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E-Pals' Feedback

Par YANNICK GUILLETPublié le 26 mai 2011 à 09:09 ♦ Mis à jour le 04 juin 2011 à 16:02

 Here are our e-pals' remarks on our blog !

I loved reading about the history of Toulouse, especially the architecture of the Capitole and the walled city of Carcassonne.  It's interesting to see that history next to the manga convention and skating competition that are held in Toulouse annually.  And I would love to visit the African Safari at the zoo and see how it compares to zoos here.  Toulouse seems like a really great city, and I hope I get the chance to go there someday.  (I do wish there were more pictures, though.)
Natalie 

I thought the website was great! there was a lot of information about the area and bits of culture! I thought it was really cute that they included a page for the zoo and had the price listed. and so many smileys.
Adele
 
I like that they had such a diverse range of activities- from a space-themed theme park to a zoo to the (really awesome sounding) sloped roller derby. I would have liked to hear more about the walled city of Carcassonne; they only mentioned that there was a legend explaining its name and walls, but they didn't tell the actual legend. 
It might have helped if they provided more details. 
Also, the site seems to read more like a tourist brochure than a class project. I would have liked to hear more about the student's daily activities. 
On the plus side, their links were well-placed and supplemented the presentation well (for instance the "dance with a robot" link under "futuroscope").
Tatiana

It was very informative, but I wish they had more pictures so I'd be able to envision it better.

Lacey

I thought all in all it was pretty good! I think you picked interesting places and events and described them pretty thoroughly (for the most part). The website makes me want to go visit Toulouse, though I wish more pictures were included, so I could see what the city looks like. The only other thing is that it looks like it was made for tourists, rather than focusing on what daily life is like in Toulouse. I thought it was well done, though.
Jamie
 
The website was very informative but I would have preferred more pictures of their city and "hot spots" instead of just maps.Also, I would have liked if they included more information about their pesonal French teenage lives!
 Reem
 
J’ai aimé le blog. Je pense que “Cliché clash,” Typical everyday lives,” What the legal age for…,” et “How American teenager see French ones and vise versa” sont drôle et ils sont mes sujets favorite.
Laura

I really enjoyed viewing their webpage.  It was easy to get a feel about Toulouse and the surrounding region.  All the information was intriguing, especially the info about the zoo and the capitol region.  The videos on the side links were very useful also.  The only thing I wish there was more of.. are photos! Other than that, it looked like a great site!

Chris

The website overall was very good. A lot of descriptions about the different topics presented.  The only thing I would like more would be the amount of pictures.  Overall it was a good website and the organization was great. Thanks for showing us Toulouse!
Nick

Bonjour!

I was finally able to find my way around the website, and I really like the part where our penapals describe the lives of American and French teenagers. It's interesting to see the differences and stereotypes between the two. I do think it is sort of funny that they think we all ride yellow buses to school and get plastic surgery when we are sixteen!

Jasmine

I think the design of the website is great: in terms of graphics, it has a nice, colorful layout without being too overly decorative, making it pleasing to look at. In terms of functionality, it's easy to navigate through the site and find what you're exactly looking for. Organization is, likewise, fantastic. There's a lot of information to dig through and it would've been a bit troublesome to look for the right things, but fortunately there are labels all throughout the website.
David

Upon reading several articles on the Toulouse website, I found it very informative.  I found and read many pages regarding normal school life, and information on the bac and what one can do after passing the bac.  also, I was able to find this page which I really enjoyed because it showed many pictures of the campus. It's a really nice campus.
Remy

It was easier to read when they made subcategories in each link. I enjoy reading it better like that than an essay or a long paragraph or something. Also, the pictures make it more interesting. The links to other websites are a nice touch too.

Gabrielle

The Futuroscope

Publié le 18 avr. 2011 à 08:43 ♦ Mis à jour le 24 avr. 2011 à 22:47

If you come to Toulouse you must visit the Futuroscope ! This is a place where you can see lots of Future machines or projects ... A lot of videos and experiences for the youngest !

You can go tho the new attraction : "the 8th continent".

There are lots of attractions. They create lots of emotions !

" Magic illusions " is the cutest show of the parc for adults and children !

There are also lots of very funny games like "Jeux Rigol'eau ". It's a water game, it is very refreshing when it's hot !!

You can explore the sea monsters or the Future's animals with the science fiction activities ! 

You want unusual sensations ? Go to  "Dance with a robot" attraction!!

