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  • Gandhi: A Beginner's Guide

    By Genevieve Blais
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    Genevieve Blais
    This title is an introduction to the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi. It investigates: his background and the times he lived in, Britain's role in the history of India, the events leading up to the Salt March, his assassination and his legacy.
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    Geology - The Key Ideas: Teach Yourself

    By David Rothery
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    David Rothery
    Geology - The Key Ideas is a definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Extensively illustrated it covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals. With clear explanations of complex geological processes, and a glossary of specialist terms, this book will give you a new understanding of the planet we live on.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.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding.THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
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    Geology: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

    By David Rothery
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    David Rothery
    Written by David Rothery, who is Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University, Geology: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear English, and then providing added-value features like a glossary of the essential jargon terms, links to useful websites, and even examples of questions you might be asked in a seminar or exam.The book uses a structure chosen to cover the essentials of most school and university courses on Geology. Topics covered include the Earth's structure, earthquakes, plate tectonics, volcanoes, igneous intrusions, metamorphism, weathering, erosion, deposition, deformation, physical resources, past life and fossils, the history of the Earth, Solar System geology, and geological fieldwork. There are useful appendices of minerals, rock names and geological time.
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    German Grammar You Really Need To Know: Teach Yourself

    By Jenny Russ
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    Jenny Russ
    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. German 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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    German Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook (Learn German with Teach Yourself)

    By Edith Kreutner, Jonas Langner
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    Edith Kreutner, Jonas Langner
    Do you want to communicate easily and freely in German?Master German grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own German 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 practising German grammar you'll understand how the language really works and be able to speak German with clarity and ease.What will I learn?The German Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook covers a comprehensive range of the most useful and frequent grammar and vocabulary in German. 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 German grammar.Is this course for me?The German Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook can be used as a standalone course or as a complement to any other German 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 German.What do I get?This German 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 German (ISBN 9781444174625) and Complete German: Teach Yourself (ISBN 9781444177398).Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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    Get A Better Job

    By Rod Ashley
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    Rod Ashley
    Is this the right book for me?The current world of work is tough whether you are looking for work or just looking to make better life choices. Things are changing fast and the 'job for life' is a long forgotten myth. This book, perceptively written and full of practical advice, tells you exactly how to become a hot property in the competitive job market. Filled with self-check questions, exercises and case studies it will help you to understand yourself and improve your chance of a fulfilling career. Written to appeal to the broadest spectrum of readers, it will prove invaluable whether you are starting out on your career, returning to work, looking to change direction or coping with redundancy or early retirement. Learn to understand your motivations, grow confident in what you have to offer and go get that job!Get a Better Job includes:Chapter 1: Moving from employment to employabilityUnderstanding how these changes are affecting youUnderstanding the future workWhat is a job?The decline and fall of the jobWhat has happened to make job certainty disappear?Restructuring the workplace in the twenty-first centuryFacing up to the issuesSelf-check questionsCase studiesChapter 2: Getting to know yourself - what you areCharting progressIdentifying those who have influenced youIdentifying what you doMaintaining your employabilityBeing a rounded personRating your confidence in your employabilityCase studiesChapter 3: Getting to know yourself - who you areStarting to feel comfortable with being youLife-mappingIdentifying your needs and desiresHow will you be remembered?My epitaphCase studiesChapter 4: Motivation at workWhat motivates me?Elton Mayo - acknowledging the human elementAbraham Maslow - satisfying inbuilt needsClayton Alderfer - levels of needDouglas McGregor - alternative ways of managing peopleFrederick Herzberg - identifying the sources of motivation and demotivationHow motivating employees can rescue the industryCase studiesChapter 5: Understanding what you have to offerUnderstanding what employers seekDeveloping your transferable skillsIdentifying your transferable skillsBecoming a SWOTDevising your own SWOTDescribing yourselfCase studiesChapter 6: Developing your skillsOffering more than qualifications and experienceCommunicating effectivelyNetworkingHow good are you at team-working?Team-working with colleaguesSeizing opportunities to enhance your skillsMentoringCase studiesChapter 7: Assessing your attitude to lifeRecognizing yourselfIdentifying your personal valuesWhat is your attitude to lifeAre you an optimist or pessimistPersonalityKnowing what suits youMultiple intelligencesEmotional intelligenceChecking the lifeboatCase studiesChapter 8: Where are you going next?Making the most of choicesAccepting support networksManaging timeManaging stressMarketing yourselfMaintaining your employabilitySeize the dayApplying for jobsCase studiesChapter 9: Action planningDevising an action planKeeping yourself in mindPrioritizing activitiesTalking yourself upKeeping on trackEvaluating progressEvaluating by considering key pointsCase studiesPostscript Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features: 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 author's many years of experience.Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of job hunting.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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  • Get Intimate with Tantric Sex

