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Want to practice your academic listening? A Canadian website,, has scholars and professionals sharing their thoughts on a variety of topics from Arts & Culture and Sports to Philosophy and Politics & Society.

Fascinating videos that explain complex ideas in very easy to understand terms. The best part about them is that they are very short; only 2 – 3 minutes long. Here is your opportunity to improve your listening & notetaking skills and improve your vocabulary.

Viewers also have opportunities to ask follow-up questions using the ‘Ask a Question’ button.

Find out “Is China a more capitalist society than the United States?” The answer may surprise you.


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