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MUSIC's also a way...

   ... to the 'Anglosphere' :o)
2 février 2016 2 02 /02 /février /2016 20:36
Today is "Groundhog Day" !

First... what's a groundhog ?!
                Just contemplate the photo below :o)
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/Groundhog-Standing2.jpg
 Click on the picture to read a short article on Simple English Wikipedia...

You will need information to complete the mini  webquest I have just prepared for you : click on the PDF logo http://www.sinuscom.org/temp/Acrobat-Reader.pngto learn about these rodents...  and about Groundhog Day !
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(1) =  Licensed under the GFDL by April King -aka Marumari
rodents are mammals with large, sharp front teeth, such as mice, hamsters, etc

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12 days to go... brush up your vocabulary :)

[Infographic by Grammar.net]

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Last Commonwealth Games started on July 24 in Glasgow :

 

 

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You Sound Like You
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http://www.exposureguide.com/media/2013/07/dog-portraits-7.png

Picture the scene : where's the dog ? Describe the place as you are figuring it out, then explain how come the dog's there -and how the hell has this egg come on its nose ?!

What about the dog owner ? Imagine what's on the dog's mind in detail, then tell what happens next. Your whole text might well build a short story.

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http://blog.britishcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Articles5901.jpg   From the British Council's blog

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26 mars 2014 3 26 /03 /mars /2014 18:18

17 videos from the Education Portal English Courses

explaining  literary terminology

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~ PART III ~ 

Learn about allegories and how stories can be used deliver messages, lessons or even commentaries on big concepts and institutions. Explore how allegories range from straightforward to heavily-veiled and subtle.

In this lesson, explore the different ways authors repeat consonant and vowel sounds in their literary works. Learn about how writers use repeated words and phrases with well-known examples. 

In this lesson, explore the use of understatement as a way to draw attention to a specific quality or to add humor. Learn about litotes, a specific form of understatement, and discover examples from literature.

This lesson defines euphemisms, alternate language used in place of offensive language or when discussing taboo topics. Explore some examples of euphemisms in everyday language and well-known examples from literature.

In this lesson you will learn how poets and authors use symbolism in their writing to make it more meaningful and interesting. Explore how descriptive writing called imagery appeals to the senses, adding to works of literature.

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26 mars 2014 3 26 /03 /mars /2014 18:17

17 videos from the Education Portal English Courses

explaining  literary terminology

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~ PART II ~

Allusions and illusions have little in common besides the fact that they sound similar. Learn the difference between the two and how allusions are an important part of literature and writing - and how to spot them in text.

 

In this lesson, you will learn about how writers use themes in works of literature as a way to explore universal ideas like love and war. You will also explore motifs, or repeating objects and ideas, which can contribute to theme. 

Just who is telling this story? In this lesson, we'll look at point of view, or the perspective from which a work is told. We'll review first person, second person and third person points of view. 

Learn how point of view, or the angle from which a story is told, impacts the narrative voice of a work of literature. Explore, through examples, how point of view can be limited, objective, or omniscient. 

Learn about how authors use foreshadowing, both subtle and direct, as part of their storytelling process. Explore many examples of foreshadowing, from classical plays to contemporary stories. 

In this lesson, learn about catharsis, a purging of feelings that occurs when audiences have strong emotional reactions to a work of literature. Explore examples of literary works which lead to catharsis, including tragedies.

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