Active Voice and Passive Voice
In this clip Yossarian the Grammarian shares his simple and infallible method for determining whether a verb is in the active or in the passive voice. He explains how to make active verbs passive, and vice versa. Examples are shown on a white board of active and passive voice.
The Mexican Revolution of 1911
This video is accompanied by text. "The Latin American country most important to the well-being of the U.S. was its neighbor to the south, Mexico. Mexico is a nation rich in resources, but its ineffective and corrupt governments had exploited the Mexican people for years. A series of brutal dictators had controlled the country for decades, and many of them mismanaged Mexico’s resources, making themselves rich while the majority of Mexicans were desperately poor. Tension had been high for years
Pixar - A Human Story of Computer Animation
[Recorded May 16, 2005]
Brad Bird, Writer/Director, The Incredibles, Pixar Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, Co-Founder and President, Pixar Animation Studios, Alvy Ray Smith, Co-Founder of four centers of computer graphics excellence (Altamira, Pixar, Lucasfilm, New York Tech) and a Microsoft Fellow, Andrew Stanton, Writer/ Director, Finding Nemo, Pixar Animation Studios , and Michael Rubin, Moderator, Author of Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution
Why Did the French Give America the Statue of Liberty?
Learn France's own revolution and the statue of liberty from an American history teacher. France gave America the Statue of Liberty as a thank you for helping them obtain their independence, and as a way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of America's independence.
The video is an animated movie about barn animals acting out human faults in life and politics. This captivating animation is based on Orwell's classic tale, 'Animal Farm'.
#9 Animal Farm by George Orwell Review
Animal Farm by George Orwell is reviewed by Will and Kris . The
story centers around animals who take over a farm after brutal mistreatment and erect their own form of rule. The story mirrors The Russian Revolution and subsequent Communist takeover.
The Passive Voice Get = Be
This lecture is an explanation of the idea of passive voice and how get can be used in place of be. A variety of examples help to illustrate the concepts in the lesson. The teacher also addresses how questions are different in passive voice.
Passive Voice Introduction
This is a basic explanation of how the passive voice works. The teacher lecturing in the video specifically addresses how the form of "be" changes depending on the verb tense used in the sentence. Examples of various sentences help to illustrate the ideas presented in the lesson.
Passive Voice With Present Perfect Tense
A teacher explains the how the present perfect tense works in the passive voice: S + has or have + been + past participle. Examples on a whiteboard are given during the lesson.
Passive Voice in Future Tense
This lecture gives examples of how to use the passive voice in future tense. Then the instructor tells how to change the sentences to the negative.
A New Inudstrial Revolution (The Jacob Riis Collection)
This video is the second part of "A New Industrial
Revolution." This part of the video presentation is a collection Jacob
Riis photographs that will give students a view of tenement life. After
watching the video presentation, students will be able to discuss how
industrialization affected different groups of people in positive and
negative ways. (Slides accompanied by various rock music selections.)
A bellhop has to carry very heavy bags to Room #14 in this classic video. (For a couple of seconds, the video is blurry.)
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 1
This is Part 1 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. CAUTION: Not for younger students; STUDENTS MAY BE DISTURBED BY IMAGES OF KING IN COFFIN at approximately 0:54 to 1:02 (8 seconds) Educators may choose to skip that brief segment.(Amateur-ish video that is effective in getting information across to the viewer.)
World War I: Cause and Effect
It is called by many names: The Great War, The War To End All Wars, World War I. The conflict that engulfed the world between 1914 and 1918 left an indelible mark on the 20th century and shaped the world in which we live today. In this informative program, you will learn about the tumultuous events that led to World War I, the nations that were drawn into the conflict, the Russian Revolution and the rise of communism, how the submarine and airplane altered the nature of combat and how the peace
French Revolution (Part 3) - Reign of Terror
The instructor, in this installment, discusses the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. The instructor uses computer software with still images.
Open Teaching in a Digital Age
The digital age has rung in profound changes for the higher education endeavor - not least of which has been a revolution in the way teaching materials are generated shared and re-appropriated by means of the Internet. This is the realm of OER: a new philosophy in teaching and learning which has the potential to open new channels for the flow of knowledge. OER UCT invites you to explore the unlimited potential to boost your individual academic profile as well as that of your department or facult
Design of an eLearning System for Accreditation of
This paper deals with issues related to the non-formal learning in vocational education, and the role of ICT for providing appropriate accreditation model in such education. The presented conclusions are based on the Leonardo da Vinci project LeoSPAN. The paper emphasises on the development of a model and a prototype of an adaptive eLearning system that ensures the pre-defined learner outcomes. One of the advantages of the eLearning system is the flexibility for people who upgrade and improve th
The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science - An Introduction
An introduction to the current and prospective projects undertaken by The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. Score by JOSH TIMONEN "The Politics of Driving" by The Life and Times from their album "Tragic Boogie" http://thelifeandtimes.com Get it on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tragic-boogie/id309896191
"When the Young Husband" by Donald Hall (poetry reading)
Extramarital sex is usually unrewarding: it is too self-conscious and pervaded by a sense of unreality which can be so powerful that, although the mind is made up, the body doesn't recognise the situation as sexual and won't co-operate. In fact we don't really do it for the sex because that's not the real point - there is never much sex in adultery anyway. Escape from the trap of marriage is the real point though we might fraudulently justify it to ourselves as romance Real sex is the combin
UK's top green machines
The UK is becoming a global front runner in innovation and development of low carbon technology with experts saying a green industrial revolution will produce a new global market for Britain.