The Everything Essential German Book

All You Need to Learn German in No Time!

Author: Edward Swick

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440567581

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Learn to speak and write German like a pro! Need a quick introduction to the German language? Whether you're planning a vacation, adding a valuable second language to your resume, or simply brushing up on your skills, The Everything Essential German Book is your perfect guide for learning to speak and write in German. This portable guide covers the most important basics, including: The German alphabet and translation Greetings and conversation starters Common questions and answers Verb tenses and sentence structure With step-by-step instructions, pronunciation guides, and practical exercises, you'll find learning German can be easy and fun! You'll be speaking--and understanding--German in no time!

Learn German

by Reading Fantasy

Author: Mozaika Educational,Dima Zales

Publisher: Mozaika LLC

ISBN: 1631420313

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

8 Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Spanish the Fun Way!

Author: Olly Richards

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781514646083

Category:

Page: 276

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Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these eight unconventional Spanish short stories!In this book you will find: Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you'll have great fun reading, whilst learning a wide range of new vocabulary! Stories broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story and feel a sense of achievement without great difficulty reading! Realistic amounts of new vocabulary so you're not overwhelmed by complex words. Instead of pausing to look up every word, you'll absorb new vocabulary from the context of the story, and have the satisfaction of that moment when you say: "I totally understood that sentence!" Carefully-written Spanish using straightforward grammar that is comprehensible for beginner and intermediate level learners. You'll enjoy reading and learn new grammatical structures without any feelings of overwhelm and frustration. Plenty of natural dialogues in each story, so that you can learn conversational Spanish whilst you read, and improve your speaking ability at the same time! Regular plot summaries, comprehension questions and word reference lists, so that help is always on hand when you need it. You'll be able to focus on enjoying reading and having fun, rather than fumbling around with dictionaries and struggling through dense text with no support. A five-step plan for reading the stories in this book the smart way. These step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to make the most out of the book and maximise your learning! Spanish Short Stories for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level (A1-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference). The eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading.You'll finally be able to enjoy reading in Spanish, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension at the same time.Based on extensive research into how people most enjoy and benefit from reading in a new language, this book eliminates all the frustrations you have experienced when trying to read in Spanish: Dull topics that are no fun to read Books so long you never reach the end Endless chapters that make you want to give up Impenetrable grammar that frustrates you at every turn Complex vocabulary that leaves you with your head buried in the dictionary Instead, you can just concentrate on what you came for in the first place - enjoying reading and having fun! If you're learning Spanish and enjoy reading, this is the book you need to rekindle your passion for the language and take your Spanish to the next level!So what are you waiting for? Scroll up and grab your copy now!

German Essentials For Dummies

Author: Wendy Foster,Paulina Christensen,Anne Fox

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111818422X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, this guide focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively.

Learn German with Stories

Dino Lernt Deutsch Collector's Edition - Simple Short Stories for Beginners (1-4)

Author: Andre Klein

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511565271

Category:

Page: 352

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This collector's edition comprises the first four episodes of the "Dino lernt Deutsch" story series for German learners: "Cafe in Berlin," "Ferien in Frankfurt," "Karneval in Koln" and "Momente in Munchen." Lured by the promise of endless possibilities, Dino, a young man from Sicily tries to make a new home in Germany. Equipped only with an intense curiosity and a knack for meeting new people, he's eager to delve into local customs and cuisine, if there only wasn't this pesky business of learning German ... Follow Dino on his adventures through the German city landscape, experience daily life in Germany through the eyes of a newcomer, learn about the country and its people, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!"

Only in Zurich

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

Author: Duncan J. D. Smith

Publisher: Interlink Books

ISBN: 9783950366280

Category:

Page: 232

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A complicated clock, an elephant in the woods, the emperors paddle steamer, and the first Dark Restaurant. There is obviously more to Zurich than banking, clean streets, and punctuality. This guide shows a very different side to Switzerlands largest city. Published by The Urban Explorer these city tales from new and unusual perspectives provide independent travelers with unforgettable memories. Ideal for those who want to escape the crowds and get beyond the well-known paths, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew their city. Eccentric museums, secret gardens, iconic structures, idiosyncratic shops, colorful characters and unusual places of worship.

