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Horses for Kids | Educational Animal Videos
YAY! Learn about horses in this education animal video for kids! You will see why horses are some of the most captivating animals in the animal kingdom! ❤ (11:16)
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World Autism Awareness Day -  April 2nd
April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. Let's celebrate the brilliance in all individuals on the autistic spectrum. (01:37)
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Why Timing Is — Almost — Everything
Author Daniel Pink discusses his new book about how the time of day we do things can change outcomes.
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Break the Rules: How Thinking Flexibly Leads to Innovation
Physicist Leonard Mlodinow describes how elastic thinking lets people unleash their inherent creativity, in his new book.
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1.4 Actividad

Actividad 1.4

1 Look at the following pictures and write two sentences describing each building. Use the nouns and adjectives from the boxes below, and don't forget to put the appropriate endings! You can either use the co
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2.6 Faites les bilan: Sessions 1–5

Now that you have finished the first five sessions of this course, you should be able to:


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2.1.3 Activités 10 et 11

Activité 10

1. You want to know if there is satellite TV, free parking, Internet connection and a gym in your hotel. Listen to the prompts in Extract 45 and ask the questions, making sure you use the correct intonatio
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1.3.3 Ineffability

Most people who speak of their near-death experience say they have great difficulty putting it into words because, as one person put it, ‘There is no feeling you experience in normal life that is anything like this’.


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Welfare After Beveridge: sacrifices [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Richard Sennett, Dr Shani Orgad | The classic welfare state did not address itself to problems of consumption; there was not much to consume. Today, climate change entails profound changes in consumption; everyone will have to make sacrifices, consuming less. How should such necessary sacrifices change our thinking about the provision of welfare - whose classic moral logic was to give people more, to expand aspiration, rather than to shrink desire. Richard Sennett (@richard
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Welfare after Beveridge: state or civil society [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Richard Sennett, Professor Sir Julian Le Grand | Beveridge argued for the primacy of the state in providing welfare. His critics then and since have argued for more support from civil society, from communal associations, churches, voluntary organisations. This final lecture shows why obligations to others should be involuntary - and so why state support is fundamental. The challenge is to cut free of the bureaucratic tangles and institutional corruption which afflict the
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Babbage: A bit of peace, round the corner
The end of bitcoin’s civil war and a look at new technology that can be used to see round corners
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Money talks: Clutching at straws
This week we discuss whether policy-makers are out of ammunition to fight global financial jitters, pondering efforts to prop up oil prices and signs that central banks will ease monetary policy further
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The Economist asks: Frank Trentmann on consumer cultures
Frank Trentmann discusses his history of consumerism "Empire of Things" with Anne McElvoy and Brooke Unger, our consumer expert, and reveals the guilty purchasing pleasures he can't resist
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The Economist asks: Have we reached the limits of human knowledge?
The pace of scientific advancement can seem relentless, and the ingenuity of scientists inexhaustible. But is there a finite amount of knowledge we can acquire about the universe around us? Mathematician Marcus Du Sautoy joins The Economist to discuss what we can never really know.
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The week ahead: Junior move

US editor John Prideaux parses the latest scandal to hit the American president. Did Donald junior break any laws by meeting a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign? Also, many African leaders see Paul Kagame's Rwanda as a model to emulate. They are wrong. And finally, why belief in sorcery has grave consequences in Papua New Guinea. 


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The week ahead: Fixing a broken Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe could not conceive of an end to his 37 years of rule. But now he’s gone. So is this a new dawn for the citizens of Zimbabwe? Also, how the last act of Angela Merkel’s political story is getting messy. And why some see natural disasters as a time to thieve. Helen Joyce hosts


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The Secret History of the Future: A Clock in the Sky

In 1714, British parliament offered a huge cash prize to anyone who could find a way to determine longitude at sea. And it worked, sort of ... several decades later. Are modern contests (DARPA challenges, the X Prize) offering riches and glory an effective way to spur technological innovation? Guests include: Dava Sobel, author of Longitude.


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Money talks: End of Austerity?

Analysis of Britain's budget with our Britain economics correspondent. What is driving the fall in tech stocks? And, is Harley Davidson struggling to fire on all cylinders?

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Brain Facts for Kids - Left and Right Brain
The brain has two main hemispheres, the left hemisphere, and the right hemisphere. The left side of your brain controls movement on the right side of your body, and the right side controls movement on the left side.
The left hemisphere is more logical and organized and the right side is more creative and emotional. The left side of the brain is the more logical side of your brain. The left side performs exact math and science computation problems. In addition the left side of the brai

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Ask about and book hotel accommodation
Say how to get about
Seek clarification and repetition
Use être
Use il y a
Use the possessive adjectives mon, son, votre