults."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

In pictures: First Miss America with Indian heritage crowned
(thenational.ae)


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HALLOWEEN

Halloween Night - ( His/ her)
"1- Click on the picture to play the first game, You must "press start", read the sentence and find the blue matching spot. 
2- Play the Rags to Riches game below. Good luck!
"
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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LIFE / IDIOMS

Death Becomes Her: Idioms - a lesson
"This is a classic movie that makes people reflect upon important life dilemmas, such as aging, plastic surgeries, living forever, among others."

(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Assad: Syria needs one year to destroy chemical weapons - 19 September 2013 - Article + Video
"Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he is committed to a plan to destroy his country's chemical weapons, but warned it could take about a year."

(BBC)

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DRIVERLESS CARS

Reuters Video: Driverless cars by 2020 + TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + LESSON IDEA + Related articles
"Driverless cars take center stage at the Frankfurt car show with Nissan one of several firms planning to have models ready by 2020.
Julian Satterthwaite reports from the show."

(englishblog.com)

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CINEMA

'The Butler' History: Lee Daniels' Film Told Through A Black Lens
(huffingtonpost.com)

MORE resources for 'The Butler'
(teacherblog.over-blog.com)

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Thanks to Martine Jacques (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

 


NEWS

News School Report - a file
(BBC)

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MALALA

Meeting Malala inspires School Reporters - 15 July 2013
"'Let us empower ourselves with the weapon of knowledge...' so said a young girl in pink surrounded by men in grey suits at the United Nations in New York on Friday."

(BBC)

Malala Day: Pupils report on on historic UN education summit - PHOTOS - 12 July 2013
(BBC)

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17/09/2013


ANIMALS

Blobfish are the ugliest animals (September 17, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Most people do not know what a blobfish is. It is the world's ugliest animal. It is also the new mascot of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)


Blobfish named world's ugliest animal - Ugly animal vote
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Blobfish voted world's ugliest animal
"Deep-sea creature crowned winner of a competition to raise awareness of endangered and aesthetically challenged animals...
"Some would describe it as a bit ugly, but I think the sad face of the blobfish belies a kind and very wise little brain in there," said Paul Foot (of Never Mind the Buzzcocks)."

(theguardian.com)

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16/09/2013


CINEMA - NEW PAGES

Diana

World War Z

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SCHOOL / CARTOONS


Education Cartoons, Cartoons About Education Topics by Randy Glasbergen

(glasbergen.com)

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HERITAGE

In Pictures: Heritage Open Days - 14 September 2013
(BBC)

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CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Cartoon: Syria Accord in Geneva
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + EXPLANATION + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

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GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

Reuters Video: Biggest, smallest, fastest, longest – the newest Guinness World Records
"The world's best skateboarding goat, the globe's largest moving mechanical dragon and the smallest roadworthy car are among the latest records set
and included in the Guinness World Records 2014 book. Tara Cleary reports."

+ TRANSCRIPT + COMMENT + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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THANK YOU

How to say thank you?
"This is a very popular question as you can express your thanks in several ways. Let’s have a look at thank you phrases." 
(myenglishteacher.eu)

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SLANG

Teenage Slang Words by American, British and Australian Teens [Infographic]
(myenglishteacher.eu)

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THE BATHROOM

Some Bathroom Tools to Improve Your Vocabulary!
(t.co)

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INTRODUCTIONS / GREETINGS

All English lessons about introductions and greetings
(easypacelearning.com)

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THE KITCHEN

Vocabulary for the items found inside a kitchen using pictures and words
(easypacelearning.com)

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THE GUEST HOUSE

Learn English With Photos 4 - The Guest House
"In this lesson we spend a night at the Glenartney guest house on the Isle of Arran in Scotland and learn some vocabulary for talking about hotels and accommodation.
You can download a PDF with the transcript and vocabulary for this lesson here, and you can find all ten videos in this series
on the Learn English With Photos You Tube channel."

(englishblog.com)

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In the background : European Day of Languages, Monday 23rd September