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Business English - Optimus Search View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

Optimus Search helps companies find the right people for the job in the specific fields of Life Science, Engineering, Digital, and Energy. The consulting firm considers itself the best in the business.

Naish Kiteboarding - Shawn Richman Makes Memories in Kenya View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Experience kiteboarding on a secluded beach in Kenya with Hawaii-native and world-class kiteboarder Shawn Richman. Lamu Island's Kizingoni Beach is the perfect spot for Shawn to let go in the wind and the waves.

TED-Ed - Why do whales sing? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

A look at the communications of Humpback Whales and other baleen whales, which includes how they sing, why they sing, and why we might consider their vocalizations actual songs.

Rihanna - Stay

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Barbadian singer Rihanna is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Here, she performs "Stay," an intimate, melancholy piano ballad from her seventh album Unapologetic. It also features Mikky Ekko on the vocals.

The Alphabet - the Letter R View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

The letter "R" is difficult to pronounce for lots of people, even native speakers. Sigrid shows us how "R" sounds in different kinds of words.

Lord of the Flies - by William Golding - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

In search of protein on the island, the boys set their sights on a wild boar. Captain Benson is in a very sorry state and unable to offer any leadership or comfort, no matter how much the boys might daydream.

Traveling with Annette - At The Hurricane Factory View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Annette sharpens her skydiving skills in a vertical wind tunnel in Slovakia. The wind reaches a speed of 180 kilometers per hour (112 mph).

Faithless - Insomnia

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

"Insomnia" is a song recorded by British dance group Faithless. Released as the band's second single, it became one of their most successful.

Yabla Languages - Welcome to Yabla View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Sigrid gives a quick explanation of what Yabla is and how the Yabla player works.

Movie Trailers - Jumanji 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Four teens find an old game console and decide to play a video game called “Jumanji.” Once they've chosen an avatar, they are transported to a jungle adventure and literally become their avatars. The only way to exit the game is by winning. Because Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a sequel to the 90s movie classic Jumanji , it is also referred to as Jumanji 2.

U2 - New Year's Day View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ireland

Written about the Polish Solidarity movement, this song is also a great listen for the new year. It's a song that U2 often performs in concert and has been chosen by both Rolling Stone and Pitchfork as one of the greatest five hundred songs of all time.

Children's Books Read Aloud - The Story of the Three Wise Kings

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

A reading of Tomie dePaola's The Story of the Three Wise Kings, which makes use of his richly colored illustrations for the visuals. He is widely known as a writer and illustrator of children's books. He is the creator of the Barney & Friends TV series and the immensely popular Strega Nona storybook series.

Whiteboard Wisdom - The Real Story of Three Kings Day

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

January 6 commemorates the day that three dudes gave a bunch of gifts to baby Jesus. But... who were they and why did they have hipster beards?

White House Poetry Jam - Lin-Manuel Miranda View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Writer and star of the Broadway musical In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda performs "The Hamilton Mixtape" at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word. Accompanied by Alex Lacamoire.

The Pogues, Ella Finer - Fairytale Of New York

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ireland, United Kingdom

The Pogues' alternative Christmas song is not about snowflakes, mistletoe or angels, but broken promises and ruined dreams, as well as time spent in the drunk tank. There have always been lots of policemen in New York City with Irish ancestry, hence the connection with the NYPD (New York Police Department).

Coldplay - Christmas Lights View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

This ballad, performed by the band Coldplay is set at Christmastime, with all its colorful lights, but is actually a sad break-up song and contrasts bleak inner sentiments with the bright lights outside. But all those lights can bring hope.

The Alphabet - the Letter Q View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

The consonant "Q" is a special letter. We almost never find it without a "U" following it. Sigrid gives us plenty of examples of how it's used.

Katie Melua - O Holy Night View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Katie Melua lends her characteristic style to this gentle rendition of a well-known and loved Christmas song O Holy Night. Melua accompanies herself on an acoustic guitar, and background vocals are provided by a choir.

Lord of the Flies - by William Golding - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The boys chant a version of the US Army cadence as they march, and Piggy's eyeglass lenses give Ralph a bright idea on how to start a fire. But once the fire starts...

Sights and Scents at Christmastime - with Sigrid

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid talks about some of the important aspects of the Christmas season: light, scents, food, and good company.

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