    By Paul Jenner
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    Paul Jenner
    Have you ever wanted to enhance the spiritual aspect to your sex life? Would you like to learn a new dimension to love making? Discover how tantric sex can teach you to be a better lover as well as changing the focus of your sex life with Get Intimate with Tantric Sex. This book covers all the latest background on male and female pleasure. Explore the history and traditional texts of tantric sex and follow a series of practical exercises and techniques.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 the ancient practice of tantric sex.THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
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    Get Into Running: Teach Yourself

    By Sara Kirkham
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    Sara Kirkham
    Get into Running will enable you to enjoy a managable training programme that fits into your lifestyle. It will improve your technique, focus your mind and inspire a nutritious diet. Packed full of essential advice on everything from kit and route planning to technique and psychology, this invaluable guide will motivate you take up running...and stick with it.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 running.THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
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  • Get On TV

    By Katherine Lapworth
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    Katherine Lapworth
    Is this the right book for me?This book gives you everything you need to find, apply for and take part in any reality programme, quiz or talk show. It explains each type of show to you, but most importantly, gives you lots of practical advice from industry insiders on what to say in an application, how to audition, what to expect and how to cope with life before, during and after your 15 minutes of fame. Get on TV includes:Chapter 1: Which programme?Do it for the right reasonsBe preparedThe types of reality shows availableHow to find programmes that are looking for contributorsChapter 2: Who should you appear as?Appearing as yourselfAppearing on a children's programmeAppearing as an expertAppearing as part of the audienceAppearing as an extraChapter 3: The application processGetting your story straightFilling out the application formVideo applications and show reelsHave you been on TV before?Appearing as an expert - be selectiveShould you include photos with your application?Appearing on a show - terms and conditionsFollowing up an application form or videoDealing with rejectionChapter 4: Auditions: the screening processMaking an impressionThe phone interviewAuditions - be safeThe filmed interviewMaking an impression and loosing those nervesThe table interviewThe quiz and game show interviewThe makeover show interviewThe talent show auditionChapter 5: PracticalitiesThe practicalities and paperworkTesting and checking your detailsSetting boundaries for filmingPulling out of filming on the first day is a bad ideaContractsConfidentiality agreementChild entertainment licenseRelease or content formExpensesHow long does it takeChapter 6: FilmingLights, camera, action!Filming studio programmesFilming on locationGetting to know the teamKeep yourself occupiedFood and refreshmentsEstablish how you are going to be presented on the programmeThe running order or scriptCoping with nervesGetting on with your fellow contributorsYour appearance countsChapter 7: What happens afterwards?Once it's over - what happensWill the programme go out?TX: transmissionHow to behave in the 'real' worldFame and fortuneGetting an agentPitching yourself as an expertWorking in TVLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added 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 authors' many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of how to get on TV.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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    Get Started In Pig Keeping

