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M2 Evry – Learning with a twist!

grammar videos

A2 (easy) grammar lessons & exercises

B2 (advanced) grammar lessons & exercises.

  • SESSION 2 FEEDBACK

Reading Comprehension Correct version HERE

  • Listening practice

education B2 (level 5)

sports B2 (level 5)

 

9/11 session

DURING THE HOLIDAYS I DISCOVERED THAT AFTER SWIMMING FOR AN HOUR IN COLD WATER MY FEET WERE FREEZING.

BRUNO MUST HAVE BEEN / FELT VERY FRUSTRATED / EMBARRASSED  WHEN THE SPEAKER TOLD HIM WHAT HE HAD SAID DIDN’T MAKE ANY SENSE.

IF FRANCOIS AND HIS TEAM HAD HAD A BETTER MINDSET, THEY COULD HAVE BEEN RANKED HIGHER.

IF I COULD SING. RIGHT NOW, I WOULD BE THRILLED / extremely pleased.

STUDENTS USUALLY THINK / BELIEVE  CHANGING ONE’S SEX SHOULDN’T BE ALLOWED THAT’S WHY THE ASSOCIATION WANTED / INTENDED / TRIED / WISHED TO MAKE THEM AWARE OF DISCRIMINATION.

DURING THE HOLIDAYS I DIDN’T.. DO ANYTHING SPECIAL, I WISHED I.. COULD HAVE SLEPT // HAD SLEPT MORE.

M2 Evry – Introduce yourselves!

5 skills to reach B2 level! 

Speed dating > oral interaction

Speak at the same time for 10 minutes

Ask at least 5 questions

Take notes

Introduce your partner to the class.

  1. How many sisters / brothers do you have ?
  2. What do you do for a living ?
  3. Who are you ?
  4. Do you have any foreign origins ? What’s your family like ? How far ? How long ?
  5. What’s your best / worst school memory as a student / as a teacher ?
  6. What do you like doing in your free time ? What kind of person / student are you ?

Speed dating > oral interaction

Family / hobbies / job / personality  / school memories (best/worst) / 1 anecdote about your teaching position

VOCABULARY

1 half-sister

A school travel.

*parapente : paragliding

*ortie : nettle

To learn : Personality adj / Classroom vocab

« drawing »  #  « drowning »

Homework! SPOT AND CORRECT YOUR MISTAKES!

  • Since when are you teaching ?
  • I teaching since 3 weeks.
  • She wants to I be her teacher after year.
  • Last year she fighting.
  • She like spend time.
  • He passed his CAPES.
  • She prefer teacher Spanish.
  • A child who make him jokes.
  • He is a teacher for 3 weeks.
  • That was an activity he don’t know.
  • He don’t have any sister.
  • I know him because before he was in my class.
  • Why he had that on him.
  • I was agree.

Practice vocabulary & grammar below!

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Mapping the world!

BAC WRITTEN EXAM : TIMING & METHOD

RECOMMENDED TIMING!

  • EXAM = 3 hours / Coeff 4.
  • Reading + annotations on texts /image & questions  = 30min.
  • Questions to answer = 1H
  • ESSAYS = 1H20 min.
  • Double-check / Proof-read = 10min.

READING TIPS !

Use highlighters to create your own legend & annotations. Highlight your texts and the questions.

1st READING > try and understand the main ideas.

  • WHAT > sources / recations / actions / problems / situation (verbs) < sum up in 1 sentence
  • WHO ( characters mentioned & present)
  • WHERE ( places > be specific countries / cities / areas / inside / outside …)
  • WHEN ( dates / contexts > don’t forget the paratext!)

2nd READING > Focus on style & message.

 

  • HOW ( reactions + style > point of view & literary strategies)

 

  • WHY ( explicit message > story // implicit message > writer’s intentions)

1st READING > try and understand the main ideas.

  • WHAT > sources / reactions / actions / problems / situation (verbs) < sum up in 1 sentence

A story about Arkady’s interest in saving Aboriginal culture thanks to maps of the sacred sites and teaching in the eyes of his parents.

  • WHO ( characters mentioned / focused on & present)
  • Arkady’s father Ivan V.
  • Ivan’s wife
  • 3 sons > Arkady
  • Arkady’s daughter
  • Arkady’s wife
  • The narrator
  • The writer Bruce Chatwin
  • WHERE ( places > be specific countries / cities / areas / inside / outside …)

Village near Rostov / The Ukraine /  Kiev / German factory : about the past // Arkady’s father

Adelaide suburbs ( where Arkady was born )  / Adelaide University / Walbiri in the North of Alice Springs : > what the story focuses on

  • WHEN ( dates / contexts > don’t forget the paratext!)

Protagonist’s father > at the age of 33 in 1942 decided to move to Australia from Russia.

Novel published in 1987.

2nd READING > Focus on style & message.

  • HOW ( reactions + style > point of view & literary strategies)

External POV // chronological aspect > flashback (past simple / pluperfect  )

  • WHY ( explicit message > story // implicit message > writer’s intentions)

Representing mixed family background & saving Aboriginal culture

 

COMPREHENSION POINTS

= 50ptsx2  > 10pts

⅔ questions : explicit details / Who / What / Where / When > +/-30pts

⅓ questions : implicit details / How / Why + Both texts > compare / find a link  > +/- 20pts

 

WRITING SKILLS TARGETS! Official grid to print!