Screencapturing/Screencasting Watching TV & Movies YouTube Tips
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- Ted Talks – Cutting edge presentations from the ‘TED Conferences’ around the world – sometimes with subtitles (recommended Ted Talks)
- EnglishCentral.com – Uses Youtube videos and voice recognition to practice and assess pronunciation
- RachelsEnglish.com – Extensive collection of homemade pronunciation explanations & activities
- CNN Student News
- Voice of America Video News
- Bigthink.com – videos about big ideas
- LessonStream.org – Jamie Keddie develops complete lesson plans based on YouTube videos
- Eslvideo.com – Online videos with transcripts & quizzes
- Englishlearnervideos.com – mostly movie trailers with transcripts
- Film-english.com – Lessons using video clips from films
- The English Learner MovieGuides
- Trailers with subtitles: Captionfish.com/trailers/archive Dotsub Trailers
- Storyline Online – Videos of Childrens books being read aloud
- BookBox – Read aloud books with subtitles
- Real-english.com – large collection of man on the street interviews with transcripts & activities
- Schools Kill Creativity
- Michelle Obama on Education
- Child driven education
- More Education related Ted Talks
Sites that can be used to download video from YouTube
- KeepVid.com – online download tool – paste in the video URL, choose your format, can convert
- Torch Browser – click the Media button in the top right
- Maxthon Browser (hover over the video and ‘save’)
- Tubget.com – similar to Keepvid
- Video2mp3.net – Convert Youtube videos to mp3 files
- Downloadhelper.net – Firefox extension allows downloading and converting
- Other Download Tools: Vixy.net, Videogetting.com, Zamzar.com, KeepTube.com
Screencapturing & Screensharing
- Screen Capture (image & video)
- Jing Project – easy screencast publishing
- Screenpresso download
- Camstudio – free screencast software
- Camtasia – Media Recording (commercial)
- Live Desktop Sharing
- Voxopop.com – Audio discussions
- VoiceThread.com – Slide based discussions (text, audio, and/or video)
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TV & Movie Viewing & Downloading
- Global News Channels
- Korean TV Shows & Movies
English Subtitles for Korean shows http://withs2.com/
- Movie Trailers with subtitles: Captionfish.com/trailers/archive Dotsub Trailers
Sites with TV & Movie Subtitles & Transcripts
- Tvsubtitles.net Allsubs.org OpenSubtitles.org (Korean Subtitles) SimplyScript SubTitleSeeker
To download video via p2p torrents
- Find a torrent via Torrenttree.com
Download the torrent, and then use a program like Tixati or UTorrent to open it and download the video file(s)
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DotSub lets you choose our subtitle language
Common WMM Functions
Click the Edit Tab, move the cursor, and click the ‘split’ icon to splice your video to insert a transition or remove a portion of the video.
‘Create custom setting’ will allow you to determine those settings.
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When you Right Click on a YouTube video you get a variety of useful options. Closed Captions You can also click ‘cc’ to get automatic (usually imperfect) subtitles.
Filter Search Results Use the filter function to find videos that copyright friendly, closed captioned, or created by certain authors
First, sign in at Youtube.com with you Gmail ID.
*** In some countries (like Korea) it will be necessary to go to the bottom of the YouTube page and select Location: Worldwide in order to upload videos.
Then Click ‘Upload’
There are two ways to publish videos on YouTube – upload a video file or record from your webcam.
If you choose ‘upload video’, you can upload any of these file types: .mpg, .mov, .wmv, .flv, .avi, mp4 Files can be up to 2GB in size, but must be less than 10 minutes. in length. After you chosen the file to upload, you’ll see a window like the one below. Enter information about Title, Description, tags, and category. You can also select your privacy settings. Then click ‘save changes’ and you’re done.
If you choose to record from a webcam, you’ll see a window like this. Click ‘allow’.
When you see this window choose your video device and audio device. You should see your video in the video window and audio volume meter movement on the side. When you’re ready, click ‘ready to record’.
When you’re done, click the red square at the bottom.
After that, you can preview (watch what you just recorded), re-record (if you’re not satisfied and you want to do it again), or publish.
Once you’ve published, you can click My Videos (upper right part of your screen) to see what you’ve published so far.
Then click edit to make any changes to the title and description of your videos. Congratulations ~ You are now a YouTube Star!