Pompeii, Italy: Window on Ancient Roman Life
This video clip contains information on one of Italy’s most thriving ancient cities. Pompeii was home to thousands of people until life stopped in 79 A.D. Around this time Mt. Vesuvius erupted and completely buried the city. Today, excavations of this once booming city offer one of the best looks of what ancient Roman lifestyles were like. (4:39)
British Royal Weddings
The weddings of the House of Windsor have captivated worldwide attention throughout the 20th Century and into the 21st, from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip to Prince William and Catherine Middleton. This video contains no narration, but rather text to guide the viewer through the clip. (2:22)
Billionaire Batista to U.S.: Make it in America
Sept. 23 - Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland that if the United States wants to keep more jobs onshore, consumers need to buy more goods made America... even if it means paying a higher price.
Man charged in U.S. for spying on Syrian protesters
Oct. 12 - U.S. prosecutors said a Syrian-born U.S. citizen has been arrested and charged in Virginia with spying on anti-Syrian protesters in the U.S. Sarah Irwin reports.
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Lunch Lab Live! – A Family Dinner Table
Fizzy interviews a Family Dinner Table. The Dinner Table reminisces about the good old days when the family ate dinner together every night. (2mins)
The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service
This eight minute video show the reading this famous and humorous poem. An excellent example of the many forms that poetry can take and a great way to get student interest. Students may need to be told what cremation means.
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Death at Jamestown
English settlers arrived at Jamestown expecting riches to fall into their hands, but were soon faced with a much harsher reality. English settlers ignored the advice from the Native Indians and couldn’t survive most of the harsh winter. (1:07)
10 Days: Massacre at Mystic
The Massacre at Mystic was the first full scaled slaughtering of Native Americans at the hands of the English in 1637. However, this would not be the last. Go behind the scenes and learn more about the Pequot Indians in this Massacre at Mystic video. (3:06)
Charles Acuna of the White Mountain Apache Tribe takes a look at how Native Americans made their arrows in a video clip with host R. Lee Ermey of History's Mail Call. (4:33)
English Project for Poetic Devices in Music
This student-made project provides several definitions, examples, and explanations for poetic devices that are found in popular song. Artists include Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars, and Taylor Swift. (02:49)
Architects@Google: Dan Barasch, "The Delancey Underground"
The Delancey Underground project envisions a fresh approach to solar technology-- using innovative fiber optics to reflect light underground, saving electricity and reducing carbon emissions, and generating the capacity for plants, trees, and grasses to thrive indoors. The "LowLine" is essentially part of the next phase in urban design, in which human scale and increasing resource scarcity force us to imagine smarter, more creative use of public spaces. What will this underground green space be
Black Googler Network & @Google present: Dr. Clarence Jones, "Behind the Dream"
In honor of Black History Month, Dr. Clarence Jones, author, lawyer, personal counsel, advisor and friend to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was invited to Google for a fireside chat hosted by the Black Googler Network.
Brand development, partnership working and raising capital were key learning areas for Dr Eben Upton as he completed his Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School and with his Cambridge colleagues launched into producing the Raspberry Pi, a tiny (the size of a credit card) low-cost computer to rekindle domestic and wider interests in computer science.
Information Technologies and Marginalization in African Market Economies
Laura Mann summarises her lecture on information technologies and marginalization in African market economies, part of the OII's Society and the Internet Lecture Series. It is often argued that poor and marginalized communities self perpetuate their poverty by inhabiting closed networks. This argument has been most strongly lobbied against those in Africa, where Ethno-linguistic Fragmentation (ELF) has been used to explain "Africa's 'growth tragedy'". However, the rapidly increasing use of the I
Andrew Petter on Engaging Communities
Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter explains the vision's goals around community engagement.
28.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die Rating-Agentur Standard & Poor's hat als Reaktion auf den vereinbarten Schuldenschnitt für Griechenland die Kreditwürdigkeit des Euro-Staates ein weiteres Mal herabgestuft. Die Bewertung für das Land lautet jetzt teilweiser Zahlungsausfall. Wie bereits angedroht wurde die Bonität von der mangelhaften Note "CC" auf "Selective Default" gesetzt. H
Lesson #052, Tuesday giocare = to play (a sport) io gioco = I play tu giochi = you play (informal) Lei gioca = you play (formal) lui/lei gioca = he/she plays noi giochiamo = we play voi giocate = you play (plural) loro giocano = they play suonare = to play (an instrument) io suono = I play tu suoni = you play (informal) Lei suona = you play (formal) lui/lei suona = he/she plays noi suoniamo = we play voi suonate = yo
giocare = to play (a sport)
io gioco = I play
tu giochi = you play (informal)
Lei gioca = you play (formal)
lui/lei gioca = he/she plays
noi giochiamo = we play
voi giocate = you play (plural)
loro giocano = they play
suonare = to play (an instrument)
io suono = I play
tu suoni = you play (informal)
Lei suona = you play (formal)
lui/lei suona = he/she plays
noi suoniamo = we play
voi suonate = yo
What makes a good leader in today’s world?
What qualities are necessary in a global environment of economic uncertainty and political change, in which - thanks to technology – change happens at warp speed? Participants at INSEAD’s Leadership Summit Middle East in Abu Dhabi in January speak out…