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    Clear Writing Techniques
    A 12-part course with Stuart Mill English
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    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

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    13-part Literature course
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    Video Games as Literature
    A 13-part course with The Game Professor
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    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

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    The First American Presidents
    A 4-part course with History with Mr. Striplin
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    In this course, Mr. Striplin presents fun history lessons on the first presidents of the United States—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison— and shows how they shaped America as a nation.

    In this course, Mr. Striplin presents fun history lessons on the first presidents of the United States—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison— and shows how they shaped America as a nation.

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    10 Days of French
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    Want to learn the basics of French, but not sure where to begin? Get your feet wet in this fun 10 Days of French course designed for beginners. Get your French conversation skills quickly up to speed!

    Want to learn the basics of French, but not sure where to begin? Get your feet wet in this fun 10 Days of French course designed for beginners. Get your French conversation skills quickly up to speed!

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    Existentialism Is a Humanism
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    Do humans have purpose before they exist? In this philosophy course, learn why Jean-Paul Sartre rejects essence before existence with a detailed look at his essay, "Existentialism Is a Humanism."

    Do humans have purpose before they exist? In this philosophy course, learn why Jean-Paul Sartre rejects essence before existence with a detailed look at his essay, "Existentialism Is a Humanism."

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    Discussing Individual Rights in the USA
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    Learn how our country's founders developed laws based on historical examples and trusted philosophies, and discover how the Bill of Rights makes our legislation about civil rights more comprehensive.

    Learn how our country's founders developed laws based on historical examples and trusted philosophies, and discover how the Bill of Rights makes our legislation about civil rights more comprehensive.

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    Basic Mandarin for Travel in China
    A 15-part course with Language Bite
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    Language Bite presents this course covering how to express yourself in Mandarin while traveling. Learn dozens of useful phrases, vocabulary, and correct pronunciations for the new terms!

    Language Bite presents this course covering how to express yourself in Mandarin while traveling. Learn dozens of useful phrases, vocabulary, and correct pronunciations for the new terms!

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    Let's Learn Swedish
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    Swedish is a beautiful language rich in history and heavily influential across Scandinavia. Build the groundwork to becoming a conversational speaker in this Swedish course for beginners.

    Swedish is a beautiful language rich in history and heavily influential across Scandinavia. Build the groundwork to becoming a conversational speaker in this Swedish course for beginners.

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    Creative Writing Tips to Hook Readers
    A 10-part course with T. P. Jagger
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    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: Bivouac
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : July 28, 2021

    bivouac \BIV-uh-wak\ verb

    Definition

    1 : to make a temporary encampment under little or no shelter

    2 : to take shelter of...

    Word of the Day : July 28, 2021

    bivouac \BIV-uh-wak\ verb

    Definition

    1 : to make a temporary encampment under little or no shelter

    2 : to take shelter of...

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    This Houston student grew up in the US. Now he may be f...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    A growing number of young people in the US, whose parents are highly skilled immigrant workers, may be forced to leave the country because of a visa backlog ...

    A growing number of young people in the US, whose parents are highly skilled immigrant workers, may be forced to leave the country because of a visa backlog ...

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    Word of the Day: Jeremiad
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : July 27, 2021

    jeremiad \jair-uh-MYE-ud\ noun

    Definition

    : a prolonged lamentation or complaint; also : a cautionary or angry harangue

    D...

    Word of the Day : July 27, 2021

    jeremiad \jair-uh-MYE-ud\ noun

    Definition

    : a prolonged lamentation or complaint; also : a cautionary or angry harangue

    D...

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    This young folklorist is on a mission to preserve Rohin...
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    Mohammed Rezuwan, 24, lives in Cox’s Bazar, the world’s largest refugee camp. He’s gathering Rohingya folk stories before a generation of storytellers dies off.

    Mohammed Rezuwan, 24, lives in Cox’s Bazar, the world’s largest refugee camp. He’s gathering Rohingya folk stories before a generation of storytellers dies off.

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    Word of the Day: Urbane
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : July 26, 2021

    urbane \er-BAYN\ adjective

    Definition

    : notably polite or polished in manner

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    City slickers and country fol...

    Word of the Day : July 26, 2021

    urbane \er-BAYN\ adjective

    Definition

    : notably polite or polished in manner

    Did You Know?

    City slickers and country fol...

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    Word of the Day: Hagiography
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : July 25, 2021

    hagiography \hag-ee-AH-gruh-fee\ noun

    Definition

    1 : biography of saints or venerated persons

    2 : idealizing or idolizing...

    Word of the Day : July 25, 2021

    hagiography \hag-ee-AH-gruh-fee\ noun

    Definition

    1 : biography of saints or venerated persons

    2 : idealizing or idolizing...

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    Word of the Day: Lexical
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : July 24, 2021

    lexical \LEK-sih-kul\ adjective

    Definition

    1 : of or relating to words or the vocabulary of a language as distinguished fr...

    Word of the Day : July 24, 2021

    lexical \LEK-sih-kul\ adjective

    Definition

    1 : of or relating to words or the vocabulary of a language as distinguished fr...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    As the Taliban advances, life in Afghanistan becomes in...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Since US President Joe Biden announced the unconditional withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan back in April, the Taliban has been taking over districts a...

    Since US President Joe Biden announced the unconditional withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan back in April, the Taliban has been taking over districts a...

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    Word of the Day: Expropriate
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : July 23, 2021

    expropriate \ek-SPROH-pree-ayt\ verb

    Definition

    1 : to deprive of possession or proprietary rights

    2 : to transfer (the p...

    Word of the Day : July 23, 2021

    expropriate \ek-SPROH-pree-ayt\ verb

    Definition

    1 : to deprive of possession or proprietary rights

    2 : to transfer (the p...

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