French Experience


Author: Marie-Therese Bougard
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780563472605
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 288
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Hundreds of thousands of people have already learned French with the popular beginners' course, The French Experience. At home or in a class, you can use this hugely successful course to develop your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.

Upgrade Your French, Second Edition


Author: Margaret Jubb
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444174061
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 224
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Upgrade your French is the ideal guide for students wanting to rapidly improve their written French. It offers a stimulating thirty day revision programme that is guaranteed to improve your skills. In the countdown to exams, students should simply spend between 30 minutes to an hour a day with this book, and see their mark go up a grade! This short revision guide focuses on three key strategies for improving your written French: - Eliminating common errors and slips of the pen - Increasing and consolidating vocabulary - Encouraging more varied language use The new edition is fully revised and includes a new introduction discussing the essential differences between written and spoken French and a new chapter on comparatives and superlatives. This is the ideal book for all intermediate students looking for a simple way to improve their French fast.

À Vous!: The Global French Experience


Author: Veronique Anover,Theresa A. Antes
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0618259813
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 608
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Incorporating the most successful theories of second language acquisition, À vous! offers both inductive and deductive grammar presentations, along with practical vocabulary and rich coverage of French and Francophone cultures. The five skills and the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning are integrated into each chapter, with special emphasis on cross-cultural comparisons.The À vous! program's innovative and comprehensive introduction to French language and culture encourages students to link an analytical approach to studying the French language with a personal, sensorial experience, much as they would encounter in the French-speaking countries of the world. They are given the opportunity to explore the varied cultures represented by the French language and the delightful flavors of French and Francophone cuisine through recipes presented in the textbook and in the video. Realia featured throughout the À vous! program provide a visual approach to culture, while audio and video clips of native speakers expose students to the various accents and dialectical differences within the Francophone world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Talk Italian Grammar


Author: Alwena Lamping
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 1406676098
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 264
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Talk Italian Grammar is the ideal resource for anyone setting out to learn Italian, at home or in a class. Using the tried-and-tested principles of the bestselling Talk series, it demystifies grammar and guides you through the key structures of Italian in a way that’s really easy to follow, even if you have no experience at all of grammar and grammatical terminology. With its straightforward approach and attractive layout, Talk Italian Grammar promotes a real understanding of how Italian works and how it relates to English. It contains clear explanations and hundreds of useful examples, learning tips and strategies. Interesting practice activities reinforce the language patterns and help you remember what you've learned. Talk Italian Grammar can be used successfully alongside any learning materials, and is also the perfect companion for the bestselling Talk Italian and Talk Italian 2. 264-page book.

World Music

A Global Journey - eBook & mp3 Value Pack
Author: Terry E. Miller,Andrew Shahriari
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317434366
Category: Music
Page: 544
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World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition takes students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression and cultural traditions. It is known for its breadth in surveying the world's major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As one would prepare for any journey, each chapter starts with background preparation, reviewing the historical, cultural, and musical overview of the region. Visits to multiple "sites" within a region provide in-depth studies of varied musical traditions. Music analysis begins with an experiential "first impression" of the music, followed by an "aural analysis" of the sound and prominent musical elements. Finally, students are invited to consider the cultural connections that give the music its meaning and life. Fourth Edition features: New sites! Plena from Puerto Rico Chuida from China Gagaku from Japan has returned from the Second Edition New "Inside Look" features spotlight distinguished ethnomusicologists such as Dr. Terence Liu, K.S. Resni, Dr. Sumarsam, Dr. Mick Moloney, Walter Mahovlich, Natalie MacMaster, and Gilbert Velez Addition of DANCE, inseparable to musical expression in some cultures Updates as needed, resulting from various changes in culture, politics, and war New and revised test questions, new photos, and other revised resources The dynamic companion website hosts interactive listening guides plus many student and instructor resources. A set of three CDs is available, with over three hours of diverse music examples necessary to the study. PURCHASING OPTIONS Print Paperback Pack - Book and CD set: 9781138911277 Print Hardback Pack - Book and CD set: 9781138911284 Audio CD: 9781138697805 eBook Pack - eBook and mp3 file: 9781315692791* *See VitalSource.com for various eBook options (mp3 audio compilation not available for separate sale)

