BTS SLAM – 21/22

Wednesday, December 15th

Le dossier et les instructions concernent un oral de 20 minutes, nous allons le transformer en un écrit de 55 minutes.

1) Présentation en anglais de l’analyse du dossier

(120 words +/- 10% – in English)

2) Rédaction d’un email au manager donnant des conseils à propos du sujet décrit dans la mise en situation.

(120 words +/- 10% – in English)

dossier :

video du dossier :

Utilisez le formulaire de contact pour faire un copié-collé de votre travail en fin d’heure et me l’expédier.

Tuesday, December 14th

Make a detailed list of specifications (specs) for each of these 7 gadgets and send it to me.

Wednesday, December 8th

  1. a kind of follow-up about “green IT”

2. Browse until you find a long article that catches your attention and read it!

Tuesday, December 7th

sujet ORAL zero n°2 (PDF – 426 ko) take a look at part 2 and prepare some notes

you may find this page helpful:

Wednesday, December 1st

Send me part 1 in a written format

ressources : fiche d’aide à la présentation de documents

Tuesday, November 23rd and Wednesday, 24th

Compilez une liste d’expressions et d’éléments à utiliser lors de l’examen à partir de ces conseils pour newbies :

Tuesday, November 16th

26 Computers and Internet Magazines (October 2021) choose one to download and read

+ oral presentations

Tuesday, November 9th

26 Computers and Internet Magazines (October 2021) choose one to download and read

Wednesday, October 20th

l’examen oral

Tuesday, October 19th, Wednesday, 13th and Tuesday, 12th

Choose a subject for an oral personal presentation (after the autumn holidays) :

  • something you like
  • something you know about
  • something related to new technologies (doesn’t ned to be specifically about computers and computing)
  • something which can be talked about in English
  1. => search the web IN ENGLISH for information and vocabulary,
  2. => Google is mainly going to give you results in French, try another search engine called Duckduckgo which can be easily switched to another language and location =>
  3. => compile a long list of elements (nouns, adjectivesVERBS, phrases, sentences etc. Store this list ONLINE.
  4. => prepare your presentation using the collected material
  5. => you may add some pictures or a very short video clip (but no slides) to help your audience focus and understand
  6. => you need about 300 words to talk for a few minutes.

Wednesday, October 6th

Check the script of the drone video if you haven’t done so yet.

Take some notes while doing the following exercises, don’t write EVERYTHING but write SOMETHING! If you find an exercise too easy, just jump to the next one, if you are bored, tell me 🙂

  1. Word formation
  2. Compound adjectives
  3. Compound nouns
  4. False friends

Tuesday, October 5th

Let’s fly!

Watch the video below and in another window do the “fill in the blanks” exercise

At the end of the class I will give you the password to this link to the video with subtitles (dronesarefun)

Wednesday, September 29th

Describe the picture above by filling in this form.

Tuesday, September 28th

  1. Watch the following video (watch the video once WITHOUT the subtitles (CC = closed captioning), then a second time WITH the subtitles. If the video is still difficult to understand, you may download the CC using and then copy and paste the text to

2. read the article from which the video was extracted and take notes about IoT.

Wednesday, September 22nd

you need to work with 2 windows side-by-side (one for the sound, the other for the exercise, or you may listen to the sound file on your smartphone)

The Bear and The Dragon by Tom Clancy – American accent + extract from a spy novel – you may download the mp3 file or listen to it directly below.


Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling – British accent – extract from the first chapter of the first volume – you may download the mp3 file or listen to it directly below.

Tuesday, September 21st

Translation & Tenses

Wednesday, September 15th

about MKBHD

Tuesday, September 14th

Use these handouts as reference : Simple Tense Chart / Complete Tense Chart


Wednesday, September 8th

An overview of the English Tense System

Getting ready :

=> useful vocabulary and ideas to play your role during the exam => prepare a list of phrases to remember for the exam

Tuesday, September 7th

  1. General introduction and a short history of the English Language
  2. Référentiel BTS SIO complet à télécharger
  3. l’examen oral
  4. la fiche de notation à l’examen oral
  5. un sujet type