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Simon Ager

  • Pelec'h emañ Erwan? - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 189 views
    A short conversation in Breton about the mysterious Erwan. Where is he? What's he doing? Have you seen him?

    I wrote the script back in 2013 when I was learning Breton in order to practise using my...
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  • Here's my latest video - a silly little conversation in Irish using lyrics from songs.

    Cómhra na nAmhrán - Duration: 2 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 358 views
    A video featuring a silly conversation between a hedgehog and a badger based on Irish song lyrics.

    The songs included are:

    - Siún Ní Dhuibhir
    - Beidh aonach amárach
    - Cad é sin do'n té sin
    - Bái...
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  • I started learning Serbian this week and this is my visit video. I plan to make one like these every week until I go to Serbia in October.

    Serbian conversation - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 723 views
    Two short conversations in Serbian - I started learning Serbian this week in preparation for the Polyglot Conference in Novi Sad in Serbia in October. I plan to make a similar video each week using...
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  • River River / Afon Afon - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 375 views
    Bangor Community Choir singing 'River River' in the music room in Penrhyn Castle.

    Côr Cymunedol Bangor yn canu 'Afon Afon' yn yr ystafell gerdd yng Nghastell Penrhyn.

    Song by Kavisha Mazzella and...
  • Myfanwy - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 263 views
    David J. James sings the first and last verses of the Welsh folk song, Myfanwy, at the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin in June 2014.

    Here are the words:

    Paham mae dicter, O Myfanwy,
    Yn llenwi'th lyg...
  • Berlin Wir Sind Hier - Duration: 2 minutes, 38 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 227 views
    A song by Tore Haglund written about the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin in June 2014 with verses in English and the chorus in German.

    Here are the lyrics:

    A polyglot convention
    What a marvellous in...
  • Let it Go (multilingual) - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 791 views
    A multilingual version of Let it Go from Frozen sung by Richard Simcott at the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin in June 2014
  • O Caderno by Toquinho - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 113 views
    Sérgio Rodrigues sings O Caderno by Toquinho at the International Culture Evening on the final day of the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin in June 2014.
  • I'm Yours - Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    • 245 views
    Sarah & Matt singing the Jason Mraz song 'I'm Yours' at the Belle Vue open mic night in Bangor
  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    • 115 views
    Bangor Ukulele Society sings The Lion Sleeps Tonight at the open mic night in the Belle Vue in Bangor
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    • 90 views
    Bangor Ukulele Society singing I'm Gonna Be at the Belle Vue open mic night in Bangor
  • I'm a Believer - Duration: 3 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    • 131 views
    Bangor Ukulele Society sing I'm a Believer at the Belle Vue Open Mic in Bangor
  • The Uke of the Tiger - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 193 views
    Bangor Ukulele Society playing The Eye of the Tiger at our May the 4th Be With You barbeque
  • Someone Like Uke - Duration: 4 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 115 views
    Bangor Ukulele Society playing Adele's song Someone Like You at our May the 4th Be With You barbeque in Ashley Jones Field, Bangor
  • The Interview - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,974 views
    A job interview in which one or both or the participants is having a laugh. Or maybe they're both serious.
  • The Second Wish (short story) - Duration: 7 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,141 views
    A short story in the form of a dialogue which features adventures on the high seas, a wish-granting frog and a dragon.
  • The Cosmonaut and the Zoo Keeper (conversation in Russian) - Duration: 93 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 977 views
    A short conversation in Russian between a cosmonaut and a zoo keeper
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  • Trollagyn (conversation in Manx Gaelic) - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,388 views
    A silly little conversation in Manx Gaelic featuring mention of strange, possibly alien, beings and languages, with subtitles in Manx, English, Irish and Welsh.

    Manx words and recordings, and sub...
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  • Have you heard? - Duration: 2 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,611 views
    Sometimes when you think you have amazing news you find it doesn't impress people as much as you expect, as one of the characters in the video discovers. This silly little conversation touches on s...
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  • Llongau gofod a selsig (Spaceships and sausages) - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,448 views
    A silly conversation in Welsh featuring a space elevator, a moon base, a secret Welsh spaceship and ostrich sausages. The Welsh place names featured are all made up by me and are mostly based on so...
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  • Hamish the haggis hunter - Duration: 82 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,532 views
    A short animation in Scottish Gaelic featuring Hamish and Helen (Seumas & Eilidh). Hamish is from Harris in the Hebrides and hunts haggis as a hobby with his haggis hound Hector (who doesn't appear...
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  • La bufonería - Duration: 80 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 17,435 views
    A bit of buffonery in Spanish. This video uses fairly straightforward phrases in Spanish put in the context of a kind of job interview / careers talk. I find writing things in languages you're lear...
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  • The elephant in the room - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 7,762 views
    What happens when you take metaphors too literally.

    I've also written a song about elephants in rooms at: http://www.omniglot.com/rywsut/?p=1025
  • Luftkissenfahrzeuge - Duration: 89 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 8,714 views
    A bit of nonsense in German and English which uses some very long German words, like Donauluftkissenfahrzeuggesellschaftskapitän, and which touches on the perennial problem of eel-infestation in ho...
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  • Babelized - Duration: 69 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 2,292 views
    A short film in which one of the characters speaks words that have been 'babelized' - translated between English and Japanese, Chinese, French, German, Italian Portuguese and Spanish and back again...
  • Where's my dragon? - Duration: 80 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,661 views
    A short animation in Mandarin Chinese and English using some Mandarin phrases from http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/mandarin.php as well as some I made up myself.

    Here's a transcription ...
  • Double Dutch - Duration: 75 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 5,554 views
    A silly conversation in Dutch and English between two robots.

    Here's a transcription of the dialogue:

    Goeiedag, hoe gaat het?
    (Good day / hello, how are you?)

    Hello, I'm fine and you?
    ...
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  • Flying monkeys - Duration: 65 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,612 views
    A bit of nonsense in French and English.

    Here's a transcription of the dialogue:

    Salut, ça va?
    (Hello, how are you?)

    Hello, I'm fine thanks, and you?

    Ça va bien, merci. Qu'est ce qu'o...
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