29.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.US-Präsident Barack Obama hat der Europäischen Union die Unterstützung Washingtons im Kampf gegen die Schuldenkrise zugesagt. Die Vereinigten Staaten seien bereit, ihren Beitrag zu leisten, sagte Obama nach einem Treffen mit EU-Spitzenvertretern im Weißen Haus. Die USA befürchten Auswirkungen der Krise auf die
Lower Intermediate S6 #24 - Using Humble Language in Elegant Japanese Surroundings
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you’re waiting in your Japanese class, about to take your oral exam, you decide to pour on the charm thickly. You’re as polite as you possibly can be, use the most humble language you can, and even notice your Japanese teacher’s haircut to get on her good side. If this [...]
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Tell Me How - Marine Biologist
Host Melody Young meets with marine biologist Andrea Cannon and joins her in her work with sea turtles. (2:49)
Music for Movies
Whether he’s trying to make the chase scenes exciting or the scary
scenes scary, Oscar-nominated film composer James Newton Howard explains that he relies on patterns to write the musical scores for movies. Running time 3:20 minutes. This video shows how one composer uses the piano to help create movie music and the various patterns that can be created. Excellent.
Order of Operations
This selection contains video of a teacher solving a problem using the order of operations. He works the problem step-by-step and explains the memory technique " Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally" . ( 1:40)
Joseph Stalin (2:20)
For nearly 30 years, the Soviet Union is controlled by this ruthless tyrant, who sends millions to their death. This video shows how this ruler came to power and the effect of his decisions on the people. Preview recommended.
Short Biography on Napoleon Bonaparte
This is a student created video of three minutes duration. There isn't any narration so the learning is created with graphics. Some of the images are not related to the topic and specific information isn't a forte of this work. At best it is a brief overview.
Prelude to the Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1942)
This U.S. government film portrays the years up until the time the U.S. entered World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It also contains Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech. (16min)
Why We Fight: Pearl Harbor (1942)
A concise telling of Japanese aggression and military expansion leading to the attack on Pearl Harbor. From the War Comes to America episode of Why We Fight, produced by Frank Capra. (8min)
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1942)
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor film was made right after the surprise attack on this Hawaii Naval base. The USS Arizona and more are featured. This film also contains the 1935 sinking of the Normandie. (10min)
December 7th (1943)
This film was produced by the Department of War and was overseen by film great John Ford. This full length version was cut to a half an hour for release because it concentrated too much on analysis and history and also because it criticized the U.S. Navy. At its new size, It was used to help garner support for the war effort. (82min)
December 7th (1942)
War bonds, which were loans from bond holders to the U.S. Governement were very important in financing the war. This promotional film, like many others made during the time, sought to bring a sense of urgency to stimulate bond sales. This one was made shortly after the bombing on Pearl Harbor. (2min)
This is Your Life: Rear Admiral Samuel G. Fuqua (1958)
Ralph Edwards, host of This is Your Life, surprises Rear Admiral Samuel Fuqua with rememberances and reunions. Fuqua was the control officer of the U.S.S. Arizona which was attacked at Pearl Harbor. (25min)
What Is Addition?
This slide show defines basic addition and describes the addition symbol. Many examples are shown accompanied by photos to illustrate the concept.
An Overview of Thailand's History and Culture
This is a three minute video that provides a brief overview of Thailand's history and culture. It is travel oriented. Good images.
Metric Conversions: The Ladder Method
This animated video demonstrates using the ladder method to make metric conversions. Examples are shown with the steps appearing in print. ( The video does not include narration, but it is set to music.) ( 1:33)
The Renaissance: an introduction
Key figures and works of art from the Renaissance. This two minute video is not narrator and does not contain much information. Thus its value is limited to the images.
'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer'-Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs
Children of all ages will enjoy this cute Christmas video. The words to 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' appear on the screen while vintage Rudolph footage is shown. (2:39)
'As Long As There's Christmas'--Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs
Children of all ages will enjoy this video with Belle and characters from Beauty and the Beast. Words to the song appear on the screen as Belle sings. Magical things happen in the castle as she sings. This video would be fun to share at home or at school. (3:36)