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Virtually There
29:35

Virtually There: Germany

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  May 24, 2016
A three part series made for pupils learning foreign languages, including French, Spanish and German, for the first time. In episode three, a British boy in the UK links up ...

A three part series made for pupils learning foreign languages, including French, Spanish and German, for the first time. In episode three, a British boy in the UK links up with his German friends in Berlin via a laptop and tablet. Through the children's activities, including a visit to a war bunker and some catchy songs, KS2 pupils can improve their German and spot the similarities and differences between British and German life.

Shot entirely on location in Berlin, this programme explores the lives of children in the city. It includes sequences of a guided tour of the city; cycling; the school day; ...

Shot entirely on location in Berlin, this programme explores the lives of children in the city. It includes sequences of a guided tour of the city; cycling; the school day; cookery; a market stall and a junior football club.

The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) is an annual celebration and showcase the range of linguistic talents and cultural diversity from around the world. ...

The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) is an annual celebration and showcase the range of linguistic talents and cultural diversity from around the world. This program features the highlights from the festival at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, organised by Sirius College and supported by Australian Intercultural Society. (Australia)

Sally and Possum
15:58

Sally and Possum: The Surprise Party

ABC2 / KIDS  |  November 1, 2017
Classification: General Classification: General
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Friends are very important and a surprise party is a good way to thank them. But who is going to be surprised at this party?

Friends are very important and a surprise party is a good way to thank them. But who is going to be surprised at this party?

Where is Possum? That looks like the start of a book. Sally and Possum begin from there to put together a wonderful book. Let's get some friends in to celebrate the first reading!

Where is Possum? That looks like the start of a book. Sally and Possum begin from there to put together a wonderful book. Let's get some friends in to celebrate the first reading!

Being Spanish
33:17

Being Spanish

ABC ME  |  December 3, 2014
Classification: General Classification: General
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Shot entirely on location in Valencia, this lively programme follows a group of children involved in a range of activities. It includes sequences about fruit picking; karting; ...

Shot entirely on location in Valencia, this lively programme follows a group of children involved in a range of activities. It includes sequences about fruit picking; karting; the city of arts and sciences; a day at the beach and cultural traditions. It highlights key language points and has many touch points with other areas of the school curriculum.

Virtually There
29:05

Virtually There: France

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  May 17, 2016
A three part series made for pupils learning foreign languages, including French, Spanish and German, for the first time. In episode one, a boy in the UK talks to his French ...

A three part series made for pupils learning foreign languages, including French, Spanish and German, for the first time. In episode one, a boy in the UK talks to his French friends as they take part in various activities - taking him with them via their tablet devices. These adventures give Ben a great insight into the French language and culture, while enabling him to use his basic French vocabulary in a range of real-life situations.

Shot entirely on location in Beijing, this programme follows a group of Chinese children through their daily lives. It includes sequences about a trip to the Great Wall of ...

Shot entirely on location in Beijing, this programme follows a group of Chinese children through their daily lives. It includes sequences about a trip to the Great Wall of China; a day in the life of a Chinese school; life in a typical Chinese home; a family meal and a shopping trip. It highlights key language points and has many touch points with other areas of the school curriculum. (English/Mandarin)

Ernie travels to the Coorong in South Australia to meet Ngarrindjeri Elder, Tom Trevorrow. Ngarrindjeri is a revival language with more than 250 speakers. Tom traces the ...

Ernie travels to the Coorong in South Australia to meet Ngarrindjeri Elder, Tom Trevorrow. Ngarrindjeri is a revival language with more than 250 speakers. Tom traces the impact that missionary and colonial history, along with environmental changes in the Coorong's ecosystem, has had on the survival of the Ngarrindjeri language and culture.

European colonisation had a devastating impact on the numerous language groups in the State of Victoria. In this third episode, Ernie travels to Melbourne to meet Vicki ...

European colonisation had a devastating impact on the numerous language groups in the State of Victoria. In this third episode, Ernie travels to Melbourne to meet Vicki Couzens, a descendant of the Gunditjmara and Kirrae Whurrong clans, located in the western districts of Victoria. Vicki is dedicated to language revival and shows Ernie the importance that museums and archival material play in reinvigorating language, culture and the relationship to country for her community.

Ernie travels to the Coorong in South Australia to meet Ngarrindjeri Elder, Tom Trevorrow. Ngarrindjeri is a revival language with more than 250 speakers. Tom traces the ...

Ernie travels to the Coorong in South Australia to meet Ngarrindjeri Elder, Tom Trevorrow. Ngarrindjeri is a revival language with more than 250 speakers. Tom traces the impact that missionary and colonial history, along with environmental changes in the Coorong's ecosystem, has had on the survival of the Ngarrindjeri language and culture.

In this final episode, Ernie travels 200km west of Katherine in the Northern Territory to visit Wardaman Elder, Bill Harney. 80 to 100 people speak and understand the Wardaman ...

