A Frequency Dictionary of French

Core Vocabulary for Learners
Author: Deryle Lonsdale,Yvon Le Bras
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135973504
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 320
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A Frequency Dictionary of French is an invaluable tool for all learners of French, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 23-million-word corpus of French which includes written and spoken material both from France and overseas, this dictionary provides the user with detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including English equivalents, a sample sentence, its English translation, usage statistics, and an indication of register variation. Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are thematically-organized lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing, and family terms. An engaging and highly useful resource, the Frequency Dictionary of French will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of French vocabulary. Deryle Lonsdale is Associate Professor in the Linguistics and English Language Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah). Yvon Le Bras is Associate Professor of French and Department Chair of the French and Italian Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah).

Grammaire progressive du francais. Niveau intermediaire. Con espansione online. Per le Scuole superiori

Author: Maïa Grégoire,Collective,Odile Thiévenaz
Publisher: CLE International
ISBN: 9782090381245
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 279
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"52 chapitres présentant les points généralement abordés aux niveaux A2 et B1 du Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues. 80 nouveaux exercices et activités communicatives. Un test d'évaluation avec ses corrigés. Le CD audio contient 14 documents sonores."--Editeur.

Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition Revised

Author: Frederic M. Wheelock,Richard A. LaFleur
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062016563
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 560
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The classic, single–volume introductory Latin textbook, introduced in 1956 and still the bestselling and most highly regarded textbook of its kind. Wheelock's Latin, sixth edition, revised, has all the features that have made it the best–selling single–volume beginning Latin textbook, many of them revised and expanded: o 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings based on ancient Roman authors o Self–tutorial exercises with an answer key for independent study o An extensive English–Latin/ Latin–English vocabulary section o A rich selection of original Latin readings –– unlike other textbooks which contain primarily made–up Latin texts o Etymological aids Also includes maps of the Mediterranean, Italy and the Aegean area, as well as numerous photographs illustrating aspects of classical culture, mythology, and historical and literary figures presented in the chapter readings. o The leading self–tutorial Latin program. Also great for college and accelerated high school courses. o Wheelock's Latin is the top–selling Latin reference in the US. o Interest and enrolments in Latin have been steadily rising in the U.S. for the past 20 years. One–half million people are currently enrolled in Latin classes, and at least 10,000 teachers, professors and graduate assistants are teaching the language in America.

Reading Latin

Author: Peter Jones,Keith Sidwell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107618703
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 320
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A bestselling Latin course designed to help mature beginners read classical Latin fluently and intelligently. The Text and Vocabulary presents a series of carefully graded original classical Latin texts, initially adapted but later unadulterated. It accompanies the Grammar and Exercises volume, but could be used as a self-standing beginner's reader.

Gimmick I

Author: Adrienne
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393044744
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 185
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Presents a contemporary vocabulary program designed to teach everyday French and includes a glossary of idioms and modern slang terms

Discovering Albanian I Textbook

Author: Linda Mëniku,Héctor Campos
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299250830
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 416
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Approximately five million people worldwide speak Albanian. The opening of Albania in the 1990s to broader trading and diplomatic relations with other nations has created a need for better knowledge of the language and culture of this country. This book teaches the student to communicate in everyday situations in the language, with each chapter introducing a new situational context. Students learn to discuss work, vacations, health, and entertainment. Students also learn to practice basic skills such as shopping, ordering tickets, and renting an apartment. Upon completing this textbook, students will be at the A2/B1 level of proficiency on the scale provided by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The textbook includes: • eighteen lessons based on real-life situations, including three review lessons • dialogues to help introduce vocabulary and grammatical structures • comprehension questions and exercises • related readings at the end of each chapter • full translations for all examples discussed in grammar sections • a series of appendixes with numerous charts summarizing main classes of nouns, adjectives, and verbs • an appendix with the solutions to most of the exercises in the book • a glossary with all the words in the dialogs and readings.

