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Who does what?
At-a-glance guide to Europe's Institutions and Agencies
European Commission  |  Council of Ministers  |  European Parliament  |  
Court of Justice
 |  Court of Auditors  |  European Central Bank  |  Agencies  |  
How they work

(BBC)

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Material World
+ For Teachers
"Pupils will learn about materials, processes and techniques used in art through
the different categories of Paint, Wood, Metal, Earth, Animal, Stone and
Composite, where information and interactive activities are provided.
They can gain more information about key works of art by visiting the ‘Gallery’
and unusual words are defined in the ‘Glossary’.
Works of art from 5 museums are featured:
The Bowes Museum, Compton Verney, The Holburne Museum of Art,
Waddesdon Manor and The Wallace Collection."

(museumnetworkuk.org)

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Fun with Animal Materials
+ Some suggestions for animal related discussions and practical activities
+ A Glossary
(museumnetworkuk.org)

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Falkirk Wheel
= "a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.
The difference in the levels of the two canals at the wheel is 24 metres..."

(Wikipedia)


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A private matter
(cagle.com)

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McCain Accepts Nomination
(September 4, 2008)
"I won't let you down!"
(washingtonpost.com)


McCain vows to fight to change US

"John McCain promises "change is coming" as he accepts
the Republican party's candidacy for the White House."

+ Full Text: John McCain
+ Live text commentary
+ In pictures: Day Four
+ Republican Convention diary

(BBC)



Watch VIDEOS
(gopconvention2008.com)

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Obama Accepts Historic Democratic Presidential Nomination
(listen-and-write.com)

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Homework excuse
A short classroom dialogue on excuses for homework
Dictation

(listen-and-write.com)

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Enjoy 4e éd 2008 cdrom enseignant/classe
(Editions Didier)


Extraits

  • Introduction du Guide
  • Book 1 : Situation 1 & 2
  • Book 1 - Situation 1 : Test
  • Book 1 - Situation 2 : Test
  • Book 2 - Situation 1
  • Book 2 - Situation 1 : fiches photocopiables
  • Book 2 - Situation 1 : fiche de révision
  • Book 2 - Situation 1 : Test
  • Book 2 - Situation 1 : Test Performance

+ D'autres extraits proposés en bas de la page Enjoy 4e

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VOCABULARY :

A sea wall - a clipart
(stmarysmedia.co.uk)

A sea wall is "a wall, or embankment, to resist encroachments of the sea."
(websters-online-dictionary.org)

Synonyms
= barrier, breakwater, dam, dike, etc..
(freethesaurus.net)

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A leaking dyke / dike (US)
(fotosearch.com)

A dyke (or dike)
= "A barrier constructed to contain the
flow or water or to keep out the sea".

Synonyms:
butch (n), dam (n), levee (n), dike (v).
(websters-online-dictionary.org)

 

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Promoting cosmetic products
"
Three people catch up on their sleep as they hang suspended from a billboard
at Victoria Station, London, to promote cosmetic products that claim
to improve sleep quality.
"
(BBC - Picture 6)

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Sleeping in a gym
"Parents of newly arrived freshmen students sleep in a gym (350 mats)
at the Central China Normal University in Wuhan, Hubei province."

(BBC - Picture 2)

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VOCABULARY :

A bamboo floor mat

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Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport sung by Rolf Harris
- with an animation

(YouTube)
+ Lyrics :
"Tan me hide when I'm dead, Fred
Tan me hide when I'm dead
So we tanned his hide when he died, Clyde
And that's it hangin' on the shed"

(lyrics007.com)

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Two Little Boys sung by Rolf Harris
- with an animation

(YouTube)
+ Lyrics :
"Two little boys had two little toys
Each had a wooden horse
Gayly they played each summer's day
Warriors both of course
One little chap then had a mishap
Broke off his horse's head..."

(lyrics007.com)

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Court of King Caractacus - Rolf Harris - Karaoke
+ Video with an animation
(YouTube)
+ Lyrics
"Now the fascinating witches who put the scintilating stiches in the britches of
the boys who put the powder on the noses on the faces of the ladies of the harem
of the court of King Catactacus, were just passing by..."

