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MUSIC's also a way...

   ... to the 'Anglosphere' :o)
15 mars 2016 2 15 /03 /mars /2016 20:04

This song evokes Atlas, one of the Titans from the Greek mythology.

Coldplay wrote it for the "Hunger Games : Catch Fire" film soundtrack.

The lyrics video makes many allusions to space phenomena, such as star trails and mythological constellations.

BAC >> I hope you liked the song... and even if you didn't, keep in mind that the lyrics may be related to  "Myths & Heroes" English concept.

11 mars 2014 2 11 /03 /mars /2014 20:01

     LEPRECHAUNS

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Trq-lHxSPbg/UbFAgf5XO2I/AAAAAAAAAPM/1rIq1zwVr1Y/s1600/Leprechaun2.jpg

    

The name "leprechaun" may have various origins : from the Irish Gaelic word "leipreachan", it means "a kind of aqueous sprite". It also could be from "leath bhrogan", which means "shoemaker. It's the Irish term for a supernatural race in Irish mythology and Scottish mythology -comparable to fairies or elves.

Some folk traditions hold that leprechauns are descendants of the Tuatha de Danann. According to the Book of Invasions, when the Milesians came to Ireland they conquered the Tuatha de Danann and forced them to live underground (this connects them to the aes-sidh.

 

FAIRIES & other Irish MYTHS

and LEGENDS :

Click the picture of the fairy :

http://www.toptenz.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Faeries.jpg

Elementary - A1/A2

Click this dancing leprechaun

http://www.crazywebsite.com/Website-Clipart-Pictures-Videos/Saint-Patricks-Day/Animated-Leprechaun-2mini.gifto practise the prepositions of place

Published by MMirza - dans MYTHS & HEROES
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5 février 2014 3 05 /02 /février /2014 20:06

Fantasy novels

have become one of the favourite teens' literary genre.

This infographic deconstructs their architecture ; it also shows many of its elements are related to one of the 4 notions you're studying for the BAC exam -myths & heroes... and you may well learn some useful vocabulary.

A Breadown of Your Favorite Fantasy Novels - An Infographic from BestInfographics.co

Embedded from bestinfographics

Tolkien'sHobbit symbolises the archetypal hero and his quest will get him through various ordeals...

2 septembre 2013 1 02 /09 /septembre /2013 07:00

The presentation below will surely help you figure out what

Myths & Heroes

represent. It may also be used to relate the notion to the documents you're studying :

The presentation was created by an online colleague, M. COURVOISIER -thanks indeed to her :o)