The Cats of Ulthar

Author: H.P. Lovecraft

Publisher: WS via PublishDrive

ISBN: 2291002724

Category: Fiction

Page: 150

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The Cats of Ulthar" is a short story written by American fantasy author H. P. Lovecraft in June 1920. In the tale, an unnamed narrator relates the story of how a law forbidding the killing of cats came to be in a town called Ulthar. As the narrative goes, the city is home to an old couple who enjoy capturing and killing the townspeople's cats. When a caravan of wanderers passes through the city, the kitten of an orphan (Menes) traveling with the band disappears. Upon hearing of the couple's violent acts towards cats, Menes invokes a prayer before leaving town that causes the local felines to swarm the cat-killers' house and devour them. Upon witnessing the result, the local politicians pass a law forbidding the killing of cats.

Speak German Now!

The Go-to Guide for Essential German Basics

Author: Kevin Marx

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517784805

Category:

Page: 82

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Traveling to Germany? Curious about the German language? Want to learn the essential German basics in no time? Look no further! Speak German Now! is THE go-to guide for essential German basics, and contains everything necessary to get around Germany and have conversations with new friends! The content includes: Pronunciation: An easy and accurate guide to German pronunciation. Vocabulary: Over 500 of the most common German vocabulary words for common situations: family, hobbies, weather, the city, food. Grammar: Learn how to use nouns, verbs, adjectives, and prepositions with the simple, easy to understand explanations. Example Conversations: See how to use everything you've learned in an example conversation. Practice Exercises: Test your grammar knowledge with short quizzes.

The Learners

A Novel

Author: Chip Kidd

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416564888

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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Fresh out of college in the summer of 1961, Happy lands his first job as a graphic designer (okay, art assistant) at a small Connecticut advertising agency populated by a cast of endearing eccentrics. Life for Happy seems to be -- well, happy. But when he's assigned to design a newspaper ad recruiting participants for an experiment in the Yale Psychology Department, Happy can't resist responding to the ad himself. Little does he know that the experience will devastate him, forcing a reexamination of his past, his soul, and the nature of human cruelty -- chiefly, his own. Written in sharp, witty prose and peppered with absorbing ruminations on graphic design, The Learners again shows that Chip Kidd's writing is every bit as original, stunning, and memorable as his celebrated book jackets.

Berlin Blues

Author: Sven Regener

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446466620

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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It's 1989 and, whenever he isn't hanging out in the local bars, Herr Lehmann lives entirely free of responsibility in the bohemian Berlin district of Kreuzberg. Through years of judicious sidestepping and heroic indolence, this barman has successfully avoided the demands of parents, landlords, neighbours and women. But suddenly one unforeseen incident after another seems to threaten his idyllic and rather peaceable existence. He has an encounter with a decidedly unfriendly dog, his parents threaten to descend on Berlin from the provinces, and he meets a dangerously attractive woman who throws his emotional life into confusion. Berlin Blues is a richly entertaining evocation of life in the city and a classic of modern-day decadence.

Love Virtually

Author: Daniel Glattauer

Publisher: MacLehose Press

ISBN: 1623653436

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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It begins by chance: Leo receives emails in error from an unknown woman called Emmi. Being polite he replies, and Emmi writes back. A few brief exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual interest in each other, and soon Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and longings. The erotic tension simmers, and, despite Emmi being happily married it seems only a matter of time before they will meet in person. Will their feelings for each other survive the test of a real-life encounter? And if so, what then? Love Virtually is a funny, fast-paced and absorbing experience, with plenty of twists and turns, about a love affair conducted by email.

Information Every Woman Should Have

Domestic Violence Handbook

Author: Catherine Paris

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595281869

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 308

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Information Every Woman Should Have, Domestic Violence Handbook is reader friendly and contains information about the various forms of domestic violence, actual stories depicting each situation and a directory listing almost 2000 domestic violence shelters. This informative book helps women understand the dangerous situations they find themselves in, as well as help them find a way out. Topics covered include emotional abuse, isolation, verbal abuse, financial control, effects of abuse on children, safety plans, and profile of a batterer.Domestic violence is prevalent in today's society. Battered women are in all walks of life, at the supermarket, the movie theater, Church, school and work. She is your neighbor, friend, associate, sister, mother, daughter, perhaps even you. Statistics show that nearly everyone in America is either currently a victim of abuse, survivor of abuse or knows someone who is. You probably know someone who needs the information provided in this book.

Learn Natural English Through Storytelling

8 Stories for Intermediate & Advanced Learners

Author: Sylvia Guinan,Andr Klein,Michael Gyori,Kerstin Hammes,Mau Buchler

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781491066706

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 148

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Tired of worksheets and grammar books? Lean back and learn natural English with these authentic stories designed to improve your vocabulary and boost your reading-comprehension skills! This collection of stories for English learners is built to create authentic learning situations and experiences of natural English “in the wild”. Each story is written by a different author who uses the language slightly differently, just like in real life. All authors are native speakers or highly skilled English teachers from all over the world including the United States, Ireland, England, Tunisia, Brazil, Morocco and Mexico.Each story is presented in three parts: first, there is the story itself, followed by a section explaining difficult or unusual vocabulary, and last but not least, a section with questions designed to help improve comprehension training.

