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Billy Joel - Just the Way You Are

J and CH sounds - pronunciation practice

Songs



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What would you do?

Friends - Phoebe tells Rachel to get off a plane because she has a feeling that there's something wrong with the...

Fun and Entertainment



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BACK TO SCHOOL, MOMS GO WILD!!

Can you relate?

Fun and Entertainment • Past Tense



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Is the USA buying Greenland?

What would you buy if you had trillions of dollars?

Conditionals • Passive Voice



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Kenny Chesney - Better Boat (feat. Mindy Smith)

Lyrics center on overcoming adversity, metaphor of building a "better boat" to navigate the sea.

Songs



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Sam Smith, Normani - Dancing With A Stranger

Listening quiz

Songs



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Watch your step!

Australian Commuter Saved When Leg Gets Stuck Between Train and Platform

Lifestyle and Culture



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Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden

Great for kicking off a conversation about dating, first loves, or "how we met" stories

Songs



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Buying a train ticket

Dialogue at a railway station.

Travel and Adventure



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Best Friend

In a near future, a lonely man is addicted to a product called ‘’Best Friend” which offers him perfect virtual...

Lifestyle and Culture



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Baby Sea Lion Rescue

A baby seal spends some time with Carla.

Reading



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The B and V sounds in English

Listening exercise and pair work Speaking activity (worksheet)

Pronunciation • Minimal Pairs



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The L and R sounds in English

Listening exercise and pair work Speaking activity (worksheet)

Pronunciation • Minimal Pairs



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The Unvoiced TH sound in English

Listening exercise and pair work Speaking activity (worksheet)

Pronunciation • Minimal Pairs



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The Voiced TH sound in English

Listening exercise and pair work Speaking activity (worksheet)

Pronunciation • Minimal Pairs



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Soil Review

All about the soil

Nature and Science



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The Big Move by Carmen Waszak

Carmen tells us about her early memories of Yap island.

Reading



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Joey doesn't share food

listening comprehension

Lifestyle and Culture



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Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper - I'll Never Love Again (A Star Is Born)

Listening quiz

Songs



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Friends - Halloween Party

Some Halloween related vocabulary - listening comp

Halloween



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I'm sorry

A father teaches his daughter

Lifestyle and Culture



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Ultimate Dog Tease

Dogs... Love.... Food -- Grammar focus: past tense

Fun and Entertainment • Past Tense • Animals



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Booking a Flight

How to make a flight reservation.

Business and Corporate



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Mom Shares Her Struggles From When She First Arrived In the Country as an Immigrant

Blanca Alvarez came to the US from Mexico in 1972. She crossed the border with her husband and son, while pregnant with...

People and Places • Past Tense



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Monarch Butterfly Migration

Why Monarch Butterflies spend the winter near Pismo Beach, California.

Nature and Science • Simple Present • Future Tenses



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Useful Phrasal Verbs to Talk about Clothing

8 useful phrasal verbs about clothes: put on, take off, break in, try on, throw on, button up, dress up, dress down

Phrasal Verbs



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Abused Dog Stares at Wall

short video-quiz to practice the passive and active voice

Animals • Passive Voice



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Friends omnipotent scene

What would you do if you were omnipotent? Practice the 2nd conditional with Friends.

Fun and Entertainment • Conditionals



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Cats vs. Gravity

Cats have an amazing ability to leap, but sometimes even the most sure-footed felines take a tumble.

Animals



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The Mayonnaise Jar | Meir Kay

A Valuable Lesson For A Happier Life

Conditionals



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Human Rights In Canada

Video from Justice Education Society of BC. Topics include your rights and freedoms, discrimination, and laws that...

Human Rights



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A Chinese Satellite Falling To Earth

A short report about the Chinese space station crash.

Nature and Science • Wh Questions



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Misconceptions About Temperature

A video about what we often think about temperature and about how inaccurate it is

Nature and Science • Comparative and Superlative



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Mary Poppins - Jane Banks - The Perfect Nanny

Tongue twisters are tricky, but try this for some Pronunciation practice - Read Jane's letter.

Pronunciation



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Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

present perfect verb tense - U2's song performed by the Celtic Woman band

Songs • Present Perfect



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Top 10 Things to SEE in CALIFORNIA!

