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Apostrophes - interactive quiz
- 6 questions

(BBC)

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How to agree with someone in an informal conversation
"After you have listened to the programme,
get some more practice with the quiz..."

- with the script
(BBC)

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Arm idioms
1. They're up in arms
2. I'd give my right arm to do it
3. He's twisting my arm

(BBC)

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Interactive crossword about space
(BBC)

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'Newseum'
"A new museum dedicated to the history of reporting the news has opened
in Washington. The 'Newseum' aims to tell the story of how journalism
has changed over time through momentous events and the constantly
changing means of communication."

Listen to the story.
(BBC)

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Hallelujah sung by Rufus Wainwright
(stlyrics.com)
- Use of preterit + present perfect
"Maybe I've been here before
I know this room, I've walked this floor
I used to live alone before I knew you
I've seen your flag on the marble arch
Love is not a victory march
It's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah"
- the VIDEO
(YouTube)

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Perth Zoo - Western Australia
(perthzoo.wa.gov.au)

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Directions - Photo prise sur Rottnest Island
(Sud-Ouest de l'Australie), près de Perth
Permet de travailler les chiffres

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Premier footballers will have to speak English
Non-EU players face test under new migration rules

"South American, African and other non-European footballers who cannot
speak English will be barred from joining Premier League clubs from the
autumn under the new points-based immigration system detailed
by ministers yesterday.

(The Guardian)

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CLEAN TEETH FOR A DIRTY JOB

- exploitation d'un dessin
(utilisé en phase d'anticipation d'un texte)
(Céline Champion - Ac. Grenoble)



CLEAN TEETH FOR A DIRTY JOB
"This strange count lives in an old castle in Transylvania
and he goes to work when you go to bed... Count D. sleeps in a coffin."
- a worksheet

Compréhension écrite - 9 questions -
Utilisation du présent simple
(Ac. Créteil)



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The Spider.
"A Song by Mar - Listen to Mar's song
and try to understand as much as you can.
You know nearly everything!"
Matching - Flashcards (Java / non-Java) - Concentration - Word Search
+ a list of terms used in these activities.
Activities created by: Renée Maufroid

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Persuasive Writing - Advertisements
- PowerPoint Presentation
Click on :
ENGLISH: Text Level: Non-Fiction: Persuasive Writing /
Advertisements

(Primary Resources)

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Qatar-Bahrain Friendship Bridge
"The link will be about 45 kilometers (28 mi) long."
(Wikipedia)

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AIRPORT WORKERS SECURITY RISK
(BBC)


Criminal check loophole
"Last night a Newsnight investigation revealed that foreign workers who work airside at UK airports do not have to undergo full mandatory
criminal records checks."

(BBC)

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About INTERPOL
"INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization,
with 186 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police
co-operation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and
services whose mission is to prevent or combat international crime..."

The word 'INTERPOL' is a contraction of 'international police'.
(interpol.int)

About INTERPOL :
General Secretariat - Member countries - National Central Bureaus -
Governance - History - Legal materials - Distinctive signs -
Commission for the Control of INTERPOL's files /
Core functions / News Drugs and criminal organizations /
Financial and high-tech crime / Fugitives / Public safety and terrorism /
Trafficking in human beings / Corruption / Other crime areas /
Regional activities / International liaison / Publications Recruitment


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Senegalese bandits chop off ears
"Armed men have cut off the left ears of 16 villagers harvesting
cashew nuts in Senegal's rebel-hit Casamance region."

(BBC)

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Rebirth of Welsh whisky spirit
(BBC)

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To have something done
"Listen to Peter Carter's podcast, then play the game."
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

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Prepositions - Location - interactive
"Within these activities pupils will learn interactively to:
- use a wide range of positional language
- describe the location of a character
- describe the location of an object in a variety of environments,
including simple maps
- give oral and written instructions for a route or journey
- write a description of their route to school"
(ngfl-cymru.org.uk)

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Tropical Cyclone Distribution
(metoffice.gov.uk)

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Cross section of a tropical cyclone

(britannica.com)

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Burma cyclone death toll may reach 80,000
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

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Karaoke Play
"Welcome to our online karaoke system where you can start recording
your own songs with your microphone. We offer a free service where people
can play karaoke online. Simply start singing and our system will record
your voice."
(karaokeplay.com)

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Parents Hand Out Unusual Punishments

- a lesson plan

"Were the unusual punishments handed out
by these parents fair or unfair?"

