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Ce blog est à destination de tous les élèves qui souhaitent enrichir leur connaissance de la langue anglaise. Chaque jour, des cours nouveaux expliqués... (cliquez sur le drapeau de votre choix pour lire la suite dans la langue voulue)
January 27 2011 5 27 /01 /January /2011 17:49

http://images.art.com/images/products/large/10109000/10109878.jpgHey,

 

here is what we said about the video we watched today as a warm up for the class:

 

The video is full of puns on words about technology:

  • a Blackberry is both a mobile phone and a piece of fruit.

  • An “orange” is both a piece of fruit and an internet provider.

  • An “apple” is both a brand name and a piece of fruit.

  • An “egg’s box” (X-Box) is both a box of eggs and a video game console. £3.60 is the price of an egg’s box and 360 is the name of the brand.

£ = pound(s)

 

 

Then we corrected your homework and we made a chronology of events, commenting on the different numbers:

 

 

 

The London Blitz

  1. July: Germany's preparation for invasion of London.

  2. September 7, 1940: beginning of the London Blitz, during 57 days is London bombed.

  • 4:00 PM 6:00 = London is blasted

  • 8:00 PM 4:30 AM (Sept. 8) = 2nd attack

  1. In one night 450 casualties during a school bombing. 

  2. May 11, 1941 = End of the London Blitz.

"to be written by Quentin" (some information is still missing... = cf. death toll + underground stations, ...)

 

 

Here are some explanations about a grammar point in the document:

 

"to be written by Quentin" -> this info is still missing

 

Finally we started to talk about how to present and comment on a picture.

 

HW: for tomorrow, you need to find the global death toll of the London Blitz.

More information about the Blitz here.

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