VHS Central Lab LT1144

 

ESL Videos

1. American Culture in Modern Contexts 

2. How to Pronounce Consonants
3. How to Pronounce vowels, Dipthongs, and Word Endings. 

4. Crossroads Café, PBS unit #13, Trading Places (Ask for booklet that goes with the video) 

5. Insights 2 to accompany text for EFL 112 (2 copies)
(We also have Insights 1 video #124)

6-8 CNN Newsroom (3 broadcasts)

9-17 Crossroads Cafe, PBS, Units 1-9 This is a series of stories about regular people who have adventures and problems! They are designed to help you learn English. Ask for booklet that goes with the video you are watching.

24-38 Grammar II class with Karen Stanley (20 volumes, Winter 93) 

39. English for Internationals (112) An Introduction 

40. Composition Practice by Linda Blanton Book IV

41-57. Crossroads Cafe, PBS, Units 10-26 This is a series of stories about regular people who have adventures and problems! They are designed to help you learn English. Ask for booklet that goes with the video you are watching.

58. Old Gringo 1989Adventure set in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. A story of love and war with Jane Fonda and Gregory Peck. 120 min.

59. Babe, the adventures of a special pig.

60. Pronunciation: IPA#1: Consonants
61.Pronunciation: IPA #2: Consonants/front vowels
62. Pronunciation: IPA#3 Back vowels
63. Pronunciation: IPA#4 Central vowels
64. Pronunciation: IPA#5 Dipthongs

65. Mosaic II (3d Edition) Video to accompany text (EFL064)
66. Creating an Outline The outline is the primary tool to organize information for an effective essay. Learn the basics. Improve research and writing skills. 35 min.

67. Sentence Structure  Examine the five basic sentence structures by identifying: transitive, intransitive and linking verbs; direct and indirect objects; and subject and object complements. Modify sentences with many types of phrases and clauses. Step-by-step instruction and attention-grabbing quiz segments. 34min.

68-73 and 106-107  
Connect With English Series (8 videos) Lessons 1-48 Reference books also available with this series

74A-105 Grammar 3 videos Lessons 1-32. Karen Stanley  

113. Lethal Weapon 

114. Interactions 1

115. Ending Punctuation Learn about the varying uses of ending punctuation. You will get to choose the correct ending punctuation in video quiz. 31min.

116. Correct Citations and Works Cited Page 2002  Citing sources properly is extremely important in any form of research paper or report. This video explains plagiarism, and how to avoid it. Learn the proper MLA format for citing sources and constructing a works cited page. 35min.

117. More of the Real Thing -1 A skill building book and 4-video set that prepares students for College Success.
118. More of the Real Thing -2 A skill building book and 4-video set that prepares students for College Success.
119. More of the Real Thing -3 A skill building book and 4-video set that prepares students for College Success.
120. More of the Real Thing - 4 A skill building book and 4-video set that prepares students for College Success.
121. The Real Thing -1 (Units 1-5) A skill building book and 3-video set that prepares students for College Success.
122. The Real Thing -2 (Units 6-10) A skill building book and 3-video set that prepares students for College Success.
123. The Real Thing -3 (Units 11-15) A skill building book and 3-video set that prepares students for College Success.

124. Insights 1 to accompany text A Content Based Approach to Academic Preparation
Our Spanish videos which have soundtracks in English

22. Madrid: 1995. Madrid beckons one and all with her diverse attractions. For lovers of art, the famous Prado museum offers the masterpieces of El Greco, Goya and Velazquez. For those who enjoy energy and exuberance, there is the Puerta del Sol, full of lively cafes, or the Plaza Mayor, heart of old Madrid. For lovers of shopping, a search through the sale in the Ribera de Curtidores almost always uncovers a hidden treasure. 30 min.

123. Seville: 1994. Seville's ancient streets bear the imprint of the multitude of peoples and cultures that have called this city home: Roman's, Visigoths, Muslims, Jews and Christians. Explore the Roman ruins of Italica, the lush Moorish palace of the Alcazar, the delicate beauty of Santa Cruz--the one-time center of Seville's Jewish population--and the city landmark, L:a Giralda. Visit the biggest Gothic building in the world, its Cathedral. 46 min.

