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2,001 Most Useful German Words (Dover Language Guides German Ser.)

by Dover Joseph W. Moser

This dictionary-format reference presents the German word, its definition, a sentence in German to show context, and the English translation. It features all of the latest terminology relating to computers, cell phones, and other digital forms of technology. Quick reference charts offer tips on vocabulary and grammar, plus common expressions.

2,001 Most Useful Italian Words

by Giovanni Dettori

The ideal travel companion and at-home reference, this volume features over 2,000 common Italian words, each accompanied by a brief definition, a sentence in Italian demonstrating proper usage, and a translation. These up-to-date terms cover twenty-first-century digital technologies and consumer electronics, and a convenient category section offers greetings and words related to food, the family, days of the week, and the seasons, plus helpful tips on vocabulary and grammar.

2,001 Most Useful Spanish Words (Dover Language Guides Spanish Ser.)

by Dr Pablo Garcia Loaeza

The ideal travel companion and at-home reference, this volume features over 2,000 common Spanish words, each accompanied by a brief definition, a sentence in Spanish demonstrating proper usage, and a translation. These up-to-date terms cover technology and consumer electronics, and a convenient section offers category words related to food, the family, days of the week, and the seasons. Also included are helpful tips on vocabulary and grammar.

2,001 Palabras Inglesas Mas Utiles para Hispanoparlantes (Dover Language Guide)

by Pablo Garcia Loaeza

A practical compilation of common English words, this volume features up-to-date vocabulary related to the Internet, cell phones, wireless networks, and other digital technologies. Dover's "all-in-one" format for each alphabetical entry includes the word in English and Spanish, its usage in a sentence in English, and its Spanish translation. Other supplements include a word study section of English/Spanish cognates and a quick reference section, organized by category, with terms for shopping and dining along with numbers, colors, and other common words.Esta recopilación de palabras comunes en inglés incluye vocabulario vigente relacionado con el internet, la telefonía celular, las redes inalámbricas y otras tecnologías digitales. Para cada entrada en orden alfabético, el formato “todo en uno” de Dover comprende una palabra en inglés, su traducción al español y su aplicación en una frase tanto en inglés como en español. La publicación incluye una sección didáctica sobre cognados inglés/español y otra de referencia temática, organizada por categorías, con términos para ir a comer o de compras, así como números, colores, y otras palabras comunes.

250 Essential Chinese Characters Volume 1

by Philip Yungkin Lee Darell Tibbles

This is an invaluable study guide for learning basic Chinese characters.250 Essential Chinese Characters Volume 1 is a second edition, completely revised and with 50 percent new material. Featuring a new design; tips for mastery throughout; exercises in AP-exam format; progressive review sections; and several indices, this volume is a crucial learning tool for anyone interested in Chinese.Master each character's radical, stroke count and meaningGrow in proficiency by learning compound wordsExample sentences show how to use them in contextReview activities reinforce your leaning progressHelpful writing guides and practice grids for every characterAfter studying this book together with its companion, 250 Essential Chinese Characters, Volume 2, you'll have learned 500 of the most important characters in Chinese, and thousands of words in which they appear. Whether you're new to Chinese or coming back for review, each of these 250 characters offers you ways to improve your Chinese skills.

250 Essential Chinese Characters Volume 2

by Philip Yungkin Lee Darell Tibbles

More than a simple update, 250 Essential Chinese Characters Volume 2 offers 250 more characters in the extremely useful learning format that learners and teachers alike continue to praise.Following in the footsteps of the newly released Volume 1, it includes everything that today's learners and teachers want: tips for mastery throughout; special exercises in AP-exam format; progressive review sections; and several indexes.

250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters Volume 1 Revised

by Kanji Text University of Tokyo

"This is the best kanji book available today. Designed for beginners with a basic knowledge of Japanese to use in the classroom on for self-study."--Modern Language JournalEveryday tasks like finding a street address or buying a train ticket can be an ordeal in Japan if you don't read kanji-the system of Japanese writing based on Chinese characters. A group of teachers from the prestigious University of Tokyo have pooled their talents to create 250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters in two volumes: a practical way to learn the kanji most frequently used in daily life in Japan. Each lesson helps you master a new group of kanji, using an extremely effective approach that focuses on you, the learner, taking an active part.Introductory Quizzes introduce everyday situations where you encounter kanji.Vocabulary sections help you understand the readings and meanings of the kanji.New Character Charts teach you new kanji systematically&#8212for each character you'll learn its meanings, its basic on-kun readings, its stroke order, common compounds, and derivations.Practice sections help you improve your skills in recognizing and using the kanji.Advanced Placement Exam Practice Questions for each lesson follow the format of the College Boards Japanese Language and Culture examination.

