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50 Incredible, Historical Speeches You Should Watch Online

50 Incredible, Historical Speeches You Should Watch Online
You hope that your professors will be good speakers who can keep your interest for at least the length of a class period, but more often than not, you’ll have a teacher or two each semester who drones on and on and doesn’t make you feel passionate about the subject. They could take tips from these speakers who have inspired thousands or even millions of people around the world, some even long after they’ve died. Here are 50 incredible, historical speeches you should watch online. Commencement Addresses These commencement speakers include presidents, a professor, political strategist and industry leader. John F. Presidential Speeches Presidents are natural and practiced leaders and give some of the most impressive speeches. Barack Obama Election Night Speech: Moments after being elected the first ever African American President of the United States, Obama addresses the nation live from Chicago. Society and Culture War and Peace Politics

25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms The following is a cross-post from our content partners over at Online Courses. They’ve been crafting some entertaining and informative lists just like this one so check ‘em out if you’re in the mood! TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) represents the best things about the Internet … and sometimes the world, for that matter. Whether you’re looking to inspire or entertain your students, the following TED talks have terrific lessons embedded in fascinating talks.While not every single talk may float your boat, there are likely a few that you should think about showing to students this year. Benjamin Zander on music and passion: If you want your kids to fall in love with music, Ben Zander is your best friend.

Listening Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'. Get the phone! - A listening exercise. ESL Lessons Daily Word Copyright 2009 - 2013 - is an ESL (English as a Second Language) Resource How to thwart government surveillance and censorship online The Canadian government recently introduced legislation that would expand its powers to monitor Canadians Internet activity. Even though the legislation has not yet been passed into law, we already know that governments around the world are monitoring Internet communications. Luckily, there is an abundance of ways to help protect your privacy in cyberspace. The main obstacle to many of these technologies becoming commonplace is a lack of users. Encryption There are numerous ways to encrypt data that is either being sent over the Internet or stored on a local drive. Another method that can be used to hide the fact that an encrypted message is being sent is known as steganography. The advantage of a technology like steganography is that it provides plausibly deniable encryption. Anonymous web browsing, Anonymous P2P, Darknets Tor is a piece of software that hides the user's identity when surfing the web and preforming other tasks on the Internet. Think of Freenet as a parallel Internet.

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English | ELL/ELT SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers. Till The Hummingbird Project Silver Linings Playbook Away We Go Aftersun Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Emergency Licorice Pizza Adventureland End of the Tour

Adult Learning Activities | California Distance Learning Project Read the story. Click the "LISTEN" button at the bottom of the page to hear the story. When you are done, click the "NEXT" button. One school district is trying something new. Teachers hope that this extra time will give students a chance to learn more. Some school districts already have these longer days. One parent thinks that her son is doing very well. Some people think that a full day of kindergarten is too long for such young children. This school district is just trying out a longer day for kindergarteners. (This was adapted from an original story provided by News10 KXTV Sacramento.)

Refutation VII: Fewer seats for women in Allah's Paradise Refutation VII: Fewer seats for women in Allah's Paradise User Rating: Created on Friday, 22 October 2010 13:55 Written by Salman Mohammed Hits: 2076 Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barkatahu (May Peace, Blessings & Mercy of Allah Be Upon You) Article by Sister Noor-ul-Huda & Brother Asim ul Haq The Article is in reply to series of allegations: 1) Refutation Series I: Muslim Women are Dirty Polluting Creatures 2) Refutation Series II:Women are inferior, slave to men 3) Refutation Series III: Muslim women are sex object for men enjoyment 4) Refutation Series IV: Muslim Men can Capture Infidel Women as Sex Slave 5) Refutation Series V: A Woman’s Testimony is Worth Only Half of a Man’s 6) Refutation Series VI: Brutal Punishment For Women Allegation number 7: Fewer seats for women in Allah's Paradise Islamwatch quoted Fewer seats for women in Allah's Paradise Islamic Scriptures inform us that most Muslim women will go to hell. The Quran: Response The correct translation is: ﴿وَأَزْوَجُهُمْ﴾ From Hadith:

Randall's Video Snapshots: For ESL/EFL Students The movie clips called Video Snapshots are designed to provide additional learning content related to other listening activities on my site. To learn more about this project, read the Frequently Asked Questions below: Current Videos (Click the picture to watch the video - Click the link below the picture to visit a related listening activity). You can also search by title below: Why did you create this section of your Website? How do you decide on the topics? Why are the videos short, between 30-60 seconds? Do you plan on adding other speakers on the videos? Do you realize there are some grammar mistakes in the videos? There is a lot of background noise in some the video, and it's sometimes hard to hear exactly what is being said. Which video format do you use? Randall's Sites: Daily ESL | ESL Blog | EZSlang | Train Your Accent | Tips For Students | Hiking In Utah

Listen to English and learn English with podcasts in English Quran corpus Learn English for Free with elllo! How to argue with an Islamist A few days ago I chatted with an Islamist, a young Pakistani man who dreamed of establishing a pan-Islamic caliphate stretching across the Muslim world and based on the ancient laws of Muhammad. This young man voiced ideas that would have shocked me once, but which I have become familiar with over years of online discussions. A mutual friend, however, was appalled and baffled by his theocratic notions so I decided to put together this list of tips for debating with Islamists. These tips should not be used thoughtlessly. For sake of brevity, I will assume your Islamist friend is male and use ‘he’ instead of the more awkward ‘he or she’. 1) Ask for examples Islamism is a radical political ideology. a) He will give real examples like Saudi Arabia or Iran. b) He will argue that no Islamist society exists today, but that it did in the past. 2) Don’t attack Islam The religion of Islam is not your concern, the political ideology of Islamism is. You can also play to your strengths.