Upper Intermediate S4 #21 - You’re as Sneaky as a Japanese Cat
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Your friend’s thirtieth birthday is coming up, and you want to do something special for her. Of course, she has told you in Japanese many times, “I hate surprise parties. I don’t like to celebrate my birthday. If you want to do something, let’s just have a quiet dinner.” However, you [...]
14.06 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (MIT)
This course is a survey of modern macroeconomics at a fairly advanced level. Topics include neoclassical and new& growth theory, consumption and saving behavior, investment, and unemployment. It also includes use of the dynamic programming techniques. Assignments include problem sets and written discussions of macroeconomic events. This course is recommended for students planning to apply to graduate school in economics.
21F.503 Intermediate Japanese I (MIT)
This course covers JSL (Japanese: the Spoken Language, Part 1, by Eleanor H. Jorden with Mari Noda, Yale University Press, 1987) Lessons 12 through 17, providing opportunities to acquire basic skills for conversation, reading, and writing. The program emphasizes ACTIVE command of Japanese, not passive knowledge. The goal is not simply to study the grammar and vocabulary, but to improve the ability to use Japanese accurately and appropriately with fluency, building on the basic skills gained in J
5.32 Intermediate Chemical Experimentation (MIT)
5.32 involves more advanced experimental work than 5.310 or 5.311. The course emphasizes organic synthesis assisted by chiral catalysis, purification, and analysis of organic compounds employing such methods as IR, 1D and 2D NMR, UV spectroscopies and mass spectrometry, and thin layer and non-chiral and chiral gas chromatography. In 5.32, experiments also involve enzyme purification, characterization and assays, as well as molecular modeling in organic synthesis and in biochemical syst
21F.213 High-Intermediate Academic Communication (MIT)
The goal of this course is to review grammar and develop vocabulary building strategies to refine oral and written expression. Speaking and writing assignments are designed to expand communicative competence. Assignments are based on models and materials drawn from contemporary media (newspapers and magazines, television, Web). The models, materials, topics and assignments vary from semester to semester.
14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics (MIT)
This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. In addition to standard competitive models, we study deviations due to externalities, asymmetric information, and imperfect rationality. We apply this material to policy debates including minimum wage regulations, food stamp provision, trade protection, educational credentials, health insurance markets, and Internet shopping.
14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics (MIT)
This subject considers three topics of macroeconomics that are alive and controversial for policy today. The topics are: economic growth - the roles of capital accumulation, increased education, and technological progress in determining economic growth; savings - the effect of government and private debt on economic growth; and exchange-rate regimes - their role in the Great Depression and today.
14.04 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (MIT)
This course focuses on the following topics: basic theory of consumer behavior; production and costs; partial equilibrium analysis of pricing in competitive and monopolistic markets; general equilibrium; welfare; and externalities. It is recommended for students planning to apply to graduate school in economics, accounting, or finance.
2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer (MIT)
2.51 is a 12-unit subject, serving as the Mechanical Engineering Department's advanced undergraduate course in heat and mass transfer. The prerequisites for this course are the undergraduate courses in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, specifically Thermal Fluids Engineering I and Thermal Fluids Engineering II or their equivalents. This course covers problems of heat and mass transfer in greater depth and complexity than is done in those courses and incorporates many subjects that are not incl
Continental Army 1777- Documentary
A short documentary about the the New York Campaign of 1777. This was the turning point of the American Revolutionary War. Learn what life was really like in the Continental Army during this important campaign through stories told by those who are part of the re-enactment. (Video utilizes film of re-enactments and text.)
37. To Be or To Stay? (Intermediate)
Learn Italian with Podcasts! Today's episode is inspired by an email that we recently got from one of our listeners -- that's Gary from New York, grazie Gary! -- in the email, Gary suggested us to create a story that explains when and why the verb "stare", "to stay" is used versus the verb "essere", [...]
38. Emergency: Call 118! (Intermediate)
Learn intermediate level Italian with Podcasts! Today's episode is about... how to deal with emergencies. Inspired by yet another feedback from one of our listeners -- this time is Maria from England, today's episode will show you how to ask for help in a emergency situation. This episode will complement and expand lesson 38 beginner [...]
39. Validate Your Ticket! (Intermediate)
Learn Italian with Podcasts! One of the most convenient ways to travel throughout Italy is by train - In today's episode we're going to hear a conversation that takes place on a train in Italy between a foreign tourist and a ticket controller, and we'll learn a thing or two about travelling by train, tickets, [...]
40. Do Not Double Park! (Intermediate)
Our two friends and listeners Debbie and Antonio are back from Italy. They say: "We loved our trip and everything was great - except for when we had to... park our car! Is it really that difficult to find a parking space in Italy?" -- Truth to be told, it can be quite an adventure, [...]
41. What A Nice Dinner! (Intermediate)
Learn intermediate level Italian with Podcasts! One of Italian people's favorite ways to relax and unwind after a long day at work is to have dinner with friends. Jane invited Massimo over for dinner the other night: she cooked a great meal and made first-class tiramisu for dessert. He brought some excellent Pinot Grigio, and [...]
42. Attention All Passengers! (Intermediate)
Learn Italian with Podcasts! Most likely, the very first thing you will see when visiting Italy is the airport you are arriving to - In today's episode we'll talk about "viaggiare" (to travel), "aeroporti" (airports), e "aerei" (airplanes). We'll hear an announcement over a PA system and we'll learn some useful vocabulary terms you may [...]
43. Are You Ready To Order? (Intermediate)
In today's episode we'll talk about Italian food and restaurants! Italy is not only famous for its history and its artistic masterpieces, but also and most of all for its food: first class dishes and delicious desserts make Italian cuisine one of the best cuisines in the world. We are going to show a classic [...]
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