Tag Archives: video

Resources: Online LinguaVideo List

This collection of videos at OnlineUniverisities.com features linguists, including Ethan Zukerman, Erin McKean, Monica Heller, Steven Pinker, Eve Sweetser, Susan Savage Rumbaugh, Rebecca Wheeler, and Patrica Ryan. Also recommended: Bill Labov’s A Life of Learning: Six People I have learned from Paul Kerswill’s TEDx … Continue reading

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Resources: YouTube – Introduction to Enduring Voices channel

YouTube – Introduction to Enduring Voices channel. Dr. K. David Harrison and the National Geographic Society introduce the Enduring Voices YouTube channel–which documents endangered languages.  Harrison, you may recall, is one half of the team that produced the Sundance documentary … Continue reading

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Resources: DotSub Video Sharing and First Nation Languages

DotSUB is a video sharing platform that bills itself as “any video any language.”  It appears to be selling transcription, translation, and subtitling services, but it also has a large video collection which you can search by language and genre. … Continue reading

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Resources: Scribe Video Center | providing media skills & tools to the Philadelphia community

Scribe Video Center is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia which provides training and assistance for video production.  They have information available on their website: Scribe Video Center | providing media skills & tools to the Philadelphia community.

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Classroom Activities: “I am Africa” Part I (Teaching Narrative Structure)

UNESCO has once again provided a wonderful resource for teaching about language and language variation in the classroom. On Tuesday, March 1, they will launch their I am Africa project. As they explain: “The youth StoryTellers will receive free multimedia … Continue reading

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Classroom Activities: Kinetic Typography of Stephen Fry’s Language

Stephen Fry (as featured in the previous post with House‘s Hugh Laurie) has eloquently written on the subject of language, and Matt Rogers has set Fry’s voice in motion through a process called Kinetic Typography. The mesmerizing combination of Fry’s … Continue reading

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