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    12-part Grammar course
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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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    4-part US History course
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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-part French course
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    10 Days of French
    A 10-part course with Parler Français
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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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    3-part Philosophy course
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    Existentialism Is a Humanism
    A 3-part course with Gregory Sadler
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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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    7-part Political Science course
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    Discussing Individual Rights in the USA
    A 7-part course with Peter Holm
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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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    15-part Chinese course
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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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    10-part Swedish course
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    Let's Learn Swedish
    A 10-part course with Martin TheSwedishLad
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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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    10-part Storytelling course
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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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    Poetry Poem Curio
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    Poem of the Day: God's Grandeur
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: God's Grandeur. By Gerard Manley Hopkins (read by Hugh Schwartzberg).

    Poem of the Day: God's Grandeur. By Gerard Manley Hopkins (read by Hugh Schwartzberg).

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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: Linchpin
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 19, 2018

    linchpin \LINCH-pin\ noun

    Definition

    1 : a locking pin inserted crosswise (as through the end of an axle or shaft)

    2 :...

    Word of the Day : October 19, 2018

    linchpin \LINCH-pin\ noun

    Definition

    1 : a locking pin inserted crosswise (as through the end of an axle or shaft)

    2 :...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    This group uses the tide to send bottles of rice and co...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    A group of Koreans dumps water bottles loaded with rice, medicine and USB drives into the sea on the North Korean border. They hope that the information load...

    A group of Koreans dumps water bottles loaded with rice, medicine and USB drives into the sea on the North Korean border. They hope that the information load...

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    Poetry Poem Curio
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    Poem of the Day: Landscape Made from Egg and Sperm
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: Landscape Made from Egg and Sperm. By Sandra Simonds.

    Poem of the Day: Landscape Made from Egg and Sperm. By Sandra Simonds.

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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: De Rigueur
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 18, 2018

    de rigueur \duh-ree-GUR\ adjective

    Definition

    : prescribed or required by fashion, etiquette, or custom : proper

    Did Y...

    Word of the Day : October 18, 2018

    de rigueur \duh-ree-GUR\ adjective

    Definition

    : prescribed or required by fashion, etiquette, or custom : proper

    Did Y...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    Women are making Bolivia a destination for foodies
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Women dominate the food business in Bolivia. From farmers to market sellers, chefs to restaurant owners, women are transforming Bolivia's capital, La Paz, in...

    Women dominate the food business in Bolivia. From farmers to market sellers, chefs to restaurant owners, women are transforming Bolivia's capital, La Paz, in...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    Angry at status quo, Brazil’s voters open a door for th...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro's hardline positions speak to working-class voters who say they feel the left has abandoned them.

    Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro's hardline positions speak to working-class voters who say they feel the left has abandoned them.

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    Members of this leftist London gym 'train together for ...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Well before the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, or the rise of the UK Independence Party, the co-owners of Solstar gym in the London neighborhood of Tot...

    Well before the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, or the rise of the UK Independence Party, the co-owners of Solstar gym in the London neighborhood of Tot...

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    Poetry Poem Curio
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    Poem of the Day: The truth about Palmerston North
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: The truth about Palmerston North. By Tim Upperton.

    Poem of the Day: The truth about Palmerston North. By Tim Upperton.

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