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Two killed by large Greek quake (8 June 2008)
"At least two people have been killed as an earthquake rocked
southern Greece, collapsing buildings and causing panic."

(BBC)

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Komodo Dragons - Giant Lizards

(unmuseum.mus.pa.us)


RAPPEL :

Komodo Dragons - a webquest
(catice.ac-besancon.fr)

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Aren't you ever going to leave the nest ?

(caswell.blogspot.com)

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FLAG DAY

 


Quick guide: US presidential elections
"The road to the White House is long, complicated and expensive.
BBC News explains the process."

- The early stages
- The primaries
- The party convention
- The final lap
- The election

(BBC)

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Le moteur de recherche de GOOGLE
est à votre disposition
en bas de la page
des "Ressources pour le collège".

 

Paul Bunyan - animated
(animatedtalltales.com)

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Paul Bunyan - The Giant Lumberjack

Illustrated text
(paulbunyantrail.com)

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Roadside Creatures
Guide to Monsters & Highway Hoodoo

(roadsideamerica.com)

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U.S. Child Labor, Dorsey Dixon, Babies In The Mill, Newport
(YouTube)
- the LYRICS
"I used to be a factory hand when things was moving slow,
When children worked in cotton mills, each morning had to go.
Every morning just at five the whistle blew on time
To call them babies out of bed at the age of eight and nine."

(fortunecity.com)

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A scuba-diver
(visual.merriam-webster.com)

No diving
(faculty.deanza.edu)

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A diver
(animations.fg-a.com)

A man afraid of diving
(clipartof.com)

Diving
(z.about.com)

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Guitar
- Vocabulary
(mikedidonato.com)

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Mobile phones

"Today Doug and Jackie talk about mobile phones.
Is having a mobile phone important?
Could you live without your mobile?"

+ Vocabulary + Script
(BBC)

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Around the home
- interactive crossword
(BBC)

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Head Idioms

1. It's like banging your head against a brick wall
2. He's got his head in the clouds
3. An old head on young shoulders

+ Script
(BBC)

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London's new Mayor (based on News about Britain)
- interactive quiz - 6 questions

(BBC)

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Activités autour de la chanson
'If you were a sailboat' by Katie Melua
envoyées par Françoise Chapellier (Ac. de La Réunion)

Niveau : 4ème / 3ème

- Worksheet 1 : travail de discrimination et compréhension
- Worksheet 2 : activités autour du conditionnel
- Créations des élèves de 3ème
- Lyrics

Watch the VIDEO (YouTube)

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A Greener World
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
III. Post-Listening Exercises
"First, name three environmental problems that face our world today,
how people can help solve these problems. What image comes to your mind
when you think of "recycling"?..."
(esl-lab.com)

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The court

- vocabulary with pronunciation and definitions
(visual.merriam-webster.com)

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World Hunger Map

(thesharingway.org)

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Food security

1 Food security in the United States
1.1 Community food security 1.2 Food insecurity
2 Stunting and chronic nutritional deficiencies
3 Global water crisis
4 Land degradation
5 Climate change
5.1 Agriculture 5.2 Children
6 Wheat stem rust
7 Infectious diseases
8 Dictatorship and kleptocracy
9 Economic approaches

9.1 Westernized view 9.2 Food justice 9.3 Food sovereignty
10 World Food Summit
11 Achieving food security

11.1 The agriculture-hunger-poverty nexus
11.2 Biotechnology for smallholders in the (sub)tropics
12 Risks to food security
12.1 Fossil fuel dependence
12.2 Genetic erosion in agricultural and livestock biodiversity
12.3 Threats from conventional hybridization for higher yield, genetic engineering
and the resulting loss of biodiversity
12.4 Price setting...
(Wikipedia)

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Food Security - A Guide

"The recent doubling of world food prices has transformed food insecurity
from a difficult development problem into an emergency..."

