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Archive for March, 2016

Dear PhD Students, Remember to first click on the green title of this post to activate the links below. Here is the link to the video for the Fill-in-the-gap exercise in your booklets (pp 7-10): http://webcast.berkeley.edu/playlist#c,d,Sociology,62EF986B89972A66 See you on Friday, Best wishes BM

Doctoral Schools

Dear PhD Students, For next week, please watch the first 5: 20 minutes of the lecture on food and environmental issues: Video Try to write down any academic vocabulary, and expressions you may reuse in an academic context. Best wishes See you on Friday, BM    

Dear L3 Students, Please find here below a link to a PDF version of Salmon Rushdie’s essay “Imaginary Homelands.” http://philosophy.ucsc.edu/news-events/colloquia-conferences/Rushdie1992ImaginaryHomelands.pdf Here too is a link to the video of a Harvard lecture by Edward Said on “The Myth of the Class of Civilization” from U-tube. I hope you find these documents of interest in the […]

L2 Thème

Dear L2 Students, Please find here below the vocabulary to revise about country  names, languages and nationalities. Make sure you use the audio files from online dictionaries to work on the correct pronunciation. Countries and nationalities Best BM

Doctoral Schools

Dear PhD Students, Here below are links to the the MIT, Berkeley and Harvard open course websites. Before our next session, make sure you browse their courses and find which lecture series you could watch on a regular basis to work on English comprehension as well as English for specific purposes related to your own […]

Dear L3 Students Please find here below a few links to online material that should be helpful to understand the symbolism at the heart of Silko’s mythopeoic writing in Ceremony. First, a nicely structured and detailed outline of the progression of the narrative in Ceremony, that includes links to interviews with Silko and other interesting sources for […]