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Philosophy: Augustine of Hippo 6:24min

Here is the transcript for Philosophy – Augustine

Note: I don’t own the rights to this video. This video comes from the School of Life’s youtube channel, which is a great library of clips for C1 and above listeners / readers who enjoy contemporary cultural topics and want to take in more complex language […]

TED-Ed Who was Confucius? 4:29min

TEDed Who was Confucius_transcript and notes

Ted-Ed: Gyotaku 3:37min

This is an animation about the art of Gyotaku that was invented by Japanese fisherman as a way to record the size of the fish they caught. Over time, the prints became more detailed and Gyotaku developed into an art form.

Section I How big was that fish you caught? This big? This […]

Spiders Tune Their Webs Like A Guitar 1:18min

This is a very short clip about how spiders use the strands of their webs like strings of a violin to know when something in their web is a another spider or something to eat.

When a spider builds its web, something extraordinary happens The spider tunes individual strands of silk by stretching or […]

Oxygen 2:18min

This is short, clever animation about how oxygen interacts with other elements.

Here is the transcript for Oxygen

Love Recipe 5:11min

No words … so, no transcript required.



The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers 7:52min

This is a video about how much beef is raised and consumed / eaten in America, and the impacts of that on the environment and human health. Here is the transcript for the Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

Twilight: The Animation Behind Bella and the Wolf 1:10min

Here is the short transcript for this Bella and the Wolf clip, which is about the behind-the-scenes animation techniques that went into shooting this scene from the Twlight series.

Bella and the Wolf 1:10min

There was a great deal more personal interaction between our wolf characters and the humans in this case There […]

Pixar — Lifted 4:49

This is a silent clip about on-the-job assessment.

The Alarm is Going Off 8:50min