National Geographic's Exciting People and Places

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    Machu Picchu

    About this Video

    A story on Machu Picchu in the Andes and the tourism that supports the local community.

    Key Learning Points

    • expressing hopes
    • describing places
    • Capoeira

      About this Video

      Project Axe helps Brazil's street children begin a new life by teaching them a graceful martial art.

      Key Learning Points

      • tracing historical background
      • expressing a past action with a present result
      • The Pumpkin Throw

        About this Video

        Contestants compete at the Punkin Chunkin contest to see who catapults pumpkins the farthest.

        Key Learning Points

        • presenting rules and objectives
        • describing events
        • Hawaii's Hula Hoop

          About this Video

          A story on the hula in Hawaii, including its history, halaus, and the Merrie Monarch festival hula competition.

          Key Learning Points

          • telling stories
          • using past tense
          • Quiz Words from These Videos

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