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  • The idea of progress : How have changes in American society affected family life ?

    The idea of progress : How have changes in American society affected family life ?

    So today i am going to talk about the idea of progress. Progress is an idea that can be defined as a change, a development or even an improvement in anything and often contributes in making the world a better place . To illustrate this notion i will try to explain how have changes in American society affected family life. That is why we are going to see what where the different family structures that

    644 Mots / 3 Pages
  • SPACES AND EXCHANGES : What could drive people to leave their native land to go in the USA ?

    SPACES AND EXCHANGES : What could drive people to leave their native land to go in the USA ?

    SPACES AND EXCHANGES The notion "Spaces and exchanges" deals with the geographical and symbolic areas that all societies occupy and the interactions between men and different societies. Our world is built on the exploration and conquest of new spaces. The different cultural, economic, sociological and language interactions have shaped and characterised our modern-day world. An exchange is when we give in return for something received - this can be anything from money, ideas, gifts, medical

    617 Mots / 3 Pages
  • The idea of progress : How far were the Roaring Twenties a Golden Age for the USA ?

    The idea of progress : How far were the Roaring Twenties a Golden Age for the USA ?

    The idea of progress : I'm going to present the notion « idea of progress ». First of all, let me give you a definition of this notion. This notion is a change that allows the well-being of each individual and the evolution of society and the modernization of differents sectors, like medcine, technology, or science. To illustrate this notion, I have chosen to talk about the roaring twenties. Therefore, we can raise the following

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  • Essay on a scene from the Picture of Dorian Gray

    Essay on a scene from the Picture of Dorian Gray

    Dorian Gray lives an easy going life : - Dorian's valet takes good care of him, he pays attention to each and every details. O. Wilde writes "His valet had crept several times into the room on tiptoe to see if he was stirring". Here for instance, the valet moves on tiptoe to make sure not to wake Dorian up. "Finally his bell sounded, and Victor came in softly with a cup of tea", he

    494 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The Dutch Public Policy on the Funding of Higher Education

    The Dutch Public Policy on the Funding of Higher Education

    The Dutch Public Policy on the Funding of Higher Education H igher Education is often considered to be of essence to a Nation’s future, as it brings forth a bright new generation apt to ensure a prosperous continuity in both private and public sectors. That is why, when the libertarian Cabinet Rutte-I in the Dutch Government proposed a new policy change regarding its financing back in 2010, it caused an incredible controversy dividing the country.

    3 816 Mots / 16 Pages
  • Idea of progress : How does the money impact the Idea of Progress?

    Idea of progress : How does the money impact the Idea of Progress?

    The Idea of Progress I am going to talk about the notion of the Idea of progress. First of all, I would like to give a brief definition of this notion. In my opinion, the Idea of progress can be studied from different aspects, first it can be defined like the idea that the world and the society can change positively thanks to sciences, globalization and evolution. However, the Idea of progress can sometimes be

    1 217 Mots / 5 Pages
  • How did Pizza Hut use social media to become the most popular brand among teenagers?

    How did Pizza Hut use social media to become the most popular brand among teenagers?

    Which brand is most attractive to young people in 2013? In the list of top 100 social brands released by Headstream last week, Pizza Hut became the most popular brand among teenagers. 2,569 18-24-year-old British teenagers voted for their favorite brand from 250 brands, Pizza Hut ranked first. This ranking list reflects to a certain extent the interaction of major brands with young consumers on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. As we all know, brands should

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  • Fiche bac : the notion of progress

    Fiche bac : the notion of progress

    Fiche anglais 3 Introduction : I am going to present the notion of progress. First of all, I think it is very important to define the words of the notion. Progress is a question of moving on and evolving with positive or negative consequences. The last 2 centuries have seen societies progress at an ever-increasing rate on many fronts such as industrial, scientific, technological ones, for example we have witnessed a social revolution where the

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  • Note critique entre «The clash of civilisation ? » de Samuel Huntington et « The end of History » de Francis Fukuyama

