3.en.66 Renaissance Man: Learn while singing in English

With Vicent,  in your History Lessons, you are currently working on the Renaissance, so you are familiar with some of the most emblematic figures and artworks of this period. In English lessons we are used to sing along, aren’t we?

Historyteachers channel in You Tube aims at making learning history fun. Do you think they achieve it?

Try to identify the artworks, philosophers, writers and artists you had learnt about in your History lessons. The music is by a band called the violent femmes

Here you can see another video about Reanaissance painters with some comments written in English.

 

  • Which of the two videos did you like best?

Homework: You have a week to sort out the lyrics of the Violent femmes video. You know how we do it. Each person in the class must contribute. Write a sentence to the blog. Then,the next person must continue writing where the previous student left it. Hurry up! the sooner you do it, the easier.

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22 Respostes to “3.en.66 Renaissance Man: Learn while singing in English”

  1. xiskete Says:

    Letter:
    There was time, long time ago in cities of Italy rich middle class, patrons of arts…

  2. juditell Says:

    -The video that I like most is the first video.

    LETTER
    …Like the famed Medici
    The Renaissance
    Is a French word for “rebirth”
    The Renaissance
    He can do most everything…

  3. Love Says:

    I like the first video.
    They understood human worth!
    He was really the guy…
    The last Super…
    La Mona Lisa building wings to fly…

  4. Peptoni Font Says:

    I like the first video because is more joyful.
    The song of the second video is boring.
    Letter:
    Renaissance man
    He can do most everything
    Renaissance man
    Paint, sculpt, design, and sing!

  5. idaira Says:

    I like the both but I like more the second because the music is beauriful and relax me.

  6. Zandalie Says:

    I like more the first video, because the second was bored for me.

    Letter:
    Then there was Dante
    he wrote in Tuscan
    The Divine Comedy
    Talking of life in Heaven and Hell
    And dreaded Purgatory!

  7. tatidt Says:

    I prefer the first one! It rocks!

    Letter:
    Renaissance man
    He can do most everything.
    Renaissance man
    A truly great Florentine!
    Michelangelo was intense,
    liked to work with his hands.
    Making the marble come to life
    The pope was one of his fans!
    (I think I can stop now!)

  8. emil7234 Says:

    Do you think they achieve it?
    Yes, I think it.
    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    Of course, the first one.

    Letter
    Renaissance man
    Painting celling upside down
    Renaissance man
    David`s the pride of the town
    Sir Thomas More
    He was all for girls learning to read
    Dreamed for a perfect society
    …….

  9. sarah789 Says:

    I like more the first video.

  10. aina tous Says:

    I like the first video.
    LETTER:
    Full of equality
    Renaissance man
    Working for Henry VIII
    Writing Utopia
    A perfect, ideal place…

  11. pepe1997 Says:

    I like mare the first video.
    Letter:
    Full of equlity,
    Renaissance man,
    Working for Henry VIII,
    Writing Utopia,
    A perfect , ideal place,

  12. andrea199762 Says:

    I like more the first video.

    Letter:
    Renaissance man
    He can do most everything
    Renaissance man
    Paint, sculpt, design, and sing!

  13. guillemfurio Says:

    I like the first video.
    Letter:
    Shakespeare’s plays
    told of the days of roman and Danish kings
    Halmet and MacBeth
    Romeo and Juliet

  14. alemanymarta Says:

    I like the first video because is more joyful and is more funny than the second
    Letter:

    A MIdsummer Night’s Dream
    Renaissance man
    The Bard of the London scene
    Renaissance man A favourite of the Queen!

  15. jlny7288 Says:

    I prefer the first one because is very catchy and cheerful.
    Lyrics:
    Albrect Durer, Miguel Cervantes
    And Copernicus
    Castiglione, Brughel, Erasmus
    And Vesalius
    Renaissance man
    The great thinkers of their time!

  16. jlny7288 Says:

    Artworks: “The Birth of Venus” (Botticelli), “Lady with an Ermine” ( Leonardo da Vinci), “Mona Lisa” ( Leonardo da Vinci), “Vitruvian Man” ( Leonardo da Vinci), “The last Supper”( Leonardo da Vinci), “The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist” (Leonardo da Vinci), “Pietà” (Michelangelo),”David”(Michelangelo).
    Artists: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Albrecht Durer.
    Writers: Dante Alighieri, Shakespeare( “Romeo and Juliet”), Miguel de Cervantes,Vesalius.
    Philosophers: Thomas More, Erasmus.

  17. miguelinramonllull Says:

    I lkie more the 1st video.

    Letter:
    Renaissance men
    And that’s the end of this rhyme!

    (After these piece of letter there are sounds of guitar and then the song finish).

  18. neusr Says:

    I like the first video because is more funny and the music is more lively and fun.

  19. Pilar Says:

    I like more the 1st video. I think that is a funny method for the children study.

  20. sarabouza12 Says:

    I liked more the first video, I find that is more fun.

  21. Rodrigo Deus Says:

    I like more de first video, is most funny.


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