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Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos in English?

In this section, watch YouTube videos on a wide range of topics, including science, sports, entertainment, technology, cooking and nature. The videos are specially chosen for teenagers and are for upper intermediate (CEFR level B2) and advanced (CEFR level C1) learners of English.

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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How often do you take selfies? In this video, students at a UK secondary school share their views on selfies and self-image.
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Have you ever tried breakdancing? Watch this and impress your friends by learning how to do a cool backspin!
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How can we solve the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans? Watch this video to find out how a giant ocean 'snake' could help!
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What is the tallest statue in the world? Watch the video to find out!
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Safer Internet Day is in February every year. Check out this music video showing us how to stay safe online.
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This 15-year-old is a world champion drone racer! Watch this video to find out all about this exciting sport.
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Do you send Christmas cards? Why not make your own one to send to your family or a friend? Watch and find out how!
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What’s the worst thing about having famous parents? Perhaps it’s their ability to troll you on Instagram. Watch David Beckham talk about his funny online comments towards his son, Brooklyn.
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The Grammys are annual music awards in the USA. What happened when Beyoncé went to the ceremony with her little daughter, Blue Ivy? Singer Camila Cabello tells the story.
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Margot Robbie is one of Hollywood’s top actresses. But did you know that she’s originally from a small town in Australia? Listen to her funny story about a very big snake!
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You’ve heard of extreme sports, but how about WCMX? This is a sport where people ride wheelchairs and do jumps and tricks. Listen to teenager Lily explain how she did an amazing jump.
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Do you think your mobile phone is clean? In this science experiment, some British teenagers discover how dirty their phones really are.
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Yusra Mardini is a Syrian swimmer who competed in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This is her incredible story.
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A hoodie is a casual type of jumper which has a hood to cover your head. How has this sporty item of clothing become so popular all around the world?
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Ariana Grande is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. But how did she begin her amazing singing career?
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Mog is 12 years old and has decided to enter a maths competition. Can he handle the pressure and become a champion?
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Mari Malek is a supermodel, DJ and actor. She is also a refugee. This is her story.
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In this video YouTubers and Twitch streamers share some really useful advice about how to stay safe on the internet. Watch and listen carefully so you keep safe and enjoy your time online.
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How often do you check your phone? How much is too much? This video gives us some important findings about technology addiction.
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It’s a common, everyday American food. But in space, even the ordinary things are amazing! Watch how this astronaut makes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in space.
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How can we make the world a better place? Listen to this song and learn how people plan to improve the world.
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Astronauts have to wash their hair too! Watch as Karen Nyberg on the International Space Station shows us how. 
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What's the best thing about social media? And what's the worst? In this video, young people say whether they think social media can be bad for your health.
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You can teach a pet dog some words like 'sit' or 'stay'. But how many words can a dog learn?
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Bullying happens to different people in different places. If it’s happened to you, you’re not alone. In this video, teenagers who have faced and overcome bullying talk about their experience.
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In the UK fewer women than men do sport regularly. The campaign ‘This girl can’ aims to encourage more women to do sport.
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Are you a fan of Harry Potter? If so, check out this video and learn more about JK Rowling's amazingly successful creations.  
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What do you know about climate change? This short webtoon was created by Edd Gould in collaboration with environmental organisation TVE (Television for the Environment). The aim was to raise awareness about climate change. 
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She’s been catching waves for over 60 years. Watch the video as Gwyn reflects on how she got started, surfing then and now and why she loves it so much.
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What is Ramadan? Why do people celebrate it, and what do they do? Watch some young people explaining all about it. 

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