Par anglais03 le 21 Juin 2017 à 15:04
Visions of India: how film and TV romanticises life after the Raj
Par anglais03 le 9 Juin 2015 à 20:28
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Par anglais03 le 6 Mars 2015 à 06:21
A BEAUTIFUL DOCUMENT ON NPR TODAY (TEXT AND PHOTOS)
SUR LE CAFE PEDAGOGIQUE AUJOURD'HUI :
"Anglais collège : En ce moment c'est Holi"
"Découvrez et faite découvrir à vos élèves le festival des couleurs où tout le monde jette des couleurs et s'en recouvre pour fêter le printemps. Sur le site sur l'hindouisme du Teaching and Learning Center, vous trouverez de nombreux liens sur Holi, dont "Holi Festival" qui vous propose des détails sur l'histoire et les rituels de cette fête, mais aussi des cartes à colorier pour les plus petits. Voyez aussi le lien de NPR : "bright taste and colors of India's spring" qui propose une image, des explications et de délicieuses recettes. Si vous n'avez pas cours le 6 mars, c'est l'occasion de cuisiner un Dahi Aloo Curry à la maison"
DOSSIER ASIANS DANS TEATIME MAGAZINE
Par anglais03 le 16 Février 2015 à 11:13
A carrer change from law to food,
all this because of Paris..
a success story as well!
Culinary historians claim that macaroons can be traced to an Italian monastery of the 9th century. The monks came to France in 1533, joined by the pastry chefs of Catherine de Medici, wife of King Henri II. Later, two Benedictine nuns, Sister Marguerite and Sister Marie-Elisabeth, came to Nancy seeking asylum during the French Revolution. The two women paid for their housing by baking and selling macaroon cookies, and thus became known as the "Macaroon Sisters". Recipes for macaroons (also spelled "mackaroon," "maccaroon" and "mackaroom") appear in recipe books at least as early as 1725 (Robert Smith's Court Cookery, or the Complete English Cook).
Italian Jews later adopted the cookie because it has no flour or leavening (macaroons are leavened by egg whites) and can be enjoyed during the eight-day observation of Passover. It was introduced to other European Jews and became popular as a year-round sweet. Over time, coconut was added to the ground almonds and, in certain recipes, replaced them. Potato starch is also sometimes included in the recipe, to give the macaroons more body.
Par anglais03 le 14 Février 2015 à 09:58
Right-wing Hindu groups in India say they will be "requesting" unmarried couples
caught in public on Valentine's Day to marry on the spot
- an announcement that's provoked a backlash on Facebook.
But in an act of protest against moral policing, thousands of romantic notes have been appearing on Facebook this week
as part of an organised "Love Letters Movement".
The pro-Valentine's camp is just as organised as their opponents. Rahul Pasupalan is an organiser of the "Kiss of Love" group, which is not only behind the love letters protest but also got crowds out in Kerala in a mass kiss to protest the vandalising of a cafe where couples were shown kissing on television. This time around, the group is planning a huge Valentine's Day celebration.
Valentine's Day: Countries that don't love February romance
Par anglais03 le 15 Septembre 2014 à 20:29
WEBQUEST : India-Webquest
The nature of relations between the British and Indians changed over time, as did British attitudes toward India and Indians. In earlier days some Britons assimilated readily to Oriental ways of life or even intermarried with Indians. Particularly after the traumatic uprising of 1857-58, however, relations were often strained, as conventional ideas about European racial superiority became more prominent and as Victorian notions of morality and evangelical movements to convert the world to a particular kind of Christianity became influential. By the latter part of the 19th century, for example, the idea of a "respectable" English person marrying an Indian was virtually unthinkable. Of course, the very fact that the British were by definition a ruling elite and Indians -- however rich or important -- a subject people often strained relations. This could exacerbate cultural misunderstandings, a situation which is the focus of E.M. Forster's great anti-imperial novel,
What we said about communication in this passage : Communication in our extract
CORRIGE DES 2 EXERCICES DU JEUDI 10 OCTOBRE ( A REVISER!) CONCESSION exercices TL1corrigé
Garden Party at the Vice-Roy's Palace in New Delhi (1930)
Read about the Salt March (1930) here:
Cartoon: Is There Life on Mars?
BACKGROUND India has successfully launched a spacecraft to Mars - with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach the Red Planet. The spacecraft is set to travel for 300 days, reaching Mars orbit in 2014. If the satellite orbits the Red Planet, India's space agency will become the fourth in the world after those of the US, Russia and Europe to undertake a successful Mars mission. Full story >> THE CARTOON The cartoon by Peter Brookes from The Times shows the Indian rocket shooting off into space while down below hundreds of Indians are clinging precariously to a train. One of them asks the rhetorical question, "Is there a life down here?" (i.e. a life worth living). COMMENTARY The cartoonist uses a line from a well-known David Bowie song to question the utility of a 'poor' country like India, which has serious infrastructure and public health problems (to name but two), spending $74m on a mission to Mars and roughly $1 billion a year on its overall space programme.
GRAMMAR Note the way in which the word 'life' is used in both an uncountable and countable form. In the phrase, "Is there life on Mars?" the word 'life' is uncountable because we are talking about living things in general. • Is there intelligent life on other planets? However, in the phrase "Is there a life down here?", the man is referring to the activities that form a particular part of a person's life. • He has had a good life. See here for more on the usage and meanings of 'life'.
A recent article from Time about rapes in India
En attendant de mettre tous les documents.... Je vous rappelle que 1) nous avons commencé par le "trailer" du film Gandhi [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxYQ4CXoIwg&feature=player_detailpage[/youtube] 2) Vous avez un polycopié sur l'histoire de l'Inde 3) Vous en avez un autre sur Gandhi Vous avez un texte intitulé The Ashram que vous pouvez prendre en document personnel... 4) Nous avons étudié le texte The Reception 5) Nous avons écouté un reportage sur la sélection des filles. Voici les docs : audio here ! india's girls go missingscript 6) Voici la vidéo que nous avons étudiée ensemble sur Euronews.et dont vous avez le script http://www.euronews.com/2013/01/03/india-is-a-dangerous-place-to-be-a-woman/ 7) Le second document à présenter dans cette notion est Another Girl Il faut comparer les formes et lieux du pouvoir et les formes de résistance! Women in India today : listen for pleasure and culture! In-India-More-Women-Are-Playing-Matchmaker-For-Themselves VOIR AUSSI L' ARTICLE "CASTE OR CLASS?" pour l'Inde moderne http://lewebpedagogique.com/lovenglish03/2013/07/08/india-caste-or-class/ Je mets en ligne ce weekend un choix de documents pour votre document personnel sur l'Inde... india docs possibles Another Girl : Another Girl part1.mp3 Another Girl part 2 mp3
Par anglais03 le 15 Août 2014 à 11:11
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By Chappatte dans Le Temps, Genève
Par anglais03 le 10 Avril 2014 à 17:26
Indian media urge people to vote in huge numbers
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The Guardian online : General Elections in India
Par anglais03 le 3 Avril 2014 à 20:09
More than 100 million first time voters will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election from 7 April. Here is a selection of young voters' opinions on the important issues facing Indian today
Rachel Blaekly, an 18-year-old student, poses during a football practice session at a playground in Mumbai. Rachel said that she wants stricter laws to protect women. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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