German

Author: Heimy Taylor
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471853313
Release Date: 1986-09-16
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Combines the quick-reference virtues of a phrasebook with the in-depth information found in a full-scale language course. Zeroes in on the topics, words, and phrases used in everyday conversations and travel. Full of special drills and exercises to reinforce new material, self-tests to measure progress, and exercises to help readers practice the skills they've just learned. Culture Notes in each chapter provide insight into German art, literature, and history as well as practical ``survival tips'' on everything from finding overnight accomodations to dealing with a sudden medical emergency.

Italian

Author: Edoardo A. Lèbano
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471359610
Release Date: 2000-05-22
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn Italian the quick and easy way! Whether you re learning Italian for the first time or just brushing up on your skills, this updated edition of the bestselling Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide is the ideal way to master the language at your own pace. In fifteen simple lessons, you ll learn how to engage in everyday conversations from ordering at a restaurant to asking for directions to making special arrangements with a hotel concierge. Written in a lively, personable style by a native Italian, this practical guide combines the quick-reference virtues of a phrasebook with the learning tools of a full-fledged language course. Designed to acquaint you with the basic skills you need to speak, read, write, and understand the language, Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition demystifies grammar, common usage, and pronunciation with step-by-step lessons on numbers, days of the week, telling time, and special rules of speech. It also includes extensive vocabulary and culture notes. Mini-dialogues from real-life situations provide a vibrant introduction to Italian culture and customs while a fun assortment of exercises, self-tests, and practice activities constantly reinforces your reading and conversational skills.

Biology

Author: Steven Daniel Garber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471449296
Release Date: 2002-11-19
Genre: Science

* A complete course, from cells to the circulatory system * Hundreds of questions and many review tests * Key concepts and terms defined and explained Master key concepts. Answer challenging questions. Prepare for exams. Learn at your own pace. Are viruses living? How does photosynthesis occur? Is cloning a form of sexual or asexual reproduction? What is Anton van Leeuwenhoek known for? With Biology: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition, you'll discover the answers to these questions and many more. Steven Garber explains all the major biological concepts and terms in this newly revised edition, including the origin of life, evolution, cell biology, reproduction, physiology, and botany. The step-by-step, clearly structured format of Biology makes it fully accessible to all levels of students, providing an easily understood, comprehensive treatment of all aspects of life science. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, Biology allows you to build gradually on what you have learned-at your own pace. Questions and self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allow you to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packed with useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume is a valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who needs to master the science of life.

Basic Physics

Author: Karl F. Kuhn
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471134473
Release Date: 1996-04-12
Genre: Science

The fast, easy way to master the fundamentals of physics Here is the most practical, complete, and easy-to-use guide available for understanding physics and the physical world. Even if you don't consider yourself a "science" person, this book helps make learning key concepts a pleasure, not a chore. Whether you need help in a course, want to review the basics for an exam, or simply have always been curious about such physical phenomena as energy, sound, electricity, light, and color, you've come to the right place! This fully up-to-date edition of Basic Physics: * Has been tested, rewritten, and retested to ensure that you can teach yourself all about physics * Requires no math--mathematical treatments and applications are included in optional sections so that you can choose either a mathematical or nonmathematical approach * Lets you work at your own pace with a helpful question-and-answer format * Lists objectives for each chapter--you can skip ahead or find extra help if you need it * Reinforces what you learn with end-of-chapter self-tests

Practical Algebra

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471530123
Release Date: 1991-02-28
Genre: Mathematics

Practical Algebra If you studied algebra years ago and now need a refresher course in order to use algebraic principles on the job, or if you're a student who needs an introduction to the subject, here's the perfect book for you. Practical Algebra is an easy and fun-to-use workout program that quickly puts you in command of all the basic concepts and tools of algebra. With the aid of practical, real-life examples and applications, you'll learn: * The basic approach and application of algebra to problem solving * The number system (in a much broader way than you have known it from arithmetic) * Monomials and polynomials; factoring algebraic expressions; how to handle algebraic fractions; exponents, roots, and radicals; linear and fractional equations * Functions and graphs; quadratic equations; inequalities; ratio, proportion, and variation; how to solve word problems, and more Authors Peter Selby and Steve Slavin emphasize practical algebra throughout by providing you with techniques for solving problems in a wide range of disciplines--from engineering, biology, chemistry, and the physical sciences, to psychology and even sociology and business administration. Step by step, Practical Algebra shows you how to solve algebraic problems in each of these areas, then allows you to tackle similar problems on your own, at your own pace. Self-tests are provided at the end of each chapter so you can measure your mastery.

