Category Archives: In Other Languages

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The Unexpected Marathon (PV#31)

Original YT playout date: 6 June 2010
Duration: 37:15

There’s me going to the zoo forgetting entirely the fact that it’s marathon time, as it was never my original intent to be in Prague at a weekend.
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Sophie’s Class visit the European Bison

20 December 2021

Original YT playout date: 29 May 2010
Duration: 49:29

This is a first ever on my channel – Sophie had a school trip to see European bison, deer, wolves, lynxes, wild boar and wild horses that there are in the Bialowiezska forest, which is the border between Poland and Belarus. It is the only place that the wisent, or European bison survives in its wild state, although some of them are in enclosures so that the public can look at them.

Sophie asked to take my old video camera with her and this is what she did, with no help from anybody. Even the postproduction I simply sat and took her instructions on the font for the titles, the colours, the choice of background music. could we have a film-maker in the making?
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Train out to Děčin (PV 25)

Original YT playout date: 3 May 2010
Duration: 22:41

Taking the train out to Děčin. Featuring “Ailelu” by Aoife.
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Prague Vlog #22 – Walking Bat’a Happiness!

Original YT playout date: 23 April 2010
Duration: 34:52

This is my 22nd Prague film in the Prague Vlog series. This time I take an evening walk and buy a new pair of shoes from the famous Czech shoemaker Bat’a. The usual pedestrian drivel you’ve come to know and love.
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Metodologia Gold List #2 – Jak To Dziala w Praktyce

Original YT playout date: 18 April 2010
Duration: 1:35:00

Second part of Gold list method in Polish. The first part has been up for sometime, when Kuba came for a lesson, but it cut off before I got on to the practical part, of how to actually maintain a gold list book, or set of books. Dziękuję pani Krystynie za możliwość uzupełnienia wyjaśnienia metodologii po polsku. Jeżeli ktoś nie widział pierwszej części – teoretycznej części wyjaśnienia, to radze najpierw patrzeć na to. Widać łącze do niego i po prawej stronie, i tez zrobiłem to wideo jako “odpowiedź” tamtemu.
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Huliganov’s “Dyma Cariad Fel y Moroedd”

Original YT playout date: 1 March 2010
Duration: 5:57

It’s St David’s Day, March 1, again, and as every year Viktor Huliganov reaches out to the Welsh linguation with an acapulco song in Welsh, this time the famous Welsh hymn “Dyma Gariad Fel Y Moroedd” – Here is love, vast as the ocean. Bendygedig!
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Prague Vlog #18 – Diplomatic Quarter

Original YT playout date: 19 February 2010
Duration: 18:46

The areas around parliament is what we look at here, on another walk in Prague. I did plenty while there but I miss that city now.
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Metodologia Gold List – Pochodzenie i Dlaczego To Dziala

Original YT playout date: 5 February 2010
Duration: 39:06

Tu po raz pierwszy mamy cos w języku polskim o Goldliscie. Kuba przyszedł z swoja babcia i wyjaśniałem mu w jaki sposób może używać Goldlisting, aby nadrabiać swój angielski. Niedawno jego poprzednia szkolą uległa zamknięciu przez miasto, wiec musiał zmienić szkole. Tam studiowal niemiecki, a tu maja tylko angielski, wiec musi szybko nadrobić. Czy metoda ta jest w stanie pomoc w tej sytuacji? Powinna być idealna.

Niestety mamy tu tylko pierwsze 40 minut lekcji która trwała 2 godziny, bo odcięło się po tym czasie (mój syn ciągłe tam majstrował podczas filmowania) ale dla moich widzów polskojęzycznych, którzy licznie prosili cos o metodologii po polsku po moim występie w TVNie, to już jest cos, wiec dziękujemy mocnie Kubie i jego babci za zgodę filmowania lekcji. Przy kolejnej okazji będę filmował dalszy ciąg wyjaśnienia.
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上を向いて歩こう

 

Original YT playout date: 3 February 2010
Duration: 2:23

上を向いて歩こう has never been so extraordinarily renditionated. Kyu Sakamoto was a brilliant and soulful performer of this piece, but that won’t stop anyone else getting their hands on it and making vastly inferior versions, like this one here by Lucjan O’ Poworocki. If you think this is sacriledge, you should just look at what Taste of Honey did to it!
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Assistance requested by Huliganov to help to spy out the Russian…

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Original YT playout date: 1 February 2010
Duration: 9:57

…text to the much-quoted (but only ever in English) poem “Lying To The Young Is Wrong” which *purports* to be translation of a poem by atheist partyline-hugger survive-all-political-weathers veteran bard Yevgeniy Yevtushenko, the man of whom it was said that his ego could shatter glass at twenty paces. But even this doyen of self-promotion does not display the Russian version of this famous verse on his website, nor anywhere for that matter. Was it just my overlooking the obvious, or has he censored it out? Or has he simply lost it? Help Huliganov find the putative original of this highly dubious piece of poetry, and maybe if you like do a video response reading it, and Huli will be most grateful, and will give you a mention on the next big Russian lesson video. Update: Thanks to Gunsandbullhorns and also Chesneywormbot, I managed to get this far:

Не надо говорить неправду детям,

Не надо их в неправде убеждать,

Не надо уверять их, что на свете

Лишь тишь да гладь да божья благодать.

Не надо по желанью своему

Морочить их несбыточными снами.

Учить не надо верить их тому,

Чему уже давно не верим сами.

Солгавший детям детство обезлюдит,

Подсунет им бесчестье, словно честь.

Пусть видят же не только то, что будет,

Пусть видят, ясно видят то, что есть.

Сладинка лжи – отрава в манной каше.

Писк лживый не прощайте у кутят.

И нас потом воспитанники наши

За то, что мы прощали, – не простят.

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My Prague Vlog #17 – Brno, Bratislava and more…

Original YT playout date: 23 January 2010
Duration: 50:48

We experience the opulence of Grand Hotel Brno, see Brno station, visit Bratislava again, and also see me greet the guests to our Christmas party in Czech and see the live musicians we had.
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The Star Child – Сказка о Звездном Мальчике

Original YT playout date: 3 January 2010
Duration: 2:361

From the old soviet children’s film archives comes (thanks to my wife’s Belarus connexions) this well-known film based on a story by Oscar Wilde – the Star Child who drove away his mother, and then came to realise the enormity of what he had done. This is the whole film, in two parts of roughly equal length. Happy Russian Christmas! С Рождеством! (I put it up for Russian Christmas in January, a tradition time of year when this used to be televised).
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