Where did the phrase ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ come from? And when did scientists finally get round to naming sexual body parts? Voiced by Clive Anderson, this entertaining romp through 'The History of English' squeezes 1600 years of history into 10 one-minute bites, uncovering the sources of English words and phrases from Shakespeare and the King James Bible to America and the Internet. Bursting with fascinating facts, the series looks at how English grew from a small tongue into a major global language before reflecting on the future of English in the 21st century.
Spotlight 4 (DVD ROM)The DVD ROM, which is compatible with Interactive Whiteboards, contains animated stories, cartoons and songs, grammar rules and. of course, vocabulary and grammar exercises. It also contains various fun, interactive activities to do before, during and after studying the coursebook lessons. This DVD ROM is suitable for individual use at home, as well as in class.
Disney Educational - Bill Nye The Science Guy: Nutrition
We really are what we eat, according to Bill Nye, as he talks about food choices in Bill Nye the Science Guy: Nutrition. He explains why a variety of foods is so important to growing kids. In between the jokes and silly references, the Science Guy packs in a lot of information about food, energy, and activity. In his discussion about calories, he introduces the bomb calorimeter.
Disney Educational - Bill Nye The Science Guy - Blood & Circulation
In language that kids can relate to, B. Nye talks about the intricacies of blood and the network that enables it to travel throughout the body. The Science Guy uses comparisons and demonstrations that illustrate science concepts in a manner designed to help students remember and learn. Bill Nye the Science Guy: Blood & Circulation uses his popular blend of jokes, bizarre special effects, music, and eye-catching graphics to deliver science in an entertaining way.
This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?