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Why watch it?
- The narrator has a clear standard British accent.
- The vocabulary used is standard and understandable.
- There is topic-specific vocabulary about wildlife.
- There is excellent visual context to help you understand.
The Blue Planet is an award-winning nature documentary series created and produced by the BBC and narrated by David Attenborough. Each of the eight episodes examines a different aspect of life in the world’s oceans and shows creatures and behaviours that had never been filmed before. It is the first of three documentary series, followed by Planet Earth and Frozen planet.