3AS Lettres et philosophie


    Date d'inscription : 05/01/2010
    Age : 26
    Localisation : béjaia

    3AS Lettres et philosophie

    Message par achwak le Lun 26 Déc - 0:06

    Part One : Read the text carefully then do the activities:

    Athenians thought of themselves as the shining star of the Greek city-states. They were famous for their literature, poetry, drama, theatre, schools, buildings, and government. Before the Greek dark ages, Athens was a small village and developed rapidly until it became one of the two most powerful city-states in the ancient Greek world. The Greeks believed that each city-state in ancient Greece had a god or a goddess in charge of it, their special patron. For Athens, the patron was Athena, goddess of wisdom. Perhaps because Athena was their patron, Athenians put a great deal of emphasis on education. Girls learned at home from their mothers to run a home; and to be good wives and mothers. While boys were educated quite differently; until the age of 7, they were taught at home by their mothers then attended a day school outside the home from 7 to 14. There, they memorized Homeric poetry and learned to play the lyre. They learned drama, public speaking, writing, math, and perhaps even how to play the flute. After middle-school, they went to a four year high-school and learned more about math, science, and government. At the age of 18, they attended two years of military school. This is why Athens was proud of its system of education. The men of Athens met each week to discuss problems and work on solutions. For about 100 years, Athens was a direct democracy.

    1.Circle the letter corresponding to the correct answer.
    The text is about
    a) Life and education in Ancient Athens
    b) The Greek civilization
    c) Athens, the capital of Greece
    2. Are these Statements true or false?
    a) Athens was a city –state in the ancient Greek world.
    b) The goddess Athena was in charge of most city-states in Ancient Greece.
    c) Athenians were literate people.
    d) Athenian men rarely met to talk about their problems.
    3. Answer the following questions according to the text.
    a) What were Athenians famous for?
    b) What was Athens proud of?
    c) How did the Athenians solve their problems?
    4. Complete the following table from the text.
    Education of children in ancient Greece
    Were did they learn?
    How long did they stay at school
    What did they learn?

    B. Text Exploration
    1. Find in the text words, phrases or expressions that are closest in meaning to the following
    a) Well-Known (§1) b)
    a lot of(§2)
    c) a century (§4)
    2. Complete following table.
    To educate
    To differ
    To believe

    3. Combine the following pairs of sentences using the connectors in brackets.
    a) Athens was ruled by a king. Athens was a democracy. (although)
    b) The Athenians were proud of their educational system. Their children learned various interesting subjects. (because)
    4. Fill in the gaps with the following words: Nation - education – teach – their – free – subjects Many nations provide early childhood ….1…. in school. In almost every ….2…., elementary education is compulsory and ….3…. . In every country, the elementary school ….4…. to read and write and to work with numbers. The pupils also learn their country‘s customs and ….5…. duties as citizen. In most countries, the pupils also study such ….6…. as geography, history, mathematics and science.
    5. Classify the following verbs according to the pronunciation of their final “ed”
    Believed - attended – developed – memorized – worked – educated

    Part two: Written Expres​sion(05 points)

    Write a composition of about 80 words on one of the following topics. Choose Either

    Topic 1: In Algeria, boys and girls attend school until they are 16…(use the following notes to present the Algerian educational system to a foreign delegation visiting your school)
    the importance of education in Algeria
    the different stages of education
    the school regulation
    the different subjects you learn
    the school certificate

    Topic2: What are the contributions of the Islamic civilization to the modern world? Give concrete examples (maths, medicine, biology, astronomy, sociology……)

    Dernière édition par achwak le Mar 14 Fév - 17:36, édité 1 fois

    Date d'inscription : 05/01/2010
    Age : 26
    Localisation : béjaia

    written expression

    Message par achwak le Lun 26 Déc - 0:19

    Written expression:

    Topic 1: In Algeria, boys and girls attend school until they are 16. Education is very important in our country: It is compulsory and free. The government spends great amounts of money to ensure schooling to more than seven million children. There are three types of schools in Algeria: primary, middle, secondary. Schoolboys and schoolgirls are required to attend lessons from eight to twelve a.m. and then from two to four or five p.m. They are obliged to wear a uniform, to respect their teachers and to attend all the lessons. There are various subject matters at school: Arabic, history, geography, maths, physics, foreign languages, biology, etc…. Algerian pupils have to study hard to pass their examinations. The most important ones are the BEM ( Middle Educations Brevet) and the Baccalaureat which permits them to go to university.

    Topic 2:
    The Islamic civilization contributed a lot to the building of modern sciences. The Muslims were the inventors of many mathematical rules. They even put the basis of Algebra which is an Arabic word ( Al Djabr ). Al Khawarizmi invented the algorithms ( word taken from his own name ). Moreover, who doesn‘t know Ibn Sina and his book ―The Canons of Medicine‖. Till the 17th century, students were taught upon his books and discoveries. Muslims were also great astronomers. They enjoy observing the sky, the space and its planets. They invented the telescope and gave names to at least six planets. In the field of human sciences, no body can ignore Ibn Khaldun who, in fact, founded the basis of sociology in his ― El Muqqadima‖ . The Islamic civilization was a great one. But the western world has tried its best to ignore it.


    Date d'inscription : 05/02/2012

    Re: 3AS Lettres et philosophie

    Message par karim04 le Dim 5 Fév - 22:26

    thanks for these topics


    Date d'inscription : 15/03/2010

    Re: 3AS Lettres et philosophie

    Message par rahma le Lun 6 Fév - 9:49

    thanks young teacher

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