Homework for Jan. 18th

Look up the following words in an online dictionary (eg: Oxford, Merriam Webster, Longman), listen to their pronunciation (GB or US pronunciation) and practice saying them outloud, paying particular attention… Read more »

Homework for Jan. 10

Read Vice UK’s article “Not Going Online Is the New Going Online” and prepare a 2-minute oral presentation + reaction about it. I will ask you not to read your… Read more »

Homework for Jan 4th 2021

Improve your answers to the questions on the 2019 Mines-Pont article. To do that, start by reading the “Rapport de Jury” included in the attached PDF file (directly following the… Read more »

Homework for Dec. 7th

Grammar practiceComplete the Advance grammar MCQ, check your anwsers and find an online lesson + exercise to durably fix your grammar weaknesses.MCQ keys: 2. Mini oral Go to https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/word-of-the-year/ and… Read more »

Homework for Nov. 30th

Watch the video, take notes and prepare a 1:30 oral about it (summary + personal remarks). Find a topic for your group presentation.

Homework for Nov. 23rd

Second writing assignment Review the vocabulary of science and think about your own relationship to science(s). Prepare your sheet in advance: write down the two elements you need to pay… Read more »

Homework for Nov. 16th

Mini oral– Watch either Kamala Harris’s or Joe Biden’s victory speech and prepare a 1’30 commentary. (You can also decide to watch both.) – Make sure to spend enough time… Read more »

Holiday Homework for Nov 2nd

One-minute oral: Why No One Feels Rich: The Psychology of Inequality Listen to this 33-minute podcast from NPR’s program called Hidden Brain to prepare, as usual, a one-minute or a… Read more »

Homework for Oct 12th

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (often abridged as Last Week Tonight) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by comedian John Oliver. The half-hour-long show… Read more »

Homework for Oct 5th – one-minute oral

To prepare your weekly one-minute orale, read and watch the following elements all dealing with the same phenomenon: shrinkflation.– Cadbury accused of ‘shrinkflation’ as packs get smaller: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-53442884 (short article)… Read more »