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BBC Planet Wild - Stoffel, the Honey Badger that can escape from anywhere! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

South Africa, United Kingdom

The honey badger is described as the most fearless animal on the planet. Although barely a foot tall, they have a reputation for attacking just about anything—from venomous snakes to full-grown lions. And they are not exactly meant for captivity: Stoffel the honey badger escapes from his enclosure regularly using anything from balls of mud to a rake.

The First Airplanes - Samuel Langley, Otto Lilienthal, and the Wright Brothers View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Are you interested in aviation? Here's the first chapter of a documentary about the invention of the airplane entitled Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Memorial Day and Labor Day - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid talks about two important US holidays, Memorial Day and Labor Day. They are quite different in what they commemorate, but they're combined here because many Americans see them as bookends to the summer season.

Spotlight - The European Union - NATO - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Let's have a look at which countries are members of the European Union and where they are on the map.

Spotlight - The European Union - NATO - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The European Union has been in the news a lot lately, so let's take a look at what it's all about. What is a "union" and what's the purpose of this one?

Doctors Without Borders - How The Body Reacts To Tuberculosis View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This animated video shows how tuberculosis, still a very common disease, spreads and is fought by our bodies. Find out more about MSF’s work treating tuberculosis around the world.

ABC News - Killer Sharks vs. Killer Whales View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

They may have very different reputations, but both the great white shark and killer whale are fierce predators that face off in a showdown atop the ocean food chain.

Spotlight - Hurricanes - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

We continue to explore the phenomenon of hurricanes. Why are they so dangerous? And do they serve any purpose?

Spotlight - Hurricanes - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In recent years, we've seen an increase in the intensity of tropical storms and hurricanes due to global warming. But how and why do hurricanes form? Sigrid provides a basic explanation of this phenomenon.

Spotlight - The Spelling Bee - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Sigrid explains how a spelling bee normally proceeds. There are fixed rules and there are options.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Winter Solstice View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Ever year, the winter solstice comes on December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. Not only is it the first day of winter, it's a turning point, as the days will then get longer.

Blue World TV - Shark Tonic Immobility - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Jonathan gets back to filming so that Neal can show off his skills as a shark handler. He controls the big sharks through various maneuvers, including his ultimate demonstration: holding a shark vertically using only one arm—almost like a shark headstand!

Spotlight - The Spelling Bee - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Sigrid talks about "The Elementary Spelling Book" by Noah Webster, which was the basis for the American English dictionary and a big part of the development of spelling bees in the United States.

Spotlight - The Spelling Bee - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Let's find out more about an American activity aimed at school kids: the spelling bee. What is it and how does it work?

Blue World TV - Shark Tonic Immobility - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Following shark handler Neal’s expert example, Jonathon tries his hand at relaxing the reef sharks into the extremely tranquil state of tonic immobility… an unforgettable experience for the wildlife enthusiast!

The Hobbit - Production Diary 1 - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

New Zealand, United Kingdom

Pre-production is finally over, and today is the first day of the shoot. The cast and crew come together for a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony, and Peter Jackson and members of the cast offer words of thanks and encouragement.

Blue World TV - Shark Tonic Immobility - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Shark handler Neal wants to find Jonathan a smaller silky shark to begin his training, but when the little sharks give them the slip, Jonathan is straight in at the deep end, witnessing first hand a feeding of the much larger Caribbean reef sharks!

The First Airplanes - Pilot Interviews Lilienthal and Wright Gliders View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Andy Beem (Windsports, CA) and Billy Vaughn (Kitty Hawk Kites, NC) talk about flying 1895 Lilienthal and the 1902 Wright glider replicas, and engaging with the history of human flight on a tactile level.

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

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

New Zealand

Director and producer Peter Jackson takes time out from filming The Hobbit to show us around the set and the busy wardrobe and props departments. We get an idea of the scale of the preparations that go into filming an epic blockbuster movie.

Blue World TV - Shark Tonic Immobility - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

In this shark-filled adventure, Jonathan travels to the Bahamas to meet Neal Harvey, a world-renowned shark handler who will attempt to teach Jonathan how to put Caribbean Reef sharks into a relaxed state known as tonic immobility!

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.

Robby Naish - The Longest Wave View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Robby Naish dominated men’s windsurfing for two decades, becoming the biggest name in the sport. Now, his competition days behind him, with age and injury finally starting to catch up and turbulence in his family life, Robby is forced to take stock. He sets his sights on a new objective: riding the longest wave! This trailer was made for the movie that documents his challenge.

Sigrid - Inauguration 2021 - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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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