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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.

The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Scotland

This catchy and rousing song from Scottish rock duo The Proclaimers is so popular that it is often played at large sporting events, especially those featuring Scottish teams or players, where the whole crowd gets involved and sings along at the top of their voices. The music video features scenes from the film "Benny and Joon," which used the song in its soundtrack.

Monty Python - John Cleese about Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom, USA

John Cleese of Monty Python reviews his favorite questions that audiences have asked him, and reveals a surprising way of dealing with people who walk out of his shows.

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.

Luana explains - Cooking utensils - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In the second part of this lesson, Luana goes through the kitchen items we use to serve and eat our food, and explains how and when they are used.

Monty Python - John Cleese about Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom, USA

John Cleese explains why filming Monty Python and the Holy Grail was so miserable and reveals who saved Monty Python's Life of Brian when it seemed that financing the film was completely impossible.

Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt - Answer the Web's Most Searched Questions - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

In part two of their “Autocomplete Interview," the movie stars field more of the internet’s most searched for, and sometimes most ridiculous, questions about them. Is Chris Pratt related to Brad Pitt? Can Jennifer Lawrence cry on cue?

Schoolhouse Rock - Interjections View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This Schoolhouse Rock video is about interjections, which are used to express emotions. Fun fact: the singer of this song, Essra, also sang on Sesame Street and wrote a number of pop hits by artists such as Cyndi Lauper and Tina Turner.

Never Have I Ever - with One Direction View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Ireland, United Kingdom, USA

When One Direction went on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, she got them to play a game called “Never have I ever," in which they have to admit or deny having done certain things. The questions are prying and intrusive, and Ellen is quite happy to see the bandmates squirm in discomfort!

Luana explains - Cooking utensils - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Let's learn the names of various kitchen utensils with Luana! We'll start with the utensils used to prepare and cook food, such as tongs, sifters, graters, knives, cutting boards, pots and pans...

Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt - Answer the Web's Most Searched Questions - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

"Passengers" stars Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt do the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet's most searched questions about themselves.

Slow News with Sigrid - Spelling Competition and Chicago's climate trouble View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Aimed at learners, Sigrid's slow news covers the United States national spelling bee and some climate change concerns in the Chicago area.

Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Australia

This power ballad is a reworking of the main title theme from the film "A Small Circle of Friends," for which Jim Steinman wrote the score. It was first recorded by Australian soft rock band Air Supply and has been covered by many other artists, the most successful being that of Bonnie Tyler.

Side by Side - Beginners - Rooms in the house View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This video will help you learn how to say where you are—and where other people are—in various rooms around the house, such as the attic, dining room, basement, and kitchen.

Schoolhouse Rock - Adjectives View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This classic Schoolhouse Rock song about adjectives first aired on American TV in the mid-1970s. It’s a particularly groovy way to learn about these important words, which are useful for describing people, places, and things. Unpack your adjectives!

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