In a place of great minds

In a place of great minds

Eddie Redmayne wins the 2015 Oscar for Best Actor at the 87th Academy Awards for his performance in The Theory of Everything.

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

In a place of minds

A PhD in Physics

In a place of great minds

I’m a Cosmologist

I study the marriage of space and time

The perfect couple

One never knows when the next great leap forward is going to come or from whom

What if I reversed time, to see what happened at the beginning of time itself

Wind back the clock

Keep going

Life expectancy is two years

I want us to be together for as long as we’ve got

You don’t realize what lies ahead

This is going to be a very heavy defeat

But I love him and he loves me, we’re going to fight this illness together

Brilliant ! Brilliant ! Well done!

Life is everything

It has been a great joy to watch this man defy every expectation, both scientific and personal

Love is everything

There should be no boundaries

However bad life may seem, while there is life there is hope

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It was a long long time ago

It was a long long time ago

Hiho Kids

Vocabulary chunks :

• Nice to meet you
• I’m very happy to meet you
• How was it like back then
• We didn’t have radio
• We didn’t have television
• No telephones
• No trucks, they had wagons and horses pulled them
• It was a long long time ago
• I was in the Second World War
• I liked marbles and tops
• We had to wear skirts and stocking
• They didn’t have slacks and pants
• I did research on ants
• You’re really old but you’re really good
• I have a good life
• The secret to living a long life is being happy, working hard, getting exercise, doing things for yourself
• All of those things make you live a long time
• It’s wonderful to meet you, have a great life

It feels like a spark

It feels like a spark

[soulpancake]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • I don’t know how to answer that question
  • Love actually feels kind of nice
  • It feels like a spark
  • Love is about… happiness…friendship.. sharing… caring…and playing with each other
  • Love feels like you’re brave and mighty
  • When two people meet and they are heart to heart
  • If you take someone to Hawaii they would fall in love with you
  • My mom loves me because….
  • She gives me love, kisses, hugs
  • She makes lots of food so I can get strong
  • My dad loves me a lot he loves me since I was zero !!
  • Love came from the beginning of the world…. When the world started
  • Love is everywhere
What are you here for?

What are you here for?

[Green renaissance]

“What are you here for? What are you living for? We’re here to do something, and it starts from being able to listen to that little voice inside.” – Nirmala Nair

Nirmala doesn’t want to live a settled down life. She continuously questions the status quo and works towards living a more authentic life.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• I’m a social misfit
• I’m quite unusual in my thinking
• Settle down
• Sharing the ability to question the status quo
• Be comfy
• What are you here for?
• What are you living for?
• A tiny little thing
• To be disconnected inside
• Time has become linear
• I have a deadline
• An enthusiasm to discover
• Ready-made answers
• We don’t go out and engage
• We don’t relate
• We don’t discover
• Take the risk to follow ones’ heart
• Make mistakes
• That is authenticity

 

What is Greatness?

What is Greatness?

 

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

 

  • There are no grand celebrations here, no speeches, no bright lights, but there are great athletes
  • The truth is greatness is for all of us
  • Greatness is not in one special place and it’s not in one special person
  • Greatness is wherever somebody is trying to find it.
I do it because it helps

I do it because it helps

“One can’t do without humour, one needs more and more in the world today.” – Estelle Bryer.

Estelle is 88 years old. And she regularly gives of her time and her energy, to entertain residents living in retirement homes. She is a shining example, that we are never too old to make a positive difference in the lives of others.”  Green Renaissance

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• It’s a name I’ve always tried to live up to
• My mission in life
• Whatever I do I have to try to be an example
• So there you have it
• It’s kept me going
• Enthusiasm is a warming quality
• I joined this group
• Who think they can still sing and dance
• Retirement home
• And we entertain the oldies
• Senior citizens
• It’s nice being on the stage
• Stand up comedian
• I make them laugh
• I can connect with the audience
• One can’t do without humor
• I do it because it helps