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Download E-books Advanced Grammar in Use with Answers: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Advanced Learners of English PDF

By Martin Hewings

The world's best-selling grammar sequence for newbies of English. This 3rd version, with solutions, is perfect for self-study. The e-book comprises a hundred devices of grammar reference and perform fabrics, with images and illustrations in complete color and a undemanding format. it's perfect for newcomers getting ready for the Cambridge complicated, skillability or IELTS examinations, and is proficient through the Cambridge overseas Corpus, which guarantees the language is actual and up to date. models with no solutions or with a CD-ROM can be found to buy individually.

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Download E-books Learning Chinese Characters: A Revolutionary New Way to Learn and Remember the 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters PDF

By Laurence Matthews, Alison Matthews

This user–friendly publication is aimed toward assisting scholars of Mandarin chinese language research and take into account chinese language characters.

At last—there is a very potent and relaxing method to study chinese language characters! This publication is helping scholars to benefit and consider either the meanings and the pronunciations of over 800 characters. This in a different way daunting job is made more straightforward via concepts in response to the psychology of leaning and reminiscence. key ideas contain using visible imagery, the visualization of brief "stories," and the systematic build up of extra advanced characters from simple construction blocks.

Although Learning chinese language Characters is basically a booklet for severe inexperienced persons of Mandarin chinese language, it may be utilized by somebody with an curiosity in chinese language characters, with none earlier wisdom of chinese language. it may be used along (or after, or maybe sooner than) a path within the chinese. All characters are simplified (as in mainland China) yet conventional characters also are given, whilst available.

Key features:

• particularly designed images and tales are utilized in a based approach to make the training procedure extra stress-free and potent, lowering the necessity for rote studying to absolutely the minimum.
• The emphasis all through is on learning and remembering the meanings and pronunciations of the characters. assistance also are integrated on studying concepts and the way to prevent universal problems.
• Characters are brought in a logical series, which additionally offers precedence to studying the most typical characters first.
• sleek simplified characters are used, with pronunciations given in pinyin. Key details is given for every personality, together with radical, stroke–count, conventional shape, compounds, and tips on writing the character.

This is a realistic consultant with a transparent, concise and attractive structure, and it truly is well–indexed with effortless look–up equipment. The 800 chinese language characters and 1,033 compounds detailed for the unique HSK point A talent attempt are coated.

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Download E-books Learning German through Storytelling: Des Spielers Tod - a detective story for German language learners (includes exercises): for intermediate and ... & Momsen) (Volume 3) (German Edition) PDF

By André Klein

This is the 3rd episode of the preferred Baumgartner & Momsen secret sequence for German learners.

In a seedy web café the lifeless physique of is located. What prompted his demise? Did he die from exhaustion or was once it homicide? support Kommissar Baumgartner and his colleague Katharina Momsen resolve this secret and enhance your vocabulary on the comparable time!

Why brood over grammar sheets and dead workbooks for those who might be entertained and research usual German on the comparable time!

This publication contains:

  • a page-turning tale full of humor and suspense
  • special emphasis on idioms and traditional German
  • vocabulary sections with tough and demanding phrases translated to English
  • ready for on-demand translation
  • exercises for comprehension training
  • hand-drawn illustrations by means of the author

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Download E-books Merde!: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School (Sexy Slang Series) PDF

Research the entire French argot (slang), soiled phrases, and invaluable instruments of conversation your academics omitted in their lesson plans with this crucial survival advisor to knowing daily French.

Deliciously saucy and whole of wit Merde! is a realistic consultant for figuring out French, because it particularly is spoken. This real-life source is for someone who recalls thumbing via English/French dictionaries for such phrases as "toilet paper" and "damn," in addition to for the way more fascinating, titillating phrases that might by no means be utilized in well mannered dialog. yet genuine French isn't really spoken with the motive of being polite…

With epithets for each social gathering, quite a number colourful idioms, and a wealth of come-ons and put-downs, this can be the one language ebook you will want to organize for a visit to town of lighting.

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Download E-books Familia Romana (Lingua Latina) PDF

By Hans H. Ørberg

Hans Oerberg’s Lingua Latina consistent with se Illustrata is the world’s finest sequence for studying Latin through the common strategy. scholars first study grammar and vocabulary intuitively via prolonged contextual examining and an leading edge method of marginal notes. it's the purely textbook at the moment to be had that offers scholars the chance to profit Latin with out resorting to translation, yet lets them imagine within the language. it's also the preferred textual content for lecturers, at either the secondary and collegiate degrees, who desire to comprise conversational talents into their school room practice.

Familia Romana (Pars I of the Lingua Latina sequence) includes thirty-five chapters and describes the lifetime of a Roman family members within the 2d century A.D., and culminate in readings from classical poets and Donatus’s Ars Grammatica, the normal Latin university textual content for a millennium. each one bankruptcy is split into or 3 lectiones (lessons) of a pair pages each one via a grammar part, Grammatica Latina, and 3 workouts or Pensa. Hans Oerberg’s impeccable Latinity, funny tales, and the Peer Lauritzen illustrations make this paintings a vintage. The e-book encompasses a desk of inflections, a Roman calendar, and a note index, index vocabulorum.

The Lingua Latina sequence comprises the subsequent features:

• the main complete remedy of Latin grammar on hand in an user-friendly textbook.
• A vocabulary of virtually 1,800 phrases, strengthened through consistent and creatively phrased repetition, tremendously expands the potential of later sight reading.
• a whole line of ancillary volumes, workouts, and readers either in print and on-line.

