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useful quotes for your exam

Mardi, avril 8th, 2014

quelques citations pour illustrer vos propos, en intro ou en conclusion mais aussi utiles pour l’écrit :

Here are some other useful quotes  - food for thought!

Idea of Progress

- « All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem » – Martin Luther King Junior

- « Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything » – George Bernard Shaw, Nobel Peace Prize for Literature 1925

Places and forms of power

- « Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people » - George Bernard Shaw, Nobel Peace Prize for Literature 1925

- « Disobedience in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and rebellion » – Oscar Wilde

Oscar Pistorius – the rise and fall of a sports hero

Mardi, avril 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1986. At the age of 17 he won a gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Athens. Famous for his artificial legs which earned him the nickname « Bladerunner » he went on to become an international sporting superstar. In the 2012 London Olympic Games he made history by becoming the first double amputee to run in Olympic Games. However the following year in February 2013, Pistorius was accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The trial started in Pretoria on Monday 3 March.

His story is the perfect example of a modern-day hero’s fall from grace.


Below you will find some links about the rise and fall of Pistorius:

- The story of Oscar Pistorius :

- Article « Pistorius, the fall of a Hero » :

- Article « The myth of sporting heroes » :

- Video: The Blade runner: YouTube Preview Image

the rise and fall of a hero : YouTube Preview Image

grammaire et structures de communication

Jeudi, mars 27th, 2014

comment dire ….

comment exprimer une notion, une idée  ?

les réponses ici , en fiches !

structures communicatives

méthodo : présentation orale et interaction orale

Jeudi, mars 27th, 2014

des expressions utiles pour vos exposés, présentations orales et vos oraux en général

exposés et présentations


Social media blues

Samedi, mars 22nd, 2014

a funny video !

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Why Parents Hate Social Networking Sites

Samedi, mars 22nd, 2014

Social Networking sites have become popular among people of all ages and groups. Besides making people socially active, these sites have also become a major reason of concern for the parents due to various reasons. As per the research done by Crimes against Children Research Centre, it has been found that 22 % of the people targeted by the online predators are the children in the age group of 10 to 13 years.

58% of the kids spend their time on social networking sites to see what others are writing whereas 54% “Like” the things. When it comes to Facebook, 86 % of the teen users comment on the wall of their friend, 83% comment on friend’s picture and 66% send private messages.

There are around 88% of the parents who are concerned that their teens are using social networking sites and communicating with the people whom they do not know. 61% of the parents are concerned about sharing of personal information by their teens.

67% of the teens say that they know how to hide their online activities from their parents. 43% feel that if they come to know that their parents are keeping a watch on them, then they would change their online behavior.

The researchers at the found that in the year 2004, 57% of the students were victims of cyber bullying. Some of the states where Cyber Bullying Laws exist are Arkansas, Missouri, New York, Kansas, Vermont, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Iowa, Oregon and Massachusetts.

more here

myths and heroes : a Prezi presentation

Samedi, mars 22nd, 2014


Spaces and exchanges : a Prezi presentation

Samedi, mars 22nd, 2014


where do good ideas come from : creativity is the key !

Samedi, mars 22nd, 2014
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–> the idea of progress

how to reduce stress before an oral presentation

Samedi, mars 22nd, 2014

how to reduce stress before an oral presentation : tips here