Barron's IELTS with Audio CDs: International English Language Testing System

Lin Lougheed - 2006
    IELTS test scores are used as a measure of English language proficiency by educational institutions, government departments and agencies, and professional organizations. This revised and updated test preparation manual for ESL students covers all parts of the IELTS and all of its question types: multiple-choice, short answer, sentence completion, flowchart completion, graphs, tables, making notes, summarizing, labeling diagrams and maps, classification, matching, and selecting from a list. The manual also offers four practice tests that reflect the most recent actual tests. The book’s tests come with audio for all four tests, answers, and listening and reading modules with answer keys.

How English Works: A Grammar Practice Book

Michael Swan - 1997
    This book makes grammar practice interesting by presenting rules that are easy to understand and remember, with exercises that entertain as they teach.

The Students' Companion

Wilfred D. Best - 1958
    Part almanack, part dictionary, The Students' Companion is a handy encyclopaedia in one portable volume. No wonder it is a worldwide best seller.Contents: *Single words for phrases and sentences *Figurative Expressions and their Explanations *Proverbs *100 Choice Quotations for Special Occasions *Small Words for Big Ones *Comparisons and Similes *Abbreviations in Common Use *Prefixes in Common Use *Some Geographical Facts Worth Remembering *Revision Notes in English *General Knowledge *Civics

Al-kitaab Fii Ta'allum Al-Arabiyya: A Textbook for Arabic, part two

Kristen Brustad - 1997
    Newly recorded colloquial audio and video materials also accompany each lesson and continue the story of Maha and Khalid and their travels to Cairo with brief explanatory vocabulary and notes provided in the text. The appendices include grammatical reference charts, an Arabic-English glossary, and a grammar index. The materials cover approximately 150 contact hours of instruction, and students who complete Part Two should reach advanced proficiency.Each lesson in Part Two centers on a text that deals with a social, historical, literary, or cultural issue. In addition to the main reading text, students will also find additional authentic texts for reading and listening comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises, close listening and speaking activities, and cultural background for the reading.The revised and repackaged Part Two has been restructured to reflect pedagogical developments over the last eight years, updated with new authentic reading and listening texts, and expanded with new video materials. In addition to the speaking, listening, and writing skills emphasized throughout each lesson, more time and emphasis is placed on activating vocabulary and structure with new activities for inside and outside the classroom.FEATURES: - Provides basic texts of printed media to help students connect the written and aural/oral aspects of Arabic - Features intensive reading that is focused on grammar and pronunciation - Contains substantial amounts of drills and exercises to help students memorize and gain active control of an expanded vocabulary - Explores the root and pattern system of Arabic grammar and complex sentence structure using vocabulary, complex texts, and translation exercises - Develops writing skills at the paragraph level to encourage synthesis of vocabulary and grammar - Provides explicit instructions to students and instructors on drills and activities, including recommendations on appropriate exercises for inside and outside the classroom - Interactive DVD contains reading comprehension texts with new material and new listening comprehension material - DVD presents cultural background with illustrations and continues the story of Maha and Khalid using both Egyptian Colloquial Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic

Oxford Word Skills Intermediate

Ruth Gairns - 2008
    Short, clear presentations and lots of opportunity for practice give students the confidence to use new vocabulary. 80 units at each level mean they cover a huge range of topics and everyday situations. Extra practice and interactive activities on CD-ROM.

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

John Butt - 1989
    It provides a comprehensive, accessible, and jargon-free guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is currently spoken and written in Spain and Latin America. Extensive examples are used to illustrate grammatical points, many from contemporary sources in both Spain and the Americas that highlight, where appropriate, differences in regional usage. Levels of usage (formal, colloquial, familiar, and popular) are specified, so that the importance of context in the use of language is recognized. This new edition has been updated throughout; it is the first grammar in English that incorporates the findings of the exhaustive new descriptive grammar of the Royal Spanish Academy (Gramatica descriptive de la lengua espanola, 5300pp). The 4th edition is also more accessible to students; complex explanations have been simplified and clarified, and a glossary of grammatical terms has been added to aid students.

Technical Communication: Principles And Practice

Meenakshi Raman - 2005
    This is a comprehensive book specifically aimed at undergraduate students of engineering and conforming to the syllabi of major institutes teaching this subject. Adopting a direct, functional and practical approach, the book presents an exhaustive treatment of the basics of technical communication, both oral and written. It covers contemporary topics such as technical proposals, research papers, technical theses, dissertations, and instruction manuals. Also included are recent developments in communication technology such as the use of the Internet and contemporary software. With its up-to-date coverage and practical orientation, the book would prove to be an extremely useful text for students, while also serving as a ready reference for day-to-day communication.


