Apartment Therapy – Small Spaces

Apartment Therapy – Small Spaces

 [apartment therapy]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Less to clean
  • Easier to maintain things
  • Functionality – Everything has a purpose
  • I have to have a bunch of things
  • Pots and pans
  • Re-do the kitchen
  • We live in the kitchen
  • Sliding doors
  • We have a little bit of privacy
  • The kitty litter box
  • My stuff stays closer to the floor and his stuff stays closer to the ceiling
  • You only surround yourself with things you love
  • There is no room for extra stuff you don’t need
What the holidays would look like if kids were in charge

What the holidays would look like if kids were in charge

  [soul pancake]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • If I were in charge of Christmas
  • I would decorate the stairs, the floor  
  • I would let the elves have a day off  and let them spend time with their babies
  • Play in the snow
  • I would decorate with snowflakes
  • Ornaments hanging from its head
  • Spend quality time with your family
  • Decorate the tree

Christmas

More Inspiration

Do you believe in mermaids?

Do you believe in mermaids?

 [wise channel]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • One of the world’s most popular myths
  • Learn to swim like mermaids
  • Sea Ambassadors
  • I felt like a goddess
  • It becomes an extension of yourself
  • The mermaid school is the brainchild of swimming instructor and professional diver Normeth Preglo
  • What the hell is that?
  • Our first mermaid camp
  • She teaches people extra skills in the water
  • Diving helps them overcome their fears
  • They help protect the ecosystem
  • By replanting broken coral in a coral nursery
  • Marine Biologists from the local government
  • Take good care of corals
  • Fully recover
  • Everyone who completes the training here, gets a certificate at the end of the course
Street Art

Street Art

Watch the following video :

 (DW English)
Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :
  • International participants in the Urban National Festival
  • Her work is on display in cities such as Paris and Chicago
  • These graffiti artists are working in Berlin for free
  • With the official permission of local authorities
  • An abstract visual language
  • You create a dialogue with the community
  • To bring together artists who enhance urban spaces in neighborhoods
  • By hosting workshops, events and exhibitions
  • It promotes community participation and creative exchange
  • To do projects in the city
  • Raise awareness
  • It’s not just vandalism
  • Has gained an international reputation as a capital of street art
  • Grey and drab at the time it’s run down facades became canvases for graffiti
  • It boosts neighborhood pride
  • Most locals seem to like what the artists do
  • Some will be replaced by new ones
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Watch the following video :

video : soulpancake
video : soulpancake

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • The best piece of advice
  • A big struggle
  • The rain will cease and the sun will shine again
  • Tomorrow is going to be a new day
  • A new opportunity to see the good in the world
  • Life lets you down
  • Reach out and help someone else
  • The whole world revolved around me
  • You get wrapped up with what you’re going through
  • Find peace in your inherent uncertainty
  • Does it add value to your life?
  • Thankfulness is the key to happiness
  • It reorients our perspective
  • Feel like we have purpose
  • We feel grateful to be here and to be alive
Small Acts of Kindness are Priceless

Small Acts of Kindness are Priceless

This is no ordinary pizzeria. At Rosa’s, customers can do something very unique: pay forward slices of $1 pizza for those in need with Post-It Notes.

Watch the following video :

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Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

I’ve been homeless on and off for the past 5 years

But at least I know I can look forward to 11 o’clock when I know I can get some fresh hot pizza

A “pay it forward” system

Customers can pre-purchase $1 slices for those in need

Which are redeemed with a sticky note on the wall

We told him to just keep the change it was already paid for

He redeemed one of the pr-purchased slices

I donate at least $5 a week

It’s just a great think

I’ve been 3 years off the street

I finally got myself out of the rut

Got myself an income

I want to pay forward

I’m working now; I want to buy a slice for someone else

In a city with a poverty rate that is higher all other big cities comparable to it

To see such a show of compassion and brotherly love is really, it’s inspiring

I think it’s pretty cool how powerful something this kind of small and simple can be

Homemade Potato Chips – A great snack for when you’re watching movies

Homemade Potato Chips – A great snack for when you’re watching movies

Watch the following video :

Homemade Potato Chips

Vocabulary to learn after the video :

  • Everybodys all time favourite snacks
  • Homemade potato chips
  • They are so much nicer than the store bought ones
  • So let’s get started
  • Low starch potato
  • Grab your slicer and slice the potatoes into fairly thin strips
  • So the slicer makes your life a lot easier
  • Get out as much starch as possible
  • Put the potatoes into a collander and give them a good rinse
  • Add in a couple of tablespoons of salt
  • Leve them set for about 30 minutes
  • Set them on a paper towel
  • Pat them down
  • You want them as dry as possible
  • If it sizzles up you know the oil is ready
  • You can use a deep frier if you have one
  • Just until they turn a nice golden brown
  • Frying by far produces the best results for me
  • Season them up
  • You can use whatever your taste buds are caling out for
  • A great snack for when you are watching movies
Mark Wood || Polar Explorer

Mark Wood || Polar Explorer

Thank you Mark for such an inspirational lesson !

Watch the following video :

Mark wood

Vocabulary to learn after watching video :

  • Standing at just above 4.700 m and you can see the clouds
  • As loud as you can
  • Wave your hands in the air
  • 1 ..2 .. 3 .. go
  • Mark Wood has reached the South Pole completing the first leg of his solo challenge
  • 700 miles walk across Antarctica took Mark 50 days to complete in temperatures as low as -50 degrees celsius
  • Nothing around, as you can see
  • Completely alone
  • Listen to the silence
  • How many times can you say that in your life

http://www.markwoodexplorer.com

UK’s First Cereal Café

UK’s First Cereal Café

Watch the following video :

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Vocabulary to learn after watching video :

Cereal used to be a lot of fun

You used to get the toys in the cereal

Fun factor

We just want to bring it back

We are the owners and founders of Cereal Killer Café

Specialty Cereal Café

120 different cereals from around the world

Good or bad

For the last two days

Some are quite rare and some are quite hard to get

We have dealers across the world

Only available one month of the year

They are Halloween specials

They are very limited

Hard work

We have managed to get “ A Shit ton” of  memorabilia

Some stuff that you haven’t seen before

Weird memorabilia

The biggest cereal experience of their life

Leave on a sugar high

I absolutely loved it or I absolutely despised it