Myths and Heroes

What is Fame?

Listen to these young actors, playing in the film Dunkirk. They tell us about fame and how they want to make the difference between their public and private lives : Stars_on_Fame

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Giving Life: from Myth to Reality

WHO GIVES LIFE TO WHOM ?   Here are some examples that will give you some ideas … Michelangelo’s painting : the creation of Adam The Myth of Prometheus Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus Isaac Asimov’s short story : True Love     Why do some people write stories and become writers ? Here is Jodi … Continuer la lecture »

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Volunteering and Voluntourism

Some people think volunteering is a positive action and a means to learn from others while giving a helping hand. Others believe it creates more harm than good. Some even use it to turn charity into big business. Listen to all these reports giving you several views on the topic.   THE VOLUNTOURIST : vacationing … Continuer la lecture »

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The American Dream

ISLE OF HOPE, ISLE OF TEARS HOW IT ALL BEGAN in reality :  A TIME LINE from 1492 to 2016 in another dimension : History revisited ! ENTERING THE USA   THROUGH ANGEL ISLAND THROUGH ELLIS ISLAND timeline  history TESTIMONIES OF IMMIGRANTS CE (online) : Story of a Chinese Immigrant in the 1930s CO: Story … Continuer la lecture »

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Women, their roles and their fights

Ideals of Womanhood in Victorian Britain from the BBC The fight of the Suffragettes in America from HISTORY.com The Fight for the Vote in Britain Women’s Fight for the vote in Britain Emma Watson Speech at the UN He for She Campaign Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

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Inventions that changed our lives

the telephone : audio clip  transcript of audio   the phonograph  transcript of audio

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Sports can Unite a Nation

Nelson Mandela’s speech (Listen) & Olympic Games values   As we can read in the speech of Nelson Mandela, sport can be an exchange between countries and people. Like during the Olympic Games, peoples are united together in the same place to play or watch a game. They can talk together and create links whatever … Continuer la lecture »

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Education is Freedom and Power

« Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world. » Nelson Mandela (South Africa famous leader) WEAPONS VS SCHOOLS 15 February 2013 Last updated at 23:05 GMT Taliban continue to target schools http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-21479169   Many Pakistani school children are defying the Taliban every day by attending classes in areas where schools … Continuer la lecture »

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Malala : a Modern Heroine

WHO is Malala ? Malala’s Official Facebook Blog Malala Yousafzai and the BBC (BBC News Friday, 19 October 2012  by Jon Williams) In recent days, much has been written about Malala Yousafzai – the 14-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban. But in 2008, when the Taliban imposed a ban on girls’ … Continuer la lecture »

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Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

Background information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein Listen to the book http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20038/20038-index.html Read the book online http://www.literature.org/authors/shelley-mary/frankenstein/ http://www.gutenberg.org/files/41445/41445-h/41445-h.htm   http://www.frankensteinfilms.com/

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