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.

German

Author: Heimy Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470165515
Release Date: 2007-08-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

German A Self-Teaching Guide Learn German at your own pace Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Now you can learn how--quickly and easily--with a practical guide that gives you the tools you need to speak and understand German. Completely revised and updated with applications of the newGerman spelling rules, this user-friendly guide provides you with the basic vocabulary and grammar you need to start speaking German right away. It includes more than 1,000 of the most frequently used words in both German-English and English-German lists, clear explanations of German grammatical structures, entertaining mini-dialogues from real-life situations that demonstrate modern usage, and cultural notes that give fresh insight into contemporary German society. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, German 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 wants to improve his or her understanding of basic German. See inside for CD and audiocassette ordering information.

French Grammar A Complete Reference Guide

Author: Daniel Calvez
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 007144498X
Release Date: 2004-11-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

French Grammar helps language learners at every level navigate the intricacies of the French language. Designed to help you speak and write in French with greater confidence and precision, it avoids tedious memorization drills, focusing, instead, on patterns commonly found in contemporary French speech and writing. Chapters feature detailed presentations of forms and usages, clearly explained, along with lists, tables, and charts that offer at-a-glance summaries of the elements covered. This new edition includes 64 pages of exercises.

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.

Practical Spanish Grammar

Author: Marcial Prado
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471134465
Release Date: 1997-04-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The fast, easy way to master the essentials of Spanish Now, learning Spanish can be as easy as uno, dos, tres! Combining the quick- reference virtues of a phrase book with the learning tools of a full-fledged language course, this popular guide gives you a solid start. Completely revised and updated for today's usage, Practical Spanish Grammar gives you: * A proven interactive format that has been tested, rewritten, and retested to ensure you can teach yourself at your own pace * Exercises to reinforce what you've learned * Clear explanations of approximately 80 percent of Spanish grammatical structures * Over 1,000 of the most frequently used Spanish words * Sample dialogues with cultural notes and lists of terms

Basic Physics

Author: K. Kuhn
Publisher:
ISBN: 1948117800
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre:

Here is the most practical, complete, and easy-to-use book available for understanding physics. Even if you do not consider yourself a science student, this book helps make learning a pleasure.

Quick Calculus

Author: Daniel Kleppner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: 0471491128
Release Date: 1965-01
Genre: Mathematics

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

Better Reading French 2nd Edition

Author: Annie Heminway
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071770309
Release Date: 2011-11-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Sharpen your French language skills through readings about its speakers' daily lives and culture Better Reading French offers you entertaining, "real world" texts to help you understand and learn more French vocabulary and phrases. Each chapter features articles that cover a specific topic, such as cuisine, music, sports, film and theater, art, the family, today's lifestyle, or politics and history. Along the way, you will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary. The articles become gradually more difficult as you proceed through the book to keep you challenged and engaged. Better Reading French is an easy, engaging way to boost your language skills and learn more about the language and its speakers as you go.

Advanced Spanish Grammar

Author: Marcial Prado
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471134481
Release Date: 1997-01-18
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Contiene metodos para aprender los puntos claves del espa?ol con rapidez y facilidad (The fast, easy way to master the finer points of Spanish) Unsure about conjugating irregular Spanish verbs? Using the subjunctive? Determining the appropriate definite article? This complete, accessible guide clarifies grammatical structure and explains vocabulary usage to help you master Spanish. Whether you need extra help for a course, want a quick review for a test, or simply want to brush up your language skills, this is the book to have. In this completely revised edition of More Practical Spanish Grammar, you'll find: * An interactive format that lets you work at your own pace * Exercises to reinforce what you've learned * Over 1,000 practical Spanish words and terms * Explanations of the more intricate grammatical rules of Spanish * Special !Atencion! sections that focus on problematic words and structures

Thinking French Translation

Author: Sándor Hervey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134522798
Release Date: 2003-08-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including: *cultural differences *register and dialect *genre *revision and editing. The course now covers texts from a wide range of sources, including: *journalism and literature *commercial, legal and technical texts *songs and recorded interviews. This is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of French on translation courses. The book will also appeal to wide range of language students and tutors.

