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Fake news - a lesson plan

Fake news, post-truth, and alternative facts are three buzz terms that seem to sum up this strange time we live in. It’s something that fascinates me, and as a language teacher I feel that I’m in a position where I can not only discuss this with my students of all ages, but also help them to become more critical in how they interact with the news that comes their way. 424 more words

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On the culture of smiling and why I hate it so. freaking. much.

I don’t hate smiling. I don’t hate people who smile. I don’t hate people who like people who smile. Everybody should be free to smile and like everything they want to like. 834 more words


Delong Holdings in talks for potential collaboration

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Steel manufacturing and trading company Delong Holdings Ltd announced on Friday that it is in discussions with certain parties relating to a potential collaboration. 126 more words

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Buxton International Festival

The 2017 Buxton International Festival is an exciting blend of world-class opera, the finest musicians in the classical music scene and popular authors and thinkers of today. 935 more words


G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade and climate

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Leaders of the world’s rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the US president lambasted NATO allies for not spending more on defence and accused Germany of “very bad” trade policies. 472 more words

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Robert De Niro talks about how he got inside the head of Bernie Madoff for his new movie

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

The HBO movie “The Wizard of Lies” (airing Saturday) showcases the legendary talents of both its star and director, Robert De Niro and director Barry Levinson, who worked together for the fourth time on the feature. 1,561 more words

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2 MEAT talks in Oslo

The occasion was the workshop “Non-at-issue meaning and information structure” . It fit nicely with the goals and subgoals of the MEAT project, which revolves around the interaction between meaning types and has information structure as one of the case studies that we are looking closely. 78 more words