07.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der frühere Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank, Lucas Papademos, ist griechischen Medienberichten zufolge Favorit für die Nachfolge des scheidenden Ministerpräsidenten Giorgos Papandreou. Papademos werde schon am Dienstag das Amt übernehmen, berichtete die Tageszeitung "Ta Nea" ohne Angabe von Quellen. A
Beginner S6 #22 - A Japanese Proposal for your Consideration
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You were minding your own business studying your Japanese in the library when you were hit by something in the back of the head. You turn around, but you cannot find the source of the missile…which turned out to be a small piece of paper. You pick up the paper and [...]
Stealth music festival to rock Kabul
Sept. 30 - Music replaces gunfire on the streets of Kabul as the city prepares for a one-day music festival - the first of its kind for decades in Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
German-Jewish life on the Eve of WWII
Uri ben Ari was born in Berlin in 1925, and was eight years old when the Nazis rose to power. He fled from Germany in 1939 and settled in Israel. In addition to being a diplomat and a writer, he has filled numerous posts in the Israeli army. Prof. Walter (Tzvi) Bacharach was born in Hanau, Germany, in 1928. During World War II, he was interned for almost 4 years in the Nazi camps of Westerbork, Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, Taucha, Hasag, and Buchenwald. Forced on a death march, he was eventually
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
What Is Power? (One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "power". Power is defined in several ways---a source or means of supplying energy, a great physical might, as an adjective, influence over others (powerful person), to produce an effect. This is a great resource when introducing power into the elementary classroom. (0:49)
Nothing magical about 7 pct yield level - Mizuho analyst
Nov. 14 - Investors are overly fixated on keeping Italian yields below 7 pct, says Mizuho Corporate Bank's Nicole Elliott, who argues that emerging market bonds prove there's nothing magical about that level.
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #20 - Top 10 Japanese Songs: Tsubasa o kudasai/Give Me Wings
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Sometimes you just wish you could run away from all the stress and cares of your world in Japan. Even though it’s impossible, it seems that if you could just get away for a little while, everything would become more manageable. Maybe if you just had a little more time in [...]
Thousands demonstrate in support of Egyptian army
Nov. 25 - Thousands of Egyptian army supporters demonstrate in Cairo as Egypt's military rulers name a veteran politician as the new prime minister. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Amy's Choice: How an Online Match Results in Danger
Hear the true story of a 15-year-old girl who left home to meet in person with a man she first "met" online. This 3:50 minute shows how strangers operate to manipulate people. A must watch for students.
Get the Grades You Want: Focus During a Lecture
This 3:30 long video provides some tips on how to do better during lectures and keep your attention. Well worth showing and discussion.
The Lost City of Atlantis [1/4]
This nine minute video provides students a look at possible sites of the city of Atlantis. Part of a series on Mystery Quest. Shows students how scientists work and deal with proving one's beliefs.
Thunderbird EMBA Student Paola Torres
Thunderbird School of Global Management student Paola Torres talks about the Executive MBA program. http://http://www.thunderbird.edu/graduate_degrees/executive_mba_united_states
EMR Implementation Considerations
This HIBB presentation is an introduction to electronic medical records. It deals with what electronic medical records are, the disadvantages of paper-based records, examples of electronic medical record systems and how to assess the benefit of a computer-based record system.