The Number 5
An icicle and an igloo make the number five in this Sesame Street cartoon snippet. (:16)
The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
O mio babbino caro from Puccini's Gianni Schicchi sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
In this live performance on stage, Kiri Te Kanawa sings while accompanied by an orchestra. The Italian is translated in subtext. (2:35)
Magic Flute (Queen of Night Aria)
This video is from the Royal Opera House production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. It is one of the most famous soprano arias in opera. It is notably famous for its vocal complexity.
Astrology - Bill Nye the Science Guy
This video is a brief clip of Bill Nye on Astrology from his show the Eye of Nye. Run time 01:17.
Happy Easter Celebration Around The World
This slidecast contains beautiful photographs of Easter being commemorated around the world. There is music but no narration. I wish the creator of the video would have included the countries where the photographs were taken.
Religions of the World - Buddhism
A brief overview of Buddhism, it's history, demographics, and precepts.
A Day in the Life of a Zen Monk
This video trailer shows the daily life of a zen monk in a large soto-zen monastery in Japan. Some parts of this clip are taken from the feature-length film, The Zen Mind, available on DVD at emptymindfilms.com. (4:54)
The Days of the Week (song)
This video will help students learn the naming sequence - of the days in the week. The video repeats the days names several times - for repititious learning in a song.
Days of the Week Song
This video contains an original song -the words are the days of the week. The song is sung twice, then the names of each day of the week are displayed on screen.
Days of the Week Rap Back-Jack Hartmann
This is a Jack Hartmann rap song about the days of the week. This video uses contemporary rap music and pictures to sing the days of the week. Words for each day are included on the screen. Run time 01:50.
Spanish: Numbers 1-15
A quick look at the numbers 1-15 in Spanish with special focus on the correct pronunciation of the numbers. This video is for beginner learners. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a black screen. The numbers and words are provided in bright colors on the screen throughout the lesson. Run time 01:05.
Spanish: Numbers 0-39
A quick review of the numbers 1-15 and then the rest of the numbers up until 39. Students will begin to see the patterns with Spanish numbers as they get into the higher digits. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a black screen. The numbers and words are provided on the screen throughout the lesson. Run time 04:05.
How to Speak Spanish : How to Speak Spanish Numbers
Learn how to speak Spanish numbers from our very own bilingual expert in this free language video on learning how to speak Spanish.
Spanish number rap from "Sing, Dance, Laugh, and Eat Tacos". Students will learn numbers 1-30 with this song! Run time 01:50.
¿Qué hora es? – Telling Time (part 1)
Using SER and numbers to tell time in Spanish. Learn all of the basics about telling time in Spanish. This video lesson should complement any beginner level text that deals with telling time including all the vocabulary words associated. This is a great resource for ELL students and students learning Spanish. (6:36)
Advanced Spanish-Compare/Contrast English and Spanish Subject Pronouns
This video defines subject pronouns and compares/contrasts English and Spanish subject pronouns(Running Time 1:22).
The Preposition CON
Learn how to use this preposition which means "with" in English. The viewer will learn a few special forms to talk about how to say "with me" and "with you" in Spanish. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a black screen. Examples are written on the screen throughout the lesson. (04:10)
Estar + Emotions
Learn some vocabulary to talk about different emotions that people can have. It would be good to already understand the verb estar if you are planning on using this video to figure out new vocabulary dealing with emotions. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a black screen. Examples are written on the screen throughout the lesson. Run time 06:49.
¿Cómo Eres? – Describing Your Personality
Use the verb ser to answer the question, "¿Cómo eres?" or what are you like? In addition to talking about the grammar behind this concept the video also introduces a bunch of vocabulary words that can be used to describe yourself. Run time 05:53.