Le CORPS / The BODY - Page 1

Activities to print Idioms, Phrases and Proverbs Posters
Ads Interactive activities Songs
Cartoons Interactive games Stories
Cinema Lesson plans Superstitions
Conversation questions Listening Videos
Facts Pictures Vocabulary
Games to print Poems  

(Updated on 21/08/2016)


Related pages :

Anorexia Impressions : to look, taste, smell, sound, feel... as if / like
Beauty Jewels
Bulimia Organ donation
Chores / Daily routine Red Nose Day
Cosmetic surgery Tattoos and Piercings
Descriptions Verbs
Gestures Ways of looking
Health Ways of walking


Cliparts, Flashcards and Photos :


Healthline Body Maps - interactive


Muscle pain - Visual dictionary
Temporary muscle pains and aches
Relieving and preventing muscle pain




25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names (

ex : Paresthesia
= "The pins and needles feeling you get when part of your body falls asleep. Bonus! This is known as obdormition."





Foot Reflexology Chart






Einstein's tongue





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"A competitor shows off her nails
during the Tokyo Nail Expo
in 2009 in Japan."




Sorting faces
FOUNDATION / Resources and Activities
(Primary Resources)




Tooth grinding or Bruxism
- to gnash the teeth
- with an animation


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The senses
(Education World)


No link.


Les Sens
- Flashcards


- Flashcards
Embarrassed, scared, shy,
surprised, happy, mad, sad,
stubborn, excited, ashamed,
worried, angry





Body, Health & Medicine
Medical Treatment - Medicine -
People in Medicine -
Sickness and Injuries - The Body

(aussi en ESPAGNOL) flashcards
Click on Flashcard Library.


Thumb sucking

Nail biting



Hair twirling


Listening :

  • Some People Go to Extremes to Lose Weight - AUDIO + SCRIPT
    "Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."

  • Obesity and Body Image :
     Enregistrements faits par l'assistante de Philippe Hattais (Ac. Créteil) ainsi que ses notes

  • Hairstyles - interactive - Practive words describing hair.



  • Cosmetic Surgery
    I. Pre-Listening Exercises
    II. Listening Exercises
    III. Post-Listening Exercises

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

  • Make a face! (
    "Todd is going to paint a picture of a face. Listen and try to draw the same face."
  • Hair - AUDIO (dès la 6ème)
    " Listen to the audio and click on the picture that is talked about."
    - with a transcript
  • Hair Description (
    "Listen to six descriptions of a person's hair. You need to click on the correct picture."


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

  • Mr. Smith's new nose - a story you can listen to
    - with the transcript and activities


Vocabulary :

  • 10 Fleshy Words
    "Latin words meaning flesh and fleshly (carniscarnalis), have given English several words,
    some of which refer to human flesh and some to the flesh of animals."


  • The word of the month: Heart



  • The tooth-fairy :

    • Tooth fairy
      It "is an example of American folklore mythology.
      The fairy is said to give children a gift (often money) in exchange for a baby tooth when it comes out of a child's mouth. Children typically leave the tooth under their pillow, and this magical being is said to take it while they sleep..."







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


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

  • Picture Dictionary: Body Parts (
    + Interactive activities


  • Le corps - vocabulaire (image d'un sportif) - (




  • Learn about appearances ( :
    Height - Build - Hair - Eyes - Type of hair - Complexion - Other features
    ("Point your cursor over the named feature, if you're correct the word will appear.")

  • Amazing Body Terms: Matching exercise (school.discovery)
    Blinking / Blushing / Hiccoughs / Vertigo / Sneezing / Yawn...
  • How Tattoos Work (howstuffworks) :
    > Origins > Meaning > Early Tattooing Methods > The Maori > Modern Tattooing > The Tattoo Machine > Getting the Gear > Sterilization > Prep Work > Making the Outline > Shading > Color > Time and Money > The Pain Issue! > Caring for a New Tattoo > Health Risks > Health Precautions > Watch the Hands > Identifying a Safe Tattoo Parlor > Other Considerations > Lots More Information > Shop or Compare Prices

  • The Tattoo by Norman Rockwell (artsforge)
  • The 5 Senses - PowerPoint Présentations
  • Amazing Animal Senses ( :
    ex : FALCON : "Can see a 10 cm. object from a distance of 1.5 km..."

Conversation questions :


  • Plastic, but not fantastic
    "Cosmetic surgery for the rich and famous is booming. Why do they do it, wonders Clive James, in his Point of View column."

  • Diets (iteslj)
  • Views on Tattoos and Plastic Surgery (
    "What do you think of tattooing and plastic surgery? Would you have either one done?
    Students from Argentina, Korea, Turkey and Japan express their viewpoints."


