Absolutenglish is a site for students and teachers of English, grades 9 -12.

RESOURCE PAGES BY THEMES

IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


 

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A
  • Advertising learn how to study an ad
  • Ask my Bot: Chat with my bot and report your conversation (reported speech)
B
  • Baccalauréat: learn more about it and prepare for the exam!
  • Blackout: listening comprehension interactive exercices on the New York Blackout in August 2003
C
  • The Caribbean resource page
  • The Caribbean Islands: a clickable map of the greater and lesser Antilles and a selection of links to online news and other information, island by island.
  • Celebrations : a multicultural project on celebrations
  • Chat with my Bot and report your conversation to the class (reported speech)
  • Cheating on a test: activities on the simple past, link-words, time markers, probability, countable or uncountable nouns and quantifiers
  • A Christmas poem by ee cummings: An illustrated poem by ee cummings to celebrate the beauty of a little christmas tree. Listen to the poem and fill in the blanks
  • The American Civil War: Listening and reading comprehension interactive exercises on Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863, USA, Pennsylvania.This page also includes a selection of links.
  • The British Commonwealth : learn more about the British Commonwealth and its members
  • Computers: Work on the theme of computers with a video by Sony and other internet resources
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  • Education , prohibition, obligation, and permission at school
  • Essay writing: a methodological approach. Links and lesson plans (for teachers)
  • Essay writing: "Can the internet contribute to making our lives more comfortable?" Reorganize the essay
  • Essay writing: write about a book.
  • Elements: a lesson plan on the periodic table of elements.
  • Empire Windrush: Learn more about the ship and her passengers who changed the face of multicultural Britain.
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  • Ferre Rosario, a lesson plan based on Rosario Ferré's official site and novel The House On The Lagoon..Rosario Ferré is a popular female writer from Puerto Rico
  • Football (soccer): links and activities around the theme of Soccer
G
  • The Glass Menagerie (1944) , a play by Tennessee Williams. Read the play online and study it scene by scene. Iincludes interactive exercices, worksheets and links
  • The Gettysburg Address : Listening and reading comprehension interactive exercises on Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863, USA, Pennsylvania.This page also includes a selection of links.
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  • Homelessness: a lesson plan which includes a cartoon study and the study of the song "It's probably me" by Sting and Eric Clapton.
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  • Inventions, Robots and Technology: a resource page to learn more about some great inventions. A full lesson plan on the topic, includes a listening test based on the movie iRobot, satarring Will Smith and activities to learn how to express ability and capacity and how to write an essay.
  • Islands of the Caribbean: A clickable map of the Greater and Lesser Antilles and a selection of links to online news and other information, island by island
  • IRobot : a homicide detective seeks a killer amon androids: listening comprehension activities
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K
  • Martin Luther King Jr. His speech "I have a Dream " speech, delivered on the steps at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963
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  • Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Listening and reading comprehension interactive exercises on Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863, USA, Pennsylvania.This page also includes a selection of links.
  • Lady Liberty: an information gap activity (pair-work) to learn more about the Statue of Liberty (historical background, symbolism, etc.) + audio evalutation on the interrogative form.
  • London, a picture-gallery : all these pictures are mine and were taken during my visits
  • London, a webquest to prepare a three-days'trip. a webquest to organize a three-days' trip to London . The students will be working in groups of three or four to form a family.
  • St Lucia: an island in the Caribbean
  • "Like": inetractive exercises on the different uses of like
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  • Martin Luther King : a lesson plan on the famous minister who had a dream.
  • Mobile Phones: a ressource page on cell phones. Links, lesson plans, and a students' campaign against mobile phones.
  • Mysteries: study Roald Dahl's Lamb to the slaughter. Includes a series of interactive exercises and links on the Genre
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P
  • Puerto Rico: a series of activities on the island
  • The Pledge of Allegiance: Salute to the American flag
  • Portmanteau words: learn what portmanteau words are and create your own.Level: "diffeasy"
  • Prohibition: an interactive program on Prohibition based on 8 pictures. The student will be able to generate sentences to help him/her comment on these pictures, with worksheet to print
  • It's Probably me: a song about a homeless person by Sting and Eric Clapton
Q
R
  • New Year's Resolutions: a lesson plan aiming to develop essay writing skills
  • Rosario Ferre, author of The House on the Lagoon (1995)
  • The Royal Family serious and funny stuff inside!
  • Robots, Inventions and Technology : a resource page to learn more about some great inventions. A full lesson plan on the topic, includes a listening test based on the movie iRobot, satarring Will Smith and activities to learn how to express ability and capacity and how to write an essay.
S
  • September 11, 2001: the World Trade Center Tragedy in Manhattan
  • Slavery, an international project with the students of 6th form E at Le Lycée du François, year 2002-2003
  • Saint Lucia, an island in the Caribbean.
  • School: prohibition, obligation, and permission at school
  • Soccer : links and activities around the theme of Soccer
  • Sting: "It's probably me", a lesson plan on homelessness
  • Store Wars: This spoof of Star Wars will teach you the ways of the Farm. Join the rebels and save the planet from chemical food.
  • Super Size Me (Morgan Spurlock): a series of listening comprehension activities based on a CBS video news report.
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  • Tennessee Williams, author of The Glass Menagerie
  • Technology, Robots and Inventions: a resource page to learn more about some great inventions. A full lesson plan on the topic. Learn how to express Capacity and how to write an essay.
  • Translating: a lesson plan to learn the basic techniques to translate English into French
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  • The UK: Drag and drop exercise on the cities of the UK
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