124. Costa Rica: 1992. Discover Costa Rica, the jewel at the heart of Central America. Fall in love with Costa Rica's friendly ticos in the capital city's lively Mercado Central, view the Teatro Nacional and marvel at ancient artifacts in the subterranean Museum of Gold. Tiptoe around the lunar landscape of the volcano, Irazú, and visit the village of Sarchi where traditional wooden oxcarts become colorful works of art. Visit the exotic Lankester Gardens with its orchids and join the struggle this pacifist nation faces in preserving its fragile natural wonders. 56 min.

125. The Inquisition: 1999. Documentary. From the dawn of time to the epic sweep of the twentieth century, from the great conflicts to the inventions that changed the world, The History Channel on video captures the glory, tragedy and drama of the human experience. Brilliant specials, astounding documentaries, and vibrant dramatizations bring the past home to you. 100 min.

126. El Norte: 1984. Drama about a brother and sister seeking a better life centers on two young Indians. When their father is killed by government soldiers and their mother taken away, they set out for the promised land to the north--El Norte. It is a perilous journey frought with dangers. 141 min.

127. Puerto Rico. Educational Video.

128. Amazon: 1990. Land of the Flooded Forest. Journey into a tropical jungle of staggering beauty. Here, torrential rains annually transform the dry forest floor into a watery world where some of the most extraordinary and uncommon wildlife flourish. In waters 50 feet deep, you'll encounter graceful river dolphins navigating through flooded treetops and the usually lethargic three-toed sloth swimming agilely among the branches. Watch an arowhana fish leap through the air to grab a beetle perched on a tree trunk, and meet two masterful hunters--the electric eel and the notorious piranha. 60 min.

130. The Miracle of Marcelino. 1955 B&W. Remastered. It is the story of a Spanish foundling left at the gates of a franciscan monastery inhabited by twelve kindly monks. Unable to find the baby's parents or a suitable adoptive home, the monks choose to defy convention and raise him themselves. 98 min.

131. Peru. 1995. Experience the mysterious beauty of Peru. Wonder through the enormous ruins of Sacsayhuaman and the 500-year-old adobe remains of Chan Chan. Soar over the enigmatic Nazca lines etched on the desert stones. And journey deep into the Amazon verdant jungle. 53 min.
Our French Videos with English Soundtracks

74. Joan of Arc: 1999 CBS feature production which brings to life the epic story of Joan of Arc. 2 part video.(Eng.)

97. Monet, Legacy of Light (Portrait of an Artist) 1989 Light and color flood the canvasses of Claude Monet with beauty beyond compare. This film brings you Monet's story as an artist and giant of the Impressionist movement. 28min.

99. Louvre 1993 At the Louvre with the Masters. All through the 19th century, painters visited the Lovre. For them, the museum was a school, a studio, a salon, a laboratory, a reservoir of techniques and, above all, a source of inspiration. At the Louvre with the Masters invites us to tour the Louvre in the company of three great 19th-century painters: Coubert, Degas, and Cézanne. Through evidence found in the notebooks, paintings, and studios of these inventors of modern painting, we learn how the museum played an essential role in the formation of their ideas. Our trip through this privileged place is a unique and enlightening one, and along the way, we meet Ingres, Delacroix, Zola, Manet, and Picasso. 59min.

100. Gothic Cathedrals  1995, Presents the stories behind the construction of the Gothic cathedrals, from their immense buttresses to the intricacies of stained glass, from the legendary Notre Dame and Chartres in France to Washington's National Cathedral, the engineering behind these great testaments to faith. 50min.

Our German Videos with English Soundtracks

35. The Daimler - Benz Award of Excellence (English. Documentary. North American students experience everyday life with their German peers. 25 min. 1993.)

50. Public Transportation in Switzerland/ 16 min.

71. Munich Visit the biggest and most lively Bavarian city. 30 min.

84. The Fantastic World of M.C. Escher: 1980. Documentary. The works of Maurits Cornelis Escher have intrigued and delighted for generations. His distortions of space and time, steeped in fantastic imagery, have created a dedicated following around the world. But who was the man behind the intricate and mysterious designs? What inspired his unique and often bizarre prints? And what are the mathematical principles at work in so much of Escher's art?