For 50 years, Webster's New World has set the standard for clarity, ease of use, and reliability in English-language reference. The flagship product, Webster's New World "TM" College Dictionary -- now available in a special 50th anniversary printing of the fourth edition -- is the reference of choice for the Associated Press, most leading U.S. newspapers, and discerning businesspeople and students everywhere. The Webster's New World brand also includes many other outstanding reference titles: -- Authoritative dictionaries, thesauri, and other desk references for home and office -- Definitive handbook and notebook references that are ideal for students and business people -- Children's dictionaries and study aids to provide fun learning at an early age -- Handy "pocket" reference titles for people on the go -- Concise reference titles on specific topics from medicine to crossword puzzles A must for Spanish-language students, Spanish speakers, and travelers! Clad in durable vinyl and small enough to slip easily into a pocket or purse, this handy little bilingual dictionary concentrates on the essential vocabulary that people use in everyday situations. With over 25,000 entries, concise translations, a succinct grammar section, and broad coverage of Latin American Spanish, it's no wonder that previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies.
Vocabulary demonstrates a person's ability to communicate effectively -- a sure road to success. Webster's New World Pocket Vocabulary offers readers a concise, practical tool for building vocabulary, in a durable, portable format. The succinct format lets readers proceed at their own pace, starting at levels that appeal to students and continuing through levels that appeal to business professionals. Presenting information in an approachable, reader-friendly style, Webster's New World Pocket Vocabulary selects words that readers are most likely to encounter in educational and professional reading. The book is a pleasure to use, presenting words, definitions, sample sentences and usage as well as similar and related words. It features: * Word lists ranging from middle-school to professional levels * Word lists by topic from anatomy to zoology * Word listings include sample sentences or quotes, similar words, related words and clear definitions
Proven Strategies to Make the Most of Your Personal Connections (Collection)
Author: Richard Templar,Linda Elder,Richard Paul,Mark Woods,Trapper Woods,Merrick Rosenberg,Daniel Silvert
Publisher: FT Press
A brand new collection of 4 expert guides to building better personal relationships, connections, and careers! A breakthrough personal skills book collection: improve all your relationships, and become more successful at everything you do! You can learn to be more efficient, more productive, more engaging, more rational, more emotionally intelligent, and happier! This extraordinary collection of books is packed with all the learnable skills, techniques, and attitudes you’ll need. First, in The Rules of Life, Expanded Edition, Richard Templar uncovers 106 practical rules that happy, successful people follow, even if they’ve never thought about it. These are realistic, commonsense things you can do differently, starting today... small things that will make you happier… make you a better friend, partner, and parent… help you leave the world a better place. Next, in 30 Days to Better Thinking and Better Living Through Critical Thinking, Revised and Expanded Edition, Drs. Linda Elder and Richard Paul teach specific, easy-to-learn critical thinking techniques that help you cut through lies, gain insight, and make smarter choices about everything from money to intimate relationships. They’ll help you overcome poor thinking habits caused by self-delusion or out-of-control emotions... clarify what you want... recognize what you don’t know… resist brainwashing, manipulation, and hypocrisy... critically evaluate what you’re told by advertisers, politicians, your boss, and your family… avoid worrying, conformism, and blame! Then, in Attack Your Day , Mark and Trapper Woods present crucial “activity management” skills and 101 productivity strategies for achieving unprecedented effectiveness, and moving relentlessly towards your greatest life goals. Dramatically improve the way you prioritize activities… organize inherently more productive days… overcome procrastination forever… know how to “turn on a dime” without sacrificing focus … learn how and when to say NO to interruptions! Finally, in Taking Flight! , Merrill Rosenberg and Daniel Silvert reveal profound hidden patterns of human behavioral style. You’ll learn to use the proven DISC model of human behavior to become a more effective leader, salesperson, or teacher; revitalize your career; and build deeper relationships. Then, you’ll create your own personal action plan for making the most of your strengths, working around weaknesses, and supercharging your personal performance! From world-renowned personal performance experts Richard Templar, Linda Elder, Richard Paul, Mark Woods, Trapper Woods, Merrick Rosenberg, and Daniel Silvert
Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.
