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by Dan Li

Say happy birthday in Chinese. This activity contains a Chinese song in party spirits - 猪你生日快乐 (Wish You a Happy Birthday). You will listen to the song with the aim of learning to offer birthday wishes and treat your friend(s) to a drink. The gap-filling tasks help you use Chinese to talk...
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by Dan Li

Olympic spirits! This activity contains a song 我和你 You and Me, (the theme song of the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing). You will hear Sarah Brightman sing wonderfully in Chinese! You will listen on youtube and complete the tasks with the aim of familiarising Chinese sounds and pronouns. This...
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by katyh1

When using the perfect tense in German, it is important to choose the correct auxiliary verb.
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by bba1y07

Who has never suffered from "exam stress"? In a news article in Italian from "La Rebubblica" an Italian psychologist gives some advice on how to avoid anxiety caused by exam preparation. Will they work?
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by k.townsend

Medicines are used for all sorts of purposes in healthcare, and those involved in care using medicines need a range of knowledge to practice safely. The study of the chemistry, actions, and affects on man is called Pharmacology, and some knowledge of this is needed in...
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by katyh1

In German, the 'werden' passive is used to describe a process, whereas the 'sein' passive is used to describe the state which the subject of the verb is in as a result of a previous action. It is important to choose the correct form of the passive to get your intended meaning across.
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by Kate Borthwick

Arabic is spoken by more than half a billion native speakers across the Arab world, from North Africa to the countries of the Middle East and the Gulf states. This is in addition to 250 million non-native speakers. Arabic is also regarded as a universal language for Muslims worldwide. Muslims use...
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by Esmeralda

Redes es un programa de divulgación científica presentado y dirigido por Eduard Punset que se emite los domingos a las 21:30 en La 2. En el programa que vamos a ver vamos a descubrir las etapas y los cambios que tienen lugar en la vida del cerebro masculino, un camino plagado de...
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by bba1y07

Reflexive verb in Italian are recognisable by the ending, si at the end of an infinitive indicates that the verb is reflexive: alzarsi, vestirsi, lavarsi, truccarsi, radersi. Reflexive verbs form the present tense in the same way as non reflexive verbs but with the...
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by bba1y07

Listening to Italian songs can be a good way to improve your listening skills and learn some Italian vocabulary.