    By Tony York
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    Tony York
    Is this the right book for me?Everything an amateur pigkeeper needs for successGet Started in Pig Keeping offers amateur pigkeepers everything they need to make a success of this increasingly popular pursuit. Whether you are interested in breeding pigs, in meat production, or just want the pleasure of their company, this book covers legalities, basic equipment, picking breeds, understanding behaviour and how to raise and slaughter pigs. You'll get all of the advice you need on daily maintenance of your animal, from feeding to cleaning, and find ample resources if you wish to produce your own meat - or even market and sell it at a local level. Get Started in Pig Keeping includes:Chapter 1: The starting pointChapter 2: Preparation and knowing the rulesChapter 3: Before your pig arrivesChapter 4: Can keeping pigs be cost effective?Chapter 5: Getting your first pigChapter 6: Feeding your pigChapter 7: The health of your pigChapter 8: Breeding from your own stockChapter 9: Meat for the freezerChapter 10: Sales and MarketingChapter 11: Who's who in the pig worldLearn effortlessly with a 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.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.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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    Get Started in Creative Writing

    By Stephen May, Jodie Daber
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    Stephen May, Jodie Daber
    LEARN HOW TO GET STARTED IN CREATIVE WRITING AND WRITE WITH CONFIDENCE AND FLAIR.Get Started in Creative Writing will help writers at the very beginning of their creative journey to gain confidence and find inspiration, and then support you in the completion of your first pieces of creative writing - a short story, a poem, a draft of a novel or screenplay. Each chapter includes a central writing exercise and four shorter ones, while key quotes, key ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts and advice. At the heart of each chapter is a 'Workshop'. The Workshop is a key exercise, in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writing. In addition to coverage of all the key genres and their conventions, this new edition includes an expanded section on self- and digital publishing, to reflect recent advances in technology and the wide variety of digital platforms now available for the distribution of creative writing. There will be a section on the latest trend of creative journalling, and insight into how to tap the potential of the Internet to be the world's largest creative writing workshop.What are you waiting for? This book has all you need to get started!
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    Get Started in Writing for Children: Teach Yourself

    By Lisa Bullard
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    Lisa Bullard
    LEARN HOW TO WRITE COMPELLING STORIES FOR CHILDREN.Get Started in Writing for Children will help you at the very beginning of the creative journey to gain confidence and find inspiration, and then support you in the completion of your first piece of children's literature, whether it's a picture book, a middle-grade story or a young adult novel. Each chapter includes a central writing exercise and four shorter ones, while key quotes, key ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts and advice. At the heart of each chapter is the 'Workshop', a key exercise in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writing for children. In addition to coverage of the key categories and their conventions, this book includes substantial information on getting established in the writing community, gathering a fan base and pitching your work to publishers.What are you waiting for? This book has all you need to get started.
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    Get Started in Arabic Absolute Beginner Course

    By Frances Smart, Mairi Smart
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    Frances Smart, Mairi Smart
    Do you want a solid foundation to your Arabic studies?If you are looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will get you speaking, writing, reading and understanding Arabic in no time. Through authentic conversations, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will learn the Arabic you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family.What will I learn?Basic Arabic is slowly and carefully introduced to ensure you progress confidently through the course and build up a foundation to allow you to feel confident in everyday situations and move to the next level of your learning. It teaches grammar, vocabulary and listening, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills. By the end of the course you will reach a solid Novice High proficiency level of ACTFL (The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and A2 Beginner level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. It allows you to start speaking colloquial Gulf Arabic and reading Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).Is this course for me?Get Started in Arabic is for absolute and false beginners of Arabic. Clear and simple explanations make the course appropriate and accessible to anyone learning Arabic. There are extensive illustrations to support the learner working on his or her own. This course is also ideal to use with one-to-one tutoring and as a classroom course.What do I get? This book has a learner-centred approach that incorporates the following features:- 10 units of learning content - covering everyday topics from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family- Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns yourself to make the language stick- Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims- Vocabulary building - thematic lists and activities to help you learn vocabulary quickly- Test yourself - see and track your own progress- Native speaker audio - available online- Free, downloadable audio transcripts and vocabulary and language reference listsWhere do I go next?If you want to advance your Arabic, our Complete Arabic course (9781444195163) will take you to an intermediate level of Arabic.The audio for this course is available for free on library.teachyourself.com or from the Teach Yourself Library app. If you want to practice your speaking and listening skills, Get Talking and Keep Talking Arabic (9781444185140) is the perfect audio course.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years
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    Get Started in Reflexology

