Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work (TED Talks)

Jill Heinerth The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves (TED Talks)

Extreme Sports

 

Questions:

  1. Which sport do you find most unusual? Most dangerous? Most fun?
  2. Would you like to try any of these activities?

 

Vocabulary:

to lay claim
dual nature
pugilistic power
mental acuity
sparring
to be declared a winner
to sustain a blow
thrill-seeking travelers
knee-pads

rugged terrain
plywood

to stay upright
a daredevil
to incur bumps and bruises
to suffer the fair share of tumbles and falls
a piddling prize
nobility and refinement
a cushioned hamster ball
an inflatable ball
to cushion impact
to make one’s return to prominence
athletic prowess
a ferret

a trampoline

the elements
a buoyant vessel
capsizing (of a boat)
tongue-in-cheek

 

Music is Medicine (TED Talks)

A Vision of Crimes in the Future (TED Talks)

Learning Styles & the Importance of Critical Self-Reflection (TED Talks)

About Tea

 

What Makes a Good Life? (TED Talks)

Credits (TED Talks)

What Are Animals Thinking and Feeling? (TED Talks)

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