Prepare your student for high school.100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know focuses on words that nearly every freshman will encounter over the course of the school year. Chosen with various criteria in mind, some represent key concepts in important areas of the curriculum, while others ar..
This book makes American English phrases "duck soup." 101 American English Idioms takes the mystery out of these common U.S. expressions and explains their meanings in context. On the audio CD, native speakers read each of the 101 idioms, so you can hear how American English sounds and practice what..
With the advent of the Common Core State Standards and high expectations with regard to content literacy, some secondary teachers are scrambling for what to do and how to do it. This book provides an accessible plan for implementing content literacy and offers 20 research-based literacy strategies d..
5 Language Visual Dictionary is a user friendly and intuitive reference for adults learning English, French, German, Spanish, or Italian.The only language dictionary of its kind, 5 Language Visual Dictionary makes language learning accessible by using photographs to put everyday words into context. ..
J.R.R. Tolkien is the father of modern fantasy. He created characters and a world so rich with details--and so unique--that it warranted a whole new vocabulary along with it. His creation of language is not surprising, considering his first civilian job following his service during World War I was w..
A writer like Paley, writes George Saunders, "comes along and brightens language up again, takes it aside and gives it a pep talk, sends it back renewed, so it can do its job, which is to wake us up." Best known for her inimitable short stories, Grace Paley was also an enormously talented essayist a..
The Exercises can be used with or without the Grammar. They include an answer key. NUME CARTE: A Practical English Grammar: Exercises 2, PaperbackISBN: 0194313441PRET EDITURA: 104.99AUTOR(i): A. J. ThomsonEDITURA: Oxford University Press, USACOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 1986DATA PUBLICARE:..
This volume brings together a collection of quotes, quips, and speeches, not only from the 16th President himself, but also from those who knew him best including his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and his greatest political opponent, Stephen A. Douglas. NUME CARTE: Abraham Lincoln: Quotes, Quips, and Spe..
The world's best-selling grammar series for learners of English. This third edition, with answers, is ideal for self-study. The book contains 100 units of grammar reference and practice materials, with photos and illustrations in full colour and a user-friendly layout. It is ideal for learners prepa..
You are your words. Make the most of them The American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language is the premier resource for anyone who wants to know precisely what words mean, where they come from, and how to use them effectively. It is renowned for presenting accurate and comprehensible defi..
Considered to be the third-best selling book of all time in America. With its distinctive blue cover, it earned the nickname "the blue-backed speller" and was used over the span of nearly a century. This is an exact reproduction of the 1824 edition. NUME CARTE: American Spelling Book, HardcoverISBN:..
Comprehensive and easy to use, this resource offers numerous cross-references that allow readers to trace English words back to their Indo-European roots. By exhibiting the relationship between English and cognate tongues, it reveals the language's basis in Latin and Greek as well as prior derivatio..
This newly revised "Larousse Concise Dictionary"is ideal for the more sophisticated traveler, business person, student, and anyone interested in achieveing greater fluency in contemporary French and English. The clear typographical layout and style, together with detailed treatment of vocabulary all..
If you are looking to discover a valuable treasure or nab a bootsale bargain then antiques and collectables expert Judith Miller shows you how to solve any collecting case.Find out how to tell a genuine antique piece from a fake. Spot signs that indicate an object has been restored. Discover makers ..
This Dorling Kindersley phrase book has been complied by experts to meet the general needs of both tourists and business travellers. Covering topics such as Hotels, Driving and so forth, the ample selection of useful words and phrases is supported by a 2,000-line mini dictionary and a section on the..
Whether you are traveling to Great Britain or just want to understand British popular culture, this unique dictionary will answer your questions. British English from A to Zed contains more than 5,500 British terms and their American equivalents, each with a short explanation of the term's history a..
The 18th edition of Daniel Jones's classic work is the definitive guide to contemporary English pronunciation. This new and fully updated edition contains over 230,000 pronunciations of words, names and phrases. In addition, it includes lively essays on aspects of pronunciation by leading experts in..
The greatest name in foreign language dictionaries is Cassell, the preeminent publisher of dictionaries for over 120 years.For fast, easy reference and comprehensive listings, Cassell's Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary is unbeatable. It contains in concise form the words most frequent..
First published in 1933, the Chambers Murray Latin-English Dictionary is the standard reference text for all advanced students of Latin. NUME CARTE: Chambers Murray Latin-English Dictionary, PaperbackISBN: 0550190031PRET EDITURA: 111.99AUTOR(i): Chambers (Ed )EDITURA: ChambersCOPERTA: BrosataDATA AP..
Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings is for everyday readers looking for pithy sayings, deeper understanding of the Chinese culture and a unique look at the Chinese language. - The Rapidian "Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings opens a diverting and useful window on Chinese language and culture." - ..
The ideal dictionary for travelers and students, the portable, comprehensive, user-friendly Collins Pocket Korean features up-to-date coverage of today's Korean and English, a handy supplement comparing Korean and English grammar differences, and all the information that today's Korean seeker needs ..
This is a major new edition of the best-selling Color Oxford English Dictionary, offering the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary. Based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus--the same database that informs the Oxford English Dictionary--the Color Oxford Engl..
In the tradition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Anguished English, Common Phrases is a fascinating guide to the origins of our language. Wonderful stories reveal the real meaning of Adam's apple, nick of time, stool pigeon, armed to the teeth, raining cats and dogs, at sixes and sevens, dog days of su..
