The debate over the future of the nation’s estimated million unauthorized immigrants is on the political front burner once more.President Barack Obama set the stage in November when he announced new executive actions (now tied up in court) to prevent the deportation of millions of unauthorized immigrants, expanding ’s original program aimed mostly at providing relief to those brought to the United States as children. Illegal immigration has dominated the Republican presidential campaign, particularly after Donald Trump’s call for deporting all undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
Revised on: Today we continue my exploration of the Harvard Business Review Paperback Series that I started yesterday when I reviewed Managing External Risk, an enterprise-wide approach towards risk management. Today its back to basics: Harvard Business Review on Supply Chain Management. It was published in , so it has been out there for a while, but I have been blissfully oblivious to it, preoccupied as I have been with other literature.
Beowulf, heroic poem, the highest achievement of Old English literature and the earliest European vernacularepic. It deals with events of the early 6th century and is believed to have been composed between and Although originally untitled, it was later named after the Scandinavian hero Beowulf, whose exploits and character provide its connecting theme. There is no evidence of a historical Beowulf, but some characters, sites, and events in the poem can be historically verified.
Writing skills: advertisingAuthor: Jackie McAvoy Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes To raise awareness of the type of language used in advertising.Writing skills: news storyAuthor: Jackie McAvoy Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes To help students produce writing with a higher occurrence of lexical variation, complex sentences and appropriate use of passive structures.Writing skills: Letter of complaintAuthor: Jackie McAvoy Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes To encourage the use of phrases which express attitude and emotion in a factual letter.Writing skills: Cause and effectAuthor: Lexy Holt Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes To bring attention to the need for lexical variation in a good essay and to increase range of cause and effect phrases and topic related vocabulary.Writing skills: FablesAuthor: Jackie McAvoy Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes An enjoyable one-/two-hour lesson as a basis for writing a fable. Students produce an original fable, using narrative target language.Writing skills: Mini sagaAuthor: Lindsay Clandfield Level: Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes Students learn about mini sagas and try to write one themselves.Writing skills: statistical reportAuthor: Jackie McAvoy Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate, Advanced Type: Teaching notes To teach and practise language relevant to writing a statistical reportWriting skills: formal and informal writingAuthor: Jackie McAvoy Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate, Advanced Type: Teaching notes To enable students to break down the different features of formal and informal English by working through a step-by-step text transformation at their own pace.Writing skills: Thinking about writingAuthor: Adrian Tennant Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate Type: Teaching notes This lesson looks at a few techniques for ‘thinking’ about writing. There are 3 tasks: brainstorming, loop writing and speed writing.Writing: A class or company newsletterAuthor: Karen Richardson Type: General lesson plan In this lesson by Karen Richardson, students work collaboratively to produce a class newsletter..
Excel allows you to create custom functions using VBA, called "User Defined Functions" (UDFs) that can be used the same way you would use SUM() or other built-in Excel functions. They can be especially useful for advanced mathematics or special text manipulation or date calculations prior to . Many Excel add-ins provide large collections of specialized functions.This article will help you get started creating user defined functions with a few useful examples.Watch the VideoHow to Create a Custom User Defined Function Open a new Excel workbook. Get into VBA (Press Alt+F11) Insert a new module (Insert > Module) Copy and Paste the Excel user defined function examples Get out of VBA (Press Alt+Q) Use the functions - They will appear in the Paste Function dialog box (Shift+F3) under the "User Defined" categoryIf you want to use a UDF in more than one workbook, you can save your functions to your workbook or save them in your own custom add-in.
Dust-jacket illustration of the US (true first) edition. See Publication history (below) for UK first edition jacket image.AuthorAgatha ChristieCountryUnited KingdomLanguageEnglishGenreCrime novelPublisherDodd, Mead and CompanyPublication dateOctober MediatypePrint (hardback & paperback)Pages (first edition, hardback))PrecededbyHickory Dickory DockFollowedbyThe BurdenDead Man's Folly is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in October 1] and in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 5 November of the same year.2] The US edition retailed at $1] and the UK edition at twelve shillings and sixpence (12/6).2] It features Hercule Poirot and Ariadne Oliver.
I am from the developer side, and I take care of facilities management. I just don't have time.Honesty is almost always the best policy when dealing with other people.