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Season 3 – Lesson 23 – Coffee Break Spanish
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This week Mark and Alba bring you a special musical episode: combining the Eurovision Song Contest with a performance from Mark of Tango by Spanish composer Albéniz. In the intermedio, José introduces the idea of ’embarrassment’ – vergüenza – and gives listeners some examples of how to use this concept in interesting expressions. Language points covered include llevar + time in the negative to talk about what you haven’t done for a
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Dimensions of the Global Food Crisis: Session 11
Barry Coates, Oxfam, New Zealand presents "Need and greed: Food security, trade and global supply chains". 44th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 June 2009.
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Can The Referendum Be Democratic? Reflections On The Brexit Process
Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory in the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, In this FLJS lecture, Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory, University of Edinburgh, discusses the circumstances surrounding the forthcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union. We live in an age of direct democracy. Around the world the referendum is used more and more in processes of constitutional formation and change. This lecture will consider w
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2015 Archibald Baxter Memorial Trust Peace Lecture – Professor David Tombs
Professor David Tombs, Director, Centre for Theology and Public Issues, University of Otago, speaks about the US Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture (2014), which has strongly criticised the interrogation programme overseen by the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11. He connects this to studies of torture practices under authoritarian regimes in Latin America, and suggests that it is also relevant to the field punishment of Archibald Baxter, and other conscience objectors, in World War I. 2
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6.4 Pictures

It used to be thought that a photograph could provide proof of an event – someone could be caught red-handed by a photograph, as proof of their guilt. 'The camera never lies', it was said. If you have a digital camera and have been 'touching up' photographs on your home computer you will know that this is far from true now. It is easy to lie with a digital photograph.

The idea that the camera never lies has always been a myth, however. As far back as 1917 the photographs of the Cottin
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1.2.3 The transmission of genetic material

The full complement of 46 chromosomes in the human genome, the diploid number, is restored at fertilization. As Figure 3.1 shows, all the somatic cells and cells in the testes and ovaries arise from the same fertilized egg by the process of mitosis; the cells all contain copies of the same genetic material (with some exceptions).

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5.2 Thought and language

For Piaget the development of thought and language was dependent on underlying ‘intelligence’. Language is therefore simply a reflection of mental ability: intelligence precedes language and is independent of it.

Vygotsky (1986) however, proposed that language has two functions: inner speech, used for mental reasoning, and external speech, used for communication with other people. He suggested that these two functions arise separately. That is, before the age of about 2 years, child
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First-order differential equations

This unit introduces the topic of differential equations. The subject is developed without assuming that you have come across it before, but it is taken for granted that you have a basic grounding in calculus. In particular, you will need to have a good grasp of the basic rules for differentiation and integration.

This study unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course MST209 Mathematical methods and models, which is no longer taught by the University. If you want t
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1.2.1 The human genome: chromosomes and genes

Almost all of the different types of cell in an individual contain the same genetic material in the chromosomes, as a consequence of mitosis. You had a glimpse of the appearance of the 46 human chromosomes in Figure 1.1, and in this course we examine their size, shape and genetic composition.

Chromosomes can be regarded as strings of genes arranged along their length, rather like beads on a thread. Each gene consists of a short section of the DNA that runs the full length of each chromo
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Polygon Song
The Polygon Song Video is a Shape Song Video that teaches the Polygons:
Triangle, Quadrilateral, Pentagon, Hexagon, Heptagon, Octagon, Nonagon,
and Decagon. These Shape Videos teach the Shape Names, Geometry Skills,
Math Vocabulary, Shape Recognition, and use Audio, Visual, and
Kinesthetic Learning. (04:03)

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A Population Proportion
Alexander Holmes

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Introduction

Social scientists collect evidence to support their claims and theories in different ways. Such evidence is crucial to the practice of social science and to the production of social scientific knowledge.

You may be aware of the idea of active reading, which is about reading with the aim of understanding and grasping something: a definition, an argument, a piece of evidence. What that suggests is that active reading is about reading and thinking at the same time. In
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'The Developing field of Memory Studies considering individual, collective and cultural practices' P
Professor Michael Pickering of Media and Cultural Analysis from Loughborough University presents 'The Developing field of Memory Studies considering individual, collective and cultural practices' as part of the symposium.
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Burnham And Berrow Golf Course, Somerset. Opened in 1891 by Burnham Golf Club, the course was originally nine holes. It was extended in 1896 and the club changed its name to Burnham and Berrow Golf Club. Here golfers prepare to tee off outside the pavilion. Photographed in June 1898 for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
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Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London.An exterior view showing people beside a water feature during the Festival of Britain in 1951. The festival commemorated the centenary of the first international exhibition.Photographed by S W Rawlings.
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References

Boime, A. (1990) Art in an Age of Bonapartism, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
Brookner, A. (1980) Jacques-Louis David, London, Chatto and Windus.
Delacroix, E. (1938) The Journal of Eugene Delacroix, trans. Walter Pach, London, Jonathan Cape.
Delécluze, É.-J. (1983) Louis David: Son ecole et son temps
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8.5 Writing a project report

Finally, you write up your project report. It is important to recognise that this will go through several drafts. You can't just sit down and write a report on this sort of scale quickly or easily. You will have gathered far too much material for that. And it may take you a little while really to get into the writing. Towards the end of the research phase, as you face up to writing proper, you may reach a kind of plateau where nothing much seems to be going on. The excitement of the pl
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Sharad Joshi
Sharad Joshi, Member of Indian Parliament, discusses the problems of the world trade system and the future of the multilateral trading system after Doha.
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1.2 Ideas and influences

The Oriental and the exotic played a central role in this process of artistic negotiation and reconciliation. The Enlightenment’s preoccupation with ‘exotic’ lands as part of an indirect critique of western European societies increasingly competed with visions of the East as a site of fantasy, desire and sensuous pleasure. Like the Prince Regent’s Pavilion, Delacroix’s work also exemplified in many respects a specifically Romantic concern with the Oriental and exotic as a means of u
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