Django Reinhardt - The Sheik of Araby
Jazz guitar genius Django Reinhardt with the Quintette du Hot Club de France for the 1937 recording of "The Sheik of Araby".
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Good Morning, Mr Mandela [Audio]
Speaker(s): Zelda la Grange | Zelda la Grange (@ZeldalaGrangeSA) grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. Yet just a few years after the end of Apartheid she would become a most trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela, growing to respect and cherish the man she had been taught was the enemy. Zelda la Grange will speak about her new book in conversation with John Carlin. Good Morning, Mr Mandela tells the story of how a young woman had her life, beliefs, pr
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Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
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Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.
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Facial anomalies are frequent conditions in children in every part of the world. If these anomalies are not treated appropriately and adequately, there will be imposition of severe psychosocial problems on the parents of such children. And, the appropriateness and adequacy of the definitive treatment, which is often surgery, lie in the proper understanding of the anatomic and embryologic bases of these anomalies. This module addresses these issues and is very important to the practice of oral an
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Acknowledgements

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject to Creative Commons licence). See terms and conditions.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following:

Unit image: Copyright (C) Image Source/Rex Features

Figure 2: Copyright (C) Christine Pleines : Figure 7: 'Weltkarte des Glücks', Globus Infografik GmbH (dpa-Infografik) : Figure 8: Collins German Dictionary, 2007; Figure 26:
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • express views and feelings in German

  • use different tenses

  • give factual information about Austria, Germany and Switzerland

  • understand the conventions governing the use of du and Sie

  • know some strategies for using dictionaries.


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Introduction

In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit.

Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
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Defrag: WPA2, Virtual Desktops, Cool KB's | The Defrag Show

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Research in action at Marquette University | Spinal cord injuries
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Pride &Prejudice (1995) Episode 6 (Part 5/6)
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This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel.  This is part

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Rate Tornado Damage (Interactive)
The whirling winds of tornadoes can produce damage that ranges from broken tree limbs to a block of houses swept from their foundations. They can inflict utter devastation across a wide swath of land or, remarkably, destroy one house and leave others on either side largely untouched. In this interactive activity from NOVA Online, you will evaluate scenes of destruction utilizing the most widely used scale for assessing a tornado's intensity, the Fujita scale.
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5.2 National identity and diasporic citizenship

National identity is frequently associated with country of origin and place of birth. This association created difficulties for many Jewish refugees in the 1930s who, like Lotte and Wolja, had to flee their country of origin. Despite the fact that he had his German nationality revoked and was stateless, the UK authorities viewed Wolja as ‘German’ because he was born in Berlin. In May 1940, when a German invasion was feared, many such people were deemed to be ‘enemy aliens’ a
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