(Education World)

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AERIAL SPORTS
- Visual Vocabulary

(visual.merriam-webster.com)

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Voyages à l'étranger :
formalités administratives et démarches à accomplir

1. Responsabilité | 2. Encadrement | 3. Assurance | 4. Sécurité sociale |
5. Autorisation parentale de sortie du territoire pour élèves mineurs |
6. Composition du dossier élève | 7. Pays soumis à visa |
8. Sécurité et actualité sanitaire du pays de destination |
9. Durée du déplacement | 10. Financement |
(Ac. Reims)

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Preparing for an oral exam
Mind Mapping Slideshow
"An activity for my students to help brainstorm and organize ideas
and concepts during oral presentations or exams"
(Prévu pour le lycée - à adapter pour le collège)

(Laurence Bernard - Ac. Martinique)

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Conjunctions : Presentation
(grammar.ccc.commnet.edu)

 

Conjunctions : Exercises
Coordinating Conjunctions - Basic gap-fill exercise. (10 questions)
Subordinating Conjunctions - Basic multiple-choice exercise. (8 questions)
Subordinating Conjunctions - Sentence-writing exercise. (6 sentences)
(englishpage.com)

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The FBI agent and the suicide bomber
Red-handed - How an FBI agent saw through a Nairobi bomber
- with VIDEOS
(BBC)

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New immigration rules announced
"Details of rules controlling the number of skilled migrants from outside the European Economic Area working in the UK are due to be revealed later."

(BBC)

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CCTV boom 'failing to cut crime'
"Huge investment in closed-circuit TV technology has failed to cut UK crime,
a senior police officer has warned...
an "utter fiasco" - with only 3% of London's street robberies
being solved using security cameras."

+ New database
(BBC)

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EXEMPLES DE SUPPORTS POUR L'EVALUATION
de la Compréhension Orale et de l'Interaction en classe de 3e

/ validation A2 pour le DNB
- My favourite actor
+ Fichier son
(Ac. Nice)

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Animals - Interactive games :
American Forest - African River -
African Grassland Animals - Backyard Animals

(sheppardsoftware.com)

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Evaluation de compréhension orale - Niveau 3ème
(Cécile Clavel - Haute-Garonne)
Rugby in Wales
+ Fichier son
(elllo.org)

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Animals - What do they look like ?

(sheppardsoftware.com)

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Cat Games - interactive
+ Quizzes and Articles
(sheppardsoftware.com)

 

Animal Quizzes - interactive
(sheppardsoftware.com)

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The Mid-Atlantic States :
animated activities and games
"The Mid-Atlantic States (also called Middle Atlantic States) of the
United States traditionally refers to that section of the Atlantic Seaboard
between New England and the South. The definition always includes
New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and usually includes Delaware, Maryland, and Washington D.C. Virginia and West Virginia are
sometimes included as well."
(sheppardsoftware.com)

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Earth Day Fun - 17 activities
(sheppardsoftware.com)

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Europe Quizzes - interactive
Cities - Countries - Flags
(triviaplaza.com)

European Countries : Level 3 - Drag and Drop Exercise
(sheppardsoftware.com)

European Geography - interactive games
Capitals - Countries - Landscape
(sheppardsoftware.com)

Europe : Download a free blank map
(sheppardsoftware.com)

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Not always a good substitute
(cagle.com)

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Mayor Johnson vows to cut crime
"Boris Johnson has pledged to tackle the "scourge" of crime on London's transport system as a key priority in his new role as mayor of the city...
he said he would use the resources of the mayor's office
to address youth violence...
Other items on his agenda include revisiting the controversial congestion
charging policies in central and west London, building 50,000 more homes, increasing river transport options and amending the London Plan to ensure
back garden space is protected from development. Mr Johnson said his
new job included the need to build bridges with communities."

(BBC)

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Government policy toward illegal immigrants
(March 2007)
(media.gallup.com)

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Illegal workers prosecutions rise
"There has been a dramatic increase in the number of employers being
prosecuted for hiring illegal immigrants, the BBC has learned."

