I found this video on a post from Youngzine about chocolate and Valentine’s Day. Youngzine is a good source of reading and watching/listening material — mostly about news & current events — for EFL students of any age, though the specified target audience is native English speaking children.
The video has a couple of funny subtitle mistakes. Listen and see if you can correct them.
at about 1:46:
at about 2:30:
Why do some domesticated dogs have floppy ears? Find out with this fun animated video from NPR:
This video says that it was 1868 when Darwin published his findings about domestication. That’s the same year as the Meiji Restoration. What other amazing things happened that year, I wonder. One research project idea?
This ad for BBC Sports’ Olympic coverage is pretty cool. It makes even curling look exciting.
Follow the stories on the BBC to get some English input during the Olympic Games, February 9th to the 25th.
Here’s a lovely and educational TED-Ed about how snowflakes form.
The full TED-Ed lesson is here.
And here’s a paper snowflake making demonstration (and an inpsiration for the demonstration portfolio task):