Season 1 – Lesson 24 – Coffee Break Spanish
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In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara introduce the necessary language for staying on a campsite in a Spanish-speaking country, from tent hire to shower blocks! They also cover the alphabet and the variations in certain letters in different parts of the Spanish-speaking world.

Please note that lesson 24 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 124 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-4
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31. Department of Computer Security? It’s a Joke
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1.4.1 Historical background

European unification was begun by the social democratic and Christian democratic leaders of the Western European states who had fought each other during the Second World War. The idea was to create a community of states that would guarantee peace and prosperity. The process turned out to be long and arduous, particularly after the federalist failures of the Congress of the Hague (1949) and the European Defence Community (1953). The main emphasis was on economic co-operation, and the project w
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Testing copy of ITSE 1359 Introduction to Scripting Languages: Python
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4.8.3 Mode

The mode, or modal value, is the most popular value in a set of numbers, the one that occurs most often. However, it is not always possible to give the mode as some sets of values do not have a single value that occurs more than each of the others. Like the median, the mode can help us to get a better feel for the set of values. Retailers find the mode useful when they want to know which item to restock first.

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Five Little Ducks Numbers Song | Educational Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs by Booga Boo Animals
Learn Numbers with Five Little Ducks Song | Educational Rhymes & Kids Songs by Booga Boo Animals. (03:39)
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PLE i innovació educativa
Eugeni Garcia Rierola
Els Entorns Personals d’Aprenentatge (PLE) suposen un punt d’inflexió en la discussió i pràctiques referides a l’aprenentatge amb TIC, que posa en evidència la urgència d’un canvi de direcció en […]
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2.2 Analysing communication problems

Below are two very different responses to Case Study 1.

  1. The main cause of the ‘communication problem’ was the Bangladeshi woman’s poor grasp of spoken English, which meant she was unable to communicate her needs clearly or to understand what was being said to her during her stay in hospital. She probably lacked confidence in herself, either because of her language difficulties or because of her cultural background. Perhaps the hospital could hav
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References

Department of Health (1989)An Introduction to the Children Act 1989, HMSO, London.
Welsh, I. (1993)Trainspotting, Minerva, London.

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4.2.7 Some other advice

  • Keep to the subject, and pick the right conference for your contribution.

  • Before you write a message, take time to see what is being discussed and how. Lurking is quite acceptable online.

  • Keep messages short. People don't want to read large chunks of text on-screen.

  • Write a good subject line (title) for your message – people often haven't time to read messages unless the subject line looks relevant.


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2.2 The origins of a rights discourse

In some form, the ideas of ‘rights’ and ‘justice’ could probably be found in all societies and cultures. They are moral concepts because they are concerned with moral ideals; with how things should be rather than describing how things are. However, the notion of rights now has a prominence in political debate in a way it has not had in other times and places. In the political thought of the ancient world, for example, a key question was how individuals could best contrib
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21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
This subject offers a broad survey of texts (both literary and philosophical) drawn from the Western tradition and selected to trace the immediate intellectual antecedents and some of the implications of the ideas animating Darwin's revolutionary On the Origin of Species. Darwin's text, of course, is about the mechanism that drives the evolution of life on this planet, but the fundamental ideas of the text have implications that range well beyond the scope of natural history, and the assumptions
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Horace Mann - The Father Of American Education
This 10:37 minute video goes into detail about the accomplishments of Horace Mann using photos from the time period. The video does an excellent job of breaking down Mann's beliefs into eight different areas. One of the better videos about Mann and what he wished for the nation's youth. Good quotes. Best for older students and teachers. Moves slowly and presents examples.
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Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 010
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In this final episode of the season, Mark discusses the Sorteo de Navidad, the Spanish Christmas lottery known as El Gordo. In the Subjunctive of the Week segment, Fernanda talks about es bueno que… and our festive Quotation of the Week focuses on a quotation about the Christmas spirit.

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Christians United for Israel, plus Mickey Edwards and Matt Welch
John McCain has won the GOP nomination. Can he win the hearts and minds of the Christian right? Bill Moyers Journal reports on popular conservative evangelist John Hagee and his controversial endorsement of McCain. Hagee, leader of the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel (CUFI), has been criticized for controversial remarks about Catholics and about America's role in the Middle East. Then, Bill Moyers talks about the state and future of conservatism in light of Senator McCa
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4.7 Rectangular hyperbola (e = √2)

If the eccentricity e of a hyperbola is equal to √2, then e2 = 2 and b = a. Then the asymptotes of the hyperbola have equations y = ±x, so they are at right angles. A hyperbola whose asymptotes are at right angles is called a rectangular hyperbola.

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5.5.1 Drawing the interview to a close

Up to now we have been considering how to control and conduct the main body of an interview. There remains, however, the need to draw it to a satisfactory close. You should remember that, while you are trying to select the best candidate, the candidates are also ‘selecting’ you. You need to remember that you as an interviewer are being assessed and selected, and you need to ensure your presentational and interpersonal skills are up to the job.

When you are satisfied that you
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2.10.1 Years

In this session you visit the musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud, where you find out about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh.

Key Learning Points

  • Understanding and using the numbers 70 to 100

  • Identifying and using dates (years)

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21W.735 Writing and Reading the Essay (MIT)
This is a course focused on the literary genre of the essay, that wide-ranging, elastic, and currently very popular form that attracts not only nonfiction writers but also fiction writers, poets, scientists, physicians, and others to write in the form, and readers of every stripe to read it. Some say we are living in era in which the essay is enjoying a renaissance; certainly essays, both short and long, are at present easier to get published than are short stories or novels, and essays are feat
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1.1 Preparation for study

One of the main purposes of this course is to help you develop two kinds of skills:

  • the general skills of being a student

  • some skills which are particularly associated with the way social scientists work.

Both are of fundamental importance to your success in studying other courses. This course is about the very basic study skills of reading and taking notes. These are basic in the sense that they are the foundation for al
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