(BBC)

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Australian English Glossary from A to Zed - Travelogue
(travel-library.com)

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AMERICAN VERNACULAR and FOLKSONG LIST
Nursery Rhymes - Games - Patriotic - Cowboy - Christian -
Lullaby - Work

(edu-cyberpg.com)

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The world's most influential people:
leaders, thinkers, heroes, artists, scientists and more"

(TIME)

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The 11th Hour
Film Synopsis - Film Trailer - Short Clips - Poster
"Leonardo DiCaprio's "The 11th Hour" is a feature length documentary concerning the environmental crises caused by human actions
and their impact on the planet."
(11thhouraction.com)



Two other free online films in Flash by Leonardo Di Caprio :
Global Warning and Water Planet
(bottom right)

(leonardodicaprio.org)

MORE LINKS about 'The 11th Hour'
on Infonews n°332 from 04/05/2008

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Label R.I.P. ("Reconnu d'Intérêt Pédagogique") :
résultats de la commission multimédia du 19 mars 2008
(educnet.education.fr)

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Verbbusters

Irregular verbs - Test your level.
Levels : Beginner / Easy / Medium / Difficult / Advanced / Special
(verbbusters.com)

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Johnson wins London mayoral race
"Boris Johnson has won the race to become the next mayor of London
- ending Ken Livingstone's eight-year reign at City Hall."

- an article and a video
(BBC)

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The Boris Story
"A look at the colourful life and times of
London's new mayor, Boris Johnson."

(BBC)

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Tornadoes tear through Virginia
- an article and a video
(BBC)

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PC keyboards dirtier than toilet seats
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

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Winning is Everything - Sportsmanship and Leadership
- a video "about something inspirational that took place
on a college softball field in Portland, Oregon recently."

(barbarafeldman.com)
or on YouTube

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Sustainable development

It "is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while
preserving the natural environment so that these needs can be met
not only in the present, but in the indefinite future."

1 Scope and definitions
2 Environmental sustainability
3 Decade of Education for Sustainable Development...

(Wikipedia)

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YouthXchange
- towards sustainable lifestyles
"Planet Earth is facing a severe global crisis. Inefficient consumption and production patterns are putting an unbearable strain on our planet.
youthxchange is designed to help trainers and individuals to understand
and communicate on sustainable lifestyles."
(youthxchange.net)

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YouthXchange - towards sustainable lifestyles
Training Kit on responsible consumption - The Guide

(UNESCO)

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Vietnam 1945 to 1975: timeline
- Key events in the background to the Vietnam war

(BBC)

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WALLACE & GROMIT.

A Close Shave

(Niveau 4ème)



- Sheep - Vocabulary
- Close Shave - Sequence - Episode 1
- Present Perfect - Episode 1
- Close Shave - Worksheet - Script - Episode 1 - Correction
- Crosswords - Clues (key) (.rtf)
- Close Shave - Test - Episode 2
- Correction - Test - Episode 2
- Close Shave - Worksheet - Episode 2
- Close Shave - Episode 3
- Close Shave - Episode 4
- Close Shave - Pairwork - Characters
- Close Shave - Pairwork - Present Perfect

Des activités proposées par

Marina Bureaud (Ac. Poitiers)

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Dictionaraoke
The singing Dictionary

"Audio clips from online dictionaries sing the hits of yesterday and today.
The fun of karaoke meets the word power of the dictionary."

(dictionaraoke.org)

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Tiger Adventure Games
"These interactive games are appropriate for kids age 10 and higher.
All games are courtesy of the Tiger Information Center, a tiger conservation website that was developed by the Minnesota Zoo and is currently funded
and maintained by the Save The Tiger Fund."

(mnzoo.com)

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Open Source Shakespeare

Features :
concordance + keyword search + advanced search +statistics
Plays :
by genre + by number of lines + character list + character search
Sonnets and Poems :
individual sonnets + sonnets compared side-by-side
+ all sonnets + all poems
(opensourceshakespeare.org)

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Career Videos
- You can donload 1737 films about careers in 17 different fields
- anglais US,
3 formats : mov, mpg uncaptioned et captioned

(web1.dol.state.nj.us)

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Glossary of Ten Discussion Techniques

(btinternet.com)

