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*** Culture Palier 1 Modernités et traditions : His Royal Highness George Alexander Louis Prince of Cambridge ***
Le système métrique britannique et les conversions des poids des élèves de kilos en livres
Questions about His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge
What is his name ?
When was he born ?
What is his weight ?
What is his nationality ?
Is it a boy ?
Is it a girl ?
How do you pronounce July ?
Can you write 22 nd in full letters?
What does he weigh? How big is he?
Does he look healthy?
Is he cute?
What is his father’s name and occupation?
What is his mother’s name and occupation?
Where was he born?
What is the family’s usual address?
Where was his mother born?
Where was his father born?
The birth certificate
Princess Charlotte’s christening
The Town Crier who invited himself …
‘Oyez, oyez […]
A future king is born!God Save the Queen!’
The true story of a little hero
http://www.henry4school.fr/UK/monarchy/royal-baby.htm#factThe Imperial State Crown excerpts from the BBC
9 July 2013 Last updated at 09:54 GMT
The best advice? Ignore all the other advice. Ask the questions you want answers to, follow your instincts and ignore all unsolicited advice. John Whittington, Stoke, UK
1. Avoid giving your toddler pineapple juice to drink. It has a spectacularly disgusting effect on their digestive systems because of the enzymes it contains. John Locke, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
2. When baby sleeps, you sleep. Housework can wait. Sam, England
3. Never underestimate the power of sleep deprivation. It can turn the most pleasant of persons into a raging psychopath. Craig Redmond
4. Buy some ear plugs and […] Oliver and Danielle Reed, Warminster, England
5. Boarding school. Paul, Tremelo, Belgium
I CAN ASK QUESTIONS!
What does Oliver do tonight?
Where does Oliver live?
The life of Charles Dickens
Charles John Huffman Dickens was born on the 7th February 1812. His parents were John and Elizabeth Dickens. He was the second child of 8 siblings. John, the father always spent beyond his means. One day he pointed out a house to Charles remarking that he could live in such a house if he worked hard. The family moved to London in 1822. At 12 as the family finances worsened, he started working in a blacking factory labelling bottles for 11 hours a day. John Dickens was eventually sent to a debtors’ prison. Charles visited him every Sunday.
In 1827 he began work as a sollicitor’s clerk. From the surrounding of his office he began to collect names and characteristics of the people he saw.
He began a journalistic career in 1831. Writing became his passion. Working for the paper by day and on his own work by night he was beginning to taste success. His first piece of fiction was published in 1835. That same year Charles met Catherine Hogarth. They fell in love and were married. The further years resulted of much writing and many children. As his writing became more popular and his fame more widespread, rumours began to abound on his drunkenness and admission to an asylum. Stories were easy to concoct about the writer who kept a pet raven and whose writing dealt with the extreme of the sentimental and the grotesque. In 1842 Charles and Catherine set sail for America . On landing to Boston , they were mocked by crowds. He took his whole family on his next big trip to Italy in the summer of 1844. When he returned he looked for new diversions and he helped to start and edit a radical newspaper, founded a refuge for homeless women and performed his work at performed readings. Aged 44 Charles bought the house his father had showed him as a child. It symbolized the pinnacle of achievement. While Dickens was organizing a theatrical project « The frozen deek » , he met a young actress, Ellen Ternan. There was much speculation about this relationship that caused the end of his marriage with Catherine Hogarth.One fateful (catastrophique) night 1865 while Charles and Helen were returning from Paris, the train crashed.Only at the last minute did he remember to retrieve the final part of « Our mutual friend » from the wrecked(endommagé) carriage. The incident left Charles very shaken and his health began to fail.At home on the night of the 9th of June 1870, at the age of 58, Charles suffered a stroke and died. He is buried in Westminster abbey.
Lire sur Dickens ici :http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/charles_dickens/
- The Pickwick Papers (1836)
- Oliver Twist (1837)
- Nicholas Nickleby (1838)
- The Old Curiosity Shop (1840)
- Barnaby Rudge (1841)
- Martin Chuzzlewit (1843)
- Dombey and Son (1846)
- David Copperfield (1849)
- Bleak House (1852)
- Hard Times (1854)
- Little Dorrit (1855)
- A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
- Great Expectations (1860)
- Our Mutual Friend (1864)
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870).