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Nini and Tim - 2 - His First Date

Level Newbie

China

On their first date, Tim asks Nini about her family background and life.

Nini and Tim - 3 - Music Connection

Level Newbie

China

Nini learns that Tim is a music composer and Tim shares a song he created with her.

Otavalo, Ecuador - El mercado de artesanías de Otavalo

Level Beginner

Ecuador

Natalia from Ecuador introduces us to the largely indigenous and extremely fascinating city of Otavalo, considered to be the "intercultural capital" of Ecuador.

Culcha Candela - Solarenergie

Level Intermediate

Germany

Listen to Culcha Candela’s summer song “Solar Energy” and don’t despair: There will be another summer.

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...

Interactive Oceans - The Most Extreme Environment on Earth

Level Adv-Intermediate

USA

This video takes a look at hydrothermal vents and the novel life forms that thrive there in the absence of sunlight, fueled by underwater volcanoes. One of these harsh environments is the Axial...

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