AN ORWELLIAN SOCIETY
There are some dystopian and worrying elements in our society. Here is only one example – for the European elction and how voters can be influenced (cf article)
Analysis and comparison of the 2 texts (done in class) – but also use YOUR notes !
Analysing a picture – Choose a photo, describe it and analyse it. PPT below:
CREATING A TRAILER FOR A DYSTOPIAN MOVIE (deadline April 14th via Wetransfer) Your trailer must be 1’30 maximum. Include voices (+ music if you wish) and visuals, title of the movie and plot. Make the people want to see your movie!
Trailer « The hansmade’s tale »:
Trailer « 1984 »:
Trailer « Children of men »:
Trailer of the excellent series « Black Mirror »:
FAR AND AWAY (suite)
Correction Test Slum tours (WE): TEST Slum tours end of article
- prepare your arguments for the debate (for or against slum tours?) + revise expressions to debate.
- Grammar worksheet here : Les pronoms relatifs
For your information – Grilles d’évaluation CO et EO LV1 et LV2/LV3 au Bac (to download) : grilles_CO_EO_LV1_LV2_et_LV3
Psycho worksheet – corrected : PSYCHO séquence corrected
Interesting notes from students (taken from your work): interesting notes fromstudents
Interested in films and Hitchcock’s Psycho? Psycho mise en scène
Shots analysis :
Where are your (honest) comments on the play? I was quite specific when I sent all of you an email through the ENT… (guessing that maybe you wouldn’t visit the website before the holidays) – The more you wait, the less you will remember. This is part of your HOMEWORK.
Group homework for the holidays TO BE PRESENTED IN CLASS . In groups of 2, present the following to your classmates. You can make a short PPT (2 slides max)
G1 Mary Shelley
G2 The Gothic style in English literature
G3 The Romantic style in English literature
G4 Why the novel is subtitled « the modern Prometheus »
G5 « Man and scientific progress » in Frankenstein
G6 « Responsibility » in Frankenstein
Chapter 3 « FAR AND AWAY »
Reading a book -a sort of Essay actually- called ‘Le manuel de l’anti-touriste’ at the moment. Makes you really reflect on how and why people (me included) travel. Both enlightening and disheartening…
Have a look (what do you think?) : http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/magazine/life-around-world/three-benefits-solo-travel
CO Jakarta Slum tours (script : CO Jakarta slum tours script)
Vocabulary worksheet (find the right word or expression related to the definitions):
Grilles d’évaluation CO et EO au Bac (LV1 et LV2):
For Tuesday January 15th: Look at the photograph and answer the questions below
- Describe the picture as much as you can. Where do you think it was taken?
- React : how does this make you feel?
- Find vocabulary and expressions that you associate with this picture.
- Is there a message behind it? If so, which one?
Have a look at this website:
What kind of photos has Martin Parr taken related to the theme « Small world »? You should answer this question on the website.
Interested in photography? http://www.vivianmaier.com/about-vivian-maier/
TRAVELLING/ LIVING DIFFERENTLY :
The incredible story of the Pascowitz family:
Like many American outsider-adventurers, Dorian « Doc » Paskowitz set out to realize a utopian dream. Abandoning a successful medical practice, he sought self-fulfillment by taking up the nomadic life of a surfer. Paskowitz took his wife and nine children along for the ride, all eleven of them living in a 24 foot camper.
Another movie worth watching:
You want to go to the movies? Try this one (release Jan 23rd)
CHAPTER 2 « BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL »
I hope you will be able to watch the rest of the movie « Mississipi Burning » because the end is really enlightening.
Plus, when you come back, expect a written Test on segregation. We will change Chapter after the test.
Have a look at this video and be ready to speak about it:
Photo by Elliott Erwitt
THE WHOLE GROUP : Describe and comment on the picture above. Reactions?
The Freedom Riders history: watch and take notes
Book p. 89: This can be done in pairs
1e S5 : Read the poem and comment on it in details. 150 words minimum.
1e S6: Look at the painting by Jean Michel Basquiat, describe it + comment on it. 150 words minimum
STRANGE FRUIT worksheet: Strange Fruit lyrics and worksheet
Jim Crow PPT :Jim Crow ppt
Martin Luther King’s speech:
Malcolm X’s speech :
Can you compare the 2 speeches in the form and content? Comment on website.
MLK’s speech « I have a dream » (subtitled) :
Any other suggestions for good movies about segregation in the USA?
Your (group) PPT presentations on segregation are here :
+ More info about the Montgomery bus boycott:
The real story behind Mississipi Burning:
Jim Zwerg’s testimony
The whole video:
CHAPTER 1 « ADVERTISING »
Have a look and describe this poster, giving as many details as possible. Give your personal impressions at the end.
Look at this PPT about the evolution of some famous slogans:
Download (or print) this list of vocabulary related to advertising, and learn the words and expressions. You will need to use them when speaking about the topic.
Placement products :
Your oral comprehension test (without the cuts I made):
The Maslow Pyramid: read the document given to you and have a look at this PPt and the ads presented. Answer the question.
Useful expressions for debating – to use in class !
Correction of oral Comprehension test : CO ads
Extract of the series ‘Madmen’, have a look !
It has nothing to do with advertisement, but don’t miss this film !