    Note critique entre «The clash of civilisation ? » de Samuel Huntington et « The end of History » de Francis Fukuyama

    Note critique entre «The clash of civilisation ? » de Samuel Huntington et « The end of History » de Francis Fukuyama The first text « The end of history » is an article published in The national interest in 1989. It is written by Francis Fukuyama a few months before the fall of the berlin wall. Quickly, the American political scientist Huntington has opposed to the vison of Fukuyama. So he has written the

    1 473 Mots / 6 Pages
  • The Idea of Progress : computer

    The Idea of Progress : computer

    The Idea of Progress By approaching the notion of “progress idea”, we will begin by defining the concept. Progress is the idea that the world can become a better place in terms of technology, politics or medicine. It is defined as any form of improvement. Progress is a constant evolution to a better stage. We’re going to focus on artificial intelligence, to what extent would technologies improve our lives, or are they a risk? First

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  • The World of Darkness

    [une page d'accueil sur un site web] to attract tourists to Kenya FINAL TASK You work for an eco-friendly tourist organisation You have been asked to create a homepage YOUR AIM * To inspire tourists to visit this country. * To sensitize them to the difficult relationship between Kenya's economy and its ecology * To sensitize them to some examples of your actions to promote [= pour favoriser] eco-friendly tourism NAME AND LOGO : Think

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  • The role of racism and stereotypes in jokes

    The role of racism and stereotypes in jokes

    The role of racism and stereotypes in jokes Some languages replace the /r/ sound with the /l/ sound, but not under the same circumstances; sometimes, this behavior is a choice and other times it’s the rule. Puerto Ricans as spanish language speakers are distinguished by their /l/ at the ends of words and syllables. When non Puerto Rican speakers try to imitate this characteristic, they tend to missplace the replacement. Latino Rebels has a

    1 048 Mots / 5 Pages
  • The Ethics of Euthanasia and Medically assisted Suicide

    The Ethics of Euthanasia and Medically assisted Suicide

    The Ethics of Euthanasia and Medically assisted Suicide I. Introduction: euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, what is it? The situation in today's world. Is it possible to be in control of one's life until the last moment? Switzerland is one of the countries that allows it, and this by having decriminalised assisted suicide. A person can therefore decide when he or she is going to end his or her life. To be more precise, a lethal

    2 190 Mots / 9 Pages
  • The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things

    Cet article, publié par Simone Usborne pour « the guardian.co.uk » le 13 Mai 2017 traite du changement sociétal du consumérisme vers une économie « d’expériences ». En effet, de nombreux indicateurs montrent un changement significatif des habitudes de consommation. Le projet HOME, un centre culturel et commercial de Manchester en Angleterre a su profiter de cette tendance. Bâti dans une zone « fantôme » et peu attractive, pour un budget de 25 millions de

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  • The USA, a nation of immigrant

    The USA, a nation of immigrant

    THE USA : A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS * Immigration: the process through which individuals become temporary, permanent residents or citizens of a host country. Historically, the process of immigration has been a social, economic, and cultural asset to the USA. It has resulted in the development of a multicultural society. The USA is a nation of immigrants and has always been so. It is considered today that 15% of its population is foreign-born. Thus, immigration

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  • The idea of progress : has progress always been a positive action for society throughout history? Is there different kind of progress?

    The idea of progress : has progress always been a positive action for society throughout history? Is there different kind of progress?

    The notion I’m going to deal with is the idea of progress. In relation to the notion, the subject of my presentation will be the social and technological aspect of progress. The idea of progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change. It can be a technical, scientific or social advance which contributes to making the world a better place. There is no denying that nowadays progress is being made everywhere.

