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Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
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Interactive games - Games to print -
Interactive stories
- Stories without sound -
Conversation questions -
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- Poems - Superstitions - Idioms and Proverbs - Cartoons - Videos

(Updated on 20/02/2013)



Related pages :

Sports (civilization) + Sports (vocabulary and activities) + Television + Cinema + Music
+ Toys + Puppets + Celebrations / Holidays
+ The circus
+ Video games

+ Theme parks / Amusement parks + In the park

 


Vocabulary :

  • Geocaching 
    "is an outdoor sporting activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the world."
    + Terminology : "There are various acronyms and words commonly used when discussing geocaching."
    (Wikipedia)
    See Videos

  • Airsoft 
    "is a primarily recreational activity where replica firearms shooting plastic rounds are used for personal collection, gaming (similar to Paintball), or professional training purposes (Military Simulations and Police training exercises).
    A primary difference between airsoft firearms and BB guns is that airsoft uses 6mm or 8mm plastic pellets and have muzzle velocities of less than 700 feet per second (FPS), which is generally considered safe when used in a controlled environment..."

    (Wikipedia)

 

 

  • LETTERBOXING :

    • Letterboxing
      # 1 History and origins # 2 Types of letterboxes
      # 3 Letterboxing Meets # 4 Find counts...
      (Wikipedia)

    • Letterboxing with Moor Care and Less Wear
      (dartmoor-npa.gov.uk)

    • Letterboxing - un dossier
      "Dans la série « Jeux de piste », ce dossier destiné aux enseignants d anglais, amène les élèves à découvrir quelques passe-temps et loisirs des pays anglophones. Un parcours Web est proposé aux élèves qui doivent, pour aller d un site à l autre, résoudre des énigmes. La fiche professeur donne les réponses aux questions du parcours proposé dans la fiche élève. Une documentation complémentaire et des prolongements pédagogiques permettent d'aller plus loin dans l'exploitation de la thématique."
      (CNDP)

     

  • Ancient Games : Roman Games / Viking and Saxon Games
    - with Teachers' Notes
    (lore-and-saga.co.uk)

  • Camping - Vocabulary with AUDIO (e-learningforkids.org)
    - puis vérification de l'acquisition du vocabulaire

 

  • Hobbies and recreation - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
    (esl-lab)
  • Kids (toys and hobbies) -
    Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son (languageguide.org)

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

  • The Outdoors - avec son (languageguide.org)

  • Camping Words with pictures (enchantedlearning.com)

  • Collect (factmonster.com) :
    "People who
    collect things are called by many names.
    Some of their names are as unusual as the items they collect.
    "

 

  • Bad Fads Museum (badfads.com)
    "Take a fun and nostalgic look at fashions, collectibles, activities and events which are cherished by some and ridiculed by others." - during the '70s
    - with interactive exercises (Alain Krizic)

 

  • Creating the Adventure - Outdoor Activities (highrocks.com)
    HIGH ROPES COURSES - BACKPACKING - ROCK CLIMBING - WHITEWATER RAFTING -
    WHITEWATER CANOEING - MOUNTAIN BIKING - BACKCOUNTRY NAVIGATION
    ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION - GROUP INITIATIVES - Solo Sit - Evening Activities

 

 

Flashcards, Cliparts and Photos :

 

 

 

  • Recreational Activities with "go" and "play" - flashcards (englishraven.com)
    (FOR MEMBERS ONLY)
    Set 1: "go" activities Go... hiking | shopping | ice-skating | roller-blading skiing | fishing | running/jogging | bike-riding/cycling horse-riding | bowling | swimming | bird-watching
    Set 2: "play" activities Play... soccer | basketball | baseball | badminton volleyball | tennis | sports | hide-seek | tag | chess cards/card games | bingo | computer games arcade games | board games | golf

 

  • Loisirs - vocabulaire illustré
    Il semble que l'accès direct soit refusé.
    Une fois sur la page d'accueil , cliquer sur Vocabulary Worksheets en haut de la page, à gauche, puis sur Favourite past times battleships worksheet- Teach hobbies vocabulary with pictures (au milieu).
    (esl-galaxy.com)

 

  • Music, Hobbies & Entertainment : Entertainers - Hobbies - Instruments - Outdoor Recreation - Types of Entertainment
    (aussi en ESPAGNOL) flashcards
    (esl-library.com)
    Click on Flashcard Library.

 

  • Joyrides - a photo gallery celebrating the joy and beauty of amusement park rides, especially roller coasters!
    (eduplace.com)

 

 

Facts :

 

 

  • UK housewives rule in online time
    "A survey of more than 27,000 web users in 16 countries has shown that the Chinese spend the largest fraction of their leisure time online."
    + How much leisure time do you spend on the internet?

    (BBC)

 

  • Bobby Fischer (March 9, 1943 - January 17, 2008)
    "an American-born chess Grandmaster, an Icelandic citizen at the time of his death, who became famous as a teenager for his chess-playing ability.
    In 1972, he became the first, and so far only, American to win the official World Chess Championship..."

