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You’d like to practise listening with videos, wouldn’t you?

Students in Fourth Course can make the most of this page to share interesting videos with each other. It’s so easy to do! Here’s a selection of websites to get you started:


On this blog entry, click on “Comments”, and look at the Comments at the bottom of the page. Simply click on the title of the video.


  1. First choose a suitable video from a website.
  2. When you’ve got a good clip, click on “Comments” on this blog entry.
  3. Look at “Leave a Reply”, which is at the end of the page.
  4. In the “Name” box, write the title of your chosen video (not your name).
  5. In “Mail”, you must give your email address, which won’t be published.
  6. Now copy the web page address for the video and paste it into the “Website” box (for example,
  7. Type in the spam filter password from the image displayed.
  8. Write a short description of the video in the last box. Please feel free to give your opinion about it.
  9. Finally, click on the “Submit Comment” button to send your contribution.
  10. Thank you very much indeed for taking part!

189 thoughts on “Share videos

  1. Just as divertimento. If you apply yourself to the lessons of the earlier video, you can end up dancing like these two dance artists, but you have to be careful not to kick your partner in the shins.

  2. These are exclussive Tango Lessons for YouTube fans. Two of the most important Tango dancers in the world, Mora Godoy and Osvaldo Zotto, show and explain us through easy and amusing lessons how to dance this wonderful music.

  3. We like to eat because we wouldn’t survive without the energy that food gives us. We like sex because without it we wouldn’t still be here. But why do we like dancing and singing?

  4. This episode of Video Vocab TV introduces 10 commonly used English vocabulary related to the marketing:
    Marketing, Advertising, Brand, Launch, Consumer, Market research, Brand Identity, Public Relations or PR, Position and Campaign.

  5. The Masteras and Stansels did fertility treatments to conceive one child, but perverse emotional and economic incentives drove them to accept the greater risks and costs of multiples.

  6. Learn how to talk about legal matters and court cases in English. In this advanced English lesson you will see a new client talking to her lawyer. She is describing an accident and her lawyer is explaining legal procedure.
    crimes vocabulary
    Assassination – murder of a public figure by surprise attack; an attack intended to ruin someone’s reputation
    Arson – malicious burning to destroy property
    Assault – a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped; close fighting during the culmination of a military attack; thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946; the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will; verb: attack someone physically or emotionally (” The mugger assaulted the woman” ); force (someone) to have sex against their will; attack in speech or writing
    Bigamy – the offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred; having two spouses at the same time
    Blackmail – extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
    Bribery – the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    Burglary – entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
    Child abuse – the physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children
    Embezzlement – the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    Espionage – the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets
    Forgery – criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud; a copy that is represented as the original
    Fraud – something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage; intentional deception resulting in injury to another person; a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    Genocide – systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
    Hijacking – robbery of a traveler or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
    Homicide – the killing of a human being by another human being
    Hooliganism – willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
    Kidnapping – (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
    Manslaughter – homicide without malice aforethought
    Mugging – assault with intent to rob
    Murder – unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being ? verb: kill intentionally and with premeditation
    Ra—-pe – the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will; the act of despoiling a country in warfare; Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop ? verb: force (someone) to have sex against their will (” The woman was ra—ped on her way home at night” ); destroy and strip of its possession
    Robbery – larceny by threat of violence; plundering during riots or in wartime
    Shoplifting – the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
    Slander – words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another; an abusive attack on a person’s character or good name ? verb: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    Smuggling – secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
    Vandalism – willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
    Domestic violence – violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner; usually violence by men against women
    Drug trafficking – traffic in illegal drugs
    Plaintiff – person who brings an action in a court of law
    Prosecutor – a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    Defendant – a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    Offender – a person who transgresses moral or civil law
    Attorney for the plaintiff / for defense – a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    Jury – body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law; a committee appointed to judge a competition
    Witness – someone who sees an event and reports what happened; (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature; (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
    Judge – a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice; an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    Court reporter – a stenographer who records and transcribes a verbatim report of all proceedings in a court of law
    A prison sentence – a period of time in jail
    A suspended sentence – sentence that need not be served: a sentence imposed on somebody found guilty of a crime that need not be served as long as the individual commits no other crime during the term of the sentence
    Capital punishment – putting a condemned person to death
    Community service – an unpaid service for the benefit of the public that is performed by lawbreakers as part (or all) of their sentence; a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions
    Eviction – he expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law; action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
    Fine – money extracted as a penalty
    Internment – confinement during wartime; the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison); placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
    House arrest – confinement to your own home
    License suspension – sometimes a penalty for Driving Under the Influence of alcohol convictions. Administrative License Suspension (ALS), also known as administrative license revocation, refers to temporary suspension of a driver’s license by a police officer at the scene of a suspected DUI.
    Life imprisonment – a sentence of imprisonment until death
    Probation – (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court (” Probation is part of the sentencing process” ); a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself; a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
    Solitary confinement – confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners (the act of restraining of a person’s liberty by confining them)
    To file a complaint – / To answer a complaint – The presentation by the plaintiff in a civil action, setting forth the claim on which relief is sought. A formal charge, made under oath, of the commission of a crime or other such offense.
    To issue somebody a summon – bring out a written order to somebody to appear in court to answer a complaint
    To issue a warrant of arrest – bring out a judge’s order to law enforcement officers to arrest and bring to jail a person charged with a crime. The warrant is issued upon a sworn declaration by the district attorney, a police officer or an alleged victim that the accused person committed a crime.
    To indict sb. for – accuse formally of a crime
    To bring the case to court –
    To go before the court –
    The prosecution – he institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior; the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant; the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
    The defense – the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
    To examine a witness – question closely a person in a law court who states what they know about a legal case or a particular person
    Direct examination / cross examination – the first examination of a witness by the party calling the witness / the examination of a witness who has already testified in order to check or discredit the witness’s testimony, knowledge, or credibility
    To present evidence – provide all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
    To detain a person – deprive of freedom; take into confinement
    Detention – a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home
    To bring in a verdict of guilty / not guilty –
    To be found guilty / not guilty –
    To acquit – pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    To convict – find or declare guilty
    To be sentenced to –
    Bail – the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial) (” He is out on bail” ); (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
    To release sb. on bail – release after a security has been paid (property or goods that you promise to give to someone if you cannot pay them what you owe them: She used her shares in the company as security against a £23 million bank loan. The hotel held onto our baggage as security while we went to the bank to get money to pay the bill.)
    To grant probation/parole –
    To release sb. on parole –

