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MDR Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk - Thomas Röhler und die Folgen der Corona-Pause

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many elite athletes — including Olympic javelin champion Thomas Röhler — have had to change their training schedules. Training centers have been closed, and competitions have been put on hold. How do these athletes deal with the psychological effects of taking such a long break?

heute-show - Lutz van der Horst trifft auf Impfverweigerer View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

As part of a segment for the heute-show, a late-night satirical TV program, presenter and comedian Lutz van der Horst visits an anti-vaxxer demonstration in Hamburg to find out why these parents do not want to have their children vaccinated against preventable diseases.

Nachbarn - Andrea aus Forbach

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Andrea is a woman of German-French heritage who lives in Forbach, a French community very close to the border between France and Germany. Here, she takes us on a tour of this historically rich place, introducing us to some of the important monuments as well as remnants of the wars.

Ein Herz für Tiere - Fußpflege im Zoo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

In order for zoo animals to stay healthy, their skin, hooves, and horns need regular upkeep. In this video we visit Safariland Stukenbrock, where zookeepers care for elephants, rhinos, and bison – and develop special bonds with them through the grooming rituals. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Rheinmain im Blick - Mutmacher Rhaja Horst View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

The Moria refugee camp, on the Greek island of Lesbos, is characterized by crowded tents, mountains of garbage, and inhumane and unsanitary conditions. In summer 2020, Rhaja Horst traveled there to devote her time and energy to helping the refugees. The 19-year-old student from Reckenroth, a municipality in the Rhein-Lahn district, spent eight weeks at Moria giving German lessons. She encourages other who are interested in helping out to join an NGO and go.

Die Raumsonde Rosetta - Das Leben mit einem Kometen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Rosetta tells us about what she learned during her first year studying comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — and Philae, asleep on the comet itself, finally wakes up from his hibernation!

Die Raumsonde Rosetta - Kometenlandung View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Rosetta and Philae were ready for their biggest challenge yet: Philae’s landing on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. When Rosetta said goodbye to her lander and released it onto the comet's surface, the whole world watched in suspense to see what would happen next.

Rheinmain im Blick - Neue Frankfurter Altstadt ist endlich fertig View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Since 2011, an effort has been underway to reconstruct Frankfurt’s Old Town according to architectural models from the 16th to the 19th centuries. However, the new construction is about more than just attracting tourists: The changes are also delighting residents of the city, who are eager to sign up for tours.

Die Raumsonde Rosetta - Der Halleysche Komet View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Because they raise so many questions, celestial bodies have always fascinated humankind. Various probes — including Rosetta and her “little brother” Philae — have been sent into space to gather more information. This video presents the probes as courageous and curious figures in a whimsical fairy tale.

Deutsche Welle - Leben zwischen zwei Kulturen in Namibia - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Zuma Katjiuonga, a member of the Himba tribe, tells his girlfriend — whom he lives with in the modern city of Windhoek, Namibia – that his family married him off to a cousin when he went back to see them for a visit. How does Zuma’s girlfriend feel about it?

Deutsche Welle - Leben zwischen zwei Kulturen in Namibia - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

Twenty-nine-year-old Zuma Katjiuonga lives a double life: In Windhoek, the capital of the former German colony of Namibia, he works as a lighting technician for a state television station. He leads a modern life and has been in a steady relationship for two years. But he also belongs to the nomadic Himba tribe and feels committed to this tradition.

Die Wunder dieser Welt - Zwei Löwen und ein verletzter Fuchs

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The lion is, without question, the king of the animal world: In Africa, there is no animal as majestic and graceful... or as dangerous! But when a pack of lions encounters an injured sandfox cub, a certain protective instinct kicks in – which is the basis of the true story depicted in this heartwarming video.

Evolution - An Land - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

In addition to many majestic and fascinating species, evolution also led to the emergence of humankind — and we now have the obligation to protect our planet and care for all forms of life.

Evolution - An Land - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

In this video, we learn amazing things about leopards and rhinos — and why a life-giving river in New Zealand was granted protected status equivalent to that of a human being.

Evolution - An Land - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

Cheetahs, giraffes, and elephants are the fastest, tallest, and largest land animals, respectively—and they can all be found on the African savanna. Here, we learn about what makes them special, and why they’re threatened with extinction.

Evolution - An Land - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

From the oceans to the cliffs, from the steppe to the semi-desert, we continue our journey through our planet’s many biomes. Here, we meet spectacular white storks, and herds of wildebeests and zebras, whose distinctive stripes serve as camouflage against tsetse flies and horseflies.

Ein Herz für Tiere - Seehunddame Mieke View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

Mieke is a prematurely born seal pup who was rescued from an island in the North Sea and brought to Seal Centre Friedrichskoog in Schleswig-Holstein. After making tremendous progress under the guidance of her human caretakers, she is now ready to be released into the wild. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Evolution - Die Küsten - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Californian sea lions are quite adept on land, but spend most of their time in the water. They are considered to be elegant and intelligent animals with outstanding swimming abilities.

Evolution - Die Küsten - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

We continue following the humpback whales, learning about their migration patterns and how they raise their young. We also meet Californian sea lions, which, despite their heft, are very agile and adept — and also very peaceful.

Galileo - Zug vs. Flugzeug: Von München nach Berlin - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The race between airplane and train is coming to an end! Who will reach Alexanderplatz’s World Time Clock first—Claire or Olcay? It’s going to be close!

Evolution - Meeresbewohner - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In this video, we learn all about humpback whales. They might not be the largest whales, but they are extremely agile and graceful — and very musical as well!

Rund um den Airport - Airport auf Rädern - Der Flugzeugschlepper View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Hessian

Airplanes don’t have a reverse gear – but they don’t need one, either. In this episode of Frankfurt Airport’s “Rund um die Airport,” we learn about the incredible machinery used to tug massive airplanes around the tarmac.

Galileo - Zug vs. Flugzeug: Von München nach Berlin - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

By the time Olcay's flight from Munich to Berlin takes off, Claire’s train has already been traveling for three hours. This is going to be a close race!

Evolution - Meeresbewohner - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In this segment, we get to see some of the oldest inhabitants of the ocean and learn about how they have adapted to life under water.

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