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MUSIC's also a way...

   ... to the 'Anglosphere' :o)
31 octobre 2012 3 31 /10 /octobre /2012 20:23



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17 octobre 2012 3 17 /10 /octobre /2012 09:26


that will show you the Internet  -and the way we use it-  has changed. Not only have its technical features evolved, but our habits have, too !


Consider these data and information closely, then report...

- what the Internet features were, 10 years ago ;

- what has varied, and how it has changed, today.

PRACTISE                                                                                             the use of PRETERITE (PAST simple) / PRESENT PERFECT

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1 octobre 2012 1 01 /10 /octobre /2012 07:33

"American Land"

Here is the song you worked on this morning,during your first training Comprehension Assignment,. Indeed, it's more lively than the written text... and I hope you'll like it. It may not be your favourite music style, but...  it is definitely energetic ! :o)



The video above shows Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band singing the song during 2009 Hyde Park concert in London.

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30 septembre 2012 7 30 /09 /septembre /2012 10:18

"Colour is one of the most powerful methods of design. However, it is not entirely universal. Colours that entice in North America are different from those that entice in India [...]"


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24 septembre 2012 1 24 /09 /septembre /2012 12:38


Click on the pictures to visualis

the body and the face vocabulary  >>

These visuals will help you revise and recap the main parts of... 

The body :


[ Point the mouse on the circles to read the words, and to listen to their pronunciation ]



The face  &  the eye :   



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21 septembre 2012 5 21 /09 /septembre /2012 20:27

The infographic below

displays the passive voice 'mechanism' :

By clicking on the illustration, you'll see the full-size illustration, so that you can read it.

http://visually.visually.netdna-cdn.com/PassiveandNonaggressiveVoice_4f6b2564ba749_w587.jpgThe passive voice is commonly used in the English language, much more often than in French. Try and remember the drawings -these do help !- and memorise the structure.

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25 juillet 2012 3 25 /07 /juillet /2012 19:32

Banksy has issued 2 new paintings on his website,

so as to show he'll keeep on street spray-painting  --no matter how clean London streets might be made...




"London 2012: the graffiti clampdown is like Versailles versus the sans-culottes"

"Tourists don't come to London for shining perfection. They come for old and new in chaotic ungainly juxtaposition. And they come, partly, for Banksy. The prince of street art is our most famous contemporary artist, however much the moneyed art world would like to believe otherwise. Banksy postcards and canvas Banksy reproductions sell alongside royal memorabilia in London – west country man as he may be. So how is the Olympics benefiting London by enforcing a clean-up of its most globally recognised art movement ? [...]"



Full article  ^^^   click above

Street art is seen by the Olympics as a problem to be solved. It's not, it's part of London's identity, and a reason why people visit [...] The Guardian logo  to read the article by Jonathan Jones (July 20, 2012)



"Will London Really Erase Banksy's  New Olympics Art ?"

"In cleaning up London's graffiti for the Olympics city authorities threaten to squelch the work of one of its biggest celebrities, the street artist Banksy, but on Monday the secretive graffiti artist showed he wouldn't be deterred from creating Olympics-related art while the whole world is watching. The new pieces that appeared on  Banksy's website put police, who've threatened to remove any graffity they find, in the position of having to power-wash valuable artwork. [...]"


Full article  ^^^   click above

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24 juillet 2012 2 24 /07 /juillet /2012 14:09

The Cultural Show

the video highlights the artist's multiple sides :


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1 juin 2012 5 01 /06 /juin /2012 23:11

Using the English definite article is often quite tricky. for French learners

This colourful infographic helps choose which article to use, step by step :

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1 juin 2012 5 01 /06 /juin /2012 17:40

TimeOut provides us with an infographic

full with facts and figures about the next Olympics in London :


More information & news are yet to come :

- article in progress -





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