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Speed Reading In A Week

By Tina Konstant
Authors:
Tina Konstant
Speed Reading In A Week is a simple and straightforward speed reading course, giving you everything you need to know in just seven short chapters. From increasing your reading rate and effective memory techniques, to overcoming distractions so that you can read in any environment and developing a reading programme to make it second nature, you'll eventually wonder how you ever read any other way. This book introduces you to the main themes and ideas of speed reading, giving you a basic knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, together with practical and thought-provoking exercises. Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, Speed Reading In A Week is your fastest route to success:- Sunday: The five-step system- Monday: Speed reading- Tuesday: Remember what you read- Wednesday: Your eyes and effective reading- Thursday: Distractions and solutions- Friday: Reading different types of material for different reasons- Saturday: What next?ABOUT THE SERIESIn A Week books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From negotiating and content marketing to finance and social media, the In A Week series covers the business topics that really matter and that will help you make a difference today. Written in straightforward English, each book is structured as a seven-day course so that with just a little work each day, you will quickly master the subject. In a fast-changing world, this series enables readers not just to get up to speed, but to get ahead.
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Spanish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Spanish with Teach Yourself)

By Angela Howkins, Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Authors:
Angela Howkins, Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Do you want to communicate easily and freely in Spanish?Master Spanish grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own Spanish Tutor. This contemporary interactive workbook features 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points with clear goals, concise explanations, and real-world tasks. By studying and practicing Spanish grammar you'll understand how the language really works and be able to speak Spanish with clarity and ease.What will I learn?The Spanish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook covers a comprehensive range of the most useful and frequent grammar and vocabulary in Spanish. You can follow along unit by unit, or dip in and dip out to address your weak areas. As you progress, you will be introduced to new vocabulary and combine it with the grammar to complete extensive exercises. You will then practice the language through authentic reading and writing practice. You will achieve a solid upper intermediate level* of Spanish grammar.Is this course for me?The Spanish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook can be used as a standalone course or as a complement to any other Spanish course. It offers extensive practice and review of essential grammar points and vocabulary and skills building. The personal tutor element points out exceptions and gives tips to really help you perfect your Spanish.What do I get?This Spanish workbook offers a range of clear and effective learning features:-200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points-Unique visuals and infographics for extra context and practice-Personal tutor hints and tips to help you to understand language rules and culture points-Learn to learn section offers tips and advice on how to be a good language learner25 short learning units each contain:-communication goals to guide your studies-grammar explanations with extensive exercises-vocabulary presentations and activities-reading and writing sections to consolidate your learning*This workbook maps from Novice High to Advanced Mid level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages) and from A2 Beginner to B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.What other courses are available?For further study and practice, see Get Started in Spanish (ISBN 9781444174922) and Complete Spanish: Teach Yourself (ISBN 9781444177244).Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Swedish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn Swedish with Teach Yourself)

By Ylva Olausson
Authors:
Ylva Olausson
Do you want to communicate easily and freely in Swedish?Master Swedish grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own Swedish Tutor. This contemporary interactive workbook features 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points with clear goals, concise explanations, and real-world tasks. By studying and practicing Swedish grammar you'll understand how the language really works and be able to speak Swedish with clarity and ease.What will I learn?The Swedish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook covers a comprehensive range of the most useful and frequent grammar and vocabulary in Swedish. You can follow along unit by unit, or dip in and dip out to address your weak areas. As you progress, you will be introduced to new vocabulary and combine it with the grammar to complete extensive exercises. You will then practice the language through authentic reading and writing practice. You will achieve a solid upper intermediate level* of Swedish grammar.Is this course for me?The Swedish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook can be used as a standalone course or as a complement to any other Swedish course. It offers extensive practice and review of essential grammar points and vocabulary and skills building. The personal tutor element points out exceptions and gives tips to really help you perfect your Swedish.What do I get?This Swedish workbook offers a range of clear and effective learning features:-200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points-Unique visuals and infographics for extra context and practice-Personal tutor hints and tips to help you to understand language rules and culture points-Learn to learn section offers tips and advice on how to be a good language learner20 short learning units each contain:-communication goals to guide your studies-grammar explanations with embedded exercises-vocabulary presentations and activities-reading and writing sections to consolidate your learningWhat other courses are available?For further study and practice, see Get Started in Swedish (ISBN 9781444175202) and Complete Swedish: Teach Yourself (ISBN 9781444195101).Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Spanish Grammar You Really Need To Know: Teach Yourself

By Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Authors:
Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Spanish Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.
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  • Starter Kit German: Teach Yourself

    By Elisabeth Smith
    Authors:
    Elisabeth Smith
    Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. And, to save you even more time, we are now including detailed track information in the books so that you can find what you want in the audio quickly.The Starter Kit German is a new concept in language learning. It is a complete programme which has all the back up and additional support material you need to get you speaking German fast, and confidently.It has been specially written and designed for the complete beginner or the 'false starter' and does not assume that you know anything about learning a language. It is written in a friendly, no-nonsense style, with simplified, 'bare bones' grammar which covers only the language you will need.The rules of pronunciation are on the CDs, so you will have a model to copy, rather than trying to follow written instructions, and the speaking exercises and model sentences will get you speaking in whole sentences from day one. Your Personal Tutor will talk you through the course and the exercises to make learning easier and more enjoyable.You will follow an enjoyable and varied learning programme, and with the help of the frequent practice and repetition you will find it easy to remember the five new words you will meet a day. You will learn a few simple sentences by heart every day, too, and these will give you the confidence to speak without stumbling and embarrassment.
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  • Starter Kit French: Teach Yourself

