Slang around the world

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Date
1957
Main contributor
National Educational Television
Summary
Presents members of the New York Herald Tribune World Forum and forum director Helen Hiett Waller. Teenagers from the Sudan, Israel, Ceylon, and Yugoslavia discuss American slang as an obstacle to the understanding of English and as a puzzlement and source of amusement to foreign visitors. The young people examine slang words and phrases in their own language.
Contributors
New York Herald Tribune; WOR-TV; Helen Hiett Waller; Mahgoue Obeid Taha, Sudan; Daphne Rabinowitz, Israel; Jayantha Dhanapala, Ceylon; Mirka Misic, Yugoslavia
Publisher
National Educational Television
Genres
Educational; Talk; Youth
Subjects
Cross-cultural studies; Language and languages; Slang
Location
New York, NY
Collection
Clio Awards
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
10/15/2020 M. Mitchell: This episode is the 4th episode of Series IV of The World We Want and the 42nd overall.
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003090679; Other: GR00461774; MDPI Barcode: 40000003090679

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