Pasos 2 Spanish Intermediate Course

Author: Rosa María Martín,Rosa Maria Martin,Martyn Ellis

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781444139242

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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In Pasos 2, the second part of the two-stage Pasos course, the language skills learnt in Pasos 1 are consolidated and extended enabling learners to develop an ability to communicate confidently at a higher level. They will also gain an insight into the history, customs and everyday life of modern Spain and Latin America. The course encourages active and realistic use of the language over a wide range of themes and situations throughout its fourteen topic-based lessons. There is a wealth of up-to-date authentic reading and listening materials as well as speaking and writing tasks based on everyday situations in Spain and Latin America. The tasks draw on learners' opinions, experience and knowledge of the world and are set against a background of more controlled presentation and practice of essential grammatical items. Each lesson is subdivided into stand-alone sections which provide an integrated task-based approach. As with Pasos 1, there are regular opportunities for revision, and vocabulary and grammar summaries are provided both at the end of each lesson and in separate reference sections. Prepárate features prepare learners for new language and topics and lessons end with an Autoevaluación self-assessment feature. The book contains a two-way glossary. Pasos 2 is a useful resource for the student in the classroom as well as the learner studying alone. The pack contains: * a 272-page full colour Coursebook * two Support Books giving answers to the exercises in the third edition coursebook and full recording transcripts * 3 audio CDs providing a balance of authentic location and studio recordings with a variety of Spanish accents, including Latin American voices

Complete Spanish (Learn Spanish with Teach Yourself)

Enhanced eBook: New edition

Author: Juan Kattan-Ibarra

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444129996

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

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Complete Spanish is a comprehensive language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. This ebook just features text. An ebook + audio edition is also available with the ISBN 9781444154726. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. -Maps from A1 to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages -25 learning units plus taking it further section -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Spain -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Spanish -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Win or Learn

MMA, Conor McGregor and Me: A Trainer's Journey

Author: John Kavanagh

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241977673

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny kid who was frequently bullied. After suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was being attacked, he decided he had to learn to defend himself. Before long, he was training fighters in a tiny shed, and promoting the earliest mixed-martial arts events in Ireland. And then, a cocky young lad called Conor McGregor walked into his gym ... In Win or Learn, John Kavanagh tells his own remarkable life story - which is at the heart of the story of the extraordinary explosion of MMA in Ireland and globally. Kavanagh has become a guru to young men and women seeking to master the arts of combat. And as the trainer of the world's most charismatic male MMA star, he has become a magnet for talented fighters from all over the world. Kavanagh's portrait of Conor McGregor - who he has seen in his lowest moments, as well as in his greatest triumphs - is a revelation. What emerges from Win or Learn is a remarkable portrait of ambition, discipline, and persistence in the face of years and years of disappointment. It is a must read for every MMA fan - but also for anyone who wants to understand how to follow a dream and realize a vision.

Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammar

Author: Gareth King

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317576713

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 544

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Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammar is the ideal reference source for all speakers and learners of Welsh. Focusing on contemporary spoken Welsh, it presents the complexities of the language in a concise and readable form. Common grammatical patterns and parts of speech are discussed in detail and without jargon and extensive cross references make the book comprehensive and easy to use. Now in its third edition, the Grammar has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. Changes include an increased number of illustrative examples, additional appendices for easy reference, inclusion of IPA phonetic symbols, and expanded sections on further reading. Features include: Full use of authentic examples Particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty Extensive index and cross referencing Initial consonant mutations marked throughout Separate sections on communicative functions Notes on variation between dialects and on formal written language Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammar is the most thorough, detailed and user-friendly Welsh grammar available in English today. It is suitable for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes at all levels and will, as its predecessors, prove an invaluable aid for Welsh language learning and teaching.

