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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.

Filmmaking & Photography - The Rule Of Thirds | What is it? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

What is the rule of thirds? In the video, find out exactly what it is, how to use it, and how it can improve your films and photography.

Charlie Chaplin - Final Speech from The Great Dictator

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Watch the famous speech delivered by Charlie Chaplin's character in the film The Great Dictator from 1940. "We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery we need humanity. More than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness."

Sigrid - Pumpkin Season - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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 - Pumpkin Season - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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 1 View Series View This Episode

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.

English with Annette O'Neil - Shel Silverstein - Sick View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Hasn't everyone tried to miss a day of school by pretending to be sick? Annette reads us a humorous poem by American poet Shel Silverstein about the very subject.

ABC News - Lady Gaga Interview View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The flamboyant pop sensation Lady Gaga talks about the creative process behind her single "Applause." She explains how being forced to slow down by a hip injury actually helped her to focus, about working with famous names from the world of art, and exactly how much it means to her to be performing again for her adoring fans.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Easter - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Easter eggs are commonly associated with Easter. Let's have a look at why that is, and what traditions have emerged.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Easter - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid explains the religious significance of Easter and the various days of Lent. Why do people observe Good Friday, or celebrate Mardi Gras? Find out in this video.

London - Cinema and theatre in London (A1-A2) View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

London's West End is the focal point for this video, and the narrator has some good tips on buying discounted movie and theater tickets.

Creative Space - What does an Interior Designer Do? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA Northeast

Retired interior designer Peg Harris explains a bit about what that profession is all about.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Peg tells us about oil pastels, which she loves using. She then goes on to show us her workbench, with its cubbies and drawers of different kinds.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Peg Harris shows us some of her work, including several paintings of the Union Square Market in New York City.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Peg Harris shows off her cozy New York City art studio and some of the tools she works with as a painter and printmaker.

Traveling with Annette - Salt Lake City Public Library View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Annette shows us Salt Lake City's very modern and light-filled public library and takes us up to the roof for a surprise.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada, USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon discuss what is next for the film "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World" as it premieres around the world.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon talk about striking the right balance between entertainment and a political message, and what they hope their film will achieve.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada, USA

The filmmakers talk about some of the people they wanted to interview for the documentary. Sometimes it just took time, and in a few cases it didn't work out at all. For Christina, one highlight was getting to interview writer and activist John Trudell before his death in 2015.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The two filmmakers who created "Rumble" talk about how Native American musicians like Link Wray were idols in the eyes of famous performers, but totally unknown to the general public.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Filmmakers Christina Fon and Stevie Salas are interviewed about Rumble, their documentary exploring how Native American musicians have influenced rock n' roll.

British Fashion Awards - Cara Delevingne - Model of the Year View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom, USA

Cara Delevingne wins the Model of the Year Award at the British Fashion Awards 2014. This award recognizes the British model who has contributed most to the international fashion scene in the past year. Nominees for this category were: Cara Delevingne, Jourdan Dunn and Sam Rollinson.

English with Annette O'Neil - The caged bird View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Annette provides some biographical notes on Maya Angelou and then recites her poem “Caged Bird." The poem followed Angelou's memoir volume, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

White House Poetry Jam - Jamaica Osorio Performs "Kumulipo" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA Hawaii

Poet, activist, and scholar Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio recites a poem about remembering her cultural roots by honoring her family and recalling their Hawaiian names. The last part of the poem is spoken in Hawaiian.

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