accueil avril 2016
"When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket."
This month's specials :
New! Improve your reading! A great website with short-stories by theme.
50 websites to learn English in different ways.
This month :
April Fool's day :
The top 10 April Fool's day hoaxes.
April 12th 1861 : The American Civil War begins.
US President Abraham Lincoln called for 75,000 soldiers to quell the insurrection in the South,
after Confederates attacked Union-held Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
April 14th 1912 : Titanic struck the iceberg.
Shortly before midnight on April 14, the ship collided with an iceberg causing the ship to sink at 2:20 AM on April 15.
Why did the Titanic sink? Read and make your own opinion.
April 22nd : Earth Day
Useful links :
If you want to read in English , you can buy books in English at Le furet :
Climb up the stairs up to floor 4, find the "langues étrangères/bilingual and readers" department.
You can read books from the Oxford "bookworms" collection or from the Cambridge University Press "English readers" collection.
They propose different stages of difficulty.
Choose the one you think you can read :
S : starter
1 : Beginner
2 : Elementary/lower intermediate and so on.
Test yourself to find your stage.
Watch TV in original version! (parent supervision required for the younger).
Find a penpal.(parent supervision required).
Learn English with ALLVIDEOS.
Learn English with LYRICSGAPS : Choose your song and the game you want to play.
People talk about interesting things they have seen or done in IWANNATALKABOUT. With the British Council.
Select your level and read articles with TEATIME.
This day in history. Discover what happened on this day throughout history.
Practise your pronunciation : !!! Amazing!!!!
Type in the sentence you want and let Victor the Robot pronounce it! (American accent)