A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese

An invaluable tool for learners of Portuguese, this Frequency Dictionary provides a list of the 5000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a twenty-million-word collection of Portuguese (taken from both Portuguese and Brazilian sources), which includes both written and spoken material, this dictionary provides detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including the English equivalent, a sample sentence, and an i...

A Dictionary Of Dream Symbols

I love this dictionary as it contains most of the words I am looking for. Some dictionaries are not complete as what you dream about can't be found in the book but this one covers almost everything. It also has a very interesting introduction on the history of dream therapy which I enjoyed, The explanations of the dreams are written so they are not too long or too short, the perfect read for discovering and exploring your dream meani...

Practice Makes Perfect Italian Sentence Builder, 2nd Edition

I'm about halfway through this book and can easily say that among all of the books I've tried for language learning, this one is up there among the best. The author knows their stuff and the exercises are set up in a way that is really helpful. I should note that I've been doing Rosetta Stone and Duolingo in addition to this book and a couple others in the Practice Makes Perfect series, and your results will likely depend on the vari...

Dictionnaire des symboles

L'univers de symboles est un domaine à la fois passionnant et complexe. Suivant la civilisation, l époque, ou le contexte, une même couleur, un même objet, un même animal peut ne pas avoir la même signification. Ce dictionnaire se penche ainsi sur les symboles du monde occidental et porte une attention particulière au(x) sens de ceux-ci au cours du passé. A travers des notices claires et synthétiques, illustrées de nombreuses photogr...

Britain's Butterflies: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Ireland, 3rd Edition

"The large number of photographs showing each species from various angles combined with the accessible and informative text make it an indispensable guide for beginners and experts alike. This third edition is an excellent addition to the WILDGuide[s] series and an irresistible addition to any natural historian's bookshelf. WILDGuides are in danger of becoming addictive to anyone with an interest in the natural world." "An indispensa...

Great Quotes from Great Leaders

I also send out little quotes and proverbs with my daily memos. That means I own a lot of these types of books. This one though has a lot of great quotes that I have added, by far one of the best. If you like history and great quotes, you'll love this book which combines a brief biography of 32 world famous leaders with photographs and powerful quotes. You and your family will learn from this collection of wisdom―echoing the integrit...

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: A Natural History and Species Guide

“Did you know that whales are related to cows and early whales had legs? Some whales release a ring of bubbles to corral their prey, and recent research suggests that bowhead whales may live for more than 200 years. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises, edited by whale biologist Berta, explains the diet, conservation status, and a host of other details for each of the 89 species of cetacea. This guide is a fantastic resource for biologist...

The Praeger Handbook of Victimology

"Wilson (sociology, University of Arkansas, Conway, AR) and ninety five other experts have put together this handbook intended both for a general audience and college students but which could also be used as a handy reference by law enforcement officers and social workers. The entries explain different forms of being victimized. Violent crimes are discussed as well as crimes of intimidation, such as cross-burning or threats from corr...

Historical Dictionary of Skiing (Historical Dictionaries of Sports)

Skiing is one of the oldest modes of transportation known, predating the wheel with dated artifacts to prove its pedigree. Skiing for sport, however, did not become common until about 150 years ago. The first Winter Olympic Games, held in Chamonix, France in 1924, were the first to introduce skiing as a competition. Events were held in both ski jumping and cross-country skiing. With advances in technology and increased leisure time, ...

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 4th edition

Now in its fourth edition, this comprehensive, best-selling methodology resource gives both prospective and experienced ESL/ELT teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to decide which approaches, materials, and resources can and should be used in their classrooms.