Les tablettes tactiles en classe : un ‘canular’ très coûteux?
Tablets in the classroom: a costly ‘hoax’?
Tablets in the classroom were recently described as ‘a 60 billion dollar hoax’.
Despite these strong words, it seems we’re on an inexorable drive to place a screen in front of every child in the classroom. But to whose benefit ? That’s the subject of our conversation this time.
This lesson contains a whole range of interesting vocabulary. To discover how to use expressions such as the following, let's get started!
- un canular (hoax)
- deviner (to guess)
- figure en tête de liste (to appear at the top of the list)
- tablettes (f) tactiles ([touch-sensitive] tablets)
- se forger une opinion (to form an opinion)
- une dépense (a cost, an expense)
- une blague (a joke)
- à l’ère de (in the era of)
- faire ressortir que (to highlight)
- être préjudiciable à (to be detrimental to)
- tomber à pic (to arrive at [just] the right time)
- entamer (to start, to cut into)
- une fuite en avant (≈ a headlong rush forward)
- gêner (to bother, to hinder)
- garder la main (to maintain control)
- se bousculer au portillon (to jostle)
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