    (Wikipedia)

 

  • Roller coaster (Wikipedia)
    1 Mechanics
    2 History
    3 Safety
    4 Types of Roller Coasters
    5 Neuroscience of Roller coasters
    6 Major Roller coaster manufacturers...


 

  • Games making waves at E3 (BBC)
    "Games ranging from fantasy adventures to intense shooters have been tempting fans at the E3 games expo
    in Los Angeles."

    THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWIIGHT PRINCESS (WII)
    GEARS OF WAR (XBOX 360)
    HEAVENLY SWORD (PLAYSTATION 3)
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT: THE BURNING CRUSADE (PC)
    HALO 3 (XBOX 360)

 

  • "People who collect things are called by many names. Some of their names are as unusual as the items they collect."
    (factmonster.com)

 

Advice :

Listening :

  • ** Lou : extra curricular activities in the US ** - 1 December 2013
    Lou went to school in the US. She tells us about the activities she chose : the Art Club and the Musical Club.
    http://spips/audiolingua/spip.php?article3691
  • Hobbies (US,1.76Mo )
    (Ac. Reims)
  • Going to a concert
    "Le support d’une séquence montée avec 2 collègues pour nos GAL en 3°. Deux amies parlent d’un concert..."
    Activité 1 : Travail sur les temps, prétérit simple et prétérit en BE + Ving. 
    Activité 2 : Travail sur le questionnement. 
    Activité 3 : Travail sur les formes emphatiques. 
    Activity 4 : Un quiz audio. 
    Activity 5 : Ecoutez et remettez les mots dans l’ordre. 
    Activity 6 : Un mots-croisés pour réviser le vocabulaire.

    (Rodolphe Maurel - soundguideweb.com)

     

  • Melissa : my hobbies
    "Melissa talks about her extra-school activities and what she does in her free time."

    (audio-lingua.eu)

  • Questions with 'like'
    'Like' is a word frequently used in English. It is used in different ways and
    in this programme we compare three different uses:
    talking about personality, physical appearance and hobbies.
    In the programme we challenge Lorenzo from Italy to listen to answers
    and produce the correct question forms.

    + grammar explanation + interactive quiz

    (BBC)

  • Camping - Vocabulary with AUDIO (e-learningforkids.org)
    - puis vérification de l'acquisition du vocabulaire

 

  • Kids (toys and hobbies) -
    Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son
    (languageguide.org)

 

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

 

  • Cartoon Conductor
    "Roll the cursor around the cartoon to animate it with images and music!"

    (creatingmusic.com)

 

  • The Outdoors - a lesson plan (esl-lab.com)
    "Camping, hiking, and fishing. These are just a few activities that people do to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Listen to the words..."
    Vocabulary | Practice | Follow-Up
  • Hobbies and recreation - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

    (esl-lab)
  • Fêtes - vocabulary - Use your mouse to see the words + SON
    (languageguide.org)

  • Sports and recreation (with exercises) - (esl-lab) :
    - Enjoying the Zoo (D)
    - Picnic Preparations (M)
    - Dream Team X (D)
    - It's a Home Run (D)
  • Entertainment (with exercises) - (esl-lab) :
    - Likes and Dislikes (E)
    - Good Old Blues (M)
    - Making Invitations (M)
    - Show Times (M)
    - Movie Review (D)
    - Trivia Game Show (D)
    - Space Radio Theater (D)

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Interactive Book : Hobbies - Created by Laurence HAQUET (Ac. Rouen)
    Visit her BLOG

    (frenchfrogslittleenglishpond.blogspot.com)

  • Hobbies - interactive quiz - 6 questions
    (BBC)

  • Which hobby best suits your personality? - interactive quiz (CNN)

  • Camping - Vocabulary with AUDIO (e-learningforkids.org)
    - puis vérification de l'acquisition du vocabulaire

 

  • Meet Scotty from Oregon and his giant pumpkin - with a video - Activity created by Renée Maufroid



  • VIDEO GAMES - Activités Multimédia (Académie de Dijon)
    "Différents types d'activités sur le thème des jeux vidéo sont proposés, à partir d'enregistrements provenant de
    Voanews :
    QCM, textes à trous, questions ouvertes, expression écrite et orale, discrimination auditive, lien phonie/graphie, accent tonique etc..."
  • Hobbies - Matching exercise - ex : "Reading / book" (isabelperez.com)



  • Hobbies - "Match the hobbies on the right with the objects on the left." (isabelperez.com)
  • Evening entertainment (kaleidovox.hu)
    ex : "You can go to...
    a) a night club b) a good book c) a drink d) an early night"

 

  • Bad Fads Museum (badfads.com)
    "Take a fun and nostalgic look at fashions, collectibles, activities and events which are cherished by some and ridiculed by others."
    - during the '70s

    - with interactive exercises (Alain Krizic)