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Patrick Moore's Astronomy: Teach Yourself

By Patrick Moore
Authors:
Patrick Moore
Patrick Moore's Astronomy will ensure you recognize what you are seeing in the night sky. You will investigate the sun, moon, planets comets and stars and learn how to observe them. This comprehensive guide, complete with star charts, will map out the skies and allow you to impress your friends with your knowledge of the sky at night.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of astronomy.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Pass the British Citizenship Test: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

By Bernice Walmsley
Authors:
Bernice Walmsley
Pass the British Citizenship Test will enable you to pass the test which will allow you to apply for for indefinite leave to remain or naturalisation as a British citizen. Covering everything from the application and what you need to know to practice questions and what comes after the test, this book will prepare you for the whole process.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the British Citizenship test.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Plan A Secure Retirement: Teach Yourself

By Trevor Goodbun
Authors:
Trevor Goodbun
Are you only a few years away from retirement and fearful of how you will manage, particularly in the current financial climate? This book is aimed at those about to retire who want to make the most of their money in retirement but it's about much more than just pensions. All other aspects of managing finances for retirement are covered, from getting the best deal on a current account to leaving an inheritance in the most tax efficient way. And all in just one handy, portable book complete with jargon-buster!Each chapter covers a specific aspect of retirement finances providing the facts in an understandable way, along with advice and tips. Throughout the book, case studies and the author's extensive personal experience of dealing with pension planning are used to clearly illustrate the points being made. No book can replace specific tailored advice from an expert but this book will help you to make more of your money through your own actions and tell you exactly where expert help is needed. Areas covered include:-Understanding pensions-Essential things to do and find out before retiring-Income tax, capital gains tax and National Insurance-Investments, including investing in property and equity release-Passing on wealthand the book finishes with advice on things you can do after retirement to help your financesWritten in a clear and reassuring way it will melt away the mystique of pensions and tackle the all-round financial aspects of planning for a comfortable retirement.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of NLP.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Perfect Your French 2E: Teach Yourself

By Jean-Claude Arragon
Authors:
Jean-Claude Arragon
Are you looking for an improver's course in French which will make you sound like a native? If you already know some French and want to take it further, Perfect your French will guarantee success! Taking you from a good GCSE level (level B2 of the Common European Framework), this course teaches you advanced structures and vocabulary so that by the end of the course you will be at GCE Advanced Level, CEF level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.Full of authentic texts and dialogues about complex subjects, this course covers a wide range of topics of the sort you will want to talk about when in France and teaches you the kind of everyday language and features of speech that will enable you to communicate with confidence and feel comfortable taking part in conversation with native speakers of France. The choice of material aims to give you something of the flavour of France today and each unit is based around a single theme with lively interviews and conversations on the accompanying recording. There are activities based on the interviews and texts to help you remember what you've learnt and put your knowledge into practice. The units are divided into sessions - to help you organize your learning time and break up the material into manageable chunks - and there are reminders throughout to refresh your memory of points you have learnt.Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online.Learn effortlessly with new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features:NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.GRAMMAR TIPSEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.USEFUL VOCABULARYEasy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.DIALOGUESRead and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of France.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Perfect Your German 2E: Teach Yourself

By Heiner Schenke, Paul Coogle
Authors:
Heiner Schenke, Paul Coogle
Are you looking for an improver's course in German which will make you sound like a native? If you already know some German and want to take it further, Perfect your German will guarantee success! Taking you from a good GCSE level (level B2 of the Common European Framework), this course teaches you advanced structures and vocabulary so that by the end of the course you will be at GCE Advanced Level, CEF level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.Should be used in conjunction with the CD, Perfect Your German (9781444151046), sold separately.
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  • Perfect Your Italian 2E: Teach Yourself

