Getting ready for Christmas

The day of Christmas Eve is looming. What have you done, or are you doing, to prepare?


Christmas presents

What present(s) would you like for Christmas? What is the best Christmas present you've ever received?


You've just received an email. Answer it in a hundred words.

Hi there,
It's nearly Alicia's birthday and I'm planning to buy her a special gift. We've been together for 6 months and I'd like to get her something unusual that she'll remember for a long time. As her best friend, I reckon you know her better than anyone. I'd be so grateful if you could give me some hints!
Bye for now



This week the Da Vinci painting named "Salvator Mundi" was sold for $450.3 Million (a world record)...
If you had the money what piece  of art would you dream of buying?Why?


Are animals capable of premeditated terror attacks? Here is the link to an old article, that shows elephants carrying out an attack on Indian villages, because a train ran over one in their pack.


Spooky Creatures

Hi folks, knowing we've just celebrated Halloween, could you write (100 words) about what you feared the most when you were a child.Were you scared of monsters vampires, clowns ..And why?



Halloween has become the Holliday of ghosts and shivers. Describe a Halloween movie or story that you have heard or seen.


Giving advice

This is part of a letter you receive from an English friend:
"I joined a band two months ago, but I'm not enjoying it much because the others are always having arguments. I just want to play music! What should I do?"
Now write a letter (100 words), giving your friend some advice.



Knowing the holidays are coming soon, do you have any plans (activities, concerts , trips…)? If not , what do you wish you could do? 


Book/Movie impressions

If you have recently read an English book or watched a movie in English, write your impressions.


Writing part 2: Moving to a new flat

You are going to move to a new flat.
Write an email to an English friend of yours. In your email, you should:
-Say where you are moving to,
-Explain why you are moving,
-Invite your friend to visit you.

(Write 35-45 words.)


Reviews needed!

Have you been to theater recently? If so, could you write us a review of the play you saw? Include information on the characters, costumes and story and say whether you would recommend the play to other people.


Describe the activities, not related to school, that you like or dislike doing.



It's our 5th week at the Lycée! What are your impressions as new pupils? Do you miss your former school? And what do you appreciate most at the Lycée?


Hello everybody! I hope that you enjoyed your holidays, but now we have to return to school and work. First, tell us if you like reading and in a few sentences what did you read?. And then, answer the following question: What do you think about humour in books or in movies? Why? (50 words)

Welcome back

Dear Students,
I am looking forward to seeing you again and to meeting my new students.
Sixth form European students: I hope that you have read over and over again “The
Consultant” by Rupert Morgan as requested since we will study it in class in October.
Your next step will be to choose any book from one of these authors : Agatha Christie,
Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe and Doris Lessing to read and to present it to the class in March 2018.
Other sixth form students : You are now sure that I am your English teacher for the year,
you must get your copy of “The Consultant” by Rupert Morgan and start reading it before October 8th, 2017.
Fifth form students : You need to get a copy of “Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by R.L
Stevenson, Oxford Bookworms Library. You may be able to buy your copy from students in
Fourth form students (2nde1) : You need to buy a copy of “A Christmas Carol” by
Charles Dickens, edition : “Oxford Bookworms” and “Tales of Mystery and Imagination” by
Edgar Allan Poe, Oxford Bookworms.
European students(2nd1) : Please buy also “The Fortunes of John de Courcy” by
Philippa Boston, edition Didier.
See you soon,
Ms Ricketts


In your opinion what could we do to avoid pollution in the world?


According to you what could be done for a better world? 



What does the word "respect" mean to you? Give examples.