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GPC/Pre-sessional Lecture 2008

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GPC/Pre-sessional Lecture 2008

  • Basic Skills You Need

  • H.M. Dobinson , Nelson , 1985

This book was designed to help students prepare for leaving school, and to acquire a wide range of adult skills that will prove useful at home, at work, or on a training scheme

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This book was designed to help students prepare for leaving school, and to acquire a wide range of adult skills that will prove useful at home, at work, or on a training scheme

  • Encyclopedia of Britain

  • Bamber Gascoigne , Macmillan , 1994

Concentrates on 6000 subjects from the conscious memory of living inhabitants of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The book includes facts about history, politicians, pop musicians and business leaders, sports, literature, art, scandal, disasters, battles and current affairs

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Concentrates on 6000 subjects from the conscious memory of living inhabitants of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The book includes facts about history, politicians, pop musicians and business leaders, sports, literature, art, scandal, disasters, battles and current affairs

  • How to Live in England - A Guide for the Japanese

  • Anna Udagawa , Yohan Publications , 1994

A useful and interesting guide for tourists visiting the UK, explaining all aspects of British life, from arriving in England, to visiting a doctor. Although intended for the Japanese, it is equally useful to anyone who is not from the UK

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A useful and interesting guide for tourists visiting the UK, explaining all aspects of British life, from arriving in England, to visiting a doctor. Although intended for the Japanese, it is equally useful to anyone who is not from the UK

  • Time Out London Guide

  • TimeOut Magazine Ltd , Penguin Books Ltd , 1997

This comprehensive and up-to-date guide is full of information and informed critical comment on all that London has to offer

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This comprehensive and up-to-date guide is full of information and informed critical comment on all that London has to offer

The British public school is an institution renowned the world over. In 1979, the BBC made a documentary series about life inside Radley College, one of the UK\'s most privileged and traditional boys\' boarding schools. In 2013, BBC director Hannah Berryman caught up with some of the boys who featured in the series to find out how their lives panned out after they left Radley.

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The British public school is an institution renowned the world over. In 1979, the BBC made a documentary series about life inside Radley College, one of the UK\'s most privileged and traditional boys\' boarding schools. In 2013, BBC director Hannah Berryman caught up with some of the boys who featured in the series to find out how their lives panned out after they left Radley.

From the silent days of cinema, Shakespeare's plays have often been adapted to the big screen. Film-makers relished his vivid characters and dramatic plots as well as the magic and poetry of his work.

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From the silent days of cinema, Shakespeare's plays have often been adapted to the big screen. Film-makers relished his vivid characters and dramatic plots as well as the magic and poetry of his work.

The story behind Blue Note Records, founded in New York in 1939 by two German Jewish refugees who allowed their musicians complete artistic freedom, revolutionising jazz in the process.

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The story behind Blue Note Records, founded in New York in 1939 by two German Jewish refugees who allowed their musicians complete artistic freedom, revolutionising jazz in the process.

Beautiful and intimate documentary which follows the stories of a group of characters as they live through a dramatic night.

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Beautiful and intimate documentary which follows the stories of a group of characters as they live through a dramatic night.

On Saturday 12 November 2011 an eclectic range of British people turned the camera on themselves, capturing the entertaining and mundane, the exciting and unusual, the poignant and the everyday.

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On Saturday 12 November 2011 an eclectic range of British people turned the camera on themselves, capturing the entertaining and mundane, the exciting and unusual, the poignant and the everyday.

The story of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's life and career, revealing how he became one of the world's biggest sporting stars.

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The story of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's life and career, revealing how he became one of the world's biggest sporting stars.

Liz Bonnin delves in to the world of invention, revealing the people and technologies set to transform all our lives. She examines the conditions that are promising to make the 21st century a golden age of innovation and meets some of the world's foremost visionaries, mavericks and dreamers.

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Liz Bonnin delves in to the world of invention, revealing the people and technologies set to transform all our lives. She examines the conditions that are promising to make the 21st century a golden age of innovation and meets some of the world's foremost visionaries, mavericks and dreamers.

In a once-in-a-lifetime performance, some of the greatest stars ever seen on stage come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre.

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In a once-in-a-lifetime performance, some of the greatest stars ever seen on stage come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre.

Celebrated conceptual artist Ryan Gander investigates the selfie – the icon of a new kind of self-regard that hardly existed just ten years

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Celebrated conceptual artist Ryan Gander investigates the selfie – the icon of a new kind of self-regard that hardly existed just ten years

Meet the stars of over-80s table tennis as they fight for medals in Mongolia. The inspirational documentary Ping-Pong, playing for the first time on Film4.

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Meet the stars of over-80s table tennis as they fight for medals in Mongolia. The inspirational documentary Ping-Pong, playing for the first time on Film4.

The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about his experience of fame, thanks to the success of A Brief History of Time, and his desire to use that fame to inspire the next generation of scientists

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The world's most famous living scientist talks exclusively about his experience of fame, thanks to the success of A Brief History of Time, and his desire to use that fame to inspire the next generation of scientists

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayas, this documentary follows the gripping adventure of six Tibetan teenagers on a climbing expedition up the 23,000 foot Lhakpa Ri, on the north side of Everest. A dangerous journey soon becomes a seemingly impossible challenge made all the more remarkable by the fact that the teenagers are blind.

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Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayas, this documentary follows the gripping adventure of six Tibetan teenagers on a climbing expedition up the 23,000 foot Lhakpa Ri, on the north side of Everest. A dangerous journey soon becomes a seemingly impossible challenge made all the more remarkable by the fact that the teenagers are blind.

Renowned magician James 'The Amazing' Randi has been wowing audiences with his jaw-dropping illusions, escapes and sleight of hand for over 50 years.This entertaining film chronicles Randi's best debunkings of faith healers, fortune tellers and psychics.

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Renowned magician James 'The Amazing' Randi has been wowing audiences with his jaw-dropping illusions, escapes and sleight of hand for over 50 years.This entertaining film chronicles Randi's best debunkings of faith healers, fortune tellers and psychics.

Thrilling heist documentary about the world's most notorious gang of diamond thieves, featuring exclusive and unprecedented interviews with the Pink Panther members for the first time on television.

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Thrilling heist documentary about the world's most notorious gang of diamond thieves, featuring exclusive and unprecedented interviews with the Pink Panther members for the first time on television.

Jackie and David Siegel, a former beauty queen and her billionaire husband, are triumphantly building their dream home in Florida.But when the economic crisis hits, the rarefied world of a truly unique family is turned upside down.

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Jackie and David Siegel, a former beauty queen and her billionaire husband, are triumphantly building their dream home in Florida.But when the economic crisis hits, the rarefied world of a truly unique family is turned upside down.

Every Saturday night in China, millions gather around their televisions to watch Interviews Before Execution, an extraordinary talk show which interviews prisoners on death row.

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Every Saturday night in China, millions gather around their televisions to watch Interviews Before Execution, an extraordinary talk show which interviews prisoners on death row.