Climate Change - Biofuels - The Right to Food -
Causes of Food Insecurity -
The Search for Solutions - World Food Prices -
Food Aid - Biotechnology and GM Crops
-
Hunger : Countries at Risk
(uk.oneworld.net)

 

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Celebrity scandal and Anne Frank
- A lesson about Teens' READING HABITS
"Do the results of the reading survey surprise you?
How similar is the situation in your country?
How much does it matter what young people read?"
(onestopenglish.com)

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US Elections
(cagle.com)

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"BEEP! BEEP!"
(cagle.com)

Hillary is out!

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Panda Land
"James Fallows leads a photo tour through the Wolong Panda Reserve,
where the animals resemble "especially cute kindergarteners."

(theatlantic.com)

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The Banana Test
(ebaumsworld.com)

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Marital Counseling
- a joke
(funny-jokes.net)

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The Adventures Of Huck Finn - A study guide
(6 pages)
"Adaptation of Twain's novel, published over 100 years ago.
The story follows characters Jim and Huck's adventures
as they follow the course of the Mississippi river."

(filmeducation.org)

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GANDHI - A study guide
19 pages
(filmeducation.org)

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PSYCHO - A study guide
19 pages
(filmeducation.org)

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Cinéma et Audiovisuel
3. Les oeuvres et les modalités d'étude
3.2. En quatrième :
Psychose, d'Alfred Hitchcock (1960)
(trusiad.fr)

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PSYCHO : Exercises

Adapted from "New Step In 3è", HATIER [Unit 4, Basics 2]
(Josiane BEHENGARAY - Ac. Rouen)

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Resources on Europe
Sites indispensables
Programmes européens
Label qualité européen
L'Europe a 50 ans
Europe Day
eTwinning
Programme des Sections Européennes
Sites utiles

(Ac. Paris)

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African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
A Library of Congress online exhibit.
(memory.loc.gov)
"This exhibition explores the African-American quest for equality through nine chronological periods from the early national period through the twentieth
century. Using more than 240 items from the collections, the site documents
the struggles and courage of blacks faced with adverse circumstances who overcame the odds to fully participate in all aspects of American society.
The exhibit includes a wide array of important and rare books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings..."

(Education World)

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Picturing America

"an exciting new initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities,
brings masterpieces of American art into classrooms and libraries nationwide...
The nation's artistic heritage-our paintings, sculpture, architecture, fine
crafts, and photography-offers unique insights into the character, ideals,
and aspirations of our country... The program uses art as a catalyst for the
study of America-the cultural, political, and historical threads woven
into our nation's fabric over time."

+ Teachers Resource Book

+ Pictures for Classroom

(picturingamerica.neh.gov)

 

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The strange decline of the paperboy

"People in many areas of the country struggle to get a newspaper delivered.
It's the burning issue in the world of the newsagent
- where did all the newspaper boys and girls go?"

(BBC)

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Energy Glossary

ex : Energy
= "The ability to organize or change matter; the ability to do work."

(uwsp.edu)

(Lien permanent)

 

Mini-Lesson : Learning About Energy
- with an article and a worksheet
(Time For Kids)

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SMOKING

The Dinner Party - Nico Breeze - a video
(nicomarket.com)

MORE VIDEOS
(nicomarket.com)

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Welcome to My Life by Simple Plan
"Travail conçu pour des 3e sur le thème "Bullying".
Cette chanson donne le point de vue d'une victime."

- Exercices de Compréhension orale
- A worksheet
- The lyrics
sent by Emilie Vallely (Académie de Strasbourg)
Listen to the song- with the lyrics (YouTube)

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Rising food costs - Families' shopping list
"Families around the world tell us what shopping costs...
We returned to our six families around the world to see if their shopping list
and their eating habits have changed with the global increase in food prices."

Guatemala / UK / India / China / Kenya / Egypt
(BBC)

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Baby emu could have been omelette
"A woman from East Sussex who bought an emu egg sold as a novelty
food item on a farm on the Isle of Wight has managed to hatch it into a chick."

- with a video
(BBC)

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Money
"In the United Kingdom we use pounds (£) and pence to buy things....
With these activities you can practise pounds and pence,
practise words for money, or try a quiz.
There is a great song for your little brother or sister ,
and Spycat returns in a story about a bank robbery."