250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters Volume 1 Revised

by Kanji Text University of Tokyo

"This is the best kanji book available today. Designed for beginners with a basic knowledge of Japanese to use in the classroom on for self-study."--Modern Language JournalEveryday tasks like finding a street address or buying a train ticket can be an ordeal in Japan if you don't read kanji-the system of Japanese writing based on Chinese characters. A group of teachers from the prestigious University of Tokyo have pooled their talents to create 250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters in two volumes: a practical way to learn the kanji most frequently used in daily life in Japan. Each lesson helps you master a new group of kanji, using an extremely effective approach that focuses on you, the learner, taking an active part.Introductory Quizzes introduce everyday situations where you encounter kanji.Vocabulary sections help you understand the readings and meanings of the kanji.New Character Charts teach you new kanji systematically&#8212for each character you'll learn its meanings, its basic on-kun readings, its stroke order, common compounds, and derivations.Practice sections help you improve your skills in recognizing and using the kanji.Advanced Placement Exam Practice Questions for each lesson follow the format of the College Boards Japanese Language and Culture examination.

250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters Volume 2 Revised

by Kanji Text University of Tokyo

Tackling kanji-the system of Japanese writing based on Chinese characters-is the most challenging aspect of learning the Japanese language. 250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters Volume 1 and Volume 2 are time-tested books that have now been enhanced and revised using proven methods from the Kanji Text Research Group at the University of Tokyo.Together, these updated volumes incorporate all 410 kanji required for the AP exam, along with practice questions. Each lesson helps you master a new group of kanji, with either an etymology or a memory aid offered to give students a basis for understanding and memorizing the kanji systematically and correctly.

3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won't Teach You in School

by Eleanor Hamer Fernando Díez Urdanivia

No matter how much Spanish you study, it’s nearly impossible to fully convince the native-speakers that you’ve got it. Even those estudiantes perfectos who have seemingly mastered speaking a foreign language in a classroom run into problems in real-life situations. 3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won’t Teach You in School goes beyond classroom Spanish by thoroughly explaining expressions, idioms, and quirks used daily by native speakers. This must-have manual also includes information on pronunciation, manners, abbreviations, and culture, making it much more than a phrase book! Learn within these pages everything you need to know to speak colloquial Spanish, including: Translation of common proverbs: like When in Rome, do as the Romans do.Slang: Like ¡Alivianate!— cheer up or get highDual words: like integro and entero—with the same meaning.False cognates: Words that are similar but have very different meanings in English and Spanish So next time you plan a trip or just want to impress your friends, pick up 3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won’t Teach You in School and drop the stuffy high school phrase book!

5 Steps To A 5: AP Spanish Language

by Dennis LaVoie

Get ready for your AP Spanish Language and Culture exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide! The wildly popular test prep guide-- updated and enhanced with a complete audio program on MP3 disk --5 Steps to a 5 AP Spanish Language and Culture 2017 provides a proven strategy to achieving high scores on this demanding Advanced Placement exam. This logical and easy-to-follow instructional guide introduces an effective 5-step study plan to help students build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence they need to reach their full potential. The book helps students master both the multiple-choice section of the exam, including print and audio texts, as well as the free-response section, including interpersonal and presentational writing and speaking questions and prompts. In addition, it offers comprehensive answer explanations and sample responses. Written by an exam developer who shares hundreds of reliable tips and in-the-know strategies, this insider's guide reflects the latest course syllabus and includes2 full-length practice exams, plus the most up-to-date scoring information. 2 full-length practice exams A complete MP3 audio program on disk enables students to develop solid listening-comprehension skills and gain valuable interactive speaking practice The5 Steps to a 5 series has prepared millions of students for success The 5 Steps to a 5: AP Spanish Language and Culture 2017effective 5-step plan breaks down test preparation into stages: 1. Set Up Your Study Program 2. Determine Your Test Readiness 3. Develop Strategies for Success 4. Develop the Knowledge You Need to Score High 5. Build Your Test-Taking Confidence.

