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AUGUST 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOCABULARY :

Grape harvest / Grape picking
(= "vendange")

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VOCABULARY :

An ambush
(= "une embuscade")

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Chocolate coins
(cagle.com)

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Summer Superheroes (2008)
(cagle.com)



Michael PHELPS
(Wikipedia)

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Chinese middle school student
"roller skated 2,300km from his home town of Guangzhou
to Beijing to spectate at the Olympics.
The first thing that Yang did on arrival was to sit down and write a letter
to his teacher about his journey and the Olympic spirit."

(telegraph.co.uk)

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The Mascots
"BeiBei the fish represents prosperity, JingJing the panda is naïve and optimistic YingYing the Tibetan antelope is fast and agile (and not at all
keen on monks), NiNi the swallow is strong in gymnastics, while HuanHuan
is a child of fire, symbolising the Olympic flame and the passion of sport expressed in the Olympic motto "Faster, Higher, Stronger"..."

(telegraph.co.uk)

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Nottingham and Robin Hood
"Watch the video and play the game."
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

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Beauty and the Beast
(YouTube)
+ PowerPoint Presentation
+ Beauty and the Beast : Introduction - a worksheet
sent by Paola SANCHEZ (Mexico) :
"I have my students listen to the audio two times
without looking at the images.
Next, I show them a PPT presentation with the main images
from the story and have them retell it using their own words.
Then I give them the script and have them look for the words
which match some definitions.
"


Beauty and the Beast
1) Plot summary 2) Commentary 3) Variants
4) Adaptations 5) Beauty and the Beast in popular culture...

(Wikipedia)

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TNI (Tableaux Numériques Interactifs)
"Le dispositif se compose de trois éléments indispensables :
un tableau numérique, un vidéoprojecteur et un ordinateur.
Ces trois éléments vont permettre à l’enseignant de piloter son ordinateur depuis le tableau et d’utiliser les multiples fonctions du logiciel
accompagnant le TNI : conservation de tous les écrits, annotations, bibliothèque d’images, de sons, de vidéos etc..."

(Ac. Versailles)

Memento d'utilisation Interwrite 7.00.0030
- Tutoriel

(Ac. Versailles)

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Russian buys world's priciest home

- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

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Weddings around the world
Internet-based activities

(Attention! Certains liens ne fonctionnent pas.
Se servir de ce travail comme source d'inspiration.
)
(wsl.edu.pl)

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What is the meaning of life ?

(pioneer.net)

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Learning & Education Sayings

ex : "He who dares to teach must never cease to learn."
- Richard Henry Dann

(new-oceans.co.uk)

Wit and wisdom of teachers and teaching
(notjustanotherwebsite.com)

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Love in Jokes
Matching exercise
"And are mine the only lips you have kissed?"...
(wsl.edu.pl)

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Love and Literature
"Match the names of lovers on the left with the texts on the right."

Romeo and Juliet - "Romeo and Juliet" by W. Shakespeare
Scarlett and Rhett - "Gone with the wind" by M Mitchell
Catherine and Heathcliff - "Wuthering Heights" by E. Bronte
Elizabeth and Darcy - "Pride and Prejudice" by J.Austen
Theseus and Hippolyta - "Midsummer Night's Dream" by W. Shakespeare

(wsl.edu.pl)

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Some snow... words
"Match the words and their definitions."
- interactive exercise

ex : "a princess in a fairy tale" = ?
(wsl.edu.pl)

More Christmas exercises
(wsl.edu.pl)

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Mystery Vocabulary Worksheet
- a list of words with definitions
:
alibi / clue / deduction / evidence / red herring /
sleuth / suspects / witness

(mysterynet.com)

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The things I used to do
"Watch the video and listen to Peter Carter and Johnny Nicholas.
Then, play the game."

Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

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Guns for Texas school's teachers
"Teachers in one part of the US state of Texas are to be allowed to carry concealed firearms when the new school term opens this month."
(BBC)

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Funky Phrasals

"is a series of 10 conversational programmes in which a selection of
phrasal verbs are explored and practised in context.
We've created a bank of free downloadable worksheets to give you
more scope for using the programmes in class...
This unit kicks off the series with phrasal verbs
in the context of 'childhood. "
See webpage.
(BBC)

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Cycling - interactive quiz
Based on Pete Jones's story.
- 6 questions
(BBC)

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Talk business
"This course gives you useful language and phrases to improve your
spoken communication skills in English in different business situations.
Each section features audio, target language and a quiz - all of which
are downloadable. You'll also have the opportunity to practise and test
your understanding of the language."

Telephone - Meetings - Presentations - Negotiations
(BBC)

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Cycling

"How would you feel about spending months on the road
travelling solo from the UK to China by bike?
British cyclist Pete Jones is doing exactly that!"
Listen to the story.

