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Learning Languages


Going to School / Vamos a la escuela

Going to School / Vamos a la escuela

Miniclips: Learn Spanish

Elliot has just started school in Madrid, but luckily, his cousin Alba is there to help him get through his first day! Join Elliot as he learns about the names of common classroom objects and revises his teacher’s basic instructions. Featuring...Show More
Let's Go / Vamos

Let's Go / Vamos

Miniclips: Learn Spanish

Elliot is about to fly to Spain to visit his family, including his cousin Alba, who has sent him a postcard. Join Elliot as he learns how to talk about his Spanish family members, including the difference between masculine and feminine words, and...Show More
What's Your Name? / ¿Cómo te llamas?

What's Your Name? / ¿Cómo te llamas?

Miniclips: Learn Spanish

Elliot is new to school in Madrid, so his cousin Alba introduces him to her friends. Join Elliot as he learns how to introduce himself in Spanish and how the Spanish alphabet works, so he can write his own name and the names of his new friends....Show More
Enjoy Your Meal! / ¡Buen provecho!

Enjoy Your Meal! / ¡Buen provecho!

Miniclips: Learn Spanish

It’s lunchtime, and Elliot is so hungry! Luckily, his cousin Alba is there to help him figure out the menu. Join Elliot as he learns about numbers and prices in Spain, as well as all the delicious dishes on his Spanish menu. Featuring fun...Show More
Welcome to Spain / Bienvenido a España

Welcome to Spain / Bienvenido a España

Miniclips: Learn Spanish

Elliot arrives in Madrid and meets his cousin Alba, who is ready to help him learn some Spanish! Join Elliot as he learns about all the places in the world where Spanish is spoken, with the help of some new Spanish-speaking friends from around...Show More
Japanese Baseball

Japanese Baseball

Language and Culture: Japanese

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in Japan and, from the polite and respectful conduct of players on the field and spectators in the stands, it reflects the values of Japanese society itself. Featuring topical vocabulary and a wealth of...Show More
The Language of Respect

The Language of Respect

Language and Culture: Japanese

The culture of respect is one of the most important values in Japanese society. This video explores how respect is deeply rooted in communication – both verbal and non-verbal – between people of varying relationships and positions. Delving...Show More
A Gift Giving Culture

A Gift Giving Culture

Language and Culture: Japanese

There is no single word in the Japanese language for ‘gift’. Instead, every type of gift giving has its own name, which perhaps conveys how important a tradition the presenting and receiving of gifts is in Japanese culture. From mid-year...Show More
Chinese Titles and Relationships

Chinese Titles and Relationships

Language and Culture: Chinese

Should you say ‘hello’ to your friends and your parents in the same way? How should you address your teachers? Is it rude to call people ‘old’? This video answers these questions and more, explaining how respect is communicated through...Show More
Technology and Communication

Technology and Communication

Language and Culture: Chinese

Can facial recognition prevent crime? How could 5G change everyday life? How influential are ‘WeChat’ and ‘TikTok’ in China? This video answers these questions and more, tracing the history of technology and communication in China from...Show More
Dialects in Chinese Languages

Dialects in Chinese Languages

Language and Culture: Chinese

Are Mandarin and Chinese the same thing? How was the standard national language of China chosen? Are dialects really that different from one another? This video answers these questions and more, tracing the history of the Chinese language from...Show More
The Months of the Year (Los Meses del Año)

The Months of the Year (Los Meses del Año)

This video teaches children the months of the year in Spanish to develop their vocabulary by going through birthdays of different family members.
Tutoyer ou Vouvoyer: Familiar or Formal?

Tutoyer ou Vouvoyer: Familiar or Formal?

Language and Culture: French

What’s the difference between ‘tu’ and ‘vous’? How can you tell which one to use? What should you say to avoid offending someone? This video answers these questions and more, explaining the history of ‘tu’ and ‘vous’ and the...Show More
La Marianne: Symbol of the French Republic

La Marianne: Symbol of the French Republic

Language and Culture: French

Who is Marianne? Was she a real person? What does she represent? This video answers these questions and more, explaining Marianne’s origins, how she came to symbolise the French Republic and how she has transformed over time to reflect a...Show More
Le Croissant: Symbol of a Nation

Le Croissant: Symbol of a Nation

Language and Culture: French

Who made the first croissant? How did it make its way to France? What do you need to make your own croissant au beurre fait maison? This video answers these questions and more, tracing the history of the croissant and providing an easy recipe to...Show More
Farm Animals (Los Animales de la Granja)

Farm Animals (Los Animales de la Granja)

Animals (Los Animales)

Learn new Spanish vocabulary about farm animals like the cow, horse, sheep, hen, rabbit, donkey, goat, dog, cat and many others. Do you know what a donkey sounds like? How about a sheep? Find out in this Spanish language video and learn about...Show More
Wild Animals (Les Animaux Sauvages)

Wild Animals (Les Animaux Sauvages)

Animals (Les Animaux)

Learn new French vocabulary and find out about wild animals like the lion, elephant, giraffe, monkey, crocodile, gorilla, zebra, tiger, rhinoceros, bear, wolf and many more. Do you know what color zebras' stripes are? How about tigers' stripes?...Show More
Where Things Are (Las Preposiciones de Lugar)

Where Things Are (Las Preposiciones de Lugar)

This video teaches children about the positions of objects in Spanish. They will learn the positions of objects and people inside, in front, next to, below, above, and between. With the help of the Chester cat students will learn the spatial...Show More
Wild Animals (Los Animales Salvajes)

Wild Animals (Los Animales Salvajes)

Animals (Los Animales)

Learn new Spanish vocabulary and find out about wild animals like the lion, elephant, giraffe, monkey, crocodile, gorilla, zebra, tiger, rhinoceros, bear, wolf and many more. Do you know what color zebras' stripes are? How about tigers' stripes?...Show More
Where Things Are (Prépositions de Lieu)

Where Things Are (Prépositions de Lieu)

This video teaches children about the positions of objects in French. They will learn the positions of objects and people inside, in front, next to, below, above, and between. With the help of the Chester cat students will learn the spatial...Show More
Wild Animals (Animali Selvatici)

Wild Animals (Animali Selvatici)

Animals (Gli Animali)

Learn new Italian vocabulary and find out about wild animals like the lion, elephant, giraffe, monkey, crocodile, gorilla, zebra, tiger, rhinoceros, bear, wolf and many more. Do you know what color zebras' stripes are? How about tigers' stripes?...Show More
Days of the Week (Los Días de la Semana)

Days of the Week (Los Días de la Semana)

This video teaches children the days of the week in Spanish to develop their vocabulary.
The Weather (Le Temps Atmosphérique)

The Weather (Le Temps Atmosphérique)

This video teaches children about weather in French. They will learn what the weather can be like: when there is sun, it is sunny, when there are many clouds, it is cloudy, if drops of water fall, it is raining, when you hear thunder and see...Show More
The Weather (Il Tempo Atmosferico)

The Weather (Il Tempo Atmosferico)

This video teaches children about weather in Italian. They will learn what the weather can be like: when there is sun, it is sunny, when there are many clouds, it is cloudy, if drops of water fall, it is raining, when you hear thunder and see...Show More
The Weather (El Tiempo Atmosférico)

The Weather (El Tiempo Atmosférico)

This video teaches children about weather in Spanish. They will learn what the weather can be like: when there is sun, it is sunny, when there are many clouds, it is cloudy, if drops of water fall, it is raining, when you hear thunder and see...Show More