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Look at these pictures. What comes to your mind ? Describe what you can see and make assumptions about the theme of the unit.

Time capsules:

A time capsule is a box where you put memories of your time (letters or items). You bury (enterre) the box and wait several years to re-open it. It helps the future generations to understand the past

Axe : représentation de soi et rapport à autrui

Unit 4 : Time capsules, one moment in time

How do time capsules allow us to represent ourselves and our society, to leave a mark for future generations ?

Time capsules

Watch the teaser first without the sound. Take notes of what you can see, and make assumptions (des suppositions) about the movie.

Then, watch it again with the sound. Check if your probabilities are right.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW7_hu6njh4

Knowing - 2009

This teaser is from the movie "Knowing". We can see a teacher in the USA in 1959 telling her students they are going to create a time capsule.

Without the sound, we thought that this must show a time capsule burial ceremony.
There is a little girl who looks worried and who writes numbers on a sheet, to put it in the capsule. These numbers may predict catastrophes....

Write a title

Moyennement probable

Peu probable

Write a title

L'expression de la probabilité avec les auxiliaires modaux

Write a title

Les modaux se placent entre


Ils ne sont pas

Très probable

Read the text and answer the questions

Written comprehension

If you were to bury a time capsule to be opened in 100 years, what items would you put in it?

Your turn ! In groups of 3, make a list of 5 items that belong in a time capsule.

What would you choose these items for ?

Toolbox : I would choose [item] in order to... / so as to

Afin d'exprimer le but en anglais, on peut utiliser les structures suivantes :

Les phrases qui expriment un but répondent à la question suivante : "What [...] for ?" (traduction : ................................)



Exemple :



L'expression du but en anglais

What type of document is it ? What does it tell about ? When did they bury the time capsule? What does the time capsule contain?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKO7T2ryNqE&ab_channel=CBSMornings

Listening comprehension

According to you, what may you find in
this Time capsule? Make probabilities, justify..

According to you, what did John Adams and Paul Revere create a time capsule for? – use the

structures of probability and the structures

Group B

VS

Group A

Think about the item of your choice. Present it to your classmates and explain what you want to put it in a time capsule for.

Your turn !

  • What do you need to write in order to invite someone to a formal event (like a time capsule burial ceremony) ?
  • What is the purpose of writing this invitation ?

An invitation to a formal event

GROUP 3

GROUP 2

GROUP 1

Pick the

relevant expressions you
might need to reuse

How to write a formal invitation letter ?

Work on the

letter (How is the letter
built? Where do we place
the different elements?)

In which order

do we organize an
invitation letter? What is expected in the different paragraphs ?

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Your turn !

You decided to throw a message in a bottle in the sea to tell the world about your achievements, your doubts, your
concerns. Write the message.

  • Write down the mistakes you can notice in the letter you got :
- linguistic mistakes

- pragmatic mistakes (how the letter is made)

Correction work

Get ready for the final task - pair work

What should be put in a time capsule letter ?