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Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

for instance, have highlighted the breakdown of comprehension caused by wrong beliefs about the significance of black and white for American and Indian readers (white being the colour of marriage in one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Language and Education (1997)

by Edwards, Viv, David Corson

for instance, describe a range of group writing possibilities in work on poetry. Role play also offers valuable opportunities for writing both in English and in community languages. Wheatley (in Minns 1991) describes work ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (2005)

by Ghaoui, Claude

Gain, in terms of performance (for instance, by providing default values in the various fields of a computer form) or in reducing the impact of errors (by providing undo facilities, for instance), ...

Google previewThe Ultimate International Student Dictionary (2015)

by Study Destination USA

For instance, a university can have the academic divisions; College of Business, College of Engineering. Very loosely, the colleges in this regard are departments of the university and can also be called School of Business or School of Nursing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Epidemiology (2014)

by Miquel Porta

Thus, for instance, WHO is always spelled out in pronunciation (“WHO”), never pronounced “Hoo.” By contrast, AIDS is always pronounced “Aids” and never spelled out. Acronyms can be made up of the initial letters of the words on which they ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Play in Today's Society (2009)

by Rodney P. Carlisle

For instance, the forfeiter may be told to kiss every girl or boy in the game—or, worse, kiss only the one they love. They may be told to approach an adult on all fours, barking like a dog or crying like a baby. They may be asked to eat soap or lick ...

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Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, is interviewed on-stage as part of the company's presentation about content and online strategy during Advertising Week. Taken on September 29, 2010 in The Times Center.

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Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they're all individually tagged. (Ann Veneman)
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