24.901 Language and Its Structure I: Phonology (MIT)
24.901 is designed to give you a preliminary understanding of how the sound systems of different languages are structured, how and why they may differ from each other. The course also aims to provide you with analytical tools in phonology, enough to allow you to sketch the analysis of an entire phonological system by the end of the term. On a non-linguistic level, the course aims to teach you by example the virtues of formulating precise and explicit descriptive statements; and to develop your s
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Black Gold
Spindletop, an east Texas oil Field, produced 80,000 barrels a day and changed the country and oil production forever. This 2:41 long video tells the history of the drilling of this well and its impact on America. A good video for students as it shows the importance of innovation and determination. Also, a cause and effect essay on the dependency on oil is worth it.
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Collection " Les Bretons et leur Histoire "
A partir du 16e siècle, la traite négrière saigne l'Afrique : quinze à vingt millions d'hommes et de femmes sont déportés vers l'Amérique. Le commerce d'esclaves fera en particulier la richesse de Nantes, principal port négrier français au 18e siècle.

A travers les mémoires de l'armateur nantais Joseph Mosneron, "L'OR NOIR" revient sur l'histoire de la traite négrière. Soumises aux regards croisés
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In this class, we'll read a variety of Shakespeare plays-comedy, tragedy, and romance-while focusing on generic conventions,characterization, structure, historical context, themes, and production (both in film and on-stage). The goal of this course is to both introduce you to the issues of Shakespeare's dramatic literature and to develop your ability to read and write analytically about literary texts.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course ins
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Entretien avec Alfredo Espinoza (Rencontres 2011)

Alfredo Espinoza est le saxophoniste et clarinettiste chilien dont le film Escape al silencio, du cinéaste Diego Pequeño, raconte la singulière trajectoire professionnelle. Il a joué dans les années 70 dans des groupes français tels que "les Haricots Rouges" ou "les Pieds de Poule", puis il est rentré au Chili. Dans cet entretien, il revient sur sa formation de musicien, en Argentine, où il a passé une bonne partie de sa jeunesse.

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Niles Atallah, cinéaste chilien-étasunien, revient sur sa formation artistique, sa trajectoire atypique, et les personnages de son film Lucía, premier long métrage de fiction passé par "Cinéma en Construction" [festival Rencontres d'Amérique latine, Toulouse), qui cherche une esthétique de l’incommunication, montrant les barrières sociales et les vieux traumatismes d’une société qui n’offre guère d’alternative à l’isolement. La jeune femme sur qui pès
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Plant Cycles: Photosynthesis & Transpiration
What do plants need? Students examine the effects of light and air on green plants, learning the processes of photosynthesis and transpiration. Student teams plant seeds, placing some in sunlight and others in darkness. They make predictions about the outcomes and record ongoing observations of the condition of the stems, leaves and roots. Then, several healthy plants are placed in glass jars with lids overnight. Condensation forms, illustrating the process of transpiration, or the release of mo
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"Poetry Readings" by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
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