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The Hobbit - Production Diary 1 - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

New Zealand, United Kingdom

Peter Jackson, director and producer of The Hobbit, continues his video diary narrating the rather stunning scenes at the shoot. The dwarf and wizard actors have arrived and are talking through and visualizing their parts in the movie.

Facts Verse - 12 Hidden Messages In Famous Logos View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Did you know that the big letter “M” from the MacDonald’s logo might have a further significance? Many well-known brands, companies, and institutions have hidden meanings and messages in their logos, as well as some subtle and some not-so-subtle advertising.

Katie Melua - Nine Million Bicycles (Live in Berlin) View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

This song by singer-songwriter Katie Melua was recorded live in Berlin for the In Winter (Special Edition), and features the Gori Women's Choir.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 15 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

All good things must come to an end, and for the cast, this really is their final goodbye. In this video, you can see the read-through of the last script and final filming of their last episode together. There’s a genuine warmth between the actors, and some tears, but all are thankful for the good times, friendship, and camaraderie the show has given them through the years.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 14 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

When the show began, Debra Jo didn’t like her character Kitty’s hair, but changing her look was never going to be simple, and had to be written into the plot. One small fire later, and Kitty got a different hairdo, along with her husband’s attention.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Wilmer’s dressing room was closest to the studio and it served as a comfortable place for the cast members to hang out in between scenes. For Wilmer, it holds memories from the eight years of the show’s run, with his photo board and walls signed by cast and visitors alike.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Over the years, the show was blessed with many guest star appearances. Hollywood favorites like Bruce Willis, Lindsey Lohan, and Brooke Shields had a lot of fun working on set with the vibrant, enthusiastic cast.

Poet Amanda Gorman - The Hill We Climb

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The nation's first Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman recites her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration ceremony for the 46th presidency of the United States of America. So many people were emotionally touched by this performance that we wanted to share it with our Yabla learners. It's a living example of contemporary American poetry and was part of a unique moment in American History.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

On set, the decor had to be just right in reflecting the decade of the 1970s. Behind the scenes, detail was also important when props were in use. We meet the man who coordinated many of the stunts and gags, and then catch up with some of the big-name guest stars who graced the show over the years.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

When the unexpected happened, it was sometimes best to stay in character and try to get a bigger laugh. In particular, Ashton Kutcher, who played Kelso on the show, was willing to endure some painful knocks if it made the audience happy.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Things on set didn’t always go as planned. Sometimes the young actors got the giggles, and sometimes they even got hurt, but each found their own way of dealing with the unexpected. Luckily, the director of the show was extremely patient with them.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The whole cast got to break out of their routine and enjoy roles in the many fantasy sequences that were a feature of the show. Often based on iconic stage and screen performances, some actors were able to live out their personal acting fantasies and play parts they had always dreamed of.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The basement film set and its contents have taken a battering over the years of filming. Now that the show is coming to an end, the actors are dividing up the props, keen to take a memento from the studio that has become a home away from home.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The cast recall their favorite moments of a show that didn’t mind pushing the boundaries. A cartoon episode was made, and the “three-sixty” scenes were a huge hit — to the extent that they often weren't even related to the storyline.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Some memorable scenes came when That '70s Show pioneered new camera techniques. They were the first show using “three sixty degree” scenes, bringing each character into sharper focus, often with hilarious results.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The cast hadn’t met before filming the show, but there was a good chemistry between them right from the start. When they got together and were having a good time, the viewers knew it, and very soon were also having a good time watching.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Eric finds that the road to happiness is not without a few bumps as his and Donna's teenage romance becomes an adult relationship.

Austin Reed - Call Me (A Sinner) - Shinedown Cover View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This video is a cover by Austin Reed of the breakup song "Call Me," originally by Shinedown. Sometimes, if you can't change or don't want to, the only thing to do is walk away.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Looking back at the pilot episode from all those years ago, the actors explain why the show made audiences of different ages laugh, and cringe at their own acting skills.

That '70s Show - The Final Goodbye - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

When hit US sitcom That '70s Show finally ended its long and successful run, the actors came together to reminisce and relive the good times and best moments. How did it all get started? Did any of them ever dream that the show would be so popular?

Chris Isaak - Shares Intimate Details of "Wicked Game" Music Video View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Chris Isaak tells the story behind shooting the iconic 1989 music video for "Wicked Game," which featured supermodel Helena Christensen. The on-screen chemistry between the two of them has made many people wonder if they were romantically involved in real life, but Isaak says it was the combination of Christensen's excellent acting and the skill of photographer/director Herb Ritts that made the video come alive.

Numberphile - Winning at Rock Paper Scissors View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Australia, United Kingdom

You might have thought that “rock, paper, scissors” was a game of sheer chance, but scientists have shown that people play with a “predictable irrationality,” and that there are strategies that can help you to win.

British National Anthem - God Save The Queen

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

United Kingdom

In this video, we can enjoy a performance of the British royal and national anthem "God Save the Queen." Hayley Dee Westenra is a classical crossover singer and songwriter from New Zealand.

Sigrid explains - Humpty Dumpty View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Nursery rhymes are for children. The rhyme about Humpty Dumpty, however, is so famous that it's been used in literary and cinematic contexts as well.

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