    By Elisabeth Smith
    Authors:
    Elisabeth Smith
    Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. And, to save you even more time, we are now including detailed track information in the books so that you can find what you want in the audio quickly.The Starter Kit French is a new concept in language learning. It is a complete programme which has all the back up and additional support material you need to get you speaking French fast, and confidently.It has been specially written and designed for the complete beginner or the 'false starter' and does not assume that you know anything about learning a language. It is written in a friendly, no-nonsense style, with simplified, 'bare bones' grammar which covers only the language you will need.The rules of pronunciation are on the CDs, so you will have a model to copy, rather than trying to follow written instructions, and the speaking exercises and model sentences will get you talking in whole sentences from day one. Your Personal Tutor will talk you through the course and the exercises to make learning easier and more enjoyable.You will follow an enjoyable and varied learning programme, and with the help of the frequent practice and repetition you will find it easy to remember the five new words you will meet a day. You will learn a few simple sentences by heart every day, too, and these will give you the confidence to speak without stumbling and embarrassment.
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  • Starter Kit Italian: Teach Yourself

    By Elisabeth Smith
    Authors:
    Elisabeth Smith
    Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. And, to save you even more time, we are now including detailed track information in the books so that you can find what you want in the audio quickly.The Starter Kit Italian is a new concept in language learning. It is a complete programme which has all the back up and additional support material you need to get you speaking Italian fast, and confidently. It has been specially written and designed for the complete beginner or the 'false starter' and does not assume that you know anything about learning a language. It is written in a friendly, no-nonsense style, with simplified, 'bare bones' grammar which covers only the language you will need.The rules of pronunciation are on the CDs, so you will have a model to copy rather than trying to follow written instructions, and the speaking exercises and model sentences will get you speaking in whole sentences from day one. Your Personal Tutor will talk you through the course and the exercises to make learning easier and more enjoyable.You will follow an enjoyable and varied learning programme, and with the help of the frequent practice and repetition you will find it easy to remember the five new words you will meet a day. You will learn a few simple sentences by heart every day, too, and these will give you the confidence to speak without stumbling and embarrassment.
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  • Starter Kit Spanish: Teach Yourself

    By Elisabeth Smith
    Authors:
    Elisabeth Smith
    Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. And, to save you even more time, we are now including detailed track information in the books so that you can find what you want in the audio quickly.The Starter Kit Spanish is a new concept in language learning. It is a complete programme which has all the back up and additional support material you need to get you speaking Spanish fast, and confidently.It has been specially written and designed for the complete beginner or the 'false starter' and does not assume that you know anything about learning a language. It is written in a friendly, no-nonsense style, with simplified, 'bare bones' grammar which covers only the language you will need.The rules of pronunciation are on the CDs, so you will have a model to copy, rather than trying to follow written instructions, and the speaking exercises and model sentences will get you speaking in whole sentences from day one. Your Personal Tutor will talk you through the course and the exercises to make learning easier and more enjoyable.You will follow an enjoyable and varied learning programme, and with the help of the frequent practice and repetition you will find it easy to remember the five new words you will meet a day. You will learn a few simple sentences by heart every day, too, and these will give you the confidence to speak without stumbling and embarrassment.
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  • Speak Welsh With Confidence: Teach Yourself

    By Kara Lewis
    Authors:
    Kara Lewis
    We've all travelled abroad with the best of intentions when it comes to speaking the language, only to falter when it comes to the crunch. This quick and constructive course gives you the Welsh you need to talk to the locals - and crucially, the confidence to put it into practice.As well as providing essential vocabulary and phrases, the course also aims to improve your understanding of spoken Welsh, so that you can feel sure of yourself in two-way conversations.Based on the ten situations you are most likely to find yourself in while travelling in Wales, the course builds your knowledge and understanding gradually, and is suitable for complete beginners. A booklet is included, with the dialogues and their English translations. A glossary of the words and phrases used also provides you with a handy phrasebook while you travel.By the end of this course, you will be at Level A2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks.
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  • Speak Bulgarian With Confidence: Teach Yourself

    By Michael Holman, Mira Kovatcheva
    Authors:
    Michael Holman, Mira Kovatcheva
    We've all travelled abroad with the best of intentions when it comes to speaking the language, only to falter when it comes to the crunch. This quick and constructive course gives you the Bulgarian you need to talk to the locals - and crucially, the confidence to put it into practice.As well as providing essential vocabulary and phrases, the course also aims to improve your understanding of spoken Bulgarian, so that you can feel sure of yourself in two-way conversations.Based on the ten situations you are most likely to find yourself in while travelling abroad, the course builds your knowledge and understanding gradually, and is suitable for complete beginners. A booklet is included, with the dialogues and their English translations. A glossary of the words and phrases used also provides you with a handy phrasebook while you travel.By the end of this course, you will be at Level A2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks.
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  • Speak Croatian With Confidence: Teach Yourself

    By Marina Rajic Cox, Ivana Djuric
    Authors:
    Marina Rajic Cox, Ivana Djuric
    We've all travelled abroad with the best of intentions when it comes to speaking the language, only to falter when it comes to the crunch. This quick and constructive course gives you the Croatian you need to talk to the locals - and crucially, the confidence to put it into practice.As well as providing essential vocabulary and phrases, the course also aims to improve your understanding of spoken Croatian, so that you can feel sure of yourself in two-way conversations.Based on the ten situations you are most likely to find yourself in while travelling abroad, the course builds your knowledge and understanding gradually, and is suitable for complete beginners. A booklet is included, with the dialogues and their English translations. A glossary of the words and phrases used also provides you with a handy phrasebook while you travel.By the end of this course, you will be at Level A2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks.
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