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Merve - Ice Fishing in British Columbia View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Canada

Merve lives in British Columbia, Canada's westernmost province, where it gets extremely cold in the winter. He and his friend still go fishing, however, by drilling a hole through 10 inches of ice!

One Language, Three Accents - American vs. British vs. Australian English

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Australia, United Kingdom, USA

This video clearly presents some fundamental differences between American English, British English, and Australian English in terms of spelling, pronunciation, and vocabulary.

Pierre Tran - Tea View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

Pierre talks about the tradition of afternoon tea, which is practically a ritual in England. Today, he's taking a relaxing break with Earl Grey tea and digestive biscuits.

Nespresso - The Choices We Make View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

George Clooney narrates a commercial for Nespresso that aims to showcase the benefits of a good relationship with their coffee bean growers. He tells the story of Humberto and his family, who are farmers on a remote Colombian hillside.

Slow News with Sigrid - The 2020 Olympics View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Yabla brings you a special report about the 2020 Olympics, which are still scheduled to happen in Tokyo this summer. But can they really still go forward under the current circumstances?

Animal Planet - Dolphins Help Fishermen Catch Fish View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ireland

In the coastal town of Laguna, Brazil, a strong bond has formed between wild dolphins and local fishermen over generations. The dolphins herd schools of fish towards the shoreline and then give distinct signals telling the fishermen when to cast their nets.

Animal Planet - Lions treat woman like the leader of their pride View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ireland, Israel

At a privately-owned wildlife park in South Africa, Or Lazmi has integrated herself into a group of four lions. Having known her since they were cubs, the lions treat her as a dominant figure and allow her to get extremely close.

The Daily Conversation - Top 10 Immigrant Countries

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

If you had to guess, which countries in the world would you say have the largest numbers of foreign born residents? This video presents some interesting facts about the diverse populations of 10 different countries.

Euromaxx city - A Visit to Oxford, England

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom, USA

The city of Oxford is home to some 150,000 residents and a famous seat of learning, the oldest English-speaking university in the world. Although the exact date of its founding isn't known, it is said that local priests and monks were first taught in monastery schools in the area in the eleventh century.

Luana and Austin - The Flight Cancellation View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Luana and Austin get stuck in Indonesia when the borders close and their flight home from Bali is unexpectedly canceled. Austin calls the travel agency to ask for a refund, and the couple must act fast to make alternative arrangements. Luckily, they feel they can make the most of their situation.

Merve - Outdoor in Canada View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Canada

Merve feels lucky to live in Kamloops, a small city in southwest Canada, and you can see why! It’s a beautiful place, surrounded by wilderness on all sides. Merve tells us about the area's mountains, grasslands, rivers and lakes, the gold rush of the late 19th century, and its wealth of fascinating wildlife.

My Guide to London - Camden Town

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

“English Hipster” Tom grew up around here, so who better to introduce us to this lively and colorful North London area, with its famous market and fiercely alternative soul.

BBC News - Could TikTok Be Banned in the US or UK? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom, USA

More than 800 million people around the world use the social media video platform TikTok. However, some governments around the world are concerned that the Chinese-owned app allows the Chinese government to access people's data.

Traveling - A vacation in Mexico

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Maggie has just landed in Mexico, and heads straight for Tulum, a once crucial trading post for the Mayan civilization, with spectacular clifftop ruins.

John S in New York - Chelsea View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

John has fond memories of exploring New York City with his father. He remembers the Chelsea neighborhood as an area where not much was happening — a "no man's land," as he calls it. However, it’s changed a lot since then.

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council - The farms of the future View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

In the next 35 years, we’ll have to produce more food than all of the world’s production over the last 2000 years combined. So what will the farms of the future look like?

Travel Kids - Hawaii: Volcanoes - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The travel kids visit a town almost completely covered by volcanic rock some twenty years before. There’s not a great deal left of it for them to see! They walk out onto the glassy and slippery surface of the lava flow, where volcano expert Ken takes a sample of some liquid rock to measure the temperature. It’s super hot, and Julian makes the excellent decision to keep his hands well clear!

Travel Kids - Hawaii: Volcanoes - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Rosie and Julian are in Hawaii discovering land formed from red-hot molten lava that erupted from the center of the earth. With the help of friendly volcano expert Ken and his friend Terri, they learn about a volcano that is taller than Mount Everest, and about Pele, the goddess of fire.

Outstanding dairy farm sustainability - Marshik Dairy View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

World Wildlife Fund: Making sustainability a priority, the Marshik Dairy — a fifth-generation family farm — implemented a new, technologically advanced and energy efficient barn design for their 155 cows. The new design included robotic milking facilities, energy efficient lighting and ventilation, and renewable wind and solar power.

Outstanding dairy farm sustainability - Sensenig Dairy View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Here's a video from the World Wildlife Fund. Traditionally, anaerobic digester systems have not been practical on small dairy farms, but this didn’t stop Sensenig Dairy, a 100-cow farm, from pursuing its goal. Then Sensenig teamed up with the local community to collect enough waste to produce 1,401,600 kilowatt hours of electricity per year from "trash" that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The narrator explains how the breathtaking rock formations of Antelope Canyon came to be, and why mountains around the world can provide a metaphor for human existence.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In this segment, the narrator explains where the name Bryce Canyon came from, and why the sand dunes in the US and the large deserts of the world might be related.

Brexit - What Happens When the UK Leaves the EU? - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The focus of this segment is on the Chequers Deal, the preferred deal of Prime Minister Theresa May, which blends aspects of both Hard and Soft Brexit deals. It also outlines what could happen if no deal is struck by the deadline.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

We visit Bryce Canyon, where valuable fossils have helped understand the geological history of the planet. The sandstone spires of the canyon are breathtaking.

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