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Prepare for Discussion
"A work-scheme for Higher Intermediate & Advanced Level ESL Students"
1. Alternative Beliefs 2. Animal Welfare 3. The Arts 4. Crime & Punishment
5. Cultural Differences 6. Economics 7. Education 8. Environment 9. Fashion
10. Food 11. Health 12. Holidays 13. Language Learning 14. Male & Female Roles
15. Marriage 16. The Media 17. Political Systems 18. Religion
19. Rich and Poor World 20. Science & Technology 21. Society 22. Sport
23. Traditions 24. Transport 25. Travel 26. Violence 27. Work
28. Youth & Old Age
(btinternet.com)

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Emoticons, emails and letter writing
- 3 lessons (3 levels)
"Do you prefer to write letters or send emails?
Do you use emoticons when you write emails?
What do you think when you receive an email containing emoticons?"
(onestopenglish.com)

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Coca-Cola - interactive quiz
(funtrivia.com)

Test Your Coke® IQ
- interactive quizzes
(thecoca-colacompany.com)

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Definition of a Refugee
- a video
with the transcript

(iptv.org)

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Audio and scripts
"All of the latest downloads on one page:
audio, video, scripts and activities"

(BBC)

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Racing - Interactive crossword
From horse racing to F1 to rat race
- this week's crossword is all about racing!

(BBC)

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Expressions with body parts
- interactive quiz - 6 questions

(BBC)

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WALLACE & GROMIT.
A Close Shave - a worksheet
(Niveau : 4ème Europe)
sent by Francis Henné
(Ac. Nancy-Metz)

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Grand Theft Auto IV to smash sales records

- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)



GTA game 'to break sales records'
- with a video
(BBC)

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The Olympic Charter
It "is the codification of the Fundamental Principles of Olympism, Rules
and Bye-Laws adopted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)..."
(en.beijing2008.cn)

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Northbourne Park School - a video
It "is one the leading independent prep schools in Kent offering nursery,
day and boarding facilities to girls and boys aged from 3-13."

(northbournepark.com)

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Recently, I was diagnosed with A. A. A. D. D.
- Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.
A poem
(members.shaw.ca)
+ A page with animations
(neddy.blogsome.com)

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Migrants in Calais, France - a video
(iht.com)

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BEIJING 2008 - OLYMPIC SPORTS
- a webquest (Version 2)

avec des activités supplémentaires proposées par

Marina Bureaud (Ac. Poitiers)

+ Teacher's Notes

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LIEN MODIFIE

Is tech good for kids?
PARENTS FRET OVER WHEN A CHILD SHOULD HAVE
A LAPTOP OR CELL PHONE

- an article
(siliconvalley.com)

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Le site

http://www.kizclub.com/
est à nouveau accessible.

 


Like Master , like Dog

"You work for the RSPCA, and shelter a few dogs found straying on the road.
Your mission is to identify the dog owners to bring the dogs back home..."
Voir également "Documents annexes"
= Student's worksheet + Teacher's Notes
(antice.apinc.org)

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31 May is World No Tobacco Day.
"Practise your English while you learn about smoking.
Have a look at the article, poems, word game, cartoon, trivia and links."

(British Council)

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22 May is International Day for Biological Diversity
.
"Practise your English while you learn about biodiversity.
Take a look at the article, poem, word game, cartoon, trivia and links."

(British Council)

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15 May is International Day of Families.
"Practise your English while you learn about families.
Take a look at the article, poem, cartoon, trivia, links and word game."

(British Council)

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Practise your English while you learn about the UK.
"Have a look at UK Culture features, articles, poems, word games,
cartoons, polls, trivia, history and links."

(British Council)

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03 May is World Press Freedom Day.
"Practise your English while you learn about press censorship.
Take a look at the article, story ('Farenheit 451' by Ray Bradbury),
word game, cartoon, poll, trivia and links."

(British Council)

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Les sites olympiques de Pékin 2008 - DIAPORAMA
(20minutes.fr)



Olympic Venue Distribution - a map
+ PHOTOS
(en.beijing2008.cn)

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On board the biggest cruise liner
"Take a tour around the Independence of the Seas,
the largest cruise liner ever to sail from the UK."

(BBC)

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Olympic Sports - Crossword Puzzle
(Ac. Nancy-Metz)

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Olympic Sports - a webquest
Niveau 6ème
(Ac. Nancy-Metz)

 

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