Francis Katamba - 1993
    It is designed to take absolute beginners to a point where they can approach the current literature in the subject. It contains numerous in-text exercises which involve the reader in doing morphology by formulating hypotheses and testing them against data from English and numerous other languages. Although primarily intended to be a course book for use on morphology courses, it will also be useful for students taking courses in the closely related sub-fields of phonology and syntax. The book is divided into three parts:. Part 1 surveys traditional and structuralist notions of word-structure which still provide the necessary background to morphological investigations. Part 2 explores the relationship between the lexicon, morphology and phonology in current generative grammar. Part 3 examines issues in the interaction between the lexicon, morphology and syntax.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

A.S. Hornby - 1948
    Now fully up to date, including many terms connected with the Internet and electronic communication. 4,500 words and meanings are new to this edition. Excellent coverage of both British and American English, and colloquial as well as formal English. All information is authenticated by the British National Corpus and the Corpus of American English. There are explanations of common symbols (e.g. @), which are not included in any major competitor, and notes on interesting word origins. Easy to use, with a rapid-access page design, shortcuts to the right meaning in long entries, and easy definitions using a carefully chosen defining vocabulary of 3,000 words. Numerous illustrations, including 8 pages in full colour, show vocabulary items in related groups, 10 illustrated topic pages provide essential vocabulary, and show how to use it, and vocabulary notes show students how to improve and enrich their writing.

Reflect & Relate: An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Steven McCornack - 2005
    With an emphasis on critical self-reflection, Reflect & Relate gives students the practical skills to work through life's many challenges using better interpersonal communication. The sound theory, clear explanations, lively writing, practical activities, and vibrant design all work toward a single goal: Teaching students to make better communication choices so they can build happier and healthier interpersonal relationships.

The Dictionary of Cliches

James T. Rogers - 1985
    I fell for it hook, line, and sinker."--CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER

Radiologic Science For Technologists: Physics, Biology, And Protection

Stewart C. Bushong - 1975
    Its unique, full-color design highlights important concepts and makes content easy to understand. User-friendly features, clearly written content, and up-to-date material makes this resource ideal for both practitioners and radiography students preparing for the ARRT certification exam. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.Broad coverage of topics in radiologic science includes radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, and radiation protection - as well as special topics in imaging such as mammography, fluoroscopy, spiral computed tomography, and cardiovascular interventional procedures.Vibrant, full-color design highlights learning features, math formulas, and key definitions and concepts by focusing attention on important information and making it easy to review content and formulas.Objectives, key terms, outlines, chapter introductions and summaries help students organize and understand information.Quick reference information (formulas, conversion tables, abbreviations, etc.) is printed on colored end sheets for easy access to frequently used information.End-of-chapter questions provide opportunities for students to review and assess what they've learned, using definition exercises, short answer, and calculations.Special icons designate Math Formulas boxes and Important Concepts boxes to highlight and emphasize the most important information or mathematical formulas as they appear in the chapters.The latest advances in radiologic science are included, with significant updates to chapters on Mammography, Interventional, Multislice Spiral CT, Digital Imaging and Radiation Protection.A new chapter on Digital Image Receptors provides an analysis of newer approaches to direct capture radiography and explores the benefits of new modalities, such as lower patient radiation dose.Key terms are bolded and defined when first encountered in the text, and each bolded key term is included in an expanded glossary.

Living Language Spanish

Living Language - 1988
       At the core of Complete Spanish is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.   Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now it’s your turn.     • 3 Books: 46 lessons, additional review exercises, culture notes, an extensive glossary, and a grammar summary—plus a bonus notebook    • 9 Audio CDs: Vocabulary, dialogues, audio exercises, and more—listen while using the books or use for review on the go    • Free Online Learning: Flashcards, games, and interactive quizzes for each lesson at  To learn more visit    The Living Language Method™  Build a Foundation Start speaking Spanish immediately using essential words and phrases.  Progress with Confidence Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences, then actual conversations.  Retain what You’ve Learned Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory.  Achieve Your Goals Don’t just mimic or memorize. Develop practical language skills to speak in any situation.

French for Reading

Karl C. Sandberg - 1968
    Programmed text for acquisition of reading skills for beginning courses or rapid review.

A University Grammar Of English

Randolph Quirk - 1973