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American Sign Language: Greetings, the Alphabet, and More
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 54 mins, 54 page(s)
This program teaches how to sign the alphabet using American Sign Language. It also demonstrates the signs for introductions and greetings, family members, rooms in the house, animals, and forms of questions. The DVD offers segments with and without text to enable students to test their understanding and includes...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 54 mins, 54 page(s)
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American Sign Language: Numbers, Money, and More
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins, 61 page(s)
Featuring demonstrations, this program teaches how to formulate signs for numbers, money, time, months, weather, transportation, directions, hobbies, and food using American Sign Language. It offers vocabulary sections, enables student’s receptive skills practice, and includes question-and-answer sections.
(Films Media Group, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins, 61 page(s)
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American Tongues
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directed by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985; produced by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985, Center for New American Media (New York, NY: Center for New American Media, 1987), 56 mins
This Peabody Award-winning look at American accents and their social implications is both a proven crowd-pleaser and a unique window on the way we judge people by the way they talk. American Tongues goes to the streets and the countryside to listen to American English in all its diversity and color.
directed by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985; produced by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985, Center for New American Media (New York, NY: Center for New American Media, 1987), 56 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Cut to the Chase
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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 (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 how entertainment from circuses and vaudeville to plays and movies, influenced the...

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 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 1, Guns, Booze, and Politics
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953- and Douglas J. Cohen, fl. 1998-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 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".

Politics is full of odd phrases like "pork barrel projects", "slush funds", and "lame ducks" -- all of which...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953- and Douglas J. Cohen, fl. 1998-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 2, Them's Fighting Words
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 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".

Have you ever wondered why someone who can't get it together is called a "basket case"? Or where the term "Ya...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 3, Y'all Speak Country
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 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".

The American South has given us words like "y'all" and "rednecks" as well as dozens of colorful phrases like...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 4, West Word, Ho!
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 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".

Expressions from "riffraff" to "betting your bottom dollar", "passing the buck", "acid test" and even "heard...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 5, Coming to America
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directed by Douglas J. Cohen, fl. 1998-2017 and Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 5 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 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".

Ever wonder why American cowboys say "'git along little doggies" when they're talking about herding cattle?

directed by Douglas J. Cohen, fl. 1998-2017 and Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 5 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 6, Talking Turkey
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 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".

Americans have always loved to eat and expressions relating to food--from New York's "big apple" to "wake up...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 1, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 22 mins
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