The Expertise Economy

How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed

Author: Kelly Palmer,David Blake

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey

ISBN: 1473677017

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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The workplace is going through a large-scale transition with digitization, automation, and acceleration. Critical skills and expertise are imperative for companies and their employees to succeed in the future, and the most forward-thinking companies are being proactive in adapting to the shift in the workforce. Kelly Palmer, Silicon Valley thought-leader from LinkedIn, Degreed, and Yahoo, and David Blake, co-founder of Ed-tech pioneer Degreed, share their experiences and describe how some of the smartest companies in the world are making learning and expertise a major competitive advantage. The authors provide the latest scientific research on how people really learn and concrete examples from companies in both Silicon Valley and worldwide who are driving the conversation about how to create experts and align learning innovation with business strategy. It includes interviews with people from top companies like Google, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Unilever, NASA, and MasterCard; thought leaders in learning and education like Sal Khan and Todd Rose; as well as Thinkers50 list-makers Clayton Christensen, Daniel Pink, and Whitney Johnson. The Expertise Economy dares you to let go of outdated and traditional ways of closing the skills gap, and challenges CEOs and business leaders to embrace the urgency of re-skilling and upskilling the workforce.

Pasos 1 Spanish Beginner's Course 3rd Edition Revised: Activity Book

Author: Rosa Maria Martin,Rosa María Martín,Martyn Ellis

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

ISBN: 9781444139303

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 136

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Pasos 1 Activity Book provides stimulating practice material which complements the tasks presented in the Pasos 1 coursebook. The 14 units mirror those in the coursebook, with 12 subdivided into sections covering or expanding a different linguistic area, while the remaining two are revision units. Tasks are suitable for extra practice in class as well as ideas for homework. Activities include wordsearches, crosswords, cultural quizzes, extra reading and comprehension tasks, and gap-fill conjugation exercises. The perfect companion to Pasos 1, the Activity Book is a valuable resource for learners and teachers alike. It can be used alongside the coursebook to provide further tasks for faster learners or more intensive practice on a specific area. It can also be used as self-access material by learners who wish to work through the materials independently.

Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction

Author: Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473678501

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

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Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to Trigonometry. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all areas of trigonometry including the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, using trigonometry in three dimensions and for angles of any magnitude, and applications of trigonometry including radians, ratio, compound angles and circles related to triangles. Everything you will need is here in this one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions.

Talk Italian Grammar

Author: Alwena Lamping

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1406676098

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 264

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Talk Italian Grammar is the ideal resource for anyone setting out to learn Italian, at home or in a class. Using the tried-and-tested principles of the bestselling Talk series, it demystifies grammar and guides you through the key structures of Italian in a way that’s really easy to follow, even if you have no experience at all of grammar and grammatical terminology. With its straightforward approach and attractive layout, Talk Italian Grammar promotes a real understanding of how Italian works and how it relates to English. It contains clear explanations and hundreds of useful examples, learning tips and strategies. Interesting practice activities reinforce the language patterns and help you remember what you've learned. Talk Italian Grammar can be used successfully alongside any learning materials, and is also the perfect companion for the bestselling Talk Italian and Talk Italian 2. 264-page book.

AQA English Language B AS

Author: Alan Pearce,Marcello Giovanelli

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9781408522004

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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These engaging resources provide a range of teaching opportunities that develop skills such as comparing and analysing language extracts, justifying opinions and coursework planning. The books also offer current and topical examples of language use such as idioms, dialects and child language development.

A/AS Level English Language for AQA Student Book

Author: Marcello Giovanelli,Gary Ives,John Keen,Raj Rana,Rachel Rudman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107465621

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

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A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Language specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure provides essential knowledge and allows students to develop their skills through a deeper study of key topics, whilst encouraging independent learning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.

Oxford Take Off in Spanish

Author: Rosa María Martín,Rosa Maria Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198609155

Category: Spanish language

Page: 256

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Now with an exciting new look, Oxford Take Off In Spanish offers the complete language kit, whether you're learning Spanish for a business trip, a holiday, or just for fun. Designed to take beginners through to intermediate-level, the easy-to-follow book and audio course offers straightforward interactive dialogues and exercises, grammatical help, cultural information, and test and revision sections. Recordings of native speakers in everyday situations help you to pick up authentic Spanish pronunciation, and short modules mean that you can work at your own pace. This new edition comes with BRAND NEW time-saving, hands-free audio material that enables you to brush up on your listening and pronunciation skills either at home or in the car. In addition, a new travel dictionary and phrasebook equips you for real-life encounters, giving you essential vocabulary and phrases at your fingertips. All Take Off In authors have years of experience of teaching languages at alllevels, -- so you can feel safe in the knowledge you're learning from the experts. This edition replaces ISBNs 0-19-860296-0 (CD pack) and 0-19-860276-6 (cassette pack).

