Category: Language Learning

Vorsprung: A Communicative Introduction to German Language and Culture

Vorsprung is an cutting edge and energetic first-year software that makes use of a five-skills strategy, emphasizing the purchase of communicative in addition to cultural competence with out sacrificing awareness to formal accuracy. using "focus on shape" actions in an interesting, customized style, Vorsprung is helping scholars boost lifelike skills in talking, listening, and studying German. this system offers a scientific, transparent advent to the necessities of German grammar and practices high-frequency constructions and vocabulary in interactive actions. additionally, it presents scholars with the cultural wisdom that's appropriate to their very own lives after which asks them to check their cultures to the conduct and behaviors of the German-speaking peoples of Europe. as a way to arrange scholars for profitable conversation in present day swiftly altering international, Vorsprung exposes them to a wealth of spoken and written real textual fabrics. To aid this specialise in spoken and written German, Vorsprung deals an array of in-class actions that foster accuracy and supply abundant possibilities for college kids to perform German in genuine contexts.

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The French Way: The Keys to the Behavior, Attitudes, and Customs of the French

By Ross Steele

In attaining "savoir faire" and healthy into French tradition with ease

Written via an across the world popular professional in French tradition, Ross Steele, this moment version of "The French Way" deals a uniquely neutral and completely up to date standpoint on French attitudes, tastes, and customs relating to every little thing from enterprise kind (formal) to pets (doted on), dialog (an artwork shape) to humor (satiric, political), love (truly, madly, deeply) to time ("Better past due than never!").

With assistance from "The French Way," you are going to: know how humans from each nook of France engage, do company, and reside their day-by-day lives develop into well-versed in 90 significant subject matters together with foodstuff, kinfolk, vacations, the media, faith, activities, cash, leisure, and "le shopping" research the reality approximately universal myths and misconceptions in regards to the French and speak conveniently with French-speaking humans with out committing fake pas

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Advanced Italian Step-by-Step

Take your Italian to the following point utilizing the groundbreaking, proven-effective "building block" method of proficiency

Advanced Italian Step-by-Step starts with a brief overview of the most important grammar fundamentals after which strikes directly to extra complex subject matters you wish for real mastery of the language. It introduces you to hundreds and hundreds of recent vocabulary words--all strengthened with readings that positioned the recent phrases in daily context.

  • Leads you thru a different "building block" method of gaining knowledge of complex grammar
  • Down-to-earth reasons of crucial principles and ideas
  • Key verbs and vocabulary
  • Numerous workouts that assist you chart your development
  • Engaging readings that assist you hone your talents in daily contexts

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Kanji De Manga Volume 1: The Comic Book That Teaches You How To Read And Write Japanese! (Manga University Presents)

By Glenn Kardy, Chihiro Hattori

  • The comedian ebook that teaches you ways to learn and write Japanese!
  • This brand-new sequence from Manga collage makes use of unique comedian art to educate readers easy methods to determine and write the most typical eastern kanji ideographs. quantity 1 introduces eighty simple kanji that each one jap schoolchildren are required to benefit sooner than getting into the 3rd grade. next volumes within the sequence will specialize in more challenging kanji and kanji compounds. every one web page beneficial properties its personal cartoon, kanji pronunciation advisor, stroke order, and English explanations.

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Bilingual Reading Comprehension, Grade 1

By Frank Schaffer Publications

Construct greater readers in bilingual study rooms! Bilingual examining Comprehension is a helpful source for bilingual, two-way immersion in first-grade study rooms. This ebook offers bilingual examining perform for college kids via exact actions featured in English and Spanish, permitting the trainer to tailor classes to a dual-language lecture room. Fiction and nonfiction actions make stronger crucial interpreting abilities, akin to discovering the most inspiration, determining assisting information, spotting tale components, and studying new vocabulary. This 160-page publication aligns with universal middle kingdom criteria, in addition to nation and nationwide criteria.

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French Visual Phrase Book: See It! Say It! Live It! (DK Eyewitness Travel)

By DK Publishing

Creative group: Satu Fox, Angela Wilkes, Lee Griffiths, Stephanie Farrow, Rebecca Warren, Shannon Beatty.

Digital conversion workforce: Alice Alexandra Milner, Gemma Casajuana Filella, Roz Hitchcock, Saurabh Pratap, Ruchi Bansal, Hari Dutt, Manjari Rathi Hooda, Nain Singh Rawat, Rachna Nair, Archna Sharma.


Do you must study French for an upcoming journey? The Eyewitness shuttle consultant: French visible word Book should help commence studying today.

Whether you're traveling France for enterprise or excitement, how one can converse French with crucial phrases and words for 1000's of illustrated daily gadgets. locate key terms speedy with galleries of phrases and photographs that make it effortless to discover key simple vocabulary at a look and assist you keep in mind what you've seen.

No earlier wisdom required so that you can research words that can assist you locate your method round, consume out, store and pass sightseeing. An easy-to-follow pronunciation consultant, certain menu assessment, and two-way dictionary for fast reference make studying a language more uncomplicated than ever before.

Combining the easiest of DK's visible and audio methods to studying languages, DK's visible word Books educate words which are crucial for effectively navigating a overseas country.

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The German Language: A Linguistic Introduction

By Jean Boase-Beier, Ken R. Lodge

The German Language introduces scholars of German to a linguistic means of taking a look at the language. Written from a Chomksyan viewpoint, this quantity covers the elemental structural elements of the German language: syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and the lexicon.

* Explores the linguistic constitution of German from present theoretical views.
* Written from a Chomksyan standpoint, this quantity covers the fundamental structural elements of the German language: syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and the lexicon.
* Serves as a important source for college students of German language and literature and for linguists with very little heritage within the language.
* comprises workouts, definitions of key phrases, and recommendations for additional reading.

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Introduction to Attic Greek

By Donald J. Mastronarde

Thoroughly revised and accelerated, Introduction to Attic Greek, second Edition provides pupil and teachers the main finished and obtainable presentation of historic Greek to be had. The textual content features:

• complete publicity to the grammar and morphology that scholars will stumble upon in real texts

• Self-contained tutorial chapters, with hard, rigorously adapted exercises

• more and more complicated chapters to construct the student's wisdom of declensions, tenses, and buildings by means of alternating emphasis on morphology and syntax

• Readings in accordance with genuine texts and contain unadapted passages from Xenophon, Lysias, Plato, Aristophanes, and Thucydides.

• Concise advent to the background of the Greek language

• Composite record of verbs with relevant components, and an appendix of all paradigms

• Greek-English and English-Greek glossaries

Additional Resources:

•Robust on-line vitamins for educating and studying to be had at

•Answer Key to routines additionally to be had from UC Press (978-0-520-27574-4)

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