Chargement de l'audio en cours


A Roaring Lifestyle

Activity 1
WB p. 21

A Roaring Lifestyle

Watch the video.
Then, click on your path!


Workbook p. 21

Moviegoers in front of Warners’ Theater in 1926

Tom Bolles/YouTube


a. What strikes you in the picture?

b. Watch the video and answer the basic questions: who, what, where, when.

List all the different changes the 20s brought into the life of most Americans.

Useful vocabulary: The video emphasizes… The 1920s brought many changes such as… The economy... Society changed dramatically between… and…
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a. Look at the title, the picture and the caption. What can you deduce from the video?

b. Sum up the video in a few sentences. What is the aim of this video?

Pick out all the figures. Then classify them into two groups: dates and numbers.

Useful vocabulary: During this decade… By this time… By the end of… The date refers to…
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Let's talk this out!

Share your findings with your classmates.

Classify the information you picked out into three categories:
social economic cultural changes

What impact did these changes have on people’s lives? How did they benefit from this period?

Useful vocabulary: It was a period of... Many industries were blossoming, such as... It highlighted / emphasized a need to... These radical changes included...
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Grammar in progress

Le prétérit progressif ou prétérit be + V-ing

Observez les formes en gras dans ces phrases tirées de la vidéo.

1) “Hollywood was releasing over 800 films.”
2) “More Americans were living in cities than on farms.”

a. Comment sont-elles conjuguées ?

b. Comment se traduisent-elles ?

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On your way to the task ❯❯ Step 1

Creative writing contest

Let’s use what you have learnt in and / or !

Imagine you are Nick, the narrator of the text on this page. Write an extra paragraph to follow the excerpt. Make sure you describe what you see and how you feel. Immerse the reader in the mood of 1920s America.

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