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Single-stroke English (long edition)
Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In conservative youth, this reformer attempted fruitlessly to make English spelling regular. In middle age, I tried to invent radical new alphabets, also to no avail. In old-age, radicalism and conservatism combined, to produce, after a good few years trial and error, Single-stroke English (SE). I found out the hard way, that only a short-hand based on ones native alphabet, was memorable.
International Communication, Education, Language and Social Science Conference
Price: Free! Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Presenters outline their work under the following main themes: Arts, Language, History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Education and Learning.
Speak Japanese in 90 Days: A Self Study Guide to Becoming Fluent: Volume Two
Price: Free! Words: 36,970. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The second volume of the best selling Speak Japanese in 90 Days is here! Volume 2 covers the rest of the grammar for the JLPT N4 and N3. The content includes detailed, easy to understand explanations of all the grammar points as well as 16 short readings. Speak Japanese in 90 Days: Volume 1 and 2 give students all the tools they need to become effective self learners and speakers of Japanese!
Самоучитель разговорного немецкого языка
Price: Free! Words: 25,790. Language: Russian. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German
Книга представляет собой самоучитель (аудиокурс) немецкого языка для тех, кто никогда раньше не изучал немецкий язык.
Mastering Pronunciation of a Foreign Language: For Independent Language Learners
Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous
Mastering Pronunciation of a Foreign Language: For Independent Language Learners proposes a series of language learning techniques that anyone can learn to improve and master their accent. A learner using this approach can achieve an exceptional accent in any language. And they can do it in a more efficient manner and at a vastly improved rate over the typical approach.
The Ten Questions ESL Podcast: Transcripts and Worksheets for Episodes 1-7
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
If you want to improve your English or are an English as a Second Language teacher, this ebook is for you! This ebook is a supplement to the audio recordings of my "Ten Questions ESL Podcast". It contains transcripts of the interview, cultural notes, vocabulary, and discussion questions for the first seven interviews of my podcast. It can be used by students or teachers, at home or in a classroom.
Flaming in Heat in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 1,959,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: The Chinese glyph meaning "flame, in heat" is 火. When the element "犭" (animal, swine, dog) is added, the resulting glyph means "barbarian, berserker, low-ranking government employee" (狄). Combined with "head and neck exposed, in danger" (⺈) and "a long time, since long ago" (旧), the meaning becomes "lust, passion" (焔). More than 700 glyphs are analyzed.
Fluid Flows in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,128,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
The Chinese glyph element meaning "fluid flow" is 氵. When "crotch" (又) is added, the resulting glyph means "Chinese people" (汉). Combined with "rotate, screwing, filled" (十) the meaning becomes "juice, sap, gravy" (汁). And with "group of woodies" (林) the meaning becomes "gonorrhea, filter chunks, lonely" (淋). Adding "night" (夜) results in "secretion" (液), obviously. More than 900 glyphs analyzed.
Crotches in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 1,754,010. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: The Chinese glyph meaning "crotch, again, yield, both, more and more" is 又. When the element "female" (女) is added, the resulting glyph means "slave" (奴). Four crotches (叕) means "well connected." Crotches are found in many places, including woods and trees (枝). Combined with "meat and skin" (肌) the meaning becomes "whiff, rump" (股). More than 700 glyphs are analyzed.
Wood and Woody in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 1,872,610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: The Chinese glyph meaning "wood, woody" is 木. When the element "spread legs" (冂) is added, the resulting glyph means "prick" (朿). Combined with "many emissions" (灬), the meaning becomes "hero, outstanding person, excel" (杰). Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting the same vernacular used in English today. More than 800 glyphs are analyzed.
Shamans in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,222,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
The word "shaman" (巫, and others) originated in a region that is today part of China, and referred to women who performed divination and doctoring (witch-doctors), among other essential services provided to the local populace, not the least being purveyors of religious and sexual services. More than 800 glyphs are analyzed.
Learn Tagalog Through Legends
Price: Free! Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Oceanic & Australian Languages, Fiction » Fairy tales
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The main purpose of this book is for you to start reading, pronouncing and writing Tagalog words and sentences as they are in the natural text. This how you can use this book: - Read aloud or write the Tagalog first and then look at English translation for your understanding - Once done with the short paragraph, read the same entire paragraph in Tagalog without looking at the English translation
The Kanji Learner's Course Graded Reading Sets (Vol. 1: Kanji 1-100) Early Access Edition/Beta
Price: Free! Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
* Designed for use with Kodansha’s widely acclaimed Kanji Learner’s Course (KLC) * Graded Reading Sets series contains over 30,000 parallel (J/E) text segments distributed as reading practice for all 2,300 kanji in the KLC (this Vol. 1 contains nearly 1000 text segments) * Practice items contain only kanji previously introduced * Series introduces over 600 key grammatical structures as they appear
Rumps and Buttocks in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,434,030. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of entries: The Chinese glyph meaning "corpse" "buttocks" or "genitalia" is 尸, and when combined with "to put out" (出), the resulting glyph 屈 means "submissive, feeling wronged, bend over." Combined with "utmost" (屋), it refers to merchandising. Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting other than a just feeling. More than 1,000 other glyphs are analyzed.
Foot Binding and Busting Feet Bones in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,188,260. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
At its peak, the Chinese practice of busting and binding the feet bones of young girls lamed nearly half the female population. While undeniably a cultural embarrassment by today's standards, it succeeded in preventing one's property from escaping. With such widespread prevalence, it not only made an enormous impact on society, but also is referenced in thousands of glyphs, with over 900 analyzed.
Cocks and Copulation in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,093,560. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of entries: The Chinese zodiac glyph meaning "cock, rooster" is 酉, something that roosts or sits atop something else. This same glyph also refers to a wine jug, and cocky behavior. Not surprisingly, when combined with "wood" (木), the result is "soft." And when combined with "royal mouth" (呈), the meaning is "uncomfortable hangover" (酲). More than 1,000 other glyphs are analyzed.
Horsing Around in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 1,287,520. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese zodiac glyph meaning "horse" is 午, and when combined with "wood" (木), the resulting glyph (杵) means "to poke into, pestle." The general use glyph (馬) also refers to repetitive mentulomaniacal behavior of males. Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting ubiquitous activity of many species, not only humans. More than 400 other glyphs are analyzed.
Females in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,550,810. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: A glyph meaning "all the same, alike" (如) combines "female" (女) with "orifice" (口); "female child" comprises "what is liked" (好, guess why); "female under one's roof" (安) means "inexpensive, safe, easy"; "female on female" (㚣) as "lewd." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting the traditional male view of females worldwide. Over 1,000 glyphs are analyzed.
Gateways, Walls, Doors, and Towns in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 1,967,830. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese glyph meaning "a small and round doorway, inner sanctum, boudoir, female chamber" (閨) combines "gateway" (門) with "compacted soil" (圭). "Wall" (壁) is comprised of "buggery soil." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting a common practice among human beings of the day, implying little if any regard for those impacted. Over 900 glyphs are analyzed.
Censored Glyphs in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,355,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
A reference for Chinese kanji glyphs used in the Japanese language that have been censored, with no known published meanings from other sources. Analyzing the individual elements which comprise each glyph reveals why no other sources will publish a meaning, definition, or vocabulary entries that include the glyph. These glyphs are no longer politically correct in most societies of today.