    By Sylvia Lymbery
    Authors:
    Sylvia Lymbery
    Are you looking for an improver's course in Italian which will make you sound like a native? If you already know some Italian and want to take it further, Perfect your Italian will guarantee success! Taking you from a good GCSE level (level B2 of the Common European Framework), this course teaches you advanced structures and vocabulary so that by the end of the course you will be at GCE Advanced Level, CEF level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.Full of authentic texts and dialogues about complex subjects, this course covers a wide range of topics of the sort you will want to talk about when in Italy and teaches you the kind of everyday language and features of speech that will enable you to communicate with confidence and feel comfortable taking part in conversation with native speakers of Italy. The choice of material aims to give you something of the flavour of Italy today and each unit is based around a single theme with lively interviews and conversations on the accompanying recording. There are activities based on the interviews and texts to help you remember what you've learnt and put your knowledge into practice. The units are divided into sessions - to help you organize your learning time and break up the material into manageable chunks - and there are reminders throughout to refresh your memory of points you have learnt.Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. Learn effortlessly with new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.GRAMMAR TIPSEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.USEFUL VOCABULARYEasy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.DIALOGUESRead and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Italy.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.The course is available as a book (9781444102116), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444102123) and as a double CD (9781444102130).
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    Present with Impact and Confidence: Teach Yourself

    By Amanda Vickers, Steve Bavister
    Authors:
    Amanda Vickers, Steve Bavister
    This book will appeal to the vast number of people who find presenting difficult or frightening because they have not had the proper coaching. By virtue of its logical structure, all-encompassing content and clear but engaging writing it will take the terror out of presenting on any occasion. Not only does it teach you how to present with impact and confidence in a business context it will also guide you through the everyday challenges of communicating in every way, from speaking at weddings to impromptu speaking in an informal setting. Everything in life is a presentation and this book shows you how to overcome nerves and anxiety to bring the 'wow' factor to your presentation.As companies increasingly regard public speaking as an essential management skill, the demand for books that offer sensible, practical advice will continue to grow. As a readable, stimulating title full of knowledge that can be put into use straight away, Present with Impact and Confidence will have popular and enduring appeal.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of presenting.THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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  • Philosophy for the Curious: Teach Yourself

    By Mark Vernon
    Authors:
    Mark Vernon
    More than just a straight audiobook, this pack offers a unique introduction to the world of philosophy. In a series of structured discussions our panel of four leading experts will guide you through all the key areas of interest, including the philosophy of science, religion, politics and the mind. Whether you're a complete beginner or a student wanting a convenient way to recap before your exams they are guaranteed to hold your attention as they explore the ideas of everyone from Aristotle to Wollstonecraft. Ideal for downloading onto an ipod or mp3 player, and with a booklet to help you recap on key ideas and specialist phrases, Philosophy for the Curious means you can learn wherever and however you want.
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  • Psychology for the Curious: Teach Yourself

    By Nicky Hayes
    Authors:
    Nicky Hayes
    Is this the right book for me?More than just a straight audiobook, this pack offers a unique introduction to the world of phsychology. In a series of structured discussions our panel of four leading experts will guide you through all the key areas of interest, including growth and development, learning, the unconscious and living with others. Whether you're a complete beginner or a student wanting a convenient way to recap before your exams they are guaranteed to hold your attention as they explore exactly why we are the way we are. Ideal for downloading onto an ipod or mp3 player, and with a booklet to help you recap on key ideas and specialist phrases, Psychology for the Curious means you can learn wherever and however you want.Psychology for the Curious includes:Chapter 1: Why bother with psychology?Psychology and common senseThe need for a scientific approachThe influence of behaviourismThe emergence of modern psychologyChapter 2: Sense, stories and social learningThe malleability of memoryConfabulationNarratives and scriptsChapter 3: Who am I?Self-esteemThe problem of normalityChapter 4: The unconscious mindThe psychoanalytic approachHow the unconscious mind worksDefence mechanismsWhat the unconscious isn'tChapter 5: Learning, expertise and creativityLevels of learningPredispositions in learningPractice and creativityExperts and novicesChapter 6: Coping with stressThe fight or flight reactionLong-term successPhysical copingPsychological copingChapter 7: Community and conflictSociability and adaptabilitySocial identificationSocial motivationChapter 8: Emotional intelligenceFacets of emotional intelligenceMeasuring the EQChapter 9: Positive psychologyPositive emotionsPositive thinkingLearned optimismHappiness
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    Persuade Anyone with NLP: Teach Yourself