(British Council)

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Alpha Autobios.
"Invite students to create their own alphabetical autobiographies.
Here's an example:
"A is for Arkansas; that's where I was born.
B is for Bonnie; that's my sister's name.
C is for Cub Scouts; That's my favorite activity."

(Education World)

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What is Child Labor?

Where does most child labor occur?
Child labor can be found in nearly every industry...

"Educational materials containing introductory information on Child Labor, including Workshop Materials-Core Workshop on Child Labor and K-12 Teachers' Materials, are available through this web site.
These materials include
Power Point presentations ,
instructors' manuals, activities, and handouts
."

(continuetolearn.uiowa.edu)

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American Slang Quiz
- interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Facial Hair - Drag and drop game - interactive
(visualesl.com)

 

Compound Adjectives Connected with Face - Drag-and-Drop - interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Buildings
- Drag-and-Drop - interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Football Vocabulary
- Drag and drop game - interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Gerund or Infinitive Quiz
- interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Future Continuous - Fill-in exercise - interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Idioms: Adjective + Noun Combinations
- interactive quiz
(visualesl.com)


Idioms - Drag and drop game - interactive
(visualesl.com)

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Problems - Drag and drop game - interactive
(visualesl.com)

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REFUGEES - a guide
Where do refugees come from?
Why do refugees leave their homes?
Where do refugees go?
How are refugees treated by host countries?
Why are refugees unwelcome?
Towards a fairer refugee policy

(uk.oneworld.net)

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"23 June is United Nations Public Service Day.
Practise your English while you learn about public services.
Take a look at the article, poem, cartoon, poll, word game, trivia and links...
Public services is a term usually used to mean services provided by government
to its citizens, either directly (through the public sector)
or by financing private provision of services. "

(British Council)

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"Practise your English while you learn about mountains.
Have a look at the article, poem, word game, cartoon, poll, trivia, and links."

(British Council)

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"The Euro 2008 football tournament begins on 07 June and runs until 29 June.
Practise your English while you learn about football.
See the articles, games, stories and poems, song, cartoons,
trivia, links and listening activities.
"
(British Council)

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A new page :

END-OF-THE-YEAR ACTIVITIES



Memories
The vacation / The holidays

Next year

 

Suggestions for Written Evaluation.
"It is important that the message begins with a positive approach
and be tactfully stated, concise, and grammatically correct."
+ "a list of useful adjectives for "positive' teacher's messages"

(etni.org.il)

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FBI Cracks Down on Gangs at L.A.'s MacArthur Park
(NPR)

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Child Labour
(video.google.fr)

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Bo Diddley (1928 - 2008)
He "was an influential American rock and roll singer, songwriter,
and guitarist. Often cited as a key figure in the transition
from blues to rock and roll..."

(Wikipedia)
- a video (YouTube)

 

(Lien permanent)

 

Environment - Illustrated vocabulary
"Collective term for the elements that surround a living organism,
some of which contribute directly to meeting its needs."

(visual.merriam-webster.com)

(Lien permanent)

Vegetation regions - interactive game of the week
"Play by associating words with images."
(visual.merriam-webster.com)

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New tribe found in Amazon rainforest
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

Isolated tribe spotted in Brazil
"One of South America's few remaining uncontacted indigenous tribes has
been spotted and photographed on the border between Brazil and Peru."

(BBC)

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Selection of idiomatic, colloquial expressions, dictums and proverbs in English
with the translation or equivalence in French.
(e-frenchtranslation.com)

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Coronation farewell to QE2 liner
"The Queen will mark 55 years since her coronation by waving off
the luxury cruise ship that shares her name...
The QE2 will be retired in November to be converted into a hotel in Dubai
after more than 40 years in service.

(BBC)

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National Flags of Europe
- with commentaries
(unimaps.com)

 

World Flags
- with commentaries
(unimaps.com)

(Lien permanent)

 

Big Ben sculpture marks recycling
"A 6m (20ft) high sculpture of Big Ben made from Coca-Cola cans has been unveiled in London's South Bank to inspire more people to recycle...
Recycle Week is launched by WRAP - a not-for-profit company
helping people and organisations reduce waste. "

(BBC)

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"To be beautiful, all a woman needs is
a black pullover and a black skirt
and to be arm in arm with a man she loves."

