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Simon Ager

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

    • 6 months ago
    • 247 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.

    • 10 months ago
    • 397 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.

    • 11 months ago
    • 860 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 432 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 293 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 297 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 854 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 126 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 279 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 132 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 92 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 142 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 211 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 144 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.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,997 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
    • 1,150 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
    • 1,012 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
    • 2,470 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
    • 1,645 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
    • 1,478 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.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,550 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
    • 17,486 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
    • 7,793 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
    • 8,773 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
    • 2,303 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
    • 1,670 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
    • 5,632 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
    • 1,633 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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