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1 avril 2013 1 01 /04 /avril /2013 10:59

Little Red Riding Hood

Parodies are an interesting way of working on traditional and classic literary works : school textbooks now have taken over the English teachers' suggestions and work on animated parodies. The internet displays loads of documents that parody various tales and "Little Red Riding Hood" is one of the most commonly studied in France  -yet, many others are also worked on.

Here is the video of the 1931 version of Betty Boop Red Riding Hood :


"Fractured version" is part of a late 60s Rocky & Bullwinkle show :


Below is Tex Avery's version of the tale : "Red Hot Riding Hood" :


Here's the excerpt suggested by a French EFL textbook   -"An Old Tale in a new Skin" :


The passage above is taken from a 1983 film, "Twice upon a time" :

Here,  you'll find further information on the film and its making.
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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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6 décembre 2011 2 06 /12 /décembre /2011 09:20

  Click on the illustration below to view

the painting you've started analysing :null

Here is the visual you completed with

locating expressions    click  below !

locating-picsnthings_diag.png ... don't forget to finish the description you've started : complete it in detail :)


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11 octobre 2011 2 11 /10 /octobre /2011 09:13

The world map below displays nations using English as an official language

or as the predominant language

 Picture licensed by Wmitchell, in the Public Domain


Watch the map closely : what can you notice ? Which part of the world are these countries located in ? How can you explain this ?


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24 janvier 2011 1 24 /01 /janvier /2011 22:30

IMPACTS of global warming

predicted for 100 years :

http://live-the-solution.com/wp-content/uploads/small-impacts-mindmap.jpgAlthough the environment endures a great deal of threats and damages, there may be  some solutions. The mind map below  shows  things  people  could  do  to  slow  global  warming   and  to  protect  our  planet :

http://api.ning.com/files/JliM5*KZOwhIPRqJ*JZe5UVFiEFwv9zlzTYcao5Zms2W0ynPG7E4wRb7MhtVpO92KkZ5yZsOxbu3eUi8t*YOsNfEbnuX8MiT/whatyoucando.jpgThe third map indicates the "big polluters" :


[Click on each mind map to get the full-size illustration (you can enlarge the picture on the web page : CTRL++]

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22 janvier 2011 6 22 /01 /janvier /2011 21:38

2nde - WRITING task

http://environment.phillipmartin.info/science_global_warming.gifClick on this overheated planet  to see the illustration you will study.

http://www.sinuscom.org/temp/Acrobat-Reader.pngClick on the PDF logo to get the Worksheet and your writing  task.

>> [don't forget your password !] <<  (1) 


This article from 'Simple English Wikipedia' may be of some help :o)


(1) : Recap --> cliquer sur le logo PDF  >  "password protected file - enter... etc"  :  insérer le mot de passe reçu par mail  >  "unlock file" > "click here to start  download" > "ouvrir" le document PDF.

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20 janvier 2011 4 20 /01 /janvier /2011 18:59


Here is "South Africa plans huge solar farm"

   NPR's  breaking  news  (delivered  on   October  28,   2010) :              a radio file you will use to train your oral comprehension.

This file is taken from the radio's website : NPR delivers both national and international breaking news  &  "top stories from business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture."

Click on the radio logo to listen to the file :  http://media.npr.org/chrome/news/nprlogo_138x46.gif

The news tells us about a huge farm that will be built in South Africa's Northern Cape region. The project might eventually meet up to 10% of South Africa's energy needs. The project is to be managed by the U.S. engineering firm 'Fluor' ; it was based on a viability study by the 'Clinton Climate Initiative'.
Northern Cape - map released in the Public Domain by Htnol

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21 septembre 2010 2 21 /09 /septembre /2010 19:56

Here is a presentation I've just found, about Norman Rockwell's life :



Thanks to Amélie Sivert, the colleague who made this presentation :o)

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8 juin 2010 2 08 /06 /juin /2010 20:44

  It's Etienne's turn now...



Click  >>>    


        on the blurred   picture... 


and you'll find out !   



blurred (picture) = indistinct (picture)

(1)  by Photo by Pete Abshton, licensed under CC BY-NC


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8 juin 2010 2 08 /06 /juin /2010 14:22

A few students are telling you

about their favourite hobby...


First, Jeanne :                           


               <<<  click


            on the picture...

             and discover what she is


      keen on !



(1) : Watercolour by Edith Hultzsch - licensed under CC BY-ND-NC

watercolour (painting) = a painting made adding water to paint

be keen on = be fond of

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