Queques vidéos pour vous entraîner à la compréhension orale:
Myths & Heroes- Take a stand!
Anonymous heroes > Everyone can be a hero.
How to become a hero > Take a stand! Become an activist!
Types of violence?
Verbal abuse > insults / rude words / humiliation
Physical abuse > sexual harassment on the tube / domestic violence
discrimination? Color of skin / physical appearance > racism
bullying at school / job > resume(CV) racial profiling
victims are sometimes immigrants / kids / old people / disabled people / gays & lesbians / the homeless / women
police officer sometimes use coercive power / intimidation / racial profiling
Video study – Journalists killed in the line of duty
Journalists killed > David Bloom & Daniel Pearl
46 other journalists killed & 6 will be mentioned / interviewed
introduction of documentary on journalists killed while working / doing their job but we often forget their names
most of the times journalists do their job in dangerous places / set example / we have to talk about them / pay a tribute / remember them / they die to share the news / tell us the truth / to make us aware of the situation / like soldiers/ sometims they go too far / get kidnapped
TOP 3 Most heroic!
3 American soldiers – on a train – In Belgium – stopped a guy from killing passengers (empêcher de tuer)
> saved many people – stopped a terrorist attack – trained soldiers (entraîné) – did their duty – risked their lives while they were on holiday. could have been killed if they didn’t do something
Wesley Autrey – jumped on train tracks (rails) to save a man – in front of his 2 daughters – in New York – subway
> split second decision – set an example – didn’t have to do it – acted alone – risked his life to save a stranger’s life.(la vie d’un inconnu)
Supergran – Ann Timson – 71 years old – stopped 6 robbers – jewelry store – Northampton – motorbikes – no fame – no interviews
Lesson document: EVerydayheroes5:09
superman / hero / miracle / attack / captain / strong / power
- GRammar POint !
what …? What happened? What are we talking about?
Doc 2 – Subway Superman
Wesley Autrey saved an American guy in the subway in the US. I think it happened in 2005 but the date on YoutUbe is 2012.
Where..? Where did it happen ?
When …? When did it happen?
Who ..? Who did that ? Who did what?
why/how…? How did it happen? How did the rescue happen?
Bonnie & Clyde
- They called them … Public enemies
Crimes? Murders / violence / shootings / bank robberies
Ironically? They became folk heroes
Why did people admire them?
Because people were angry at banks / during the Great Depression so they liked B&C avenging them.
- About Bonnie
How old when she met Clyde? Job? 19 / waitress
- About Clyde
1909 – Texas
Family ? Poor – 8 children
Past experience? Prison for theft /
Crimes? Stealing / theft
- First murders… 2 policemen /
Where? on the side of the road / rural / countryside
after a robbery / drinking to celebrate / testing their weapons
How? Shoot them to test their weapons
Attitude? In cold blood / indifferent
- Change in police methods…
Capture? Personal crusade / fire with fire > got heavier weapons
Where? In Louisiana / countryside
Strategy? Ambush (a bush : buisson) / waited for 3 days / they don’t want B&C to escape again / catch them – dead (rather than alive.)
- For Hollywood…
directed many films adapted from their story / songs
like all gangsters stories / B&C are a source of inspiration / suspenseful / action-packed life / a good scenario / Love & Violence
Document 3 – Serge Gainsbourg ENglish version.
- 1- Listen and complete with words you hear.
You’ve heard the 1- …story of Jesse James
Of how he lived and 2- …died ?
If you’re still in need of something to 3- …read
Here’s the story of Bonnie and Clyde
Now Bonnie and Clyde 4- …are the Barrow
I am sure you all heard and 6- …read / have read
How those who 7- …steal
Are usually found dying or 8- …dead
They call us cold-hearted 9- …killers
They say we were heartless and 10- …mean
But I say this with pride
That I once knew Clyde when he was 11- …honest
And upright and clean
But the 12- …laws fooled around
Kept taking him down and locking him up in a cell
‘Til he said to me: “I’ll never be 13- …free
So I’ll see a few of them in 14- …hell ”
If a policeman is 15- …killed in Dallas
And they have no clue or guide
If they can’t 16- …think or find
They just wipe their slate clean
And blame it on Bonnie and Clyde
If they try to act like 17- …citizens
And rent ourselves a nice little flat
About the third night
We’re invited to a 18- …fight by the
Sub gun’s rat tat tat
Some day they’ll go down 19- …together
They’ll bury us side by side
For few it will be grief for the law a relief
But it’s 20- …death for Bonnie and Clyde