Hello! These new articles about our language assistant have been written by the pupils in ExEL 3ème. Take some time to read them!
Her name is Flannery. She was born on the 10th of May 1994, so she is 22 years old. She lives in Melbourne in Australia, but she resides in Vichy. She is Australian. Flannery isn’t married but she has a boyfriend, his name is Romain. He is French. She has three brothers Daniel, Rohan and Nicholas. They are 25, 24 and 18 years old. Her parents, Lindsey and Phil are special education teacher and paramedic.
Article writen by Emma, Juliette, Lila and Océane
Flannery has one dog, her name is Sheba.
This year, she is an English assistant. Before she was an au pair, a tutor in Music and English, a barista, a personal care assistant and she worked in a fish and chips shop.
Her favourite season is winter and her favourite colour is red. Her favourite actress is Meryl Streep and her favourite movie is “Stricly Ballroom”; it’s a very funny film and it’s also a cult film in Australia. She likes all kinds of music but she loves Folk, Alternative and Pop Music.
Article writen by Léa, Marylou, Pauline and Elodie
She likes to play the guitar and the violin. She plays the violin in an Irish folk band. She can’t play the piano but she would like to.
She loves reading, she quite enjoys writing songs and she really likes running long distances with earphones.
She likes to listen to music.
She enjoys bushwalks but she is scared of snakes and spiders (they can kill you in Australia!).
She likes swimming but she is scared if she can’t see the bottom.
She can speak French but her dream would be to speak Russian and Arabic. She is interested in foreign languages because she has studied linguistics. Later, she would like to be a translator or an interpreter.
She has already visited France, China and Burkina Faso.
Article writen by Adam, Gebril and Valentin
Our assistant is a traveler.
To come to France from Melbourne, the trip lasts 36 hours! It’s so long!
The first time she came to Paris, she found it ugly. She hated Paris. But the second time she came, she found it so beautiful and she loves Montmartre.
Flannery comes from Australia ; the capital of Australia is Canberra. She currently lives in Melbourne, in the south-east of Australia.
In Australia there are some animals than you can find exclusively in this country like the kangaroo and the koala. Snakes and spiders are often poisonous animals.
Article writen by Yann and Kamilia
If you want to know everything about FLANNERY, our language assistant this year, you can have a look at the beautiful powerpoint presentation made by Jeanne P and Mélanie in 4e ExEL! Next is a beautiful photo of her... Thank you Flannery!
Si vous voulez tout savoir sur FLANNERY notre nouvelle assistante d'anglais, regardez la belle présentation powerpoint de Jeanne P et Mélanie de 4e ExEL. Ensuite il y a une jolie photo d'elle... Merci Flannery!
Thursday 19th January was a very special day at Collège Jules Ferry : We had the privilege to welcome Christina Schilling FSL Teacher from the Upper Grand Board in Ontario, Canada and Henri Duran, IPR of English in Académie de Clermont-Ferrand.
Le jeudi 19 janvier était un jour très spécial au collège Jules Ferry : Nous avons eu le privilege d’accueillir Christina Schilling Professeur de Français Langue Seconde du Upper Grand Board en Ontario au Canada ainsi qu’Henri Duran, IPR d’Anglais de l’Académie de Clermont-Ferrand.
Our special reporters from 4e ExEL Jeanne, Roméo, Ewan, Léa, Clara and Tiffany were happy to meet them. They participated to the guided tour of our school where we showed them the different activities involving the students and their teachers.
Nos reporters spéciaux du dispositif ExEL 4e Jeanne, Roméo, Ewan, Léa, Clara and Tiffany étaient très heureux de les rencontrer. Ils ont participé à la visite guidée de notre école où nous leur avons présenté les différentes activités impliquant les élèves et leurs professeurs.
Here is their report:
Voici leur reportage :
We met Christina Schilling who is Canadian: She was very happy to see us, she smiled all the time. She has wavy hair and brown eyes. She is nice, helpful, a good listener, open-minded and funny. She took many photos during her visit. She is a FSL teacher and lives in the countryside.
We chatted and asked her some questions :
Ewan: What is the temperature in Canada at the moment?
Christina: It’s snowing and it’s cold. I live in the countryside and there is snow up to the knee. It is about minus 10°C.
Léa : How do the pupils have lunch in your school ?
Christina: They take their lunch box with them.
Clara: What time do they start and finish school?
Christina: They start at 9 and finish at 3:30
Jeanne: Do Canadian pupils learn other languages at school than French and English?
Christina: Not in Middle School but in High School they can choose another language.
She also asked us some questions:
Elle nous a aussi posé des questions :
Christina: What languages can you choose to learn in your school?
Roméo : English is compulsory and we can choose between Spanish, German and Chinese as a second foreign language.
Christina: What is your first thought when you hear “Canada”?
Ewan : Maple syrup
Jeanne : A different accent
THE VISIT :
Mini Entreprise "Fourteen Players" creating a boardgame that is going to be played at John Mac Crae School in Guelph, Ontario!
Mrs Mermet showing the 6e projects about their dream cities with beautiful hand made models
Le dispositif Alternance with Mrs Diffalah and Mr Lemeunier
Christina gave us presents: maple syrup, a pen with her school logo and candies. We thanked her and she gave us some tips to learn English : watch movies or series in English with French subtitles, read books in English, listen to English songs…
We had a very good afternoon with a delicious "café gourmand" and we were very happy to show our school and meet her.
Our group with Christina, Sandra Campagna and Cécile Brugerolles the ExEL English Teachers
Christmas is coming! And this year again nothing beats the new John Lewis Christmas video
"This is the story of a little girl called Bridget who loves to bounce. When her mum and dad buy her a trampoline for Christmas,
they soon discover that she isn’t the only one with a passion for jumping."
Just watch it and tell us what you think...
+ Our advent calendar is just below! (notre calendrier de l'avent interactif est juste en dessous!)