LMA / LVA 1ères L Grammar / Camel Book Mobile September 25th.

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Unit 1 – Going Away!

Ready to print! LVA sept 25th

LMA / LVA September 25th

  • Bits and Pieces – Grammar practice Jeff’s adventure

1- If I have a canoe, I will go by myself down the Amazon. / If I had … I would / could…

2- People / One / We should built an Internet café.. / An internet café should be built in the Amazon. (passive voice)

3- Eventhough Jeff says … he still has to see for himself.

4- Amazonian people are smarter than …

5- it doesn’t seem safe ..

6- Whenever I think of adventure, I think of the Amazon.

7- I would survive longer than …

8- … I would be bored …

9- the forest will never be destroyed …

10 – food made by ..

Maya would be bored without the Internet because she wouldn’t be able to watch movies, call your friends.

Tom would survive longer than the teacher in the wild because he looks stronger than her.

Domitille believes the Amazon rainforest will soon be destroyed because of deforestation and global warming.

  • The Camel Book Mobile – Reading Comprehension

Anticipate – What can you guess?

Both images show a camel so C. guesses it takes place in Africa ( in North Eastern Kenya.)

The camel carries books.

It’s about a camel book drive > mobile library for kids who don’t know how to read or write.

  • Pronunciation practice

turned – framed – examined – scanned – called – waved – discovered – learned – dive-bombed – feared – moved – poured – exposed – echoed

tucked – plopped

jolted –

living room – logically – nightmares – read – chaotic – unknown – knew – talker – hero – worthwhile – written – items – illiteracy – libraries – dangerous – appealing – Nai-robbery – Nairobi – different – idealistic – idealism – future


to convince so. not to do sthg

to prevent so. from doing sthg.

To make a dream come true: réaliser un rêve.

  • Questions


Fiona is a young woman in her twenties

who wants to go to Africa / to Kenya .

She is the main character. She is Irish and lives in New York.

She wants to go to Africa because she wants to take risks,

she wants to help teach people how to read and write,

fight illiteracy. For her ‘books are the future’,

a link with the ‘modern world’.

They’re trying to frighten her / warn her /

prevent her from going because it’s dangerous.

They think she’s showing off and remind her that she could

help in America too.

C- She admires her mother / looks up to her.

(look up to so. Regarder avec de l’admiration

# look down on so. Mépriser qq’un)

but she wouldn’t approve of Fi’s trip.

She wants to make a difference / change the world /

she wants to make the world a better place.

Homework – Imagine you are Fiona.

Write an email / letter to your friends / mum

to tell them about your adventure / project / obstacles / difficult …

10 lines

Dear …

I’m writing to tell you …

past tenses / preterit

Take care / come visit soon … / I miss you


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