A Virtual School

A Virtual School

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Virtual School

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

A Virtual School

Schooling at home

Prepare the lessons

People who are experts in their fields

Two requirements we have to meet

A schedule they have to meet

Get on a chat room with your entire class

Talk about their lesson

Traditional brick and mortal school

Work together to achieve success

It’s kind of like email

Learning beyond the classroom

Meet them on field trips

See many different places

Museums, Science Centers, Historical sites

Get to meet people face to face

You get to enjoy activities that involve learning

What can we expose our children to, to make them well-rounded

Global economy

I’m involved in a lot outside of school

I take private voice lessons

You’re not relying solely on the school

I’m able work at my own pace

Get ahead if I want to

Interact with other students

Academic excellence

Wide Crack Climbing

Wide Crack Climbing

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Wide Crack Climbing

||Vocabulary to learn after watching the video||

  • Extreme climber
  • Documentary film
  • An extreme and unconventional sport that demands power, stamina and immunity to pain
  • Crack climbing requires a lot of training
  • Bandages are crucial for avoiding hand injuries
  • Mastery of certain techniques is also extremely important
  • Developing new ones to make their climbs easier
  • People perceive it as being very difficult
  • When you do it a little bit and have the right techniques
  • Just as easy as doing normal climbing
  • They decided to go further afield
  • They set themselves the challenge of the century crack in Utah
  • Their exploit was documented in a film “Wide Boyz”
  • Don’t learn in the early days of climbing
  • The duo don’t always train in the open air
  • Purpose built climbing wall
  • This climb was so demanding in that sort of style
  • They have continued training in their basement for the worlds other challenges since
  • It took several attempts
  • A spectacular achievement
  • Push themselves to the limit
  • We train really hard
  • Break more records
Street Compliments

Street Compliments

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Street Compliments

||Vocabulary to learn after watching video ||

  • Can you hear me loud and clear?
  • You are always there to support me
  • You are there never the less
  • Have someone to rely on
  • I don’t always acknowledge how awesome you are
  • Great sense of humor, witty and sharp
  • You made it so easy to be a mom
  • Keep doing what you doing cause it’s gonna to take you places
  • Co-worker
  • You are someone that inspires me everyday
  • Positive attitude
  • Stay light-hearted
  • You start signing at a drop of a hat
  • Your awareness of other people
  • Putting everyone at ease
  • I admire that so much in you
  • It might be hard for you to believe
  • I take after you
  • I aspire to be more like you as an adult
  • The greatest gift I could have
  • I’m so blessed to have you in my life
| Finding Art in Unexpected Places |

| Finding Art in Unexpected Places |

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Finding Art in Unexpected Places

||Vocabulary to learn after watching the video||

  • Try to find beauty in our surroundings
  • I am going to find the most beautiful thing I could possibly find and frame it
  • Make it look beautiful
  • I think I’m going to find…..I have no clue
  • Find things in nature, in people, in flowers, butterflies….
  • I had no idea that this is what I would be doing today
  • I am just going to frame it
  • We miss the beauty in the simple things
  • It surrounds us, it is everywhere
  • I walk by every single day and never even take the time to stop and notice
  • Beauty is how you see it
  • I think that if we took some time
  • Beauty is everywhere around us
Playing a Titanic Tuba

Playing a Titanic Tuba

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Tuba

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Vocabulary to learn after watching video :

  • It’s a conversation starter
  • Something that you walk by and say wow
  • Look at that giant tuba
  • Something to really get people into the store
  • Financial district
  • I was speechless
  • It kind of Sounds like a jack hammer like a block away
  • If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck
  • It can only play the fundamental pitches
  • I’m checking to see if it is the world’s biggest tuba
  • I’ve emailed and been in contact with the Guinness Book of World Records
  • I haven’t heard back yet
  • It’s much much larger than your average tuba
  • They typically weigh 30 to 35 pounds
  • It weighs easily over 100 pounds
  • It takes a good set of ears to be able to  hear the notes cause they so low
  • It sounds like a helicopter
  • You have fewer notes you can play
  • Large instrument
  • In the right set of lungs it can sound gorgeous
Visit Greece

Visit Greece

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Greece - All time classic
Greece – All time classic

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Visiting Greece is an experience not a onetime visit
  • It is the centre of the world, the centre of  democracy, civilization
  • I’ve studied a lot of ancient art
  • Seeing it all in person
  • The Greek people should be proud
  • Cultural life
  • Special treatment
  • Positive experience
  • People we have interacted with
  • A lot of hospitality
  • You can easily get from one place to the other
  • Infrastructure is very good
  • The subway services are fantastic
  • Authentic everyday life
  • You just stay out for hours
  • A destination I’d recommend to my family and  friends
Earthscape Art

Earthscape Art

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believe

Vocabulary to learn after watching video :

  • He’s an Earthscape Artist
  • He spends his days on the beach racking the sand
  • He lets his imagination run wild
  • Geometric patterns
  • My biggest inspiration is nature
  • Translate the world I see
  • Scientific pursuit
  • By blending broad and narrow strokes he creates patterns
  • Which hovers above the design and takes pictures
  • Beach goers love his work
  • Travel miles to see it
  • He used to be Environmental Scientist
  • Follow his dream
  • Opened more doors
  • Make a living racking in the sand
  • When the tide comes in