Learn Latin from the Romans

A Complete Introductory Course Using Textbooks from the Roman Empire

Author: Eleanor Dickey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107140846

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 570

View: 3193


The only introductory Latin textbook to use texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners, presented in one volume.

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish

Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols,Yolanda Pérez Sinusía,Marianne David

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415590825

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 367

View: 3943


Developing Writing Skills in Spanish provides intermediate and advanced level students with the necessary skills to become competent and confident writers in the Spanish language. With a focus on writing as a craft, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish offers a rich selection of original materials including narrative texts, expository essays, opinion pieces and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers a specific kind of writing and is designed to help tackle the material in small units. The book aids students in crafting clear, coherent and cohesive manuscripts by means of guided practice and step-by-step activities. Key features: Guidance on how to structure a variety of texts: narrative, descriptive, expository, argumentative, academic, journalistic, legal and scientific. Sequenced exercises on style, writing conventions, word choice, syntax and grammar. Reference lists and tables with specialized vocabulary, transition words and other useful expressions. Strategies and tips for planning manuscripts, brainstorming ideas, vocabulary enrichment, editing and proofreading. Includes original samples, as well as fragments from newspapers, well-known literary works and essays by notable Hispanic authors and journalists. Website with additional activities to reinforce the content of each chapter and a teacher's guide with valuable support materials at: www.developingwritingskills.com Designed as a classroom text, self-study material or simply as a resource on writing, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish is the ideal supplement for all intermediate to advanced students of Spanish.

French Grammar in Context

Analysis and Practice

Author: Margaret A. Jubb,Annie Rouxeville

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340807606

Category: French language

Page: 256

View: 6151


Taking authentic texts from a variety of sources - the human body on CD-ROM, a fish recipe, 'L'Etranger' and many others - this book uses them as a starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of French grammar. It includes a range of exercises, many of them text-based.

Mastering Arabic

Author: Jane Wightwick,Mahmoud Gaafar

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349206121

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 370

View: 3541


An exciting and comprehensive course for learners with little or no previous knowledge of the language who want to understand, speak and read Arabic confidently. The authors have a friendly, accessible style which has made this book a long-standing bestseller. The course is suitable for self-study or classroom use and teaches Modern Standard Arabic which is the universal language of the Arab world and understood by all Arabic speakers. The book focuses on learning the script right from the start and covers a useful variety of situations you will encounter in Arab countries. Also available with CDs.

The Architecture of Trees

Author: Cesare Leonardi,Franca Stagi

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781616898069

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

View: 5809


The Architecture of Trees is a legendary and unsurpassed botanical masterwork.This lavish large-format volume features more than 400 exquisite quill-pen illustrations of 211 tree species. Each is drawn to a scale of 1:100, with and without foliage, complete with tables of seasonal color variations and projections of shadows cast during the hours of daylight and season by season. L'Architettura degli Alberi, first published in 1982, has been out of print for two decades. This is the first Englishlanguage edition of a landmark study that took more than twenty years to complete. This gorgeous book is an essential addition to the library of architects, designers, botanists, and anyone fascinated by trees and by nature in all its varieties.

The Roman World

A Sourcebook

Author: David Cherry

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631217831

Category: History

Page: 280

View: 8311


The 57 documents in this sourcebook introduce readers to many of the major topics of Roman history, from the period of the Twelve Tables (c.451 BC) to the later Roman empire. Each of the selections has been chosen for its historical significance and intrinsic interest, and is introduced and annotated by the editor.

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

With 240 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804137

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

View: 7672


Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more

The Norton Introduction to Literature

Author: Jerome Beaty,J. Paul Hunter

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393977431

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1903

View: 8566


Presents a collection of stories, poems, and plays, both classic and contemporary, by such authors as Flannery O'Connor, William Faulkner, John Keats, and Sylvia Plath.

Easy Spanish Step-By-Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071483179

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 6278


A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.

Easy Spanish Reader

Author: William Tardy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071428064

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 2346


Learn how to read in Spanish--starting right now! Easy Spanish Reader is a unique, easy-to-follow guide based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, this new edition gives you ways to dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories. Easy Spanish Reader begins with the story of two high-school seniors involved with their Spanish Club. As you read about their experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with the students. The next section contains a colorful history of Mexico, from the Conquistadors to the present, including vivid depictions of Cortès's encounters with the Aztecs. The last section is comprised of an abridged version of the classic story "Lazarillo de Tormes," which allows you to practice your grammar and vocabulary skills on a great work of Spanish literature. Progressive format makes it easy to quickly build comprehension Marginal word glossaries conveniently present new words and phrases Exercises challenge language comprehension and build reading skills Fully updated new editions, featuring expanded exercises and answer key

