Search Results (67)

View
Selected filters:
  • Travel
Remix
¿Adónde quieres viajar?- Spanish NoviceMid
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveller they are. Students will also respond to a multitude of questions regarding their likes/dislikes in a group conversation setting. Students will learn more about traveling and how to answer questions regarding likes/dislikes. Students will also learn to answer questions about places.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sandra Silva-Cisneros
Date Added:
09/23/2019
¿Adónde quieres viajar?/ Where do you want to travel?- Spanish, Novice Mid
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveller they are. Students will also respond to a multitude of questions regarding their likes/dislikes in a group conversation setting. Students will learn more about traveling and how to answer questions regarding likes/dislikes. Students will also learn to answer questions about places.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Madi Goertzen
Gabby Bates
Abby Cain
Claire Werlin
Alejandra Garcia
Sue Juarez
Mardy Morales
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/19/2019
Arabic Lessons from Musings on Arab Culture
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

This blog is from an American woman living and working in Saudi Arabia. It includes information about living and working in Saudi Arabia as well as her travels elsewhere in the Middle East. This particular section of the blog includes lessons on Arabic, which are all transliterated. Conversations that are transliterated and translated, vocabulary lists, and cultural information are all included. The lessons include one on bread, one on time and the concept of time, and one on New Year's Resolutions.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Michele La Morte-Shbat
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Arabic for Travelers
Rating

This site contains word lists designed around travel-related vocabulary. Each list contains many different words and a randomly generated quiz that will test users on how well they remember the words. The words are written in Arabic, transliterated, and translated. The site offers Egyptian Aamiyya and MSA

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Travlang Online, Inc
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Bon voyage! French, Novice-Mid
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

Students will talk about modes of transportation and practice finding their way through a city using a map. Students will learn more about traveling, directions, and transportation. Additionally, students will learn how to get from one point to another in an unfamiliar city.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Justin Snyder
Emily Blackburn
Camille Daw
Date Added:
12/11/2019
Building the First Transcontinental Railroad
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

As the United States began the most deadly conflict in its history, the American Civil War, it was also laying the groundwork for one of its greatest achievements in transportation. The First Transcontinental Railroad, approved by Congress in the midst of war, helped connect the country in ways never before possible. Americans could travel from coast to coast with speed, changing how Americans lived, traded, and communicated while disrupting ways of life practiced for centuries by Native American populations. The coast-to-coast railroad was the result of the work of thousands of Americans, many of whom were Chinese immigrant laborers who worked under discriminatory pressures and for lower wages than their Irish counterparts. These laborers braved incredibly harsh conditions to lay thousands of miles of track. That track—the work of two railroad companies competing to lay the most miles from opposite directions—came together with the famous Golden Spike at Promontory Summit in Utah on May 10, 1869. This exhibition explores the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad and its impact on American westward expansion. This exhibition was created as part of the DPLA’s Digital Curation Program by the following students as part of Professor Krystyna Matusiak's course "Digital Libraries" in the Library and Information Science program at the University of Denver: Jenifer Fisher, Benjamin Hall, Nick Iwanicki, Cheyenne Jansdatter, Sarah McDonnell, Timothy Morris and Allan Van Hoye.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Unit of Study
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
University of Denver
Provider Set:
DPLA Exhibitions
Author:
Allan Van Hoye
Benjamin Hall
Cheyenne Jansdatter
Jenifer Fisher
Nick Iwanicki
Sarah McDonnell
Timothy Morris
Date Added:
05/01/2015
Critical Language Service (YouTube Channel)
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

Critical Language Service offers playlists with video lessons that explain the material in Alif Baa, Al-Kitaab 1 (through lesson 11), and a series on Egyptian vocabulary. Videos designed for the Alif Baa series focus on stories to illustrate new vocabulary while the series designed for Al-Kitaab explains grammatical concepts introduced in the books, and demonstrate proper pronunciation. They also offer a playlist of 60 cartoon episodes in Arabic.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Critical Language Service
Date Added:
10/14/2013
CultureTalk - Arab World
Rating

CultureTalk - Arab World features a very extensive selection of filmed interviews with people from different countries in the Arabic speaking world. While some interviews are in English, the vast majority are in Arabic. Translations and usually transcripts are provided for all non-English video clips. Topics include family, food, education, religious and cultural customs, work, art, sport, travel, etc. The regions covered are the Levant, North Africa, Egypt, and Mauritania, with an Iraqi section on the way.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Religious Studies
World Cultures
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Culture Talk: Egypt
Rating

CultureTalk - Arab World features native speakers from across the Arabic-speaking world giving filmed interviews, in Arabic and sometimes English, on selected topics. Text-based translations and transcriptions are often provided as downloadable documents for most Arabic videos. The videos engage a number of region/country-specific topics, including cultural traditions, religion, politics, and sports.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
09/17/2013
Culture Talk: Yemeni Arabic
Rating

CultureTalk - Arab World features native speakers from across the Arabic-speaking world giving filmed interviews, in Arabic and sometimes English, on selected topics. Text-based translations and transcriptions are often provided as downloadable documents for most Arabic videos. The videos engage a number of region/country-specific topics, including cultural traditions, religion, politics, and sports.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
09/17/2013
Remix
Daily Routine- English Template, Novice High
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

