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Tired Of Being Sorry by Ringside - Lyrics
"I don't know why
You want to follow me tonight
When the rest of the world
With whom I've crossed and I've quarreled
Let's me down so...
For a thousand reasons that I know..."
(actionext.com)
- A Flash animation
(albinoblacksheep.com)

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The Alphabet of Nations - a Flash animation
(albinoblacksheep.com)

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Poisoning pigeons in the park by Tom Lehrer
- a Flash animation
(albinoblacksheep.com)

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Road Safety Equipment Requirements

Warning Triangle - spare bulb and fuse kit - yellow jacket -
first aid kit - fire extinguisher

(replatematecostablanca.com)

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Safety triangle

(images.jupiterimages.com)

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Safety jacket

(ascoria-creations.fr)

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787 Cliparts - Video-loop
(oliverlaric.com)

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You spoil that cat
(cartoonstock.com)

A cat flap
(lamp-post.co.uk)

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Three card brag
(cartoonstock.com)

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Fish : external structure
(mail.watertown.k12.ma.us)


Fish : internal structure

(mail.watertown.k12.ma.us)

 

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Life imprisonment
or life incarceration
"is a sentence of imprisonment for a serious crime, often for most or even all
of the criminal's remaining life, but in fact for a period which varies between jurisdictions: many countries have a maximum possible period of time
(usually 7 to 50 years) a prisoner may be incarcerated,
or require the possibility of parole after a set amount of time."

(Wikipedia)

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Bluefin Tuna
( = "thon rouge")
"International conservation organization WWF is calling for an immediate end
to fishing of bluefin tuna. It says widespread illegal overfishing has nearly destroyed the species in the Atlantic and Mediterranean."

(news.nationalgeographic.com)

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An Overworked Businessman Calling a Truce
Under a Pile of Unprocessed Paperwork

(illustrationsof.com)
(A truce = "une trève")

A man waving a white flag
(getreligion.org)

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Polar bears in Churchill. Canada
"Watch the video then do the activity."
See a list of terms used in this activity.

Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

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How many grams are in a cup?
"Here are A FEW COMMON FOODS and their conversion
from cups to grams..."

(wiki.answers.com)

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Reader's Theater Scripts and Teacher's Guides

"Ready-to-read scripts provide hours of classroom fun."
(Education World)

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How It's Made - Video Games
(YouTube)

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How a computer game is made

(BBC)

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Space cameras to monitor forests

"Plans to use a state-of-the-art camera onboard a satellite to monitor
deforestation levels in Africa's Congo Basin have been unveiled.
The high resolution RALCam3 camera, designed and built by UK scientists,
will provide the first detailed view of the area's rate of forest cover loss..."

(BBC)

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Le Socle Commun - Fiches d'évaluation :
- Fiche de suivi élève : réagir et dialoguer A2
- Fiche de suivi élève : parler en continu A2
- Fiche de suivi élève : lire A2
- Fiche de suivi élève : écrire A2
- Fiche de suivi élève : écouter et comprendre A2
- Livret : pratique d'une langue étrangère
- Grilles de référence pour le pilier 2

(Ac. Paris)

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Profile: Barack Obama

""Rock star" and "beach babe" are not labels normally applied to United States senators. But few senators have ever generated the kind of buzz associated with Democrat Barack Obama of Illinois..."

(BBC)

Barack Obama
(Wikipedia)

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John McCain - Republican
Current job: U.S. senator from Arizona
Results | Bio | Career | Other Facts
(CNN)

John McCain
(Wikipedia)

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Profile: Hillary Rodham Clinton
"Former First Lady and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has battled hard to win the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 2008, standing up and fighting back every time she appeared to have been knocked down..."

(BBC)

Hillary Rodham Clinton
(Wikipedia)

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Do you promise... ?

(cartoonstock.com)

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Making all kinds of plans
"A fun practice exercise for intermediate students,
making arrangements for the future.

