Mussolini Dagger
THE DETECTIVE: Wes Cowan THE PLACE: Reno, Nevada THE CASE: In the late spring of 1945, in some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two, Allied forces move north through Italy, liberating towns from Fascist control. Italy’s leader, Benito Mussolini, is in hiding. A deadly cat and mouse game unfolds as members of the American spy service, the OSS, hunt for Mussolini, to try him as a war criminal. But Il Duce has terrorized Italians for twenty one years – and the US Military are in a
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Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar.  People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport.

What other honors were bestowed upon winning athletes in the ancient games?  Take a look at the very beginning of this clip from Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece.

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Pride & Prejudice (1995) Episode 5 (Part 3/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. 

This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel.  This is part

3 of 6 parts.

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Culturas Fronterizas: Border Zones and Hybrid Identities
Presentation by Dr. Enrique Lamadrid at a symposium held February 12, 2011
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Upper Intermediate S5 #6 - It’s Complicated in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When your friends approach, you’re so busy scribbling Japanese into a notebook that you don’t even notice them until it’s too late. When they ask you what you’re writing so intently in Japanese, you try to hide your notebook, but one of them steals it from you and starts reading. When [...]
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Deportation of Jews From France
Holocaust survivor testimonies of Jews from France about being deported to concentration and death camps. During the Holocaust, about a quarter of the 330,000 Jews of France were deported to death camps in Eastern Europe. About 3% of the deportees survived. Maurice Blanc, Michael Zylberberg, Jaques Graubart This video is part of a thematic and chronological narrative of the Holocaust with related video, photos, documents and more on the Yad Vashem website http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/hol
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ORSON WELLES in Moby Dick [2/3]
Orson Welles narrates Herman Melville's Moby Dick.  He reads passages
from the book and the background is dark and ominous like an ocean at night.  This is part two of three.

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How New Fed Chair Jerome Powell Will Shape U.S. Monetary Policy
The appointment of Jerome H. Powell as chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve may lead to lighter regulation of banks, but on other issues he will likely follow the path set by predecessor Janet Yellen.
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6.5 Elastic Collisions in One Dimension
Albert Hall
Describe an elastic collision of two objects in one dimension. Define internal kinetic energy. Derive an expression for conservation of internal kinetic […]

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Getting Started: 05 Styling text
Use CSS rules to style web pages. Write contextual or descendant selectors to change the size, color, and font of text. Duplicate rules for subheadings.
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Introducing Prepositions to Young Students with Song
This is a video that teaches prepositions-next to, in, on, under, behind, in front of, and between. A catchy tune is sung while matching pictures and words are shown on screen. Many of the phrases used in song are also rhyming words. The song is repeated several times with different prepositions (03:25).



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Acknowledgements

Course image: grendelkhan in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

The content acknowle
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New Worlds, New Perspectives: The UA Study Abroad Experience
Why do people choose to study abroad? While every University of Arizona student who has studied in another country has his or her own unique stories to tell, all come home with at least one thing in common: they've had a life-changing experience. Once you step across your borders and out of your comfort zone, you're never the same again.
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Pete Seeger: Exclusive Clips and Interviews
This 2:28 video shows Seeger in concert singing "This Little Light of Mine." If you let the video run the three parts of the interview are shown reflecting his beliefs. Good insights for a student trying to understand how music can reflect a person's beliefs in making the world better. There are also interviews by Arlo Guthrie and Natalie Maines.
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The Fall of Rome part 3 - Docudrama Series
The third part of the episode that shows how the empire fell. Here conspirators plan what to do to the emperor and to Rome.
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Acknowledgements

The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions) and is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:<
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Comma Splice, Sentence Fragment, and Run-on Sentences Slide Show
 Musical slide show that discusses comma spice, sentence fragments, and run on sentences.  Definitions and examples are give for each. (02:18)

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate awareness of the links between English and Latin

  • understand basic English grammar in order to recognise and describe the way languages work

  • demonstrate awareness of the fundamentals of pronunciation in Latin.


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5.2 Evaluating the quality of information on the Web

The quality of the information you will find on the Web varies enormously as there is no editorial control. Anybody can establish a website, claiming to be whoever they want to be. As Mark Twain put it:

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

So how can you judge the reliability and quality of the information you find on the Web? If you think in t
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The Fall of Rome part 6 - Docudrama series
After the battle, the Emperor's army is defeated. Alaric's men want revenge. They want to destroy the city. Alaric marches into Rome and tries to get people´s support.
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