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1.3.7 Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias can be useful reference texts to use to start your research. There are some available online, such as:

Wikipedia A freely available collaborative encyclopedia.
Encyclopedia Br
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1.3.2 Search engines and subject gateways

Although search engines and subject gateways will help you find the resources that you need, the types of information that you find will differ.

Search engines such as Google and Yahoo! search the internet for keywords or phrases, and then show you the results. These results are not mediated by the search engines, and therefore you need to use your own judgement on the reliability of the results. You may, for example, find websites written by experts, alongside websites written by someo
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1.2.1 Stating essential conditions

These structures are used to show conditions that are essential.

Must + infinitive

The location must have good road communications.

Must not + infinitive

It must not be more than two hours by lorry from London.

Have to + infinitive

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Introduction

When a company moves to a new site it is known as ‘relocation’. This is a big decision, involving everyone connected with the company – staff, customers, suppliers and shareholders. It also affects the families, friends and communities of the people involved with the company. This unit uses case studies of different companies to show the steps involved in relocation.

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2.10.2 Le musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud

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Listen to Extract 71 in which you hear a museum guide talking about van Gogh. Match the events to the dates on which they occurred and put them in chronological order.

Trouvez les bonnes dates et remettez-les dans l
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2.5.1 La révision

In this session you will revise asking for directions, saying how to get about, asking about accommodation, using quel and quelle, using il y a, numbers and dates and talking about yourself.

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2.3.4 Using ‘quel’, ‘quelle’

You have already come across the following question:

  • Quelle est la date de votre anniversaire?

Quel means ‘what’ or ‘which’. It changes to quelle if the noun that it is linked to is feminine.

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2.2.4 Getting about

Saying how to get about

Earlier (Session 1) you met the expression:

  • à pied on foot

Other ways of saying how people get about include:

  • à bicyclette by bicycle


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1.1 Autour d'Avignon

In this session, you and and your friend Christine are exploring Avignon. You look at the town plan opposite the station, and Christine stops a passer-by to ask for help.

Key Learning Points

  • Asking for and understanding directions

  • Using être

  • Making liaisons

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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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3 Partir ou pas?

Another aspect of holiday-making is the type of holiday that people choose. Here we look at how trends are changing among the French, and then hear people talk about their favourite destinations.

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Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.Author(s): Creator not set

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Public health in community settings: An introduction
This unit introduces you to some key aspects of community level engagement, in particular how to get to know the locality in which you want to work and how you might work in partnership with local people. In doing so, it gives you a sense of the nature and approach of community-based public health work. First published on Tue, 04 Dec 2012 as
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5.1 What is disability?

The focus in this section is on how disability can impact on communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. The section is structured around four main activities: there are three readings for which you should set aside at least one-and-a-half hours. Activity 26 asks you to consider the issues t
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4.14 Changing fatherhood identities

Click view document to read: Men Talking About Fatherhood: Discourse and Identities

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4.3 Reflecting on gender and identity

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4.2 Talking about gender

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Think about the health or social care service you know best, as either a worker, carer or service user. Think of times in the recent past when gender
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3.11 Ethnic matching

As Robinson acknowledges, effective practice in inter-ethnic communication is fraught with difficulties and dilemmas. It has been suggested that communication may be assisted by appointing health and social care workers from the same ethnic background as patients and clients and that this promotes greater understanding between care providers and users (Papadopoulos et al., 1998). The next activity provides an opportunity to explore some of the issues surrounding ‘ethnic matching’.


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3.10 Working with difference

If ‘racial’ or ethnic differences are produced as part of a process that ‘racialises’ certain groups as ‘other’, how should services respond to the issue of difference? What practical steps can service providers take to ensure all members of the population, whatever their assumed ethnicity, have equal access to services and can participate fully?

Lena Robinson is a psychologist and social work educator who has written extensively on issues of cross-cultural communication for
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1.1 Introduction

Historically, one of the most significant changes over the past hundred years has been the move away from large families living and remaining in one community to smaller family units that are required, through the economic necessity of employment opportunities, to be as mobile as possible. Extended family networks are often weaker: in many instances parents are unable to call on the support of children's grandparents, aunts and uncles, and for some people parenting can be a very isolating and
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