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Comprendre ce qu’est un cahier des charges et comment on l’écrit.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It explores an example design brief in French to understand the elements it contains, and the meaning of some of the key language used. It also explores what makes a good design brief for a new building.

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Introduction to the notion of fragility in architecture and design.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It explores the meaning and connotations of fragility in English in the context of architecture and design. It also reviews terms and their meanings in Slovene connected with the theme of fragility.

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Exploring dimensions of fragility in urban design and architecture.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It investigates the notion of fragility from different perspectives in English and Slovene, exploring the characteristics of fragility in different urban settings and comparing the degree of fragility that different urban spaces suggest.

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Architecture and fragile ambients.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It reviews the elements used when referring to fragile ambients, exploring where key words in English and Slovene might correspond. It also explores relationships between urban images and the layers of fragile ambient they might reflect.

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Understanding the content and language of design briefs.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It explores an example design brief in English to understand the elements it contains, and the meaning of some of the key language used. It also explores what makes a good design brief for a new building.

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Analysing a design critique.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It focuses on the style of critiquing preferred for architecture and design. It features a listening extract from a critique which should be used to identify how it is delivered and then analyse some of the language used when critiquing in English.

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Listening to a presentation and part of a critique in architectural design.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It includes a listening task with a presentation made in English by a student of architecture and design. It also includes an extract from a critique of a student's presentation of their design proposal.

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Language use in presentations about architectural design.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project.It includes a listening comprehension using an extract from a student's presentation in English proposing an architectural design solution. It considers how to avoid making too many language mistakes when presenting and explores useful devices to structure a presentation effectively for an audience.

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Introduction to lighting for architectural design.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It introduces English terminology for expressing the relationship between lighting and architecture. It explores the basic principles of lighting for architectural design and common problems and language in relation to architectural design in urban spaces.

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Using virtual models in architectural planning.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It consists of an English listening comprehension,summarising and reformulating exercise, using a talk given by a design consultant to students of Architecture in Second Life. It also focuses on specialised vocabulary in the field of architecture and design.

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Lighting for architectural design in 3D virtual worlds.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project. It explores experimentation with lighting in an online immersive 3D world, focusing on Second Life. it includes some technical aspects and the terminology used in this field in English.

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Writing critiques in the field of architecture and design.

This learning object was created as part of the Archi21 Project for use by students of architecture and design studiyng in a CLIL context. The language focus is English and the content focus is on exploring the language and style needed for writing a critique.

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Speak! A drama about languages.

Speak! is a 15-minute film with 14 follow up episodes featuring pupils who dropped languages after GCSE but now have the chance to win a summer work placement abroad. The short episodes can be shown during lessons or watched at home and each one has additional resources including lesson plans, vocabulary and ideas devised by teachers.

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"How to..." guide to holding an animation workshop in school.

Thinking of holding a language event at school but don’t know where to start? We have created "How to..." guides from our most popular events to help you replicate them back in school. Each guide contains a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists to give you an idea of what needs to be done and how to plan out the day. We also have some workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any language. You may find some the activities can be adapted to deliver during class time rather than as a formal event - please feel free to use these guides as you wish!

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"How to..." guide - holding a Formula 1 themed day in school.

Thinking of holding a language event at school but don’t know where to start? We have created "How to..." guides from our most popular events to help you replicate them back in school. Each guide contains a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists to give you an idea of what needs to be done and how to plan out the day. We also have some workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any language. You may find some the activities can be adapted to deliver during class time rather than as a formal event - please feel free to use these guides as you wish!

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"How to..." guide - holding a product design day in school.

Thinking of holding a language event at school but don’t know where to start? We have created "How to..." guides from our most popular events to help you replicate them back in school. Each guide contains a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists to give you an idea of what needs to be done and how to plan out the day. We also have some workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any language. You may find some the activities can be adapted to deliver during class time rather than as a formal event - please feel free to use these guides as you wish!

