Amy Erin Borovoy, the amazing video blogger at Edutopia, shared this commercial on Twitter today.

It has a neat focus on literacy, and reminded me a bit of a clip from The Color Purple you’ll find on The Best Videos Illustrating Qualities Of A Successful Language Learner.

I’d add this video to that list (to help illustrate perseverance), if it wasn’t a commercial for a whiskey. So I won’t show it to students, but I thought readers of this blog might still want to watch it: