Ce blog est destiné à mes (chers) élèves, pour qu’ils puissent réviser, y retrouver ce qui a été fait en classe, mais aussi découvrir de nouvelles choses, et, pourquoi pas, s’amuser…
Pour commencer !
Elie Kakou (RIP) – Le prof d’anglais
(Many thanks to Thomas for his precious help with this blog…)
My dear pupils,
Today is a very sad day, because yesterday night, Nelson Mandela died.
This very courageous man fought against Apartheid in South Africa. He was a major figure in the fight for the rights of black people. He also was the first black president in South Africa. Have a look at these articles : here, here and here (more difficult).
The official announcement of his death on South African television by President Jacob Zuma :
Also a video about his life and famous people’s reaction to his death :
Rest in peace, Madiba.
My dear Troisième,
We have been working on an anti-bullying campaign. Your final task will be to create a poster with an anti-bullying slogan and a poem.
Step 1 was about defining a bully and bullying. Here’s the presentation we used in class.
Sequence 2 – Step 1 – Bullying
And here’s the recording of the text « Stop the Bullies », if you want to practise your pronunciation…
Step 2 was called « I am the person… ». We studied an extract from a diary and some videos about bullying.
Sequence 2 – Step 2 – Bullying
Here is the video advert against bullying:
Also, this week is Bullying Awareness Week in Canada. If you are interested, you can get lots of information on their website. And the same in the UK here. Interesting articles on CBBC and Time for Kids too.
To work on your grammar, here are some exercises about relative clauses : here, here, here and here.
Step 3 was an anti-bullying campaign.
Sequence 2 – Step 3 – Bullying
The lip dub we studied in class is here.
And here’s the video of the song « Who do U think U R? », with the lyrics…
Keep up the good work !
Thanksgiving Day is coming… This year, it’s on Thursday, November 28th. Read more about this special holiday!
Information here and here. And the story of Thanksgiving, with another story here.
A video about the history of Thanksgiving :
With a Tex Avery cartoon here : Jerky Turkey
My dear sixième…
We’ve started a new sequence of lessons : My Dream Bedroom. Your final task will be to do a presentation of the bedroom of your dreams.
Here’s Step 1, with some vocabulary and there is / there are.
Séquence 2 – My Dream Bedroom – Step 1
The audio document is here :
You can do exercises A and B on that page. You can revise some house vocabulary and listen to the words here. Also here and here. And you can visit a house and revise here!
Step 2 is about describing a bedroom with prepositions and some vocabulary.
Séquence 2 – My Dream Bedroom – Step 2
Step 3 is about expressing possession with HAVE GOT and memorising a text.
Séquence 2 – My Dream Bedroom – Step 3
Here is the poem « What a mess! » :
And the lesson about the 2 types of questions : Les Questions
(to be continued…)
Good luck !
My dear Padawans,
We’ve started a sequence of lessons about your ideal school. Your final task will be to create a timetable, and write a letter to describe your ideal school day and the rules in your dream school.
Step 1 was about timetables and school subjects.
Sequence 3 – My Ideal School – Step 1
And here is an exercise to revise the school subjects. More excellent exercises here and here. And exercises about timetables here and here ( listening comprehension).
Step 2 is entitled My School Day. It’s about the American and British school systems and a traditional school day in the USA or in the UK.
Sequence 3 – My Ideal School – Step 2
The Pledge of Allegiance :
Jamie’s school day in England :
(to be continued…)
Good luck !