UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

  • Lingro

Makes every word on webpage clickable and linked to dictionary - enter the webpage you want to read in Box 1 and select whether you want English explanation or translation of the words into other languages

Makes every word on webpage clickable and linked to dictionary - enter the webpage you want to read in Box 1 and select whether you want English explanation or translation of the words into other languages

  • Quizlet

Study languages or other subjects using flash cards and quizzes

Study languages or other subjects using flash cards and quizzes

  • TED Talk: A short intro to the Studio School

Some kids learn by listening; others learn by doing. Geoff Mulgan gives a short introduction to the Studio School, a new kind of school in the UK where small teams of kids learn by working on projects that are, as Mulgan puts it, "for real."

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Some kids learn by listening; others learn by doing. Geoff Mulgan gives a short introduction to the Studio School, a new kind of school in the UK where small teams of kids learn by working on projects that are, as Mulgan puts it, "for real."

  • TED talk: Let's use video to reinvent education

Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.

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Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.

  • TED Talk: The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

  • 21 Grams

  • Alejandro González Iñárritu , 2003

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother and a born-again ex-con.

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A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother and a born-again ex-con.

A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere.

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A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere.

Strong language and violence. A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

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Strong language and violence. A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

  • Anomalisa

  • Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman , 2015

Michael Stone, an author that specializes in customer service, is a man who is unable to interact deeply with other people. His low sensitivity to excitement, and his lack of interest made him a man with a repetitive life on his own perspective. But, when he went on a business trip, he met a stranger - an extraordinary stranger, which slowly became a cure for his negative view on life that possibly will change his mundane life

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Michael Stone, an author that specializes in customer service, is a man who is unable to interact deeply with other people. His low sensitivity to excitement, and his lack of interest made him a man with a repetitive life on his own perspective. But, when he went on a business trip, he met a stranger - an extraordinary stranger, which slowly became a cure for his negative view on life that possibly will change his mundane life

Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

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Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

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A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

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A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

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A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Jamie is a shy teenager, often bullied at school. His neighbour Ste has a rough time at home, being beaten by his father and brother. This issues bring them together and they find that what they feel for each other is more than friendship.

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Jamie is a shy teenager, often bullied at school. His neighbour Ste has a rough time at home, being beaten by his father and brother. This issues bring them together and they find that what they feel for each other is more than friendship.

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

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Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

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A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

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An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

A disaffected soldier (Considine) returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother (Kebbell) years ago.

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A disaffected soldier (Considine) returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother (Kebbell) years ago.

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

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The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

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A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

  • Emma

  • Douglas McGrath , 1996

In rural 1800s England things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman.

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In rural 1800s England things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman.

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

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An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

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A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.

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The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join 'Team Foxcatcher' led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul - but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

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U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join 'Team Foxcatcher' led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul - but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

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A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.