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Libre à qui le souhaite de tisser ici ses propres fils avec ceux d'un blog à la trame dessinée par l'anglais et son univers. Orientés par exemple par l'histoire, l'humour, la musique ou le cinéma ses vidéos, textes, sons, illustrations -etc- viennent y prolonger les thèmes explorés en cours, et j'y publie des ressources conçues pour enrichir la pratique de la langue. S'il peut devenir outil de progression, je souhaite aussi qu'il vous procure plaisir et parfois même amusement... why not ?!
Touring for 24h in New York
Here are some pictures so that you may keep on visiting the Big Apple and travelling online :o)
I picked up the video below on a travel website which displays many others on several cities all around the world :
This video shows loads of New York famous monuments and places of interest. It also allows you to discover many New Yorkers' activities and aspects of their daily life.
... (or "powerpoints" as you often call them) are not so easy to make. As for technique, you can use your computer, all right. As for texts and images, you can write your text, insert illustrations and vary the way you present them... all right.
But how can you make your slideshows effective ?
A little help to understand Don McMillan's fast speech :
same video, with its French subtitles.
Cycle terminal - B1/B2
"The Unemployee of the Year"
is part of a campaign for unhatefoundation.org -created by Benetton
focuses on the "unemployees" ' right to dignity by highlighting that they're worth being put to good use.
View the video, then complete the script in the WORKSHEET below :
before doing the vocabulary exercises.
The infographic below displays texting characteristics and explains how language evolutions may be related to texting.
IRREGULAR VERBS WHEEL
Macmillan website has designed a wheel aimed at having you revise and practise the basic English irregular verbs : it works like a game wheel ! Click on the illustration below to get the wheel page :
Then, click on each verb to view its preterite, its past participle, and its gerund (V-ing) : give it a try (come on... you do need practising, don't you ?! ;o)
Imdb Top 250...
and 50 more have been stuffed in this short video by Jonathan Kheog : can you recognize them ?! I can't
Time flies... this year we barely evoked the American celebration and haven't really studied the celebration... but let me show you a few videos I've picked out online for you to have fun :o)
To start, here's an animation telling the Pilgrims' story :
A parody of a famous song :