In this activity, students will ask their partner questions to create an appropriate schedule of activities. Students will describe their daily activities and routines. Students will learn how to describe time, activities, and days of the week. They will also learn how to ask questions regarding time and activities.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/10/2019
Detroit: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

exhibits residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, and religious locations to create an online tour of the city. The itinerary features 39 properties in the National Register of Historic Places. Through maps, descriptions, and photographs of places both famous and little-known, this guide explains why Detroit has long been more than just a Motor City.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/18/2000
The Egyptian Castle
Rating

Arabic Castle provides the Arabic alphabet and a list of the 21 most common phrases that non-Arabic speakers should know how to say when traveling to Egypt. These phrases are presented in the Egyptian dialect. In addition, the site introduces the numerals used in Arabic and the months of the year. Each section is accompanied by an audio pronunciation.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Magic Enterprise
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Egyptian Self-Taught Arabic (PDF)
Rating

This manual, written in 1914, includes a very basic introduction to the colloquial Egyptian Arabic spoken in Cairo. The 80-page text focuses mostly on vocabulary and contains 28 different word lists. There is also a brief section on grammar, one on the Arabic alphabet and how it is pronounced in Egypt, and a collection of sample dialogues. Although the book covers the alphabet, most sections rely on transliteration into Latin characters. The filesize of the PDF is 5 MB.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
E. Marlborough & Co.
Author:
Carl A. Thimm
Reginald A. Marriott
Date Added:
10/14/2013
English Romantic Poetry
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

In this course, the student will examine the revolutionary energy, fascination with nature, desire to create art for the masses, and inward-facing focus of the Romantic period. First, the student will look at the broader socio-historical and literary context in which English Romantic poetry thrived, then examine the Romantic poet and the outer world, the Romantic poet and the inner world, and the poetry that bridges the gap between the two, attempting to understand what makes each poem 'Romantic.' Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: provide an account of Romanticism as both an historical period as well as a movement in art and literature; identify and explain Romanticism in terms of its relation to the French Revolution; describe the new views of society and social relations that arose during this era; explain the significance of industrialization, the rise of the working class, the expansion of British Empire, the heightening of British nationalism, and the rise of the press; explain Romanticism's relationship to Neo-Classicism; list and describe the major tenets of Romanticism, including the movement's interests in the natural world, supernaturalism, revolution, morality, ethics, exoticism, urbanization, mindscapes, moods, imagination, and interiority; provide an account of the nature and function of the Romantic craft of authorship. (English Literature 404)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
11/10/2011
Food and Power in the Twentieth Century, Spring 2005
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

In this class, food serves as both the subject and the object of historical analysis. As a subject, food has been transformed over the last 100 years, largely as a result of ever more elaborate scientific and technological innovations. From a need to preserve surplus foods for leaner times grew an elaborate array of techniques -- drying, freezing, canning, salting, etc -- that changed not only what people ate, but how far they could/had to travel, the space in which they lived, their relations with neighbors and relatives, and most of all, their place in the economic order of things. The role of capitalism in supporting and extending food preservation and development was fundamental. As an object, food offers us a way into cultural, political, economic, and techno-scientific history. Long ignored by historians of science and technology, food offers a rich source for exploring, e.g., the creation and maintenance of mass-production techniques, industrial farming initiatives, the politics of consumption, vertical integration of business firms, globalization, changing race and gender identities, labor movements, and so forth. How is food different in these contexts, from other sorts of industrial goods? What does the trip from farm to table tell us about American culture and history?

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Fitzgerald, Deborah
Date Added:
01/01/2005
French I, Fall 2004
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

Introduction to French language and culture. Emphasis on the acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Immediate exposure to authentic French via video sources and printed materials for developing cultural awareness as well as linguistic proficiency. Coordinated language lab program. For graduate credit see 21F.351.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Culot, Cathy
Furstenberg, Gilberte
Date Added:
01/01/2004
French II, Fall 2004
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

Further development of linguistic proficiency through active communication. Expansion of vocabulary and completion of the basics of French grammar. Continued exposure to culturally authentic audio and video materials in the classroom and the language lab. Study of short texts. Increased practice in writing. For graduate credit see 21F.352.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Ceia-Minjares, Laura
Sadock, Johann
Date Added:
01/01/2004
From Colonialism to Tourism: Maps in American Culture
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

From the earliest days of settlement and migration, the people of North America have relied on maps and mapping to understand their environment and place within it. Maps have helped Americans prospect investments, comprehend war, and plan leisure in places unknown. As Americans have used maps to explore the U.S., capitalize on its resources, and displace its Native peoples, maps have shaped American cultural ideas about travel, place, and ownership. This exhibit explores the cultural and historic impact of mapping through four specific moments in American history: migration along the Oregon Trail, the rise of the lumber industry, the Civil War, and the popularization of the automobile and individual tourism. It concludes with a look at maps in the age of computers, the Internet, and beyond. These moments demonstrate the influence maps have had over how Americans imagine, exploit, and interact with national geographies and local places. This exhibition was created as part of the DPLA’s Digital Curation Program by the following students in Professor Helene Williams's capstone course at the Information School at the University of Washington: Greg Bem, Kili Bergau, Emily Felt, and Jessica Blanchard. Additional revisions and selections made by Greg Bem.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Unit of Study
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
University of Washington
Provider Set:
DPLA Exhibitions
Author:
Emily Felt
Greg Bem
Jessica Blanchard
Kili Bergau
Date Added:
09/01/2014
Full Steam Ahead: The Steam Engine and Transportation in the Nineteenth Century
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

This collection uses primary sources to explore the steam engine and transportation in the nineteenth century. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Samantha Gibson
Date Added:
04/11/2016