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Reductions in American English
"Watch the video and learn some common reductions."

Matching - Flashcards - Concentration - Word search
Activities created by: Renée Maufroid

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5 resolutions to improve your English
"Watch the video and play the game."
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

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Food for fuel
The unusual diet behind Olympian Phelps' success

(BBC)

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Scientists can make things invisible

- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

Scientists closer to making things invisible
(ktla.trb.com)

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Sporting English
Give your idioms a sporting chance.
(go4english.com)

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Vocabulary Roots and Bones - Flashcards
(proprofs.com)

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'Animal Farm' - Worksheets

(teachit.co.uk)

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VOCABULARY
with PICTURES and EXERCISES
to print or interactive

(liis.lv)

- Family and Family Life
- Houses and Flats
- Shops and Shopping
- Clothing

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VOCABULARY :

HOUSES and FLATS
with PICTURES
and EXERCISES
to print or interactive

(liis.lv)

Detached house Kitchen
Types of Dwelling Kitchen Utensils & Appliances
Hall Flat (Apartment)
Living Room (Lounge) Children's Room (Nursery)
Bedroom Baby's Care and Layette
Dining Room Bathroom & Toilet
  Household Appliances & Utensils

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VOCABULARY :

Baby in stroller
(fotosearch.com)



British to American :
Pram (peramulator) = baby carriage, baby buggy, stroller, walker
(uta.fi)
+ pushchair (Encarta)

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VOCABULARY :

A lock - to lock
(etc.usf.edu)

 

A padlock
(fotosearch.com)

A hasp
(checkbook.org)

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Rebus Roundup Stories
- interactive
"Have fun filling in the pictures for these simple stories."

- The Noise :
"What is making the noise that is keeping Max awake?"
- A Cold Wind Blows
"Cat waits for a chance to go inside where it’s warm."
- The Little Seagull
"A determined little bird tries and tries to get a treat."
- Desert Doves
"Listen to this story read aloud in English and in Spanish."

(highlightskids.com)

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Would Mommy's little Kitty like a scratching post ?

(cartoonstock.com)

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Interchange Arcade
- fun activities
- interactive

"Download MP3 audio files
containing the Conversations
and Self-study exercises from the Student's Books."

(cambridge.org)

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What do you see ?
Things that bring about changes in our lives
- interactive activity

(cambridge.org)

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Gold Medal Olympics Activities
"Ten gold-medal lessons about the Summer Olympics.
Included: Activities that involve students in creating
time lines and graphs, writing biographies of famous Olympians,
and much more.
"
+ Olympic lessons caught on the net
(Education World)

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Library of Congress: Poetry
(loc.gov)
- "transcripts from live chat sessions, a primary source set that includes images, newspaper articles, written drafts, oral history interviews, original play manuscripts to help teach a "found poetry" activity, lesson plans, bibliography, and a long list of online resources especially for teachers,
plus another list especially for students..."
(Education World)

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Charters of Freedom
(archives.gov)
"This interactive site developed by the National Archives features the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States,
and the Bill of Rights, as well as information on how
they were created and their impact."
(Education World)

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Daily routine : Audio + Script
"She gets up at about 7 o'clock and then drinks a cup of coffee..."
(teachingenglish.org.uk)

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Webquests UK
"A collection of quests for French speakers who want
to exercise their English."

(excusemyenglish.fr)

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VOCABULARY :

A security blanket
"is any familiar object whose presence provides comfort or security
to its owner, such as the literal blankets often favoured by small children.
It is a comfort object and is also known as a "security object."

(Wikipedia)

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VOCABULARY :

A night light
(osram.com)

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SIGNS :

Scoop

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SpongeBob in NY torture sideshow
"Children's cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants
is being used as part of an art installation to protest
against water-boarding as a form of torture."

Aim = "to provoke people into thinking about the interrogation
technique, which simulates the feeling of drowning
and is denounced by human rights groups as a form of torture."

(BBC)

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LEXIPEDIA
(lexipedia.com)

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Salute (2008 film)
"a documentary film written, directed and produced by Matt Norman.
It provides an insight into the 1968 Mexico Olympics, specifically one
incident in particular which saw two US athletes, Tommie Smith and
John Carlos, give the black power salute from the victory dias
after the 200 metres final.
What is less known about the incident is that the third man
on the dias was a white Australian, Peter Norman."

(Wikipedia)

1968 Olympics Black Power salute
"a noted black civil rights protest and one of the most overtly political statements in the 110 year history of the modern Olympic Games..."

(Wikipedia)

The film teaser
(salutethemovie.com)

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Salute - Study Guide
"With the Olympics now underway this salute to a quiet and forgotten
man explores the political turbulence of the period and the meaning
and importance of standing up for human rights."

(metromagazine.com.au)

 

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