WRITING WROKSHOP WITH 6°3 2016_2017
Joseph Boyden : We all fight our own wars…
click on the link, be patient and the video will be there!
watch+read+ listen= restitute and progress !
My name’s D… L…, I’m from Canada,
the Plains Cree Tribe.
I talk through the Cree Nation, that’s my reservation.
I was invited here from my buddy, Barbara Dulk.
He was asking different tribes to come and
perform their style of dancing.
I am here representing the Cree Tribe from Canada.
My first time across the ocean, first time on a plane,
I really enjoy France.
I hope, I hope by being here I can now show
the way I’ve been taught,
the way of my ancestors
and I hope that by doing that people can learn ,
they can know [repeated twice]
We are not the Indians you see
on movies and Hollywood,
We are real, you know,
we are still around (smile)
Many thanks to Dany who kindly accepted to be recorded
and to Ornans Pow Wow 2010, Association Four Winds !
details from Courbet’s paintings
“If I could say
it in words,
I wouldn’t need
video clips: copy and paste!
NGA New York curator speaks about Edward Hopper’s paintings
Boys and girls meet:
a gorgeous adult Persian cat and a lovely German sheepherd
puppy – they’re going to get on like a house on fire.
several Rockwell’s illustrations:
It is true or false ?
calm and quiet
disturbing and disquieting
peaceful and relaxing
noisy with a lot of people walking and doing their shopping
It gives an impression of quietness and accomplishment
It conveys a strange feeling that something unpleasant is going to happen
It conveys the feeling that something pleasant will take place
Which adjectives ?
sad- romantic- gothic- realisitc- modern- everyday America or Grand America
romanticism- realism-modernism- gothicism
What are the artist’s favourite scenes?
Choose two answers:
– busy streets or empty streets
-daylight in the early morning or at night
–urban scenes – everyday America or Grand America
-people interact with each other (talk and chat)
people are indifferent and do not care about each other
-people look at various directions
–colourful or sad scenes
-people on their own (seuls) or people with friends
–towns, cities or seascapes and landscapes
-loneliness and isolation
-lonely and isolated
On the one hand,
On the other hand,
It is up to the viewer to decide !
The viewer is considered as a free person to judge and make his own picture of the scene
The artist is very respectful of the viewers as he does NOT impose his own viewpoint
The viewers are free to invent their own world
they can choose between positive and negative feelings,
between loneliness and isolation
the preterite simple is one of the tenses used to speak about past events
After winning the battle against Harold’s army, the Normans became the new masters of England.
1. They took all the land. They did not ask anybody.
2. The English hated the Normans, because they were so cruel.
3. The peasants had to work hard. They did not get paid much.
4. They hid in the woods. They tried to escape William’s soldiers.
5. Only a few were able to run away. They fled to Scotland.
6. Later they were caught and punished very hard, because they had broken the King’s peace.
7. Soon William was master of the whole country. He built strong castles everywhere.
C-We crushed the Saxons!
D- William defeated Harold at the battle of Hastings. His victory appeared in a tapestry in Bayeux (Normandy).
E-William set sail (ships and boats) on September 27th
F-“The sea is rough!, isn’t it?”
G- Our story begins in 1066. Harold Godwine became the last Saxon King of England.
H- In France, William, Duke of Normandy prepared an invasion, the great invasion of England.
I-The Normans wrote in Latin.
J-At Berkhampsted, the Saxons finally surrended to William the Conqueror.
K- King Harold died on the battlefield.
Bayeux tapestry relates the story of the invasion of England by William the Conqueror from the viewpoint of the warriors.
Match the dates with the events down below and write the verb in the past if necessary
|5th January (1)|
|6th January (2)|
|early May (3)|
|all Summer (4)|
|early September (5)|
|25th September (7)|
|28th September (8)|
|13th October (9)|
|14th October (10)|
|24th December (11)|
Does the mother agree with her son’s drinking habits?
Why does he drink alcohol?
What is he repairing?