Month: February 2020

I sem – Special English – Language Families

What is a language family?Most languages belong to language families. A language family is a group of related languages that developed from a common historic ancestor, referred to as protolanguage (proto– means ‘early’ in Greek). The ancestral language is usually not known directly, but it is possible to discover many of […]

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When it’s time to ask for a raise

Asking for a raise certainly falls into the category of things outside the comfort zone: it may be weird, difficult, and intimidating. Addressing a boss for a salary inquiry has always been one of the things that employees fear because, simply saying, some bosses may face it with a negative […]

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DU Career Services New Instagram!

If you’re looking for a favorite new Instagram account to follow, well, look no further than the new DU Career Services official Instagram page @DUCareerServices. The page will provide you with all Career Center updates from reminders of when the next career fair is happening to learning resume tips recommended […]

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How to Bounce Back After a Career Setback

It’s frustrating when friends and family members use clichés after you suffer a career setback. You don’t want to hear that another door will open when one closes when you are panicking about losing a job or failing to get a promotion. As time passes and you gain some clarity, […]

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I Sem – Special English – Linguistics

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. By this we mean language in general, not a particular language. If we were concerned with studying an individual language, we would say ‘I’m studying French… or English,’ or whichever language we happen to be studying. But linguistics does not study an individual […]

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Keeping Your Customer Pipeline Full

By Chemeketa SBDC The economic recovery seems to be in full swing and the customers are coming back. This is good news! You may have just about as much work as you can handle these days. Or perhaps you do some of the time, and then make a marketing surge to […]

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How to network when you work from home…

Let’s face it, getting to and from work every day isn’t much fun: dragging yourself out of bed on dark mornings, wrestling your way into crowded carriages, getting stuck in tailback traffic – all while paying a fortune in petrol or tickets for the privilege. And then at the end […]

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Grad School – When to Prep and Apply

Applying to graduate school is a lot different than applying to college. There’s a variety of different types of programs, and generally graduate programs have more autonomy within a university than undergraduate degrees. Because of the differences and unique aspects of many graduate programs, it’s important to get started early […]

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Access to Capital: What, Where and How

By Chemeketa SBDC Course Description: This 3-hour workshop covering the what, where, and how of accessing capital plus a follow-up one-on-one advising session to tailor content of class to participant’s needs. Components of Class: Overview of Capital Landscape Resources for business plans Creating the financial documents Morning Sessions       […]

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I Sem – Special English – Linguistics

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. By this we mean language in general, not a particular language. If we were concerned with studying an individual language, we would say ‘I’m studying French… or English,’ or whichever language we happen to be studying. But linguistics does not study an individual […]

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