In this final episode, Ernie travels 200km west of Katherine in the Northern Territory to visit Wardaman Elder, Bill Harney. 80 to 100 people speak and understand the Wardaman language - Bill is the last fully initiated Lawman of his country and is one of only 8 speakers who know the old language.

Talking Language with Ernie Dingo is a personal journey providing a unique understanding of how knowledge of Aboriginal languages is shaped by ancestral connections to the ...

Talking Language with Ernie Dingo is a personal journey providing a unique understanding of how knowledge of Aboriginal languages is shaped by ancestral connections to the land, stars, water, sea and the air we breathe. Ernie visits six people from across Australia whose stories of a spiritual connection to country highlight some of the benefits and current challenges people face to maintain, revive and create languages within their communities.

In this fifth episode, Ernie travels to the Roebourne community to meet Pansey Cheedy, one of over 300 Yinjibarndi speakers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. ...

In this fifth episode, Ernie travels to the Roebourne community to meet Pansey Cheedy, one of over 300 Yinjibarndi speakers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Yinjibarndi is a living language and Pansey explains to Ernie the diversity of languages in her region and the strength and challenges that come from being the last generation of language speakers who know the depth of the old language and its tradition.

Set in a remote Chinese village during the 1990s, 13-year-old Wei is left in charge of her class when the teacher must leave for a month. Wei is told by the mayor not to lose ...

Set in a remote Chinese village during the 1990s, 13-year-old Wei is left in charge of her class when the teacher must leave for a month. Wei is told by the mayor not to lose any students. But within days, one of the boys takes off in search of work in the city, and Wei is forced to go looking for him.

In this fourth episode, Ernie travels north east of Alice Springs to the Harts Range in the Northern Territory to meet MK Turner. Aunty Margaret is one of over 500 speakers of ...

In this fourth episode, Ernie travels north east of Alice Springs to the Harts Range in the Northern Territory to meet MK Turner. Aunty Margaret is one of over 500 speakers of the Arrernte language, but is one of only a handful of people who speak what she calls 'the Eastern Arrernte old language.'

ABC News presenter Kumi Taguchi swaps the news desk for the Story Time couch to read Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley's beloved story about Pamela the cow in Too ...

ABC News presenter Kumi Taguchi swaps the news desk for the Story Time couch to read Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley's beloved story about Pamela the cow in Too Many Pears - in Japanese!

Karen Pang joins her friends on the couch to share a delightful and entertaining peek into the life of one very busy wombat. Don't miss Jackie French and illustrator Bruce ...

Karen Pang joins her friends on the couch to share a delightful and entertaining peek into the life of one very busy wombat. Don't miss Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley's Diary of a Wombat in Cantonese.

Tune in as Grant Denyer and his six-year-old daughter, Sailor, read the perfect bedtime story Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson.

Tune in as Grant Denyer and his six-year-old daughter, Sailor, read the perfect bedtime story Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson.

This is a story about fishing methods in Bardi Jawi country on the Dampier Peninsula in the West Kimberley. The Bardi Jawi Rangers share their local knowledge including Bardi ...

This is a story about fishing methods in Bardi Jawi country on the Dampier Peninsula in the West Kimberley. The Bardi Jawi Rangers share their local knowledge including Bardi words for local fish.

Don't miss Casey Donovan on Story Time as she reads The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course by Ella Mulvey, illustrated by Karen Briggs. A warm and funny story about a unique Australian ...

Don't miss Casey Donovan on Story Time as she reads The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course by Ella Mulvey, illustrated by Karen Briggs. A warm and funny story about a unique Australian experience.

Emma Alberici takes to the Story Time couch to read Sam McBratney's timeless story Guess How Much I Love You, beautifully illustrated by Anita Jeram. Don't miss the story that ...

Emma Alberici takes to the Story Time couch to read Sam McBratney's timeless story Guess How Much I Love You, beautifully illustrated by Anita Jeram. Don't miss the story that has captured the hearts of both kids and adults.

Follows the journey of four young Aboriginal volunteers -Trent, Michael, Kelli and Lorelle - as they take up the challenge of living in and working for a village community in ...

Follows the journey of four young Aboriginal volunteers -Trent, Michael, Kelli and Lorelle - as they take up the challenge of living in and working for a village community in Tamil Nadu, India.

This episode takes the viewer on an unforgettable journey across the globe, revisiting some of Julie's most weird and wonderful encounters, including a cheeky peek behind the ...

This episode takes the viewer on an unforgettable journey across the globe, revisiting some of Julie's most weird and wonderful encounters, including a cheeky peek behind the scenes of series 3.

How is China run and how do people have their say? A look at online media, literature and a booming film industry seeking to surpass Hollywood.

How is China run and how do people have their say? A look at online media, literature and a booming film industry seeking to surpass Hollywood.

French-Canadian theatre, film and multimedia actor and director Robert Lepage talks about his unorthodox approach to stage directing and the cross-fertilisation between ...

