SLAM 20/21

Monday, February 22nd

Prepare a work placement report, use the following document as a guideline and help (pay in mind that it was designed for a written exercise), then later, at home, record and send your presentation (duration: about 3 minutes).

Friday, December 18th

Some light holiday season reading in both written and audio formats.

The Ickabog by J. K. Rowling

or download the EPUB and the MP3

Monday, December 14th

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Who Is Watching Us? –

Friday, December 11th

Expressing advice is an integral part of your exam :

Top 10 Ways To Give Advice In English

Making Suggestions and Giving Advice in English

Getting started with your first computer: all the vocabulary you need to talk to a newbie!

Monday, December 7th

Friday, December 4th

A dictation in English: Airpods by Jony Ive, the exercise is here and if you need to view the video separately it is here.

Monday, November 30th When AI Sees a Man, It Thinks ‘Official.’ A Woman? ‘Smile’

Friday, November 27th

Monday, November 23rd

Mock Exam

Friday, November 13th

Today it’s about web design!

an interesting article : The Bauhaus Effect in Modern Web Design

some ressources about css layouts

more about css design in general

=> or even this very basic one to keep things simple

some interesting ressources about simple flat file CMS

=> among which I find PICO especially interesting.

The written exam will be like this : Sujet d’examen écrit au BTS SIO 2017 et proposition de corrigé)

Monday, November 9th

Yes, You Should Be Using Apple Pay or Google Pay — online version or PDF version

Trump Broke the Internet. Can Joe Biden Fix It? — online version or PDF version

send a report in FRENCH here

Friday, November 6th

Election Day in the United States of America is the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. It can fall on or between November 2 and November 8. It is the day when popular ballots are held to select public officials. These include national, state, and local government representatives at all levels up to the president.

The US Electoral System explained.

Latest Daily Show episode with Trevor Noah.

Friday, October 16th

Write a short report in French about the video below and send it here.

Monday, October 12th

Write a one sentence presentation for each of the 9 gadgets from the video and send it here, (in English).

Write a short report in French about the video below and send it here.

Friday, October 9th

Coronavirus Data Blunder in the UK, write a short report in French (about 100 words) and send it here.

Watch this about Kodak’s history — from the Wall Street Journal.

Monday, October 5th

You are either a candidate (N°3) or an examiner (N°3), read carefully about your role for 15 minutes, then input the number in the link provided in the page here.

Friday, October 2nd

Some reading material, select 2 articles and tell me in what you find them interesting (don’t forget to give me the precise reference of the article, name of the magazine, page number and title)

Monday, September 28th

You are either a candidate (N°2) or an examiner (N°2), read carefully about your role for 15 minutes, then input the number in the link provided in the page here.

Friday, September 25th

les adjectifs composés et les noms composés

Monday, September 21st

  1. Watch the following video:

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

Friday, September 18th


Monday, September 14th

Sujet d’expression écrite anglais BTS SIO 2018

Vous êtes Janet Ward, technicienne informatique spécialisée ou Peter Ward, technicien informatique spécialisé dans les objects connectés.
S’aprétant à rédiger un article pour un hebdomadaire à grande diffusion, une journaliste sollicite votre expertise sur les questions que pose le développement des objects connectés.
Vous répondez à sa demande par un courriel rédigé en anglais.
200 mots +/- 10%. Vous indiquerez impérativement le nombre de mots utilisés.

=> send your work as an email to

Monday, September 7th

This is task 1 of June 2018 exam session, do exercise 2 with your neighbour, imagine what could be the dialogue between the two of you.. Just do it.

Some online ideas to expand on some themes.

Friday, September 4th

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

10 Things to Look for When Buying a Laptop

The top 10 things to consider when buying a new laptop

How to Pick an Operating System

Which Operating System Should You Choose for Your Next PC

Top Ten Safe Computing Tips

50+ Internet Security Tips & Tricks from Top Experts

Ways to Access Your Files From Anywhere