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The COUNTRY

 



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Interactive exercises - Exercises to print - Lesson plans -
Games to print - Stories - Songs - Idioms and Proverbs - Poems - Cartoons
- Videos

(Updated on 18/03/2013)

 


Related pages :

Flowers - Nature - Trees - Seasons - Insects - Animals - Birds
Arbor Day - The town



 

Resources :

  • City dwellers suffer most stress
    "People living in the countryside are less likely to suffer stress and anxiety than city dwellers because their brains are wired differently, a study has found."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

 

  • Town and country (British Council)
    "Take a look at the article, cartoon, poll, word games, poems, trivia and links."

 

  • Arbor Day Resource Page (April 25) :
    Lessons and Units - Worksheets - Clipart & Images - Arbor Day Songs -
    Arbor Day Posters -Pictures of Trees
    (teacherplanet.com)
  • Rainforest Teaching Theme (teach-nology.com) :
    Activities (Reading & Writing) - Web Quests - Interactive Sites For Students - Worksheets - Lesson Plans...

Flashcards and Cliparts :

 

A farm
(clivesfruitfarm.co.uk)

 


In the country

(lu.hive.no)

 

Weed killer

 

Trees, Flowers, and Plants /
Lakes, Forests, Rivers

(aussi en ESPAGNOL)
flashcards
(esl-library.com)


 





Vocabulary :

  • Words and Their Stories: Farm Expressions
    English expressions related to agriculture | WORDS AND THEIR STORIES
    "Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Sea and Countryside - Vocabulary (flale.com)

  • Landscapes - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son (languageguide)


  • The farm - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son (languageguide)



  • Farm Words with pictures (enchantedlearning)

  • (Sorry, but the original site has disappeared)

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

 

  • Touring the countryside (the Cotswolds) - The Romantic Road (kaleidovox.hu)
    - Gap-Fill Exercise: "complete with the words given ..."



  • John's Life - A Verb-Form Exercise - (city / country)
    "Read the text carefully and change the verbs to the correct form." (a4esl.org)

Exercises TO PRINT :

  • Old MacDonald had a farm (British Council)
    "The kit includes ideas to engage the children in the tale in addition to a host of activities
    to exploit the story and to extend the topic of farms and farm animals."

 

Lesson plans :

  • Agriculture.
    "Take a look at the article, story, word game, cartoon, trivia and links."

    (British Council)

 

Games TO PRINT :

  • Nature - word search (anglaisfacile.com)
  • Plants - word searh (abcteach.com)

 

Stories :

Songs :

 

 

  • Old MacDonald - a worksheet + links
    (Josiane.Behengaray - Ac. Rouen)
  • Bad Bitch by Fabolous :
    "I'm trying to kill two birds with one stone"
  • Down And Out by Genesis :
    "I don't want to beat about the bush
    but none of us are getting any younger."
  • Highway Chile by Jimi Hendrix :
    "A rolling stone gathers no moss"
  • Nightmare by Wicked Angel :
    "and You shall reap just what you sow"
    (Proverb : 'As you sow, so you shall reap')

    (musicsonglyrics.com)
  • Strange fruit by Billie Holiday :
    "Southern trees bear strange fruit,
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
    Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
    Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees..."

    - with a lesson plan (Teachervision) :
    "This lesson focuses on Billie Holiday's signature song, "Strange Fruit," a protest song Lewis Allen (Abel Meeropol) wrote in 1938 about the ongoing and intransigent problem of lynching in the American South... Working in small teams, students analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans."
  • The Other Side Of This Life written by David Byrne :
    "Lookin' in the mirror
    Peekin' 'round the corner
    Where the grass is always greener"
    (Proverb : 'The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence')

    (sing365.com)
  • The Wild Life by Bananarama :
    "You wanna live fast
    Cutting it fine
    Make hay while the sun shines"
  • Upstairs, Downtown by Toby Keith :
    "She's eighteen and it's time she got out of the wood"
    (to be out of the wood)

Proverbs and Idioms :

  • Upstairs, Downtown by Toby Keith :
    "She's eighteen and it's time she got out of the wood"
    (to be out of the wood)
  • Down And Out by Genesis :
    "I don't want to beat about the bush
    but none of us are getting any younger."
  • Highway Chile by Jimi Hendrix :
    "A rolling stone gathers no moss"
  • Nightmare by Wicked Angel :
    "and You shall reap just what you sow"
    (Proverb : 'As you sow, so you shall reap')

    (musicsonglyrics.com)
  • Bad Bitch by Fabolous :
    "I'm trying to kill two birds with one stone"
  • The Wild Life by Bananarama :
    "You wanna live fast
    Cutting it fine
    Make hay while the sun shines"
  • The Other Side Of This Life written by David Byrne :
    "Lookin' in the mirror
    Peekin' 'round the corner
    Where the grass is always greener"
    (Proverb : 'The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence')

    (sing365.com)

 

Poems :

  • Just a Farmer - a poem
    Use of 'MUST'
    "Just a Farmer", you said
    And I laughed 'cause I knew
    All the things that farmers
    Must be able to do..."

    Faire écrire un poème sur le même modèle en changeant de métier.
    (farmingtonwa.com)

 

  • A Few Poems (geocities.com/holidaysfun) :
    - Daffodils (William Wordsworth)
    - Where the Bees Suck (William Shakespeare)

 

Cartoons :

 

Videos :