Tag Archive: IdéeProgrès

Article written by Margaret Emerson.

It will give you food for thought for your oral : http://carolynbaker.net/2011/01/27/four-reasons-why-progress-isnt-always-progress-by-margaret-emerson/

Anti-social network?

« Can we auto-correct humanity? »

Are we losing our humanity because of new technologies ?



« If we do not fight to save the environment, we will be equally extinct. »


+ 2ème tour : cliquez sur l’onglet expression orale (ci-dessus)

N’oubliez pas de consulter l’onglet « BAC (conseils) »

France TV education vous propose des vidéos de conseils pour présenter les notions à l’oral :


Robots vs Humans

Idée de Progrès : for other documents click on the tag (in the margin)

Real Humans is  a Swedish science fiction/drama series set in an alternate version of modern-day Sweden where humanoid robot workers and servants are widespread.

What if?


Here is a BBC News link : internet surfers have sent their vision of the future to the BBC

New Age Travellers

The New Gypsies : altenative way of life in the UK:

Alternative way of life in the US.

slab cicty


Listen again to the dialogue (it’s in the « audio box » at the bottom of this page) :


Have you heard of the Meatrix?   (meat = viande)

Have a look at a video [you can have subtitles if you like (CC)]. The Meatrix  campaign against factory farming (élevage industriel). :


Listen to the programme again (click on the picture : full version):

Their fight for the vote

Check out these links and learn a bit more about Victorian women’s rights (game)  (VOC. « launch the game » = lancez le jeu) or check out women’s history with the BBC timeline (chronologie) (with photos)  from 1900 to now :  CLICK HERE ! 

 BBC CROSSWORD about women


 * food for thought = de quoi réfléchir

fahrenheit 451

« You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. » Ray Bradbury

(« Il n’est pas nécessaire de brûler les livres pour détruire une culture. Il suffit d’amener les gens à ne plus les lire. »

And just to stay in a futuristic and apocalyptic mood :

KEEP SMILING ! …  some time in the future…


I’ve found an informative/educational slideshow about the Amish.  Have a look at it to know more about them. 35 slides but they are mainly photos.