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  • She goes back to the Xerox room to copy her syllabus and a short passage from Flaubert to translate in class.†   (source)
  • Langdon always found it ironic that the workers who hoisted each piece of the nineteen-and-a-half-foot bronze statue to her perch were slaves—a Capitol secret that seldom made the syllabi of high school history classes.†   (source)
  • He then told us that our syllabus would be based on the famous Vaganova method from Russia, which had produced some of the world's finest dancers, including Nureyev and Vasiliev.†   (source)
  • He passed out copies of the same syllabus he had probably been using for ten years.†   (source)
  • My sisters gawked at the fascinating stranger and hung on his every syllabus of English, but as far as I was concerned it was just exactly like dinner with Father's prissy Bible-study groups back in Georgia, only with more repulsive food.†   (source)
  • Professor Reyes arrived promptly and began handing out the syllabi.†   (source)
  • In class, he encouraged students to ask questions and go on tangents, so our lessons didn't always follow the syllabus.†   (source)
  • The professor walked in, a young guy in a turtleneck and jacket, the uniform of the with it professors of the day,-he had that edge of the untenured, too eager, too many handouts, too many please feel frees on his syllabus, a home number as well as an office number.†   (source)
  • One of the first things I had done after arriving at Pretoria Local was to send a letter to the authorities notifying them of my intention to study and requesting permission to purchase a copy of the Law of Torts, part of my syllabus.†   (source)
  • It comes with black robes, preprinted report cards for Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter terms, as well as hymnals, Prefect Badges, and a syllabus.†   (source)
  • Professor Lubin snatches a copy of the syllabus from his desk and hands it to Cedric.†   (source)
  • If it's any consolation, I don't think any significant preparation is involved—no syllabus or reading lists to compile.†   (source)
  • I'd lasted at Jackson High for only a couple of weeks before my mom, having spotted a misspelling and a grammatical error on my English syllabus, moved me to Perkins Day, a local private school.†   (source)
  • Jefferson had earlier sent Adams a "Syllabus" he had prepared on the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, and a discussion of religion had since filled much of their correspondence.†   (source)
  • All I do is listen to rules, pick up syllabi, and try to stay awake.†   (source)
  • And until you do come up with an answer, stick to the syllabus so that we don't have to flunk out your mixed-up students when we get them next quarter.†   (source)
  • He had taken his bachelors' degrees without any difilculty, following a syllabus that would have seemed very strange a century before.†   (source)
  • I read the case syllabus and the opinion of the court.
  • The Syllabus His death sentence came in the summer of 1994.†   (source)
  • She pushes the button to collate the syllabus but forgets to push the button for staples.†   (source)
  • He glances over at the syllabus, just passed out.†   (source)
  • I got the syllabi from my fall classes and have been reading already, and it's really intense.†   (source)
  • Syllabus A included a course taught by Kathy, "A History of the Indian Struggle."†   (source)
  • She wanted us to combine traditional ballet steps with some Peking Opera movements, so from that point on our teachers made major changes to our training syllabus.†   (source)
  • Professeur Cole's syllabus is free of the usual Shakespeare and Steinbeck, and instead, we're focusing on translated works.†   (source)
  • Earlier in the summer, I'd found the syllabi to a couple of the courses I was taking at Defriese in the fall, and I'd hunted down a few of the texts at the U bookstore, figuring it couldn't hurt to acquaint myself with the material.†   (source)
  • In the Calculus 10 class, he scans the syllabus and sees some material he covered at MTT and plenty that he didn't.†   (source)
  • Gradually, this informal history grew into a course of study, constructed by the High Organ, which became known as Syllabus A, involving two years of lectures on the ANC and the liberation struggle.†   (source)
  • It is noted simply on the syllabus as "five pages, typed, double-spaced, on the topic of diversity in the classroom, using observations from each student's fieldwork.†   (source)
  • Larry is certain of one thing: his winking suggestion that the syllabus line may just be a starting point, that the students may actually search for "some sort of criteria" that "we all can agree on" and have it stick, will mean a few minutes of edgy, vigorous discussion.†   (source)
  • With all sixteen students, about half of whom are black or Hispanic, now settled around the seminar table or at desks lining the walls, Wheelock goes over a few "scheduling changes," cutting assignments off the syllabus, like he did last class and the one before, lightening the class's requirements.†   (source)
  • After the speech, students wander off in the warm breeze to opening-day classes, where syllabi are passed out, first assignments are given, and little else is done.†   (source)
  • The syllabus that he read on the notice-board stunned him; lectures on anatomy, lectures on pathology, lectures on physiology, lectures on pharmacy, lectures on botany and clinical medicine, and therapeutics, without counting hygiene and materia medica—all names of whose etymologies he was ignorant, and that were to him as so many doors to sanctuaries filled with magnificent darkness.†   (source)
  • What syllabus of intellectual pursuits was simultaneously possible?†   (source)
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