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Transition materials - from A- level to degree level (ENGLISH VOICEOVER).

This resource is a series of 6 modules designed to support students making the transition from A-level to degree level studies. Topics covered include Dictionary Skills, Analytical Reading and Writing an Academic Text. Each module is available in Spanish*, French, German and English. English language versions are also available with a voiceover recorded by undergraduates to help guide students through the resources. (*Modules 3 and 5 in Spanish coming soon). Students should first access the English language versions which provide an overview before moving to the foreign language versions for specific activities related to each language. With thanks to Angela Morris, Elisabeth Wielander, Céline Benoit and Jordina Sala-Branchadell who designed and collated the resources. Thanks also goes to our students Philippa Seymour, Fatemah Ackbar Sayed and Rachna Shah who recorded the voiceovers.

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Transition materials - moving from A-level to degree level.

This resource is a series of 6 modules designed to support students making the transition from A-level to degree level studies. Topics covered include Dictionary Skills, Analytical Reading and Writing an Academic Text. Each module is available in Spanish*, French, German and English. English language versions are also available with a voiceover recorded by undergraduates to help guide students through the resources. (*Modules 3 and 5 in Spanish coming soon). Students should first access the English language versions which provide an overview before moving to the foreign language versions for specific activities related to each language. With thanks to Angela Morris, Elisabeth Wielander, Céline Benoit and Jordina Sala-Branchadell who designed and collated the resources. Thanks also goes to our students Philippa Seymour, Fatemah Ackbar Sayed and Rachna Shah who recorded the voiceovers.

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Transition materials - moving from A-level to degree level (ENGLISH).

This resource is a series of 6 modules designed to support students making the transition from A-level to degree level studies. Topics covered include Dictionary Skills, Analytical Reading and Writing an Academic Text. Each module is available in Spanish*, French, German and English. English language versions are also available with a voiceover recorded by undergraduates to help guide students through the resources. (*Modules 3 and 5 in Spanish coming soon). Students should first access the English language versions which provide an overview before moving to the foreign language versions for specific activities related to each language. With thanks to Angela Morris, Elisabeth Wielander, Céline Benoit and Jordina Sala-Branchadell who designed and collated the resources. Thanks also goes to our students Philippa Seymour, Fatemah Ackbar Sayed and Rachna Shah who recorded the voiceovers.

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Mapping Food Taste Vocabularies between Chinese and English.

This exercise provides Chinese vocabularies for student to map them into English.

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Summer quiz in Punjabi.

A quiz about Summer in Punjabi for intermediate level children. If you click 'view' you can see the full activity.

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Summer in Punjabi.

Audio description about Summer in Punjabi for intermediate level children. There is a text translation in English, and a screen shot of the Punjabi transcript.

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Diwali Quiz in Punjabi.

Brief quiz about Diwali for GCSE level children (in English).

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Diwali in Punjabi.

Audio description about Diwali in Punjabi for GCSE level children. There is also a text, English translation and a screenshot of the Punjabi text.

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Colour quiz in Punjabi.

A simple quiz for beginners regarding colours in Punjabi.

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Fruit in Punjabi.

A few sentences about fruit, with some simple questions for children to answer. Ideal for beginners.

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Matching Proverbs and Sayings in Portuguese and English.

Interactive web-based exercise requiring the learner to match well-known proverbs and sayings in Portuguese with their English equivalents.

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Twitter in plain english.

A video about explaining what twitter is and how it is used. It is a link to a video held on YouTube.

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Cohesion.

lecture notes

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Wikis in plain English.

I pointed students towards this resource to help them understand how they could use wikis in their collaborative work.Use this link to see the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY

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Louise Bourgeois exhibition review.

"Time Out" exhibition review and student worksheet

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The environment Questions on climate change.

A powerpoint containing links to YouTube videos and related questions for use in class.

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This list was generated on Mon May 14 09:49:29 2018 BST.