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Physics for aliens and English for journalists: how to spend a weekend in New York (April 10-12)

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What: English course for journalists

When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: This course Designed for non-native speakers of English who are interested in developing the skills necessary to build a career in modern journalism.

When studying the course, print and digital media using reading materials and video lectures will be considered, which will help expand the vocabulary of students, improve their reading skills, conduct research, prepare local and world news.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Course "Fundamentals of Information Security"

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When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: The rapid development of the information society, in particular the Internet, creates new threats.

The modern world requires progressive knowledge, while they are not given in schools and most universities. Millions of people use computers, know about the existence of viruses, but do not understand how to protect themselves from them. This is what will be discussed in this course.

Such knowledge will be useful to everyone who in everyday life uses computers, smartphones, tablets, as well as social networks, e-mail or just looking for information on the global Internet network.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Economics for All Course

When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: Although Alfred Nobel did not order to give a prize for achievements in the economy, but since 1969 such a prize has existed. Today everyone lives precisely according to the laws of economics. And for most of us it seems that we know everything about her. Of course, we have our own economic experience - we, our relatives and friends study, work, receive a salary (or other income; we buy something, we monitor the exchange rate, analyze the state budget and so on.

So, this course will rediscover the economy for you as an interesting, ambiguous and sometimes paradoxical science. Everyone needs this knowledge - from officials to entrepreneurs, from schoolchildren to senior citizens.

You can register for the course by link.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Media Literacy English Course

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When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: This course Designed for non-native speakers of English who are interested in learning more about media literacy.

Its listeners will get acquainted with various types of mass media, including newspapers, magazines, television and social networks. This will help them develop a broader understanding of the role of media in our lives, expand their vocabulary and provide them with the necessary language skills to analyze what they read and see on the Internet.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Online Photography Course

When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: Theoretical course chapters and the implementation of practical tasks will allow you to master the language of photography, necessary for the analysis of existing photographs or create new ones.

You will learn about the basic concepts of visualistics and the theory of visual perception of a flat image; Understand how to identify and evaluate the roles of individual agents of photographic practices and choose the most relevant approaches to the analysis of visual data.

In addition, you will learn how to independently analyze photos, problematize and explain the visual manifestations of social life, create your own informative visual messages, as well as build a series of photos in a coherent and consistent visual narrative.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Physics Online Club for Aliens

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When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: Imagine that an extraterrestrial civilization arrived on Earth to find out how our planet works. How much time will it take you to list the names of objects of our world for aliens? Physics will immediately allow explaining the complex laws of nature with illustrative examples.

For this, we don’t even need cumbersome technical devices: it will be enough to observe the world around and draw conclusions together. Any improvised thing or a minor incident from everyday life can reveal the secrets of large-scale natural phenomena - it is not in vain that it was in this way that scientists came to many great discoveries. Try it yourself and feel for the laws by which your body and the world around you work.

The course can be followed by link.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Online course “History of cinema”

When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: Find out how, over 100 years, cinema has gone from props to one of the most popular and influential art forms.

You will figure it out in the history of cinema on the example of ten paintings - one from a decade. Each of them reflects the era and represents the trends of both author and mass cinema.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Scientific English course

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When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: This course is aimed at developing the skills of translating a scientific text, at mastering the grammar and vocabulary necessary for understanding and adequately conveying the main meaning of the text in the specialty. In addition, the course is focused on teaching the principles of annotating and abstracting a scientific text and making presentations of their scientific papers, which is included in the list of requirements for passing the English exam in higher education institutions.

Course - by link.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Online course “History of Art”

When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: Find out how art has changed from Antiquity to the twentieth century, using outstanding works as an example. To understand the history of art, you will consider 10 masterpieces - from all possible angles.

Start your journey with ancient Greek and Roman sculpture, explore the paintings of da Vinci, Rubens, Gericault, Degas, Picasso and summarize everything with the performances of Marina Abramovich.

You can register for the course by link.

Cost: Free options

 

What: English course for engineers

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When: Friday-Sunday, April 10-12

Where: Online

More: This course Designed for professionals who work with literature in a foreign language to conduct research in the field of engineering. It discusses the basic grammatical phenomena, and also proposes an algorithm for the effective development of reading and listening skills in a general social and professional context at the level of A2-B1. Upon completion of the course, students will feel more confident in understanding written and spoken English.

Cost: Free options

 

Dear readers! Please note that due to the coronavirus epidemic, some events may be canceled or rescheduled for other dates. Therefore, before visiting them, we recommend checking the information on the organizer's website.

 

At the same time, we have collected many interesting events for you online:

  • can go to one of 11 virtual tours of New York.
  • if you have long wanted to visit the best museums and theaters, now do it without leaving your home - just go at this link.
  • Get free access to US university online courses here.
  • about how to usefully spend two weeks at home during quarantine, read in this publication.
  • here - 50 free courses on a wide variety of topics
  • by going to this link, you can visit the most famous castles in Europe
  • dozens of free resources for fun boring self-isolation we have collected here.

 

In addition, interesting events for each day of the week can be found in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends. Before the visit, check the organizers website for details and location of the event, as they may vary.

 

Keep us informed about what is happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora by mail ad@forumdaily.com.

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