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Advertising: persuasive techniques & the art of rhetoric

Had you ever thought about it ? how influential and insiduously manipulating advertising can be ….

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Aborigenes : Dreamtime Stories, how myths teach us who we are

In Australia, campfire stories will not only lull you to sleep but they’ll also tell you who you are,  why you are here and how you should behave. They’ll connect you with the Dreamtime creation myths. Enjoy Aboriginal art and creativity.  

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Aborigenes : from The Dreamtine to Modern Australia

 

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Education : from Past to Future ?

THE FUN THEY HAD A short story by Isaac Asimov

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Dream Jobs : from Myth to Reality

DRAW YOUR FUTURE  (B2/C1): a video with subtitles to see how you can transform your dream into reality

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When Women have the Power

Sharing power in the public or private spheres has never been something easy, neither for men nor for women. It means accepting not to have, which, in the eyes of some means not being. It also means you have to be tolerant and respectful of what is not yours or what is not you, which … Continuer la lecture »

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Heroes created by the media

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-real-meaning-of-the-word-hero/ SCRIPT of VIDEO : In the TV News biz – we ruin a lot of words. We find a word we like and we use it and misuse it – over and over – until just about all its impact is ground out. One word that’s become nearly meaningless in recent years is this … Continuer la lecture »

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Heroes ? Mothers’ viewpoints

CE. A poem by Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), a famous English poet, writer and soldier who served during WWI. THE HERO ‘Jack fell as he’d have wished,’ the mother said, And folded up the letter that she’d read. ‘The Colonel writes so nicely.’ Something broke In the tired voice that quivered to a choke. She half … Continuer la lecture »

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Nelson Mandela’s Life Story

Learning about Nelson Mandela’s early life will help you understand how he could come to power.

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Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

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