Present Continuous for future arrangements
+ Teachers' Notes.
(pearsonlongman.com)

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Reported Speech (Telling stories)
"An interesting reading exercise based on reported speech (Telling stories).
Comes complete with teachers' notes."

Level : intermediate
2 stories :
- THE MOST UNSUCESSFUL PET RESCUE
- HOW NOT TO IMPRESS YOUR NEW BOSS

+ Exercises
(pearsonlongman.com)

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Cool Jobs - A Debate Roleplay Lesson Plan
"This is a debate lesson for large classes, keeping everyone involved."
Level : pre-intermediate and intermediate
"It would be a suitable activity for using with career vocabulary
or with comparative adjectives and nouns."

(eslflow.com)

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Europe's biggest ever peacetime fire

Section 1: Early morning explosion
Section 2: Catastrophe at fuel depot
Section 3: Coping with disaster
Section 4: A narrow escape
Section 5: The investigation
+ Questions - Reading Comprehension
+ Vocabulary work...

(cornelsen.de)

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EXPLOSIVES

A firecracker
(littletheatre.net)

Fireworks
(idahoptv.org)

A hand grenade
(dclips.fundraw.com)

Dynamite
(spokane.wsu.edu)

A ticking time bomb
(support.uidaho.edu)

A bomb
(goodasyou.org)

A detonator
(media.nasaexplores.com)

An antipersonnel mine
(cyberpresse.cndp.fr)

Nuclear explosion
/ Atomic bomb
(breadonthewaters.com)

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Racial groups of the Caribbean

"Out of many, one people" = National motto of Jamaica
"There are about 9 different ethnic groups in the Caribbean
who have their origins in Europe, Africa and Asia."

(YouTube)

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Legacy = gift, inheritance
(dictionnaire.reverso.net)

To slash something such as costs or jobs
means to reduce them by a large amount
(dictionnaire.reverso.net)

Real estate is property in the form of land and buildings
(dictionnaire.reverso.net)

A will = last wishes, a testament
(dictionnaire.reverso.net)

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Judge cuts US dog's $12m legacy
"A judge in New York has agreed to slash $10m (£5.1m) off the $12m inheritance given by real estate billionaire Leona Helmsley to her pet dog, Trouble...
Mrs Helmsley's will says when Trouble dies she will be buried alongside her and her late husband Harry in their mausoleum. Mrs Helmsley and her husband built
a company which managed some of New York's most prestigious addresses, including the Empire State Building, as well as hotels across the country."

(BBC)

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Order of the Garter
"The Most Noble Order of the Garter is an order of chivalry, or knighthood, originating in medieval England, and presently bestowed on recipients in any
of the Commonwealth realms; it is the pinnacle of the honours system
in the United Kingdom..."

1 History 2 The Order 3 Vestments and accoutrements
4 Precedence and privileges 5 Garter service at St George's Chapel
6 Connections to "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"...

(Wikipedia)

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William made Knight of the Garter
- with a VIDEO

"Prince William has been made a Royal Knight of the Garter, joining the most senior British order of chivalry. He was officially appointed by the Queen
at a service at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle..."

(BBC)

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I thought I was your lap-top!

(usaweekend.com)

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Ban fox-hunting!

(davefollows.com)

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Now ?
(helikites.com)

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The addiction tree

(freewebs.com)

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Drug-free America ?

(hempmuseum.org)


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A street sweeper

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'OFFICE PROFESSIONNEL 2007' à télécharger
- GRATUIT pour les enseignants
+ un "Centre de ressources"
et des outils d'aide pour la préparation du B2i.
(microsoft.com)

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How To Make Apple Crumble

(videojug.com)

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New Year's Resolutions

will / won't / might / may
A PowerPoint Presentation
sent by Corinne DEGEZELLE (Ac. Reims)
(A adapter selon les années et les élèves)

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The Best Websites To Learn About California
(Larry Ferlazzo)

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Cyberfax ! n° 85 du 26 septembre 2008,
Spécial "Journée européenne des langues"

