Other Island Voices

One part of the day job (POOLS 2) takes me to another island this week – Cyprus – also bilingual at least, though perhaps less comfortably so than home. So here’s a multilingual mixture, “hosted” first in the Language of Eden:

And here in the Other Tongue:

About Gordon Wells

Language learner and teacher (English, Gaelic, Hindi and Urdu). Interested in bilingualism and creativity. At home in the Hebrides.

Posted on 10/03/2010, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Maria Theodorou

    Ohhhhhh Gordon, I really miss that week! You haven’t put the CY team’s demo on Pools2 site yet, though:(
    My shootings?…done a few! (orthodox christening, easter games,food and beverage serving of culinary art students, facial cleaning by aesthetics, some dance lessons…but no editing yet! That scares me the most!It’ll be done soon. Do I have another option?!:)….hehehehe

    • gordonwellsuist

      It sounds like you’ve got some really interesting material there, Maria. Did you get some interviews as well? I would advise against delay in starting on editing. As you gather more and more material you may find it more and more difficult to make choices… Choose one topic, for example dance. Look at all the pictures you’ve got. What kind of story suggests itself? Can you put together a sequence of 3-5 minutes? Then, all that’s left is the voiceover – which you already know how to do.

      I find that putting the picture sequence together is the most time-consuming part of the process, so it would be best to make a start on that as soon as you can.

      I’ll remind Kent about putting your demo on the POOLS site. I hope he still has a copy. Otherwise you could try opening a YouTube account (free) and uploading it yourself. A good exercise in itself…

  2. gordonwellsuist

    Here’s the link to the video sequences the other participants put together:

    http://www.languages.dk/digital/Nicosia.html

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