The Resource Many Tongues called english, one world language, ITV Productions, (electronic resource video)

Many Tongues called english, one world language, ITV Productions, (electronic resource video)

Label
Many Tongues called english, one world language
Title
Many Tongues called english, one world language
Statement of responsibility
ITV Productions
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This program explores how America's rise as an economic power made it the driving force behind the spread of English in the 20th century. A world tour illustrates how English has mixed with other languages-from "Franglais" in France to "Singlish" in Singapore-and how the dollar's power, coupled with the lure of consumerism, has made English the international trade language. Bringing it full circle, host Melvyn Bragg returns to the British Isles to survey English as it is spoken there now, measuring the influence of American slang and vocabulary from other languages
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • ITV Productions
Runtime
52
Series statement
The Adventure of English: 500 A.D. to 2000 A.D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communication
  • English language
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistics
Technique
live action
Label
Many Tongues called english, one world language, ITV Productions, (electronic resource video)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://avod.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=20017&xtid=33216
Instantiates
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 11, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
English: A Global Language (4:08) -- World War I Shifts Power to American English (3:18) -- Music Brings Black English into Mainstream English (2:47) -- European Immigrants Influence American English (2:28) -- Movies Spread American English (2:15) -- Language Enriched by American Soldiers in WWII (4:12) -- English Becomes a Global Language (1:48) -- Economics Helps English Spread Globally (2:35) -- Statistics for the Spread of English Today (1:54) -- English Used for International Documents (4:40) -- Singlish in Singapore (2:12) -- English in the British Isles Today (4:37) -- English in Glasgow (4:19) -- South Asian Population in Bradford (2:36) -- Oxford English Dictionary (3:40) -- English Language Continues to Evolve (2:22)
Control code
100033216
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color, digital.
Publisher number
  • 33208s
  • 33216
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100033216
  • (Sirsi) 100033216
  • 100033216
  • (OCoLC)709669199
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Many Tongues called english, one world language, ITV Productions, (electronic resource video)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://avod.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=20017&xtid=33216
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 11, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
English: A Global Language (4:08) -- World War I Shifts Power to American English (3:18) -- Music Brings Black English into Mainstream English (2:47) -- European Immigrants Influence American English (2:28) -- Movies Spread American English (2:15) -- Language Enriched by American Soldiers in WWII (4:12) -- English Becomes a Global Language (1:48) -- Economics Helps English Spread Globally (2:35) -- Statistics for the Spread of English Today (1:54) -- English Used for International Documents (4:40) -- Singlish in Singapore (2:12) -- English in the British Isles Today (4:37) -- English in Glasgow (4:19) -- South Asian Population in Bradford (2:36) -- Oxford English Dictionary (3:40) -- English Language Continues to Evolve (2:22)
Control code
100033216
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color, digital.
Publisher number
  • 33208s
  • 33216
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100033216
  • (Sirsi) 100033216
  • 100033216
  • (OCoLC)709669199
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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