Summing up 4 years on YouTube

Original YT playout date: 23 March 2010
Duration: 25:26

This was my summary after 4 years. It is of course 11 and a half years since that time, that I am adding it to this blog, but the thing about the vlogging hobby is that it does keep former times fresh like nothing else really can.

I wrote:

“I’ve been here 4 years – and on this night drive I talk about that and my whole YouTube agenda, about huliganov.tv, about facebook, about LinkedIn and finish off with something about road safety. Even Salma Hayek gets a mention, so there’s something for everybody in this. Recorded in HD but rendered without HD as the video is simply a dark road with not much to be worth the extra bytes, this is more of an audiocentric piece. Some people said they missed the longer talkier ones after I got my new camera, so this one is more for you if you were one of those people who said that.

http://www.linkedin.com/profile?viewProfile=&key=1090210&locale=en_US&trk=tab_pro

I think this is the way to link to me on LinkedIn, as requested in the video. The group name on LinkedIn to join is “”Linguists and Polyglots””. TIA.”

This group is still active by the way and taking members. A decent level of community discussion has never been achieved in all that time. Maybe one day that will take off.

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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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RL102-21 Basic Russian Grammar – “with” for instrumentality and accompaniment

Original YT playout date: 10 January 2010
Duration: 24:15

“You waited a long time for this, longer than I promised. But this episode should show to you that the Huliganov Russian Course is not dead. The more people I get staying the course to this level, the more inclined I’ll be to do more. When 12 hours of solid work get me the same view count as something that basically needs an hour, you can see why I don’t do them that much, so it’s up to you. If you share the course, the course will grow. “”Simply as dat””, as the Professor might say…

Complete with a joke and a Russian song, hopefully you will say that the lesson is just as good as they used to be.

In answer to the requests for a translation:
1. Original, 2 literal, 3 free and rhyming (just).

В юности боль забывается скоро
In youth pain forgets itself soon
When you are young you get over things quickly

Слезы смахнув ты смеешься опять
Tears having-wiped-down you laugh again
Your eyes soon dry, you can smile once again

Время пройдет и всегда лишь такою
Time goes-by and always as such
As days go by I’ll recall how you look now

Буду тебя вспоминать
I-will you to-remember
That’s how for me you’ll remain

Счастье короткое бог нам отмерил
Happiness short God to-us measured-out
People are not put on earth to be happy

Непостоянна людская душа
Inconstant (is the) human soul
Or if they are not for long anyhow

Я ведь не зря в эту сказку не верил
I after-all not for-nothing in this fairy-tale not believed
You won’t fool me with “”happy ever after””

Слишком она хороша
Too good it is.
It’s just too good to be true

Как ты красива сегодня
How you beautiful today
My, you look lovely this evening

Нет в моем сердце ни боли, ни зла
There-is-not in my heart neither of pain, neither of bad
I don’t feel angry no more, all is fine

Как ты красива сегодня
How you beautiful today
My, you look lovely this evening

Как ты сегодня светла
How you today bright
I see your bright beauty shine

Может быть, время кого-то и лечит
May be, time somebody and heals
Maybe there are those who find time a healer

Только мне помощь его не нужна
Only to-me help of-it not needful
I don’t need healing, I’ll take any pain

Ты возвращайся, а я каждый вечер
You come back, and I each evening
You just come home to me, and like this evening

Буду тебя вспоминать
I-will you remember
For me you’ll always remain

One translation is if you want to understand how the Russian works, the other is to understand the sense of the song and sing it in English if you want to.

Hey Valeriy, sing my English words and have yourself a hit in the entire world. You deserve it.
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RL 102-20 Basic Russian Grammar lesson 20 – Prepositions governing the Dative

Original YT playout date: 10 August 2009
Duration: 27:29

The 20th lesson in this series, the 30th Huliganov lesson in the Russian course, and we’re not even half way to what I have in mind. Sorry that this one is a bit disjointed, but there were interruptions and I had very little preparation time. Just wanted to go a step forward as there has been nothing for 3 months. Thanks for your patience.
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Huliganov’s non-pretty, non-intense Japanese lesson

Original YT playout date: 5 July 2009
Duration: 6:13

Just because I don’t know anything about a subject doesn’t mean I can’t teach a lesson in it. After all, it never bothers quite a few people on YouTube!
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