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COURTROOM / CINEMA

Trial movies "is a film genre, also commonly referred to as courtroom drama." - with examples (Wikipedia)
COURT-ROOM MOVIES (flixster.com)
Top 10 Courtroom Movies of All Time (courtreporterschools.com)
Great Courtroom Movies (springfieldlibrary.org)
The 5 Most Wildly Illegal Court Rulings in Movie History (cracked.com)

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PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS

Photo Gallery: Pedestrian Signals Around the World
(spiegel.de)


"...with a fairytale light in honor of the great Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen,
crossing the streets of Germany’s northern neighbor can be quite amusing."

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SCHOOLS

British Culture 7 - British Schools
- a webquest created by Laurence Haquet (Ac. Rouen)

Niveau : 4ème EURO

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HALLOWEEN / PREPOSITIONS

Wendy's cats
"Watch the slideshow and play the game." 

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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LOVE

BOB from Jacob Frey on Vimeo.
"This animated short story is from Jacob Frey and his fellow students at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.
The real ending comes after the credits begin." 

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STAMPS

In pictures: Royal Mail's alphabetical landmark stamps
"Royal Mail has begun an alphabetical tour of the UK with its first set of stamps depicting what it calls "iconic" landmarks."

(BBC)

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GHOSTS

Ghost Hosts of the UK and the US
(neatorama.com)

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CLEVER CAT

Slideshow: Amazing story of the clever cat who led RSPCA rescuer to her kittens
+ an article

(cambridge-news.co.uk)

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WEATHER

What's the weather like ? - interactive game with AUDIO
"What's the weather like in China? What's the weather like in Egypt?
Listen to the weather news and put the weather symbols in the right places."

(learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

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TOYS

Cartoon: Killjoys 'R' Us
"This cartoon by Paul Thomas from The Daily Express relates to news that 'meddling EU bureaucrats' are planning
to ban traditional toys, including party squeakers, magnetic fishing games and toy lipsticks, because they do not conform to safety regulations." 
Full story >>
+ VOCABULARY + NOTE + LINKS

(englishblog.com)

"Party blowers are categorised as unsafe
for under-14s under new rules."

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SCHOOL / SCANNER

Florida School District Installs Fingerprint Scanners to Take Attendance
"School officials decided to place finger scanners at the entrance to Chipley High School, where incoming students are scanned in each morning." 

(neatorama.com)

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COMPREHENSION ECRITE

Exercices de compréhension écrite - interactifs
(le-precepteur.net)

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THANKSGIVING

Thanksgiving - Didapages by Danièle Lagarde - interactive
Niveau : 5ème

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PLACE NAMES

Saxon Place Names
"When settlers came to Britain, they built villages and towns and gave them names.
Use your maps of Sussex and East Anglia to find places with the endings below in them..."

(primaryresources.co.uk)

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ALPHABET / ANIMALS

Alphabetical animals
(primaryresources.co.uk)

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THANKSGIVING

Thanksgiving
(audio-lingua.eu)

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FRUITS

Nuts and seeds - The Visual Dictionary
(ikonet.com)

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ICONIC IMAGES

Top 11 icons
"Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, the Coca-Cola bottle and Christ are history's top iconic images, according to an Oxford professor.
Martin Kemp has collated a selection of 11 images for his book Christ To Coke - How Image Becomes Icon."
In pictures
:
1. Christ - 2. The Cross - 3. The Heart - 4. The Lion - 5. Mona Lisa - 6. Che - 7. Napalmed and Naked -
8. Stars and Stripes - 9. Coke: The Bottle - 10. DNA - 11. E=mc²

Your iconic images
(BBC)

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STEVE JOBS

 

Apple 'visionary' Steve Jobs - His products -
Interactive activities - Worksheets - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Caricatures
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Cartoons - Songs - Videos

 

Steve Jobs Tribute "We all are Steve" - Pantless Knights
This song was inspired by Jay-Z's retirement anthem "What More Can I Say".
The lyrics are under the video on YouTube.

 

La toile rend hommage à Steve Jobs - diaporama
(20minutes.fr)

"Sur thejailbreakbay.com, Clément Poiret a créé un portrait de Steve Jobs à partir d’objets Apple."

 

CNET Video: Steve Jobs—A Life in Technology
"A journey through the ups and downs of a career that has changed both the tech industry and our culture at large."

