SLAM 2022/23

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Dates oraux d’anglais à Mathias : (en général première ou deuxième semaine de juin)

Date de l’écrit : (en général mi-mai) sujet tertiaire généraliste en deux parties : compte rendu en français et exercise d’expression en anglais

Sujet écrit mai 2022

Sujets oral 2022 : subject 1 + video 1 // subject 2 + video 2 // à suivre …

vocabulaire du secteur tertiaire

les chiffres, les nombres, la monnaie…

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Monday, March 6th

Using OpenAI ChatGPT, feed it the following prompt (copy and paste) and enjoy the conversation:

Hello I am a French IT student and I would like you to have a professional conversation with me, ask me questions and correct my answers as well as suggest ways to improve them.

Friday, March 3rd

Write about 5 sentences describing your latest professional experience.

If you have an OpenAI Chat GPT account use it with the following prompt, followed by your sentences.

The following text was written by a French student, turn it into simple and proper English and in a second part explain some of the language mistakes: 

Monday, February 27th

Preparing the exam with some AI help

Friday, February 24th

Getting ready for the oral exam: e-waste + video

Monday, February 20th

  1. video:

2) an article focused on a similar topic :

Friday, December 16th

Friday, December 9th

Use this form to write about BOTH texts below:

H&M, fast fashion and the environment

McDonald’s Canada to remove single-use plastic from restaurants

Monday, December 5th

online English Quizzes @ l’ETUDIANT magazine

Friday, December 2nd

Sujets oral BTS CG 2021, des sujets typiques des BTS tertiaires qui donne une bonne idée des thèmes du sujet d’écrit

Friday, November 25th

Tales of The Jedi (Season 1)

Friday, November 18th

Rémy (Cybersecurity) / Hermann (Metaverse)

Monday, November 14th

Léane (Cybersecurity) / Laureline (Green computing) / Lucas (Metaverse)

Monday, November 7th

Choose 1 among the following subjects and get ready for a mock oral exam:

Friday, October 21st

After the autumn holidays we will conduct a series of mock oral exams based on the following subjects

Monday, October 17th

videos about some recurring themes at the exam

Green Computing


Choosing an OS for your computer

Tablets versus Laptops

!!!!!!!!!!! For the duration of the class the videos are stored here

Friday, October 14th

Write about the picture below using this form (adapted from the handout “how to talk about any document“) and some vocabulary help.

Monday, October 10th

some reading material, browse and choose to focus on one magazine or booklet

Monday, October 3rd and Friday, October 7th

Oral exam : subject 2 + video 2

Prepare the presentation and send it to me via email at

Friday, September 30th

Writing a letter of complaint

Tuesday, September 27th

Lost in translation

=> imitate those structures to coin similar sentences in an IT context and send them to me using the contact form.

Friday, September 23rd

Use the following form to comment upon this text.

Monday, September 19th

Friday, September 16th

Getting ready :

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

Monday, September 12th

Email me ( your account of your work placement (GB) / internship (US) by the end of the class. You my find some inspiration in the following handout:

Friday, September 9th

Prepare a detailed account of your work placement (GB) / internship (US) to be able to explain to me what you did and where, with the main focus on your project. Be ready to talk for about five minutes and to answer a couple of questions.

Monday, September 5th

Oral exam, subject 1 + video 1

Friday, September 2nd

Written exam from May 2022. “Wait, Why Are Manhole Covers Round?” by Mirel Zaman, from