Improve your reading and listening comprehension and make learning new vocabulary so much easier with 7 French short stories. Introducing: a fun and effective method of learning French When you can't slip away from daily life to immerse yourself in a French-speaking country, reading and listening to French stories is the next best thing. By learning this way you will be able to: Understand grammar concepts without the monotonous chore of memorizing rules Grasp new vocabulary that you can immediately put to use in everyday conversations, and Practice your listening skills with the stories narrated by a native French speaker. Improve your listening skills with the FREE audio! Familiarize yourself with spoken French. The over two hours of audio recorded by a French native speaker will drastically improve your pronunciation as well. Each story is recorded in 2 different ways: A slow version to help beginners improve their pronunciation A normal and natural speed for intermediate and advanced learners No more need for a dictionary Each story is broken down with a French and English glossary to introduce you to the words and phrases you might not understand. This removes any painful back and forth process of continually searching for definitions or translations. Ideal for beginner and intermediate level The stories are written for new French learners, but a basic understanding of French is recommended for maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. Perfect for anyone who wants to brush up on their French. Make the vocabulary stick With the vocabulary list recap at the end of each chapter, you can review what you have read and listened to and make sure that you don't forget any of the French words you learned. Learn essential vocabulary for everyday situations The book contains 7 stories about the following themes: Travelling, Cooking, Shopping, Love, School, Relationships, Movies. How will this book improve your French language skills? You will be able to train your ears to listen and understand spoken French. You will add 700+ French words and expressions into your vocabulary. You will be able to immediately put to use in everyday situations the vocabulary and grammar structures you learned. Ready to improve your French? Scroll up to the BUY NOW button and get started right away!
Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic
Author: Mohammad T. Alhawary
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
Al-'Arabiyya is the annual journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic and serves scholars in the United States and abroad. Al-'Arabiyya includes scholarly articles and reviews that advance the study, research, and teaching of Arabic language, linguistics, literature, and pedagogy.
Authors Shannon Hengen and Ashley Thomson have assembled a reference guide that covers all of the works written by the acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood since 1988, including her novels Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, and the 2000 Booker Prize winner, The Blind Assassin. Rather than just including Atwood's books, this guide includes all of Atwood's works, including articles, short stories, letters, and individual poetry. Adaptations of Atwood's works are also included, as are some of her more public quotations. Secondary entries (i.e. interviews, scholarly resources, and reviews) are first sorted by type, and then arranged alphabetically by author, to allow greater ease of navigation. The individual chapters are organized chronologically, with each subdivided into seven categories: Atwood's Works, Adaptations, Quotations, Interviews, Scholarly Resources, Reviews of Atwood's Works, and Reviews of Adaptations of Atwood's Works. The book also includes a chapter entitled 'Atwood on the Web,' as well as extensive author and subject indexes. This new bibliography significantly enhances access to Atwood material, a feature that will be welcomed by university, public, and school librarians. Margaret Atwood: A Reference Guide 1988-2005 will appeal not only to Atwood scholars, but to students and fans of one of Canada's greatest writers.
In this unique collection of audio stories about some of the world's most amazing artists, meet Michelangelo in 1485, when he was born in a small village in Tuscany. You'll travel with him to Rome at the age of 21 and understand how he came to complete some of the world's most influential pieces of art, including the Statue of David and the awe-inspiring ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which took him four years to complete. Meet also another Italian - the fascinating Rosalba Carriera, who from lowly beginnings went on to become an influential Rococo painter. Samuel Morse is of course known for developing Morse code however, few people realize that he was actually an artist. He painted influential figures including President John Adams and was the artist of pieces including Dying Hercules. Finally you'll get a unique insight to the amazing life of Leonardo da Vinci, who many believe to be the most diversely talented man to have lived. Understand his major works, including The Last Supper and Virgin of the Rocks within the context of his real life. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.
(Book). Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound tells the tale of this extraordinary company on its 50th anniversary, weaving together the American success story of the company founder, the role of key inventors and inventions, and the development of innovative music equipment products all against the backgrounds of American pop music and corporate competition in the music industry. Many Ampeg endorsees are profiled, including: Johnny Smith, James Jamerson, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Gary Karr, Victor Wooten, Bill Wyman, Jason Newsted, Michael Anthony and more. The result provides something of interest to musicians, collectors, and those who lived part of the history. Includes more than 200 photos and a color section.
Improve Your Spanish Listening Comprehension Skills With Ten Spanish Stories for Intermediate Level
Author: Claudia Orea
10 Spanish Short Stories to Boost Your Reading and Listening Comprehension Reading is one of the best activities you can do to learn new vocabulary and grammar structures. When coupled with audio material to boost your reading comprehension, it becomes an, even more, fun and effective method to improve your Spanish. Learn Spanish Vocabulary in Context The short stories will not just teach you new Spanish words, but also help you better understand the contexts in which the words can be used. This will help you develop a more natural flow of words when speaking Spanish. No Dictionary Needed With built-in glossaries throughout the text, you will learn hundreds of Spanish words, phrases, and expressions, without the need for a dictionary. This will let you enjoy an unhampered reading experience and boost your reading comprehension. Useful Story Themes for Intermediate Level The stories you will find inside this book are not only interesting to read, but also revolve around useful situations that you might encounter in everyday life. You can immediately put the words you learn to use! The story themes are: music, office, trips, cooking, luxury/money, beauty, weather, family, also dreams and nightmares. Improve Your Listening Skills and Pronunciation with Audio Practice your listening skills and familiarize yourself with spoken Spanish by listening to the free audio recorded by a native Spanish-speaker. When you listen to the audio supplement, you will be able to train your ear and familiarize yourself with how the words sound when spoken, as well as practice the pronunciation by following along to the audio. Ideal for Intermediate Level Spanish-Learners Some beginners may be able to enjoy the stories, but a basic understanding of Spanish is recommended to get maximum enjoyment and effectiveness out of the stories.Technical Details: 10 Spanish short stories with built-in Spanish-English glossary. 172 minutes of audio. 115 pages. Grab your copy today and start learning Spanish with short stories!
Wayne Allen Sallee has been writing the pain, and writing through the pain for decades. His work has found its way onto the pages of hundreds of magazines, multiple volumes of "The Year's Best Horror," onto award ballots and into the dark recesses of readers minds. His work is raw. His stories draw vivid, stark images and even darker pieces from the back doors of the imagination. This is volume I of his complete works. Volumes II and III are in production. The stories in this volume include: The Dennis Cassidy Trilogy I Am The American Dream The Touch Rail Rider Bullets Can’t Stop It The Scarlet Sponge Send in the Clown Wayne’s World Roustabout Fiends by Torchlight Mitch From Hunger I Cannot Protect Her Ever Again Midnight Mists Off Bubbly Creek Days of Fiction Past Joy Motel Chicago Claire de lune Lover Doll Faded Dreams of Division Street My Own Personal Jesus