Welcome to Literacy! My name is Kersti Börjars and I am a professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester. Together with one of our students, Alex Webb, I have put together these web pages about language. ‘Linguistics’ you may wonder, what on earth is that?! Well, sometimes the word ‘linguist’ is used for people who are good at learning foreign languages, but that is not the way we use it here. Video: Everything you need to know about Inauguration Day in two minutes - Th... Tomorrow is Inauguration Day in the USA, when Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States. This video from USA Today looks at the history and traditions behind Inauguration Day. See below for a LearnClick quiz. LESSON IDEAS1. You can use the transcript below to create other activities (gap-fill, comprehension questions, etc.)2.
July 9, 2005 **Read the correction to this Information Alert** A study that followed 12,829 children ages 9 to 14 years found that weight gain was associated with drinking reduced-fat milk but that drinking full-fat milk was not associated with weight gain. Tina Fey is back as Sarah Palin on SNL, and it's just awesome as you hoped When Donald Trump said he was going to announce a "very special VIP endorsement" last week, we knew that could only mean one thing: Sarah Palin was about to re-enter our lives. And lo, in a blaze of unintelligible glory, Mama Grizzly made her triumphant return to headlines everywhere. The former governor of Alaska and one time VP-nominee was brilliantly aped in the 2008 presidential election by Tina Fey. And thank the gods, Fey appeared in a cold open to this week's Saturday Night Live to endorse Darrell Hammond’s Donald/Trump Not only did Fey nail Palin's folksy-glam look from Wednesday's campaign event in Iowa, she also got Palin's garbled rootin-tootin' message that she's here for "teachers and teamsters" and "holy-roller pushing stroller pro bowlers with an abscess molar" - spot on.
Switzerland Mountain Coaster is Your Next Travel Dream You have to choose. The mountain vistas of a Switzerland mountain coaster, or the amazing(?) views of your local theme park? Wow, tough call… I’ll choose Switzerland every single time. Watch Stephen Colbert Hail Palin's Return to Campaign Trail Stephen Colbert welcomed back "the original material girl," Sarah Palin, on The Late Show Wednesday, celebrating the wealth of comedy to be harvested from the former vice presidential candidate's endorsement of Donald Trump. While Colbert thanked Trump for keeping his joke coffers stuffed, he was so excited about Palin's return he started singing Kelly Clarkson's "Since You've Been Gone." "God I have missed you," Colbert said. "It's like a magical eagle made a wish on a flag pin and it came to life. Which is great — for me." Colbert let Palin do much of the talking, relishing the greatest hits sound bites she delivered in her endorsement speech, including "Hopey-Changey," "Community Organizer," and "Drill, Baby, Drill!"
Podcast – The Tim Ferriss Show The Tim Ferriss Show is generally the #1 business podcast on all of iTunes, and it’s been ranked #1 (of all podcasts) on many occasions. It is the first business/interview podcast to pass 100,000,000 downloads. It was also selected as iTunes’ “Best of 2014” and “Best of 2015.” Each episode, I deconstruct world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use. This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more.
What is folklore? Transcript Josh: Josh Clark Chuck: Charles W. Interviews in Education, Creativity, Business, and More! by Jon & Chris