Four Corners is an integrated four-skills English course for adults and young adults. The interleaved Four Corners Teacher's Edition with Assessment Audio CD/CD-ROM, Level 1 features complete teaching instructions, optional activities, photocopiable video activity sheets, video teaching notes, audio and video scripts, language summaries, and Student Book and Workbook answer keys. The Assessment CD-ROM provides a complete assessment program, including oral and written quizzes, as well as unit tests in printable PDF and Microsoft Word® formats.
21 Sketches and Plays for Young Learners and Teens
Author: Herbert Puchta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
Get on Stage! is a photocopiable resource book with 21 original sketches and plays for young learners and teens. The book is divided into four sections: Short humorous sketches, Medium-length sketches, Medium-length plays based on traditional stories and teen dramas. The DVD contains video recordings of three sample plays. The Audio CD contains audio recordings of a further 11 plays, and photocopiable worksheets to check students' comprehension and practise key vocabulary, lexical chunks and grammar. It also shows co-author Matt Devitt, professional actor and theatre director, rehearsing a play with a group of students.
In the Court of Queen's Bench at Westminster, Before Lord Chief Justice Cockburn, Mr. Justice Mellor, & Mr. Justice Lush, for Perjury, Commencing Wednesday, April 23, 1873, and Ending Saturday, February 28, 1874 ; to which is Prefixed a Biographical Sketch of the Defendant ; Dedicated to Her Majesty the Queen
Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional guides you through the tasks most new Linux users desire to perform while explaining potentially confusing concepts along the way. It provides an illustrated, step-by-step guide to Fedora installation and hardware configuration. You'll also learn how to install it alongside Windows, allowing you to switch between the operating systems at will. The book eases the transition from the Windows to the Linux desktop by focusing on key everyday tasks such as file management, peripheral configuration, MP3/video playback, and office tasks.
Configure, run, and troubleshoot Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Home Basic with the detailed coverage you’ll find in this comprehensive guide. With a task-based approach and clear instructions, this book helps you become an advanced user of Windows Vista—even if you’re just starting out. From administering your computer and surfing the Web securely to advanced maneuvers such as creating your own movies and burning DVDs, you’ll find what you need to master the powerful features of Windows Vista.
The need for information security management has never been greater. With constantly changing technology, external intrusions, and internal thefts of data, information security officers face threats at every turn. The Information Security Management Handbook on CD-ROM, 2006 Edition is now available. Containing the complete contents of the Information Security Management Handbook, this is a resource that is portable, linked and searchable by keyword. In addition to an electronic version of the most comprehensive resource for information security management, this CD-ROM contains an extra volume's worth of information that is not found anywhere else, including chapters from other security and networking books that have never appeared in the print editions. Exportable text and hard copies are available at the click of a mouse. The Handbook's numerous authors present the ten domains of the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) ®. The CD-ROM serves as an everyday reference for information security practitioners and an important tool for any one preparing for the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) ® examination. New content to this Edition: Sensitive/Critical Data Access Controls Role-Based Access Control Smartcards A Guide to Evaluating Tokens Identity Management-Benefits and Challenges An Examination of Firewall Architectures The Five "W's" and Designing a Secure Identity Based Self-Defending Network Maintaining Network Security-Availability via Intelligent Agents PBX Firewalls: Closing the Back Door Voice over WLAN Spam Wars: How to Deal with Junk E-Mail Auditing the Telephony System: Defenses against Communications Security Breaches and Toll Fraud The "Controls" Matrix Information Security Governance
With an Appendix: Containing the Most Approved Forms of Notarial and Commercial Precedents, Special and Common, Required in the Daily Transaction of Business, by Merchants, Traders, Notaries, Attornies, &c
Recent turbulence in the financial markets has highlighted the need for diversified portfolios with lower correlations between the different investments. Life settlements meet this need, offering investors the prospect of high, stable returns, uncorrelated with the broader financial markets. This book provides readers of all levels of experience with essential information on the process surrounding the acquisition and management of a portfolio of life settlements; the assessment, modelling and mitigation of the associated longevity, interest rate and credit risks; and practical approaches to financing and risk management structures. It begins with the history of life insurance and looks at how the need for new financing sources has led to the growth of the life settlements market in the United States. The authors provide a detailed exploration of the mathematical formulae surrounding the generation of mortality curves, drawing a parallel between the tools deployed in the credit derivatives market and those available to model longevity risk. Structured products and securitisation techniques are introduced and explained, starting with simple vanilla products and models before illustrating some of the investment structures associated with life settlements. Capital market mechanisms available to assist the investor in limiting the risks associated with life settlement portfolios are outlined, as are opportunities to use life settlement portfolios to mitigate the risks of traditional capital markets. The last section of the book covers derivative products, either available now or under consideration, that will reduce or potentially eliminate longevity risks within life settlement portfolios. It then reviews hedging and risk management strategies and considers how to measure the effectiveness of risk mitigation.