Life sentence (TEFC)

United Kingdom, 1980

Film
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Episode number 6 of Series “The Real thing”.
Part 6 of a series examining the latest research into the workings of the human brain. This film considers language and human use of it, noting how the meaning of a word can be changed by altering the pitch of the spoken word; how incorrect sentences can be corrected by the listener or the receiver of the information; how the use of grammar can change the information; how the use of grammar can change the meaning of words; and how many different concepts and associations can surround the use of one word, eg cat or girl. Suitable for upper secondary and tertiary levels.

Credits

producer

Mick Jackson

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:27:58:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33444

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Grammar

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and languages

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Speech

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Brain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Speech

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human information processing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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