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  • The view of a pig

    The view of a pig

    Tell-a-vision Television is omnipresent. For some, it is the only window on the world, for others it is a serious threat to our culture. The advantages and disadvantages of this small magic box are many. Television changes the family, it has changed mine. When I was eight, my parents bought a black Samsung TV, the first one, small and very heavy, watching it began to be our favourite hobby. It was not a bad thing

    622 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

    Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

    TED talk “Inside the mind of a master procrastinator.” It was a TED talk video named “Inside the mind of a master procrastinator.” The speaker introduces the subject by talking about his thesis. He says that he planned to write it step by step, but he ended up by writing it the day before the deadline because he is a procrastinator. According to him the brain of the procrastinators is different from the non-procrastinators. Inside

    365 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Letter to the South African Agriculture

    Letter to the South African Agriculture

    Letter to the South African Agriculture Farm workers union 42 Wall Street 10001 New York South African Agriculture 145 Rue Irland 1254 Kenya Object : working conditions of labourers Dear Sirs, I introduce myself I’m the leader of the farm worker union Given my status i would like to write you this letter about the working conditions of the labourers in the fruit and wine sector. The labourers in the fruit and wine sector do

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  • Increasing sensitivity for the protection of animals

    Increasing sensitivity for the protection of animals

    Increasing sensitivity for the protection of the annimals Why do some people stop eating meat? Some people stop eating meat to defend their ideas. The idea of killing animals for food is unbearable for them. So they can't eat meat. Sometimes they refuse to eat meat because they have been shocked by videos about the bad living conditions of animals in factory farms. 83% of French people are in favour of banning intensive livestock farming,

    573 Mots / 3 Pages
  • International interventions and the blurring of war and peace

    International interventions and the blurring of war and peace

    Elisa Orlando 000443315 POLI-D-520 - June 2020 Security Practices and Political Violence - Essay « West » : International interventions and the blurring of war and peace « The fall of the Soviet Union has contributed to the end of armed conflicts in several countries, shaken by proxy wars. But for others, the end of the USSR and US support allowed internal conflicts to occur, particularly in the Third World. Nevertheless, the end of the

    1 587 Mots / 7 Pages
  • The Art of Fiction (27-50)

    The Art of Fiction (27-50)

    27 - TELLING IN DIFFERENT VOICES Fay Weldon – Female Friends (19) → Polyphonic medley of styles/voices. Gap between subject and style. Pastiche Summary narrative : contemporary (irony, pace, pithiness), usefull when lot of characters/long period of time. Attention : monotony in vocab + syntax Mikhail Bakhtin : prose called « polyphony » or « dialogism » Traditionnaly prose = « monologic » - sigle vision/interpretation/style VS « dialogic » (rare before Renaissance) . Uses free indirect style (better for emotions and thoughts) « double-oriented discourse » (ex :

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  • Spaces and exchanges : is the development of tourisme always beneficial

    Spaces and exchanges : is the development of tourisme always beneficial

    Florian BÉNIÈRE Tle S1 Notion 3:Spaces and exchanges I'm going to talk about the notion “spaces and exchanges”. Firstly, it's important to know that spaces match with the different countries and societies . Then, the exchanges are the migratory cultural, economic or linguistic. This notion deals with the geographical and symbolic areas that all societies occupy. Thus, I'm going to illustrate this nation talking about the tourism . In this way, I will answer to

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  • The Idea Of Progress : how artificial intelligence can change the future of humanity ?

    The Idea Of Progress : how artificial intelligence can change the future of humanity ?

    Today, I'm going to talk about the notion "The Idea of Progress". To begin with, I’d like to give a definition of the notion. Progress is a steady evolution towards a better stage. It is thus, the idea that the world can become a better place in terms of technology, politcs or medicine. Progress is defined as any kind of improvement. In order to illustrate this notion, I have chosen to talk about Artificial Intelligence

    758 Mots / 4 Pages
  • Myths and heroes : what is the place of Aboriginal mythology in the Australian society ?

    Myths and heroes : what is the place of Aboriginal mythology in the Australian society ?

    Myths and heroes Introduction : I’m going to be talking about the notion of Myths and heroes. After introducing the notion, I’m going to deal with the example of the Aborigines in Australia and their mythology. To start with i’m going to define the keywords of this notion. First of all​, a myth can be defined as a story about gods or heroes, it can be a popular belief, a tradition or a false

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