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Ellis Island

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

I found this video about Ellis Island. This is easy to understand.

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Proverbs in English + Quotations

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Voici deux sites : un où vous trouverez des proverbes en Anglais et l’autre (qui est d’ailleurs dans les liens) où vous trouverez plein de citations. Tout y est classé par thèmes, par auteur. Bref, de quoi enrichir vos productions écrites et essays de toutes sortes. Bon courage pour la dernière ligne droite avant les vacances !!

Ellis Island

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

This article will tell you more about Ellis Island. It’s not difficult to understand, try and read it !

Australia says sorry

Friday, August 29th, 2008
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The Stolen Generation

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This very moving (=emotional) video explains the pain and sufferings of the children of the Stolen Generation in Ausralia

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Australian Aborigines

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This video explains the history of the Aborigines in Australia

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Ellis Island : arrival of the immigrants

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This is a SILENT video but it shows how they arrived

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The Hansen Family : from Denmark to Ellis Island

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This video tells you the story of the Hansens who left Denmark for the USA.

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The Troubles in Northern Ireland

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This video (although it is a bit long) describes some of the events leading to The Troubles in Northern Ireland.

This is an excellent background to the film “Bloody Sunday” that I highly recommend.

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The Making of America

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This is a short and hilarious cartoon about how the history of America (you’ll recognize a few famous episodes) and guns are closely linked. This short cartoon is in fact taken from “Bowling for Columbine”.

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