Here are the prices :   

  • For 1 day : 36€ per adult and 27 € per child and 33 € for seniors !   
  • If you want to see the night's activities, you can by a ticket for one night. It's 17€ per adult or a senior and 10€ per child   
  • A two day pass is 68€ per adult, 62€ for seniors and 49€ per child.
     

See you in the parc !

The 3 Tracks !

Publié le 14 avr. 2011 à 14:21 ♦ Mis à jour le 24 avr. 2011 à 20:26

 "the most beautiful roller's race in the World"

Saturday 23, Sunday 24 and Monday 25 April 2011

 

This event will be celebrated like every year during the Easter holiday

For 25 years, approximately a thousand of skaters from the 4 continents have been meeting yearly in the sunny South of France. More than 40 km/h to measure their strength through 3 days of competition on 3 runways with banked curves which are the most popular in France.

"Le Trophée des 3 Pistes" in figures

  • 3 days of competition
  • on 3 tracks of south of France
  • thouthand of skater5-10 world Champions every years
  • 6000 spectators during 3 days
  • 162 teams wich 85 out of France
  • 500 french skaters
  • 500 foreign skaters

3 Days !

  1. Pibrac
  2. Valence d'Agen
  3. Gujan Mestras

NEW in 2011

This year, Quatar, Ecuador and Poland are engaged for the first time !!

Clik here to enter a different world

Enjoy "The 3 Tracks" live !!!

For more information, contact Daniel BONITON

President of the committee of organization

Phone: 06.11.11.23.66

Mail: 3pistes@orange.fr

Official Site : www.3pistes.com/

 

Toulouse Game Show !

Publié le 18 avr. 2011 à 08:58 ♦ Mis à jour le 24 avr. 2011 à 20:05

Toulouse Game Show is a place where people who love Mangas and Japanese culture can meet for three days. It is situated in Labege near Toulouse. It was created in 2007 by Fréderic DEVEZE and Sébastien LAURENS. It happens twice a year, once in April and once in November.

 

You can have a VIP pass  with many extra advantages !

  • You can go at 9:00 am (and the others at 10:00 am )
  • You can have breakfast in the VIP room
  • You can go to a VIP bar
  • You have free access to the concert (on Saturday night)

Activities

  • Conferences
  • Arcade games
  • Karaoke
  • Cosplay
  • Concerts
    And a lot of animations !!

    Tgs visitors
    In 2010, more than 7000 

    Guests

    • Marcus (Marc LECOMBE)
    • Davy MOURLEY
    • Josaudio

    Billetery
    Fnac, Carrefour, Géant
    or www.francebillet.com

    Price !
    1 day : 10€
    2 day Pass : 15€
    Concerts : 12€
    PACK 2 days + concert : 25€
    VIP Pass : 50€

    Persons with VIP pass:
    2 days : 12€ 
    2 days + concert : 20€

     

    Further Information

    www.tgs-ohanami.fr/fr/accueil.html

    Tel contact :
    08 92 69 26 94

    Train :
    Informations SNCF :
    08 36 35 35 35 /
    05 61 81 05 07
    Underground + bus :
    Informations TISSEO :
    05 61 41 70 70

At the ZOO !

Publié le 16 avr. 2011 à 17:18 ♦ Mis à jour le 24 avr. 2011 à 19:39

Welcome to the Zoo ! 

I-Geography:

The name of the park is African Safari.

The zoo is situaded in Plaisance du touch, near Toulouse, 41 rue des Landes 31830 Plaisance du touch.

It is 20 hectares big. There are different species of animals.

II-Things to see in zoo:

At the zoo we can find two parts one to visit by car and another one on foot.

A) By car:

The first is an African reserve where there are more than 100 animals over 15 hectares. We can see gnous, lions, rhinoceros, zebras etc. You will observe them in your car on a 2 kilometres long track.

B) On foot:

The second part hosts more than 350 animals coming from all over the world! Monkeys, elephants, tigers etc. We can see an exhibition of otaries since 1999 and many birds too.

III-Things to do:

In the park, we can picnic, buy souvenirs from the shop and have a drink in the bar. It is great fun for both adults and children ! 

 

Details:

Fee:

8,50 € for children from 2 to 10 

12,50€ for adults above 10 !

Open every day from April to September and Summer !

From 10:00 to 18:00 !

Free car park !

 

Bye Bye, see you later, at the zoo!

For more information

please contact (tel) 05-61-86-45-03 or (fax) 05-61-06-70-18! 

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