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Articles for oral presentation October 18th

Post by Clémence Giraud on Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:03 pm

Hola !

For the next week I've choose to talk about solo trips : "Why are so many of us now choosing to travel alone?" (Telegraph, 14 may 2018. By ANNABEL FENWICK ELLIOTT)
Here is the link : https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/comment/whats-behind-the-rise-in-solo-travel/

Vocabulary :

daunting : intimidating
steer : lead, conduct
spike : rise, increase
spy : in the article : follow
shift : change
wilderness : savage region
set off : leave
roaming : nomadic, itinerant
struck : surprised
overlooked : forgotten, ignored
Arguably : questionable
willing : ready, wishing, eager
working remotely : à distance
pitfalls : traps

See you next week  cheers
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Post by Justine LORIN on Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:12 pm

Hello !
For my part, I have chosen an article about the conservation and the genetic modification of rice for the future. It's an article from BBC, on the 12th of October. Here is the link :
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45828150

To help you, some vocabulary :

Rice crops : Rice cultures
Drought : When there is no rain for a while and the grounds are very dry
Flooding : Inundation
Seeds : The part, on a fruit for example, that you put into the ground to grow a plant
To withstand : To resist
Pests : Insects

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Post by Virginie Auclair on Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:02 pm

helloo,
this week my article talks about rapes in nepal and more particularly about a 13 year old girl, the state wants to fight the rise of rapes by prohibiting pornography.
here is the link : https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/12/world/asia/nepal-porn-ban-sex-rape-sexual-assault.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld

The vocabulary:
has struggled : has fighting against
tampering : to change the truth voluntarily
fines : penalty
scapegoating : who is chosen to take the responsibility
vilifying: who attacks someone's honor
firewalls: protection device
to comply : to conform
spokesman : person who speaks on behalf of several people
jail : prison
sunny
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Post by Matthieu Morisset on Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:40 pm

Hi, next week we'll talk about food porn and it's importance for restaurants !!

Here is the link: http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20181005-the-serious-business-of-foodporn

Here the vocabulary you might need to fully understand this article.

vocabulary:

background: en fond
fillings: garnitures/ farces
pickled cabbage: choux mariné
tenderloin: filet de boeuf
a fish-eye lens: c'est un objectif en photographie
endorsement: l'approbation
anchors: du verbe encrer (dans l'esprit)


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Re: Articles for oral presentation October 18th

Post by Admin on Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:33 pm

Before Saturday evening Mad Rolling Eyes No Crying or Very sad

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Re: Articles for oral presentation October 18th

Post by Jeremy Massonde on Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:04 pm

John, don't kill me Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad

I want to talk of ASMR Very Happy
Here is the article : https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-44533297

Some vocab :
ASMR - Autonomous sensory meridian response
Tingling - to cause such a sensation
Whispering - to talk softly and privately

Try some ASMR videos before thursday (WITH HEADPHONES) if you want

Bye bye ! Smile



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Post by Admin on Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:30 am

Yvanhilde? Maelys?

when are we all supposed to have time to read, understand and prepare for your articles?
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Post by maelys fouche on Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:52 pm

Sorry John I'm late.. But I'm sure people will be prepared on thursday as good students as they are What a Face

My article is about stopping global warming : https://www.nrdc.org/stories/how-you-can-stop-global-warming

some words of vocab for you guys;
-carbon emissions: émissions de carbone
-renewable energy: énergie renouvelable
-heating and cooling: chauffage et climatisation
-energy-efficient appliances: appareils économe en énergie
-bulbs: ampoules
-tires: pneus
-fossil fuels: énergie fossile

Have a good reading Wink
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Re: Articles for oral presentation October 18th

Post by Yvanilde Panont on Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:07 pm

Hello,

Sorry, I'm a little late but promised my article is not too long (and quite interesting)!

I would like to talk about Roman Belville, the new youngest Youtuber !

I let you discover his age via the article below ! Wink

My article including the video

John, please stop writing badly my pretty name... Crying or Very sad

See you on Thursday !
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Re: Articles for oral presentation October 18th

Post by Admin on Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:28 pm

Sorry Yvanilde. Embarassed
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