French-Canadian theatre, film and multimedia actor and director Robert Lepage talks about his unorthodox approach to stage directing and the cross-fertilisation between theatre, film, the internet and other alternatives.

In this episode, Julie travels to Northern Italy for a gourmet epic, full of spices and surprises. She explores the region of Emilia-Romagna, where the cuisine reflects the ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Northern Italy for a gourmet epic, full of spices and surprises. She explores the region of Emilia-Romagna, where the cuisine reflects the contrasts in landscape.

No country has risen so quickly from poverty to prosperity. But is there a price to this rapid economic growth?

No country has risen so quickly from poverty to prosperity. But is there a price to this rapid economic growth?

Looks at the act of reading and its impact on more than 5000 years of human history. This episode examines the future of reading and words.

Looks at the act of reading and its impact on more than 5000 years of human history. This episode examines the future of reading and words.

A restorer working on a Michelangelo sculpture uncovers evidence showing that the official artist of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, was, during the period of the ...

A restorer working on a Michelangelo sculpture uncovers evidence showing that the official artist of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, was, during the period of the Inquisition, flirting with Protestantism. Michelangelo belonged to a secret fraternity that was active in trying to avoid a schism in the Catholic and Protestant Churches. All of his friends who were pushing for reforms within the church were subsequently put to death by the Inquisition. Michelangelo however, being too important for the Catholic Church's own propaganda, was spared.

In this episode, Julie travels to India, where Indian food is much like India itself: a puzzle where each piece owes its identity to history, to cultural and religious ...

In this episode, Julie travels to India, where Indian food is much like India itself: a puzzle where each piece owes its identity to history, to cultural and religious influences, and to the quality of the earth and the conditions of the climate.

In this episode, Julie samples the multicoloured and multicultural cuisine of the so-called 'Rainbow Nation', including Dutch spicy sausages in Soweto, Indian fish curry on ...

In this episode, Julie samples the multicoloured and multicultural cuisine of the so-called 'Rainbow Nation', including Dutch spicy sausages in Soweto, Indian fish curry on the Mozambique border and a sheep's head sandwich in the shantytowns of the Cape, all topped off with the famous South African red tea 'rooibos'.

n this episode Julie visits Rome, a city that has developed its famously rich culinary culture from the simplest of ingredients: offal, olive oil, tomato and, of course, ...

n this episode Julie visits Rome, a city that has developed its famously rich culinary culture from the simplest of ingredients: offal, olive oil, tomato and, of course, pecorino romano! Julie takes a tour of the markets and learns how to make 'bucatinis alla matriciana' before she heads to a rural village for the Fettucine Festival, where she will help the locals make fresh pasta for over 400 guests.

In this episode, Julie travels to Japan to learn to appreciate Japanese cuisine. But first she must get to grips with Japanese etiquette, such as: do not step on the tatami, ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Japan to learn to appreciate Japanese cuisine. But first she must get to grips with Japanese etiquette, such as: do not step on the tatami, take off your shoes, and do not stick your chopsticks into your rice bowl.

In this episode, Julie travels to Sicily and the Aeolian Islands, where the cuisine centres on both fish and meat. From the city to the countryside, Sicilian cuisine is rich ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Sicily and the Aeolian Islands, where the cuisine centres on both fish and meat. From the city to the countryside, Sicilian cuisine is rich in cultural heritage and contrasts - and Julie's challenge is to cover as much of this diversity as she can.

In this episode, Julie travels to Scotland, home of whisky and haggis, the famous stuffed sheep-belly dish. But Scotland has so much more to offer, as Julie finds out on her ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Scotland, home of whisky and haggis, the famous stuffed sheep-belly dish. But Scotland has so much more to offer, as Julie finds out on her journey from Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. Luxuriant vegetation, tiered paddy fields, ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. Luxuriant vegetation, tiered paddy fields, heavenly beaches and a population known for their incredible kindness - that's Bali, the 'Island of the Gods'.

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. At the crossroads of two continents, Andalusian ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. At the crossroads of two continents, Andalusian cuisine is defined by a historic diversity of influences. Julie searches for the secret behind the famous Iberian ham 'bellota' and enjoys chocolate churros up in the mountains.

China's economic role in the world is growing at a record pace, and it is also now a key player in world politics, The country has no doubt become a global manufacturing ...

China's economic role in the world is growing at a record pace, and it is also now a key player in world politics, The country has no doubt become a global manufacturing giant, but how will it deal with issues on the home front such as increase in pollution and water shortages? Although it has been confronted with tough environmental problems, efforts are being made to solve these. In the final episode of this series, through a range of interviews from Africa, the EU, the US, and China, we find out how it is positioning itself as a major global player.

In this episode, Julie travels to Istanbul, a city steeped in history. It is also the kingdom of street vendors who walk around with silver trays of simit breads on their ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Istanbul, a city steeped in history. It is also the kingdom of street vendors who walk around with silver trays of simit breads on their heads, of little eateries specialising in midye dolmas (stuffed mussels) or kokorec (skewered meat).

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