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Method of the 6: English
Price: Free! Words: 57,900. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
O Method of the 6 é a maior oportunidade de aprender Inglês em aulas de video com o autor da obra. É o mais revolucionário Método de Ensino e Aprendizagem do Inglês. O Método tem uma simplicidade quase que matemática na forma como guia o aluno ao domínio da língua inglesa.
NOVO TESTAMENTO
Price: Free! Words: 38,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Portuguese
Uma palavra chave deste evangelho é “justiça” – palavra e comportamento fundamental do povo do Antigo Testamento – mas o novo povo de Deus precisa cumprir mais: “Se a vossa justiça não exceder em muito a dos escribas e fariseus, jamais entrareis no reino dos céus” (5.20).
Single-stroke English (long edition)
Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & 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.
Dogs and Pussycats in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: Free! Words: 1,837,900. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese zodiac glyph meaning "canine, dog (male), bitch (female)" is 戌, and when combined with "flowing fluids" (氵) and "flaming in heat" (火), the resulting glyph means "to extinguish, quench." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting that when animals in heat achieve fluid flows, sexual libido is quenched for a time. More than 800 other glyphs are analyzed.
Children in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: Free! Words: 1,088,160. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: One of the Chinese glyphs meaning "child" is 子. When the element 乃 (to possess, possessive grammatical case) is added, the resulting glyph means "pregnant" (孕). Combine 子 with "plate, tray" (皿), the meaning becomes "firstborn son" (孟, the one who gets the food). And, with 犭 (pig, dog, animal) added to 孟, the meaning is "aggressive, ferocious, suddenly violent."
Le Sophiste de Platon - Première Partie - Édition Bilingue Inter-Paragraphe Français / Grec Ancien
Price: Free! Words: 47,040. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Ancient Languages
Ce livre numérique présente une édition bilingue (Français/Grec ancien) de la première partie du Sophiste (jusqu'à 236b). La traduction utilisée est celle de Victor Cousin, dans un format bilingue inter-paragraphe - chaque paragraphe en grec ancien est suivi immédiatement par la traduction française.
International Communication, Education, Language and Social Science Conference
Price: Free! Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & 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.
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.
Living in Italy: the Real Deal - Hilarious Expat Adventures - 30% Preview
Price: Free! Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the SNEAK PREVIEW: 30% of the full book! Would you dare to follow your dream and move or retire to Italy? Stef & Nico did, although their dog Sara had her doubts. Now from your comfortable armchair you can share in the hilarious & horrendous adventures they experienced when they moved to Italy to start a bed and breakfast. "A charmingly lighthearted recollection" Kirkus Reviews
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,030,410. 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,188,000. 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,798,290. 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,927,020. 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,230,060. 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
Rumps and Buttocks in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: Free! Words: 2,481,180. 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,388,760. 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,163,550. 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.