Kind of easy subtitles

Neato: this site allows you to write subtitles for any video from the You Tubes. I subtitled a scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail for use in a logic lesson (Law of Syllogism, anyone?).

The subtitled version: http://yt-subs.appspot.com/view?video=agd5dC1zdWJzcg0LEgVWaWRlbxjOxn4M

The original:

Unfortunately, I cannot embed the subtitled version on a WordPress.com blog.

I see several great uses for subtitles in the classroom and only one of them is for the hearing-impaired student. My classes also have a lot of English Learners (slam dunk), a not-so-great audio system (home run), and students who can’t decipher a British accent to save their lives (touchdown). It’s true, as well, that the five deaf & hard-of-hearing students appreciated being able to follow the clip.

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