Background Notes


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Background Notes

A publication by the U.S. Department of State detailing the land, economy, government, history and other information of independent countries and some other political units worldwide. It is available on the State Department's website.
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The MPs who attended the Parliamentary consultative meeting were given background notes for each country in the neighbourhood.
The lesson based on the series is tailored for experienced learners, at Uwch/Advanced level, and the class features a video clip, quiz, discussion and exercises, as well as background notes for tutors.
Five appendices cover background notes on significant persons, places, and terms; a historical timeline; common figures of speech; rhythm and meter in poetry; and a master list of neologisms, which are also pulled out on the facing pages so that they do not confuse students who have been trained in classical Latin.
The background notes show their negotiators first mentioned a deal termination fee provision in July 2015.
The screenings include background notes and occasional speakers, all presented cabaret style in the Crossley Gallery.
In addition to a description of the resource, they include background notes, version information, and indications of when and who might best use it.
Most planes landing in Pune had a more than a sprinkling of top public sector bankers who were preparing to spend the night going through the background notes prepared by consulting firm McKinsey on the six issues on the agenda for the first ever banker's retreat.
In addition to word searches, connect the dots, and stickers, there are fun history and background notes plus story writing exercises or suggestions, and game strategy plans.
Cheever includes brief background notes on the three novels, as well as source notes and allusion and autobiographical notes on all of the writings.
Background notes The matches in the bottle heat the air inside which expands.
Each story is prefaced with helpful and engaging background notes by the translator.
The website includes up-to-date news in the form of articles, press releases, background notes, slideshows and infographics, in short, all products relevant to the election campaign.