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What is the difference between English and sign language? Just because American Sign Language (ASL) is American doesn’t mean that it is closely related to the most dominant written and oral language in the United States. In this lesson, Rob Nielson introduces ASL by comparing it to commonly spoken languages and breaks down why his lessons don’t use speech or text to reinforce the meaning of signs.


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Bonjour! Learn French Now! makes learning conversational French easy by teaching common French words and phrases like ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, and ‘how are you?’. Whether you're going on a trip to Paris or just want to learn French for fun, this lesson will teach you the vocabulary to get the conversation started.


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New to Microsoft Excel 2003? Unfamiliar with the program and its basic functions and applications, or intimidated by this complex software? This tutorial demystifies the program and teaches you the basics of creating a spreadsheet and chart from a series of data, while demonstrating the advantages of using Microsoft Excel to manage information.


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Interested in learning how to use Microsoft Excel 2010? The first in a series, this Excel tutorial covers how to edit and format spreadsheets, enter data, and create basic charts. Motion Training will also teach you simple tips and tricks to help you get started with this powerful software. Although the lesson focuses on Microsoft Excel 2010, the concepts covered can be applied to earlier versions of Excel.


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Gather ‘round the table: it’s time for breakfast! In this lesson from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids, Eli comes downstairs only to find that his brothers Parker and Andy are missing! Where could they be? And will they make it in time for some pan y huevos (bread and eggs)? As you follow along with this fun and interactive scene, you’ll learn some of the most common Spanish words and phrases, such as ¿Dónde está? (where is it?) and gracias (thank you).


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Perhaps you’ve taken a year of Spanish, and you feel comfortable enough in your language skills to finally take that vacation to a Spanish speaking country. While you may be intimidated, if you have the basics down, you’ve got nothing to worry about. Spanish is Your Amigo is here to teach you ten key phrases that are great to begin a conversation, or to interject when you don’t know what else to say. Master these, and no one will guess that Spanish isn’t your native language.


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Learn how to bead a necklace with this jewelry making tutorial. This lesson teaches you which tools you'll need, how to create your own necklace design, and how to successfully complete your beading project. Take what you've learned here to design your own handmade bracelet and necklace set!


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Who doesn’t love fresh blueberry pancakes, or the occasional blueberry crisp? Blueberries are not only delicious, but contain vitamins, minerals, and cancer-fighting antioxidants! Fresh blueberries are often expensive at the supermarket, but Grow Organic is here to show you how you can grow your own, whether in a container or in your garden. From which variety to choose for the location you live, to how to care for them, learn how to cultivate this tasty and nutrient-dense fruit!


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Just because your washing machine cleans your clothes doesn’t mean that the machine itself is clean. Soap build-up can make your washing machine dirty and inefficient. So, clean your clothes and your machine with this lesson from How I Pinch a Penny. A cup of bleach is all it takes to get your machine sparkling, suds-free, and efficient. After all, everyone loves the smell of fresh, clean laundry...and saving money.


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Share a photo or video of your clean washing machine or fresh clothes!

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If you’ve been daydreaming about an Italian vacation, make your dream a reality and start planning your trip! As part of your preparation, learn some helpful words and phrases from Learn Italian Easy. With this lesson, begin assembling your vocabulary by learning some basic Italian greetings, like “hello,” “goodbye,” and “goodnight.” You’ll also learn common titles for people, and other useful expressions. So, "buon divertimento" and good luck!


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Are you a quilting enthusiast looking for a practical, DIY kitchen accessory? In this lesson, learn how to make an insulated pot holder that doubles as a trivet. Crafty Gemini demonstrates each simple step, from gathering your materials to setting the final stitch. Customize your piece with decorative stitching, colorful fabric, and/or extra insulation; the final product will be one-of-a-kind.


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Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano? The first in a series of seven, this lesson covers the basics of keys, finger position, and chords. Each of Mark Almond’s piano tutorials starts with the basics and builds to more advanced topics such as harmony and melody, so you can learn music at your own pace and develop the skills for smooth and dynamic playing.


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Maybe your dream vacation involves hiking the Inca trail in Peru, or maybe you are looking to broaden your business by becoming bilingual. Lucky for you, Spanish is Your Amigo is here to teach you the basics of the Spanish language and provide you with a solid linguistic foundation. Did you know that the Spanish alphabet just has one more letter than the English alphabet? The languages are closer than you might think! With this lesson your goals can become a reality.


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Thinking about upgrading to Windows 8? Take a look at the bigger picture of Windows operating systems before you decide. Learn what an operating system is, how Windows has progressed from 1990 to the present, what the difference is between the various Windows 8 offerings, and more. This lesson serves as a broad, clear introduction to Microsoft’s newest OS release and its context.


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Disappointed by your doodles, and wish you could draw better? Drawing well is about your hand being able to do what your brain tells it to do. And if your hand doesn’t have much practice at creating certain shapes or lines, the end result of your sketching may not look at all like it did in your mind’s eye. But drawing is a skill and the old saying “practice makes perfect” still applies—learn how to improve your drawing skills with this lesson from Drawing Teachers. Michael shows you a beautiful and interesting way to practice drawing shapes and lines.


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Looking for a quick and easy DIY quilt top? This lesson by Fat Quarter Shop will show you how to use a jelly roll to create a 36” by 36” quilt that is colorful, quirky, and most of all, simple to sew together. You’ll learn how to assemble strips of fabric to create blocks, and then cut and combine those blocks to create the quilt. By following this quilting pattern, you’ll be able to create two blankets from each jelly roll you purchase.


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You've bought a bouquet of flowers at the store, but how do you take that jumble of stems and turn them into a beautiful flower arrangement? In this lesson, uBloom teaches a very literal shortcut: cutting the stems short to fit in a low vase, bunching all the blooms together and inserting stems at angles to support one another. This technique makes it easy and fun to arrange flowers nicely, and the lesson includes tips on tools you'll need and how to prepare the the water and flower food.


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Show us a photo of your flower arrangement! Prefer not to purchase a fresh bouquet? Try faux-flowers or flowers plucked from your garden.

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Learn how to dance salsa - one step at a time! This introductory online dance class will teach you the basic counts and steps of salsa dance for both the lead and the follow. If you’ve never danced the salsa or want some extra help mastering the basic steps, this lesson will be perfect for you. After watching the whole salsa series, you’ll be ready to salsa the night away in a dance club or on the ballroom dance floor.


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Share a Curious Card with a photo or video of yourself performing your new Latin dance skills.

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Want to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Start with the basics of fingerspelling and learn the correct form for each letter of the alphabet. In addition, learn how to put spaces between words. Instead of the traditional method of cycling through a list of each letter and memorizing through repetition, this lesson explains the do's and don’ts of each letter by demonstrating the language in action.


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In French, a banana is “une banane.” What if you have two? This lesson will take you through the basics of pluralizing French articles and nouns. Learn if the masculine and feminine articles affect the plural forms, and what to do with the indefinite “un/une” vs. the definite “le/la.” You’ll soon be able to talk about “more than one” in this romantic and charming language!


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