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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 3, Lower the Boom
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directed by Douglas J. Cohen, fl. 1998-2017 and James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at the ways that American English was transformed by the high seas, the ancient worl...

directed by Douglas J. Cohen, fl. 1998-2017 and James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 4, Off the Cuff
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directed by Louis C. Tarantino, fl. 1997-2016 and James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar." In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by the clothes we wear, the c...
directed by Louis C. Tarantino, fl. 1997-2016 and James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 6, Bite the Bullet
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directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017 and Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at words from the worlds of the military, police, aviation, and baseball. Ever wonde...

directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017 and Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 7, Go for Broke
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directed by James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by the Vikings, the Cold Wa...

directed by James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 8, Hail to the Chief
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 8 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by American presidents, by th...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 8 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 1, Overcome Obstacles: Demosthenes of Athens
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produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 1 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 33 mins
Here, Professor Hale outlines the goals of the course. Then, he introduces you to Demosthenes -- the ancient Greek orator whose life and career illustrates how practice, hard work, memorization, the acceptance of early failures, and other skills are essential to overcoming obstacles from stage fright to speech imp...
produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 1 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 33 mins
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Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 2, Practice Your Delivery: Patrick Henry
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produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 2 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 30 mins
Key to effective speaking is using your voice and body to reinforce your meaning. Using examples from Patrick Henry, Oliver Cromwell, Winston Churchill, and others, learn how the power of speech lies not so much in words as in vocal and physical elements like tone, pitch, facial expression, and posture.
produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 2 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 30 mins
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Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 3, Be Yourself: Elizabeth I to Her Army
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produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 3 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 30 mins
In order to make the deepest possible connection with your audience, it's essential to talk about yourself. This lecture provides you with advice on opening up to people about yourself -- your experiences, your emotions, even your weaknesses -- with some lessons taken from speeches by Elizabeth I and Sojourner Tru...
produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 3 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 30 mins
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Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 4, Find Your Humorous Voice: Will Rogers
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produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 4 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 31 mins
Learn how to use humorous techniques such as hyberbole, incongruity, and surprise -- even when your speech is of utmost seriousness. The secret of effective humor, as speeches by Will Rogers and others show, is to ensure that each laugh makes a point and focuses your audience's attention on the topic.
produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 4 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 31 mins
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Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 5, Make It a Story: Marie Curie on Discovery
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produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 5 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 31 mins
Turn now to a series of lectures on composing effective speeches. Here, investigate the benefits of organizing information into a story to give your details weight and vividness. One powerful example of this concept at work: Marie Curie using storytelling to explain the complexities of radium -- and to make them m...
produced by Teaching Company, in Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Lecture 5 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2010), 31 mins
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