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Death of a Salesman

LLCE 2 versions of the play

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Chalk symbols

Chalk symbols on Ellis Island

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Reading Of Mice and Men

LLCE A nice way to read the book – listening to the reading of the novella. With a short introduction.     And for those who have lost the book… (other chapters on youtube)

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History of the Searchers

LLCE   An extra documentary on The Searchers   A documentary on the western genre

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2 paintings on Manifest Destiny

LLCE American Progress, by John Gast (1872)   Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, by Emanuel Leutze (1861)

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey’s speech when she received an award during the Golden Globes ceremony. Her speech deals with the American dream and is a denunciation of sexual assault and harassment.

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PRESIDENT OF THE USA

Donald Trump has been elected president of the USA. He is the 45th president of the USA.

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US elections

On November 8, Hillary CLINTON for the Democats (represented by a donkey) or Donald TRUMP for the Republicans (represented by an elephant) will become president of the United States.   Elections in the US : how does it work? In French : http://education.francetv.fr/matiere/actualite/premiere/video/comment-fonctionnent-les-elections-presidentielles-americaines In English :

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THE PROBLEM WE ALL LIVE WITH

The painting we talked about last week   Other paintings, with a bit of music! Two videos on the artist’s life and work (in English)

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THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Every morning, pupils are asked to say the pledge of allegiance (le serment d’allégeance au drapeau des Etats-Unis). « I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. » « Je jure allégeance au drapeau des … Continuer la lecture »

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