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La intención del escritor y su mensaje

Actividad 25

Finalmente, en esta actividad, va a juzgar la intención del escritor y su mensaje.

  1. Explique el efecto que tienen las figuras retóricas utilizadas en el cuento.

  2. Cont
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Primeras impresiones sobre el cuento Apocalipsis

Actividad 21

En esta actividad podrá dar sus primeras impresiones sobre el cuento Apocalipsis y analizará en detalle lo que pasó, dónde y cuándo; también podrá descubrir desde qué punto de vista se narra el cuento.

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Arte y cultura popular

Actividad 15

Ya ha analizado algunas de las diferencias que existen entre el arte y la artesanía. A continuación va a leer un texto académico en el que se explora el concepto de artesanía pero esta vez en relación a los términos dear
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Edgar de Santo

Actividad 10

En esta actividad va a oír a Edgar de Santo hablar de su propia obra.

1 Antes de escuchar el texto mire las siguientes ilustraciones y conteste las preguntas:

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Gustos y preferencias

En esta sesión va a poder expresar sus gustos y preferencias respecto a distintas manifestaciones artísticas y también aprenderá a definir términos abstractos.

Actividad 1

En esta actividad va a leer lo que varias personas dicen
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8.4 Actividad

Actividad 8.3

In this activity you are going to find out about another interesting hotel, this time in Santiago de Cuba, which overlooks the house of Diego Velázquez, the first Spanish governor of Cuba.

DIEGO VELÁZQUEZ DE CUÉ
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6.2 Actividad

Actividad 6.1

Look at the following plan of a sports centre. Which of the facilities listed below are present in the centre?

Escoja la opcion correcta.


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1.1 Les avis sont partagés

What exactly does the average French person celebrate on Bastille Day? As you will see, opinions can differ widely.

Activité 1 LES AVIS SONT PARTAGÉS 11:17–13:42

Note that numbering continues from Unit 1 which looked
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The extracts acknowledged below appear Chapter 3 (‘Modernity and English as a national language’ by Dick Leith and David Graddol
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5 Unit summary

At the beginning of the period you've studied in this unit, English was an important written language, but was still secondary in status to Latin in the domains of Church and scholarship. Political and social changes combine to have an impact on English; the events of this period demonstrate too the impact of extremely significant technologies. Interest in the English language grew, as evidenced by the beginning of practices that are still key in language description and analysis such as the
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4 Lexicography and etymology

Robert Cawdrey's (1604) dictionary is actually called A Table Alphabetical of Hard Usual English Words. It provides some early illustrations describing use of the English language.

As this interest in describing (and prescribing) use of the English language developed, so did lexicography, the craft of making dictionaries.

In Activity 10 you will look at an the extract from Blackadder III which makes fun of the part of a lexicographer's task that might be to do with
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand how the English language has changed over time from its origins to the present day;

  • understand the relationship between the history of the English language and social and political processes;

  • demonstrate aspects of the shifting configurations of English language practices and the social, cultural and political histories from which texts emerge;

  • understand methods of enquiry in
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups

Mailing or discussion lists are email-based discussion groups. When you send an email to a mailing list address, it is sent automatically to all the other members of the list.

The majority of academic-related mailing lists in the UK are maintained by JISCMail. You will find details of joining these mailing lists on the JISCMailwebsite. Mailing lists a
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1.2.3 Basic principles

Whatever resource you choose to use to find information on the internet, many of the same principles apply. Each source that you use will probably look quite different from the one you tried before, but you'll notice that there are always features that are similar – a box to type your search terms in, for instance, or a clickable help button. Different resources refer to the same functions using different terminology, but the principles behind them are exactly the same. The trick is to chec
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2.2.2 Demande des directions

Activité 13

1. Listen to these people asking for directions to the attractions they want to visit. Make a note of the attractions they're looking for.

Écoutez l'extrait et notez les attractions demandées.


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Introduction

This unit helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town. You will learn how to understand and give directions, ask about accommodation, book a hotel room at the tourist information office and get information about what to see and do in the local area. You will visit some museums in Avignon and buy a film for your camera. This unit also deals with telling the time and making liaisons in speech. By the end of the unit, you will feel more confident understanding a
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Parenting
“I blame the parents!” How often is that phrase used to explain the ills of society and is it valid? This material will consider how important is quality parenting, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parents – should parents just be left to get on with it? It explores what parenting actually means, what is meant by quality parenting and, how it can be enhanced and promoted. It is of interest to anyone who is, might become or works with parents.Author(s): Creator not set

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Why are so many people now turning to complementary and alternative medicine and why do approaches to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) raise such controversy? This unit explores the following three key areas: ‘Why people use complementary and alternative medicine’, ‘Critical issues in the therapeutic relationship’ and ‘Ethics in complementary and alternative medicine’.Author(s): Creator not set

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Improving aerobic fitness
Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This unit will help you to answer this question by introducing you to principles of aerobic exercise prescription. First published on Wed, 27 Jul 2011 as Author(s): Creator not set

Young people’s wellbeing
What do we mean by ‘wellbeing’ for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This unit will examine the range of factors affecting young people’s wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems. First published on Fri, 2
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