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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 ?!
The title of the infographic below is quite provocative...
Not only does it outline parents' concern with their children's activities online, but it also gathers various data on the latter.
It displays find information on Cyberbullying and a list of the U.S. states with cyber bullying laws, what the youngsters think of Fbook parental controls... and more !
Pop Art originated in Britain in the mid 1950s
before it emerged in the USA in the 60s.
A challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular culture such as advertising, news, etc... it often combines material sometimes removed from its known context with other unrelated material. The concept of Pop Art refers to the attitudes that led to it, as much as to Pop Art itself.
Below is a slideshow style video by Christine Neale -presenting Pop Art and one of its most famous artists : Andy Warhol
Match the British English words with their American English equivalent :
displaying other pairs !
Prepositions : 14 common mistakes...
click on the infographic below to get useful tips on how to choose the suitable preposition :
grammar.net website displays a wide range of nice infographics to help you improve your language use : definitely worth a visit... have a try :-)
The right to carry firearms in each U.S. state
Illinois and Wisconsin are "no-issue" states : concealed carry is generally forbidden.
In 10 "may-issue" states, applicants must often present a reason for carrying a firearm to an issuing authority, who then decides (based on his/her discretion) if the applicant receives a permit. These are : Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Maryland, Massachussetts, New Jersey and New York.
Percentage Owning a Firearm
In the same poll, gun owners stated they own firearms for the following reasons :
|Protection Against Crime||67%|
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.