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An A-Z of modern office jargon

An A-Z of modern office jargon | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
It's time to drill down into Steven Poole's A-Z of office jargon. You could be talking like a boardroom legend by end of play. Massive yield!
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English Usage for French Insights
Toolbox & documents for non-native English speakers Outils & documents pour l'entraînement à la pratique de l'anglais
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Boîte à outils :

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DICTIONNAIRES ENG-FR/FR-ENG

- Wordreference (avec forum très réactif quand on a une question)

- Grand dictionnaire terminologique (Canadien; vocabulaire technique)

 

DICTIONNAIRES/THESAURUS ANGLAIS

- The Free dictionary (bonnes définitions, synonymes)

 

USAGE

- avec une recherche plein texte entre "..." sur Google, évidemment

- Linguee

- My Memory

 

PRONONCIATION

- Amy Walker est fille de musiciens, actrice de formation, elle explique merveilleusement les différences de motricité, de résonance, de respiration des différents accents http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BB9C7AAE6470D53

- pour tester la prononciation d'une phrase avec un avatar (exemple :

http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=6886966&height=267&width=200),

http://www.voki.com/ c'est rigolo

 

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- Linguistic Usage & Intercultural Discrepancies

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- Online Courses & Other Learning Tools

- Cultural reads

- Business reads

- Progressive & Fundamentals (?)

[taxonomy to be revised - too much overlap, not straightforward enough yet]

 

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Exploring English - Online Course

Exploring English - Online Course | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
This course for learners of English looks at British culture and examines English in use to help you improve your language skills.
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Top 300 Irish family names explained

Top 300 Irish family names explained | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Ever wondered about the history of your Irish surnames or from where your last name originated? You can find the name's meaning or Irish last name origin in this comprehensive list.
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Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it

For years in the 1960s and 1970s the theatre director Joan Littlewood pursued a vision of a place where working people, like herself, could get involved in art, science, discovery, learning, pleasure…… ‘Choose what you want to do – or watch someone else doing it. Learn how to handle tools, paint, babies,…

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10 Tips on How to Write Less Badly

10 Tips on How to Write Less Badly | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
In my nearly 30 years at universities, I have seen a lot of very talented people fail because they couldn't, or didn't, write.
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#SeeingWetiko - /The Rules

#SeeingWetiko - /The Rules | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Wetiko is an Algonquin word for a cannibalistic spirit or thought-form driven by greed, excess and selfish consumption. It deludes it host into believing that consuming the life force of others for self-aggrandisement or profit is a logical and morally upright way to live.
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England’s Forgotten Muslim History

England’s Forgotten Muslim History | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
The sugar, silks, carpets and spices transformed what the English ate, how they decorated their homes and how they dressed. Words such as “candy” and “turquoise” (from “Turkish stone”) became commonplace. Even Shakespeare got in on the act, writing “Othello” shortly after the first Moroccan ambassador’s six-month visit.

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via la page FB de Les Clionautes / www.clionautes.org (L’association a pour but la défense des contenus disciplinaires dans l’enseignement de l’histoire, la géographie et l’éducation morale et civique, dans tous les ordres d’enseignement. Elle s’implique dans la diffusion des nouvelles technologies de l’information et de la communication dans les disciplines enseignées.)
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The official EFSET® English test

The official EFSET® English test | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Test your English with the EF Standard English Test (EFSET®), the only open-access standardized English test built to rigorous academic requirements, identical to fee-based exams.
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The woman who forced us to look death in the face

The woman who forced us to look death in the face | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
In the 1960s, British aristocrat Jessica Mitford wrote a best-seller on the funeral industry’s practices. Twenty years after her death, she can still teach us how to handle mortality.
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La clé des langues - Anglais - Outils en ligne

La clé des langues - Anglais - Outils en ligne | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it

Ces logiciels et services web qui nous permettent de créer, mettre en oeuvre et partager des activités de classe...

Phonétique et prononciation
Créer des activités
Dictionnaires en ligne
Partager, afficher, publier
Montage audio et vidéo
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Urban Dictionary - Mug

Urban Dictionary - Mug | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Ceramic white Urban Dictionary 11 oz mug. One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids. 2016
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BBC - as NHS - going to Crumbs (Jonathan Pie Tells)

Pie laments the demise of the BBC...and makes the case for the cake baked.

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A Better 'Beowulf'

A Better 'Beowulf' | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
this is a translation ''willed down, waited for, in place at last and for good.''
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Richard Brody, Contributor - The New Yorker

Richard Brody, Contributor - The New Yorker | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Richard Brody began writing for The New Yorker in 1999, and has contributed articles about the directors François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, and Samuel Fuller. Since 2005, he has been the movie-listings editor at the magazine; he writes film reviews, a column about DVDs, and a blog about movies. He is the author of the book “Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard,” and is at work on a book on French New Wave Cinema.

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Thomas Murphy

Thomas Murphy | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Thomas Murphy - “Writing has nothing to do with signifying. It has to do with surveying, mapping, even realms that are yet to come.” — Deleuze & Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus
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ALBERTINE | The Orientalist and the Asylum: Gaëtan Gatain de Clérambault’s Veiled Photography

ALBERTINE | The Orientalist and the Asylum: Gaëtan Gatain de Clérambault’s Veiled Photography | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
2016 Gould Fellow at the Clark Art Institut in New York, Art professor Maureen G. Shanahan will explore the psychiatric and photographic work of Gaëtan Gatian de Clérambault (1872-1934), a veteran of the war and chief psychiatrist for the Parisian police in the 1920’s and 30’. In these years, when the Parisian police provided services to and conducted surveillance of immigrants, Clérambault held a key role in describing, documenting, committing (or exiling) the criminally insane. This event is co-organized by the Clark Art Institute, in New York and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Maureen G. Shanahan is a professor of art history at James Madison University.…
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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting obituary

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting obituary | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Publisher who turned Faber & Faber into a champion of the best contemporary writing
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Alfred A. Knopf, Sr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alfred A. Knopf, Sr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alfred Abraham Knopf, Sr. (September 12, 1892 - August 11, 1984) was an American publisher of the 20th century, and founder of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. His contemporaries included the likes of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer, and (of the previous generation) Frank Nelson Doubleday, J. Henry Harper and Henry Holt.

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