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..
The Los Angeles Times bestseller now available with a fresh new look 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know focuses on words that a successful high school graduate can learn from rigorous coursework in a standard variety of subjects and on words that are among those that are often found on..
The perfect language pack for learning French fast - talk with confidence in just 12 weeks.Parlez-vous Francais? In just 15 minutes a day you can speak and understand French with confidence with 15-Minute French, an easy-to-follow, practical course teaching you all the essentials. The unique visual ..
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: 114.99AUTOR(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..
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..
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 ..
We live in a time when public discourse is more skewed than ever by the propaganda that big money can buy, with trust in the leadership of elected officials at an all-time low. The "news" has degenerated into sensationalist sound bites, and the idea of debate has become a polarized shouting match th..
From credit crunch to golden parachute, barking up the wrong tree to storm in a tea cup in this book, Gordon Jarvie explains all you need to know about these and 3,000 other common English idioms. Packed with nuggets of fascinating information, the Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms traces the origins ..
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..
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: 122.99AUTOR(i): Chambers (Ed )EDITURA: ChambersCOPERTA: BrosataDATA AP..
Engaging and informative reference book packed full of bright, colourful illustrations; ideal for expanding a chid's growing vocabulary NUME CARTE: Children'S DictionaryISBN: PRET EDITURA: 60.00AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: North Parade PublishingCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 2015DATA PUBLICARE..
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 bible for debaters and their coaches. Nearly every high school and college in America has a debate club and/or a debate team. There are hundreds of competitions at the county and state level, culminating in heated national competitions. Yet, at many high schools and colleges, coaches are drawn ..
From Antigua to New Zealand discover the flags of the world with this updated edition of Complete Flags of the World.Learn all about flags from around the world - from the meaning behind country flags, national flags, world flags, state flags and naval flags to the meanings of flag symbols. Spanning..
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..
This is the perfect starter kit for learning Spanish fast - talk with confidence in just 12 weeks. "The Complete Language Pack Spanish" 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 pac..
This is the perfect starter kit for learning Mandarin Chinese fast - talk with confidence in just 12 weeks. The Complete Language Pack Mandarin Chinese 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 comp..
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..
With more than 7,000 definitions, this book provides a definitive guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions. In this fully updated fourth edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Conte..
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..
Covering nutrition, dietary requirements, chemistry, preparation and cooking, hygiene, health and safety, commercial food production, labelling, packaging and public health, this dictionary provides clear, informative and up-to-date terms relating to all aspects of food science and nutrition. An ess..
Topics covered include travel, tourism, ticketing, hotels and staff, restaurants, kitchens, table settings, service and cooking, along with general business, accounting and personnel terms. Handy supplements include quick-reference lists of airline and airport codes, currencies, international dialli..
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..
Learn to speak Dutch in three short months with Hugo's world-renowned book and CD pack, the Hugo in 3 Months CD Language Course: Dutch. Practise regularly using the three 70-minute CDs and accompanying book and you'll learn to understand and speak Dutch faster than you thought possible. Pick up esse..
The Easier English Basic Dictionary" is designed especially for elementary and pre-intermediate students of English. It includes the basic vocabulary needed to understand and study written and spoken English at this level, and is particularly useful for students taking the Preliminary English Test (..
"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..
This reference brings together more than 25,000 quotations from history, politics, literature, the world's religions, psychology, science and entertainment, ranging from the earliest Chinese sagas and Buddha, through Shakespeare, Voltaire and Bismarck, to Madonna, Maya Angelou and Alan Greenspan in ..
The Encarta Essential English Dictionary is a companion to global English that fits neatly into a briefcase or college holdall. Packed in among more than 64,000 headwords, you will find innovative features to enable correct use of English: * 200 Usage Notes provide answers to common language queries..
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..