  • Young People and Body Art (
    "Throughout history, body decoration has been popular although its expression has varied from culture to culture.
    People decorate their bodies---comb, dye and style their hair; pierce their ears or other body parts;
    paint their faces; and even tattoo parts of their bodies."



  • Taiwanese boffins monitor mastication with Bluetooth tooth
    "The UbiComp Lab , a wearable computers think tank at Taiwan's National University, has devised a Bluetooth-equipped false tooth
    to monitor your mastication and plans a successor device capable of distributing the resulting data in real time...
    The general idea behind the research is that if doctors can access data about what you eat and drink,
    they can give you a dressing down for knocking back a bucket of fried chicken with two pints of stout for lunch every day."



  • South African chef 'too fat' to live in New Zealand
    "Authorities in New Zealand have told a South African chef he is too fat to be allowed to live in the country.
    Immigration officials said Albert Buitenhuis, who weighs 130kg (286 pounds), did not have "an acceptable standard of health"...
    New Zealand has one of the highest obesity rates in the developed world, with nearly 30% of people overweight...
    His obesity put him at "significant risk" of complications including diabetes, hypertension and heart disease."


  • Where are you on the global fat scale? - interactive
    "The new BBC calculator can tell you if you are a healthy weight for your height and how you rank against others globally."


  • Dubai offers gold in return for weight loss - 19 July 2013  
    "Authorities in Dubai are offering gold in return for weight loss in an scheme to encourage healthier living."



  • Sorry, you can't come to school like THAT: Haircut that was 'too extreme' for the classroom.
    "He's been told he can't go back to class until he shaved his mop off or waited for the patterns to grow out...
    The advice which the council gives to schools is that they should follow national guidance, which is "pupils should not be excluded for breaches of school uniform rules or rules on appearance (for example, relating to jewellery, body- piercing, hairstyles etc) except where these are persistent and in open defiance of such rules".



  • Beard and moustache contest opens
    "Contestants have been showing off their facial hair at the 2009 Beard and Moustache Championships in Anchorage, Alaska.
    More than 200 competitors from 12 countries took part, displaying everything from delicate Salvador Dali-style moustaches to bushy full beards."


  • Brain chip reads man's thoughts
    "A paralysed man in the US has become the first person to benefit from a brain chip that reads his mind...
    The brain chip reads his mind and sends the thoughts to a computer to decipher...
    He can think his TV on and off, change channels and alter the volume thanks to the technology and software linked to devices in his home."




  • Warnings over body piercing boom
    "Problems over botched body piercings could be a "substantial burden" on the NHS in the near future, a study says...
    Just over a quarter of people reported complications, including swelling, infection and bleeding..."




INTERACTIVE activities :





  • The human body - "Write the name of each body part." (

  • Description - Monsters - Multiple choice (

  • Vocabulaire du corps (avec images) - exercice (rv.humbert)
  • Interactive body (organs game, skeleton game, muscle game, nervous system game) - (BBC)

  • The head - Matching exercise (annie.gwynn)
  • The Face - "Fill in all the blanks" (

  • Mr. Smith's new nose - a story you can listen to -
    - with some fun activities, a wordsearch and a dictionary (British Council)
  • Le corps - You see with your ..., etc (a4esl)
  • Minorities
    ( = the visually impaired - the elderly - the blind - the sick - the unemployed - the deaf and dumb - the handicapped - etc.)
    - Matching exercises (3 pages)
  • How do we move our body? #4
    - Put the verb "in its correct place in the sentences below." : "punch, grope, grab, stretch, pat, slap, squeeze, nudge, beckon, pet" (

  • How do we move our body? #3 - "Match the following phrases to the verbs of bodily movement."
    ex : "She nodded" / "in ageement"

    + #1 + #2 (

  • Décrire un personnage (exercices interactifs) : (Ghislaine Wulles)
    - révision de vocabulaire sur internet - test sur ce vocabulaire - parler de la couleur des cheveux - parler de la forme du nez - parler des cheveux et du menton - décrire un personnage (wulles)

  • Idem : (Ghislaine Wulles)
    1 - révision de vocabulaire sur internet
    2 - construire une marionnette (4 étapes)
    3 - construire une marionnette avec internet
    4 - Little Red Riding Hood (1)
    5 - Little Red Riding Hood (2)
    6 - s'exclamer comme Red
    7 - produire des exclamations
    8 - réfléchissons...
    9 - récréation... (wulles)

  • Initiation au portrait (exercices interactifs)
    (Ghislaine Wulles)

  • Ways of speaking (
    - "Fill in the blanks with a verb connected to ways of speaking:
    blurt out - mutter - croak - stammer - chat - whisper - hesitate - yell - mumble"