The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage, 2015 Edition
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QSE is a full 70-80 hour skills-based course with lots of listening and speaking, plus grammar explanation and practice, that is ideal for use alone or in combination with another course. QSE offers Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) as part of every Unit, making other curriculum subject areas, such as science and economics into an integral part of the course. QSE is recognised as valuable preparation for the Trinity College London Examinations and includes extensive speaking practice in the format of the GESE and Portfolio Writing for the ISE. QSE is also compatible with other international exams, including Cambridge ESOL PET, FCE and CAE, while the higher level
The Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics integral to the theory and practice of international human rights law the volume offers a broader perspective though examinations of the ways in which human rights law interacts with other legal regimes and other international institutions, and by addressing the current and future challenges facing human rights.
Taught by Kenneth W. Harl Tulane University Ph.D., Yale University
Must listen! As explorers and traders, the Vikings played a decisive role in the formation of Latin Christendom, and particularly of Western Europe. In this course, you will study the Vikings not only as warriors, but also in other roles for which they were equally extraordinary: merchants, artists, kings, raiders, seafarers, shipbuilders, and creators of a remarkable literature of myths and sagas. Course Guidebook.
Magazine brings the intelligent, interested ordinary person the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs, while examining the issues that these throw up. It hails from the US and features cutting-edge technology and insightful commentary from scientists, scientific journalists, and other experts at the forefront of scientific study but is always presented in an interesting, vibrant way that breathes life into the subject
What do you find in these two countries at the end of the world? One is an enormous island, where only twenty million people live – and the other is two long, narrow islands, with ten sheep for every person. One country has the biggest rock in all the world, and a town where everybody lives under the ground; the other has a beach where you can sit beside the sea in a pool of hot water, and lakes that are bright yellow, green, and blue. Open this book and start your journey – to two countries where something strange, beautiful or surprising waits around every corner. Activities also included.