Video zone

Video zone

Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos in English?

In this section, watch YouTube videos on a wide range of topics, including science, psychology, entertainment, culture, nature and sport. The videos are specially selected for learners at B2 English level (upper intermediate) and C1 English level (advanced).

You will develop your ability to understand a variety of accents and speakers, as well as a range of colloquial and idiomatic language in context.

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Which information is more important to the human brain: what we see or what we feel? Watch a psychologist trying to answer this question with a simple demonstration.

Guy Martin is a professional motorbike racer. In this video, he tries to ride a motorbike on water. Can he ride fast enough to do it?

A cuttlefish is a common sea animal with an amazing ability to change appearance. Are there any limits to this ability? Watch this video to find out.

We usually think of fruit as a healthy food. But could it also have some negative effects?

Dolphins are much more intelligent than humans when it comes to fishing: they don’t even need a net. Watch this video to see how they do it.

Cucumber or grapes? What happens when two monkeys do the same task but get 'paid' in different ways? Watch this funny video to find out how monkeys react to inequality.

The emotion of fear is essential for humans to survive. So why is it that babies have no fear of snakes?

In this game show, why does the host Mel get just as stressed as the contestant Lindsey? Watch and find out!

Watch five-year-old JJ describing three famous paintings to professional art critics. Can the experts guess the paintings correctly?

Orang-utans use sticks to catch insects, but do you think they would use human tools? Watch this video and find out!

Oussama, a Syrian man living in Turkey, talks about how important education and English are for his life and future.

Can elephants learn to work together to complete a task that they cannot achieve on their own?

In this video, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells us about the healthy snacks that she eats in the spaceship.

Do you know how to tie a tie? In this video Charles teaches us how to tie a Windsor knot. 

Learning how to chop an onion is really, really useful. You'll probably chop hundreds, if not thousands, of onions in your life. So, learn how to do it really well with this video.  

Would you like to stay in a hotel made out of salt? Watch this video to find out more about this unusual hotel in Bolivia.