The Compact Oxford German Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary German and English. This handy reference book covers all the words you need, based on findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford English Corpus. Also beneficial, it incl..
The Compact Oxford Italian Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Italian and English. Includes all essential Italian and English words, based on findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker. More than just a dictionary, this handy reference book also..
The Compact Oxford Russian Dictionary offers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Russian and English. It covers the words you need to know for everday use, carefully selected from findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford English Corpus. Also inclu..
With over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Spanish and English, this dictionary offers excellent coverage of both European and Latin American Spanish. All the words you will need from Spanish and English have been added from computing and technology to health and li..
The perfect starter kit for learning Spanish fast - talk with confidence in just 12 weeksThe Complete Language Pack French is an easy-to-follow, practical course that teaches you all the essentials in just 15 minutes a day, five days a week over three months. It's a complete starter pack for beginne..
This title is the perfect starter kit for learning Italian fast - talk with confidence in just 12 weeks. "The Complete Language Pack Italian" is an easy-to-follow, practical course that teaches you all the essentials in just 15 minutes a day, five days a week over three months. It's a complete start..
Authoritative and up to date, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary offers unsurpassed coverage of English, perfect for anyone who needs a handy, reliable resource for home, school, or office. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is one of the most popular choices in Oxford's renowned dictionary li..
Gaines's Cryptanalysis (formerly published as Elementary Cryptanalysis) is a standard elementary and intermediate text for persons seriously interested in modern science methods for enciphering and deciphering cryptograms. It does not simply repeat older material, but contains much about modern cryp..
Sayings and proverbs are priceless verbal traditions for all to share. And everyone has a favorite. They are unique because in a few words, a deeply serious message can be woven. It is impossible to read proverbs and sayings without learning something important, and perhaps feeling that each one was..
More than 8,000 idiomatic words and phrases that are standard in American English are listed with definitions and sample sentences to clarify their meanings. Earlier editions of this A-to-Z dictionary have proved especially helpful to TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, as well as to other students in Nort..
This fully updated and revised dictionary covers all aspects of astronomy, from telescopes to planets, equations to astronomers, stars to comets. It includes recent missions, discoveries and changes in technology. The dictionary clearly explains complex terms and includes illustrations to help expla..
With over 10,000 entries providing contemporary coverage of computing terms, this fully revised 6th edition of Dictionary of Computing provides coverage of the terms used in computing, including hardware, software, programme languages, networks and applications, e-commerce and the Internet. Its defi..
What words mean exactly the same as delectable? Did you know that the opposite of friable is tough? Can you think of the antonym for ceaseless or another word for capsize?To extend your vocabulary, broaden your verbal range and spice up your linguistic dexterity, you need look no further than The Pe..
An invaluable reference book for anyone interested in the fascinating world of sport, containing over 5,000 terms relating to sport and exercise science. Coverage includes anatomy, physiology, physiotherapy, biology, sports medicine, sporting rules and regulations, governing bodies, health and fitne..
What is the link between map and apron, acrobat and oxygen, zeal and jealousy, flour and pollen, secret and crime? Did you know that crimson originally comes from the name of tiny scale insects, the kermes, from whose dried bodies a red dyestuff is made? That Yankee began as a nickname for Dutchmen?..
It includes the vocabulary needed to understand and study written and spoken English at this level, and is particularly useful for students working towards intermediate or lower-intermediate level examinations such as the IELTS (International English Language Testing System), FCE (First Certificate ..
This edition offers over 32,000 terms used in international English. The selection is based on the frequency with which words occur in everyday language and analyses of the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) exam syllabuses. Includes phonetic pronunciation, collocations, example sentences and inf..
A complete visual workbook for beginners learning Mandarin Chinese, the perfect companion to DK's Easy Peasy ChineseLearning Mandarin will be easy peasy with this practical workbook. From ordering at a restaurant to buying a train ticket Easy Peasy Chinese Workbook helps you master the language thro..
Follow Easy Peasy Chinese and you’ll be able to start speaking, writing and understanding this No.1 lingo in no time.Look out for the special headphones symbol and listen to the CD, so you can get the pronunciation exactly right.Give yourself a Chinese name, see how to haggle in the shops and test y..
"In his Course in General Linguistics, first published in 1916, Saussure postulated the existence of a general science of signs, or Semiology, of which linguistics would form only one part. Semiology, therefore aims to take in any system of signs, whatever their substance and limits; images, gesture..
The Encarta Essential Thesaurus is a portable guide for choosing the right word. Over 200,000 synonyms (words of similar meaning) and antonyms (words of opposite meaning) can be accessed from a quick-reference A-Z list of more than 25,000 entries. Contained in a small format, it can be easily slippe..
Following the international success of the Encarta(r) World English Dictionary, Bloomsbury has now produced its natural partner, the Encarta(r) Thesaurus. The Encarta(r) Thesaurus has been compiled by an experienced international team of editors, working in a range of English-speaking countries arou..
English for Everyone is an exciting and comprehensive self-study course for adults learning English as a foreign language. This course is a unique new series with a visual, engaging, and easy to follow style to make the English language easy to learn. Learn business English by reinforcing key langua..
The English Thesaurus is an essential reference tool containing over 10,000 entries, and over 100,000 synonyms.An ideal companion for all those interested in language and communication.Useful appendices - phrasefinder containing over 4,500 English idioms, abbreviations and eponyms. NUME CARTE: Engli..