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Spaces and exchanges

Documents pour l’épreuve à l’oral

On me demande souvent des idées d’articles ou de documents pour l’oral. Je vais essayer de rajouter des articles/documents régulièrement (en précisant pour quelle notion ça pourrait servir). Si vous avez des documents intéressants vous pouvez également les partager dans la partie « commentaires ». 1. « International Happiness Day » (20th March) – […]

The Christmas Number One

One of the less-well known Christmas traditions in the UK is the countdown to the Christmas « number one »: which song will be number one in the charts for Christmas? It may seem surprising but the British take a great interest in the charts, more so than any other country in the […]

The Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak is currently in the news and even more so now that several cases have been detected in the USA. What exactly is Ebola? Is there a cure to this deadly disease? How can countries work together to reduce the risk of the disease spreading? Ebola – or […]

The American Dream

What is the American dream? The American dream is the notion that the American social, economic, and political system makes success possible for every individual. Someone who manages to achieve their version of the American dream is said to be « living the dream ». Many people criticize the idea of the American dream because they say that it is impossible for everyone to be […]

Global migrants

  In this episode of 6 Minute English, Rob and Jennifer talk about why people move around the world to find work. These people are known as « global migrants ». Some 214 million people are international migrants, living in a different country from the one in which they were born. There […]

Food in Britain

How much is today’s British cuisine influenced by its multicultural population? We have all heard about the traditional British dishes such as fish and chips, roast beef and yorkshire pudding, roast lamb and mint sauce, bacon and eggs, but British cuisine is changing. If you walk round London you will […]

Definition of spaces and exchanges

An exchange is the act of  giving or receiving something in substitution for something else. In today’s modern-day world these exchanges can take several forms:  economic – work exchanges, exchange of goods, trading across borders,  cultural – exchange of ideas, information, education,  movement of people – immigration, student exchanges, gap years…  Our modern-day world is changing quickly […]