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Evolution - On Land - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The series draws to a close with footage of apes, the most direct ancestors of humans. The narrator nicely sums up the meaning of evolution and man's place in nature.

TED-Ed - How smart are dolphins? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Dolphins are one of the smartest animal species on Earth. In fact, their encephalization quotient (their brain size compared to the average for their body size) is second only to humans. But exactly how smart are they? This video shares some incredible facts about dolphins.

Evolution - On Land - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Rhinoceroses, or rhinos for short, are the largest land animals after elephants. Five species remain (two in Africa and three in Asia) and all are endangered as a consequence of the illicit trade of their horns. The importance of rivers is another focus of this segment.

Evolution - On Land - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The focus of this segment is on animals of the African savanna. We get to see giraffes and elephants, the largest of the land creatures, as well as cheetahs, the fastest.

Evolution - On Land - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The video starts with information about coastal geology and the evolution of birds. It includes amazing footage of white storks, wildebeest, as well as zebras in East Africa's Serengeti region.

Evolution - The Coasts - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

California sea lion communication, mating habits, and past and present threats to their survival are discussed. This segment additionally features amazing aerial photography of their rocky coastal habitats.

Evolution - The Coasts - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Marine mammals are the focus of this segment on coastal sea life. Humpback whales mostly swim along the coasts, whether in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere. Seals are semi-aquatic and try to stay as close to the coast as possible, though they'll search for prey in depths of up to forty meters.

Evolution - Sea Creatures - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

We learn about the thousands of kilometers that humpback whales travel from their summer habitat in the polar regions to the tropical or subtropical waters where they spend the winter. Their multi-versed songs and the markings on their flukes are also discussed.

Evolution - Sea Creatures - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Green sea turtles (the largest hard-shelled sea turtle) and whale sharks (the largest shark and fish overall) are featured in this segment. We also encounter a langouste, otherwise known as a rock lobster, and a moray eel lurking in their coral reef habitat.

Evolution - Sea Creatures - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This segment looks at the advantages and disadvantages of swarm fish and loner fish, providing insight into their coloration and behavior. Spectacular footage reveals twobar sea bream, trumpet fish, barracudas, and harlequin sweetlips.

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.

Evolution - Deep Ocean - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Brilliantly colorful parrot fish and two-bar sea bream are among the fish featured in this segment. Sea cucumbers, the vacuum cleaners of all the Earth's oceans, also make an appearance.

Evolution - Deep Ocean - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Corals are sessile animals, meaning they are immobile and anchored to one spot for the entirety of their lives. Stony coral, leathery coral, and sea fan coral are featured in this segment, along with the beautiful fish that inhabit coral reefs.

Business English - Decision Making in international companies - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

Let's look at the results of the meeting. Was it a good example of teamwork or not?

Evolution - Deep Ocean - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The earth's bodies of water are the focus of this film about evolution. As the narrator points out, the vast depths of the earth's oceans remain barely explored.

Business English - Decision Making in international companies - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

Here's a business meeting where not everyone has the same opinion. Even if you can't understand every word, try to grasp some of the expressions the speakers use to agree or disagree.

Business English - Decision Making in international companies - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

Bob Dignen introduces the topic of decision-making in international companies, and the various approaches to this.

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.

TEDxBristol - Why Plastic Pollution is Personal | Natalie Fee - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Natalie Fee concludes her Ted Talk with a few suggestions for what we can do to reduce how much single-use plastic we are sending into the earth's waterways.

National Geographic - Kangaroo Birth View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The birth cycle of kangaroos, affectionately called “roos,” is the subject of this video from National Geographic.

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