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méthodo : présentation orale et interaction orale

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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

exposés et présentations


myths and heroes : a Prezi presentation

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014


Spaces and exchanges : a Prezi presentation

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014


the idea of progress : medical research

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Human lungs are grown in a lab

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Google and contact lenses :

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Carmat’s artificial heart :

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women’s rights : an interactive quiz

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

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Les questions à l’épreuve d’expression orale

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Pour la deuxième partie de votre épreuve d’expression orale l’examinateur vous posera des questions en lien avec la notion que vous avez choisie.

It is impossible to know exactly what questions you could be asked but you can think about the sort of questions that could be asked and prepare your answers beforehand. If you are more at ease with a notion, try to mention it in your conclusion!

Here are just a few ideas :

Myths and Heroes

Who do you consider to be your hero? Why?

Is it a sportsperson, an actor, an artist, a pop star, a member of your family, an ordinary hero such as a fireman? Why is this person considered a role model?

What are his/her qualities?

Why are myths and heroes important to our society?

Do you think that myths and heroes can teach us a lesson?

Can you think of an anti-hero? Can you talk about their behaviour?

What myth does your document remind you of?


Places and Forms of Power

How do people exercise their power? What tools can they use?

What in your opinion is the most dangerous form of power?

Can you give an example of a power struggle?

What are the limits to power? How is power abused?

Why do people need to exercise their power on others?

How do people exercise their power on others? (revolution, riots, demonstrations, disobedience)


Idea of progress

In what way has progress made life better? Can you give examples?

Do you think that progress is always positive? Can there be a negative side to progress?

What do you think are the most important inventions of the past 50 years?

How has internet changed today’s world?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of progress? Illustrate your ideas/give examples.

Would you like to be able to travel in time? Would you prefer to move forward to the future or travel back in time?


Spaces and Exchanges

Would you like to travel abroad? Which country would you like to live in? Why?

Have you ever travelled abroad? Which countries have you visited?

What did you learn from your trips abroad?

What kind of exchanges are there in today’s world? (trade, financial, sport, social networking, education…..)

What impact does globalisation have on exchanges?

How are these exchanges influenced by modern technologies? Do the new technologies make exchanges easier?

What do we gain from these exchanges? What do people to immigrate to another country bring to the new country? (examples)

Who benefits the most from these exchanges?

What is the American Dream? Is it still true today?

activités de vocabulaire sur les notions

Monday, March 10th, 2014

audios entrainement

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

spaces and exchanges : population

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Movement of people

- Immigration: how and why it began? Why did people emigrate to the USA, what is the American Dream …..

- Cultural interactions: the movement of people across borders  - Gap year, student exchange programs….


For more information here is another “prezi” to help you find some ideas to illustrate the notion of spaces and exchanges

Some 214 million people are international migrants, living in a different country from the one in which they were born. There are plenty with high-level skills who end up working for at least part of their careers outside their home country.

Some take work they are overqualified for, because it still pays better than what is available at home. This has led to a brain drain from some developing countries.

Watch the BBC 6-minute English report to learn more about global migration

spaces and exchanges : information

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Exchange of information and communication

- One of the major developments in the most recent years is the internet and the different social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Skype…they are changing the way we live and communicate today. These networks make it easier for us to stay in touch with friends and family abroad, they open up borders and enable us to communicate with people abroad. However there are also disadvantages to this fast development of internet: there is a lot of false information available, people can become addicted and spend less time with friends and family, there are others dangers such as bullying , pornography, identity theft…..

- School and education  - there is more and more social diversity and more knowledge than in the past. Thanks to internet information travels faster than before (but this can sometimes be negative especially when the information is false). We can compare the different educational systems across the world.