Top 10 Things to SEE in CALIFORNIA!

Travel and Adventure • Comparative and Superlative



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Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J.Thomas

fill in the blank listening activity

Songs



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Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

A look back at the first man who walked on the Moon.

People and Places



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The beauty of Hawaii

What to do in Hawaii

Travel and Adventure • Wh Questions



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Michelle Obama's speech

The first lady gives an emotional speech in which she details her early life with Barack Obama.

People and Places



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The Mirror

Comprehension questions



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Spanish ‘Smart’ City Project

A city in Spain uses technology to make life easier for its citizens and visitors. It is an example of a "smart...

Tech and Innovation



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President Obama about his daily life

Jimmy asks the President about cooking, driving, daylight saving time and the dentist.

People and Places



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How to Make Easy Beef Stew

simple video recipe straight from the Test Kitchen that gives step-by-step instructions

Food and Cooking



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Vincent van Gogh

Art History

People and Places



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Dog cloning

this video talks about dogs cloning

Tech and Innovation



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Kelly Clarkson: Piece by Piece

This song is sad but beautiful story about a girl and her dad.

Songs



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syoneda: Justin Bieber: Love Yourself

WHAAA....The Beebs has some advice for you...love yourself!

Songs



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syoneda: The Weeknd: In the Night

Grammy Award winner from Toronto releases another winner

Songs



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Tornado Safety Tips

How to survive a tornado

Nature and Science



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Big bang theory

Big bang theory

Lifestyle and Culture



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syoneda: The Weeknd: Earned It

From the soundtrack of Fifty Shades of Grey, The Weeknd scores big with "I Earned It"

Songs



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Inspirational Film: Gift

Sometimes we understand our parents when it's too late. In truth, it's never too late.

People and Places



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Joey's ESL Lesson (Friends)

Joey goes to an English as a Second Language course.

Lifestyle and Culture



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syoneda: Serena Ryder: Together We are One

Canada's Serena Ryder lights the sky with a song to inspire athetes to achieve their best

Songs



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How do airplanes fly?

airplanes

Nature and Science



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Polar Plunge: swimming in icy water

Polar Plunge swimming in icy water

Lifestyle and Culture



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The real woman behind the Afghan girl

Video showing the search for Sharbat Gula, the Afghan girl. Listening comprehension. Questions.

People and Places



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Children: New billionaires

Quiz

Business and Corporate



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Vacations

Video Quiz on Friends episode

Lifestyle and Culture



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Baby Panda Twins: Adorable First Moments

Meet adorable Baby Panda Twins

Animals



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syoneda: Chris Hadfield: Space Oddity

Canadian astronaut beams out the David Bowie classic "Space Oddity" as the first music video made in space

Songs



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All I Want For Christmas, Is You

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year : )

Christmas - Hanukkah - New Years • Songs



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syoneda: Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Me Maybe

Canadians are making some noise in support of our local girl from Mission, British Columbia, at the 2013 Grammy Awards! ...

Songs



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Can Marissa Mayer Save Yahoo?

Yahoo's new CEO, longtime Google exec Marissa Mayer, will be the the sixth person to occupy the CEO office in the past...

Business and Corporate



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I'm a believer Smash Mouth

funny version

Songs



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Golden Retriever: The coolest dog in the world.

listening quiz

Animals



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Avril Lavigne: I'm With You

Avril Lavigne gave her official consent for her song to be used in this video on animal rights

Songs



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Sarah McLachlan: Ordinary Miracle

When you wake up to another rainy day, do you feel sad? Sarah McLachlan reinterprets the biblical allegory of The...

Songs



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Anne Murray: You've Got a Friend

Nova Scotia-born, Anne Murray performs the old Carol King classic,

Songs



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Celine Dion: A New Day Has Come

Quebec's superstar, Celine Dion, sings of the miracle of birth of her new baby in "A New Day Has Come".

Songs



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Feist: 1234

Canadian indie pop singer, Feist, hit the 10 best of 2007 with her song, 1234. It became an ad for Apple iPod.

Songs



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Minimal Pairs: Voiced TH

Online quiz + Student Pair speaking activity (.pdf download)

Minimal Pairs



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English Pronunciation - Minimal Pairs: B and V

Online quiz + Student Pair speaking activity (.pdf download)

Minimal Pairs