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MUSIC's also a way...

   ... to the 'Anglosphere' :o)
16 janvier 2012 1 16 /01 /janvier /2012 13:48

Plagiarism, copying & that kind of stuff...

 Cheating in the digital age

 

24 décembre 2011 6 24 /12 /décembre /2011 08:04
Merry  Xmas,  everyone  !
http://imgcash2.imageshack.us/img12/613/merryxmassquirrelgloubi.gif
 
llustration from gloubiweb.free.fr
22 juillet 2011 5 22 /07 /juillet /2011 20:01

  When you sit, you don't move -or much less...

...and when you're motionless, your body's obviously less fit :

http://images.medicalbillingandcoding.org.s3.amazonaws.com/sitting-is-killing-you.jpg

... and now, check what you can recollect

& try this QUIZ :

Sitting or moving ?
1) Nowadays we spend most of our days...
standing on our feet
sitting less than sleeping
sitting on our feet
sitting more than sleeping

After all, it's only a matter of logic 

31 mars 2011 4 31 /03 /mars /2011 19:13

Tomorrow's April Fool's Day

The First of April, some do say

Is set apart for All Fools Day

But why the people call it so

Not I, nor they themselves do know

Here is a mini lesson on April Fool's Day and some vocabulary :

April Fool jokes generally involve persuading people to do something stupid like looking for hen's teeth or for a left-handed screwdriver  -or other things that don't exist. However, you can only play April Fools only before noon –if the jokes don't stop by midday the hoaxer is told :

'April Fool's Day is past and gone,
Your 're the fool and I am none.
'

.

1 janvier 2011 6 01 /01 /janvier /2011 00:06

... the beginning of  2011 !

http://www.pictonale.net/2009/01/02/gwz009e/mid-happy-new-year.gif

Happiness, wealth, health, strength, love, self-fulfilment... quite a long though unfinished list : may this new year help you  get them all :o)

2 septembre 2010 4 02 /09 /septembre /2010 13:19

Hey... I do hope you're not looking like him right now !!

http://www.rcavs.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/1971-7-150x150.jpg (1)

May you  FILL  this  SCHOOL  YEAR

with

INTERESTING,  ENRICHING  &  NEW

PATHS and HORIZONS...

to DISCOVER &  LEARN !

 

... Wish you a nice school year :o)

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(1) : Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith

14 juin 2010 1 14 /06 /juin /2010 18:54

World Cup fans: how to blow your own trumpet

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3504/3893281940_ecf879f89f.jpg                                                                               (1)

"Stadium horns  -or vuvuzelas-  require a pucker, lots of puff and some practice, advise experts" : read the article from the Guardian.

Just click on :

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/The_Guardian.png

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

a pucker  (faire la) grimace, la moue, plisserr les lèvres

require = (here) need

puff (souffle)

22 mai 2010 6 22 /05 /mai /2010 22:14

Yesterday, Jordan Romero, a 13-year old Californian from

Big Bear became the youngest climber to scale Mt. Everest,

the world's highest mountain.

"Jordan Romero, 13, 'becomes youngest to scale Everest'"

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/eb/BBC.svg/200px-BBC.svg.pngread the article ^^^ on BBC news

 

 

6 avril 2010 2 06 /04 /avril /2010 19:13

dedicated to MATHS students

Mathematics sometimes look gorgeous...

even to me :o)

That's why I exceptionnaly put this video clip on the blog though it is commented in French : if you find an English version of 'Dimensions', don't hesitate to contact me so that I can replace this one !
20 mars 2010 6 20 /03 /mars /2010 22:46
CONGRATULATIONS ! 


Some of you have just passed the driving license test... Now that the strain of the exam is far behind you, watch this funny animation by and relax :



By the way... I do hope you'll be driving better than this ;o)
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strain = stress
by the way (à propos / au fait)