50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners (Teaching Strategies Series)

by Michael Jordan Adrienne Herrell

50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners includes a rich assortment of practical strategies aligned to TESOL standards, which have been field-tested in diverse classrooms. Each strategy includes a brief explanation, step-by-step instructions on how to plan and use the strategy, and classroom scenarios demonstrating how the strategy can be adapted for different grade levels and content areas. The authors have included additional strategies in language and literacy development, technology, and assessment to support both pre-service and in-service teachers. The Fifth Edition represents a major change in standards-based education that helps educators meet the additional challenges of the Common Core State Standards in the process of acquiring English. Included are six new strategies, self-evaluation rubrics, adaptation charts, classroom examples demonstrating approaches to CCSS, video links, pop-ups encouraging further reading, and a glossary of terms encountered in the text. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

50 Ways to Improve Your French: Teach Yourself

by Lorna Wright Marie-Jo Morelle

Do you have a working knowledge of French, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written French is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Polish your French with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your French touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:Only got a minute?A 60-second introduction to French to get you started.Only got five minutes?Get to grips with French and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the French language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Lorna Wright and Marie-Jo Morelle's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatibleFor your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads

50 Ways to Improve Your German: Teach Yourself

by Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward

Is this the right course for me?Do you have a working knowledge of German, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written German is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Polish your German with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your German touches all essential bases and is divided into easily digestible.Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Only got a minute?A 60-second introduction to German to get you started.Only got five minutes?Get to grips with German and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the German language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatible.For your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads

50 Ways to Improve Your Italian: Teach Yourself

by Valeria Malandra

Is this the right course for me?Do you have a working knowledge of Italian, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Italian is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Polish your Italian with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your Italian touches all essential bases and is divided into easily digestible sections.Learn effortlessly with an easy-to-read page design and interactive features:Only got a minute?A 60-second introduction to Italian to get you started.Only got five minutes?Get to grips with Italian and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the Italian language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Valeria Malandra's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatible.For your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads

50 Ways to Improve your Portuguese: Teach Yourself

by Helena Tostevin Manuela Cook

Do you have a working knowledge of Portuguese, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Portuguese is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Polish your Portuguese with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your Portuguese touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:Only got a minute?A 60-second introduction to Portuguese to get you started.Only got five minutes?Get to grips with Portuguese and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the Portuguese language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Manuela Cook and Helena Tostevin's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatible.For your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads

50 Ways to Improve your Spanish: Teach Yourself

by Keith Chambers

Do you have a working knowledge of Spanish, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Spanish is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Polish your Spanish with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your Spanish touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:Only got a minute?A 60-second introduction to Spanish to get you started.Only got five minutes?Get to grips with Spanish and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the Spanish language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Keith Chambers' many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatible.For your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads

500 Basic Korean Verbs

by Kyubyong Park

This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbs Korean grammar is notoriously difficult for foreigners to master but is essential for those wishing to learn Korean. East-to-use500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners. Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to the Korean language and verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (romanized, Hangeul, and English). Included in this book are: Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood. "Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern. Sample sentences demonstrating the verb's correct usage. Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences. Includes Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers. Two—color design makes reference easy.

500 Basic Korean Verbs: The Only Comprehensive Guide to Conjugation and Usage

by Kyubyong Park

This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbsKorean verbs are notorious in their difficulty for foreigners to master. East-to-use 500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners.Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (romanized, Hangeul, and English).Included in this book are:Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood."Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern.Sample sentenes demonstrating the verb's correct usage.Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences.Includes Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers.Two--color design makes reference easy.

500 Basic Korean Verbs: The Only Comprehensive Guide to Conjugation and Usage

by Kyubyong Park

This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbsKorean verbs are notorious in their difficulty for foreigners to master. East-to-use 500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners.Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (romanized, Hangeul, and English).Included in this book are:Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood."Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern.Sample sentenes demonstrating the verb's correct usage.Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences.Includes Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers.Two--color design makes reference easy.

