"The Prattle of Sexes" by Adrianne Pielou Statement "Prattle of Sexes" is an interview by Adrienne Pielou of Deborah Tannen, dealing with the differences between man and woman, and the friction that comes between them at times. Mrs. Tannen uses several arguments, with several superficial scenarios, in order to strengthen her thesis about man and woman not speaking the same language. Beforehand, let it be noted, that this statement is written from ... mehr
Born in Nyack (New York State) 22.07.1882
Family ¡ú solidly middle class
Father owned a goods store
1899 Hopper had already decided to become an artist
attended the New York School Of Illustrating
1900 tranfered to the New York School of Art
Hopper worked under William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri
1906 ¡ú Paris
1909 ¨C 1910 second trip to Europe
1913 first sale
1920 first solo exhibition1 at Witne ... mehr
I believe the children are our future
Teach them well and let them lead the way
Show them all the beauty they possess inside
Give them a sense of pride to make it easier
Let the children\'s laughter remind us how we used to be
Everybody\'s searching for a hero
People need someone to look up to
I never found anyone who fulfilled my needs
A lonely place to be and so I learned to depend on me
I decided long ago
Never t ... mehr
A - K
Abendvorstellung - evening performance
Abgemacht! - It\'s a bargain! / It\'s a deal!
absagen - to call off
absahnen - to get on the gravy train
absolut sicher sein - to be as safe as houses
abwarten - to wait and see
äußerst amüsant - as good as a play
aktenkundig - on records
alkoholfreies Getränk - soft drink
alle Hebel in Bewegung setzen - to pull out all the stops
alle Jubeljahre - once in a blue moon
alle mögli ... mehr
(Two Factor Theory)
To better understand employee attitudes and motivation, Frederick Herzberg made studies to find out which factors in an employee\'s work environment are the reasons for satisfaction or dissatisfaction. He published his researches in the book: "The Motivation to Work" in 1959.
The studies included interviews in which employees were asked what they liked and disliked about their work. Herzberg found that the fa ... mehr
- I want to tell you something about Australia
- A. lies on the south half globe in the world
- it's situated in the Pacific Ocean
- A. is the smallest continent and largest island
- It has an area of about 7.6 million square kilometers
- A. has only 16 million people
- it is divided in 6 parts, for example Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland
- The capital is Canberra
- Sydney is the biggest town in Australia ... mehr
Summary The Case of Eleanor and David by Phyllis Hamilton Eleanor and David have been together for almost thirty years. Eleanor is sitting in a chair, waiting for David to come home. She is mentally preparing for a talk with him, aiming to win him back, as she suspects him of having a relationship with another woman. She finally falls asleep over her nervous reflections, and wakes up when David enters. Yet when she starts to talk about the change ... mehr
Einfache Form und Verlaufsform des Verbs: Gegenwartsform: John plays tennis. John is playing tennis. Gegenwart einfache Form Gegenwart Verlaufsform simple present. present progressiv. REGEL 1:Die Bildung der Gegenwartsform simple present: Subjekt + unveränderte Verbsform Subjekt + unveränderte Verbsform +s (bei 3.Person) Present Continuos: Subjekt+Form von to be+ing Form REGEL 2: Der Gebrauch des Simple present: A) Das Simple present bezeichnet r ... mehr
Viscose rayon is made from wood pulp. The chemical process of dissolving wood pulp was first discovered in 1840 by F.G. Keller, a noted German weaver. The viscose method of using wood pulp to manufacture rayon was developed in 1892, more than fifty years later, by C.F. Cross and E.J. Bevan, both British scientists. The first viscose manufacturing plant was in 1905, the first in the United States in 1910.
2. ... mehr
Mr Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen- houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the pop-holes. With the ring of light from his latern dancing from side to side he lurched across the yard, kicked off his boots at the back door, drew himself a last glass of beer from the barrel in the scullery and made his way up to bed , where Mrs Jones was already snoring. As soon as the light in the bedro ... mehr
Book review of "About A Boy" by Nick Hornby Nick Hornby is one of those writers, into whose books you get stuck, once you've started reading them. You can't do anything else until you've finished them. Wherever you go, you take the book along, so you can stuck your nose into it, every free second. His stories are, as Hugh Grant says, mostly about "male, bachelor, single London life". Hornby is a person with a fine sense of humour, and his books c ... mehr
Kids in India
in India live too many kids
so most of them are very poor, many are working or begging
many kid are ill but the doctor is too expensive
in Bombay, one of the greatest Indian cities, many children are living on the streets
all in all about 3 million kids are living on the streets
their parents couldn\'t feed them anymore or sold them
many families live in slums under terrible conditions
the woman provides for the ki ... mehr
Biography of the author:
John Anthony Burgess Wilson was born on Feb.25,1917 in Manchester, England in a Catholic middle-class family. His father was a pub pianist and a cashier. His mother and his only sister died in the influenza epidemic in 1919. Then he was brought up by a maternal aunt and later by a stepmother. Burgess was educated at Xaverian College and the University at Manchester.
In 1942 he married his first wife Llewela ( ... mehr
At the west coast of Ireland there is a small rocky Island called Clare Island in the Atlantic Ocean. On its eastern side, a castle is built into the rock. This was home of Grace O\'Malley, the pirate queen of the 16th Century. Irish people lived in large groups of families called clans. One of these important chieftains was O\'Malley. He controlled much of the Irish west coast and his ships sailed to Scotland, Spain and Portugal.
Then ... mehr
- In 1980 Lars Ulrich, moved from Copenhagen to L.A.
- he placed an ad in a South California paper called The Recycler looking for musicians to play with. James Hetfield got together with Lars for a jam session. In the summer 1981 James and Lars then, formed a band and called it Metallica. (the name: Lars Ulrich asked his friend for help.. after hearing the name \"Metallica\", Lars quickly suggested a different name and kept \"Metallica\" fo ... mehr
For Example the start :
My talk is about the topic The austrailian Kangaroo. I choose this topic, cuz lots of people know Kangaroos but they know not that much of them.
Kangaroos are native to the Australian continent and to parts of New Guinea. Most species are only found in Australia. There are over 60 different species of kangaroos and their close relatives. All kangaroos belong to the super-family mac ... mehr
Introduction By the end of the 19th century investments from Britain, continental Europe and North America had made Southern Africa a significant contributor to the world economy due to the mineral discoveries. Population concentrated mining spots as Johannesburg (Gold) or Kimberly (Diamonds). The governments of the region neglected other industries in order to focus on mining. The white immigrants incorporated the native population into capitali ... mehr
English Premier League I want to give you a short speech about the football premier league of England. For those who dont know it, the premier league is the highest football class of England. The Premier League consists of 20 clubs and in the end of the season three of them have to play in the First Division (2. Liga). Actually I dont want to mention any special teams there, I just want you to have an small impression about tradition and emotion ... mehr
Some important facts.
The word Aborigine consists of the Latin words ab (from) and origine (beginning) meaning \"being there from the beginning\" or \"native\".
There might have been human life in Australia for up to 60.000 years.
Aborigines crossed the water from New Guinea or Indonesia (it is unknown) with some kind of water craft and reached the southern continent Australia.
Women prepared meals, while men kept ... mehr
Silk . . . Seide . . . Soie . . . Seda
According to legend, almost 5000 years ago the Chinese Empress Si Ling Shi (or Lie Zu) observed a silk caterpillar spinning itself into a cocoon. She unravelled the filaments and made a fabric from them.
The Romans paid one pound for silk fabric. Caterpillar eggs were smuggled into Europe in about 555 AD and, form then on it was possible to produce silk in the Medi ... mehr