He who does not know foreign languages does not know anything about his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Kunst and Alterthum
Learning a language using Lingual Media Player - questions and answers
Where to find YouTube videos with subtitles and how to add them to Lingual Media Player
This website has a collection of links to YouTube videos. After installing Lingual Media Player on your computer, LaMP will automatically check if there are new links available on the website and will ask you if you would like to add these links to your local playlist.
In addition, there are two ways to manually add link to Lingual Media Player:
- Enter the collection of links on this website, select a suitable video and play it. Then copy the URL from the video description and paste it into the field ‘URL or YouTube ID'). To access this field, you need to do the following: run Lingual Media Player, select ‘YouTube’ in the menu, and then 'Clips list' , and then 'Add clip to the list'.
- Open YouTube. in your browser and look for videos with closed captions. In the search bar, type a possible name or topic of the video, for example, 'Städte in Deutschland' or 'History of English'.
Attention: On YouTube there is a button called 'Filters' right under the search bar.
Click on it, then select 'closed captions' in the right-hand column called 'Features'. Now you should see only videos that have closed captions.
Start he video and click on 'CC' in the control bar at the bottom of the video screen to know what languages are supported. Please make sure that the subtitles are of acceptable quality. Then, copy the URL from your browser and paste it into the field ‘URL or YouTube ID' in Lingual Media Player(please consult Step 1 above about how to access this field).