The Roman World

Author: David Cherry
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0631217835
Release Date: 2001-06-08
Genre: History

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.

More Tales from Shakespeare

Author: Charles Lamb
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 140586253X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Foreign Language Study

"This collection of six short stories, based on Shakespeare's plays, is [an] introduction to one of the world's greatest writers. Meet the tragic young lovers Romeo and Juliet, mad King Lear, angry young Hamlet, and many more of the most famous characters in world literature."--P. [4] of cover.

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Vocabulary 2nd Edition

Author: Dorothy Richmond
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071804134
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Study Aids

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

French Grammar in Context

Author: Margaret A. Jubb
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 0340807601
Release Date: 2003
Genre: French language

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.

Easy Spanish Reader Premium Third Edition

Author: William T. Tardy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071850209
Release Date: 2015-07-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Enhance your Spanish reading skills with this primer for premium results! Easy Spanish Reader Premium is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, the new premium edition of this bestselling title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build comprehension. Includes flashcard sets of new vocabulary for every reading and a 1,500 entry digital glossary. Quickly build comprehension Listen to audio recordings of more than 50 readings from the book available online and on the app Record your answers to review questions, then compare your pronunciation to native speakers

Foundations Spanish 1

Author: Cathy Holden
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137077592
Release Date: 2008-06-25
Genre: Foreign Language Study

palgrave foundations Spanish 1 – a lively introduction to Spanish • Designed for and used extensively on Institution-wide Language Programmes (IWLPs) including language options and electives, Open Learning Programmes and similar provision • 10 units fit the 20-24 week teaching year • Scripted and unscripted dialogues provide a diverse range of audio material • Integrated pair- and groupwork activities throughout • Contains a comprehensive self-study section for non-contact hours • This second edition now includes audio CDs with every book! Cathy Holden is a tutor at the Institute for Applied Language Studies, University of Edinburgh. She has taught Spanish, French and English in a variety of Higher and Further Education establishments, including Manchester Metropolitan University and Staffordshire University. María del Carmen Gil Ortega is Lecturer in Spanish at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She was formerly Teaching Fellow at the University of St Andrews and also taught Spanish at the University of Brighton. Tom Carty was Languages Programme Leader at Staffordshire University and the University of Wolverhampton 2 audio CDs come with this book MP3 files and digital licences are available for institutions from Palgrave Macmillan. Visit http://www.palgrave.com/modernlanguages/license.asp#Digital

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar

Author: Gilda Nissenberg
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071763424
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Free online audio recordings of all the answers at audiostudyplayer.com Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on Spanish grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak Spanish the way the native speakers do.

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish

Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415590822
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071744775
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you’re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you’ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you’ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friends--or ready to make new ones!

Advanced Spanish Step by Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071768740
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A proven grammar-based approach that gives you a real mastery of the Spanish language Use Advanced Spanish Step by Step's progressive, grammar-based approach to conquer intermediate and advanced Spanish-language topics. This step-by-step approach gives you real confidence and the tools you need to achieve a high Spanish proficiency. You'll get a quick review of the key grammar basics, then move on to more advanced topics that you need for true mastery of the language. With complete coverage of verb tenses beyond the present and past, irregular verbs, sentence structure, parts of speech, and more, this book gives a thorough overview of advanced grammar topics. It also introduces you to hundreds of new vocabulary words that are reinforced with readings that put the new terms in everyday context.

The Norton Introduction to Literature

Author: Kelly J Mays
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393938920
Release Date: 2015-10-08
Genre: Literary Criticism

The Norton Introduction to Literature presents an engaging, balanced selection of literature to suit any course. Offering a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing, the Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled in its guidance of understanding, analyzing, and writing about literature.

Nelson Key Geography Foundations Teacher s Handbook

Author: David Waugh
Publisher:
ISBN: 1408527316
Release Date: 2014-06-26
Genre: Geography

This teacher's handbook offers a page of at-a-glance support for each spread in the 5th edition of 'Nelson Key Geography Foundations'. Designed to be flexible and easily integrated, it works alongside the student book to help deliver exciting, relevant and up-to-date lessons that engage all of your students.

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Reading and Comprehension

Author: Myrna Bell Rochester
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071798891
Release Date: 2015-01-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Immerse yourself in Spanish readings and build your comprehension skills Using short authentic texts from the Spanish-speaking world, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Spanish-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, literature, blogs, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insight into Spanish-speaking cultures. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate Spanish class, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your Spanish vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential Spanish-speaking cultures

Acci n Gram tica

Author: Phil Turk
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 0340573279
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Spanish language

This Spanish grammar reference deals with nouns, articles and adjectives at one end of the scale, and the subjunctive, compound tenses and the passive at the other. Each of the chapters deals with a specific grammatical point. Explanations are given in English, and exercises are in Spanish.