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Try some yourself

1 Copy the number line below, and mark the following points on your copy:

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Introducción

In this session you are going to find some famous public places by following simple instructions.

Key learning points

  • Prepositional phrases

  • Prepositions of place

  • Reviewing the verb estar to indicate location


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8.3.3 Reactive ion etching: chlorine/argon plasma etching of aluminium

In a reactive ion etch (RIE), a chemical reaction is used to weaken the bonding of the surface of the material and assist the sputtering process. This combines the high rate and selectivity of a gas-phase etch with the directionality of a sputter etch.

For example, consider aluminium etched anisotropically by a Cl2/Ar mixed-gas plasma, which etches at up to 1 μm min−1:

  • Power pumped into the plasma breaks the gases up, rel
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Balancing Act: One Entrepreneur’s Journey with Social Enterprise
Entrepreneur Mpho Sekwele discusses how her background and years in the retail sector have influenced the way she runs her startup ventures.
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Ignite NCAR VII - The Future of Colorado's Water, a Seuss-like Tale - Jeff Lukas
CIRES' Jeff Lukas presents the state of Colorado's water and future projections from the Colorado Water Assessment using a Seuss-like rhyme that brings cleverness and smiles despite the subject's seriousness. (05:06)
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4.6 From Enlightenment to Romantic thinking

The Enlightenment had typically expressed, on the one hand, the soul and imagination and, on the other, reason and intelligence in terms of incompatible opposites. Not so Delacroix:

What are the soul and the intelligence when separated? The pleasure of naming and classifying is the fatal thing about men of learning. They are always overreaching themselves and spoiling their game in the eyes of those easy-going, fai
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3.4 Binding precedent

Not everything in a court case sets a precedent. The contents of a case report can be divided into two categories:

  • 1. The reason for the decision – ratio decidendi

  • The ratio decidendi of a case is not the actual decision, like ‘guilty’ or ‘the defendant is liable to pay compensation’. The precedent is set by the rule of law used by the judge or judges in deciding the legal problem raised by the facts of the case
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7.3 Summary of Section 7

  • The historian Linda Colley locates the birth of ‘Britain’ after 1707. She mentions three main factors that contributed to establishing the British nation: war, religion and the prospect of material advantage.

  • The creation of the UK was not free from conflict, resistance, war and military intervention.

  • The British Empire generated a unique opportunity for most UK nations to participate and enjoy some of the benefits it brough
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2.2 Schubert and Johann Michael Vogl

By 1825 Schubert's painter friend Moritz von Schwind was reporting, ‘There is a Schubertiad at Enderes's each week – that is to say, Vogl sings’ (quoted in Deutsch, 1946, p. 401). Schwind names seven regular male members of the group, so even allowing for wives and other unnamed friends it was quite a small gathering. Another report of a Schubertiad at Enderes's the following year mentions that ‘more than 20 people have been asked’ (quoted in Deutsch, 1946, p. 531), and several othe
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1.1.3 Searching for information on society

How well does the following statement match what you do when you begin a new search for information?

Before I begin a new search for information [maybe for an assignment, or to help you choose your next holiday destination], I spend some time thinking about what I already know, what the gaps in my knowledge are, and the best types of information to meet my needs.

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iJustine Introduces Microsoft Imagine: Break Into Code!

Microsoft Imagine introduces the Break Into Code challenge! It's a beginner level challenge that will get students excited about coding even if they don't have any previous experience. We've teamed up with Microsoft Research's TouchDevelop to get students of all ages started with a simple, easy to fo
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 4 Part 4
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems.  This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
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The Punctuated Equilibrium of Social Progress
UC Berkeley Energy and Resources Group 19th Annual Lecture on Energy and the Environment The Punctuated Equilibrium of Social Progress Joan Blades, Co-Founder and President of the Board of Directors of MomsRising.org, Co-Founder of MoveOn.org, and Co-Creator of Living Room Conversations http://erg.berkeley.edu
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"Caught in the Shafting."
The National Police Gazette portrays, in a characteristically lurid fashion, an industrial accident in a North Grosvenor, Connecticut, cotton mill. Many late-nineteenth century businessmen ignored hazardous working conditions, since they had little financial incentive to make the workplace safer. In 1881 alone, 30,000 railway workers were killed or injured on the job, and industrial hazards existed in other industries, including textiles. A national weekly magazine, the National Police Gazette e
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1 Information and communication

This Key Skills Assessment Course offers an opportunity for you to select and prepare work that demonstrates your key skills in the area of communication.

This course provides you with advice and information on how to go about presenting your key skills work as a portfolio.

In presenting work that demonstrates your key skills you are taking the initiative to show that you can develop and improve a particular set of skills, and are able to use your skills more generally in your st
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Microsoft Campus Tours - Inside the Channel 9 Studio | Microsoft Campus Tours

In this episode of Microsoft Campus Tours we take you inside the Channel 9 studio where the majority of Channel 9 homepage content is shot, edited and live streamed. In 2011 we had Microsoft Campus Tours - Channel 9 Behind The Scenes where we took a sneak peek inside the Channel 9 studios. Four years later, we are back again to show you the latest gear, upgrade
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the arithmetical properties of the rational and real numbers

  • understand the definition of a complex number

  • perform arithmetical operations with complex numbers

  • explain the terms modular addition and modular multiplication

  • explain the meanings of a relation defined on a set, an equivalent relation and a partition of a set.


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Can Photography change the course of history?
William Jarvis
An essay on how many photographers have changed the course of history through their work.
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Teaching Tip: Improve Reading Comprehension with Video
This video talks about using using short video clips to spark student interest and indrease reading comprehension. The commentator mentions a website an instgructor could use to improve reading comprehension, however, an educator could use this website (WatchKnow) to garner the same kind of results.
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Hallo jij daar : Informatieve tekst over kinderrechten
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In deze informatieve tekst vind je enkele belangrijke feiten over kinderrechten:

  • de geschiedenis van het kinderrechtenverdrag;
  • kinderrechten kan je verdelen in drie groepen;
  • vier belangrijke artikels in het kinderrechtenverdrag.

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