Heating and Cooling Homes in the United States – American Culture

Heating and Cooling Homes in the United States – American Culture

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Today I want to talk about heating and cooling our homes. Well, many American homes have a furnace like the one behind me inside. Right now, I’m down in the basement of a home so this furnace is in the basement and it not only heats […]

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I’m Mexican. Does that change your assumptions about me? | Vanessa Vancour | TEDxUniversityofNevada

I’m Mexican. Does that change your assumptions about me? | Vanessa Vancour | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Maria Pericleous Reviewer: Denise RQ I have lost count of the number of times someone asked me, “How come you speak such good Spanish?” Spanish speakers as well as non-Spanish speakers because I know I am not what they imagine when they think of a Latin American. My favorite way to reveal I speak […]

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The Tale Of Two Robes | Julie Hogan | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Look at me. Study me. When you see me on this stage, who do you think I am? Why do you think that? And what does this say about you? I’m guessing that several ideas may have entered your consciousness when you gazed upon me. Let me […]

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Rape Culture Can’t Heal Us | Marva Zohar | TEDxOxford

Rape Culture Can’t Heal Us | Marva Zohar | TEDxOxford

Translator: Yifat Adler Reviewer: Peter van de Ven A few month ago, I was in Africa. I was volunteering as a midwife on the border of northern Uganda and southern Sudan. Alongside me was Lia, a midwife from Germany. It was market day, and we were going shopping. We promised a very pregnant woman named […]

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When to use Cursive Writing – American English – American Culture

When to use Cursive Writing – American English – American Culture

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Today I want to talk about when to use cursive writing. You can use cursive writing at almost any time. The only time I would suggest that you don’t use it is when you are filling out a form. For example, you may be filling out […]

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What does culture shock mean?

What does culture shock mean?

What does culture shock mean? culture shock. Noun 1. (anthropology, sociology) ; A state of anxious confusion experienced by someone exposed to an alien or unfamiliar environment. For example, Having grown up in rural Arkansas, the culture shock of moving to Harlem was tremendous.

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Please Wash Your Hands – American Culture in the United States

Please Wash Your Hands – American Culture in the United States

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Today I want to talk about clean hands. Many Americans are very concerned about having clean hands. We are reminded quite often by our doctors, our parents, our teachers, and even on news programs that it’s important to keep our hands clean. We’re reminded that germs […]

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American Culture: 5 Popular American Actors In American English

American Culture: 5 Popular American Actors In American English

Hey everyone! I think it’s important to learn American culture. So if you’re ever in a situation where you need to make small talk with someone Whether it be a business partner or friend You can find something to talk to them about. So today, I am going to give you 5 popular American English […]

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American High School Tour – American Culture – United States

American High School Tour – American Culture – United States

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Today I’m going to take you on a tour of an American high school. Of course, not every American high school will look like this one, but this is a typical high school. So, let’s go take a look. All right, so this is a, kind […]

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How to Write Phone Numbers and Addresses – American Culture

How to Write Phone Numbers and Addresses – American Culture

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Today I’m going to talk about writing numbers in phone numbers and addresses. I’ll start here with phone numbers. Our phone numbers, a basic phone number is seven digits long, so one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. But normally we have an additional three digits […]

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