Easier English Student Dictionary

Over 35,000 terms clearly defined

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1024

View: 307

This edition offers over 32,000 terms used in international English. The selection is based on the frequency with which words occur in everyday language and analyses of the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) exam syllabuses. Includes phonetic pronunciation, collocations, example sentences and information on social and cultural life. 'The best on my desk...so practical.' - El Sharma

A Dictionary of Catch Phrases

Author: Eric Partridge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 743

A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.

AARP Face Your Fears

A Proven Plan to Beat Anxiety, Panic, Phobias, and Obsessions

Author: David Tolin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 293

View: 610

AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. AARP Face Your Fears shows you how to reclaim your life from crippling anxiety with a revolutionary step-by-step approach. Nearly a third of all people will suffer from severe or debilitating fears—phobias, panic attacks, obsessions, worries, and more—over the course of a lifetime. Now Dr. David Tolin—a renowned psychologist and scientist at the Institute of Living and Yale featured on such programs as The OCD Project, Hoarders, The Dr. Oz Show, and Oprah—offers help for nearly every type of anxiety disorder. Dr. Tolin explains what fear really is, why you should face—not avoid—your fear, and how to beat your fear using gradual exposure techniques. Practical action steps and exercises help you learn this unique approach to facing fear without crutches or other unhelpful things found in many other programs in order to achieve a life that is free of debilitating anxieties. Self-help guide that gives you the tools to take charge and overcome your fears Written by a leading authority on anxiety and based on the latest research Provides a practical, step-by-step plan for beating many different kinds of fears—including social anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and phobias AARP Face Your Fears will change the way you think about fear and what to do about it. This up-to-date, evidence-based, and user-friendly self-help guide to beating phobias and overcoming anxieties walks you step by step through the process of choosing courage and freedom over fear.

Matter

Its Properties & Its Changes

Author: Tom DeRosa

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 740

SCIENCE IS A GREAT AREA TO TEACH, BECAUSE CHILDREN HAVE A NATURAL CURIOSITY ABOUT THE WORLD. THEY WANT TO KNOW WHY AND HOW THINGS WORK, WHAT THINGS ARE MADE OF, AND WHERE THEY CAME FROM.

Build Your Own Life

A Self-help Guide for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome

Author: Wendy Lawson

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 520

Annotation "In this book, Wendy Lawson guides others on the autism spectrum through the confusing map of life, tackling the building bricks of social existence one by one with humour, insight and practical suggestions."

Humilitas

A Lost Key to Life, Love, and Leadership

Author: John Dickson

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 497

Humility, or holding power loosely for the sake of others, is sorely lacking in today’s world. Without it, many people fail to develop their true leadership potential and miss out on genuine fulfillment in their lives and their relationships. Humilitas: A Lost Key to Life, Love, and Leadership shows how the virtue of humility can turn your strengths into true greatness in all areas of life. Through the lessons of history, business, and the social sciences, author John Dickson shows that humility is not low self-esteem, groveling, or losing our distinct gifts. Instead, humility both recognizes our inherent worth and seeks to use whatever power we have at our disposal on behalf of others. Some of the world’s most inspiring and influential players have been people of immense humility. The more we learn about humility, the more we understand how essential it is to a satisfying career and personal life. By embracing this virtue, we will transform for good the unique contributions we each make to the world.

Out-of-the-Box Leadership

Author: Paul D. Houston

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 932

In this handbook that combines research and reflective exercises, recognized experts discuss transformative leadership, leadership alternatives, improvements in school reform, and challenges in leadership roles.

Second Chance

Author: Jane Green

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 321

Jane Green, author of the bestsellers The Love Verb and The Beach House, examines love, life, and friendships in her moving and entertaining novel Second Chance. Holly Macintosh is sitting round her kitchen table with her oldest friends - friends she hasn't seen since school - now reunited by an unexpected tragedy and catching up on the past 20 years. On the surface, they are all successful and happy. But scratch a little deeper after that extra glass of wine and it's not quite so straightforward: Paul and Anna are struggling to have a baby, Saffron the actress is still waiting for that really big break that - at 39 - is looking less and less likely, and Olivia, always the wallflower of the group, is newly single and mourning her lost love. And what about Holly Mac? Can she and her husband Marcus get their marriage back on track for the sake of the children? Or has someone just come back into her life who will change everything forever? 'A corker of a story' Heat 'Witty and wise . . . another winner' Daily Express 'Will keep you entertained to the last page' Cosmopolitan

Republican Party Reptile

The Confessions, Adventures, Essays and (Other) Outrages of . . .

Author: P. J. O'Rourke

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 220

View: 311

Writings from the old-school Republican and New York Times–bestselling author of How the Hell Did This Happen?: “Hilarious” (Christopher Buckley, author of Thank You for Smoking). In this collection of pieces, the outrageous political satirist renowned for such classics as Parliament of Whores takes on a wide range of cultural and political issues, and explains the platform of the Republican Party Reptile: “I think our agenda is clear. We are opposed to: government spending, Kennedy kids, seat-belt laws, busing our children anywhere other than Yale, trailer courts near our vacation homes, all tiny Third World countries that don’t have banking secrecy laws, aerobics, the UN, taxation without tax loopholes, and jewelry on men. We are in favor of: guns, drugs, fast cars, free love (if our wives don’t find out), a sound dollar, and a strong military with spiffy uniforms. There are thousands of people in America who feel this way, especially after three or four drinks. If all of us would unite and work together, we could give this country . . . well, a real bad hangover.” “To say that P. J. O’Rourke is funny is like saying the Rocky Mountains are scenic—accurate but insufficient. At his best he’s downright exhilarating . . . Republican Party Reptile is as rambunctiously entertaining as a greased pig catching contest. If you can find a funnier writer than P. J. O’Rourke, buy him a brandy, but don’t lend him the keys to your pickup.” —Chicago Tribune