Featured Video: The Lion That Won People’s Hearts

Watch, learn and speak this video lesson to learn more about the death of Cecil the Lion.

Cecil the Lion made headlines last week after he was hunted and killed by an American dentist, Dr. Walter Palmer who then received an onslaught of criticism on social media. Palmer, who paid a considerable sum for the hunt, claimed that he had no idea that the Zimbabwe lion was protected. Cecil was a well-loved […]

Featured Video: Nintendo CEO Passes Away

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Nintendo issued a press release Sunday, announcing that its chief executive Satoru Iwata died of cancer at the age of 55. Just last year, he also missed the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting after undergoing surgery due to similar health issues. Iwata was known for his bold ambition to reinvent Nintendo. Under his leadership, the company […]

Featured Video: How Good Is Your Eyesight?

Watch, learn and speak this video lesson to find out more about this visual test.

What one person sees may be completely different from what another person sees. Vision can be affected by many things including space, distance and color. Sometimes, the human brain can also trick people into seeing things. Recently, an interesting eye test came out and caught the attention of many. It’s not the traditional letter chart, […]

Featured Video: Iron Man’s Cool Surprise

Watch, learn and speak this video lesson to find out more about a young fan's encounter with Iron Man.

Robert Downey Jr. is famous for his role as Iron Man, a billionaire genius in super-powered armor. Alex, a seven-year-old boy born with a partially developed arm, is a big fan of Iron Man. An organization who helps disabled children heard about Alex and enlisted the help of Robert Downey Jr. to deliver a special […]

Featured Video: Oscars 2015 Highlights

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Every year, the Academy Awards celebrates Hollywood’s finest by honoring the industry’s greatest actors and moviemakers. This year’s Oscars went off without a hitch, wowing its audience with crazy song-and-dance numbers and Neil Patrick Harris’s unfailing wit. When the winners for each category were announced, their heartfelt speeches immediately made the night a more memorable […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!


Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is a day of love and romance. Let’s celebrate this day with our top 10 videos about love. Have a Happy Valentine’s Day! 10 Romantic Ways to Say I Love You (beginner) This Valentine’s Day, learn the different ways to express your feelings for someone. The Meaning of […]

Publishing 3.0

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When I was first teaching in the late 80s and early 90s, I dreamed of  getting and using excellent authentic content in my classes.  Textbooks at the time (and now also)  were out of date by the time they hit the classroom. VHS tapes of videos dated even quicker.  The only real content that was constantly […]

Featured Video: New Tech Trends in 2015

Find out more about this year's hottest gadgets while building your vocabulary with this video lesson.

Every year, hundreds of people attend the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to get a quick glimpse of the future. One of this year’s much-anticipated gadgets is the Apple Watch, which not only serves as a fashion accessory but also as an indispensable piece of information equipment. The cordless Dash earphones also makes another milestone in […]

Holiday Vocabulary


December holidays are a topic of immense interest to students and teachers around the world.  Our holiday vocabulary course offers the top 100 holiday season related vocabulary that students can study and learn over the holiday season. Learning doesn’t stop just because the class door is closed! . Students learn the words in context and speak […]

Featured Video: Thanksgiving Is for Family

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Thanksgiving is one of the most important holidays in the United States. It is a day for families to get together, share a home-cooked meal and give thanks for the blessings that they received for the year. Click on the image to find out what these families are grateful for this Thanksgiving and build your vocabulary […]


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