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The Rocket French Quick-Start Guide to French Language Learning Success
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Price: Free! Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
Created by the award winning team at Rocket Languages, The Rocket French Quick-Start Guide to French Language Learning Success is your first step on the road to speaking and understanding the French language. With 20 language lessons packed full of words, phrases, hints, and tips, this Quick-Start Guide is a great way into speaking and understanding the French language and culture.
Zeg Hallo in Swahili
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: Dutch. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Swahili
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Zonderomhaal, dit boek zet om u te laten weten dat 'Jambo' niet betekent 'hallo' in het Kiswahili. maakt niet uit hoe vaak je zou kunnen hebben gehoord dat 'Jambo' betekent 'hallo'. (De waarheid wordt verteld,'jambo' kanworden uitgerekt in de betekenis 'hallo', maar met veel voorbehoud).
Japanese in Depth vol.1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
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This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
The Good Guy Greg Guide to Motivating Language Learners
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In part 1 we look at contemporary theories of motivation, with questions to help reflect on instances when we’ve encountered students who've exhibited particular motivational problems. In part two we examine a series of scenarios that revolve around our unlikely teacher hero: Good Guy Greg. Greg helps us work through issues and leads us towards practical techniques for solving motivational issues.
Macro-English
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Few people realize there is a special, important technique of studying grammar: to look for the reasons behind the rules. The author suggests that learning English is a process of mind-training, A learning should approach English as an active thinker, not a thoughtless reader.
Hyphens: A Guide for the 21st Century
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A short manual on the uses of hyphens.
How to Present at a Language Teacher’s Conference
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
One of the most rewarding ways of becoming more involved in our profession, I believe, is through presenting at a language teacher's conference. Over the course of the four chapters of this book you’ll find a series of steps, starting from attending a conference and leading up to presenting, which guide you towards getting ready for a conference presentation.
Entertainment in English — 12 Game Show Lesson Plans for ESL
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Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Pen Bal Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In this collection of lessons I have readapted some of the most successful and entertaining gameshow formats from US and UK television and radio from over the last forty years. This set of lessons forms the third pillar in my theory of communicative learning.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
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Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
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This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
The Rocket Spanish Quick-Start Guide to Spanish Language Learning Success
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Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
Created by the award winning team at Rocket Languages, The Rocket Spanish Quick-Start Guide to Spanish Language Learning Success is your first step on the road to speaking and understanding the Spanish language. With 20 language lessons packed full of words, phrases, hints, and tips, this Quick-Start Guide is a great way into speaking and understanding the Spanish language and culture.
Learn Spanish Vocabulary - Series Taster - English/Spanish Flashcards
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Series: Flashcard eBooks. Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Neverclame Books. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Foreign Language Study / Spanish
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A FREE introductory selection of Spanish Flashcards from the Flashcard eBook collection. Featuring a selection of English to Spanish Flashcards from all of the books currently available in the series. Subjects include: Animals,Household Items, Clothing, Numbers, Shapes and Colors. An excellent introduction to the Flashcard eBook series.
Off the Top of My Head - 300 American Workplace Idioms for People Who Speak English as a Second Language
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Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
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Speak the language of the American workplace. 305 colorful and commonly used American workplace expressions are organized into twenty categories like "Working Smart" and "Thinking and Imagining". Each expression or idiom is accompanied by a brief explanation, a fun illustration and several examples of use.
Investigating the Emotional and Physical Aspects of the Language Classroom
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Price: Free! Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In the first part of this book we focus on the various theories that discuss the emotional side of classroom management, encompassing the methods of organization, administration, teaching and enforcing discipline in our language classrooms. We follow in the second part with four chapters focusing on the physical nature of classroom management.
Fifty Ways to Have Fun With Your Bad Spanish
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
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Judy Schulten took her first Spanish class forty years ago. She has persevered in speaking Spanish (badly, perhaps, but effectively, she says) ever since. In this book, she gives surprising reasons to dare to use Spanish, even quite elementary Spanish, as often as you can. Her fifty ideas are easy, mostly free, widely available, and fun.
Understanding English Pronunciation: (3) Phonics
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Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This small book helps you understand English pronunciation without using any phonetic symbols. Readers can download the mp3 sound file at our website. The book is published by Maria English Society.
Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences: English Sentence Forms
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Series: English Daily Use, Book 31 ยท English Word Power. Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Sentence forms in English language - simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, compound-complex sentence | phrases and clauses | independent or principal clause (main clause), dependent or subordinate clause | list of important coordinators for compound sentences | list of important subordinators for complex sentences | double and multiple sentences
Good Grammar: Them's the Rules
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
Good Grammar: Them's the Rules. Author I.M. Knott has been a teacher, tutor, editor, and columnist. Knott's unusual insights into proper English usage are well worth a free read.
Japanese in Depth vol.4
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
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This is vol.4 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Raising Bilingual Children: Tips and Experiences from a Mandarin Tiger Mom
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Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
A mother describes her personal experiences and tips to raising children bilingual in Chinese and English. The "Mandarin tiger mom" title comes from her passion and strict discipline in raising her sons to speak Mandarin while growing up in the United States with an all-American father. Of course, not everything is ideal, and the book also describes challenges she has faced.
Learning the Local Language: Your Guide to Real World Spanish
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Language Babel. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
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Learning the Local Language: Your Guide to Real World Spanish is an eBook where I share tricks and tips on becoming fluent in local Spanish. Today, I am fluent in Spanish and am convinced that nobody should struggle as I did the first time I stepped into a Spanish-speaking country.