(lyrics007.com)

Rolf Harris
"an Australian musician, singer, composer, painter, and television host."
(Wikipedia)

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Six White Boomers
Australian Christmas Carol sung by Rolf Harris
(YouTube)
- the LYRICS :
"Early on one Christmas Day, a Joey Kanga-roo
Was far from home and lost in a great big zoo
Mummy, where's my mummy, they've taken her a-way
We'll help you find your mummy son, hop on the sleigh..."

(lyrics007.com)

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Science Animations
Movies and Interactive Tutorial Links
(science.nhmccd.edu)

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Smoking - The facts
- a multimedia presentation with questions
(nlm.nih.gov)

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Depression - a multimedia presentation with questions
(nlm.nih.gov)

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The Constitution for Kids
(usconstitution.net)

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Smileys
(mouserunner.com)

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Le colloque Cyber-Langues 2008 : Le bilan
(cyber-langues.asso.fr)

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GOOGLE Chrome - a strip cartoon
(google.com)

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Further information on Death penalty/Legal concern, Charles Dean Hood
"Charles Hood was sentenced to death in 1990 for the murders of Ronald Williamson and Tracie Lynn Wallace in 1989. Twenty years old at the time of the crime,
Charles Hood has been on death row for nearly 18 years...
Texas accounts for 406 of the USA’s 1,106 executions carried out since 1977."

(amnesty.org)

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Amos Moses sung by Jerry Reed (1937 - 2008)
- the video with the lyrics on the right

"Well Amos Moses was a Cajun,
He lived by himself in the swamp.
He hunted alligators for a livin,
He just knocked 'em in the head with a stump..."

(YouTube)


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Find out the positions of Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain
on key election issues

(BBC)

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20 examples of grammar misuse

"Grammar just ain't what it used to be, it seems..."
(BBC)

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English Speaking World
ESW est une collection de photos de pays anglophones compilée
à partir des photos que vous voulez bien partager avec les autres utilisateurs.
Ces photos sont libres de droits pour une utilisation pédagogique et personnelle.

(openenglishweb.org)

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Formation TBI
Un tableau blanc interactif en classe de langue
Les avantages - Les inconvénients - Les ressources

(hazmat.free.fr)

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Inside the issues
- Where do the candidates stand on the issues? Find out here!

(timeforkids.com)

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News Photos - UPI Slideshow
(United Press International)

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GOOGLE Chrome (BETA)
- le nouveau navigateur Google

(google.com)
See a VIDEO explaining Chrome's new features
(BBC)

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Jolie posters 'glamorised guns'
Two posters for an Angelina Jolie film have been criticised
by advertising watchdogs for making guns attractive.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled
the Wanted posters were not suitable to be seen by children.
It added that the use of a glamorous actress, gun images
and aspirational text "could glamorise violence".

(BBC)

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Nature museum unveils 'cocoon'
"London's Natural History Museum unveils the interactive centre
that will soon house 34 million plant and insect specimens...
The spectacular new wing of London's Natural History Museum has been unveiled."

(BBC)

 


Activités langagières - Production Orale
De nombreux liens

(Ac. de la Martinique)

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Débats citoyens
OUTILS :
Critères d'évaluation - Pistes d'observation - Grille d'évaluation pour le collège
DEBATS dans la CLASSE :
Des propositions pour l'entraînement - Contradiction cards - arguments
-
Proposition de travail menant à un débat sur "bullying"
(Ac. Caen)

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Notes on a small island: The things that make Britain great
- with a slide show

"From rolling hills to rolling cheeses, morris dancing to readers' wives,
our nation has a host of endearing pecularities to celebrate..."

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English Surnames by Mark Antony Lower - the text
  An essay on family nomenclature, historical, etymological, and humorous
  (books.google.fr) 

 

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Labor Day 2008
(cagle.com)

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BASIC LISTENING ACTIVITIES

"Each of these activities has short statements or questions to which the learner responds. These are perfect for beginning or low intermediate students. Each activity has pre- and post-listening questions, sample sentences, or comments for discussion."
Names / Restaurants / Directions Around Town / Movies /
Clothing and Fashion / ...

ex: Shopping Centers : Malls and Department Stores
(Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - esl-lab.com)

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Des outils d'évaluation des compétences en seconde
avec fichiers mp3
Peuvent être utilisés en fin de 3ème.
- Compréhension de l'oral – S'INFORMER : prélever l'information (3ème - 2nde)
- Compréhension de l'oral – S'INFORMER : organiser l'information (3ème - 2nde)
- Les autres compétences: écrit et production orale (3ème - 2nde)
First day at school
Huckleberry Finn
Where to eat in New Orleans?
Bullying
Ellis Island

Dante's Peak
(Ac. Caen)

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The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920's
A collection of pictures and information of the Klan of the 20's.