Games for Teaching Primary French


Author: Danièle Bourdais,Sue Finnie
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1785830341
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 256
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Games for Teaching Primary French by Danièle Bourdais and Sue Finnie is a practical toolkit containing a wide variety of fun and engaging games for all abilities, from complete beginners to more competent learners. It includes a wide range of games, from 5-minute starters or plenaries to longer, more challenging games where learners can make substantial progress. It has been devised specifically for busy teachers with limited resources, budget and planning time, who want simple and effective ideas to use in the classroom. The games in this book cover all core aspects of the primary French curriculum and are organised into the key skills areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing, with additional parts on grammar, number games and sounds. These games allow learners to absorb and explore language in a variety of mediums, building up skills, knowledge and confidence in the process. The book is packed with techniques and games to support existing schemes of work and offers plenty of inspiration and ideas for teaching primary French. The straightforward, reliable, no-tech suggestions are based on sound pedagogy and years of classroom experience, and will help deliver great learning outcomes lesson after lesson. Teaching modern foreign languages can be challenging, and can be a daunting prospect for teachers who are not language experts themselves. Games for teaching primary French is designed to support teachers with easy to follow, ready to use ideas. These flexible games can be adapted to suit any topic and any ability level. For more experienced French teachers, there are plenty of new, imaginative and fun ideas to refresh your practice. The book is perfect for Key Stage 2 teachers who want ideas for teaching French and don’t have unlimited resources and planning time.

Introduction to Information Retrieval


Author: Christopher D. Manning,Prabhakar Raghavan,Hinrich Schütze
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139472100
Category: Computers
Page: N.A
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Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

V for Vendetta


Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 1401236316
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: N.A
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"Alan Moore outdoes himself... Extraordinary ... a poetic celebration of the powers of the imagination." - Kurt Loder, MTV A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything, comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts in this gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.

Street French 1

The Best of French Slang
Author: David Burke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 252
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Dialogues, games, puzzles, and exercises teach colloquial French and slang and how and when to use them

Emotional Agility

Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life
Author: Susan A. David
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592409490
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 274
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"The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year"--

Specimen Aural Tests

From 2011
Author: ABRSM
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781848492530
Category: Ear training
Page: 27
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'Specimen Aural Tests' provide teachers and students with many practice examples of the tests to use as part of a music lesson or when preparing for an exam. This volume covers Grade 6 and also includes the examiner rubrics (the exact words that will be used by the examiner to deliver the tests).

Touche!

Pres de Chez Moi 1 : Workbook
Author: Judy Comley,Michael Keast
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781876209902
Category: French language
Page: 44
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Touche ! provides a fresh, easy-to-use choice for busy teachers of French. With six semester-length, topic-based stages, Touche ! is geared to the crucial middle years where student motivation and experience of progress are so important. The Workbook contains a range of language consolidation and cultural extension activities that support the material in the Coursebook. These activities include: listening comprehension, word detective and grammar exercises, writing practice tasks and puzzles. There are also learning outcomes checklists to assist students in charting their own progress.

Home Improvement 1-2-3 (Home Depot 1-2-3)


Author: Better Homes & Gardens
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780696238505
Category: House & Home
Page: 560
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Home Improvement 1-2-3 is a workbench classic. The new edition—more than 600 projects, thousands of color photos, detailed illustrations, charts, and graphs, and a 90-minute DVD—offers up-to-the-minute solutions for homeowners tackling home repair, maintenance, and improvement. Chapters cover painting, wallpaper, plumbing, electrical system, walls and ceilings, flooring, doors, windows, cabinets, shelves, countertops, insulation, weatherproofing, exterior maintenance, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. Clear, concise instructions accompanied by detailed how-to photographs ensure success no matter what your skill level. Every project offers tips, shortcuts, and advice on buying and using tools and materials, working safely, avoiding common mistakes, saving time and money, and developing skills. Home Improvement 1-2-3 also reviews new tools, technology, materials, and installation techniques.

