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Archive for March, 2009

for ou since ? a quizz

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

For ou since ?

Vous ne savez jamais ? Alors jouez !

Play this grammar online game here !

Is Facebook growing too fast ?

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Sometime this week, this five-year-old start-up, born in a dorm room at Harvard, expects to register its 200 millionth user. That staggering growth rate — doubling in size in just eight months — suggests Facebook is rapidly becoming the Web’s dominant social ecosystem and an essential personal and business networking tool in much of the wired world.

Read more about it here

Light bulbs : jokes

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

My last post was about Earth Day and switching off the lights, here are a few jokes about light bulbs .

Q: How many pessimists does it take to screw in a light bulb?

A: None, the old one is probably screwed in too tight.

 

Q: How many pessimists does it take to screw in a light light bulb?

A: None, it’s a waste of time because the new bulb probably won’t work either.

 

Q: How many optimists does it take to screw in a light bulb?

A: None, they’re convinced that the power will come back on soon.

Earth Day

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

You may have heard about Earth Day and how people decided to turn off their lights last night for one hour so as to show their support in the fight against global warming. Here is a video about it :

Work experience : vocabulary

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Dear BTS students,

Your oral mock exams are next week and here is a short vocab page about your work experience. workexperience

Hope this helps !

 

 

Jane Austen : a quizz

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Check out this quizz about Jane Austen

I’m sure you know her at least thanks to the movies adapted form her novels

Orgueil et PréjugésSense And SensibilityRaison et SentimentsEmma l'EntremetteuseNorthanger AbbeyPersuasion

Mansfield Park

Music and week-end

Friday, March 27th, 2009

My pick for this end of the week is : Elvis Perkins

 His song is called “While You were Sleeping”

Mr Pringles Press Conference

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Message pour les TSTG6

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Dear TSTG6 pupils, chers élèves de TSTG6 ,

Bring your textbooks tomorrow ! We’ll need your books tomorrow !

Amenez vos livres demain, on va en avoir besoin !

Save a tree, come with your textbook in class 😉

Merci, cela m’évitera de faire des photocopies et de détruire des arbres qui ne nous ont rien demandé !

A demain donc !

See ya tomorrow !

 

Obamas will Plant a Vegetable Garden at The White House

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

 Michelle Obama will  plant a vegetable garden, the first at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II. It will be an organic garden : no pesticides will be used in this garden.

While the organic garden will provide food for the first family’s meals and formal dinners, its most important role, Mrs. Obama said, will be to educate children about healthful, locally grown fruit and vegetables at a time when obesity and diabetes have become a national concern.

“My hope,” the first lady said in an interview in her East Wing office, “is that through children, they will begin to educate their families and that will, in turn, begin to educate our communities.

read more about this piece of news here