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Sigrid, an American living in Italy, shares a bit of her story and gives us a glimpse into her daily life.

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Sigrid - An American in Italy - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Sigrid begins her tale of how she ended up in Italy, where she's now living. She was born in Minneapolis and raised in New York. As a young adult, she relocated to Switzerland in order to study early music. In this video, she talks about traveling to Europe for the first time and learning about the different genres of music prior to the classical era.

Sigrid - An American in Italy - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Sigrid describes her time in Basel, and how she ended up visiting France and Italy as well.

Sigrid - An American in Italy - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Sigrid talks about some of the ways she learned how to speak Italian and French.

Sigrid - Spring Musings

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA Northeast

Sigrid talks about early spring weather, the importance of dressing in layers, and keeping the grass and weeds in check.

Sigrid - Pumpkin Season - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

One way to prepare for Halloween is to make a jack o' lantern. In this segment, Sigrid explains what a jack o' lantern is, and how kids and adults celebrate Halloween.

Sigrid - Pumpkin Season - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The pumpkin is ready to carve out. Sigrid explains that pumpkins are indeed an edible type of squash and not just for making into jack o' lanterns. In fact, one pumpkin can become both a pumpkin pie and a jack o' lantern.

Sigrid - Pumpkin Season - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid finishes carving her pumpkin and places the candle inside so we can see the final effect of the jack o' lantern. Happy Halloween!

Sigrid - The New Normal - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

For so many of us, life has changed radically. We've had to learn new habits because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of the changes we are having to make.

Sigrid - The New Normal - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Everyone should stay home as much as possible to keep the coronavirus from spreading, but sometimes we have to go out for essential errands. What are some items to have on hand when we go out? Sigrid talks about five of them.

Sigrid - Enough is Enough - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

What a time to be learning English! Things are happening quickly in the United States and history is being made right now, so don't miss out on the words and expressions you need to know.

Sigrid - Enough is Enough - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

We keep seeing the "Black Lives Matter" slogan all around — what's it all about? Well, it's a long story. Here's part of the story in a nutshell.

Sigrid - Enough is Enough - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Lots of English words can serve as nouns, verbs, or adjectives depending on the context. Sometimes even the pronunciation changes. Let's look at the slogan "Black Lives Matter" in both a grammatical and historical context.

Sigrid - Think Fast! - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Sigrid describes an object and gives you about 4 seconds to come up with the name of the object. Then she gives you the answer. Watch the video twice to see if you can come up with the answer on your own.

Sigrid - Think Fast! - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Are you ready to think fast again? You've got this! You get four seconds to come up with each answer. Then repeat the video to make sure you really know all the words!

Sigrid - Think Fast! - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

It's time to think fast again! This time it's a little harder, but focus on the words you know or recognize, and you might be able to guess the answer, even if you don't know the exact word in English. If you don't get all the answers, just watch the video again!

Sigrid - Inauguration 2021 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In the United States, a presidential inauguration takes place every four years. The US now has a new president, Joe Biden, and Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman vice president. Part 1 of this video takes a look at the day before the inauguration.

Sigrid - Inauguration 2021 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Inauguration Day was special this year. In this video, Sigrid recalls some of the highlights and what was particularly striking to her as she watched it. Best of all, you can watch Amanda Gorman recite "The Hill We Climb" right here on Yabla!

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