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I am F____________ .
I am from F________.
We are form ….
Our form likes nature and we enjoy biking cycling, walking.
We are 12 girls and 13 boys .
We are keen on all activities in the forests and the woods.
We live in the countryside and the mountains far from the seaside near Switzerland.
Every Tuesday afternoon we go mountain-biking.
It is awesome!
In France the flag is blue white and red .
In our region there are lots of cows .
There are also hens in the countryside.
There are lots of mountains because we live close to the Alps in a region called Jura.
There are also lots of trees.
The landscape is beautiful.
The cheese is called Comté and it is delicious!
The cows are called Montbéliardes.
You can see brown and white cows on these photos. (Thank you Emma)
The school is red and grey with some trees in the courtyard. The school’s name is
Lucie Aubrac was a great lady. She was very brave and determined. She is a great figure in the history of the Second World War.
She was a history teacher.
The school is situated in a small town close to Pontarlier.
There are more than 600 pupils in the school.
Pupils come to school by bus or coach.
They also walk to school or cycle. At school we study
French grammar and literature
PE (physical education)
In summer, we can swim in the river and in the lake.
In winter, we go skiing, cross-country-skiing and skating.
We like snowboarding.
We like playing handball.
We like cycling and riding our bikes.
We enjoy walking a lot.
We are fond of all types of sports!
Je note les 7 expressions parlant du goût, de ce que l’on aime faire et de ce que l’on apprécie, de ce que nous aimons:—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–
un/e grand/e personnage:————————————————————-
la forêt et les bois:————————————————————————
l’été et l’hiver:—————————————————————————–
le payage marin:—————————————————————————
beaucoup de vaches:———————————————————————-
une grande dame:(sens moral et non physique)—————————————-
la cour de récréation:———————————————————————-
un professeur d’histoire:——————————————————————-
il y a (au singulier):————————————————————————
il y a (au pluriel):————————————————————————–
jouer de la flûte:—————————————————————————
jouer de la trompette:——————————————————————-
la matière (à l’école):——————————————————————-
apprendre à vivre ensemble:———————————————————–
Parlons de nos goûts!:——————————————————————
Je sais nager:—————————————————————————–
Quelle formule de politesse a-t-on utiliser pour conclure notre lettre:
About the film: Where does the story take place?
1) It takes place in Iona in Scotland
2) It takes place in Kells in Ireland
3)Louis Le Bocquy, a painter (born in 1916) inspired the film-maker
3) The book was transferred in 806 from Iona in Scotland to Kells in Ireland
Who are the characters of the film?
1) he is a tall and protective man who lives in a tower
2)he forgot he was an illuminator in the past
3)he has got ginger hair
4)he lives in a tower to forget the past
1) He is of small size
2)he teaches Brendan how to draw or how to observe
1) She is a real and mythical cat
2) She is only mythical
3) There are poems written by the monk in the archives which mention the cat
1) They were killed by Crom Cruach
2) They died when she was younger
3) They are still alive
1) She is a fairy and an angel
2) She is intelligent, careful and also very sensitive
3) She moves on four feet
4) She can transform herself into a wolf
Abbots Tang, Leonardo and Assoua:
1) They are all illuminators
2) They are allowed out of the monastery
3) They are not allowed out of the monastery
4)They are entirely dedicated to the scriptorium
5) They eventually/finally die but the spectator doesn’t see them
1) They are not menacing shadows
2)They are represented as cruel animals
3) They represent death, unhappiness, dangers and tragedy, destruction and war, horror and blood
1) He is a Celtic God with a snake
2)He represents the dragon as a legend
3) He was shot by Saint Patrick in Irish mythology
4)His name means “The Dark One”
What are the Celtic symbols in the film?
1) The square
2) The rectangle
5) light modifies the scenes
6) light doesn’t modify the scenes
7) forest as paradise on earth
8) forest as opposed to flat landscapes
9) the circle as the symbol of harmony
10) the “triskele” is a Celtic symbol which is a representation of water, fire and earth
And now the story:
1) it starts when Brendan is a child and finishes when he is an adult
2)it is the story of the evolution of a young boy into adulthood
3)the Book is always present in Brendan’s mind
4)the Vikings are always present in Brendan’s Uncle’s mind
The Book of Kells:
1)The Book of Kells is a real book which is in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
2)The Book of Kells isn’t a real book and doesn’t exist.
It is a legend.
What about Pangur Ban, the magic spell and spirit?
1)Pangur Ban, the white cat, existed. She is a female cat.
2)Pangur Ban the white cat never existed.
3)One of the monks wrote poems about her.
How is Celtic mythology represented ?
1) symbols inspired by nature and animist cults.
2) it is close to natural rites and rhythms
Can you name painters who inspired the artist?
The monastery is very beautiful.
The colors are original.
People are monks and priests.
Walls have got bizarre shapes.
Brendan is twelve years old.
He is an orphan: he hasn’t got any parents.
His father and his mother died.
He meets a very friendly girl: she is called Aisling!
She will help him. She is a fairy. He is looking for berries to make ink
because he wants to write the Chi Ro page.
Brendan is of medium height and size and has got ginger hair.
He lives in Kells in Ireland.
Brendan’s Uncle is the head of Kells.
He is taking care of other monks and people.
The book is very important to him.
The security and safeness of the monastery matters to him as well!
He lives in a tower which opens with a very narrow door.
He is very strict because he wants to save the monks and his people from the Northmen’s attacks.
The Secret Of Kells
Description of Aisling: long white hair and green eyes. She looks like a fairy and she is one! She has the power to turn the cat, Pangur Ban into a fish-cat, a spirit! She can use her spells!
Description of Brendan: short orange hair and blue eyes, long feet, curly and funny ears! He is the hero of the story and we can see him when he is older!
Description of the monks: Asian, African, all walks of life! They are wearing long red coats
I like the scene when :
– When Brendan dreams that the Vikings will attack Kells because he has visions and can trust his imagination! He is a visionary!
– When Brendan makes a lot of drawings on the Book! He is inspiring!
I like the scenes when there is
- a lot of suspense and many battles
- when the forest is beautiful
- when the book is beautiful and turns into a magic spell!
- Pangur Ban is really cute with two different colours for his eyes! Pangur Ban did exist! He was one of the monk’s cat. The monk wrote poems about her!
Our film review about the Secret of Kells
I liked the scene when the little boy writes the sacred book
-I liked the discovery of the forest
-I liked the scene when he catches the monster’s eye.
-We liked the red and the green colours and the drawings!
My best scenes:
– The meeting between Aisling and Brendan
-She is quicker than Brendan,
she runs faster and she is the best!
-She has magical powers to trasnform nature .The cat can go where she cannot
My best favorite scenes
-When his Uncle is hurt, someone tells Brendan : « You must go, your Uncle is not dead! »
– Brendan disobeys his Uncle to pick up berries because he is not allowed to do so!
-Vikings’s attack and the wolves eat the Vikings in the forest
-Brendan thinks the bees will attack him but it is not true!
the Vikings ‘s attacks are in red
Aisling in the forest
the wolves ‘s scenes are also in red
Aisling ‘s eyes
the wolves ‘s eyes
beautiful nature: waterfalls, rivers, leaves in spring, leaves on trees, leaves falling down,
the Vikings’ s eyes
the monster Crumach
The scene when Brendan is writing
when the Vikings go Kells
When Brendan meets his uncle
The wolf’s lips and mouth
When Brendan writes the Book of Kells
the fire, the sky, the buildings, the walls, the attacks, the
Brendan catches the goose
Brendan’s UNCLE’s clothes
green berries for green ink
Aisling disappears and gets lost in darkness
red represents evil or a danger: it means something bad is going to happen
and green represents what is best and good in life, luck, happiness,
writing and drawing
In the wild
Ecrire un conte, une histoire autour du thème “In the wild” Enjoy 4°.
Vous pouvez vous inspirer des contes étudiés en cours sans les reproduire.
Vous pouvez aussi prendre en considération les différents dialogues liés à ce chapitre.
Péripéties et développements libres selon votre imagination néanmoins, voici des consignes de rédaction obligatoires!
What you must respect!
Begin your story or tale with the following elements
Once upon a time, there was+ singular
Once upon a time, there were + plurial
Include vocabulary from Enjoy 4° “In the wild!”
L’ensemble des expressions doivent être utilisées.
Include the following words:
Include comparatives and superlatives:
equality: as… as
inferiority: less… than
superiority: more… than
adjective + er than
Include the best, the greatest, the most beautiful!
La partie narrative est au passé (prétérit). Les dialogues doivent être au présent.
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I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine by Bob Dylan
I dreamed I saw St. Augustine I
Alive as you or me
Tearing through these quarters
In the utmost misery
With a blanket underneath his arm
And a coat of solid gold
Searching for the very souls
Whom already have been sold
“Arise, arise,” he cried so loud
In a voice without restraint
“Come out, ye gifted kings and queens
And hear my sad complaint
No martyr is among ye now
Whom you can call your own
So go on your way accordingly
But know you’re not alone”
I dreamed I saw St. Augustine
Alive with fiery breath
And I dreamed I was amongst the ones
That put him out to death
Oh, I awoke in anger
So alone and terrified
I put my fingers against the glass
And bowed my head and cried
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