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Download E-books 501 Portuguese Verbs (Barron's 501 Portuguese Verbs) PDF

By John J. Nitti

Here's an excellent complement to lecture room textbooks for college kids studying Portuguese. the main frequently-used Portuguese verbs are awarded alphabetically in desk shape, one verb according to web page. every one verb is totally conjugated in all tenses with English translations. a brand new index during this version lists an extra 1,000 verbs with English translations, cross-referenced to verbs which are equally conjugated ordinarily textual content. Language scholars will locate extra fabric protecting idiomatic verb utilization, grammatical building, and extra.

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Download E-books Understanding Language: A Guide for Beginning Students of Greek and Latin PDF

By Donald Fairbairn

Why do scholars this present day locate Greek and Latin so tough and challenging to profit? might be the first barrier combating us from studying one other language effectively is that we regularly subconsciously think that English is the traditional for how languages needs to exhibit principles, and accordingly we unwittingly try and healthy the recent language into the constitution of English.

This booklet seeks to wreck scholars out of "English mode" once attainable, on the very starting of analysis. instead of always touching on Greek and Latin to English, the ebook begins with a big-picture dialogue of what any language needs to do so that it will facilitate verbal exchange. It then explains how Indo-European languages more often than not accomplish the projects of communique, and the way Greek and Latin specifically do so.

Understanding Language contains significant sections at the noun and verb platforms of the classical languages. In either circumstances, the e-book offers first with functionality (what nouns and verbs needs to do) after which explains how the kinds of Greek and Latin in achieving the wanted features. for that reason, the publication is helping to make the difficult initiatives of memorizing types and studying syntax more uncomplicated and extra stress-free. scholars achieve a large figuring out of how the classical languages paintings prior to they start the details.

This ebook provides scholars many of the conceptual advantages of learning heavily comparable languages, whether they're learning just one of them. scholars do not have to be learning either Latin and Greek (or even to grasp the Greek alphabet) as a way to cash in on this e-book. academics may well decide to have scholars learn the complete ebook before everything in their research or to learn sections at quite a few issues within the first year.

About the Author:
Donald Fairbairn is the Robert E. Cooley Professor of Early Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. he's the writer of lifestyles within the Trinity: An advent to Theology with the aid of the Church Fathers, Grace and Christology within the Early Church, and japanese Orthodoxy via Western Eyes.

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Download E-books Spanish Phonology and Morphology: Experimental and quantitative perspectives (Studies in Functional and Structural Linguistics) PDF

By David Eddington

In contrast to so much monographs on Spanish phonology and morphology that strategy those subject matters from a structuralist or generativist framework, this quantity is written from a much less conventional standpoint. extra in particular, it emphasizes quantitative proof from assets corresponding to usage-based reports, psycholinguistic experiments, corpus info, and laptop simulations. Arguments are offered to illustrate that most of these proof are an important for setting up theories of language that relate to the mental mechanisms fascinated by generating and comprehending speech, not like theories approximately summary linguistic constitution. various themes is roofed together with morphological parsing, nominalization, tension, syllable constitution, diphthongization, gender, morphophonemic alternations, and epenthesis. An appendix is integrated that serves as a primer on quantitative linguistic examine. It discusses how a number of the pointed out experiments have been conducted, presents an creation to statistical research, and discusses instruments which are to be had for accomplishing quantitative learn at the Spanish language.

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Download E-books A Short Course in Reading French PDF

By Celia Brickman

This textbook teaches the fundamentals of French grammar, reinforcing its classes with workouts and key perform translations. a scientific consultant, the quantity is a severe significant other for university-level scholars studying to learn and translate written French into English; for graduate students studying to do examine in French or prepping for skillability checks; and for any readers who are looking to enhance their facility with the French language. furthermore, a brief path in studying French exposes readers to a extensive diversity of French texts from the arts and social sciences, together with writings by way of exceptional francophone authors from world wide.

The ebook starts with French pronunciation and cognates and strikes via nouns, articles, and prepositions; verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; a graduated presentation of all of the indicative and subjunctive tenses; item, relative, and different pronouns; the passive voice; universal idiomatic buildings; and different primary development blocks of the French language. Chapters comprise translation passages from such authors as Pascal, Montesquieu, Proust, Sartre, Bourdieu, Senghor, Césaire, de Certeau, de Beauvoir, Barthes, and Kristeva. Drawn from greater than 20 years of expertise instructing French to scholars from educational and nonacademic backgrounds, Celia Brickman's transparent, obtainable, and time-tested structure allows even novices to increase a worldly grab of the language and develop into adept readers of French.

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Download E-books Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners: Master English Communication Proficiency--FAST! (Easy Step-By-Step) PDF

You've come to the suitable position for studying English quick and easily!

Easy English step by step for ESL Learners is predicated at the concept that the fastest path to studying this topic is construction an excellent starting place within the fundamentals. you will not discover a lot of unnecessary dialogue; as an alternative, you get an unique, step by step method of learning English, with very important strategies associated jointly by way of transparent reasons, applicable workouts, and valuable answers.

The first steps introduce you to the typical expressions of the English language, permitting you to speak in numerous daily events shortly. steadily, a chain of interconnected steps takes you from basic to more difficult thoughts at your personal velocity, with various more and more tricky routines to perform what you may have realized. After operating via those workouts, you will have a greater take hold of of the topic besides the information and abilities you must deal with English with confidence.

Easy English step by step for ESL Learners features:

  • Easy-to-understand grammar causes with a number of examples
  • Realistic conversations for functional occasions, from purchasing to Getting round city and Making neighbors
  • Helpful verbal exchange techniques, together with using gestures and physique language
  • Exercises to assist try out what you’ve realized and degree development
  • Online audio recordings to enhance pronunciation and fluency

Danielle Pelletier is the president of English League, a translation and group education corporation that offers English and foreign-language education and cross-cultural schooling to overseas scholars and pros operating in universities and corporations.

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