Activity 1


Make waves!




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  • although /ˌɔːlˈðəʊ/ / even /ˈiːvən/ if (conj.)
  • pioneering /ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ/ (adj.)
  • achieve /əˈtʃiːv/ / accomplish (v.)
  • graduate /ˈgrædʒuεɪt/ (v.)
  • receive a prize (v.)

Grammar in progress

« Faire faire » et « laisser faire »

Exercices p. 70 Précis grammatical p. 277
  • To make someone do something = faire faire / forcer à faire (qqch à qqn).
    Ex: World War II made Hedy Lamarr react: she had to do something for her country.
  • To let somebody do something = laisser faire / permettre de faire (qqch à qqn).
    Ex: Chien-Shiung’s parents let her study physics.

Culture note

A Google doodle /ˈduːdəl/ is a temporary modification of the usual Google logo, to honor someone or celebrate a particular event.

Let's talk this out!

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PAIR WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings about Hedy Lamarr with your classmates.

4
How is it possible to have two jobs that are so different?

5
Imagine the difficulties of this woman to do those two jobs at that period.
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PATH
B

1-B
What does the message “Make waves” suggest?

2-B
Watch the video.
What were this woman’s jobs?

3-B
What are the impacts of her invention on our everyday life?

Useful vocabulary: On the picture, she looks…
As ‘make waves’ means “cause trouble”, I imaginethat she...
Today, we wouldn’t be able to + V.

DIFFERENTIATION

Look at the picture.
Then, click on your path!

A
or
B

Workbook p. 22

Over to you!

Write to Google to suggest the next woman to honor with a doodle

Let’s use what you have learnt in
Activity 1
and / or
Activity 2
!

Choose a female scientist and write to Google to tell them why she should be honored.

Mention her accomplishments,the difficulties she faced, etc. Then, send it to the following address: proposals@google.com.

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PATH
A

1-A
What strikes you?

2-A
Watch the video.
What were this woman’s jobs?

3-A
Why was she honored by a Google doodle (see culture note)?

Useful vocabulary: She had several occupations…
She was a… but she was also a…

Hedy Lamarr's 101st Birthday Google Doodle.

Your time to shine!

6
Write a message to Hedy Lamarr to congratulate her on her wonderful career and achievements (150 words).


Méthode je m'exprime à l'écrit p.241

Useful vocabulary: It is quite unlikely / striking / unbelievable...
Everybody should be allowed to + V.
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