Advanced Reading Power: Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Reading Faster

Advanced Reading Power, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook based on a cognitive skills approach. Its four key sections, designed to be used concurrently, help advanced students master reading skills needed for academic success: - Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary. - Vocabulary Building includes numerous stra...

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary: A Guide for Research

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author provides a step-by-step guide on how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions and topics such as: The frequency of English words and how to choose which ones should be taught to learners; How spoken vocabulary differs from written vocabul...

Shona-English/English-Shona Dictionary and Phrasebook

Until this book was published there was no decent introductory guide to learning Shona available outside Zimbabwe. I run a website teaching basic Shona ( [...] ) and used to get large numbers of requests for such a book - now here it is! For a very reasonable price, it provides: - pronunciation guide; - introduction to grammar; - basic but adequate vocabulary; - sections on various everyday tasks, each with a useful set of words and ...

Rough Guide Italian Phrasebook (Rough Guides Phrasebooks)

My husband is really enjoying reading up on short Italian phrases and I know from experience this book will come in handy on our upcoming european trip. Nice size, easy to use. Make the most of your trip with the Rough Guide Italian Phrasebook. Find the perfect word or phrase for every situation Use extensive two-way dictionary packed with vocabulary Choose food and drink from any menu Check out travel tips and a regional pronunciati...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory

The last half of the twentieth century has seen the emergence of literary theory as a new discipline. As with any body of scholarship, various schools of thought exist, and sometimes conflict, within it. I.R. Makaryk has compiled a welcome guide to the field. Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the pa...

Time: A Vocabulary of the Present

The critical condition and historical motivation behind Time Studies                                                                                             The concept of time in the post-millennial age is undergoing a radical rethinking within the humanities. Time: A Vocabulary of the Present newly theorizes our experiences of time in relation to developments in post-1945 cultural theory and arts practices. Wide ranging and the...

Ultimate French Advanced (Coursebook)

Created for the serious language-learner, our Ultimate French Advanced course has been revised and updated. It teaches a sophisticated level of conversation and grammar and is equivalent to two years of college study. Free additional exercises are now available online! Perfect for the businessperson and anyone traveling or living abroad, Ultimate French Advanced coursebook features 20 lessons with lively, up-to-date dialogues, vocabu...

Practice Makes Perfect French Vocabulary Building with Suffixes and Prefixes

Harness the power of suffixes and prefixes while adding more than 4,000 words to your French vocabulary! How do you turn Scotland into a Scottish citizen? Or change your brother into a colleague?* It isn't magic, it's suffixes and prefixes. When attached to base words, they have the ability to change meanings to indicate quantity, profession, gender, size, status, relationship, style, and much more. Mastering these word parts will en...

Practice Make Perfect French Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: French Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. 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 ...

Schaum's Outline of German Vocabulary, 3 edition

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems...