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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...

  • "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....

  • 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....

  • Illustrated English ! | Enrichis ton VOCABULAIRE

    20 septembre 2016 ( #LEXIS : words - words - words !, #Collège, #Lycée )

    Learningchocolate : un site illustré qui te permettra d'accroître ton vocabulaire... essaie-le ! Avec ce "dictionnaire visuel" tu as la possibilité de t'exercer à prononcer, écouter, écrire des mots en anglais, tous illustrés. Ainsi tu seras capable de...

  • 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...

  • Listening to the RADIO surely improves your English !

    21 juillet 2009 ( #MEDIA )

    The BBC Radio Homepage presents a series of channels that will help you improve both pronunciation and fluency > > > BBC International RADIO There, you can get INTERNATIONAL CHANNELS : the BBC World Service (news in English), BBC news in Russian, Arabic,...

  • What happened on July 22 ?

    22 juillet 2009 ( #HISTORY - PAST & PRESENT )

    On July 22, in... - 1588 : > > > The SPANISH ARMADA (an invasion fleet sent by Philip II of Spain) is sighted off the coast of Cornwall. - 1969 : US astronaut Neil Armstrong is the first man to walk on the moon, stepping down from Apollo 11. How much...

  • British history TIMELINE

    22 juillet 2009 ( #HISTORY - PAST & PRESENT )

    Visualising can help you understand educational programmes better... >>> The BBC has created a splendid TIMELINE illustrating BRITISH HISTORY , from the Neolithic until nowadays. Photo by Marcin Wichary - licence CC BY On the BBC Timeline , you can browse...

  • BIRTH and DEATH rates & CO2 EMISSIONS on EARTH

    23 juillet 2009 ( #A little bit of EVERYTHING )

    BREATHINGEARTH.NET As soon as you click on > > > BREATHINGEARTH the simulation starts. You can visualise people's birth and death rates all over the world.. The simulation also shows the carbon dioxyde emissions of every country in the world. You have...

  • "The Matrix" turned into "The Meatrix"

    14 août 2009 ( #ANIMATIONS - CARTOONS - COMIC STRIPS )

    "THE MEATRIX" I This cartoon should remind you of a 1999 sci-film : "The Matrix", dealing with a future world that was completely under control, where everyone and everything was fake. Leo (played by Keanu Reeves) was THE one hero who would save the world......

  • Animation : "The Bio Da Versity Code" parody

    27 juillet 2009 ( #CinemA-RT )

    Do you remember the parody of "The Matrix" ? Here is another parody : unlike the futuristic background of "The Meatrix", in this animation the scene is set in present times. Chances are you will recognize the film which inspired the animation below :o)...

  • Anti-racism advert

    28 juillet 2009 ( #ADVERTISING )

    A baby's staring at us... ... while the voice of a black man starts listing the various situations when his skin does not change colour. Sometimes publicity targeting have no commercial goal... And it happens to show smart adverts like this one : it was...

  • PRONOUNCE on Firefox

    29 juillet 2009 ( #LANGUAGEs )

    (1) Sometimes... we really don't know how to pronounce an unknown English word ! > > > " PRONOUNCE" is an interesting "add-on" (= a tool you can add onto Firefox) which gets you to hear the word pronunciation : > select the unknown word > right-click...

  • What happened on July 30 ?

    30 juillet 2009 ( #HISTORY - PAST & PRESENT )

    Today, July is nearly over Let's travel back into time : the year is... 1965 : President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law In December 1945, Truman had been the first president to propose national health insurance : at the time, the...

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