Posts tagged ‘ted’

September 26, 2019

TED Talk: Education

by duncanr

September 22, 2019

Learning to Read Chinese

by duncanr

August 25, 2019

How to Spot a Liar

by duncanr

July 31, 2019

Talkin’ aboot wir language

by duncanr

when we buried my partner a few weeks ago, I addressed the mourners gathered at her graveside

at the pub afterwards, several folk commented on how scottish I had sounded

this didn’t surprise me – since I moved to England 35 years ago, I have dropped uniquely scottish words from my vocabulary and adopted english instead of scottish pronunciation of common words so folk can understand what I’m saying, but when I’m angry, stressed, or emotional I unconsciously slip back into using scottish words and pronunciation, so I found this ted talk on the scottish language interesting – his early school experience exactly mirrored my own
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May 17, 2018

How Squid Outwit Predators

by duncanr

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February 14, 2018

Love is ? Take your Pick . . .

by duncanr

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November 22, 2017

Pas De Deux with Robot

by duncanr

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January 26, 2017

Learn to Read Chinese – the Easy Way

by duncanr

in this TED talk, ShaoLan makes it look easy-peasy . . .

December 28, 2015

The Art of Drawing

by duncanr

this guy is a natural communicator and inspirational speaker !

October 22, 2015

Why Do Women have Periods ?

by duncanr

so now you know !