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  • Try your hand at travel writing

    By Dr Joanne Reardon

    Travel is something we can all do. We don’t have to travel great distances. A journey can be as close as the distance from our home to the park at the end of the road. Travel writing is one of the most compelling forms of writing because a...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Jul 2021

  • Try your hand at travel writing

    Introductory level Updated 27 Jul 2021
    Travel is something we can all do. We don’t have to travel great distances. A journey can be as close as the distance from our home to the park at the...
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    World-Changing Women: Cynisca

    By Dr Catherine Lee

    Spartan females had much more freedom than other women in the ancient world; this allowed Cynisca of Sparta to win the Olympics twice. Find out more about her victories here...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2021

  • World-Changing Women: Cynisca

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2021
    Spartan females had much more freedom than other women in the ancient world; this allowed Cynisca of Sparta to win the Olympics twice. Find out more about...
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    The Olympic torch: the truth

    By Aarón Alzola Romero

    We delve into the real history behind the Olympic torch - including its Nazi origins 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2021

  • The Olympic torch: the truth

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Jul 2021
    We delve into the real history behind the Olympic torch - including its Nazi origins 
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    Raymond Williams a Leonardo Sciascia: Cofio bywydau a gwaddolion

    By Dr Geoff Andrews

    Roedd Raymond Williams a Leonardo Sciascia, y ganwyd y ddau yn 1921, yn ysgolheigion, yn nofelwyr ac yn feirniaid nodedig. Mae Geoff Andrews yn ystyried eu bywydau a'u gwaddolion yn yr erthygl hon.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2021

  • Raymond Williams a Leonardo Sciascia: Cofio bywydau a gwaddolion

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jun 2021
    Roedd Raymond Williams a Leonardo Sciascia, y ganwyd y ddau yn 1921, yn ysgolheigion, yn nofelwyr ac yn feirniaid nodedig. Mae Geoff Andrews yn ystyried eu...
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    The Tulsa Race Massacre

    By Dr David Scott

    The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 saw between 39-300 people killed and 10,000 African Americans made homeless after two days of state violence. So why have we only begun to hear about this recently? Dr David Scott explores.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 May 2021

  • The Tulsa Race Massacre

    The Tulsa Race Massacre Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Library of Congress
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 May 2021
    The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 saw between 39-300 people killed and 10,000 African Americans made homeless after two days of state violence. So why...
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    Raymond Williams and Leonardo Sciascia: Intellectuals At the Margins

    By Dr Geoff Andrews

    Raymond Williams and Leonardo Sciascia, both born in 1921, were two notable intellectuals, novelists and critics. Geoff Andrews explores their lives and legacies in this article. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 May 2021

  • Raymond Williams and Leonardo Sciascia: Intellectuals At the Margins

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 May 2021
    Raymond Williams and Leonardo Sciascia, both born in 1921, were two notable intellectuals, novelists and critics. Geoff Andrews explores their lives and...
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    La historia del español en unos seis minutos

    By Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez, Dr Rodrigo Hernaiz Gomez

    ¿Cuándo se empezó a hablar español? ¿De dónde vienen palabras como siesta, cerveza o paella? ¿Qué lenguas han influido en el español? 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 May 2021

  • La historia del español en unos seis minutos

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 May 2021
    ¿Cuándo se empezó a hablar español? ¿De dónde vienen palabras como siesta, cerveza o paella? ¿Qué lenguas han influido en el español...
  • Los sonidos del Español en su historia

    By Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez, Dr Rodrigo Hernaiz Gomez

    Se presenta a continuación una selección de textos correspondientes a distintas etapas de la historia de la lengua española, a partir de los cuales se puede observar su evolución.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 May 2021

  • Los sonidos del Español en su historia

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 May 2021
    Se presenta a continuación una selección de textos correspondientes a distintas etapas de la historia de la lengua española, a partir de los cuales...
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    The history of Spanish in about six minutes

    By Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez, Dr Rodrigo Hernaiz Gomez

    How old is Spanish? Where do words like siesta, cerveza or paella come from? What languages have influenced Spanish the most? 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 May 2021

  • The history of Spanish in about six minutes

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 May 2021
    How old is Spanish? Where do words like siesta, cerveza or paella come from? What languages have influenced Spanish the most?...
  • How Spanish sounded across its history

    By Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez, Dr Rodrigo Hernaiz Gomez

    Listen to a selection of texts from different periods of the history of Spanish and see how the language has evolved.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 May 2021

  • How Spanish sounded across its history

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 04 May 2021
    Listen to a selection of texts from different periods of the history of Spanish and see how the language has evolved.

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  • Try your hand at travel writing

    By Dr Joanne Reardon

    Travel is something we can all do. We don’t have to travel great distances. A journey can be as close as the distance from our home to the park at the end of the road. Travel writing is one of the most compelling forms of writing because a...

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    Read now: Try your hand at travel writing about Managing projects through people

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    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2021

  • Try your hand at travel writing

    Introductory level Updated 27 Jul 2021
    Travel is something we can all do. We don’t have to travel great distances. A journey can be as close as the distance from our home to the park at the...

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