Technical Analysis Demystified

Author: Constance Brown
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071709309
Release Date: 2007-12-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Learn all about technical analysis and chart a course for a stable financial future Interested in incorporating technical analysis into your investment strategy but feeling a bit at sea when it comes to making sense of all the charts and tools? Here's your lifeline! With help from Technical Analysis Demystified, you'll have big profits in your forecast. Chartered Market Technician Constance Brown explains the many different types of technical analysis tools and how to use them. Key topics covered include charting, moving averages, trends and cycles, oscillators, market patterns, Fibonacci ratios, price data, risk-to-reward ratios, and much more. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a glossary, this straightforward guide makes technical analysis easy to understand and apply to your strategy of spotting-and profiting from-market trends and patterns. This fast and easy guide offers: Clear explanations of charting techniques Time-tested trading rules and guidelines Valuable charts, graphs, and figures Strategies for developing your own system for analyzing the market Detailed descriptions of real-time trades Simple enough for a novice but in-depth enough for a seasoned investor, Technical Analysis Demystified will help you capitalize on market cycles.

Modern French Grammar

Author: Margaret Lang
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415334829
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This new edition of the Modern French Grammar is an innovative reference guide to French, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. Divided into two parts, Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives and Part B is organized around language functions and notions such as: giving and seeking information describing processes and results expressing likes, dislikes and preferences. With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples. Implementing feedback from users of the first edition of the Grammar, this second edition includes clearer explanations and greater emphasis on areas of particular difficulty for learners of French. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of French at all levels, from beginner to advanced. No prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and a glossary of grammatical terms is provided. This Grammar is complemented by the Modern French Grammar Workbook Second Edition which features related exercises and activities.

Complete Electronics Self Teaching Guide with Projects

Author: Earl Boysen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118282328
Release Date: 2012-07-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

An all-in-one resource on everything electronics-related! For almost 30 years, this book has been a classic text for electronics enthusiasts. Now completely updated for today's technology, this latest version combines concepts, self-tests, and hands-on projects to offer you a completely repackaged and revised resource. This unique self-teaching guide features easy-to-understand explanations that are presented in a user-friendly format to help you learn the essentials you need to work with electronic circuits. All you need is a general understanding of electronics concepts such as Ohm's law and current flow, and an acquaintance with first-year algebra. The question-and-answer format, illustrative experiments, and self-tests at the end of each chapter make it easy for you to learn at your own speed. Boasts a companion website that includes more than twenty full-color, step-by-step projects Shares hands-on practice opportunities and conceptual background information to enhance your learning process Targets electronics enthusiasts who already have a basic knowledge of electronics but are interested in learning more about this fascinating topic on their own Features projects that work with the multimeter, breadboard, function generator, oscilloscope, bandpass filter, transistor amplifier, oscillator, rectifier, and more You're sure to get a charge out of the vast coverage included in Complete Electronics Self-Teaching Guide with Projects!

Principles of Epidemiology

Author: Lewis H. Roht
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483276342
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Medical

Principles of Epidemiology: A Self-Teaching Guide consists of a series of problem-solving exercises designed to introduce and guide readers toward an understanding of the principles and methods of epidemiology, rather than the epidemiology of specific diseases or subject areas such as ""infectious disease"" or ""chronic disease"" epidemiology. The guide has been formulated to be used by itself or as a supplement to standard textbooks. It illustrates and illuminates the principles and concepts of epidemiology and provides the reader an opportunity to practice the application of these principles in a logical sequence. The guide is divided into 14 exercises. Each exercise will help readers to understand principles or methods used by epidemiologist. Topics covered include the patterns of disease, populations at risk and risk assessment, screening for disease, investigation of an epidemic, etiology of disease, principles of causation, study design in epidemiologic investigation, data interpretation, and the uses and applications of epidemiology.

