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EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585"When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000"There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake." Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry.

Learn 40 Languages for Free: Spanish, English, Chinese & More Advertisement Get FREE Audio Books from and How to learn languages for free? A WHO’S WHO OF TUDOR WOMEN (index) Read This First: My name is Kathy Lynn Emerson. A Who’s Who of Tudor Women began as a project to update and correct my very out-of-date collective biography, Wives and Daughters: The Women of Sixteenth Century England, published by a small scholarly press in 1984. That accomplished, I continue to add entries and make corrections and additions to those already in place.

30+ Reasons Why We Don't Succeed In Learning Languages Today’s post is my serious attempt to collect every possible reason why we don’t learn a language in list format, and to offer possible suggestions to overcome them, or to request your solutions to these problems! I will be updating this list to add new reasons based on your comments. (Note that in the post after this, I am looking for the opposite to reasons why we can’t and I want to hear your success stories that could potentially inspire millions of people!) I am genuinely going to try to get the number of reasons and their possible retorts up to the high double digits, because I want there to be no more excuses for us to remain monolingual throughout our lives.

100 Incredible YouTube Channels for History Buffs If you love history, or just want to learn more about it, YouTube has exactly what you need. Always up to the challege of providing thorough, accurate information, YouTube delivers channels from leading names in historical studies, from The Smithsonian to the Discovery Channel. You’re sure to find just the right information you need for your lecture, lesson plan, or perhaps just your personal viewing pleasure. General History These videos can give your students a better insight into historical events. Art History What Is The Hardest Language To Learn? One question that’s been asked several times is, “What is the hardest language to learn?” After some extensive research, we’ve discovered that the answer can be quite complicated. It’s complicated because the answer is largely subjective (opinion) and it also depends on what your native language is.

25 Great Essays about History The best writing about how we got where we are American History The Arrow of Disease by Jared Diamond When Columbus and his successors invaded the Americas, the most potent weapon they carried was their germs. Language Hacking Guide You don’t have to be “gifted” to learn a new language, but you do have to be smart about how you learn it. Hi! When you’ve watched the video above and are ready to join the thousands of other language hackers who are using the Fluent in 3 Months PREMIUM package as an unconventional approach to learn languages quickly, click the button below. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Good reading is about asking questions of your sources. Keep the following in mind when reading primary sources. Even if you believe you can't arrive at the answers, imagining possible answers will aid your comprehension.

Learning Multiple Languages At The Same Time Learning Multiple Languages At The Same Time When I announced my intention to learn Korean this week alongside Irish I was asked about my motivation to learn multiple languages at the same time. Why learn several languages simultaneously and is it even advisable to do so? Here are some of my thoughts on the issue. I’m stating the obvious but if you’ve got shithouse time management skills then that’s something you need to sort out before trying to learn a language, let alone several languages.

Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C) New! December 2014 Upload: 22 new articles, 2 book reviews and 1 ‘notes from the field’ added to Volume 8Special Publication No. 8: The Art and Practice of Grammar Writing, edited by Toshihide Nakayama and Keren Rice, is available here (published December 2014). Welcome to Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a peer-reviewed, open-access journal sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center and published exclusively in electronic form by the University of Hawaiʻi Press. We publish with no fees either for contributors or for readers. Please download our flyer (LDCflyer2014), or our poster (LDCposter2014) and help publicize LD&C.

How many words do I need to learn? How many words do I need to learn?Home > Guide > Vocabulary > How many words? One of the most common questions I get asked is 'How many words do I need to learn?'. The answer is of course to learn any many as you can, but I can be more precise. Forget Google Translate: 3 Ways to Get an Accurate, Quick Translation Bad translations. We’ve all seen them. We’ve all laughed at them. At their best, they’re quite funny. The more notorious examples have even spawned memes. There are even Tumblr blogs that aggregate unfortunate, inaccurate and hilarious translation fails for all to see.

» How to Learn A Language in 90 Days ‘If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.’ ~Nelson Mandela Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Maneesh Sethi of Hack The System. I still remember the happiest moment of my life. I had decided to throw a party for my Italian friends while living in Florence, Italy.