Money Matters

29 03 2015

1. Watch this video by a Canadian bank. How can you stay on top of your day-to-day banking?

2. Learn how to build a budget with the Money Charity.

3. Why do young people fall into debt? How’s Lifeline planning to help them? Who are the NEETs? Are graduates concerned too?

4. After watching the clip, write down 10 questions you could ask a mate about it.


Fathers know best, or do they?

29 03 2015

1. Can you tell the story? What makes Cinderella’s a dysfunctional family?

2. What must Cinderella do? What can’t she do? Use this TABLE


3. Watch the trailer attentively. Talk about this family and their story for one minute. 

4. Listen to the film screenwriter. What are the major themes in the movie?


In Search of the Dream

18 03 2015

1. Listen and take notes. Can you sum up the video  [Where? When? Who? What? +/- Why? How?]

2. Is today’s American Dream a mythical concept or still a reality? How different is the Dream today? Compare Francisco’s,  Jaritza’s and  Tyquan’s stories with Isabel’s parents’ Dream. 

3. How do they define the Dream? Listen and make a few notes.

4. What’s the New American Dream?



Brand Image: Ikea’s Ghosts & Secrets

14 03 2015

1. Listen to the recording & take the TEST


2. Consumer psychology Ikea-style, learn how the layout of the popular furniture and home goods store affects your buying habits. Read more about the topic HERE

3. Is thrift shopping the answer? Buying second-hand has become big business. Can you make a detailed presentation of this video?

Fighting for the vote

10 03 2015

1. Look carefully at this poster (John Hassall was a well-known artist of the time. He was commissioned to produce this poster by the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage. You can see the poster on the wall “Votes for Women,” the note attached on it reads: “Back in an hour or so.”) . Describe it in detail then try and imagine the scene when the man’s wife returns home (click on the pic for help)


2. Click on the pic and study a novel excerpt on the same topic.


3. Now take the test! Watch the video and answer these QUESTIONS.

Poetry, Sounds and Stories

8 03 2015

1. This is the story of how i and u met and became we.

2. Read the poem here. Missing U Poem

Edward Scissorhands: a new take on the Frankenstein classic?

5 03 2015

1. Learn about the real story of Frankenstein.

2. What literary genre does Frankenstein belong to? Why does the monster still epitomize society’s fears today?



3. What parallels can you draw between the two “creatures”? (click for help!)




4. Watch the opening of Edward Scissorhands (till 15:45) and list all the similarities with the Frankenstein novel you can spot.

5. Listen to Nick Dear on his theatre adaptation of the novel and answer these QUESTIONS

6. Use these tips to practise reading your excerpt in the same way.


New Girl

5 03 2015

1. What is the new flat mate like? Answer these QUESTIONS.

2. Take down the questions she is asked and the answers Zooey gives. 

New Girl Season 1 “10 Things You Don’t Know… par remoteseries

3. Prepare your profile using positive & negative personality adjectives to describe yourself. You may want to use this mind map to help you memorize your lines.


Thirteen years after Bend it like Beckham, has time come for the the first female to win FIFA goal of the year award?

4 03 2015

[MISSION POSSIBLE: You are taking part in a radio/ TV programme or a debate on the issue. Drawing on the opening of the movie and the documents you’ve been working on, imagine the scene and play it out (possible roles: programme host, sport commentator, Stephanie Roche, her coach…)]

1. Learn more about diversity in the United Kingdom (click on ‘sommaire’ and choose no.:3).

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2. Can you bend a ball? Watch the clip and find out.

3. Watch the trailer looking carefully for hints about topic and themes.  Sum up the story simply in three sentences. Draw a parallel with the movie title if you can. 

4. Bend it like Beckham Musical is soon to come to the West End. Watch this interview with Gurinder Chadha, writer & director, and Howard Goodall, composer and fill in the script HERE.

4. Watch the opening of the movie and do these  EXERCISES Find HERE a worksheet on exclamatory sentences.


5. See how tactful and sensitive a coach Joe can be (scene 1:24 to 3:58). Use this as a source of inspiration for your skit (read more HERE

6. Continue watching the video and concentrate on the scene at  5:31 –7:16. Find the script and more activities HERE



7. In this video, Tim tells you more about tonality. Listen to him and find HERE a worksheet  made.

8. Do you know what a “dink” is? Listen to the audio recording and fill in these EXPLANATIONS

9. Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal, one of the 10 FIFA Puskas 2014 nominees. Can you make up a commentary to go with the images (use this VOCABULARY)?

10. Click on the pic to read more about Stephanie and her wonder goal. Use the article to imagine an interview with Stephanie.