  7. This is the second in our three-part Video Vocab series on legal English vocabulary for law. Today we focus on the vocabulary used to describe the actions and people involved in a court case.

  8. “There are hundreds of different musical instruments in the world. Here are some of the most common and some of the less common ones. Each English word for each musical instrument has a phonetic transcription. Listen to the pronunciation and learn the phonetic scripts for each word. The phonetic script is one of the most important things you can learn to improve your pronunciation”.

  9. In this program, three distinguished University of Maryland professors, Marilyn London, professor of anthropology, Tom Mauriello, professor of criminology and criminal justice, and Andrew Wolvin, professor of communication, come together to discuss how scientists assist in criminal investigations. They take a look at the lives, research, and education of criminal investigators and forensic anthropologists to show how science is being used to solve crimes.

  10. Why do some words evolve rapidly through time whilst others stay the same? Mark Pagel and Quentin Atkinson explain that the frequency with which words are used affects how quickly they evolve. They find that similar relationships exist across all Indo-European languages.

  11. “Ape To Man” is an engaging and entertaining documentary that features both re-enactments of various paleoentological expeditions and their discoveries as well as dramatizations depicting how these ancient ancestors to contemporary humans might have appeared and behaved.

  12. Explains the Theory of Evolution in simple terms. A must for anyone who is confused by what the Theory is, what it means, and why it’s taught in classrooms. This video is part of the ‘Made Easy’ series that explains the history of our world, from the Big Bang to the human migration out of Africa.

  13. “How many times a woman has felt that her male partner does not know her feelings? The explanation would be given by a difference in how certain regions of the brain are used when facing problems of life. Men pass before the resolution, skipping the stage of analyzing the others feelings. These behaviors separate male and female brain and hormonal differences. Louann Brizendine neurobiologist Networks today reveals the stages in the life of the male brain and its relationship with the opposite sex, a road fraught with hormonal swings that mark the personal life of every man and his environment”.

  14. Warren Buffett speech at Florida University.
    Here are some very interesting aspects of his life he said:
    1. – He bought his first share at age 11 and now regrets that he started … Too late!
    2. – He bought a small farm at age 14 with savings from delivering newspapers.
    3. – He still lives in the same small 3-bedroom house in
    Omaha that he bought after he married 50 years ago. He says he has everything he needs in that house. Her house has no fence or gate.
    4. – He drives his own car everywhere and does not carry a driver
    or bodyguards.
    5. – He never travels by private jet, although he owns the largest private jet company in the world.
    6. – His company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 63 companies. He writes only one letter each year to the CEOs of these companies, giving them goals for the year. He never holds meetings or calls regularly.
    He has given his CEO’s only two rules:
    • Rule 1: Do not lose any money from its shareholders.
    • Rule 2: Do not forget rule number 1.
    7. – He does not socialize with people of high society. His pastime after he gets home is to prepare some popcorn and watch television.
    8. – Bill Gates, the world’s richest man met him for only 5 years ago. Bill Gates thought he had nothing in common with Warren Buffett.
    So he had scheduled the meeting for only for half hour. But when Gates met him, the meeting lasted for ten hours and Bill Gates became a devotee of Warren Buffett.
    9. – Warren Buffet does not carry a cell phone, nor has a computer on his desktop.
    10. – His advice for young people: Stay away from credit cards and invest in yourself…. AND REMEMBER:
    A). The money does not create man, but was the man who created money.
    B). Life is as simple as you can do.
    C). Do not do what others say. Listen, but do what makes you feel better.
    D). Do not rely on brand advertising. Use and wear those things that you feel comfortable.
    E). Do not waste your money on unnecessary things. Spend on those who really need it.
    F). After all, is your life. Why give others the opportunity to drive it?
    G). If money isn’t used to share with others, then what’s the point?
    H). Do not spend money you do not have. The credit, loans, etc. were invented by consumerism.
    I). Before buying something, think: What happens if I do not buy it? If the answer is ‘Nothing’, do not buy it, because…. you do not need it.
    “Nothing we have brought to the world and nothing we’re going to take …”
    Warren Buffet, known to many as the greatest investor of all time has been donated to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 80% of his fortune, ie 37 billion dollars being the single largest donation made in the United States history.

  15. Jan 2007
    The 1,400 km voyage from Senegal to the Canary Islands is now the favoured way for illegal immigrants to enter Europe. But as many as 40% never make it.

  16. Advances in neuromarketing over the past decade have moved the industry to a point where it is finally a practical addition to the marketer and product designer’s toolbox. Mr. Marquis will demonstrate how tracking the second-by-second engagement of consumers interacting with a variety of media using biometric measurements including eye tracking, heart rate, breathing,
    GSR and movement allows companies to better understand how they cognitively process and emotionally react to visual information

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