Il était une fois - Les Amériques
Beginner - Intermediate
52 Videos

Travel back in time to the pre-colonial Americas, up to Cortés's invasion of Aztec territories, in the instructive animated series Il était une fois - Les Amériques (Once Upon a Time - The Americas).

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The series Il était une fois… les Amériques: Les premiers Américains (Once Upon a Time… the Americas: The First Americans) relates American history from the very beginning up to the twentieth century. Enjoy the opening song about the making of America and its first settlers...

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Finding food was often difficult for the earliest settlers of the Americas. Luckily for the characters in this video, there's enough berries to go around.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Since all the animals have moved away from their area, these early Americans are forced to follow in their paw prints... otherwise they'll have no food!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

It's one thing to have to track down a woolly mammoth for food, but it's another thing to cook it! Luckily these prehistoric Americans just discovered how to make fire.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The series Il était une fois... les Amériques: Les premiers Américains (Once Upon a Time... The Americas: The First Americans) relates American history from the very beginning up to the twentieth century. In this episode, hunters boast about their day chasing after a huge animal.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The Maestro has made his final journey and will not join the next expedition. It's time to bid him farewell!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this segment of the Il était une fois episode on the Americas, a group of hunters go across what is now known as the Bering Strait in search of game. Little do they know that, by doing so, they'll become the first settlers of North America!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This tribe of hunters must use whatever they can find to nourish themselves and survive. Luckily, two of their children stumble across a pond full of fish after the ice melts, giving them plenty more to eat.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Food is scarce, too many men, not enough game to kill. What are they to do? The explorers setting foot on the Americas are having a tough time.

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