Chemistry Concepts and Problems

Author: Clifford C. Houk
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471121207
Release Date: 1996-03-09
Genre: Education

CHEMISTRY SECOND EDITION The fast, easy way to master the fundamentals of chemistry Have you ever wondered about the differences between liquids, gases, and solids? Or what actually happens when something burns? What exactly is a solution? An acid? A base? This is chemistry--the composition and structure of substances composing all matter, and how they can be transformed. Whether you are studying chemistry for the first time on your own, want to refresh your memory for a test, or need a little help for a course, this concise, interactive guide gives you a fresh approach to this fascinating subject. This fully up-to-date edition of Chemistry: Concepts and Problems: * Has been tested, rewritten, and retested to ensure that you can teach yourself all about chemistry * Requires no prerequisites * 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 chapter self-tests

APprenons 2nd Edition Softcover

Author: Elizabeth Zwanziger
Publisher:
ISBN: 1938026896
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre:

Real-Life Experience with the Dialects, Accents, and Idioms of Francophone CulturesAuthentic texts and audios from over 30 francophone cultures represent a variety of styles and genres including creative writing, poems, letters, informational writing, contracts, blogs, and forums.Extensive Vocabulary SupportGlossed vocabulary throughout the texts is summarized at the end of each chapter with language level appropriate definitions in French. A glossary of all of the vocabulary is provided at the end of the book: French to French, French to English, and English to French.Targeted Learning ObjectivesEach chapter begins with essential questions to guide critical thinking and clearly articulated oral and written proficiency objectives.Connecting and Comparing Cultures with the College Board's Themes10 chapters integrate the themes and contexts outlined by the College Board's French Language and Culture Curriculum Framework throughout to present material as the exam does.Two Seven-Task Mini AP® Exams per ChapterStudents practice for the exam by completing two seven-task mini-AP® exams per chapter that are designed exactly as AP® tasks are designed, following the same directions students use on the actual exam. Students benefit from 14 practice tasks for the most stress-inducing AP® task - Interpersonal Speaking: Conversation.Test-Taking Tips and TricksThe Tips and Tricks section provides students with strategies, exercises, and step-by-step processes to sharpen their test-taking skills for every AP® task type.Modern and RelevantVisually-pleasing images and up-to-date resources are relevant to students' lives inspiring them to continue exploring.Online Learning SiteThe online Learning Site provides extra practice and online resources including audios and videos. 24/7 access allows students to explore at their own pace and within their own comfort zones as they pursue further independent and collaborative learning.

Essentials of Online Course Design

Author: Marjorie Vai
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317673781
Release Date: 2015-10-14
Genre: Education

In spite of the proliferation of online learning, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. The second edition of Essentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to online course development. At its core is a set of standards that are based on best practices in the field of online learning and teaching. Pedagogical, organizational, and visual design principles are presented and modeled throughout the book, and users will quickly learn from the guide’s hands-on approach. The course design process begins with the elements of a classroom syllabus which, after a series of guided steps, easily evolve into an online course outline. The guide’s key features include: a practical approach informed by theory clean interior design that offers straightforward guidance from page one clear and jargon-free language examples, screenshots, and illustrations to clarify and support the text a checklist of online course design standards that readers can use to self-evaluate. a Companion Website with examples, adaptable templates, interactive learning features, and online resources: http://essentialsofonlinecoursedesign.com Essentials of Online Course Design serves as a best practice model for designing online courses. After reading this book, readers will find that preparing for online teaching is a satisfying and engaging experience. The core issue is simply good design: pedagogical, organizational, and visual.

Edexcel International GCSE French Student Book Second Edition

Author: Séverine Chevrier-Clarke
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781510402300
Release Date: 2017-08-21
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This Student Book provides a grammar-led approach with extensive exam preparation to develop independent, culturally aware students of German, ready for the exam. This book is endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations for the latest IGCSE® (0525) and International Level 1/Level 2 Certificate (0677) syllabuses. Extensive use of German reflects the style of the exams and, with specific advice and practice, it helps students use the acquired skills to their best ability. Topics on German-speaking cultures are integrated throughout to ensure students gain the cultural awareness that is at the heart of this qualification. - Develop students' ability to use German effectively - Stretch and challenge students to achieve their best grades - Ensure the progression required for further study at A-level or equivalent - Provide insight and encourage a positive attitude towards other cultures The book provides up-to-date content following a clear sequencing of topics designed specifically for teaching German at this level. It is designed to develop spontaneous, confident linguists who are able to progress to further study of German. - Teacher Resource + Audio-CDs (ISBN 9781471833076) includes all recordings and transcripts together with detailed guidance, editable vocabulary lists, cultural PowerPoints and interactive quizzes - Grammar Workbook (ISBN 9781471833182) Vocabulary is also available online at Vocab Express, an interactive learning application Visit www.vocabexpress.co.uk/hodder for more information.

Practice Makes Perfect French Conversation

Author: Eliane Kurbegov
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071770880
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn how to speak French fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking French right away, Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout