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Introduction to Arabic free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Introduction to Arabic

In this free course you will learn the Arabic alphabet, vowels, and also a little bit about the history of the Arabic language.

Free course
4 hrs
Year of the Dragon: Lunar New Year article icon

Languages

Year of the Dragon: Lunar New Year

Happy Year of the Dragon! Learn more about what this year means and how to say some traditional New Year greetings to celebrate.

Article
5 mins
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Languages

Saint David's Day collection | Casgliad Dydd Gŵyl Dewi

As we celebrate St David's Day, the patron saint of Wales, you can learn more about Welsh language, culture and society with these free online learning resources.

Article
20 mins
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Digital & Computing

Tips for using a large language model

How should you use Chat GPT and other language models for work, study and life? This article gives you eight top tips for using this sort of artificial intelligence.

Article
5 mins
Large language models - the chatty computer article icon

Digital & Computing

Large language models - the chatty computer

Chat GPT is a large language-model based chatbot but is the information it gives accurate? This article looks at the limitations of this advanced open artificial intelligence.

Article
5 mins
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Digital & Computing

From boom to bust: the AI winter

This article explains perceptrons and what this had to do with an AI hiatus from the late 1960s.

Article
5 mins
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Digital & Computing

A very brief history of AI

When was artificial intelligence (AI) first developed? This article looks at the first wave of AI - in particular ELIZA, one of the very first chatbots.

Article
5 mins
“Pobal Teanga Faoi Bhláth”: why Good Friday Agreement affects the Irish language article icon

Languages

“Pobal Teanga Faoi Bhláth”: why Good Friday Agreement affects the Irish language

Why has The Good Friday Agreement left a mark on the Irish language? Dr Pádraig Ó Tiarnaigh traces the language's history and recent revival.

Article
5 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to European crime fiction since 1945

The popularity of crime fiction is on the rise. Bill Alder looks back and charts the history of this genre in post-1945 Europe.

Article
5 mins
English Loanwords – Interactive World Map activity icon

Languages

English Loanwords – Interactive World Map

Explore the fascinating origins of some words in the English language with this interactive world map. Simply select the book items to uncover the word and its history.

Activity
5 mins
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Languages

Creativity and artificial intelligence

Is artificial intelligence capable of being creative? This animation and associated article looks at the meaning of 'creativity' and whether machines can carry out creative tasks.

Video
5 mins
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Languages

The Unsung Women Who Shaped the Blues

Blues is a musical genre often associated with male pioneers. However, women were also a huge part of this development. This article shines a light on three women who helped shape the blues: Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith.

Article
5 mins