Thursday, 27 November 2014

602 AP PRONUNCIATION

Train on your pronunciation poem


How to host a debate? - 602



Your role as a debate host :

Launch the debate
Watch the 1st five minutes of this show (click here)

a)      How does David Dimbleby introduce his panel?
b)      How does David Dimbleby manage to pass on to other panelists?

In the following extract (click here), observe:

c)      How does David Dimbleby maintain peace in the debate?

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Listening - What really caused the Ferguson Riots? (701)

For next lesson, watch & listen to the following video attentively.

Take as many notes as possible (global first and in details then) and be able to explain the major reasons of the riots in Ferguson this year.

Might there be any other reason to explain all that violence according to you?


Sunday, 23 November 2014

What is the blues? (Secondes)

Watch the video assigned to you - part 1 OR part 2 depending on the instructions.
  • Play it as many times as you need to get the general message.
  • Take notes of what you have understood. (Notes will be checked on entering the classroom!)
  • Be ready to recap to your classmates.

Do not hesitate to go to a dictionary for further help: http://www.wordreference.com

If you have trouble playing the video from the blog, you can go directly to YouTube with this link:

Part 1 corresponds to: 0'00 to 3'01 (excluding 1'57 to 2'14)
Part 2 corresponds to: 3'01 to 5'19


Part 1 > Focus on the history and structure of the blues.

A little help? These words are pronounced in the video. Click on each one for help.

video


Part 2 > Focus on the message and the feelings of the blues.

A little help? These words are pronounced in the video. Click on each one for help.

video