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  • Elément de discussion sur "Littérature et engagement"

    by Cybervinnie

    Dans la cadre de la Résidence d’écrivain de Bernardo Toro au lycée Jean Rostand de Mantes (année scolaire 2010-2011 - pour plus de détail, voir les liens ci-dessous), les enseignants qui participent au projet ont l’occasion d’échanger sur différents thèmes à partir desquels s’organisent des ateliers (...)

  • How to Improve Your English (tips for French speakers)

    by Ray

    06.08.2012: updated with the following word lists necessary and essentially sufficient to be able to start reading and enjoying books at the Grade 2-3 level (CE1-CE2): - Grade 2 regular and irregular verbs - Grade 2 nouns and adjectives - Grade 3 regular and irregular verbs Here you will (...)

  • Good Words

    by Ray

    These are some useful words that I have come across fairly recently (since my previous Good Words Register was last seen going north in a Montreal taxi in the wee hours of a morning, never to be seen again, some 4 years or so ago) that have been used to good effect by the rather top-notch (...)

  • My struggle to overcome the CBBS (Compulsive Book-Buyer’s Syndrome)

    by Ray

    I have suffered for many years from this expensive, very time-consuming and rather frustrating affliction (the CBBS), whereby instead of just getting down to attacking the big pile of unread books that have been endlessly accumulating on my desk and bookshelves and floor space, I go out and buy (...)