ozdic - the English Collocations Dictionary online experiment noun animal protesting against animal experiments | field, laboratory | educational, medical, psychological, scientific | practical | thought His efforts involved thought experiments and analogies, rather than detailed experimentation. | simple | brief | careful, control (science), controlled | interesting | ingenious | pioneering | bold the country's bold experiment with economic reform | successful, unsuccessful | pilot, preliminary | further Further experiments will be carried out to verify this result. | celebrated, classic/classical, famous, well-known Pavlov's famous experiment with the dog and the dinner bell | unique Brazil's unique experiment with alcohol-fuelled cars carry out, conduct, do, perform | try The school decided to try an experiment in single-sex teaching. | design | set up | describe, report a classic experiment reported in 1964 confirm sth, demonstrate sth, find sth, illustrate sth, prove sth, show sth | indicate sth, suggest sth | be aimed at sth, be designed to do sth
howjsay Pronunciation Dictionary How Britain changed under Margaret Thatcher. In 15 charts | Politics What is the the legacy of Margaret Thatcher, who died today? The 1980s is increasingly being seen as deep history - 50% of the Datablog team were born in the late 1980s and were just toddling into school when she resigned in November 1990. If the past is a foreign country (they do things differently there), there is nowhere more foreign than May 1979, when the Conservatives entered Downing Street. These are some of the datasets which actually go back that far - mostly from the Office for National Statistics, and some from the excellent British Political Facts. She may or may not have caused it, but Britain under Thatcher saw huge economic, demographic and cultural change. Population The UK was a smaller country then - 56.2m people lived here, compared to 62.3m people in 2010. The population has changed too. We're living longer - life expectancy overall went up from 70.3 for men and 76.4 for women in 1979 by three years for both sexes by 1990. There are more of the super-old around now.
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Hamlet: Act 4, Scene 7, Page 7 There is a willow grows aslant a brook That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream. There with fantastic garlands did she come Of crowflowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples, That liberal shepherds give a grosser name, But our cold maids do “dead men’s fingers” call them. There, on the pendant boughs her coronet weeds Clambering to hang, an envious sliver broke, When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. And mermaid-like a while they bore her up, Which time she chanted snatches of old lauds As one incapable of her own distress, Or like a creature native and indued Unto that element. Till that her garments, heavy with their drink, Pulled the poor wretch from her melodious lay To muddy death. There’s a willow that leans over the brook, dangling its white leaves over the glassy water.
5 books that will help you teach English pronunciation I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the lookout for new ideas on how to improve the pronunciation of my students; even the good ones need all the help they can get. This has always been an area of teaching that worries me and one where I still feel I can grow greatly as a teacher. Basically, I need the help of those seasoned pros out there who have blessed us with their knowledge in the form of written texts. 1. by Peter Roach This little beauty is perfect for anyone who has ever wished they had a simple, straightforward resource for either personal reference or for their students to use. This text is an essential for the novice teacher and experienced pro alike, as it explains all the terminology and theory in a way that is easy to understand; a truly great book with which to get indoctrinated! 2. by Robin Walker 3. by Paul Tench In a nutshell, this is a complete explanation of how to transcribe the sounds of English as they occur in natural, conversational language. 4. 5.
Darwins Theory of Evolution – Biology for Kids Charles Darwin was a British naturalist born in 1809. He was known for his famous work “On the Origin of Species.” Darwin changed the way the people of the world viewed themselves through his amazing ideas on evolution and natural selection.For thousands of years many philosophers believed that life must have been created by a supernatural being or God. Looking for more biology articles and videos? Vobok
Les Voyages de Gulliver. Célèbre ouvrage de Swift, publié en 1726, les Voyages de Gulliver est un roman divisé en quatre parties, dont on lit principalement les deux premières : ce sont les voyages dans l'empire de Lilliput et dans le royaume de Brobdingnag. L'auteur disait dans une lettre qu'il adressait à Pope, un an avant l'impression de son livre : "Le principal but que je me propose dans tous mes travaux est de vexer le monde plutôt que de le divertir... Voilà la grande base de misanthropie sur laquelle j'ai élevé tout l'édifice de mes Voyages." C'est, en effet, la faiblesse, la vanité de ses semblables que Swift a voulu faire ressortir dans une fiction aussi ingénieuse que hardie; en conduisant successivement son héros chez un peuple de pygmées et chez un peuple de géants, il le place dans des situations et des embarras où la misère humaine apparaît sous le jour le plus ridicule, et il fait jaillir de cette combinaison une foule de contrastes inattendus et de comiques effets.