Archive pour mars 2011
Pour les courageux qui souhaitent préparer leur “ TRIP TO ENGLAND” voici une activité de matching (proposée par Yvan Baptiste un professeur d’Anglais de Perpignan) dont le but est de vous permettre d’acquérir ou de réviser un certain nombre d’expressions utiles au cours d’un séjour en pays anglophone. Vous allez être amenés à réagir à certaines situations explicitées en français.
Deux entrées possibles dans l’activité:1 :Sonore ou 2 : Commencer l’activité
Nous vous conseillons de commencer par la version écrite 2 plus facile
A l’aide de votre souris, déposez les cases de droite (en anglais) sur les cases de gauche (en français).
Pour vous aider, voici le document complet que vous pouvez imprimer EXETER- Trip to england Survival Kit réduit
Who is going to be in the lead ? Who is going to get 100% ?
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Exeter :One Of The Oldest Cities In England
Découvrons l’histoire d’Exeter en jouant aux archéologues. Cliquer sur les liens pour les jeux »Dig it up »puis pour accéder aux autres activités « Select an area to explore ».
Exeter had signs of a Celtic foundation, but it was in 50AD that the city of Exeter was reached by the Roman Army who established a stronghold for its Second Augustan Legion. Towards the end of the 2nd century the Romans started constructing walls around the city to help with its defences. Large sections of the Roman masonry can still be seen today.
Exeter was of early importance, particularly to the Roman Army, due to it being the lowest point at which the River Exe could be crossed. This made Exeter their Gateway to the Southwest tip of England.
After the Romans departed towards the end of the 4th century , Exeter entered the dark ages and was virtually abandoned between 400-700AD. The city now began to lose some of the influence and culture the Romans had bestowed upon it.
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In 680AD, Saxon invasions had pushed far enough South for them to be in control of Exeter. Around this same time the Patron Saint, St Boniface, was born in nearby Crediton and it is said that he received his early training at Exeter.
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In 876, the Danes briefly occupied Exeter, but King Alfred soon sent them fleeing the following year. Almost two decades later the Danes besieged the city again, only to be defeated once more by Alfred the Great.
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After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, the Norman King William arrived at the walls of Exeter. He was soon after talks in control of the city. The Rougemont castle was built around this period on the highest point of the city’s walls. It was up until 2005 that the Exeter Crown Court still upheld law and order from within the gates of the castle and the shadow of Athelstan’s tower.
Early in the twelfth century the Normans built the Cathedral of St Peter. Although the cathedral has had some rebuilding over the years, particularly in 1360, the twin Norman towers still remain and can be seen from all over the city.
Over the centuries Exeter had developed and prospered as a trading port, but following an altercation, the Countess of Devon built a weir across the river in the 1280s(suite à un conflit,la Comtesse du Devon construisit un barrage empêchant les bateaux de commerce de remonter jusqu’à Exeter). Sea craft could no longer reach Exeter, so Topsham performed this function on its behalf with the Countess and her successors benefiting (Topsham est donc devenu le port de remplacement). Exeter however, was again later linked to the estuary by means of a ship canal constructed in the mid 16th century (au 16ème siècle, un canal fut construit pour relier Exeter à la mer)
Apart from calling on its men to fight for the country, World War One had very little affect on Exeter. It was World War Two when war came to Exeter. German planes blitzed the city and destroyed many of the historical sites. Exeter today has developed into a modern day city, with all major road, rail and air links. It is the capital of the county of Devon, with a university, county hospital, county halls, communications and culture centres.
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