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By: William McNaughton

This is a complete and easy–to–use guide for reading and writing Chinese characters.Learning written Chinese is an essential part of mastering the Chinese language. Reading & Writing Chinese places at your fingertips the essential 1,72...



Spoken Arabic is different in many respects from literary Arabic. This book is concerned with speakers' intentions and the structural and pragmatic resources they employ. Based on new empirical findings from across the Arabic world this work will ...


By: Jean L. Turner

Assuming no familiarity with statistical methods, this text for language education research methods and statistics courses  provides detailed guidance and instruction on principles of designing, conducting, interpreting, reading, and evaluati...


By: Mark Davies

The only up-to-date frequency dictionary of Spanish currently available, this is an invaluable tool for all learners of Spanish that provides a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a twenty million word corpus eve...


By: Annie Heminway

Tricky French concepts are no problem with practice, practice, practice! As you progress in your study of French, you may feel overwhelmed by unfamiliar areas, such as when to use the passé composé versus the imparfait tenses, determining the gen...


By: Jean Yates

A witty, fast-paced guide to eliminating those annoying and frustrating Spanish bloopers Mixing genders, inverting subjects and objects, and trusting falsos amigos (a.k.a., false cognates) are just a few of the blunders English-speaking Spanish-...


By: Gertrude Besserwisser

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


By: Debra Lynn Hillman, Carmelo Mangano

Edizione 2010. L’inglese non è uguale per tutti! Questo corso risolve le difficoltà specifiche dello studente italiano per mezzo della linguistica contrastiva. Il Corso Base, che contiene 900 pagine di testo e 18 ore di registrazioni, è 100% re...


By: Dover

Contains over 1,000 useful sentences and phrases for travel or everyday living abroad: food, shopping, medical aid, courtesy, hotels, travel, and other situations.


By: Edda Weiss, Conrad J. Schmitt, Lois ; Effertz, Christine Feuerle

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning...