(toys and hobbies) - (Language Guide) -
Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec
- Transformers robots 'Britain's most popular toy' over past 25 years
"Experts from Toys R Us have disclosed the best-selling toys of the past 25 years as Britain’s biggest toy chain celebrates a quarter of a century of trading this year...
According to company figures, Toys R Us has sold more than 2.5 billion toys to 300 million customers at the chain’s 75 stores across Britain."
+ Toy Timeline
"2010: Toy Story 3 (priced from £4.99) has already influenced British shoppers and is sure to be a stocking filler for children this Christmas."
"are stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes — only a million times actual size! They're humourous, educational, and fun!"
"Soft toy versions of bacteria and viruses like Swine Flu and Ebola."
Flashcards and Cliparts :
(aussi en ESPAGNOL) flashcards (esl-library.com)
Click on Flashcard Library.
: (cliparts) - (Speech Teach UK)
Page 1- Toy box, baby doll, toy train, building blocks
Page 2 - jigsaw, kite, yoyo, teddy bear
Page 3 - crayons, painting, slide, swing
INTERACTIVE exercises :
Lesson plans :
"Have a look at the article, story, word game, cartoon,
trivia and links."
Interactive stories :
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
"Party blowers are categorised as unsafe
for under-14s under new rules."
The Nuki Song
"Time after school play on my computer my nuki never leaves my mouth
even on the playground or on the rollercoaster I never take my nuki out."
+ the VIDEO
a song by Joe Thompson
- with a game
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid
Bear by Elvis Presley :
"Baby let me be,
Your lovin' teddy bear
Put a chain around my neck,
And lead me anywhere..."
Doll by Cliff Richard :
"Got myself a crying, talking, sleeping, walking, living doll
Got to do my best to please her, just 'cause she's a living doll"
Toy retailers unveil top picks for Christmas
"Nothing on the list costs more than £50, and there are many familiar names on it. Spin-off toys from television and films are again very popular."
Lego Obama is inaugurated
"Legoland California has unveiled a miniature model of Barack Obama taking the oath of office as the 44th US president.
The scaled-down version of the ceremony contains more than 1,000 Lego figurines, representing celebrities, officials and other guests."