2.en.41 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 can learn about this epoch while  singing along.

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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33 Respostes to “2.en.41 Renaissance Man: Learn while singing in English”

  1. margaabauza Says:

    -There was time lot time ago in the cities of Italy, rich middle class, patrons of arts liked the famed Medici.
    Hace mucho tiempo en las ciudades de Italia, la clase media rica, mercenas de las artes les gustaba la famosa ”Medici”.

  2. marinaescarpa11 Says:

    Then there was Dante, he wrote in Tuscan the Divine Comedy.Talking of life in heaven and hell and dreaded purgatory.

    • noesanzu Says:

      Renaissance man. A truly great Florentine!

      *Which of the two videos did you like best?
      – I liked more the first video because I found it more interesting, summerized and better than the second one.

  3. martitaserra28 Says:

    Leonardo – last name Da vinci he was really the guy. The Last Supper, the Mona Lisa, building wings to fly.

    1-Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like more the first video because it is more fun with the music than the second.

  4. ariadnabalufo Says:

    Micheangelo was intense. Liked to work with his hands. Making the marbie come to life. The Pope was one of his fans.

  5. ariadnabalufo Says:

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like the first video because is more entertainig.

  6. paulinguigs Says:

    Sir Thomas More. He was all for girls learning to read. Dreamed of a perfect society. Full of equality.

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    The video I liked most is the first one because its’s more interesting.

  7. silviamartinm Says:

    Shakespeare’s plays. Told of the days of Romans and Danish kings. Hamlet and McBeth, Romeo and Juliet. A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

    – Which of the two videos did you like best?
    The video I did like best is the first, because the music is better and the video is shorter.

  8. vladis890 Says:

    Albrect Durer, Miguel Cervantes and Copernicus. Castiglione, Brughel, Erasmus and Vesalius.
    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like both of them.

  9. elenaa98 Says:

    Renaissance man. The bard of the London scene. Renaissance man. A favourite of the queen!
    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like both of them.

  10. vidalsiquierj Says:

    Alberct Durer, Migel Cervantes and Copernicus. Castiglione, Brughel, Erasmus and Vesalius.

  11. tomasGD Says:

    Renaissance men. The great thinkers of their time!
    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    The first video, because is very funny!

  12. vidalandreu98 Says:

    Renaissance man, the great thinkers of their time.
    Renaissance man, and that’s the end of this rhyme.

  13. miquelbv9 Says:

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like more the first video becouse it is funniest.

  14. jhazminmarmol Says:

    Renaissance man, working for Henry VIII, writing Utopia, a perfect, ideal place.

    *Which of the two videos did you like best?
    -I like best the first video because is more funnier than the second.

  15. merysantos1998 Says:

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I preffer the first, because it’s really hilarious.

  16. tonitorner Says:

    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like best the first video, because it’s more summarized and fiunny than the second.

  17. izabelaigorova02 Says:

    *Shakespeare’s plays told of the days of Romans and Danish kings.*

    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    *I like best the first video, because is more interesting and is a funny way to learn about Renaisance.

  18. janpacha100 Says:

    Renaissanse man, the bard of the london scene

    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I prefer the first, because i’ts more funny and interesant to learn renaisance

  19. claramulet Says:

    Renaissanse man
    A favorite of the Queen!
    * Which of the two videos did you like best? I liked best the first video because it’s funnier and we can learn some things about the Renaissanse. Also because it is shorter than the other.

  20. juliamulet Says:

    Albrecht Durer, Miguel Cervantes and Copernicus, Castiglione, Brughel, Erasmus and Vesalius.

    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like more the first video because is more entertaining also is graceful.

  21. ariadnaoliver Says:

    Renaissance man
    He can do most everything
    Renaissnce man
    Paint, sculp, desing and sing.
    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I preffer the first video.

  22. sergiomr226 Says:

    Then there was Dante
    The Divine Comedy
    Talking of life in heaven and hell
    And dreaded purgatorey!

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    – I liked best the first video.

  23. jospomar Says:

    Michelangelo was intense.
    Liked to work with his hands.
    Making the marble come to life.
    The pope was one of his fans.
    Renassaince man.
    Painting ceilings upside down.
    Renassaince man.
    Davids the pride of the town.
    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I liked more the first video.

  24. andreafr98 Says:

    Sir Thomas More
    he was all for girls learning to read
    dreamed of a perfect society
    full of equality
    renaissance man
    working for Henry VIII
    writing Utopia
    a perfect, ideal place.
    *Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I liked the frist video more than the second.

  25. eleojitos Says:

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    -I liked more the first video, because the music is better.

  26. psocies Says:

    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like more the first because is more fun and more interesting

  27. Goran Dmitrov Avramov Says:

    Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I like more the first video, because there you can see a lot of paintings and autors.

  28. isidelatorre Says:

    Renaissance man. The bard of the London scene. Renaissance man. A favourite of the queen!
    -Which of the two videos did you like best?
    I have liked more the first one.


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