Campo de Jogo (Sunday Ball) - Trailer (Doc Fortnight 2015)
Documentary Fortnight (Feb 13 - 28, 2015): http://bit.ly/1LfavqN - At an ordinary football field in Rio de Janeiro's Sampaio neighborhood—close to the Maracana Stadium, where the 2014 World Cup final was held—an annual favela soccer championship takes place among a league of 14 teams. This passionate expression of Brazilian culture is captured as the cinematographer follows the enthusiasm of the cheering crowds, and the precision of the players' movements, revealing the epic character of the
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3.1 Speech perception

Now that we have examined the processes involved in understanding a sentence in some detail, we will turn to the issue of how the brain achieves the task. We will begin with the initial capture and analysis of the speech signal.

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1908 Olympics - London - Part 3
1908 Olympics - London.
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Dr. Tom Bridgeman to install algae sensors
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How archaeology can tell us what people ate
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Sophy Charlton and Oliver Craig of the University of York talk about the work they're doing to find out about our ancestors' favourite foods six thousand years ago.
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Festival of Britain 1951. Lambeth, London. Mitzi Solomon Cunliffe's sculpture 'Root Bodied Forth' exhibited on the South Bank Exhibition site.
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - Viruses in the ocean: do they manage the best recycling programme on
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Steve Wilhelm explores the role of viruses in the ocean eco-system. Viruses break down bacteria making available many nutrients for the wider eco system.
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Avian Phylogenomics Consortium report details origins of bird species
By: nsf In a landmark study that researched the origins of bird species, evolutionary biologists have made discoveries about the age of birds, and the genomic relationships among modern birds. The genomes of modern birds tell a story: today's winged rulers of the skies emerged and evolved after the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs and almost everything else 66 million years ago. That story is now coming to light, thanks to an international collaboration that has been underway for four ye
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How Barnes & Noble Can Recover from the Nook’s Downward Spiral
After the demise of its Nook partnership with Microsoft, Barnes & Noble should look to Starbucks for what to do next, Wharton experts say.
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Stonehedge        
Stonehedge is a prehistoric monument located in the English country of Wiltshite. Ethen Freeburg gives great and resourceful information about the Stonehedge and some of the myths and issues that were concerns at that time.
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5.3 Monitoring your progress

Of all the components in the learning how to learn process, this is probably the most difficult. As you study, you need to make a conscious effort to monitor your progress while working on the course, always with the main task in view. This is where a flexible plan devised in the preparation phase can be revised, particularly if you meet a difficult patch. Knowing when help is needed and where to go for it is important, especially if you discover that your learning skills need improving. Sour
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2.3 Ways of understanding ‘difference’

The debate about the nature and causes of ethnic, gender and other ‘differences’ is complex and contentious. Here, for the sake of simplicity, two very broad and contrasting perspectives on the issue are presented. Understanding different theoretical perspectives on an issue is important, since these perspectives impact on and influence policy and practice. In this instance, the way in which ‘difference’ is understood has important consequences for how difference is responded to, whet
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Woordsoorten herkennen en werkwoorden vervoegen
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Leerlingen duiden in zinnen verschillende woordsoorten (lidwoorden, zelfstandige naamwoorden, bijvoeglijke naamwoorden en werkwoorden) aan.

In de tweede oefening vullen ze de juiste vorm van het werkwoord aan.


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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand and give information on a French town

  • seek clarification on where to stay and things to do

  • deal confidently with numbers and tell the time

  • identify a personal development in oral fluency and reading skills.


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1.1.5 Organising information

How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?

  • 5- Very confident

  • 4- Confident

  • 3- Fairly confident

  • 2- Not very confident

  • 1- Not confident at all

How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany your written work?


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3.3 Europa

Although Io may be more spectacular, Europa is perhaps more intriguing. To get the most out of this section you needed to look again carefully at images in Chapter 9 of Teach Yourself Planets (such as Figure 9.14, Author(s): The Open University

1.1 Introduction

Ratios crop up often in official statistics. The government wants the teacher–pupil ratio in schools to be increased to one teacher to thirty pupils or less. The birth rate has fallen: the ratio of children to women of child bearing age has gone down. It used to be 2.4 to 1, and now it is 1.9 to 1. Predictions for the ratio of working adults to retired adults is disturbing. Predictions are, that by 2030 the ratio will be two working adults to every retired person, instead of three to one no
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The week ahead: The real Trump
This week: What to expect as the primary race grinds on in America, and a security clampdown in Tibet
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1 Developing reading skills

John Clarke and course team member Ross Fergusson, look at developing reading skills in the context of Social Science resources, with suggestions on how to read such materials critically and effectively. The material is primarily an audio file, 11 minutes in length and recorded in 1998.

Participants in the audio programme were:

  • John Clarke Professor of Social Policy at The Open University;

  • Ross Ferguson Social Scie
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Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights Clip
This video presents a wonderfully dramatic interweaving of the domestic lives of the highly literate Brontë family and representative selections from the novel. Wuthering Heights.  Clips from the Wuthering Heights movie are shown.

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