Before You Sleep

Author: Benji Bennett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781906818128

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 6538


#1 Bestselling and award winning children s author, Benji Bennett, creates a new kind of bedtime reading experience that helps parents express their love for their children at the end of each day. Award winning Before You Sleep stands out from all books in its genre as inspired Benji, through his unique style and unrivalled talent, creates an emotional and lasting bond between the reader and the child. Powerful verse and Imaginative illustrations by Roxanne Burchartz, of Oscar Nominated Cartoon Saloon, depict a parent and child sharing magical adventures together filled with love affection. A pull off the shelf favourite for all children and parents at bedtime, Before you Sleep makes it US Publication debut on October 5th 2016. Proceeds from the sale of Before you Sleep go to Paul Newman founded Barretstown, a hole in the wall camp for sick children."

Viva! AQA GCSE Spanish Grammar and Translation Workbook

Author: Tracy Traynor,Ian Kendrick,John Halksworth,Ben Konopinski

Publisher: Viva! AQA GCSE Spanish

ISBN: 9781292133195


Page: 128

View: 1397


A dedicated workbook to support and consolidate grammar learning and translation skills for AQA GCSE Spanish for first teaching from 2016.

Essential Repaso: A Complete Review of Spanish Grammar, Communication, and Culture

Author: National Textbook Company

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780844274102

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 414

View: 7044


An ideal review and practice tool for intermediate through to advanced learners of Spanish. Organised into 28 grammar lessons, it offers clear concise explanations with examples of everyday usage which encourage students to see grammar as a stepping stone to communication.

BBC Spanish Grammar

Author: Rosa María Castañer Martín,Tim Connell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780563399421

Category: Spanish language

Page: 192

View: 963


One of a series of foreign-language grammar handbooks, mainly for adults on first and second-level courses, but also applicable to GCSE. The book focuses on Spanish grammar, verbs and vocabulary.

The Acupressure Atlas

Author: Bernard C. Kolster,Astrid Waskowiak

Publisher: Healing Arts Press

ISBN: 9781594771750

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 5949


A fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide to acupressure • Provides acupressure treatments tailored for a wide variety of health disorders, including back pain, heart and circulatory problems, and even the common cold • Contains step-by-step instructions illustrated in full color for self-treatment or treatment of a partner • A simultaneous hardcover and paperback release Trouble sleeping, sensitive stomach, headaches, joint problems, allergies: Sensory ailments such as these have been steadily increasing in Western countries for decades. Acupressure--massage along the body’s meridians in accordance with traditional Chinese medicine--can effectively prevent and treat all of these disorders, and more. The Acupressure Atlas is a fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide that demonstrates how acupressure techniques activate and accelerate the body’s self-healing powers to alleviate many health problems, including even the common cold. Acupressure confers a holistic health benefit that prevents disorder from arising by harmonizing and balancing the body’s energies. It is particularly suited to self-treatment, the treatment of a partner, and especially the treatment of children. Along with an introduction to the origins and principles of traditional Chinese medicine, The Acupressure Atlas provides the most important basic techniques as well as step-by-step instructions, illustrated in full color, of the practical and specific information needed to put the healing techniques of acupressure at your fingertips.



Publisher: Editorial UNED

ISBN: 8436272412

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 316

View: 8982


Curso de Inglés para Adultos está diseñado para el aprendizaje de la lengua inglesa en el contexto del acceso a la universidad. El libro está organizado en ocho unidades con lecturas sobre temas relacionados con diversas disciplinas que se estudian en diferentes grados universitarios en la UNED, tales como educación, matemáticas, idiomas, psicología, historia, medios de comunicación, derecho y turismo. De este modo, se pretende ayudar al estudiante a familiarizarse con el vocabulario básico relativo a estas áreas, a través de ejercicios de comprensión lectora, de construcción de oraciones y de redacción.

Close-Up EMEA B1with 2E Students Book

Author: Angela Healan,Katrina Gormley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781408095638


Page: 250

View: 1450


With a new component array and strong digital support, the new edition of Close up has been fully updated to be in line with the new First for Schools 2015 specifications. Close up is still as interesting, topical and up to date as ever with spectacular National Geographic photography and facts that have been carefully selected to appeal to the inquisitive minds of young teenagers.

Geography for Edexcel a Level Year 2 Student Book

Author: Bob Digby,Russell Chapman,Dan Cowling,Simon Sampson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198366485


Page: 320

View: 5502


A student-friendly and engaging textbook for Year 2 of the Edexcel GCE A Level specification. Written to match the demands of the new spec, this Student Book motivates your students with accessible, interesting content and up-to-date case studies, while retaining the required rigour.