Façon de Parler 1 French for Beginners 5ED

Enhanced Edition
Author: Angela Aries,Dominique Debney
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444168444
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 180
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Façon de Parler 1 is the first of a two-volume, communicative course, specially designed for the adult beginner. Angela Aries and Dominique Debney guide you step by step through all the basic language skills you need for holiday, business or exams and there is plenty of opportunity to practise what you have learned as you go along. Each of the units contains the following: - lively, illustrated dialogues and comprehension questions - structured pair-work and group-work activities - basic vocabulary and useful expressions - grammar notes - listening comprehension (for work with the recordings, sold separately) There are also regular revision sections to consolidate the main topics and grammar points, while a useful reference section is followed by a French-English end vocabulary Façon de Parler 1 is ideal for group work and can also be used for individual study and revision purposes. This ebook contains the content from the course book, plus the audio component (9781444168457), a pack which contains three CDs featuring dialogues, passages and exercises from the coursebook, and a support booklet which includes an answer key and recording transcripts.

Foundations French 1


Author: Dounia Bissar,Helen Phillips,Cécile Tschirhart
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230366503
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 208
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palgrave foundations french 1 – a lively introduction for complete beginners • Designed for and used extensively on Institution-wide Language Programmes (IWLPs) including language options and electives, Open Learning Programmes and similar provision • 10 units fit the 20-24 week teaching year • Scripted and unscripted dialogues provide a diverse range of audio material • Integrated pair- and groupwork activities throughout • Contains a comprehensive self-study section for non-contact hours • Carefully reviewed and updated following extensive lecturer feedback • New photos and illustrations • CDs with every book Dounia Bissar is French Co-ordinator on the Open Language Programme at the London Metropolitan University. Helen Phillips is Deputy Director Applied Foreign Languages at the University of Bristol Language Centre. Cécile Tschirhart is Deputy Head of the Department of Education and formerly Director of the Open Language Programme at the London Metropolitan University. Tom Carty was Languages Programme Leader at Staffordshire University and the University of Wolverhampton Pic of 2 CDs as per cover image CD 2 audio CDs come with this book MP3 files and digital licences are available for institutions from Palgrave Macmillan. Visit http://www.palgrave.com/modernlanguages/license.asp#Digital

Teacher's handbook

contextualized language instruction
Author: Judith L. Shrum,Eileen W. Glisan
Publisher: Heinle
ISBN: 9781413004625
Category: Education
Page: 478
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TEACHER'S HANDBOOK is geared toward teacher training courses in college foreign language departments, since many TA's/GSI's teaching lower-division language courses are required to take a methods course or are education majors or students pursuing a teaching credential.

CDS 12 Years Topic-wise Solved Papers Mathematics, English & General Knowledge (2007-2018) - 3rd Edition


Author: Disha Experts
Publisher: Disha Publications
ISBN: 9387421627
Category:
Page: 900
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The thoroughly revised & updated 3rd edition of 'CDS 12 Years Mathematics, English & General Knowledge Topic-wise Solved Papers (2007 Feb - 2018 Feb)' consists of last 12 years (both Feb and November papers) from 2007 Paper 1 – 2018 Paper 1 solved papers of Elementary Mathematics, English and General Knowledge distributed into 42 topics. In all there are 23 Question papers from 2007 to 2018 - I which have been divided into the above discussed 42 topics. Practicing these questions, aspirants will come to know about the pattern and toughness of the questions asked in the examination. All the papers are divided into following sections: Section I – Mathematics which is distributed into 25 topics Section II – English is divided into 8 topics Section III – General Knowledge is divided into 9 topics The book contains 6460+ MILESTONE MCQ’s from the above 23 Question papers. The strength of the book lies in the originality of its question papers and Errorless Solutions. The solution of each and every question is provided in detail (step-by-step) so as to provide 100% concept clarity to the students.