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Nini and Tim - 1 - Not a Common Day

Level Newbie

China

Not a Common Day: It all starts with a simple greeting on a beautiful morning... Learn the vocabulary of a very basic introduction in this video.

The Human Body - The Head

Level Beginner

China

Lydia teaches us how to talk about body parts in Chinese, about the head and face in particular.

Morgan Freeman - The Power of Words

Level Beginner

USA

This video is a Webby Award winner. Amnesty International supporters have used the power of words to demand freedom and justice for countless human rights defenders around the world. Our words...

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

Monsters of Liedermaching - Für immer

Level Intermediate

Germany

The song "Für immer" by the Karlsruhe-based band Monsters of Liedermaching is about a boy's first big crush at school. Of course, the girl doesn't seem to know he exists!

Ricette dolci - Crème brûlée alla banana

Level Intermediate

Italy

Alessio Uberti, chef of the restaurant Macelleria di Torino [Butcher Shop of Turin], prepares an amazing dessert for us. Video gently provided from

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