Yves Saint Laurent (1936 - 2008)
- with a video
(BBC)
He was a French "fashion designer,
and was considered among the greatest of the 20th century."

(Wikipedia)

 

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Scrap
(thefreedictionary.com)

Scrap dealer
(= 'ferrailleur' in French)
(recycle.nrcan.gc.ca)

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Fire raging at Universal Studios
in Los Angeles, California. (1 June 2008)
"There's some Hollywood history going up in smoke today..."
(BBC)

Universal Studios
(Wikipedia)

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What's where in Hollywood
(BBC)

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First Time in England
A Graded Reader for Beginners & Elementary Level English language learners
22 chapters - interactive
Chapter 1 - Preparing for the journey
Chapter 2 - Meeting the English family
Chapter 3 - Getting to know English children, etc...

(btinternet.com)

(Lien permanent)

 

Sing-a-long-a-Recycler - a rap
KARAOKE
(recyclenow.com)

(Lien permanent)

 

World Environment Day 5 June 2008
CO2 - Kick the habit!
with a Factsheet on Twelve Steps to Help You Kick the CO2 Habit
WED Alphabet - 80 Ways to Celebrate
World Environment Day 2008 booklet
(unep.org)

(Lien permanent)

 

Thanks for the Memories By Fall Out Boy
- with activities
"Been looking forward to the future
But my eyesight is going bad
And this crystal ball
It's always cloudy except for
When you look into the past (look into the past)
One night stand (one night stand off)"

(Isabel Perez)

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What Have You Done By Within Temptation
- with activities
"Would you mind if I hurt you?...
Wish that I had other choices
Than to harm the one I love...
I know I'd better stop trying
You know that there's no denying...
I know I should stop believing...
I've been waiting for someone like you
But now you are slipping away"

(Isabel Perez)

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BEAUTIFUL GIRLS By SEAN KINGSTON
- with activities
"see it started at the park
used to chill at the dark
oh when you took my heart
that's when we fell apart
coz we both thought
that love lasts forever (lasts forever)"

(Isabel Perez)

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IN THIS LIFE By DELTA GOODREM
- with activities
"I was nurtured I was sheltered
I was curious and young
I was searching for that something...
I have faltered I have stumbled
I have found my feet again"

(Isabel Perez)

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Audio-Lingua,
un nouvel outil pour l'entraînement à la compréhension de l'oral

-Des fichiers mp3 en anglais

"Audio-Lingua est une initiative du Groupe d'Expérimentation Pédagogique Langues de l'académie de Versailles."
(APLV)
ACCES DIRECT
(audio-lingua.eu)

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'You're beautiful' by James Blunt - a worksheet
Niveau : 3ème

sent by Françoise Chapellier (Académie de La Réunion)
+ the official video with the lyrics on the right (YouTube)

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Timeline: Trinidad and Tobago
"1498 - Christopher Columbus visits the islands, naming Trinidad after the three peaks at its south-east corner and Tobago after a local type of tobacco pipe..."
Country profile: Trinidad and Tobago
"Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean,
thanks to its large reserves of oil and gas, the exploitation of which
dominates its economy."
Overview - Facts - Leaders - Media
(BBC)

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Referee
= "a sports official usually having final authority in administering a game"
(Merriam-Webster)
Synonyms: umpire, arbitrator, judge, arbiter, adjudicator, ref
Antonym: partisan
(Encarta)

Umpire
= "an official in a sport who rules on plays"

(Merriam-Webster)
Synonyms:
referee, adjudicator, arbitrator, arbiter, mediator, moderator, official

(Encarta)


whistle
(graphicsfactory.com)


Referee hand signals

Basketball

Soccer

Football

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The referee
(staffordshirecountyseniorleague.co.uk)

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Joust Challenge

"an online game from the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Players have to answer simple multiple choice questions about knights
in the Middle Ages. Depending on whether the answer is correct,
their "knight" will either win or lose an animated joust."
(Larry Ferlazzo)
(metmuseum.org)

(Lien permanent)

 

Call to ban all tobacco adverts
"The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on governments to ban
all tobacco advertising to help prevent young people taking up the habit."

