Talks @ Pulitzer: Reporting Famine and Other Crises
On Wednesday, May 7, author Suzanne Franks joins with the Pulitzer Center to focus on how journalists report on disasters around the globe. Part of her interest is in looking back: In 1984, the reporting of a 'biblical famine' in East Africa, combined with the pop star glamour of Live Aid, confirmed a predominance of TV news and changed the dynamics of the aid business forever. For Franks, it defined a generation's view of Africa and had a long term influence on the nexus of global politics, cel
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Leader of Germany's anti-Muslim movement resigns
The leader of German anti-Muslim movement PEGIDA resigns after a photo of him posing as Hitler and reports that he called refugees "scumbags" emerged. At around the same time, thousands of its members gather in Leipzig. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the glo
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3.2 Asking for and giving information on the telephone

Here are some common phrases that people use when telephoning:

Giving the reason for a call

  • I'm phoning for some information on ...

  • I'd like some more detailed material ...

  • I'd like to meet someone from CNT ...

  • I need some information ...

  • I need to talk to an accountant.

Making requests

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Expedition 39 NFL Draft Message
NASA Astronauts and Flight Engineers of Expedition 39 Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio downlinked a message from the International Space Station to kick off the NFL network's draft night coverage. The International Space Station crew were asked by the NFL to provide this special message, since the Houston Texans are selected for the first draft and Houston is home of the space station astronauts back on Earth.
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El mudéjar aragonés - en español
En el reino de Aragón se darán, quizás, las mejores muestras del mudéjar hispánico. Se distinguen tres centros principales: Zaragoza, Teruel y Calatayud. (2:59)
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Space to Ground: "Flying" High: 1/9/15
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us.
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Learn with Pictures #1 - Get Your Vegetables!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Here at SpanishPod101.com, we’ve discovered the easiest way for you to learn Spanish vocabulary words. Put us to the test with this video tutorial designed to teach you about something that you can’t live without. In this Spanish video tutorial, you’ll learn the words for all sorts of vegetables. The video shows [...]
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Information, Biological Complexity and Emergence
Faraday Institute Research Seminar given by Prof. Gennaro Auletta (Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome) on 6th October 2009
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University of Toledo Parking Garages Close For Maintenance
WTOL-11 reports on the closure of two parking garages at The University of Toledo. The garages will be closing during the summer of 2012 for repairs.
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Introduction

The key message of this course is that different psychologists focus on different aspects of human behaviour in different ways. Take the topic of learning, some psychologists will study what happens in our brain when we learn, while others will consider how we learn within a social context. This course will first highlight how psychology is now a very visible part of everyday life and then explore its diverse roots in medicine, philosophy, biology, psychoanalysis a
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Islam: Final Things
Religions all make claims about the purpose of life and 'final' destinations. In this video Dr Jon Hoover and Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discuss aspect of Islam's teaching on final things.
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Norse Mythology: Day and Night, Sun and Moon

At first the world was a dark and gloomy place, even with the great open sky.  The Gods had to create the sun and the moon.  They also had to invent day and night to make his time better.  Night was the daughter to Narfi, she was beautiful creature.  Night and her second husband had a daughter named Earth.  Night and her third husband named Dawn and they had a fair hair shining sun named Day.  The sun and t
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Nature partner journal launches at UNSW
A new scientific journal focusing on the rapidly developing areas of quantum research that promise to revolutionise the processing and transmission of information has been launched by Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne. npj Quantum Information is an international open-access journal and the first Nature Partner Journal based in Australia. Professor Michelle Simmons, Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology at
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Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Obama touts Minnesota "day in the life" visit
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe President Barack Obama reviews his trip last week to Minneapolis which was billed as the first in a series of trips aimed at reconnecting Obama with Democrats but which Republicans dismissed as a public relations campaign. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia n
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Lesson 06 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 6 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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The global and Euro area crises: Will next time be different?
Sean Berrigan Director for Financial Stability and Monetary Affairs in DG ECFIN at the European Commission gives a seminar on the Euro crisis. Chaired by Max Watson of St Antony's College, Oxford.
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Duke Medicine Profiles: Louis C. Almekinders, MD
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Absolute Beginner Japanese for Every Day #10 - 10 Lines You Need For Introducing Yourself
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! In your home country, there are some phrases that are so common you use them or hear them every day. The same is true in Japan too, so why not give your Japanese an instant boost by learning them in this video lesson? With Risa’s help, you’ll be sounding like a [...]
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