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Clean powerAn innovative global team has developed a highly efficient, 'self-cleaning' system to convert sunlight into energy. 6. Taking the plungePeople who have not yet embarked on the road to learning a foreign language, may feel concerned or afraid, like looking at the sea when they do not know how to swim.But studying a language is a little like learning to swim, surprisingly straightforward once you have taken the first plunge. 2. Learner mobility - Students in higher educationStudy periods: Students can spend from 3 to 12 months studying at a university or college in another country.
Traineeships: Alternatively, you can do a traineeship in a workplace abroad lasting from 2 to 12 months. Applying for jobFollow the procedure for applying described in the job advert. Some companies ask candidates to apply with a CV and a covering letter. Others provide an application form that should be completed fully.
Sound advice: modelling music hallsHave you ever seen an engineer conducting an imaginary orchestra? We think of scientists working in a lab, but Professor Tapio Lokki, of the Aalto University School of Science in Finland, has spent the last few years visiting concert halls and making meticulous measurements of their characteristics. ‘Karaoke’ is Japanese for ‘empty orchestra' — and in some ways that is what he has created to help his studies. The research could lead to improved building designs and a form of audio ‘Augmented Reality' (AR).