Build your vocabulary
Why watch it?
- The characters generally have clear British accents.
- The topics are presented in simple and understandable language; it was made for teenagers.
- There is topic-specific vocabulary (about the human body), and there is excellent visual context to help you understand.
Once upon a time…life is an animated television series for teenagers about the human body. The series consists of 26 episodes teaching about the human body and the different systems in it. Every episode focuses on a different organ or system, such as the brain, the heart, the circulatory system etc. The series combines entertaining storylines and colourful characters with factual information. There are other themes in the Once Upon a Time… series, including space, planet earth and historical events.