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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.

English with Lauren - The weather

Level Beginner

United Kingdom

Yabla's own Lauren presents several helpful expressions for describing the weather. Enjoy!

Escuela Don Quijote - En el aula

Level Intermediate

Spain

A consejo is “a piece of advice” and the verb aconsejar is “to advise.” Here in the Don Quijote...

Jack Johnson - Love your Coast

Level Intermediate

USA

Interview by Sustainable Coastlines for Love your Coast: a collaborative ongoing project aimed at protecting and regenerating coastlines. Footage taken in Hawaii by Jack Johnson and his team in...

Kolkhorst - Interview

Level Intermediate

Germany

German solo artist Kai-Uwe Kolkhorst reveals his reasons for happily doing a one-man show on stage. He also talks a little bit about his musical past.

Penguin rescue - at Rena oil spill

Level Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

WWF marine advocate Bob Zuur out at night on penguin patrol as part of the Oiled Wildlife Response team.

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