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This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science.
Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Costa Rican Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs.
Contains French words and phrases for travellers. This book includes basic grammar, a pronunciation guide and additional vocabulary.
Coverage includes understanding the intended audience, and academic genres; the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising; how to write summaries and critiques; and helping students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities.
But what makes James's daily LBC show such essential listening - and has made James a standout social media star - is the incisive way he punctures their assumptions and dismantles their arguments live on air, every single morning.
This up-to-date, general purpose thesaurus offers over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms.Includes a centre section containing thematic lists, for example of animals, games, and tools, designed to help you broaden your vocabulary, improve your general knowledge, and solve quizzes and puzzles.
An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.
Let's Sign for Work: BSL Guide for Service Providers
This brand-new edition of the Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value product, combining a dictionary and thesaurus integrated in one volume, making it an ideal reference tool for all your language needs.
A beautiful and irresistible collection of trivia for wordsmiths and lovers of language
A rich resource of etymological fascination and a delightful, dip-able gift book
Features a Russian language course for beginners. This book is designed to provide the student with an excellent command of basic Russian (the equivalent of A level standard). It features thirty lessons punctuated by revision exercises. It places an emphasis on acquiring vocabulary, experiencing conversational language and learning useful grammar.
God's Acre Beautiful; Or, the Cemeteries of the Future
From celebrated mixed-media artist and author of Create Your Life Book, Tamara Laporte's Ever After is a rich collection of fairy tale-inspired step-by-step mixed-media art projects designed to help artists at all skill levels explore storytelling in their work and focus on developing their own artistic style.
An easy-to-use integrated dictionary and thesaurus containing 40,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms.
A practical guide to having more honest and constructive arguments, featuring whimsical illustrations and real-world examples of arguments-gone-wrong
The Book of Pages: My Experience as a Congressional Page
WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD... 'It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?' Karin Slaughter 'I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page' The Times
Aimed at the beginner who has no prior knowledge of Arabic, this work begins with the first letter of the alphabet, and gradually builds up the learner's skills to a level where he or she would be able to read a passage of vocalised Arabic text. It also includes numerous copying exercises that enable students to develop a clear handwritten style.
An expertly written Spanish B course now updated for first examination 2020, providing students with thought-provoking materials to help them develop strong language skills and solid critical thinking.
A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.
A guide to Gaelic, each lesson in this book contains some essential points of grammar explained and illustrated, exercises, a list of vocabulary, and an item of conversation.
The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the everyday words you need - at your fingertips.
Since its appearance in 2002, 'New Practical Chinese Reader' has been well received by teachers and students alike. The series describes the activities of a number of foreign students at Chinese universities, their interaction and friendship with teachers, and issues that come up when they express themselves in Chinese. Level 1 Textbook and Workbook have now been published in a new Second Edition. This incorporates a number of improvements, particularly the addition of notes immediately following the main dialogues. The main framework and key vocabulary remains largely unchanged. An MP3 is included that covers the dialogues, new vocabulary, pronunciation and listening exercises.
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
Paperback. Pub Date :2014-04-01 Pages: 160 Language: Chinese Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press HSK standard Tutorial 2: Workbook Features: listening. reading. This is entirely consistent with the two parts of questions HSK (two) exam. This will ensure the quantity and quality of the learner to practice. but also allows learners to access to learning on weekdays Zhenti. no need to spend extra time to become familiar Zhenti questions when the exam. Examine the content of each lesson includes listening and reading portions of the first few lessons when classes and the main language points and words. based on the total number of hours teachers. learners can either be done on the leadership lessons in the form of a job can also be arranged for learners. After completing the exercises the learner can answer yourself by learning to detect the effect. 2. Voice...
Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced is a vibrant and modern course designed to help students achieve advanced proficiency in Russian. Offering a flexible modular approach structured around contemporary themes, the course further develops reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills while also expanding the student's cultural literacy. Key features include: * Structured chapters presenting a wide assortment of readings that include blogs, forums and surveys as well as opinion pieces and commentaries., Each text is accompanied by assignments with increasing levels of difficulty. * Authentic and up-to-date readings, video and audio excerpts covering a range of relevant social and cultural topics, including Demography, Youth Culture, Politics and Society, Economics and Globalization. * Video clips from news programs that are used not only to develop listening comprehension but also introduce students to contemporary Russian society., * Particular attention to helping students acquire advanced vocabulary and the ability to converse, discuss and argue about issues with extended paragraph-length discourse. * Special focus on the development of strong listening and reading comprehension skills, ensuring that students understand the ideas and supporting details in narrative and descriptive texts and connected discourse. * A free companion website at http://www.russian.ucla.edu/AdvancedRussian/ offering student and instructor video and audio resources, sample syllabi and tests as well as additional materials., Written by a highly experienced author team that has co-authored the first year Russian textbook Beginner's Russian (2010) and the second-year textbook V Puti (2005). Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced will be an essential resource for undergraduate students in their third and fourth year of Russian language study. It is also suitable for heritage learners of Russian who have mastered literacy and are familiar with the grammatical structure of Russian.
This bestselling textbook is the most fundamental and easy-to-use introduction for beginner students. Broad yet concise, this overview of key topics draws students in. The sixth edition includes substantial changes to the chapters on phonetics, grammar and syntax, eighty new study questions and twenty new tasks.
The international bestseller which has helped millions recover their creativity reissued in a beautiful new edition.
Signs of Civilisation provides an account of the rich cultural history of punctuation.
Containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Spanish and in English translation, this volume gives an insight into Spanish and Latin American culture and literature.
A Word a Day contains 365 carefully selected words that will enhance and expand your vocabulary, along with their meanings, origins and sample usage and fascinating word-related facts and trivia.
Express yourself clearly and confidently at work with this practical guide to written business English and global business English, for native and non-native speakers alike.
Snowflake, elite, expert . . . What are today's 'bad words' and what do they say about us, both as individuals and as a society?
Our bestselling AQA A Level French course has been updated for 2016. The course offers brand new content, equipping students with the grammar and structures required to manipulate language confidently for the exam. The blend facilitates co-teaching and includes AS and A Level Student Books and online resources delivered via Kerboodle.
A textbook/software package that covers first-order language in a method appropriate for a wide range of courses, from first logic courses for undergraduates (philosophy, mathematics, and computer science) to a first graduate logic course. It also includes applications for mobile devices, exercises, and a dedicated website.
《HSK标准教程》经国家汉办授权，由北京语言大学出版社联合汉考国际（CTI）共同研发，将HSK真题作为基本素材，以自然幽默的风格、亲切熟悉的话题、科学严谨的课程设计，实现了与HSK考试内容、形式及等级水平的全方位对接，是一套充分体现"考教结合、以考促学、以考促教"理念的新型汉语教材。既适用于各国孔子学院，也适用于其他汉语教学机构和个人自学。 全套教程对应HSK考试分为6个级别，1-3级每级1册、4-6级每级2册，共9册。每册分课本、练习册、教师用书3本，共27本。 本书为《HSK标准教程3 练习册》，配合《HSK标准教程3》使用，包括教程20课的配套练习，同时，本书附录部分还提供一套HSK（三级）全真模拟试卷和HSK（三级）考试说明。通过使用本书，不但可以帮助学习者顺利通过HSK（三级）考试，还可以全面提升学习者的汉语能力和水平。 全书配以大量与考试风格相一致的实景图片，随书附赠录音光盘。 考教结合--100%覆盖HSK考试大纲，100%吻合HSK真题题型。 科学严谨--语法细化拆分暗线贯穿，语音、汉字小步推进，逐级铺垫。 实用有效--表达内容真实实用，培养有效学习策略。 场景丰富--短课文、多场景，降低学习难度，增加语言接触面。 自然幽默--复现幽默真题句，语言、配图与考试风格全面接轨。
Whether you're on business, holiday or just learning French at your own pace, this Collins French to English and English to French Pocket Dictionary is designed to give you all the information you need in a handy, compact format.
With 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations packed into this Collins Gem French to English and English to French dictionary, you'll have everything you need to know on the go.
A brand-new dictionary designed for easy and quick look-up of modern Arabic-English and English-Arabic, including contemporary vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation help at an affordable price.
Packed full of interactive activities, this print and enhanced online Course Book pack has been developed in cooperation with the IB to fully reflect all aspects of the new language acquisition syllabus, for first teaching in September 2018.