    By Chris Stormer
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    Chris Stormer
    Reflexology is a natural therapy to beat stress and heal common ailments. Get Started in Reflexology: Teach Yourself is the most comprehensive yet straightforward introduction available for the curious beginner.It is the only title to give you true spiritual insight into the link between mind and body; more importantly, it provides clear and direct links to a complete A-Z of different ailments, both physical and emotional, with practical guidance and easy-to-follow techniques for foot massage and care.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 onthe 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 reflexology.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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  • Get Started in Windows 7

    By Mac Bride
    Authors:
    Mac Bride
    Is this the right book for me?Get Started in Windows 7 explains all the key aspects of this operating system from the user's angle including:- running programs and managing files- getting online- managing your email- maintaining your system- configuring printers- customising your system.- getting help- using accessoriesWritten for the new user at home or in the office it covers all the key features of Windows 7 and helps you maximise your use of the system with confidence.Get Started in Windows 7 includes:Chapter 1: Introducing Windows 7Chapter 2: Programs and documents Chapter 3: Working with windowsChapter 4: Basic skillsChapter 5: Help!Chapter 6: The DesktopChapter 7: Files and folders Chapter 8: Internet ExplorerChapter 9: Live MailChapter 10: Control PanelChapter 11: Taskbar and Start menuChapter 12: AccessoriesChapter 13: MaintenanceChapter 14: PrintersLearn effortlessly with a 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.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.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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    Get Started In Songwriting

    By Sam Inglis
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    Sam Inglis
    This book is an essential companion for any aspiring songwriter, and is ideal for those with no formal musical education. Covering every genre of popular contemporary music, from rock and pop to musical theatre and country/western, it tracks everything from what harnessing your creative potential to finding a hook and selling, performing and promoting your songs. It also offers some material for those at a slightly more advanced level who'd like to understand things such as chords and sequencing. With straightforward notation, this accessible guide from a professional songwriter will prove indispensable for creating and peforming your own songs.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 songwriting.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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    Get Started in Sage 50

    By Mac Bride
    Authors:
    Mac Bride
    Is this the right book for me?Do you want to have a clear understanding of accounting principles and know how to prepare accounts using Sage?Get Started in Sage Line 50 introduces the principles behind the system - because if you understand how a system works, you will master it more quickly and be better equipped to sort out any problems later- and demonstrates how to use the various modules and facilities, for day-to-day accounting, for end-of-period summaries and reports and for trouble-shooting and analysis at any time. By the end of the book, you will have a clear understanding of acccounting principles and know how to prepare accounts using Sage. With its practical approach and clear illustrations, Get Started in Sage Line 50 is an essential resource for any user.Get Started in Sage Line 50 includes:Chapter 1: The principles of accountsThe common basisAccounts and informationDouble-entry bookkeepingCustomers and suppliersThe nominal ledgerAnalysis and outputsChapter 2: The Sage 50 systemGetting startedThe screen displayViewing records and transactionsEntering dataSelectionsWizardsSmart linksThe diaryReport designerFile maintenanceBackupsChapter 3: Setting up the accountsCompany dataDetails and defaultsMultiple users and access rightsCustomers and suppliersBank accountsProductsInvoice and order defaultsProgram dateChange passwordChapter 4: The Company moduleCompany tasks and toolsNominal recordsChart of AccountsEditing the Nominal accountsDouble-entry bookkeepingJournal entriesActivityReportsChapter 5: Customers and suppliersNew recordsViewing and editing recordsSearchingCustomer reportsStatements and labelsChapter 6: InvoicesInvoicing in Sage 50Credit notesPrinting invoicesUpdating ledgersBatch invoicesOrder processingChapter 7: Credit controlManaging customer creditDay Sales AnalysisCommunicationsCash flowAged analysisWrite offsManaging supplier creditChapter 8: The Bank tasksThe Bank moduleReconciliationPayments and receiptsReceive PaymentSupplier paymentsBatch paymentsRecurring entriesCheque printingTransfersStatementsReportsChapter 9: Financial controlFinancialsThe Audit TrailThe Trial BalanceThe Profit and Loss accountThe Balance SheetVerificationVATManaging the month endThe Year End routineChapter 10: ProductsThe Products moduleNew productsViewing and editing product dataPrice listsStock levelsChapter 11: Help and supportHelpContentsThe Help IndexSearching for HelpThe navigation panelSage on the WebAsk SageShortcut KeysLearn effortlessly with a 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.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.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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    Get Started in Swedish Absolute Beginner Course

