How is the Internet changing language today?
This video shows part of an interview with David Crystal. He answers the question "How is the Internet changing language today? He makes reference to the way in which other advances in communications have changed the language along history. (4:06)
History, culture, facts about Germany. Also a short lesson on basic German words. This video is a student's geography project. A live concert in Germany at the end of the video. (Amateur video)
Macbeth (Act I Scene VII)
Performed in authentic period costume with proper Shakespearean language. This "Macbeth" gives Macbeth's famous soliloquy, "if 'twere done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly." Color and sound. (1:49 min.)
"Julis Caesar" Play by William Shakespeare
Brutus, Cassius, and the other conspirators plan the death of Caesar. Performed in authentic language and period costume. Color and sound. Introduction to the play, with narration as well as acting. (1:58 min.)
Jane Goodall - What Separates Us From Apes
The topic of this video may be controversial to some. Please view it with an open mind. If anything, the video will provide food for thought and enlightening conversation. Remember, this is the viewpoint of one scientist.
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Conjugation of -ARE -ERE -IRE verbs in Italian in the present tense
A native Italian uses a white board and the written word to explain the conjugation of the three types of verbs in the Italian language. Although the speaker only uses Italian, he is easy to understand and uses gestures and written examples to help.
The federal government did not repeat the mistakes of the First World War, when doughboys marched off to fight "the war to end all wars." During the earlier conflict, the government entered into a high-powered propaganda campaign that proclaimed America was striving "to make the world safe for democracy." George Creel headed the Committee on Public Information, which turned out crude propaganda that demonized the enemy, particularly the German "Huns." One film that captured the mood was titled T
WWII U-Boats Hit Close to Home
The fact that German submarines were stationed just off the coast of the United States in World War Two. Perhaps best used to show that for the first time the oceans surrounding America did not offer the protection it did in previous conflicts. Run time 02:20
In this video you will learn about Spain's political systems, location, culture, religion, language, natural resources, economic systems, main urban centers, and main industries. (Amateur video with slides, text, and Spanish music)
In this video children can try to recognize the flags of the 50 countries in Europe. The flag of each country in Europe is shown first and then the names of the countries are given in 12 languages, which are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Swedish and Finnish.
Figures of Speech Song
Written by Gary Eisenberg, Math and Language Arts Enrichment Teacher. Padan Elementary, Vacaville Unified School District. Vacaville, CA. Help your students learn figures of speech such as simile, personification, etc. There is no instructor voice, just music and words displayed on the screen. Suitable for elementary students and older.
An Introduction to Figurative Language
The instructor first reads a short poem, which, in the video, is accompanied by images. Then, the instructor uses examples from the poem to demonstrate the uses of figurative language. This excellent video was created by Pageant Coterie and is suitable for middle school students and high school students.
Literary Elements Rhyme
This short lesson is a quick review of several types of figurative language including hyperbole, alliteration, and personification. The examples of each are various pop culture references.
This photo story video clip introduces figurative language at the elementary level. Simile, metaphor, personification, and symbol are defined and examples are shown.
A Glacier Investigation
From Dragonfly Tv. Deborah and Brittani live in Juneau, Alaska, which is home to 38 glaciers flowing from the gigantic Juneau Ice Field. The girls love being outside, especially in the short Alaskan summers, so they decided to check out a glacier up close at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The center has cool exhibits that explain the science behind glaciers-like the fact that a glacier is a river of ice that moves because of its own weight and that the Mendenhall Glacier receives abo
Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Bach
Bach's most famous organ piece, with a bar-graph score. This piece was composed between 1703 and 1707. It has been used in many movies and video games. This is the most famous of Bach's organ compositions. It is written in dorian mode with a free opening tocatta section followed by the fuge. The piece is written around the north German structure of composition. (8:34)
Short Vowels Song - Sing and Groove
This short song introduces and reinforces the sounds of each of the short vowels. The screen shows the letter in print and sign language and also has words that correspond with each short vowel Photos of the sign and the objects. (i.e. "e" and "elephant"). (1:26)
Learn the Greek language by reading the English-Greek translations as actors walk through each lesson in the latest Greek textbook by Papaloizos Publications, "Modern Greek." Greek videos offer learning solutions similar to Rosetta Stone, with modern accounts of activities and words played out by screen actors, and translated in both Greek and English. Written by Greek professor and historian, Dr Theodore Papaloizos, the book "Modern Greek" teaches the language in easy, comprehensible terms that
Learn the Greek language. Video corresponds from the textbook "Modern Greek" published by Papaloizos Publications and written by Dr. Theodore C. Papaloizos.
This video is to help students in math and science classes learn the Greek alphabet. The pronunciation is the English way of saying the letters in an American accent. It is NOT meant for those actually trying to learn Greek as a foreign language.