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WAYS of WALKING

"The longest journey begins with a single step."
(Lao Tsu)

 

Cliparts and Flashcards - Vocabulary - Facts -
Interactive activities - Activities to print - Lesson plans -
Idioms - Poems, Quotations and Sayings - Cartoons -
Videos - Songs

(Updated on 30/09/2013)

 


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Cliparts and Flashcards :

Translations : WordReference + Le Robert & Collins - Dictionnaire

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    wanderer
    = 1) person who travels aimlessly
    2) person who takes risks

    (thesaurus.reference.com)

     

     

    A PAINTING OF JOHN CLEESE
    IN THE CLASSIC
    MONTY PYTHON SKETCH
    :
    The Ministry of Silly Walks

    (castlestudiosonline.com)

     



    JAYWALK

    = To cross a street illegally or
    in a reckless manner.
    To cross the road at a red light

    (answers.com)

    No jaywalking
    (mobarrett.net)

    = traverser la chaussée
    en dehors des clous

     

    walk out
    (thefreedictionary.com)

    = se mettre en grève

     

    sleepwalk
    (fetchfido.co.uk)

    = être somnambule

     


    hobble

    (unitedcommand.com)

    = clopiner, boitiller

     


    stagger

    (i32.photobucket.com)

    = chanceler, tituber

     

    tiptoe
    (fotosearch.com)

    = marcher en silence
    (sur la pointe des pieds)


    stroll

    (merriam-webster.com)
    - UPDATED

    = se promener

     


    wander

    (bike-and-smile.de)

    = errer; se promener, flâner

     


    stride

    (hawaii.edu)

    = marcher à grands pas,
    à grandes enjambées

     


    plod

    (farm4.static.flickr.com)

    = avancer d'un pas lourd
    ou pesant

     


    toddle

    (allschoolparents.
    homestead.com)

    = marcher à pas hésitants

     


    strut
    (fotosearch.com)

    = avancer en se pavanant,
    ou en se rengorgeant
    ou d'un air important

     


    dash

    (bingo-central.com)

    = filer, passer vite; se précipiter

     

    paddle (GB), wade (US)
    (clipartreview.com)

    = barboter


    scramble

    - UPDATED

    = grimper (en alpinisme)

     


    trudge

    (xroads.virginia.edu)

    = se traîner, marcher péniblement
    ou en traînant les pieds

     

    frogmarch
    (allhatnocattle.net)

    = amener de force

     

    scurry
    (fotosearch.com)

    = courir, se précipiter

     

 

  • Actions and Movements (aussi en ESPAGNOL) - flashcards
    crawl / hop
    Click on Flashcard Library.
    (esl-library.com)


Vocabulary :

  • 60 Synonyms for “Walk”
    "When you walk the walk, talk the talk: Replace the flat-footed verb walk with a more sprightly synonym from this list:..."

    (dailywritingtips.com)

  • moonwalk
    " - a kind of dance step in which the dancer seems to be sliding on the spot; "Michael Jackson perfected the moonwalk in the 1980s"."

    (thefreedictionary.com)

 

  • Character Movement
    Click on ENGLISH:/ Text Level: Fiction: General (Fiction) Story Writing / Characters
    (Primary Resources)

 

 

Facts :

 

INTERACTIVE activities :

  • Ways Of Walking (campus.belgrano.ort.edu.ar) - UPDATED
    "
    For each sentence, choose the best word or phrase to complete the gap from the choices..."

 

 

Activities TO PRINT :

  • Ways of Walking (ardecol-v2.inforoutes-ardeche.fr)

    "A vocabulary exercise based on situations from The Maltese Falcon

    - Use the context provided below to choose the correct verb for each sentence.
    Note that the situations are in the past.
    crawl, trip, dash, trudge, slip, creep, limp, stagger, wander, stroll, march"


Lesson plans :

 

Idioms :

  • Walking - Idioms (thefreedictionary.com)
    be walking/treading on eggshells
    be (skating/walking) on thin ice...

 

Poems, Quotations and Sayings :

  • Walking - Strolling, Sauntering, Meandering, Hiking, Walk-Abouts (egreenway.com)
    Quotations, Poems, Quips, Wisdom, Sayings
    "Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets
    his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more; it is a tale
    told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
    (William Shakespeare)

 

Cartoons :

 

 

 

Videos :

 

  • The ABCs of Walking Wisely - 1959 (archive.org)
    "Illustrates how people walk in streets like the alphabet. Shows among others the G-Walker, who doesn't look where he's going but says 'Gee, look at that,' the Y-Walker, who says 'Why walk when you can hitch a ride' and the familiar J-Walker."




Songs :

  • Jil Is Lucky - The Wanderer
    "And I’m walking all damned day 
    Day after day 
    But it’s okay 
    I’m on my way 
    Wandering again from the West to the East 
    I try to resist 
    But it’s so hard not to fall" 

    Vocabulary :
    drag oneself - walk - wander - wanderer
    - steps - on my way - leave
    (greatsong.net)
    + the VIDEO
    (YouTube)
  • The Wanderer - Beach Boys :
    "They call me the wanderer yeah the wanderer
    I roam around around around..."


  • The Wanderer - U2 :
    "I went out walking...
    I went wandering
    I went drifting
    Through the capitals of tin
    Where men can't walk"


  • Tiptoe Through The Tulips - Tim Tiny
  • Walking In My Shoes - Depeche Mode :
    "Try walking in my shoes
    You'll stumble in my footsteps"