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The Best Music Videos Of “What A Wonderful World”

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'What A Wonderful World' photo (c) 2006, Sharat Ganapati - license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

“What A Wonderful World” by Louie Armstrong is a super-popular song, and well-used by teachers of English Language Learners throughout the world.

This evening, Wendi Pillars shared a spoken version by David Attenborough that I hadn’t seen before, and I thought I’d take the opportunity to share the versions I’ve used with my students. I hope readers will share ones they like, too.

Here’s the version I use with my students:

Here’s the one Wendi shared:

Here’s a very unusual one I’ve share on my blog previously. It’s called “An Abridged History of Western Music in 16 Genres”:

Here’s Armstrong himself:

And here are a few others I’ve seen:

allatc offers an ELL lesson plan for the Wonderful World song.

Wonderful World is a lesson plan from All at C, that also includes a video not on this list.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. You might like this version of What a Wonderful World, Larry.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4nmVhnGtDw

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