"Préparez dès maintenant la Journée Européenne des langues du 26 septembre 2008. Les langues sont particulièrement à l'honneur en 2008, année européenne
du dialogue interculturel et année internationale des langues. Au seuil de la période de Présidence française de l'Union européenne, le Cyberfax ! du 26 septembre, Spécial Journée européenne des langues, invite écoliers, collégiens
et lycéens de tous pays à célébrer les langues
et à faire entendre leur voix avec force et imagination.
Cinq grandes rubriques sont proposées :
Vous pouvez écrire dans une seule ou dans plusieurs, toujours en deux langues...
"
En savoir plus sur le site de l'APLV.
(aplv-languesmodernes.org)

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Ready-Made Science Worksheets and Printables
Anatomy - Biology - Chemistry - Earth Science -
General Science - Physical Science - Space / Astronomy

(worksheets4teachers.com)

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Wallace & Gromit - THE WRONG TROUSERS - EPISODE 1
A worksheet
sent by Corinne DEGEZELLE (Ac. Reims)

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How to write letters and e-mails
(englishingambier.over-blog.com)

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The United States of Advertising
How US adverts feed on viewers' health fears
- Advertising standards
- Side effects
- 'Profoundly different'

+ AUDIO
(BBC)

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"I am Australian" - a song by The Seekers
Fiche élève : Texte lacunaire à compléter.
+ Fiche professeur

Travail envoyé par Marina Bureaud (Ac. Poitiers)
+ the VIDEO (YouTube)

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Humorous Cat Paintings by Kliban - Cat Dreams
(wallcoo.net)

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A carrot-eater

(wallcoo.net)

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The judge
(aisa.org.za)

The jurors
(msnbcmedia1.msn.com)


The jury foreman
delivers
the verdict to the court clerk
(law.jrank.org)

A lawyer - standing
(esl.vcc.ca)

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Puzzle-playing jurors sink Australian drugs trial
"An Australian judge was forced to abandon a three-month drugs trial when jurors admitted they were doing sudoku puzzles to fight off boredom..."
(AFP)

Un procès annulé parce que les jurés jouaient au Sudoku
- approche bilingue
+ 2 extraits audio (mp3)
(sabironlangues.typepad.fr/vigilangues)

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Earthquake rocks northern Japan - 14 June 2008
"At least three people have been killed and about 60 hurt by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake which struck the north of Japan's main island."

(BBC)

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'How to describe a picture'
à partir du document : a painting by Norman Rockwell.
- une grille critériée d'aide à la rédaction et à l'évaluation
Niveau : 4ème
envoyée par Françoise Chapellier (Ac. de La Réunion)

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Blood donation

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World Blood Donor Day - June 14th
(wbdd.org)

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Talking cards - examples

(missbabayan.wifeo.com)

to go with this game :
Talking Cards
"Materials required:
One or two packs of playing cards and the questions sheet.
Objectives:
To get the student used to answering general questions at a level that resembles normal speech.
To give the students conversational confidence."
(iteslj.org)

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On the beach

(inlinethumb38.webshots.com)

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The vicious diet cycle

(completeskincaretherapy.com)

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Dieting - New food pyramid

(obesityfocused.com)

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Diets - Safe ?

(library.thinkquest.org)

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Dieting
- a cartoon

(cartoonstock.com)

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Dieting
"Today Doug and Jackie talk about going on a diet.
Many people go on a diet to try to lose weight.
One type of diet that became popular a few years ago was the 'low-carb' diet
- what does that mean?"

+ the script
(BBC)

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English History - interactive crossword
(BBC)

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Love, marriage, weddings and honeymoons.
- interactive quiz - 6 questions

(BBC)

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Spain treats child phone addicts
"Two children in Spain have been admitted to a mental health institution
to be treated for addiction to their mobile phones, Spanish media report...
They were doing badly at school and lying to relatives
in order to get money to spend on their phones...
Mobile phone addiction "could definitely be a danger in the future". "

(BBC)



Mobile phone addiction: Clinic treats children
"They were brought in after spending an average of six hours a day
on their phones, talking, texting or playing games."
(telegraph.co.uk)

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Sheet!
(cagle.com)

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Wish I hadn't wasted all those years...

