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Keycode Conference

On May 24th, I had attended a conference at the Space Needle involving high tech journalism related technology, and a speech involving the way that media is broadcast. 190 more words

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English Exam: Semester 1

This exam is made up of three sections. Section C is worth 50%.

A.   Language structures: 10 ‘true or false’ questions about parts of a sentence: subject/verb/object; verbs, adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, sentence structures… 42 more words

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Poetry Analysis: think before you write

  1. Read the poem first, slowly, taking care of the punctuation. Remember that the end of a line of poetry may not be the end of a unit of meaning, a thought, an expression.
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Advanced Class: Temps Lie, Turns, and Transitional Steps

None of the above-mentioned things, of course, are specific to advanced ballet studies. Dancers begin to learn all three almost from the beginning.

However, they’re all examples of skills that, as a dancer, you never stop honing. 559 more words


Narrative Notes (5/19-5/20)

Critical Vocabulary

  1. I-as-Witness — first-person narrator that tells his/her own story.
  2. I-as-Protagonist — first-person narrator that tells someone else’s story.
  3. Editorial Omniscient — “god-like” narrator that tells the story, but is the center of attention, passes judgments, holds/expresses opinions; this narrative mode privileges the authorial voice.
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Nature and Function of English Language: an introduction

Watch a bit of Fry and Laurie as they riff on the idea of the English language.  If you want to get a sense of how we got to the English we have today, watch… 142 more words