(BBC)

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The secret of Vanuatu's happiness
"The South Pacific country of Vanuatu has been voted the happiest place
in the world so what makes its inhabitants such a happy lot?...
They have no electricity or running water, no radio or television,
and their only mode of transport is a rowing boat...
On top of that, they have little money and few opportunities to make any..."

(BBC)

Country profile: Vanuatu
(BBC)

(Lien permanent)

 


Soundflavor

Find music to play, watch and share
Browse by Genre, Lyrics (Subject / Mood), Decade, Songs
(soundflavor.com)

(Lien permanent)

 


Sail Safe

An Introduction to Safety at Sea
+ a game
:
"See how you fare on a dangerous voyage to the Caribbean."
(nmm.ac.uk)

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"I could do with...."

"Watch the animation , then play the game."

Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

(Lien permanent)

 


The Phantom Tollbooth (1961)

"a children's novel and a modern fairy tale full of wordplay and adventure.
Written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer, it tells the story of
a bored young boy named Milo who drives through a magic tollbooth into the
Kingdom of Wisdom, where he embarks on a noble quest
and in the end learns a valuable lesson."

(Wikipedia)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
"a children's book by American author/cartoonist Jeff Kinney in 2007.
The story is about a boy named Greg Heffley and his life in the 7th grade.
The novel, which switches between handwritten text
and comic book-style characters...
Greg gets a diary to write down his thoughts, feeling or what he did that day .
But if this diary was to fall into the wrong hands,
then Greg's life would be ruined..."

(Wikipedia)

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Lemony Snicket
A series of Unfortunate Events
12 Books in 120 Seconds
(lemonysnicket.com)

Lemony Snicket
(Wikipedia)

(Lien permanent)

 


Scream and Run Away - a song
(lemonysnicket.com)

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Cars and car spares
"Cars, trucks, buses, road-building machineries.
Modern and classic vehicles and car spares.
All major brands..."

(vector-images.com)

(Lien permanent)


Construction objects
(crane - worker
- building - skimmer)
(shutterstock.fr)

A crane
(steelcentrephil.com)

 

Crane collapse
(media.komotv.com)

(Lien permanent)

 


Following the torch through China - Interactive guide
"The BBC is following the torch's journey, picking out various locations
along the route that show some of the different aspects of this vast country
- its ancient temples and modern cityscapes; urban riches and rural poverty; historical landmarks and political divisions. By clicking on the map ...,
find out more about the places featured. When the torch arrives at each place,
we will add new material in text, pictures, audio and video, together
with accounts from people living in the area.""

(BBC)

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Progress at UN biodiversity forum
"Nearly 200 countries have agreed on measures to protect
the world's most threatened wildlife...
Some 5,000 delegates from 191 countries attended the 12-day
conference in the former German capital...
They agreed to set up the deep-sea nature preserve, expand reserve land...
The delegates also pledged to set global standards for developing biofuels,
a renewable energy that has been blamed for deforestation."

(BBC)

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I want you to use biodiesel

(bendbiofuels.com)

(Lien permanent)

 


Production of biofuels set to rise
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

(Lien permanent)

 

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
based on a novel by Roald Dahl :
A worksheet + A test
(Niveau 4ème)

sent by Françoise Chapellier
(Académie de La Réunion)

(Lien permanent 1) (Lien permanent 2)


Asking a favour
"If you ask a friend to do something out of kindness or generosity, you are
asking a favour. This is quite easy to do in English, but it's complicated slightly
by the fact that we tend to be very polite when we're asking favours."
+ activity

(BBC)

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Keeping fit - interactive crossword
(BBC)

(Lien permanent)


Holidays and travel
- interactive quiz
6 questions

(BBC)

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