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  • US Civilisation | Visualise the Presidential Elections

    09 octobre 2016 ( #HISTORY - PAST & PRESENT, #Lycée )

    These forecasts and polls have just been updated : 1) A map that shows who might become the next President of the U.S.A. 2) A visual that represents the 538 Electoral College Votes. It shows each state sized by its number of electoral votes 3) A map representing...

  • PRONUNCIATION : "th" sounds (/ð/ and /θ/)

    18 septembre 2019 ( #PRONUNCIATION - PHONETICS, #Cycle 3 - 6e, #Collège, #Lycée )

    Observe comment placer ta langue de manière à bien prononcer le son / ð / correspondant au "th" de "this", "then", "that"... elle appuie sur les dents de devant quand tu "souffles" l'air. Si tu places tes mains sur les cordes vocales, tu les sentiras...

  • Today's doodle for Wales' saint patron

    01 mars 2018 ( #The CULTURE of the ANGLOsphere )

    Google's daily shows a new doodle -you know, these scribbles of their name that sometimes get true artwork ?!! Today's doodle is related to Wales saint patron (St David) : 1st March, 2018 doodle by Google Phil Haig's article [from metro UK website] :...

  • "Twelve Years a Slave" | Complément - HISTOIRE 4e

    18 septembre 2016 ( #HISTORY - PAST & PRESENT, #CinemA-RT )

    "12 Years a Slave" trailer - English (French subtitles) "[...] Solomon Northup was a free black man living in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. in 1841, when he was coaxed by “two gentlemen of respectable appearance” to travel to Washington, D.C. for employment....

  • What is a tragedy ? | From Aristotle to Shakespeare

    05 février 2017 ( #LITERATURE, #EPI, #Cycle 4 - 4e )

    A tragedy is “a play with an unhappy ending”... ... but this is just too simple : there's more ! Tragic plays can be traced back all the way to the beginnings of drama in Ancient Greece. In "Poetics", one of the first books of literary criticism, Aristotle...

  • An American painting is talking II - Grant WOOD

    04 février 2018 ( #CinemA-RT, #English is FUN :o), #The CULTURE of the ANGLOsphere )

    The first sketch from the programme's here ! "American Gothic" was painted by Grant Wood. The artist "combined Americana with European technique. Inspired by the window that recalled the cathedrals he had seen in Europe during his training and travels,...

  • Chers élèves...

    06 septembre 2016

    Cher élève, la nouvelle année scolaire a commencé : de nouvelles connaissances et méthodes, parfois de nouveaux manuels... des règles qui te permettent de mieux travailler -règles que que tu suis parfois déjà dans l'établissement comme dans ta classe....

  • "We're running out of time... Act now, before it's too late!" | Cycle 4 - 3ème

    06 décembre 2017 ( #Cycle 4 - 3e, #CLIMATE - the ENVIRONMENT, #2ndes.......... B1- - B1 )

    You work for the WWF Advertising Department : you'll have to design the front page of a leaflet campaigning against man-made global warming effects. The WWF = the World Wildlife Fund : a global environment-friendly organization created 56 years ago. Its...

  • GLOBAL WARMING - Impacts/Solutions/Origins | Cycle 4 - B1-B1+

    04 décembre 2017 ( #2ndes.......... B1- - B1, #Cycle 4 - 3e, #CLIMATE - the ENVIRONMENT )

    IMPACTS of global warming Although 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 : The third map indicates the...

  • Illustrated VOCABULARY | learningchocolate

    03 octobre 2018 ( #LEXIS : words - words - words !, #Collège, #Lycée )

    LEARNINGCHOCOLATE : un site illustré pour enrichir ton vocabulaire. L'outil numérique découvert et utilisé cette semaine en classe est un dictionnaire illustré. Les illustrations sont là pour t'aider à les mémoriser et à les réutiliser. Clique sur l'illustration...

  • Game of the Wheel || IRREGULAR VERBS

    24 novembre 2019 ( #GRAMMAR, #English is FUN :o), #Cycle 4 - 5e )

    MacMillan's Wheel of irregular verbs [update] Mémoriser le simple present (3e pers. du sing.) et le preterite des verbes irréguliers les plus courants en jouant en groupe ou en t'entraînant individuellement... et devenir imbattable !! Clique sur l'illustration...

  • Social Media - HUMOUR

    21 décembre 2016 ( #The INTERNET - Social MEDIA, #English is FUN :o) )

    WANTED : Social Networkers' self-mockery ;o) By kalokwong1 - on 9GAG.com, a fun sharing community High School students & beyond : Decode the reasons why the author of the poster has chosen each explanation... can you answer these questions? Twitter :...

