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Street Art in Brazil

Some examples of street art in Brazil, a form of artistic expression which can be found in all corners of Brazil's urban environments. Graffiti is promoted by many cultural activist groups, schools, and individual artists, and is a means of promoting the revitalisation of neighbourhoods and community activism among other goals. Two of these examples can be found on the Rua Siqueira Campos in Rio de Janeiro: the others are the work produced in 2011 by São Paulo's Encontro Niggaz de Graffiti during ther annual festival, which takes place every year in the city's south zone.

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Brazil's Urban Environments

Images of urban environments in Brazil: a view of downtown Sao Paulo from Oscar Niermeyer's Edificio Copan; and a view of Cidade Tiradentes, Latin America's largest housing complex located to the east of São Paulo; a view of the Viaduto Santa Efigênia in downtown São Paulo; the favela complex of Alemao in Rio de Janeiro's Zona Norte; and Leblon in Rio de Janeiro's Zona Sul.

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Using wikis for langugage learning

Introductory presentation outlining the structure and characterstics of wikis, together with video resources and simple tasks for beginners. The presentation also gives a description of relevant learning environments, such as the use of scaffolding, and process-based and constructivist learning theories, and finishes with links to other wiki-related resources useful for teachers and learners, such as Wikimedia.

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Interpreting Environment, Social Space and Culture Through Signs

Introductory lecture, suitable for a Cultural Studies class, on the use of public signs to interpret culture. The presentation gives an account of the structure and origins of signs, drawn from the natural world and ancestral history, illustrated with some specfic examples from a British context.

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Verão em Portugal (Text)

This text and translation into English accompanies the illustrated podcast in European Portuguese created by Will Masters, a student of Applied Languages at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The recording presents a refelction on the student's first experiences of Portugal, and of learning Portuguese. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion or aural comprehension by students of the Portuguese language.

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Verão em Portugal

This illustrated podcast in European Portuguese was created by Will Masters, a student of Applied Languages at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The recording presents a refelction on the student's first experiences of Portugal, and of learning Portuguese. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion or aural comprehension by students of the Portuguese language.

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Illustrated audio recordings in Romanian

A collection of illustrated audio recordings in the Romanian language by students at the School of Languages and Area Studies, the University of Portsmouth. The recordings narrate the situation of contemporary Romania, and describe the city of Timişoara in Western Romania, the nation's second-largest city.

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Romania's 'Little Vienna' (Text)

This text and translation into English accompanies the illustrated podcast in Romanian created by Valentina Moldovan, a Masters' student at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The recording presents an account of Timişoara, Romania's second city, its landscapes, its historical and cultural importance.The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion or aural comprehension by students of the Romanian language.

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Romania's 'Little Vienna'

This illustrated podcast in Romanian was created by Valentina Moldovan, a Masters' student at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The recording presents an account of Timişoara, Romania's second city, its landscapes, its historical and cultural importance.The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion or aural comprehension by students of the Romanian language.

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Romanian Thoughts (Text)

This text and translation accompanies the illustrated podcast in Romanian created by Sabina Androne, a Masters student at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The audio summary reflects on the contemporary situation of the Romanian nation in the post-Ceausescu era. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students of the Romanian language.

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Romanian Thoughts

This illustrated podcast in Romanian was created by Sabina Androne, a Masters student at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The audio summary reflects on the contemporary situation of the Romanian nation in the post-Ceausescu era. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students of the Romanian language.

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This list was generated on Mon Jul 17 05:36:28 2017 BST.