Do you paraglide to work?

Do you paraglide to work?

Nestled in the Swiss Alps, the geography and climate make it possible to paraglide all year long in Vercorin. Which is why the tiny village in Switzerland is known as a paraglider’s paradise. Some people even commute to work attached to their gliders. We take to the sky with local resident Marie Glassey and her dog/co-pilot Maya to see why this form of transportation and recreation is so popular. #Paraglide #Switzerland #Commute

Have you visited these unexpected places in Dubai?

Have you visited these unexpected places in Dubai?

From breathtaking stargazing and vast wetlands to fascinating desert discoveries and ocean shipwrecks, we’ve found the best hidden gems to visit in Dubai. Come along on a diving adventure, meet the wildlife thriving in the desert, and be enchanted by the spectacular desert sky.

This Great Big Story was made possible by Visit Dubai

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

  • Average cosmopolitan city
  • It’s a lively place
  • Rich in culture
  • Steeped in history
  • An array of landscapes
  • What sets it apart is its many unexpected surprises
  • A thriving trade hub
  • Set in the spectacular desert landscape
  • One of the most exciting discoveries of the 21st century
  • Unique artifacts
  • Are on public display
  • The worlds only live museum
  • Delve deeper into the story
  • The 3D Cinematic room
  • The bustling city of Dubai
  • The vast wetlands
  • It comprises of a variety of
  • More than 25 000  resident migratory birds
  • Flock to the area
  • Guided tours take visitors on a journey
  • Through the eyes of a conservationist
  • The emerald waters of the Gulf
  • Over 500 species of aquatic life reside in the pristine warm waters
  • One of the most popular dive sites
  • For advanced open water divers
  • That lie deep below
  • Diverse wildlife
  • Is home to over 200 species of native birds
  • Nomadic civilizations relied on heavily to survive
  • Observation towers
  • On a historical adventure
  • Visitors can enjoy cultural performances
  • In the dark of the night
  • A technique involving the sun and stars
  • Due to the constantly shifting landscape
  • Stars lit up the sky
  • It still impacts modern navigation
  • Settle in and let these legends transport you
Fold, roll or bundle

Fold, roll or bundle

[Heathrow Airport]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Expert advice
  • Cabin crew
  • Fly 24/7
  • You know a thing or two
  • How best to get it all in
  • To make the job easier
  • Eliminate about a third
  • The truth is like your wardrobe you never use as much as you take
  • Stuff underwear or socks inside
  • Fill awkward gaps with very soft items
  • Bulkier items
  • Minimize creasing and maximize space
  • One by one fold the garments back in
  • Throw a bag from the dry cleaner on top of your packing
  • Next up non clothing items, such as toiletries, books and cameras
  • Double back your toiletries
  • Stain free clothes and gunk free cameras
  • Rather than stuffing the inside pockets of your case with all the bits your forgot to pack
Are you changing at Jamaica?

Are you changing at Jamaica?

[Jet Blue]

Changing trains at Jamaica Station is a rush-hour ritual for millions of Long Island Railroad commuters. Watch as JetBlue surprises a few of them with a different kind of change. Ready for your own Jamaica moment? Book now at JetBlue.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

• Good morning from Jamaica
• Are you changing at Jamaica
• In Jamaica it’s 85 degrees
• How long was your commute
• You’re on the beach, relax
• Feel the warmth
• A train ticket
• No joking matter now, serious now
• How would you like to trade in this train ticket for a plane ticket
• We’re sending you to Jamaica
• Take care