ABC Services - Podcasts Podcasting is a convenient way of automatically downloading audio or video files to your computer. You can then play this audio or video on your computer or transfer the files to a portable MP3 or video player. 'Podcast' generally refers to audio. 'Video Podcast' (or 'Vodcast') refers to the distribution of video files in the same manner. Use the navigation to the left to browse all ABC podcasts, or check out the highlights below. For technical assistance and further information, visit the FAQs section. Featured Podcast Nerdzilla, Local Radio (Duration: 40 mins, filesize: 20 MB, Updated fortnightly) Nerdzilla is made for comic readers, sci-fi lovers, IT geeks, fantasists, gamers, technophiles and Mensa members. Popular Podcasts StarStuff, Science (Duration: 30 min, filesize: 15 MB, Updated weekly) Hosted by Stuart Gary, StarStuff takes us on a weekly journey across the universe to see the death of stars and the birth of new worlds. AM, News & Current Affairs Late Night Live, ABC RN back to top
Mom Abandons Her Baby, Now Watch What The Cameraman Does. UNBELIEVABLE! | Teacher Problems It all started one sunny spring morning, when a YouTube user named Darius watched two baby whitetail deer being born in his backyard. He noticed of the babies had an injured leg and struggled to keep up with Mom. Sadly, the baby’s mother and sibling abandoned him right there on Darius’ property. Knowing the baby would surely die on her own, the homeowner — and passionate animal lover — decided to take in the fragile fawn and nurse her back to health. “I do not support keeping wild animals as a pets, but this was special situation,” Darius said. What follows is a truly heartwarming journey of love, strength and selflessness — and Darius’ video is quickly taking the internet by storm. “I am thankful for every single person who liked, shared and left a comment,” Darius says. Watch what happens when Darius finally goes to reunite the fawn with her mother. If this video touched your heart like it did mine, please SHARE this video with your friends on Facebook! Please leave a comment! Comments
Dialect Blog In The 1950s, Wives Were Expected To Do THIS For Their Husbands. This Is Crazy?!? | Teacher Problems It’s so fascinating to learn about how people used to live — especially when we discover that not much has really changed. However, sometimes you come across some old traditions that you simply can’t believe people ever followed — like these odd dating rituals throughout history. But what women in the 1950s were expected to do for their husbands? Well, those traditions have certainly flown right out the window! In May of 1955, Housekeeping Monthly published an article entitled, “The Good Wife’s Guide,” detailing all the ways that a wife should act and how best she can be a partner to her husband and a mother to her children. It may feel a little strange to accept these rules today, but it remains so interesting to see how society once behaved. Scroll further to see what rules mothers and housewives once had to follow, and let us know your thoughts by voting items up or down. Please leave a comment! Carambola Content Comments comments
Sounds Familiar? What you can hear You can listen to 71 sound recordings and over 600 short audio clips chosen from two collections of the British Library Sound Archive: the Survey of English Dialects and the Millennium Memory Bank. You’ll hear Londoners discussing marriage and working life, Welsh teenagers talking with pride about being bilingual and the Aristocracy chatting about country houses. You can explore the links between present-day Geordie and our Anglo-Saxon and Viking past or discover why Northern Irish accents are a rich blend of seventeenth century English and Scots. You can study changes in pronunciation among the middle classes or find out how British Asians express their linguistic identity. What you can do In addition there are interpretation and learning packages relating to the dual themes of language variation and language change within spoken English.
And the Oscar goes to… | Luiz Otávio Barros This is a ready-made, video-based lesson you can use with your upper-intermediate / advanced students. Copy and paste whatever you want, to your heart’s content! It’s yours to use. A Discuss 1-6 in pairs. 1 When was the last time you spoke in public? B Watch eight short thank-you speeches from the 2015 Oscar Awards. What is each person doing? a Describing a landmark event in US history. b Raising awareness to a cause. c Thanking his/her family (two excerpts). d Describing a contradiction. e Saying the award is not really theirs (two excerpts). f Expressing his/her admiration for a colleague. C Which speech struck you as the most / least sincere? D Watch video 2 from the beginning to 0:30 and pay attention to the yellow sounds. E Write the blue words and expressions next to their meanings. F Discuss 1-6 in groups. 1 Were you familiar with but had never actively used? Video 1 Video 2 Answers:
Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle (Part I) — Bookworm — KCRW Karl Ove Knausgaard’s 6-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle (Archipelago), the third volume of which has just been translated from Norwegian into English, is one of embarrassment and unblemished emotion. Knausgaard, in reflecting on his autobiographical novels, says he always thought literature should be about life. He didn’t think his books would obtain universality; America, which used to feel significant, has become more like Norway: we all fear our lives are worthless, mean nothing. He describes writing as an attempt to feel life and find meaning within the banality of the everyday. Banner image by Anneli Salo Guests: Karl Ove Knausgaard, author Producers:Connie AlvarezAlan Howard
Child Grows up With 2 Gorillas. 12 Years Later, They Reunite In The Wild. I’m Speechless. | Teacher Problems For 15 years, conservationist Damian Aspinall has been working to reintroduce captive gorillas to the wild. In 2003, Damian released Djalta and Bimms — two western lowland gorillas he raised from when they were babies — into the forests of West Africa. Over the years, Damian revisited the pair of gorillas, but his daughter Tansy hadn’t seen them in 12 years. “I was considering whether it was safe for Tansy to come on land and see Djalta and Bimms,” Damian says in the following video. This is one of those videos that stays with you over time. Please leave a comment! Carambola Content Comments comments
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Five Steps to Writing a Good For and Against Essay An essay is a formal piece of writing which describes, analyses or discusses a particular issue. The most common types are: Opinion essays. They present the writer’s personal opinion of the topic, supported with examples and reasons.For and against essays. They present both sides of an issue in a balanced way. In the concluding paragraph you can say why you find one side more convincing than the other. In this post, I’ll guide you step by step to help you write a good for and against essay. Step 1. Step 1. Download pdf 1. 2. Once you have your first draft pay attention to how you have organised the information into paragraphs and grouped ideas. Once this is done you can focus on expression. 3. Introduction- Paragraph 1- Introduce the topic. 4. 5. 6. Step 2. Step 3. Using connectors is important to express different relationships between ideas. At the end of the flyer there are some interactive exercises to test your knowledge. Step 3. Test your knowledge Step 5. Are you ready to write now?
Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) ABC of Relativity: Understanding EinsteinABC of Relativity: Understanding Einstein By Bertrand Russell Narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi Runtime: 3hrs, 20mins Synopsis Ask a dozen people to name a genius and the odds are that 'Einstein' will spring to their lips. Ask them the meaning of 'relativity' and few of them will be able to tell you what it is. UbuWeb Sound | UbuWeb PennSound | CENTRO | EPC | WFMU
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