Hello everyone. In this video we will cover both print script and cursive of Serbian Cyrillic alphabet. You can pause at any time and examine correct stroke order in more details. I suggest that you take a pen and paper and practice writing these letters. This way, you will learn them much faster. Writing and…Continue reading Serbian Cyrillic Print Script and Cursive
So let’s talk about sharing. Sometimes, you want to share all the ideas in your head with other people, and unless they happen to be within shouting distance, you’ve got to find some way to get those ideas over to them. People have come up with lots of ways to write down our important thoughts,…Continue reading Writing Systems
Chances are if you’re watching this video, you speak English as your native tongue. It’s also likely accurate to state that English is the only language that you know with reasonable command. Literacy rates in English speaking sovereign states today are remarkable and exceedingly high. It is estimated that nearly 98% of the United States…Continue reading Cherokee: A Tongue of Constructed Writing
SRIKANTH REDDY: So I’m very happy to be in conversation today with John Wilkinson, who is the chair of Creative Writing at the university where I teach, who is a poet from the United Kingdom, who now finds himself running a creative writing program in the United States. And I’m sure John will say a…Continue reading Writing across borders: Globalizing the Creative Writing Program Part 1
One of the peculiarities of communicating on social media is that you’re often addressing an invisible audience – you don’t know exactly who’se reading your posts, or how they’ll react. Take Frank, for example. Here he is just back from a party and wanting to tell people what his friend Pierre got up to. He’ll…Continue reading Who Reads What You Write Online? (2/3)
We’ve been digging into the decipherment of ancient scripts, but what is a script? I’m convinced we’ll miss a lot along our journey into decipherment if we don’t pack an understanding of writing systems to take along with us. So, at this point, I planned to spend a few minutes racing over the basics of…Continue reading Writing Systems, Graphemes and Scripts – Decipherment Club #3
This ancient message took centuries to crack. We could always read this message. We still have no clue how to read this message. Why? What if history were hiding something from you? Would you want to know about it? Well, if you stick with me a few minutes, we’ll start getting you to think like…Continue reading How to Decipher an Ancient Script – Decipherment Club #1
We don’t speak to everyone in our lives in the exact same way. We speak to our bosses, to customers, and to strangers quite formally, and we speak to our friends and family more casually. We convey different aspects of ourselves through our speech, and so we change our way of speaking depending on the…Continue reading why typing like this is sometimes okay.