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 […]
TEDed Who was Confucius_transcript and notes
Here is the transcript in .doc format for Bombay lunchbox india transcript
A muggy monsoon dawn in Mumbai It’s the brief quiet before the daily storm of activity sweeps across Indian’s commercial capital This city of 17 million is infamous for its crowds and chaos But Mumbai is also renowned for its meals […]
This is a short clip about a new business in Toronto that employs staff who are deaf. It creates jobs for people and it offers a unique and eye-opening experience to customers — a win-win situation.
to cater to someone = to pay attention to someone’s special wishes e.g. Some travel agencies […]
This is a 10/10 introduction to the sights and attractions of Singapore! I like this video for English learning because it has a lot of place names (proper nouns) which are common features in the listening portions of language tests and also common in day-to-day conversation.
One of the smallest and most […]
This is a story of one man’s journey from his parents’ plan for his proper education and career to eventually following his heart to a less conventional but more fulfilling job.
Here is the transcript for Yoga Master Michael Fukumura
Andy Borowitz (writer, comedian) tells the story of his life-threatening illness and what it taught him.
Warning: this video includes some taboo language / swearing
Here is the transcript for Andy Borowitz — Unexpected Twist Part I
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
Protected Intersections For Bicyclists from Nick Falbo on Vimeo.
Urban planner Nick Falbo wants U.S. engineers to borrow a trick from the Dutch: use four design tricks to make intersections safer for cyclists. Here is the transcript
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The transcript is available in 10 minute segments.
Here is the transcript for Overpopulated — BBC documentary Part I beginning to 10 min
Here is the transcript for Overpopulated — BBC documentary Part II 10 min to 20 min
And here is Overpopulated — […]
An excellent talk about looking at things from multiple perspectives i.e. having more than one story or interpretation of the world.
Here is the transcript for TED Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Danger Of A Single Story
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This is a DIY video of a couple’s visit to Yangshou City in China … they see a Banyan Tree, do some bamboo rafting, hike along a beautiful river and show off the city’s attractions and the surrounding countryside.
Here is the transcript for Yangshuo City in China
Here is the transcript for Love Secrets with Dr Pat Allen and John Gray
John Gray is the author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” and a popular “relationship guru”.
“6 1/2 Secrets of Love” with Dr. Pat Allen and John Gray Men are extremely attracted to happy women And […]