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Cuisine in the Italian Way
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
This book will help you to be be competent, confident , articulate and knowledgeable when using the language of Italian cuisine. Embarrassing mispronunciations? No chance! Your family and friends will be impressed by your language know- how, your fluency - and, of course, the delicious Italian dishes you make.
Elements of English: Silent Letters
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The letter b in debt and the k in know are silent. The gh in though is silent, but the gh in tough sounds like f. When are letters silent? There are some clear rules, but many exceptions. This short book aims, with a minimum of jargon, to teach the rules and principles of English spelling so that learners can work out when a letter should be silent. Exceptions to the normal rules are also listed.
The Rules of Spanish Spelling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
The Spanish letter z can change to c: voz, plural voces. It's similar but not the same for j and g. When is the letter u silent in gu? When are b and v pronounced like English b, and when like v? When do pronouns join onto verbs? Why is there an acute accent on llamó but not on dio? When does mi have the acute accent and when not? This short book answers your questions with a minimum of jargon.
Elements of English: Verb Forms, Regular and Irregular
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Many books on English verbs list only three parts: "ride, rode, ridden". This book goes further, listing ten parts. It consistently shows differences like "shrunk, shrunken" and "rotted, rotten". It lists irregular nouns like "liar" and passive adjectives that can have active meanings, like "accomplished". And it groups irregular verbs with similar forms, to show the patterns behind the groups.
Elements of English: Palatal Sounds
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The English words create and quest both end with a t-sound. But add -ion, and creation ends with "shun", question with "chun". Proceed ends with a d-sound, but add -ure and procedure ends with "jur". Add -ion and the d changes to ss, so procession ends with "shun". The s in vision and pleasure is pronounced like the j in French. This book explains the principles behind these sounds and spellings.
English Voice Accent and Pronunciation
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / general
Cromosys Publication's English Voice Accent and Pronunciation book is an optimal quality guide to the beginners as well as advanced learners to gain real knowledge of Accent, Voice Modulation and English Diction. It is an unmatchable unique book of its kind that guarantees your improvement on your speech.
How Do You Say It?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
What you say- your ideas and opinions and your vocabulary - are very important in revealing your character. The way you speak - your fluency ( without gabbling, of course) , your tones of voice, your audability and your pronunciation also tell others (literally) a lot about you.
Talk a Lot - Foundation Course
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by My Ebook Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
Let’s learn to speak English really well – with correct sounds, stress and connected speech. This course can help YOU! Talk a Lot Foundation Course is a great opportunity to study the theory of pronunciation – how to speak English. We are going to learn how to get from written words on a page to spoken English – using sounds, stress, and connected speech.
English Accent and Diction
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Cromosys Publication’s English Accent and Diction book is an optimal quality guide to the advanced learners to gain real knowledge of English Accent, Voice Modulation, and Diction Science.
Understanding English Pronunciation: (1) International Phonetic Alphabet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This small book helps you understand English pronunciation through International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Readers can download the mp3 sound file at our website. To ensure that the phonetic symbols are shown correctly, Most part of this book is in graphic mode. The book is published by Maria English Society.