Tag: English

Bicycle Culture by Design: Mikael Colville-Andersen at TEDxZurich

Bicycle Culture by Design: Mikael Colville-Andersen at TEDxZurich

Translator: Kosuke Miyata Reviewer: Riaki Poništ I’m an optimist. But I’d like to put the next 15 minutes or so into perspective for you and I’m going to need your help for that. I know its early in the morning, but I’d like everybody in the room to please clap, at this tempo. (Clapping) Cool,

Preparing students for the culture of college | JoAnn Myers | TEDxABQED

Preparing students for the culture of college | JoAnn Myers | TEDxABQED

Translator: Katelyn Nicholson Reviewer: Denise RQ Good afternoon. How do we bridge the gap between high school and college particularly for first generation college students? To answer that question, I think we first have to consider what are the challenges faced by these students. Among the challenges that probably instantly come to mind would be

English Culture: Manners & How to be polite

English Culture: Manners & How to be polite

Hi, everyone. In this lesson we’re going to look at manners in England. Here are the things that are considered polite, and the things that are not considered polite. So this is a talk about the culture, things that people do here in England, and the things that traditionally have been the most acceptable behaviour.

James Paul Gee – “From Grammar to Society”

James Paul Gee – “From Grammar to Society”

my name is Jim Gee. I work here and you guys asked me to talk so you have to suffer through this. I’m going to talk to you today as a linguist and a relatively disgruntled linguist for the last 40 years, so let’s start with an interesting question. I mean, I do discourse analysis

Growing Up in a Pornified Culture | Gail Dines | TEDxNavesink

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you. Today what I’m going to talk about is: what does it mean to grow up in a pornified culture? What does it mean to live in a society where you are surrounded by images of hypersexualized, pornified women. What does it mean when you live in a

Culture Américaine – E-com Videocast Mensuel en Anglais – Mars .

Culture Américaine – E-com Videocast Mensuel en Anglais – Mars .

Hello and welcome to E-com Monthly Intro to American Culture. I’m Marcellus. I’m Heather. This month is the month of March and we will begin by talking about something that we often do in March, which is spring break. Spring break, you gotta love that. That’s right and what spring break is, is a holiday

What is a human rights treaty body?

What is a human rights treaty body?

What is it? What is a Human Rights Treaty Body? The most basic minimum human rights standards have been discussed and written down by countries. Countries have agreed to follow them, and these have become international law. Countries must ensure people can enjoy the human rights they have been promised. How does it work? Under

Birthdays in Britain | BRITISH ENGLISH Culture & Traditions

Birthdays in Britain |  BRITISH ENGLISH Culture & Traditions

Hello everyone, it’s my birthday. Yay! Hello, everyone and welcome to English like a Native with me, the birthday girl, Anna English. I hope that you are all well… and I am really excited to see you here at my birthday party, of course being a remote birthday party… It’ll be a little odd because

34 things you don’t know about English culture!

Hi, everyone. In this lesson I’ve got many, many things about English culture that you may have seen but you don’t understand, so I’m going to break them down and summarise these things that, if you’re not from here, from an outsider’s perspective might be: “Oh, that’s different” – something you don’t understand yet. All