Every Boy Should Have a Man

A Novel

Author: Preston L. Allen

Publisher: Akashic Books

ISBN: 1617751723

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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“James Baldwin meets Aldous Huxley” in this “highly original” speculative fable (Chicago Tribune). Nominated for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Fiction In a post-human world, creatures called oafs keep humanlike “mans” as beloved pets. One day, a poor boy oaf brings home a man, whom he hides under his bed in the hopes his parents won’t find out . . . “Much like Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel Planet of the Apes, this novel is a sardonic parable on the nature and destiny of the species. A nimble fable whose bold narrative experiment is elevated by its near-biblical language and affectionate embrace of our inherent flaws.” —Kirkus Reviews “An imaginative and honest epic, weaving together biblical stories, fantasy, poetry, and fairy tales with a touch of realism. . . . Allen asks us to question the assumptions, -isms, and contradictions of the modern world. . . . Recalling the humanitarian concerns of Octavia Butler’s Fledgling and the poetry of Ovid’s Metamorphosis, this book will appeal to readers of literary fiction and fantasy.” —Library Journal “Imaginative, versatile, and daring, Allen raids the realms of myth and fairy tales in this topsy-turvy speculative fable. . . . With canny improvisations on ‘Jack and the Beanstalk,’ the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh,’ and Alice in Wonderland, Allen sharpens our perceptions of class divides, racism, enslavement, and abrupt and devastating climate change to create a delectably adventurous, wily, funny, and wise cautionary parable.” —Booklist “It is one thing to devise a fable dealing so adroitly with such concepts as racism, war, religion, and the very nature of civilization itself, but Preston’s true triumph is the infusion of each page and every astonishing episode with palpable emotional resonance.” —Les Standiford, New York Times–bestselling author of Last Train to Paradise A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Fiction Pick

The Peripheral

Author: William Gibson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698170709

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010’s New York Times–bestselling Zero History. Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran’s benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC’s elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there’s a job he’s supposed to do—a job Flynne didn’t know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He’s supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That’s all there is to it. He’s offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn’t what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder.

Fluent in 3 Months

How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062282700

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, Fluent In 3 Months. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World is a new blueprint for fast language learning. Lewis argues that you don't need a great memory or "the language gene" to learn a language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.

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Recognize Your Higher Self Effortlessly

Author: Matias Flury

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781517299552

Category:

Page: 238

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Recognize your higher self effortlessly. This is a book that speeds up the reader's spiritual evolution. The reading itself plunges the reader in to an ocean of crystalline light. Read and awaken. Matias Flury through Surya Trataka (concentration in the center of the sun), along with extended fasts, deep meditation and Kechari Mudra, (technique of internal alchemy) opened the doors of perception, where he entered a magical world ready to guide him. The author connected to mystical dimensions and several translucent beings from those realms. This book materialized from that initial contact and it will let you see, hear and feel these other planes of radiant consciousness. Every word and letter here is positioned and designed to create an unbreakable bond with these beings of blazing light. The imprinted sentences here are miraculous and in a mysterious way will connect you to mesmerizing, intelligent living energies that will aid you on this journey of awakening without asking for anything in return.

Immune Hematology

Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Cytopenias

Author: Jenny M. Despotovic

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319732692

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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This text provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the most common autoimmune cytopenias affecting adults and children. The book is divided into four sections, each of which focuses on a major autoimmune cytopenia. The first section features background, pathophysiology, presentation, evaluation, and treatment strategies for immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), the most common cause of antibody-mediated platelet destruction. The second section reviews common forms and treatment strategies for autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), including a chapter dedicated specifically to Evans Syndrome. The third section comprehensively reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis and current management approaches to thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), a potentially life-threatening autoimmune syndrome. The book concludes with a final section on autoimmune neutropenia. Each section includes a review of common underlying systemic autoimmune conditions and immune deficiency syndromes that can accompany or cause autoimmune cytopenias. Written by experts in each content area, Immune Hematology: Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Cytopenias is a valuable resource for clinicians and professionals who treat patients afflicted with autoimmune cytopenias, including primary care providers, hematologist/oncologists, immunologists, among others.