Al Gore's film about global warming is an excellent teaching resource. There is plenty of additional material relating to the film on the web but two of the most useful resources are a transcript of the whole film and a 26-page PDF study guide.
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For a limited period the BBC News website is experimenting with using Flash video embedded like this into story pages. The audio and video quality is far superior to the usual video clips available via the BBC News Player which are frankly unwatchable (for decent quality clips visit CNN). You can see the story which goes with this video on the BBC site and I've done a transcript which you can download by clicking on the following link: Download cube_house.doc If I come across any more interesting Flash video clips from the BBC, I'll add them to The English Blog