    By Vera Croghan, Ivo Holmqvist
    Authors:
    Vera Croghan, Ivo Holmqvist
    Do you want a solid foundation to your Swedish studies?If you are looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will get you speaking, writing, reading and understanding Swedish in no time. Through authentic conversations, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will learn the Swedish you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family.What will I learn?Basic Swedish is slowly and carefully introduced to ensure you progress confidently through the course and build up a foundation to allow you to feel confident in everyday situations and move to the next level of your learning. It teaches grammar, vocabulary and listening, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills. By the end of the course you will reach a solid Novice High proficiency level of ACTFL (The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and A2 Beginner level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. Is this course for me?Get Started in Swedish is for absolute and false beginners of Swedish. Clear and simple explanations make the course appropriate and accessible to anyone learning Swedish. There are extensive illustrations to support the learner working on his or her own. This course is also ideal to use with one-to-one tutoring and as a classroom course.What do I get? This book has a learner-centred approach that incorporates the following features:- 10 units of learning content - covering everyday topics from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family- Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns yourself to make the language stick- Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims- Vocabulary building - thematic lists and activities to help you learn vocabulary quickly- Test yourself - see and track your own progress- Native speaker audio - available as a digital download- Free, downloadable audio transcripts and vocabulary and language reference listsThis pack includes a book and one MP3 CD of audio material.Where do I go next?If you want to advance your Swedish, our Complete Swedish course (9781444107173) will take you to an intermediate level of Swedish.If you want to practice your speaking and listening skills, Get Talking and Keep Talking Swedish(9781444184228) is the perfect audio course. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years
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    Get Started in Music Theory: Teach Yourself

    By Margaret Richer
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    Margaret Richer
    Is this the right book for me?Get Started in Music Theory offers a practical approach which uses active learning to impart knowledge. Suitable for complete beginners and assuming no previous experience, each chapter includes diagrams, examples, clear explanations, helpful hints and self-tests before moving on, which help create a sense of achievement as you make your way through the book. With results that will get you enjoying your music even more, this is an invaluable guide to understanding music theory.Get Started in Music Theory includes: Chapter 1: Introducing rhythmChapter 2: PitchChapter 3: MelodyChapter 4: More about pitchChapter 5: More about rhythmChapter 6: Sharps and flatsChapter 7: IntervalsChapter 8: More about intervalsChapter 9: Major scales and key signatures Chapter 10: Minor scales and key signaturesChapter 11: Compound time signaturesChapter 12: Introducing chordsChapter 13: HarmonyChapter 14: Adding accompaniment to a melodyChapter 15: Musical formChapter 16: Tone colour and interpretationChapter 17: Ornaments and non-harmonic notesChapter 18: Music theory in the 20th century Learn effortlessly with a 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.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.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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    Get Started in Writing a Novel

    By Nigel Watts, Stephen May, Jodie Daber
    Authors:
    Nigel Watts, Stephen May, Jodie Daber
    LEARN HOW TO WRITE YOUR FIRST NOVEL WITH THIS COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.This new edition of an acclaimed guide to writing a novel helps you if you are just at the very beginning of your writing journey, showing you how to gain confidence and find inspiration. A classic book that has supported thousands of authors over the years, it contains a wealth of information on how to structure, craft and develop your writing, how to edit and redraft, and how to take the first steps towards publication. Each chapter contains a long and several shorter writing exercises, while key quotes, ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts and advice. At the heart of each chapter is the 'Workshop'. The Workshop is a key exercise, in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writingThis new edition also includes an expanded section on self- and digital-publishing, to reflect recent advances in technology and practice.ABOUT THE SERIESThe Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.
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