For 50 years, Webster's New World has set the standard for clarity, ease of use, and reliability in English-language reference. The flagship product, Webster's New World TM College Dictionary -- now available in a special 50th anniversary printing of the fourth edition -- is the reference of choice for the Associated Press, most leading U.S. newspapers, and discerning businesspeople and students everywhere. The Webster's New World brand also includes many other outstanding reference titles: -- Authoritative dictionaries, thesauri, and other desk references for home and office -- Definitive handbook and notebook references that are ideal for students and business people -- Children's dictionaries and study aids to provide fun learning at an early age -- Handy pocket reference titles for people on the go -- Concise reference titles on specific topics from medicine to crossword puzzlesDesigned for students in English or ESL classes as well as business people who want to improve their communications skills, this authoritative reference will help anyone speak and write more effectively. The book provides crystal-clear coverage of grammar basics -- from parts of speech and punctuation to tenses, clauses, and usage. But unlike other grammar guides, it also provides hundreds of examples that show how to apply grammatical rules in real-world writing situations.With its Webster's New World name, peerless practical guidance, and attractive price, this is sure to become the grammar guide of choice for everyone who wants to use the English language with confidence.
THE MOST USEFUL AND AUTHORITATIVE DICTIONARY YOU CAN OWN—OVER 163,000 ENTRIES Selected by the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice. Up-to-Date Entries for Today's World Nearly 7,500 new entries bring meaning and understanding to changes in lifestyles, technology, medicine, society, world politics and cultures, and more. Over 850 Illustrations, Photographs, and Maps Important people, places, objects, and concepts are clearly illustrated to help you recognize and identify them. Expanded Reference Information with a 4-Color World Atlas Numerous tables, charts, and lists provide a handy reference to geographical and other useful data. A special section also includes important historical documents, a guide to punctuation, and full-color maps of the world. Thousands of Geographical and Biographical Entries The people and places that shape our world are fully covered. Entries are part of the A-Z body of the dictionary, so they are easy to find. Many entries include maps or photographs. Helpful Notes, Examples, and Synonyms To help you choose words precisely, usage notes give important cautions and explanations. Examples put words into meaningful context. Synonym notes list related words and point out important differences in meaning. Easy to Read and Use Each page is designed so you don't have to work to find the information you want. The Definitive Guide to American English Webster's New World College Dictionary includes more unique Americanisms—nearly 12,000—than any other college dictionary. Its crisp, dynamic defining style is itself uniquely American.
With the continued implementation of new equipment and new concepts and methods, such as hydroponics and soilless practices, crop growth has improved and become more efficient. Focusing on the basic principles and practical growth requirements, the Complete Guide for Growing Plants Hydroponically offers valuable information for the commercial grower, the researcher, the hobbyist, and the student interested in hydroponics. It provides details on methods of growing that are applicable to a range of environmental growing systems. The author begins with an introduction that covers the past, present, and future of hydroponics. He also describes the basic concepts behind how plants grow, followed by several chapters that present in-depth practical details for hydroponic growing systems: The essential plant nutrient elements The nutrient solution Rooting media Systems of hydroponic culture Hydroponic application factors These chapters cover the nutritional requirements of plants and how to best prepare and use nutrient solutions to satisfy plant requirements, with different growing systems and rooting media, under a variety of conditions. The book gives many nutrient solution formulas and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of various hydroponic systems. It also contains a chapter that describes a school project, which students can follow to generate nutrient element deficiency symptoms and monitor their effects on plant growth.
Revolutionary hydroponic/soilless advances are being achieved by efficiently improving results with the application of new concepts, methods, and equipment. The new edition of a bestseller, Hydroponics: A Practical Guide for the Soilless Grower has been revised to reflect these advances with new chapters that provide essential information on greenhouse design, function, and methods for crop production and management. With approximately 40% additional material in the second edition, the book is a state-of-the-art, comprehensive guide. The second edition begins with the concepts of how plants grow and then describes the requirements necessary to be successful when using various hydroponic and soilless growing methods. The major focus is on the nutritional requirements of plants and how best to prepare and use nutrient solutions for different plants using various growing systems under a wide range of environmental conditions. Supported by a wealth of tables, figures, and nutrient formulas the book provides clear explanations of the advantages and disadvantages of each hydroponic growth system. Appropriate for a wide audience, this edition is a practical guide, overview, and handy reference for advanced hobbyists, commercial growers, and researchers.
Catherine Gaskins großer Familienroman erzählt von Männern, die ihr Leben im Glanz der Öffentlichkeit führen, und von Frauen, die diesen Ruhm oft teuer bezahlen müssen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
Werner Scholze-Stubenrecht,John Bradbury Sykes,M. Clark,Olaf Thyen
Author: Werner Scholze-Stubenrecht,John Bradbury Sykes,M. Clark,Olaf Thyen
Publisher: OXFORD University Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
Provides authoritative coverage of German and English with over 320,000 words and phrases, and 520,000 translations. Features include: essential grammatical information and language usage notes for both languages; cultural notes, providing interesting and helpful information on life in the German- and English-speaking world; boxed notes offering help with language usage and construction; and a centre section covering essential correspondence with sample letters, emails, CVs, resumes, telephone and text messaging.