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Introducción

In this session you are going to talk about some city hotels in Havana, Valencia, Barcelona and Santiago de Cuba, and find out about their local amenities and suitability for tourism.

Key learning points

  • Talking about location

  • Indicating approximate time and distance

  • Revision of adjectives


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Good Presentations: Gestures
Good Presentations: Gestures. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. In good presentations, avoid gestures that are fidgety and unnecessary as they distract the audience. Use appropriate gestures for good presentations with tips from a teacher. (02:23) Keep your gestures between your waist and your chin.
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3.1 Processor statistics

In Sections 3.1 and 3.2 you are going to find out a little more about one of the key components of a computer: the processor, which manipulates data according to a list of instructions called a program.

Here is a mini-quiz which explores some facts about processors.

Question 1


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Salt Lake City SEO

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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5.1.2 In what context was the text published?

This amounts to asking, when was it written and for what audience. Academic texts are written to make a contribution to the debates going on within the field. To understand where an author is coming from and why arguments are being presented in a particular way, you need to be able to place the text in context. Layard's article was published in 2003 in the UK, and was drawn from a prestigious series of public lectures. So the context is a major statement by a prominent academic
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Learning outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • evaluate end-of-life care approaches in the UK and challenges to care delivery

  • evaluate the usefulness of theoretical models of death, dying and bereavement

  • recognise the relevance of critical social perspectives associated with death, dying and bereavement

  • critically reflect on policy and practice in order to promote the interests of dying and bereaved people.


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2.3 Reasons for social marketing

Your thoughts should already have suggested reasons why social marketing can be an effective approach to dealing with social problems and issues. We will now consider some of these and also arguments against the use of marketing within this context. Three key reasons for adopting a social marketing approach are:

  1. The power of marketing – The power of marketing principles and techniques in the hands of the commercial sector cannot be denied. M
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Plants, Photosynthesis, and Solar Energy
The planet is in trouble; fossil fuels are being depleted and are contributing to global warming. Plants, however, have been directly harnessing solar energy for as long as they have existed. A flash talk from Tomas Leijtens.
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4.3 A commercial implementation
This unit looks at some of the architectural and programming paradigms used in distributed system development. You will learn about synchronous and asynchronous message passing, distributed objects technology and event-based bus architecture, before finally moving on to tuple architecture.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • use Goffman’s model of ‘the total institution’ to organise and explain information that has been observed and recorded;

  • describe the development of large-scale institutions in the nineteenth century which were designed to segregate, control and in some cases, cure, their inmates.


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6.2 The body, the lungs and oxygen

The figure shows a simple image of how the lungs absorb oxygen from the air.

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Figure 11 Air and blood flow

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1.1 Active reading and questioning

Activity 1

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Being ‘critical’ is a vital concept for both academic study and professional practice in this unit. This first activity combines both by asking you to read and acti
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Reporting Russia: In Conversation with Miriam Elder and Julia Ioffe
Journalists Miriam Elder, the foreign editor at Buzzfeed, and Julia Ioffe, a senior editor at the New Republic—both former Moscow correspondents now writing from the US—discuss Sochi, Putin-era politics, and reporting on Russia in the digital age. Moderated by Wendell Steavenson, a staff writer at The New Yorker and a current Nieman Fellow. Hosted by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.
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Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Lewis Sorely presents "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," as part of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center's Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series.
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Staff profiles: JoDee Fortino
JoDee Fortino, lab manager in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, talks about her role in organizing the largest World Usability Day gathering in Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9982
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5.6.6 Website and browser

Chisholm, W., Vanderheiden, G. and Jacobs, I. (eds) (1999) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

Jacobs, I., Gunderson, J. and Hansen, E. (eds) (2002) User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

TechDis, e-Learning, http://www.techdis.ac.uk/index.php?p=9_4 (no longer accessible)<
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Monologue: André’s experience with blood donation
On this episode André talks (in Portuguese) a little bit about his experience with blood donation. The post Monologue: André’s experience with blood donation appeared first on Really Learn...

Check out our website, reallylearnportuguese.com and find out more how we can help you to improve your Portuguese language skills!

English Vocabulary Lessons - Halloween Vocabulary
This video introduces Halloween vocabulary word by showing the picture and speaking the name of the picture. This is a great resource for our ELL students and our beginning readers. (01:53)
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4.12 Candidates make decisions too

In the past people have tended to see selection primarily as organisations choosing between individuals. However, we must not forget that candidates are also making choices: about whether to write in for an application form, whether to apply, whether to attend an interview, whether to accept an offered job. This makes it important for organisations to treat candidates in a sensitive and responsive manner. They will need to pay attention to their recruitment materials, to provide realistic job
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