    By Alice Muir
    Authors:
    Alice Muir
    "Persuade Anyone with NLP "will give you the secret behind increased power, personal effectiveness and charisma, improving the quality of your life and enabling you to get what you want, whether in the workplace, the shopping mall, or at home with the family. Using the NLP toolkit, you can unlock the secret of effective communication in all its forms, which will make you irresistible in any sphere of influence. Discover the key to great body language, how to build a rapport, handle conflict and negotiate - and, ultimately, how to use these skills to get what you want, just when you want it.
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    Perfect Your Spanish 2E: Teach Yourself

    By Juan Kattan-Ibarra
    Authors:
    Juan Kattan-Ibarra
    Are you looking for an improver's course in Spanish which will make you sound like a native? If you already know some Spanish and want to take it further, Perfect your Spanish will guarantee success! Taking you from a good GCSE level (level B2 of the Common European Framework), this course teaches you advanced structures and vocabulary so that by the end of the course you will be at GCE Advanced Level, CEF level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.Full of authentic texts and dialogues about complex subjects, this course covers a wide range of topics of the sort you will want to talk about when in Spain and teaches you the kind of everyday language and features of speech that will enable you to communicate with confidence and feel comfortable taking part in conversation with native speakers of Spain. The choice of material aims to give you something of the flavour of Spain today and each unit is based around a single theme with lively interviews and conversations on the accompanying recording. There are activities based on the interviews and texts to help you remember what you've learnt and put your knowledge into practice. The units are divided into sessions - to help you organize your learning time and break up the material into manageable chunks - and there are reminders throughout to refresh your memory of points you have learnt.Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. Learn effortlessly with new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.GRAMMAR TIPSEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.USEFUL VOCABULARYEasy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.DIALOGUESRead and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Spain.TRY THISInnovative online exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.The course is available as a book (9781444151084), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444151091) and as a double CD (9781444151107).
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    Planning Your Career In A Week

    By Wendy Hirsh, Charles Jackson
    Authors:
    Wendy Hirsh, Charles Jackson
    The ability to plan your career is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Wendy Hirsh and Charles Jackson, leading experts on career planning, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order work your way to where you want to be.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    People Skills In A Week

    By Christine Harvey
    Authors:
    Christine Harvey
    The ability to communicate effectively is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Christine Harvey, a leading expert on workplace communication, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to communicate better.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself

    By Mel Thompson
    Authors:
    Mel Thompson
    A modern understanding of the world is unthinkable without science, but what exactly is it? What does it mean to say that something is 'scientific'? How are its results justified? From the genetic basis of life, to the structures of the universe and the atom, TEACH YOURSELF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE explores how the key ideas that shape our world have been developed.- Investigate the history of science.- Examine scientific method.- Discover key philosophers and scientists.- Explore the impact of science on Western thought.
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    Project Management In A Week

    By Martin Manser
    Authors:
    Martin Manser
    The ability to manage a project successfully is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Martin Manser, a leading expert on project management as both a coach and a practitioner, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to run a project successfully from start to finish.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    PR In A Week

    By Brian Salter
    Authors:
    Brian Salter
    An understanding of public relations is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Brian Salter, a leading expert on public relations as both a practitioner and a journalist, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order run a successful public relations strategy.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Psychometric Testing In A Week

    By Gareth Lewis, Gene Crozier
    Authors:
    Gareth Lewis, Gene Crozier
    The ability to understand and perform well in psychometric tests is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Gareth Lewis and Gene Crozier, leading experts on psychometric testing, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to make psychometric tests work for you.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Philosophy of Mind: Teach Yourself

    By Mel Thompson
    Authors:
    Mel Thompson
    What is your mind? How is it related to your body? What is the effect of artificial intelligence and information technology? These and many other issues are explored in TEACH YOURSELF PHILOSOPHY OF MIND.- Investigate ideas about the mind, from ancient Greece to present-day cognitive science.- Explore the concepts of memory and free will.- Consider issues relating the mind to religion and artistic creativity.- Examine the impact of information technology on our understanding of the mind and the way it works.
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    Portuguese Grammar You Really Need To Know: Teach Yourself

    By Sue Tyson-Ward
    Authors:
    Sue Tyson-Ward
    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. Portuguese 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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    Portuguese Grammar: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

    By Sue Tyson-Ward
    Authors:
    Sue Tyson-Ward
    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. Portuguese 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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