(YouTube)

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Identifying a gang member
- clipart
(fotosearch.com)

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MONSOON by Tokio Hotel
- with
activities
(Isabel Perez)
- the VIDEO (YouTube)

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Calendar Sticker Page
Stickers of special days and events to be used on calendars and schedules.
Includes two pages.

(setbc.org)

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Dreamland - a story
(nozen.com)

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LABOR DAY


Labor Day

(cagle.com)

 


Gracias

(cagle.com)

 

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Ireland - a webquest
"You will be visiting a city or region of Ireland.  They are Galway, Dublin, Cork,
or County Kerry.  Throughout this trip you will keep a journal to record your experiences.  You want to keep track of the places you go, the food you eat,
the people you meet, and everything about the culture of Ireland."

(education.umd.edu)

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VOCABULARY :

Loot / Looting / Looters

Loot
Definition / Antonyms...
(answers.com)

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Ramadan
(by Dhipa & Taslima Begum)

- PowerPoint Presentation
R.E. RESOURCES / Islam
(Primary Resources)

Ramadan
(by Rhian Shellard)
- PowerPoint Presentation

R.E. RESOURCES / Islam
(Primary Resources)

 

Ramadan
It "is the ninth month of the Islamic year. Siyam or Saum ("fasting" in English)
is the third of the Five Pillars of Islam and involves fasting during Ramadan."

(academickids.com)

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What is a war crime ?
(BBC)

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Animal activists urge humane hats for London changing of the guard
(BBC)

Bearskin - See British use
"The standard bearskin of the British Foot Guards is 18 inches tall, weighs one and a half pounds and is made from the fur of the Canadian brown bear and is dyed black."
(Wikipedia)

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Nigerian man to divorce 82 wives
"A Nigerian religious leader with 86 wives has accepted an Islamic decree
ordering him to divorce all but four of them, local authorities say...
The former teacher and Islamic preacher lives in Niger State
with his wives and at least 170 children."

(BBC)

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McCain picks female running mate
- a lesson plan

(Breaking News English)

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SPECIAL PROJECT "INDIA"
Exercices interactifs sur des sites Internet
et des documents audio originaux.

(my-english-courses.com)

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Evaluations 6ème anglais 2008

"Protocole académique d'évaluation en fin de CM2 ou entrée en sixième
qui propose toutes les ressources nécessaires à la passation
ainsi qu'au traitement des résultats."
En bas de page : le livret de l'élève, les fichiers son , le livret du professeur.
(Ac. Nantes)

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What would you do ?
- a joke
(jokes4teachers.com)

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Stickers in all official / national languages
of the Council of Europe member States

(ecml.at)

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Back to school cartoons
PowerPoint Presentation
sent by Françoise Chapellier (Ac. La Réunion)
Ce diaporama "a bien marché avec des 4è et 3è.
Les objectifs sont à moduler selon le niveau
mais ce sont des déclencheurs de paroles
qui amusent et donc stimulent les élèves.
Expression orale en interaction / en continu.
En mêlant toutes ces pistes, l'élève est ensuite capable
de composer un petit texte sur lui, ses parents, ses profs."

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Comic Book Legends
- a picture
(coverbrowser.com)

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Mystery
(irancartoon.com)

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@

(irancartoon.com)

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Sad shape
(bp0.blogger.com)

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The more blankets the better

(mutts.publishingresources.com)

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No, I DON'T want a free stress test

(newyorkette.com)

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A gardener / Gardening

- clipart
(lavenderearth.com)

 


Gardening supplies

- clipart
(a1-garden-supplies.com)

 

 

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McCain picks female running mate
"John McCain has chosen Sarah Palin
('peilin), Governor of Alaska
as his running mate for the US presidential elections.
Jonathan Beale reports from Washington."

(BBC)


McCain unveils 'The Barracuda'
"She was nicknamed "Sarah Barracuda" during her college years
for her aggressive basketball playing style."

(BBC)

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Animated guide : Hurricanes
The destructive power of hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones

(BBC)

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Background : Artwork created by Souther Salazar

Attack of the Giant Robot!