12. At The Newsstand (Upper Intermediate)
Let's do a little recap. In the first eleven episodes of this "Upper-Intermediate Level Series" we've followed our friend Italo during one of his days. Now, let's go back in time, and let's see what happened to his wife Lucia during the same day. In doing so, we'll review and practice conversations on useful and [...]
14. How Did Your Day Go? (Upper Intermediate)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod. Episode #14 of the "Upper-Intermediate Level Series" is entitled "How did your day go?" - Lucia just came back home from work. Waiting for her at home is her son Mattia. Lucia asks her son how his day went, and sure enough, Mattia has some great news for his mother! So [...]
15. A Fun Networking Event (Upper Intermediate)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! Episode #15 of the "Upper-Intermediate Level Series" is entitled "A Fun Networking Event". We're back in Venice. Another day has passed and Italo has been invited for a networking event after his business meeting. So, let's hear how Italian professionals network and exchange business cards. If you plan to go to [...]
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Kepler Mission Star Field Lithograph
This two-sided 8in. X 10in. print document depicts the Kepler Mission Field of View imposed upon a star field that includes the constellations Cygnus and Delphinus on the front. A description of the mission, the star selection constraints, the location of the field in the night sky, distances to the stars, and the CCD layout is included on the back. An image on the back also illustrates the distance the field is from the galactic center and the size of the field of view. NASA-s Kepler mission is
Yellow Footed Wallabies
Yellow-footed rock wallabies live in the harsh Australian outback, where getting a drink of water can be an adventure. In just a few minutes, the mother will drink a tenth of her weight and hurry back to her baby joey. The thirsty joey will then drink straight from her mouth. This movie shows them climbing and hopping on steep cliffs and sheltering in caves. Run time 01:56
Chema y Emma juegan al escondite The lovable brother-and-sister duo are back. This time they’re playing hide-and-seek in the park. This BEGINNER-level story focuses on Spanish cardinal and ordinal numbers. If you don’t know what those are, get the Spanish transcript,…
The lovable brother-and-sister duo are back. This time they’re playing hide-and-seek in the park. This BEGINNER-level story focuses on Spanish cardinal and ordinal numbers. If you don’t know what those are, get the Spanish transcript,…
Lesson 36 – Coffee Break Spanish
After a few weeks of server problems, we’re back with another episode of Coffee Break Spanish recorded in Santiago de la Ribera in eastern Spain. This week Mark and Kara go shopping for postcards and shoes. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
Set amidst towering walls of rose-colored stone, the lost city of Petra certainly deserves its title as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Petra represents thousands of years of history, dating all the way back to the Neolithic era. The name of the city means 'cleft in the rock' in both Greek and Arabic; the intricate buildings are literally carved into the steep cliffs that line the Arabah, a valley that runs from
Discovering the Internet: Search Engines
Video: Discovering the Internet: Search Engines Episode 6 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the use of search engines when navigating the Internet. Web directories organize sites into different catagories/sub catagories. All sites in the directory are approved by humans. Search engines give back broader hits. Google uses spiders to crawl from website to website to search for criteria.
This is a three-minute clip from the 'Clash of the Continents: End of Eden.' "When a volcanic rift occurs, the Earth comes back to life with a vengeance! Intense lava flow can mean intense natural growth." This video uses computer animation and recorded live images for demonstration. (03:07)
The Invention of the Telephone
The idea of the telephone may have began back in 1627. But many scientific breakthroughs eventually led to the invention of the telephone. Although Alexander Graham Bell is given credit, there will always be a debate over who invented the first real telephone. In this video, you will tak a look at the many contributors and inventors of the invention of the telephone. Run time 02:43.
High Tech Inventions of the 90's
From DVDs to TIVO to GPS and the WWW, this video shows you how these gadgets got started. It will take you way back to the end of the 20th century and the beginning of today's trendy technologies. Run time is 44:00 minutes
Go deep into Columbia's Zipaquira Mountain to find a Catholic cathedral carved out of salt deposits of an abandoned mine. The cathedral helped to draw tourism back to an area that saw a huge decline after the war.
How To Do Upright Rows With a Barbell
Video shows proper technique for performing the exercise to develop a broad back and improve your posture. Narrator explains step-by-step procedure with tips to help you get the most from the exercise. 1:40 min.
Florence Nightingale Biography, Part I
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a "pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War, which became her central focus when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded"(Wikipedia, 2009).
A young hippo fights a older male. The older male does not fight back - and the younger male takes the dominant role. Video by National Geographic. Scene may be disturbing for younger children. Run time 02:19.
The Day of the Dead (El DÌa de los Muertos)
The Day of the Dead (El DÌa de los Muertos in Spanish) is a holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage (and others) living in the United States and Canada. The celebration occurs on the 1st and 2nd of November, in connection with the Catholic holy days of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day which take place on those days. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, and using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the depa
Days of the Week - Clap Clap!) Song
Practice the days of the week while singing to the tune of The Adams Family theme song. Brightly colored slides show the song lyrics. (:30)
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
Days of the week...Days of the Week...
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
and there's Monday
and there's Wednesday