Category: Reference

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Money Lessons: How to manage your finances to get the life you want

Description If you spent one hour a month nurturing your finances for the next twelve months, how would you feel this time next year, what would be different?Mapping out a plan for achieving your big goals and managing everyday spending, Money Lessons is your own pocket financial expert. Whether you have it or not, money is often as difficult to talk about as it is to handle. Many of us will at one point need advice on how to: – ask for a pay rise – save up to buy a place – pay for a mortgage – finance a career move – budget for a wedding...

Creative Writing (Idiot's Guides) 0

Creative Writing (Idiot’s Guides)

Description Creative writing is arguably the ultimate form of self-expression. Ideal for anyone interested in writing (student or not), Idiot’s Guides: Creative Writing helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme. And readers will be able to hone their writing skills and boost their creativity with writing prompts and exercises. Download Links Server1  |  Server2

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The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization,…

Description The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking, Fast and Slow This is a little book of profound questions—unknowns that address the secrets of our world, our civilization, the meaning of life. Here are the deepest riddles that have fascinated, obsessed, and haunted the greatest thinkers of our time, including Nobel laureates, cosmologists, philosophers, economists, prize-winning novelists, religious scholars, and more than 250 leading scientists, artists, and theorists. In The Last Unknowns, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, asks “a...

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British Sign Language For Dummies

Description Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-Rom This lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial expressions used to sign accurately, while the companion CD-Rom features real-life BSL conversations in action to further your understanding. With these practical tools, you’ll become an expert signer in no time! British Sign Language For Dummies includes: Starting to sign – learn about Deaf communication and practise simple signs to get you going Learning everyday BSL – develop the grammar and vocabulary skills that are the building blocks...

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Speak Up!: An Illustrated Guide to Public Speaking, Third Edition

Description An introduction to public speaking that’s smart, compelling, fun, and affordable, Speak Up offers great writing and examples, strong coverage of course topics, practical guidelines for creating effective presentations, and hundreds of custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech concepts to life.  This new edition adapts Speak Up to the emerging world of virtual meetings, vlogs, digital platforms, and e-learning with new coverage throughout that helps students develop and deliver presentations online. Speak Up takes advantage of the media by integrating speech video and assessment right into the book, modeling techniques and helping students apply their knowledge to their own speeches. Access is automatic and includes more than 200 video clips, the...

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A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar

Description A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar conveniently summarizes introductory grammar knowledge into dictionary format. Student acquires a knowledge of basic grammar in more than provided by textbook descriptions, learning the difference between similar grammatical representations, and a review of basic grammar. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 22.4 MB)

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Teach Yourself Korean

Description Using both book and CDs, Teach Yourself Korean is the course for anyone who wants to progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking and writing Korean with confidence. Although aimed at those with no previous knowledge, it is equally suitable for anyone wishing to brush up existing knowledge for a holiday or business trip. Key structures and vocabulary are introduced in 14 thematic units progressing from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations to travelling and making complaints. The emphasis is on communication throughout with important language structures introduced through dialogues on the accompanying recording. The dialogues focus on real-life situations which feature...

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The Complete Guide to ACT Reading

Description Contrary to popular belief, the ACT Reading Comprehension section is not simply a test of speed but also one of logic.The Complete Guide to ACT Reading combines fundamentals of comprehension with test-taking techniques to explain how to maximize your score by approaching the test strategically. Includes: -Extensive strategies for managing time throughout the Reading Comprehension section both as a whole and on each passage/question set. -An in-depth explanation of skimming techniques — learn to focus on the most important parts of a passage without getting lost in the details, and to locate key information more rapidly as you work through the questions. -An overview of...

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Grammar Crammer: How to Write Perfect Sentences

Description The Grammar Crammer is a concise, sensible grammar handbook that explains lucidly how to remember correct word forms and sentence structures. Useful as a reference tool for high school and beyond, it packs an entire grammar encyclopedia into just over a hundred pages. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 3.7 MB)

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The Basics of Media Writing: A Strategic Approach

Description The Basics of Media Writing: A Strategic Approach helps readers develop the essential writing skills and professional habits needed to succeed in 21st-century media careers. This research-driven, strategy-based media writing textbook digs deeply into how media professionals think and write in journalism, public relations, advertising, and other forms of strategic communication. Authors Scott A. Kuehn and Andrew Lingwall have created two comprehensive writing models to help students overcome their problems in finding and developing story topics by giving them “starting points” to begin writing. The Professional Strategy Triangle model shows students how to think critically about the audience, the situation, and the message before starting a news story or...