+ MORE VIDEOS
(news.cnet.com)

 

The Biz Quiz: Steve Jobs Special Edition
"The excellent tutor2u Business Studies Blog has a tribute edition of The Biz Quiz, featuring 10 questions
based on the life of Steve Jobs, one of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs, who sadly passed away on 5 October 2011.
You can also download a printable version of the quiz."

(englishblog.com)

 

Cartoon: The Death of Steve Jobs
"In this cartoon from The Guardian Martin Rowson pays tribute to the co-founder of Apple Inc, who has died at 56 from cancer..."
(englishblog.com)

 

The cult of Steve Jobs - 6 October 2011
"Steve Jobs's combination of success and secrecy endeared him to people across the world, who mourned his death in public."
(BBC)

 

Steve Jobs (3) - "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish" Stanford Speech in 2005
VIDEO  online + BILINGUAL  version of a famous speech, by Apple's co-founder 
Téléchargement Steve Jobs's Stanford Report
(sabironlangues.typepad.fr)

 

Steve Jobs (cont.)
(sabironlangues.typepad.fr)
Comprehension :
1-   BEFORE listening,  ANTICIPATE the most likelyVERB FORM in today's context:
Téléchargement Steve Jobs_20 VERBS
2 - Then .....
+ AUDIO

(BBC)

 

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CHARLES DICKENS

Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens - Dickens 2012
(dickens2012.org)

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KOREAN STUDENTS

A Day in the Life of a Korean Student
"Korean students are smart. They consistently rank among the top performing students in the world, especially in math,
but it’s no surprise, given their study habits and sheer relentlessness...
The following is my attempt to describe a typical day in the life of a fictional Korean middle school student..."

(happenchance.net)

Thanks to Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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NATIONALITIES

Nationalities - a lesson - interactive
(worldofteacherfortin.perso.sfr.fr)

Nationalities - interactive activities
(worldofteacherfortin.perso.sfr.fr)

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INTRODUCTIONS

Introductions - Didapages - a lesson - interactive
Niveau : 6ème
(worldofteacherfortin.perso.sfr.fr)

Introductions - interactive activities
Niveau : 6ème
(worldofteacherfortin.perso.sfr.fr)

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CRAZY DRIVERS

The crazy drivers who have stunned police + VIDEOS
"Hampshire Police have revealed they spotted a motorist driving while using a laptop, writing down the answers
to a quiz on the radio and drinking coffee all at the same time. Here are some other motorists whose driving left a lot to be desired..."

Driver caught drinking and writing
(telegraph.co.uk)

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RICK PERRY

Perry is failing... - Cartoons
(cagle.com)

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STEVE JOBS

Steve Jobs RIP - Cartoons
(blog.cagle.com)

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NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Nobel Peace Prize recognises women rights activists -  7 October 2011
"This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded jointly to three women
- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen."

+ AUDIO + VIDEOS
(BBC)

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WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

Afghanistan: Ten Years Later - Cartoons
(blog.cagle.com)

War in Afghanistan - 10 years on
- an interactive timeline
"From 9/11 to the death of Burhanuddin Rabbani, trace the major events surrounding the international invasion of Afghanistan."

(guardian.co.uk)

Afghanistan war: A decade of war - with videos
(hosted.ap.org)

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PUB

The Hand & Flowers pub
located in the beautiful Georgian town of Marlow (Buckinghamshire)
"In this year's Michelin Guide we have been awarded 2 Stars...
The Hand and Flowers has won the AA Restaurant of the Year Award (England) for 2011/2012."

See MENU
(thehandandflowers.co.uk)

 

 

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SEJOURS PEDAGOGIQUES

Vademecum voyages - Version 2011
de Marina Bureaud (Ac. Poitiers)

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ROYAL TOWNS

The royal towns - 5 October 2011
"Wootton Bassett joins an elite band of towns given Royal status."

(telegraph.co.uk)


List of place names with royal patronage in the United Kingdom
The list "includes both those granted a royal title or status by express wish of a specific monarch,
and those with prefixes or suffixes such as "King's" or "Regis" that relate to historic ownership of the area by the Crown."

(Wikipedia)

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ROYAL PARKS

Bushy Park
North of Hampton Court Palace

(royalparks.gov.uk)

Bushy Park "is the second largest of London's Royal Parks, at 445 hectares (1,100 acres) in area..."
(Wikipedia)

 

 

Download a detailed map of Bushy Park.

 

 

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SPELLING

Rock 'n' Roll Spelling Bee: S-O-N-G-S That Have Us Spellbound
+ Videos
(spinner.com)

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10 DOWNING STREET / LARRY

Larry "is the name of the current 10 Downing Street cat popularly known as the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office...
Larry's exploits and observations on life at Number 10 have now become the subject of a weekly cartoon
in The Sunday Express drawn by cartoonist Ted Harrison. "

(Wikipedia)

Downing Street Cartoons and Comics
(cartoonstock.com)

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WHITE HOUSE RACE

Chris Christie rules himself out of White House race - 4 October 2011
"New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced that he is not running for the White House, after weeks of calls for him to enter the race."

See Profile: Chris Christie
(BBC)

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NATURAL DISASTERS

Online Storm Resources: How to Prepare For and Weather Through Natural Disasters
with "information and tips to be ready for and stay safe during hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and blizzards.  
There is also information on each type of storm to give readers additional insight on how they are formed, etc."
+ LINKS
(accredited-online-college-degrees.com)

Thanks to Lauren Spencer and her student Brianna

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TICE / GRAMMAIRE

Illustrer une notion grammaticale en utilisant les TICE et internet
et comment intégrer l’utilisation de l’informatique pour ensuite valider le B2i
par Dominique Leiba

(another-teacher.net)

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Transport
"London 2012 is aiming for 100 per cent of spectators to get to the Games by public transport, or by walking or cycling...
This work will help tens of thousands of spectators get to and from the Games each day...
At Games time, BP – London 2012’s official Carbon Offset Partner – will help keep more than 5,000 Games Family vehicles
running smoothly with advanced fuels, low-carbon bio fuels and engine oils."

(london2012.com)

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Security jobs
Job title + Summary of job
(london2012.com)

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RICK PERRY

Rick Perry suggests US military role in Mexico drug war - 2 October 2011
"Texas Governor Rick Perry - who is seeking the Republican nomination for US president - has said he would consider
sending American troops into Mexico to combat drug-related violence...
Correspondents say Mr Perry's comments may be aimed at showing he is tough on border security and illegal immigration
- issues on which he has been attacked by other contenders for the Republican nomination. "

(BBC)

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Dernières nouveautés d'Audio-Lingua :

CONDITIONAL :


** Rebecca : what would you bring on a desert island ?  ** par  Rebecca (Yorkshire, England) - 1er octobre 2011
Rebecca tells us about the things she would take with her if she had to go on a desert island.
->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1709

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STEREOTYPES :

** Goeff : what French think about the English ** par  Geoff (Southampton, England) - 1er octobre 2011
Goeff, an Englishman, tells us about stereotypes and cliches about English people.
->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1708


** Geoff : What English think about the French ** par  Geoff (Southampton, England) - 1er octobre 2011
Geoff, an Englishman, tells us about all the cliches about French people.
->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1707


** Rebecca : stereotypes about English people ** par  Rebecca (Yorkshire, England) - 1er octobre 2011
Rebecca tells us about what the French think of the English : stereotypes and cliches.
->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1706


** Rebecca : stereotypes about French people ** par  Rebecca (Yorkshire, England) - 1er octobre 2011

Rebecca tells us what English people think of French people : stereotypes and clichés.
->  http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article1705

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Boney M. - Calendar Song

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Twitter in Plain English

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ANIMALS / ALPHABET

The Animal Alphabet
(thehollowtrees.com)

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Thanks to Sabrina Jantzen

 

 

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SPY

6 Real World Spy Gadgets Straight Out of the Movies
(cracked.com)

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ACRONYMS

Most commonly used acronyms in English
(helium.com)

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SCHOOL

Homework for the 4èmes

"You must watch the powerpoint "school's cool in the USA" and compare it with the powerpoint "school in the UK"."
See the attachments...
by Virginie Gosset (Ac. Strasbourg)

 

 

 

London 2012 - Olympic architecture
It is less than a year until the Olympic velodrome - with its smooth, curved elliptical lines -
will be filled with the world's fastest cyclists. But before any medals have been awarded, the new building is winning its own plaudits.
It has been shortlisted for the 2011 Stirling Prize for architecture.
(BBC)

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Rugby World Cup For Kids
"Get the kids involved and excited by 2011's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand
with our activities, colouring pages, flag printables, puzzles and more!"

(activityvillage.co.uk)

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WEBQUESTS

2 webquests créées par Laurence Haquet (Ac. Rouen) pour sa classe de 4ème EURO :


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BACK TO SCHOOL SPEECH

President Obama’s Third Annual Back to School Speech - September 28, 2011
VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT
(whitehouse.gov)

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In the background :

"Un skateboarder passe devant un graffiti à Los Angeles en Californie." 
(20minutes.fr)