21F.401 German I (MIT)
This course gives an introduction to German language and culture. The focus is on acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. A self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with the textbook/workbook. The first semester covers the development of effective basic communication skills.
Vocabulary and Idioms with The Human Body
This lesson explores the human body and looks at some idioms and what happens when you are sick. It is done in a humorous manner. There is a lot of vocabulary presented and the video may need to be stopped as each idiom is presented.There is a readout of each idiom's meaning on the bottom of the screen .(16:01)
Butterfly Attacks Spider! Slow Motion Action
This may be the first time this type of aggressive butterfly behavior has ever been recorded... While in the process of selecting sites to lay her eggs on a nearby Passionvine plant, this female Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae incarnata) took a particular interest in the spider webs nearby. After hovering in one spot for a bit, she moved in close and started clawing away at the webs, apparently to get at or drive away the small "Daddy Longlegs" spider (Pholcus phalangioides) which was lu