Schools Chief Builds Cultural Bridges Through Language Learning

Schools Chief Builds Cultural Bridges Through Language Learning

(students talking) – School and learning isn’t just about Bellefonte. It’s not just about the building that they’re in, it’s this bigger concept, it’s about understanding the world. And I think that’s what our programs do. When I first came to the district, we had Spanish and French. I knew we wanted to bring in […]

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European conquest of the Americas – summary since mid-15th century

European conquest of the Americas – summary since mid-15th century

In the middle of the 15th century, these were roughly the territories known to Europe. Despite the discovery 500 years earlier of a tip of North America by a Viking tribe, the continent and the tens of millions of souls that populate it are still unknown to European powers. For centuries, Europe is mainly oriented […]

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1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

Hi I’m John Green and welcome to season 4 of CrashCourse literature. Today, we’re transporting you to one of my favorite (slash least favorite) dystopias, George Orwell’s 1984. I feel like that eye is looking at me. The book starts like this: It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking […]

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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to […]

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Union Pistol w/35-Round Horseshoe Magazine

Union Pistol w/35-Round Horseshoe Magazine

Hi guys. Thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com I’m Ian, and I have the opportunity today to take a look at a really cool, very unusual pistol. Now the pistol here is a French-made Union automatic pistol. This can be a little bit confusing, because it’s mechanically very much like a Colt […]

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What’s the difference between Latino and Hispanic?

What’s the difference between Latino and Hispanic?

Have you ever wondered… what is difference between the terms ‘Latino’ and ‘Hispanic’? Most people use the words interchangeably, but there is actually a difference. There is a huge overlap, i.e. most people who are Latino are also Hispanic, and vice versa, most people who are Hispanic are also Latino. But not everyone.. but what […]

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Top 10 Sexiest Accents

Top 10 Sexiest Accents

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Why Does Greek Sound Like Spanish?!

Hello everyone, welcome to the Langfocus Channel, and my name is Paul. Today we’ll be looking at why Greek sounds like Spanish. What? Greek Sounds like Spanish?! If you’ve never noticed it yourself, than I’m sure that idea sounds ridiculous. I mean, they’re both Indo-European languages and share a common ancestor language, but Greek essentially […]

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT | Angelina Craig-Flórez, Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures

(calming music) – I’m Angelina Craig-Florez, I’m a senior lecturer in Spanish at the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, and the course that I decided to redesign is the Intermediate Spanish II, which is the last course of the language requirement. So for a long time, we have been using one single textbook […]

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Worry Dolls – Beginner Spanish – Latin American Culture #1

Worry Dolls – Beginner Spanish – Latin American Culture #1

hoy voy a hablar de las muñecas las muñecas quitapenas que sirven para que vosotros no tengáis penas no estéis tristes [Música] hola conocéis las muñecas quitapenas son un tipo de muñeca no una muñeca las muñecas sirven para que los niños los niños jueguen con ellas sí sí pero éstas no estas son las […]

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