500 Basic Korean Verbs

by Kyubyong Park

This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbsKorean verbs are notorious in their difficulty for foreigners to master. East-to-use 500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners.Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (romanized, Hangeul, and English).Included in this book are:Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood."Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern.Sample sentenes demonstrating the verb's correct usage.Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences.Includes Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers.Two--color design makes reference easy.

500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions: An Annotated Frequency Dictionary

by Liwei Jiao Benjamin Stone

500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions is a dictionary of key Chinese proverbs or suyu. Suyu are vivid and colourful expressions widely used in Chinese language. The smooth use of chengyu in Chinese writing and of suyu in spoken Chinese not only makes communication more effective, it is also an indicator of mastery of the language. This dictionary will provide an ideal resource for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese. Concise and practical, it draws upon a large corpus of authentic language data to present 500 of the most commonly used Chinese suyu. The suyu are listed and organised according to their frequency, enabling easy and convenient access for the reader. Each proverb listing: is given in both simplified and traditional characters offers an English translation, followed by English equivalents is followed by two examples, written in Chinese, Pinyin and English, plus explanations and usage notes. Examples are given in the form of dialogues reflecting typical situations, and helpful cultural annotations are provided throughout. A Pinyin index, a stroke index and a Chinese word index are presented at the back of the book and accompanying audio is also available for free download at www.routledge.com/9780415501491. Recorded by native speakers and covering the whole range of proverbs, expressions and example sentences featured in the book, this invaluable resource will help students to build up strong comprehension and communication skills. This dictionary is suitable both for class use and independent study and will be of keen interest to students and teachers of Chinese alike.

500 Common Korean Idioms

by Danielle O. Pyun

500 Common Korean Idioms is a useful learner’s tool that presents the 500 most commonly used Korean idioms in a clear and easy-to-follow manner. Structured with practicality in mind, the book presents: idioms with their literal and natural translations; usage notes describing the meaning, typical use, and any related cultural topic; several example sentences providing context and showing appropriate use of each idiom; important vocabulary and expressions highlighted in each chapter for review; an MP3 file for each idiom (online). Suitable for intermediate to advanced learners of Korean, 500 Common Korean Idioms provides a step-by-step approach to gaining greater fluency through a grasp of the most common idioms in the language.

500 French Verbs For Dummies

by Erotopoulos

Vexed by French verbs? Fear no more!In 500 French Verbs For Dummies, beginning French language learners can find a quick reference for verbs in the basic present tenses. More advanced French speakers can utilize this book to learn more complex verb tenses and conjugations as well as advanced verbs with irregular endings. One page for each of the 500 most commonly used verbs in the French language --alphabetically arranged and numbered for easy referenceSpecial designation of the 50 most essential French verbsA summary of basic French grammar that includes verb tenses and moodsAn explanation of verb conjugation--the seven simple and seven compound tenses, as well as the imperativeThe accompanying CD-ROM includes flash cards and multiple choice questions with audio for practicing French verb conjugations and pronunciation500 French Verbs For Dummies is beneficial for students, travelers, professionals, and life-long learners who need a reference to the intricacies of French verb usage.

500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies

by Cecie Kraynak

An easy, fun reference for learning Spanish at home or in schoolVerbs in Spanish can be conjugated in six different ways, depending on the speaker and audience. In addition, there are fifteen different tenses in which verbs are used, making a total of 80 different conjugations for each verb. This knowledge can make anyone's head spin -- but fear not! Dummies has it covered.500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies is the ultimate guide to learning and conjugating verbs in the Spanish language. Beginners to the language will find quick reference for verbs in the basic present tenses, and advanced speakers will learn the more complex tenses of verbs as well as memorize advanced verbs with irregular endings.500 of the most commonly used Spanish verbs are presented alphabetically and numbered for easy referenceAn additional index of 1,500+ Spanish verbs with the English translation of the infinitiveIncludes a summary of basic Spanish grammar, including verb tenses and moodsAccompanying CD features memorization drills and exercisesComplete with English translations, pronunciation guides, and examples of common verb use in everyday conversation, 500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies is an essential reference tool for any level of Spanish speaker.

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