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Schoolhouse Rock - Interjections View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This Schoolhouse Rock video is about interjections, which are used to express emotions. Fun fact: the singer of this song, Essra, also sang on Sesame Street and wrote a number of pop hits by artists such as Cyndi Lauper and Tina Turner.

Schoolhouse Rock - Adjectives View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This classic Schoolhouse Rock song about adjectives first aired on American TV in the mid-1970s. It’s a particularly groovy way to learn about these important words, which are useful for describing people, places, and things. Unpack your adjectives!

Schoolhouse Rock - A Noun Is a Person Place or Thing View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This up-tempo song from Schoolhouse Rock helps us to understand what a noun is. Generally, it's any person, place, or thing, which the song shows with helpful examples!

In a Nutshell - What if there was a black hole in your pocket? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

What would happen to you if a black hole the size of a coin suddenly appeared in your pocket? Let's find out!

8-Bit Philosophy - What Is Real? (Plato's Allegory of the Cave) View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Plato is considered one of Philosophy’s greatest writers. He was able to conceive of greater realities by imagining how much poorer our perception would be if we had lived our whole life as prisoners locked in a cave.

The Hobbit - Rolling Down a Hole View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Bilbo helps the dwarves escape from an elven dungeon by hiding in wine barrels. After floating down an underground stream, they wash up in a town built on a lake, where a small colony of humans are living a perilous existence near the dragon Smaug. There, Thorin, leader of the dwarves, and grandson of King of the Mountain, declares his return!

60-Second Adventures in Thought - Schrödinger's Cat View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

Schrodinger’s hypothetical experiment involved putting an unfortunate cat into a box with a Geiger counter and a vial of deadly poison. Until the box was opened, the cat could be said to be alive, or dead… or possibly in both of these states simultaneously.

The Hobbit - Saved by the Eagles View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Eagles swoop from the skies to pluck Gandalf, Bilbo, and the dwarves from peril. But what are the eagles’ intentions? Do they mean to dash the group against the rocks? Or could this really be a goodwill rescue, and a favor returned after many years?

The Hobbit - Meeting Gollum View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Gollum eyes Bilbo as a juicy meal, but little does he know that the hobbit has found the one thing he prizes the most, his precious golden ring! Losing a battle of wits and then the ring, Gollum flies into a rage, and Bilbo discovers just in time that the ring has magic powers.

The Hobbit - Goblins Capture View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Bilbo and the dwarves come to Rivendell, where they are enchanted by elven music and hospitality, and discover magic runes that guide them on their quest. But, back on the road, a violent storm halts their progress, and as they shelter in a dark cave, goblins attack!”

The Hobbit - Trolls View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The dwarves stumble across a group of trolls feasting on mutton. Instead of avoiding them, they send forward Bilbo, their “expert burglar," to steal the meat from under the trolls’ noses.

The Hobbit - Smaug Strikes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The dwarves tell of the terrifying dragon, Smaug, his destruction of the human town of Dale, and how he drove them from their mountain, stealing their hoards of gold. Bilbo also learns the perilous nature of the adventure that awaits him.

The Hobbit - The King under the Mountain View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The dwarves have long held great wealth, hidden in golden hordes. In verses of song, they tell their history of generations at work beneath the mountain who formed their gold, silver, and jewels into fine treasures and works of art.

The Hobbit - Animated Movie - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

There’s a magic in dwarves' song, and something stirs deep inside of Bilbo. For once in his life, might he be persuaded to leave the comfort of Hobbiton and see the great mountains, trees, and waterfalls that lie beyond the Shire?

60-Second Adventures in Thought - Hilbert's Infinite Hotel View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

If a hotel with an infinite number of rooms has an infinite number of guests, how could it free up space when new guests arrive? Hilbert's “Grand Hotel” paradox has fascinated mathematicians, physicists, philosophers, and theologians, as it encourages another way of thinking about the notion of infinity.

In a Nutshell - What Is Something? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

On the most fundamental level thinkable, what are things? Why are things? And why do things behave the way they do? Here is an introduction to particle physics, with all of the vocabulary you'll need.

The Hobbit - Animated Movie - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business when Gandalf the Wizard drops in. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their kingdom, taken from them by an evil dragon named Smaug.

60-Second Adventures in Thought - The Chinese Room View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

John Searle's thought experiment, called "The Chinese Room," presents an argument against the idea that computers could ever be truly intelligent.

Movie Trailers - TOM & JERRY View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The Tom and Jerry cartoon has been a classic since it first came out in 1940. America's favorite rivals now take their cat-and-mouse game to the big screen – coming to theaters in 2021.

60-Second Adventures in Thought - The Grandfather Paradox View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The more you think about it, the more complex time travel seems! This video explains a key paradox that is one of the main reasons for this.

The History of English - Internet English View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The English language has changed in many ways over the centuries, but the internet has changed it in just a few decades. Why use a whole sentence when an abbreviation will do?

Groovy The Martian - Learn Magic Colors and Numbers! - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Groovy is in a festive mood with the holiday song "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." It's a classic song for Christmas in the US and UK.

The Flintstones - Wacky Inventions - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Fred Flintstone and his best friend Barney Rubble like to go bowling and play golf, but before they can relax and enjoy themselves, there are household chores to be done. Fortunately for them and their wives, Wilma and Betty, there have already been some fantastic new inventions to make Stone Age living that much easier.

The Flintstones - Wacky Inventions - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Bedrock, home of the famous cartoon caveman Fred Flintstone, is a very modern Stone Age city. There are newspapers, cars, televisions and telephones, even a system of airmail!

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