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The language of baking across Europe

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The language of baking across Europe Creative commons image Credit: Sifu Renka under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Mar 2012
Read and listen to the language of bakeries and cake shops across eight European countries by exploring our map. Find out about regional and ...

The History of English in Ten Minutes

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The History of English in Ten Minutes Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 22 Jun 2011
Where did the phrase ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ come from? And when did scientists finally get round to naming sexual body parts? Voiced by Clive...

Debate: Saving dying languages

Debate: Saving dying languages Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Oct 2009
Forum member David A Cooper had an interest in the future of languages under threat

Words & language: Points for debate

Words & language: Points for debate Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2009
Inspired by Word4Word, our forum members joined the debate about how we communicate, and what our language tells us.

Confusing Terms In Statistics

Confusing Terms In Statistics Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
Kevin McConway explains why, for a statistician, reliable and significant have specific meanings

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The philosophy dissertation

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The philosophy dissertation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 01 Aug 2015 Register by 11 Dec 2015
Complete your MA in Philosophy with a dissertation of 16,000-18,000 words, on a subject of your choice, with the aid and guidance of your tutor.