(cagle.com)

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I wish this hotel had a dry-cleaning service
(cagle.com)

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Behaving like a Neanderthal
(cagle.com)

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A level crossing




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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..."

(BBC)

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Book Review Sheet

(4 pages)
Click on ENGLISH: / Other Resources : Book Ideas & Activities /
General Activities
(Primary Resources)

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Emotions Poem
Click on ENGLISH: /
Text Level: Fiction: Poetry / General ideas

(Primary Resources)

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Sorry!
(cagle.com)

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Happy Father's Day!
(cagle.com)

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Summer holidays!
(cagle.com)

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International Weather Wisdom
"Every culture has expressions like this about the weather...
you will find further examples of various bits of 'weather wisdom'
from around the globe. These might be old wives' tales, true weather
predictors, or silly weather-related folk tales and proverbs."

ex : "Snow is due when the cat washes behind both ears."
"St Swithins day if it dost rain, for 40 days 'twill remain.
St Swithins day if thou be fair, for 40 days 'twill rain nae more."

(BBC)

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Kennedy Family Tree
(jfklibrary.org)

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The Roosevelt Family Tree
- interactive
(PBS)

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What is an electronic bracelet ?
(giustizia.it)

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Air Travel : Permitted and Prohibited Items
- What Can I Bring?
- Body Piercings
- Makeup, Medication, Personal Items & Special Needs Devices
- Electronic Devices
- Sharp Objects
- Sporting Goods
- Guns & Firearms
- Tools
- Martial Arts & Self Defense Items
- Explosive & Flammable Materials,
Disabling Chemicals & Other Dangerous Items
- Food & Drinks
- Other Items
(tsa.gov)

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China warning to Olympic visitors
"Organisers of the Beijing Olympics have warned foreign visitors
against political activism during the Games...
The organisers' detailed do's and don't's document is entitled:
"A guide to Chinese law for Foreigners coming to, leaving
or staying in China during the Olympics."
(BBC)

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Chinese babies named 'Olympic Games'
"More than 4,000 children in China have been given the name Aoyun,
meaning Olympic Games, in the past 15 years...
It is not uncommon for Chinese children to be given names of common events
and popular slogans - such as Defend China, Build the Nation and Space Travel...
babies have also been given names such as Hope for Sichuan,
to show solidarity with earthquake victims."

(BBC)

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Hollywood directors in race row
- a lesson plan on a Race Row Between Clint Eastwood and Spike Lee
(Breaking News English)

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Fruit and Vegetable Harvest
(berks.extension.psu.edu)

Légumes de saison - Calendrier en français
(consodurable.fr)

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Business writing - Lessons with Answer key
(British Council)

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Crime Scene Diagrams and Investigation

(smartdraw.com)

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Global Food Crisis
Lots of LINKS
(Christine Reymond - Infonews n° 336)

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Environment Agency - Fun and Games

"Play our fun environmental games, watch and interact with our animations,
wise up on some facts and figures and download our screensavers
- and learn about the environment at the same time...!
New! Watch our new animation, 'Climate change is happening'
or play our new Wildife game, 'Changing Blooms'
and build your own interactive city garden, meadow or pond. "
(environment-agency.gov.uk)

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One Queen, Two Birthdays
"The Queen celebrates her actual birthday on 21 April.
She also celebrates her official birthday on either the first
or the second, and sometimes the third, Saturday in June..."
(royal.gov.uk)

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Trooping the Colour 2008
"Each year, the Queen and other members of the Royal Family attend the
Trooping the Colour ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in London.
The Queen attends the ceremony to take the salute from thousands
of guardsmen who parade the Queen's Colour (flag)..."
(woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk)

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Flip-flops could be bad for our health
- a lesson plan

(Breaking News English)

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Couch Potatoes

"Watch the video and listen to Peter Carter, then play the game."
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

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