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02-Oct-2005, 03:14
Can you help?

I am teaching a new course at my university; it is an audio/visual English class. This has never been taught before and there are no video tapes to use so I must find some. It has been suggested that I show a 15 minute documentary and then have a class discussion.

I have personally never seen such a short documentary and have no idea where I might find them. I am in Dalian China. I have thought that I might use regular movie videos and stop after 15 minutes and have a discussion.

Any help with finding documentaries of this length or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Wayne B. Ewell (USA)
Teaching in Dalian China

02-Oct-2005, 08:33
Depending on availabilty, many news sights, like the BBC, carry such things. You could also try here: http://www.usingenglish.com/cgi-bin/links/jump.cgi?ID=1423

11-Oct-2005, 05:16
try this website: http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/