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Rewriting Jane Austen: when old meets new

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2013
Joanna Trollope's Sense and Sensibility is a modern take on Jane Austen's classic novel. But how close to the original is she?

Can corpus linguistics help with branding?

Can corpus linguistics help with branding? Copyrighted image Credit: © Julija Sapic | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Sep 2013
Having trouble naming your company? Corpus analysis might be able to help.

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English in the world today

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Introductory Level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
How did English become the global force it is today? This unit explores the state and status of English in the world. It looks at the diversity of...

Communication, management and your own context

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Advanced Level Duration 8 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
In management the ability to communicate clearly and confidently is of key importance. This unit looks at the role of language in management...

Business English: Researching a new location

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Intermediate Level Duration 5 hours Updated 27 Jul 2011
Do you want to relocate to the UK? This unit will help you with the language difficulties that can arise while providing assistance with the...