Video Fix

Every Sunday, we publish an informative video related to language, terminology or current affairs.

Video-Fix Language Pet Peeves

Video-Fix: Language Pet Peeves

pet peeve (noun): a frequent subject of complaint1 If you’re a language enthusiast on the internet, you have probably heard about Erik Singer. Erik Singer...

Video-Fix: Storytelling and Points of View

When we share stories, we often improvise or embellish facts to make them more captivating. This becomes quite clear in cultures with their own...

Video-Fix: The Language of Chess

Played by millions of people around the world, a two-player strategy board game played on a checkered 64-square board goes by the very popular...
Video-fix asymmetric intelligibility

Video-Fix: Asymmetric Intelligibility

Or, why some speakers can't understand speakers who understand them Consider this: You meet a person who doesn’t speak your language and you don’t speak theirs....
Video-fix Italian hand gestures feature

Video Fix: the world of Italian hand gestures

Many people in the world are fascinated by the Italian peninsula: delicious food, nice weather, unique works of art and ancient architecture. Some brave...
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Video Fix: Pidgin and Creole: the Discovery and Language Contacts

The history of pidgins and creoles starts with the European age of exploration and expansion in the 15th century. During the 16th and early...

Video-Fix: How to Order Sushi in Japanese

On June 18th we celebrated the International Sushi Day. Or, Sushi Week this whole week as we decided to do it here at TermCoord. Sushi...

Video-Fix: Why do many adults find it difficult to learn new...

Studies have shown that people are less likely to attain native fluency in a language if they start learning that language after the age...
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Video-Fix: The Language of Lying

Everyday, we hear as many as 200 lies. They range from little, harmless lies to big, serious lies. Of course, most of the lies...

Video Fix: Language features: English vs other Languages

We might sometimes be tempted to think that the main differences between languages concern just their vocabulary, maybe some grammatical areas, and not much...
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