Cliparts and Flashcards :
Clip Art & Fonts
"Create your own
with these free fonts and clip art" : Bloody Halloween fonts - Groovy Ghosties
- Halloween Borders - etc
A ghost "is the soul or spirit of a deceased person or animal, taken to be capable of appearing in visible form or otherwise manifesting itself to the living.
Descriptions of the apparition of ghosts vary widely: The mode of manifestation can range from an invisible presence to translucent or wispy shapes, to realistic, life-like visions.
The deliberate attempt to contact the spirit of a deceased person is known as necromancy, or in spiritism as a séance..."
A ghost = "A supernatural being, such as a ghost: apparition, bogey, bogeyman, bogle, eidolon, phantasm, phantasma,phantom, revenant, shade, shadow, specter, spirit, visitant, wraith. Informal spook. Regional haunt. See beings, supernatural."
A ghost town "is a completely abandoned town or city..." (Wikipedia)
A ghostwriter "is a professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, reports, or other texts that are officially credited to another person."
Paranormal Vocabulary (mcgeesghosttours.com)
ex : Ghost (noun)
spirit or demon
- a disembodied soul; the soul of a dead person believed to be an inhabitant of the unseen world or to appear to the living in bodily likeness
Royal ghosts and where to find them (telegraph.co.uk)
"Arabella Stuart, a cousin of James I who fell out favour when she married without permission, is also said to haunt the Tower of London..."
The 13 Scariest Haunted Houses in America
"One of the more popular activities on Halloween, aside from trick-or-treating and drinking, is visiting haunted houses to get your adrenaline pumping
and making sure that you’ll stay awake and eat all your candy to calm your nerves..."
- "a huge Victorian mansion filled with computer controlled animatronics, digital sound , lighting and fog, detailed rooms, custom soundtracks, and a host of professional actors."
Ghost stories - With glossary, activities, audio, notes & links to original text.
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghost Stories for Young People Part 1
"This includes the intro from Alfred Hitchcock and the story The Haunted and The Haunters."
Part 2 :
"This includes - The Magician and Johnny Takes a Dare, with both featuring intros by Alfred Hitchcock."
Part 3 :
"with intro and the short story - The Open Window."
Part 4 :
"with Alfred Hitchcock intro and the short story - The Helpful Hitchhiker."
Part 5 :
"with the story - Jimmy Takes Vanishing Lessons and intro by Alfred Hitchcock."
Spooky podcasts (americanfolklore.net)
- The Barn Dance
A lost man strays into a local barn dance and finds himself dancing with a ghost.
- Chattanooga's Ghost
Even death can't keep Chattanooga from his cigars!
- The Ghost in the Alley
The vengeful ghost of a murdered girl haunts an alley. From Spooky Canada.
- Never Mind Them Watermelons
Sam Gibb accepts a dare to stay in a haunted house, never expecting to meet a ghost.
- Pecos Bill and the Haunted House
Pecos Bill takes on several hundred ghosts in the most haunted house in the West! From Spooky Southwest.
- Sifty Sifty San
Sam agrees to spend the night in a haunted house to rid it of a terrible ghost. Excerpt from Spooky Texas.
- Tug of War
A young man plays tug of war with a mischievous ghost haunting his house. From Spooky New York.
- Turnabout is Fair Play
An old man's ghost turns the tables on two little boys who played tricks on him when he was alive. Story comes from Spooky New Jersey and is read aloud by author S.E. Schlosser.
Conversation Questions :
INTERACTIVE Exercises :
of this world! (prof2000.pt)
"Match each picture with a name." (vampire, ghost, angel...)
Exercises TO PRINT :
Lesson plans :
daily routines of monsters, zombies, ghosts
and aliens - a lesson plan - LIEN MODIFIE
- Practise third person -s
- Practise talking and writing about routines
- Practise saying and writing common action verbs
- Practise making questions about days, times and routines
- Make a poster"
"Here is a list of websites you have to visit. For each website you will be required to find some information. Fill in the table for each website..."
"The purpose of this WebQuest is for you to become either a
ghost hunter or a paranormal scientist.
By taking on the role of the person you choose to be, your final task will be to write
a newspaper article supporting your educated opinion.
You will come to this opinion by following the process of the WebQuest."
+ Teacher's page
Haunted Places in Great Britain (gaby.rudibelotti.com)
"This WebQuest gives you the possibility to investigate the mysterious and fascinating world of ghosts!
Surf the Internet to find as much information as possible on the most haunted places in Britain.
After this, you will promote your findings on this magical world and present it orally to the rest of the class.
Make it real by creating pamphlets and brochures!..."
INTERACTIVE games :
Haunted house - interactive game
"Dare you enter the Haunted House? Can you find the things you need for your magic spell?"
Chinaman's chance - "Also, ghost of a chance. An extremely slim chance, a hopeless undertaking.
Both versions are most often put negatively, as in He hasn't a Chinaman's chance of finishing the work in time
, or They haven't a ghost of a chance to get as far as the playoffs
Give up the ghost = "Die, as in At ten o'clock he gave up the ghost. This expression, which employs ghost in the sense of "the soul or spirit," may itself be dying out."
Quotes on ghosts (notable-quotes.com) :
T.S. ELIOT, To Walter de la Mare
- "The lawn
- Is pressed by unseen feet, and ghosts return
- Gently at twilight, gently go at dawn,
- The sad intangible who grieve and yearn...."
WW II Hitchhiker - a story
"I was an airplane mechanic stationed in England in 92. I was told when I first arrived to my shop that England is the most haunted country on earth..."
Videos / Animations :
Save Wildlife We Must Save Wild Places
- Hitchcock - Who's afraid of the big bad ghosts? - a pedagogical
- Ghostbusters Theme Song (YouTube) - LIEN MODIFIE
+ the LYRICS (lyricsdepot.com)
"Don't get caught alone oh no...ghostbuster
When he comes through your door
Unless you've just got some more
I think you better call ghostbusters"