Handbook of Self Regulation of Learning and Performance

Author: Dale H. Schunk
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317448655
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Education

The second edition of the popular Handbook of Self-Regulation of Learning and Performance responds to and incorporates the wealth of new research that the first edition inspired on the subject. At the same time, it advances meaningful perspectives on the scholarship and history that originally shaped the field. Divided into five major sections—basic domains, context, technology, methodology and assessment, and individual and group differences—this thoroughly updated handbook addresses recent theoretical refinements and advances in instruction and intervention that have changed approaches to developing learners’ capabilities to self-regulate in educational settings. Chapters written by leading experts in the field include discussions of methodological advances and expansions into new technologies and the role of learner differences in such areas as contexts and cultures. As a comprehensive guide to a rapidly evolving and increasingly influential subject area, this volume represents contemporary and future thinking in self-regulation theory, research, and applications. Chapter Structure?– To ensure uniformity and coherence across chapters, each chapter author addresses the theoretical ideas underlying their topic, research evidence bearing on these ideas, future research directions, and implications for educational practice. Global?– A significant number of international contributors are included to reflect the increasingly international research on self-regulation. Readable?– In order to make the book accessible to students, chapters have been carefully edited for clarity, conciseness, and organizational consistency. Expertise?– All chapters are written by leading researchers who are highly regarded experts on their particular topics and are active contributors to the field.

Read Think French

Author: The Editors of Think French! magazine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071702362
Release Date: 2010-05-22
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Immerse yourself in the French language and culture Read & Think French is your ticket to building key French language skills. This book features 100-plus engaging, easy-to-read articles written by native French-speakers. Each article features a bilingual glossary on the same page that allows you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words in a dictionary. As the you move through the book, you will gain confidence with the French language and build a vocabulary of key French words and phrases. Each chapter features several written exercises that reinforce new vocabulary and comprehension. The 70-minute companion audio CD features several of the articles read aloud by native-French speakers from various backgrounds giving you valuable practice in French listening skills. Read & Think French brings the culture of French-speaking countries to life! You will enjoy a travel narrative from Provence and a documentary on West Indies folk music as well as explore the geography of the French Alps and the streets of Montreal. Filled with engaging features such as a recipe for beigne de nos grand-mères canadiennes (traditional Canadian doughnuts), a primer on French business etiquette, a biography of French actor Mathieu Amalric, and a look at the tradition of lavender oil, perfumes, and soaps, this book gives you an insider look at French life and culture--while introducing you to 100s of new French words and phrases. Topics include: Culture; Voyages; Tradition; Célébration; Biographies; Musique et Art; Histoire; Géographie; Gastronomie; Coutumes

Quick calculus

Author: Daniel Kleppner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 0471827223
Release Date: 1985-11-11
Genre: Mathematics

A programmed text designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of differential and integral calculus

Say It Right In French

Author: Easily Pronounced Language Systems
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071469166
Release Date: 2006-03-17
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Say farewell to language faux pas forever! Based on the revolutionary Easily Pronounced Language Systems approach, Say It Right in French makes mastering correct French pronunciation simple. With Say It Right you'll learn how to use hundreds of French words and phrases in everyday conversation. This amazing guide gives you easy-to-read vowel symbols that, when combined with consonants, make pronunciation easy. With Say It Right in French you will: Learn more than 500 essential French words and phrases Easily create sentences using "Phrasemakers" Get a quick reference to more than 500 word pronunciations in the Say It Right travel dictionary

Listening

Author: Madelyn Burley-Allen
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: UOM:35128001979580
Release Date: 1995-02-20
Genre: Business & Economics

A proven program for turning effective listening into a powerful business tool Managers and other employees spend more than 40 percent of their time listening to other people but often do it so poorly that the result is misunderstood instructions, misdirected projects, and erroneous actions--millions of dollars' worth of mistakes just because most people don't know how to listen. In this new edition of her classic guide to the art of effective listening, Madelyn Burley-Allen shows you how to acquire active, productive listening skills and put them to work for you--professionally, socially, and personally. With her time-tested techniques, you'll learn how to: * Eliminate distractions and improve your concentration on what is being said * Locate key words, phrases, and ideas while listening * Cut through your own listening biases * Interpret body language clues * Ask constructive, nonthreatening questions that elicit real information * Get others to listen to you * Master a whole range of listening skills that you can use on the job and in your personal life Listening: The Forgotten Skill uses an interactive learning approach with work-sheets, charts, graphs, and self-tests that help you pace and monitor your own progress.