How to Pass Flash Higher English

Author: Colin Eckford

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1444158708

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 104

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How To Pass Flash Revise Higher English helps you revise, provides exam tips and gets you better grades in the Close Reading paper - and it's easy to use anywhere! How To Pass Flash Revise titles are ideal for quick revision. Written by a subject expert for instant practice in Paper 1 Close Reading techniques, this handy pocketbook provides quick-fire questions and answers with exam tips to help students achieve the very best grades. With 70 short extracts, plus questions and answers, Flash Revise is the answer to instant revision anytime, anywhere!

OCR a Level English Language: OCR a Level English Language

Author: Susan Aykin,Juliet Harrison,David Kinder,Nicky Winder

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198352778

Category:

Page: 208

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This book offers targeted support to meet the demands of the 2015 OCR A Level English Language specification. Offering new material, and flagging AS specification requirements, it builds the skills students will be assessed on. Endorsed by OCR, this book aims to help all students achieve their potential.

Willkommen! 2 German Intermediate course

Activity Book

Author: Paul Coggle,Heiner Schenke

Publisher: John Murray Language

ISBN: 9781444165203

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 190

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Willkommen! 2 Intermediate course is a brand new multi-format German adult learning programme for classroom and home use. The course includes a coursebook, activity book, CD and DVD set plus online activities. Created in consultation with teachers and learners it's the perfect follow-up to the Willkommen! Beginner's course and takes your learning further. It can also be used as a starting point for study to review and build on existing knowledge. This Activity Book contains hundreds of extra practice and review activities linked to the coursebook units. The course is full of learning features to help you progress in reading, writing, listening and speaking German. It's designed for classroom use but is also suitable for home study. Also available: Coursebook (ISBN 9781471805158): this full-colour 190-page coursebook is the primary text for the course. Ideal for classroom and home use. CD and DVD Set (ISBN 9781444165234): contains all the dialgogues and listening activities included in the coursebook plus video content building on the real-life German used in the course. Course Pack (ISBN 9781473601390): includes the Coursebook, the CD and DVD Set and a Support Book containing a key to the exercises and audio transcripts).

Swedish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Swedish)

Author: Ylva Olausson

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9781473604414

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Do you want to communicate easily and freely in Swedish? By studying and practising Swedish grammar you?ll understand how the language really works and be able to speak Swedish with clarity and ease. This Swedish workbook offers a range of clear and effective learning features. Maps from A1 to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points Unique visual verb tenses timeline and infographics for extra context Personal tutor hints and tips - help you to understand language rules and culture points Learn to learn section offers tips and advice on how to be a good language learner 25 short learning units each contain: communication goals to guide your studies grammar explanations with embedded exercises vocabulary presentations and activities reading sections to consolidate your learning

How to Pass Higher English for Cfe

Author: Ann Bridges

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471808340

Category: English language

Page: 168

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Get your best grade with this guide to Higher English for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher (for CfE) exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

Arabic Script Hacking

The optimal pathway to learning the Arabic alphabet

Author: Judith Meyer

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9781473679696

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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Using a unique, tried and tested algorithm, this book teaches you how to quickly and efficiently recognize letters and common words in Arabic script. Whether you're traveling the want to understand the words around you, or preparing to learn Arabic and want to master the basics, this is the book for you. In this book you will find: An introduction to Arabic script Practice activities to help you recognize each letter of the alphabet Helpful mnemonics to help you remember the shape of each letter Accompanying audio files, so you know how to pronounce letters and words Handy tipes to help you decipher common and familiar words

New Headway English Course

Upper-Intermediate

Author: John Soars,Liz Soars

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780194376112

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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A new edition with a revised syllabus and completely new material.