Arsène Lupin, The Gentleman Burglar

Author: Maurice Leblanc
Publisher: Nicolae Sfetcu
Category: Fiction
Page: 158
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Arsene Lupin, The Gentleman Burglar is a collection of nine stories, written by Maurice Leblanc, who constitute the first adventures of Arsene Lupin. The color cover of the original edition is designed by Henri Goussé. The first story in the collection, The Arrest of Arsene Lupin, was published in July 1905 in the newspaper Je sais tout. This is the first story implementing Arsène Lupin. It has a real success, Maurice Leblanc is encouraged to write the sequel by his editor. Or, as the author is perplexed on how to continue the adventures of a hero who has been locked up, the publisher ordered to him to escape. The saga of the gentleman thief was born. Several new appeared in Je sais tout, at irregular intervals, until 1907, before being grouped in volume.

The Ultimate French Review and Practice

Author: David Stillman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071744169
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 448
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Gain confidence in your French-language communication using the method trusted by more than 200,000 students The Ultimate French Review and Practice gives you a good grasp of grammar so you can build your skills and confidence in communication. Each grammatical concept is explained and illustrated with engaging sentence examples; you'll also get extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation. This book + download package includes: More than 400 exercises, in addition to 200 exercises on the accompanying download A Pre-Test that identifies your strengths and weaknesses and a Post-Test that helps you review your progress, both on the download Topics include: Verbs--Basic Forms and Uses, Present Tense, Present Tense of Irregular Verbs, Negative Sentences, Interrogative Sentences, Imperative, Passé Composé, Imperfect, Imperfect versus Passé Composé, Reflexive Verbs, Future and Conditional, Conditional Sentences, Pluperfect, Future Perfect, and Past Conditional, Passe Simple, Present Participles, Uses of the Infinitive, Nouns and Their Modifiers, Pronouns, Nouns: Gender, Number and Articles, Uses of Articles, Stressed Pronouns, Subject-Verb Agreement, Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives and Pounouns, Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns, Adjectives, Comparative and Superlative, Object Pronouns, Numbers, Time, Dates, Adverbs, Negatives and Indefinites, Prepositions, Prepositions with Geographical Names, Verbs in Two-Clause Sentences, Relative Clauses, The Present Subjunctive, The Past Subjunctive, Literary Subjunctives, The Subjunctive, Idiomatic Usage, The Passive Voice and Substitutes for the Passive, Important Idioms and Proverbs, Verb Charts

New Key Geography Connections

Author: David Waugh,Tony Bushell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780748797028
Category: Education
Page: 144
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This new edition of David Waugh and Tony Bushell's Key Geography provides the support you need to deliver the 2014 KS3 Programme of Study, with a focus on developing key geographical skills and techniques to prepare students for Key Stage 4. Connections includes chapters on Rivers, coasts and glaciation and India and Asia.

20 Games to Create with Scratch

Author: Max Wainewright
Publisher: How to Code: A Step by Step Gu
ISBN: 9781682970843
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 80
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With the help of robots and step-by-step instructions, this book provides all the code needed to build, play, and share 20 games using Scratch. The games are split across five difficulty levels.

First French at School

Author: Kathy Gemmell,Jenny Tyler,Sue Stitt
Publisher: Edc Pub
ISBN: 9780746010594
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 32
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Beginning lessons in French vocabulary and grammar are accompanied by puzzles and games featuring Sophie and Henri Noisette and their friends at school.


An Annotated Bibliography
Author: John Sinkankas
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810826557
Page: 1216
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Sinkankas is the prime authority on gemology (author of Gem Cutting, Gemstones of North America, Beryl, Emerald...) and an expert gem cutter. He is eminently competent to present the critical remarks upon the 7,458 books here given meticulous description, synopsis, and criticism. Sinkankas owned most of these titles (his library was sold to the Gemological Institute of America) and has continued to handle other copies in his bookselling capacity. A noble work that will stand unchallenged for decades. Running headings are absent. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR