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Pinyin - Shu and Xu

Level Newbie

China

There are some confusing Chinese words which are difficult for language learners to distinguish. Watch and find out how to pronounce "Shu" and "Xu."

Sustainable Human - How Whales Change Climate

Level Intermediate

United Kingdom

We all know that whales are endangered due to hunting and pollution, but do you know how important they are for the ocean and the environment? This video shows how essential a healthy population...

The Egoscue Clinic of Austin - Exercises for low back pain

Level Intermediate

USA

Rick and Theresa Mathes of the Egoscue Clinic in Austin, Texas, show us some simple exercises to do at home to help against lower...

Wild Dolphin Foundation - Wild Dolphins, Waianae, 5/04

Level Intermediate

United Kingdom

Wild dolphins playing with a plastic bag and a camerawoman. A video by the Wild Dolphin Foundation.

Shanghai Life - Buying Pets

Level Adv-Intermediate

China

China is full of pet markets. In this video, see one for yourself—and learn a little about the linguistic and cultural aspects of fish, insects, and bunnies.

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere

Level Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Anna take us to a famous restaurant on the banks of the Tiber River in Rome. Tune in to discover what's so special about it. (It has to do with movies and movie stars.) And... maybe...

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