  • TENSES RECAP - Les TEMPS || Cycle 4

    30 novembre 2019 ( #Cycle 4 - 3e, #GRAMMAR )

    Voici un tableau avec les différents aspects (simple, continuous ou "be + V-ing", perfect, perfect continuous) des temps en anglais : passé, présent, futur (past, present, future). Tu as déjà vu toutes les formes inscrites... mais concentre-toi plus particulièrement...

  • CALVIN & HOBBES

    16 juin 2009 ( #ANIMATIONS - CARTOONS - COMIC STRIPS )

    CALVIN & HOBBES Calvin's a six-year-old boy who always gets awfully low grades . Yet, he's quite a wise little boy -although he rarely uses this wisdom... wisely ! In the French school system, grades rank from O to 20 while they usually rank from A to...

  • "The final Straw" - R.E.M.

    16 août 2009 ( #English is MUSIC... )

    R.E.M. "Final straw" "The last straw... that broke the camel's back" means enough is enough, and you can't bear any more weight. Can you find the French equivalent phrase ? Lyrics As I raise my head to broadcast my objection As your latest triumph draws...

  • "Dear Mr President" - PINK

    01 juin 2009 ( #English is MUSIC... )

    PINK "Dear Mr President" (featuring the Indigo Girls) Pink sings "Dear Mr President" Live In Wembley, during her 'I'm Not Dead Tour', in April 2007 LYRICS Dear Mr. President, Come take a walk with me. Let's pretend we're just two people and You're not...

  • "Like a Hobo" - Charlie WINSTON

    17 juin 2009 ( #English is MUSIC... )

    CHARLIE WINSTON sings "Like a Hobo" I had a crush on this song the first time I heard it on the radio... Now it has become a hit in France too. Though you might already have heard the tune, I thought it was worth listening to once again :-) Besides, the...

  • MY GOLDFISH CAN SPEAK...

    17 août 2009 ( #ADVERTISING )

    ... A FOREIGN LANGUAGE TOO ! [which is sometimes most useful ;o) ] Except when otherwise mentioned, any part of this blog is licensed under the / Sauf mention contraire partie ou totalité de ce blogue est sous Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share...

  • Tex AVERY's "Detouring America" (07'58")

    30 juin 2009 ( #English is FUN :o) )

    TRAVEL AROUND THE U.S.A. WITH THE FAMOUS CARTOONIST :o) This cartoon was originally released in August 1939 (Robert Cameron Bruce is the narrator). It was nominated for the Academy Award as "Best Cartoon of 1939". This travelogue across America is filled...

  • Women's metamorphosis -art VIDEOS

    17 mai 2010 ( #CinemA-RT )

    Can you identify these women ? Well... I'm sure you know at least one or two of them ;-) To start with, since the Cannes festival is on at the moment... watch the woman on the first video. She used to go to Cannes and is a worldwide known French actress...

  • Where the wild roses grow - Nick CAVE / Kylie MINOGUE

    10 juillet 2009 ( #English is MUSIC... )

    This song tells the story of Elisa Day and her lover... how romantic : -} Yet, if you listen to its lyrics more attentively, you'll also be told about murder ! The rock song was written by the Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave (vocals by the Australian...

  • "Walk the Dinosaur" from 'ICE AGE 3'

    11 juillet 2009 ( #English is FUN :o) )

    "Walk the Dinosaur" is taken from the soundtrack of "Ice Age 3" Not only does Queen Latifah play Ellie the mammoth in the film, but the American musician, rapper, actress and singer also performs this catchy song. Did you watch the original film ? Then...

  • Magpies play stars in a COMMERCIAL

    12 juillet 2009 ( #ADVERTISING )

    It looks as if these magpies had nothing to do but scoffing at a poor man : watch this commercial to discover how :o) > > > Magpies are black and white birds which not only are common in France, but also in every continent. Some of them are attracted...

  • Bye bye, Anchorman...

    18 juillet 2009 ( #MEDIA )

    July 17, 2009 : Walter Cronkite dies at his home in New York. He was 92 years old. The anchorman dominated the television news industry during one of the most changeful periods of American history. He broke the news of the Kennedy assassination, reported...

  • Walt Disney & "Desperate housewives"

    20 juillet 2009 ( #MEDIA )

    Guess you have all heard of this American TV series dealing with Wisteria Lane neighbourhood... We know about Lynette and her five "lovely" kids, Gabrielle's never-ending love & hate story with Carlos, and Bree's freezing smile... Not to mention Susan's...

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