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The Apartment - Maggie's visit

Level Beginner

USA

Julia and Rachael are young American women living in Berlin. Maggie, a friend of theirs from the United States, is coming for a visit. They are pretty excited about Maggie's arrival.

Amadou et Mariam - Beaux dimanches

Level Beginner

Senegal

Amadou and Mariam reference a number of West African musical instruments, like djembes, dununs, balans, and tamas, in “Beaux dimanches”—a song about Sundays in

Spanish INTRO - Karola

Level Beginner

Spain

What in the world is Yabla? Karola explains it to you, and all in in under two and a half minutes! Don’t worry if you don’t speak Spanish, it’s all subtitled and captioned, with plenty of...

Mama arbeitet wieder - Kapitel 1: Alle haben sich lieb

Level Intermediate

Germany

"Mama arbeitet wieder" ("Mom's going back to work") is a German TV drama focusing on gender roles. For Mark, everything is perfect: he has a wife and two kids, a house, and a successful career...

Charles Moore - Sailing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Level Intermediate

United Kingdom

Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation was the first to discover the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an endless floating mass of plastic trash and debris. In this...

Christina Surer - Showreel

Level Intermediate

Germany

In Christina Surer’s showreel you can get a taste of her work as race car driver, reporter and model.

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