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5.3 Disability and communication

Click view document to read: Disability and communication: listening is not enough

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3.3.2 Water pollution from coal mines

Most underground and some surface mines lie well below the water table. Both therefore have the potential to pollute any groundwater that flows through them. The root cause of the problem is the action of aerobic bacteria on pyrite (FeS2) within the coal sequence. This process releases metal and sulphate ions into solution, which in turn causes the acidity of the mine water to increase:

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3.2.1 Try some yourself

Activity 18

Write down the coordinates of the points A, B, C, D and E.

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Los Aztecas - La Noche Triste (en español)
Al ver regresar a Cortés los mexicas decidieron dejarlo pasar a la ciudad porque pensaron que iba a ser más fácil derrotarlo con los demás españoles dentro de la ciudad que enfrentarse a él fuera de la ciudad. Entonces Cortés se pudo reunir con los españoles sitiados y después de unos días de batallas infructuosas decidió que la única salida que tenían era huir de la Ciudad de México. 1:49
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Season 2 – Lesson 37 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this lesson:

In this episode María-José tells Andrew about her visits to the Canary Islands. She uses lots of examples of the imperfect tense to describe what she used to do when she went there several times when she was younger. Apologies to all our listeners for the delayed publication of this episode. Things have been extremely hectic over the past few weeks at Radio Lingua and we’re trying to catch up with our publication schedule!

Please note that lesson 37 of Sea
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Rollback

Rollback takes on both liberal and conservative conventions and their habits of mind. The objective of the work is dramatically ambitious. Woods writes with relentless precision, like an intellectual surgeon, to convince the reader that the government is not what it says (the source of security, prosperity, peace, justice, health) it is but is rather the opposite and thereby we can and should do without it precisely in the name of promoting security, prosperity, peace justice, and health.


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Rights not set

College of Charleston Madrigal Choir Performs in Piccolo Spoleto Festival
The Charleston Pro Musica and Madrigal Singers presented a concert of popular music from the Renaissance. This was an upbeat program featuring songs and dances from France, England, and Italy.
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4.2.1 Microphone

A microphone converts sound in the air to an electrical signal. Sounds consist of pressure waves in (usually) the air, and to reproduce a particular sound it is necessary to reproduce the corresponding pattern of pressure waves. A microphone converts the pressure waves in the air to the same pattern of voltage waves on wire. If this pattern of voltage variation is applied to a loudspeaker, the speaker converts the electrical signal back to pressure waves in the air, reproducing the sound.


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Genealogical resources

This page has links to a number of useful resources on genealogy and family history that may of help to you if you wish to research your family tree. Some of these resources are free to use; others are subscription services, although many of these offer free access to their indexes while charging for access to records. Most of the links given here have a UK bias; many of the larger genealogical sites are international but in practice dominated by the huge interest in the USA.

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1.6 Using a historical approach

By adopting a historical approach we gain some distance from the present and everyday, viewing more clearly our taken-for-granted assumptions. Today's formations of parenthood and sexualities did not suddenly appear fully formed, but are the results of centuries of change. By looking at a particular historical phenomenon, fertility decline in Britain, we can explore some of the tensions and contradictions between deeply embedded and newer ideas and practices emerging at that time. These strug
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14.121 Microeconomic Theory I (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory and is the first course in the microeconomic theory series. It is intended for graduate students in the economics program. Some components of the course are designed to teach material that all graduate students should know while others are used to introduce methodologies. Topics of recent interest will also be covered and may include: theories of production and individual choice (under certainty and uncertainty); markets and competitio
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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

2.3 Is religion a museum piece?

We have used the video sequence below to highlight the emic/etic problem and we would like you to carry out a short exercise using it to consolidate your understanding of these terms.

The video introduces St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art in Glasgow, which has been described as the first public museum of religion in the world. Do note, however, that the Museum of Religions at the University of Marburg, Germany was founded in 1927 by Rudolf Otto. It contains a considerable number
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Albright Talk on Educational Technology
Here is my talk at Albright College on March 17, 2008. I mainly discussed the evolution in my use of blogs, wikis and Second Life in the teaching of undergraduate organic chemistry courses.

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Répercussion de l'alcool sur le quotidien et l'autonomie de la personne âgée en lien avec la ...

Le Centre Meusien d'Etude et de Recherche en Gérontologie présente "L'addiction à l'alcool chez le sujet âgé".

Répercussion de l'alcool sur le quotidien et l'autonomie de la personne âgée en lien avec la conduite automobile.

Intervenant: Docteur FREMONT
 Médecin Légiste, Expert au Tribunal de VERDUN
 Membre de la commission du Permis de Conduire


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1.2.4 Scottish literature

Alcatraz History Part 7 of 7
This Is An Alcatraz Documentary From 1971 With Howard Duff. This Contains Rare Film And Interviews. Film shows the island and the buildings.  Discusses the history of the jail and some of the people who were in the jail.  This is an extraordinary story.
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World War II: Invasion Of Poland - part 5/5
September 1939 - May 1940 The German and Soviet invasions of Poland, the Winter War, the sinking of the Graf Spee and Britain's apathy during the "phony war" until Britain's defeat in its first military engagement with German land forces in Norway, which led to the rise of Winston Churchill. Interviewees include Lord Boothby, Lord Butler, Admiral Charles Woodhouse, Sir Martin Lindsay and Sir John "Jock" Colville.
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Introduction

There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false delusion completely out of place. However, religion still arouses passion and causes controversy; it controls and transforms lives. An informed understanding of the contemporary world thus requires an appreciation of the role of religion in shaping ideas, world-views and actions that have an impact on the social as well as on the personal life of th
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1.1 The constitution

The UK has a common law legal system. It is very difficult to give a simple definition of the legal system in the UK, but you may find it helps to think of it as the system that covers how all civil and criminal laws are made, used and enforced.

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5.9 Membrane filtration

Membrane filtration is a process whereby particles smaller than about 10−2 mm (which can pass through sand filters) are removed using synthetic polymeric membranes and a high pressure. The membrane effectively acts as a sieve.

It is increasingly becoming popular as an advanced treatment process for water (especially for removal of Cryptosporidium) and wastewater (where water reuse takes place), and various possibilities are:

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