The Fundamentals of English Grammar Workbook consists of self-study exercises for independent work. A classic developmental skills text for lower-intermediate and intermediate English language learners, Fundamentals of English Grammar is a comprehensive grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text.
After the death of her parents in India, Mary Lennox goes to live with an uncle in Yorkshire, England. Her life is sad and uneventful until she discovers the secret garden and the meaning of true friendship and happiness. This reader uses the EXPANSIVE READING approach, where the text becomes a springboard to improve language skills and to explore historical background, cultural connections and other topics suggested by the text. As well as the story, this reader contains: A biography of Frances Hodgson Burnett. A wide range of activities practising the four skills. KET-style activities and Trinity-style activities (Grades 1, 2). Dossier: English Gardens. Project on the web. Special AUDIO CD/CD-ROM with the text recorded in full and a variety of games and activities for further practice.
This fourth edition of the Oxford Russian Dictionary is guaranteed to continue to be a leader in its field. This dictionary is an invaluable text for any serious student of Russian, or any Russian native speaker learning English. This fully updated and revised edition includes new supplementary material with a correspondence section, grammar help, and special treatment of commonly used but tricky words. The text has also been updated with thousands of new English and Russian words, especially important given changes in language and culture over the last few years. The dictionary is more accessible than ever for those struggling to master Russian -- words are now shown in context to help users select the most appropriate translation. In addition, American English coverage has been greatly expanded. It remains the reference for Russian and English-speakers alike. 500000 words, phrases, and translations.
Timely advice for getting a grip on information overload in the workplace This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impact workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial and human costs of e-mail overload and interruptions and details how working in an information overloaded environment impacts employee productivity, efficiency, and morale. Explains how information?often in the form of e-mail messages, reports, news, Web sites, RSS feeds, blogs, wikis, instant messages, text messages, Twitter, and video conferencing walls?bombards and dulls our senses Explores what we do with information Documents how we created more and more information over centuries Reveals what all this information is doing Timely and thought-provoking, Overload! addresses the reality of?and solutions for?a problem to which no one is immune.
Covers iOS 6 on iPad 2 and iPad 3rd generation Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPad problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Learn how to: • Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks• Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad• Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands• Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad• Video chat with your friends using Skype and FaceTime• Stream audio and video to Apple TV and other devices• Use Dictation to create notes, emails, text messages, search the Internet, and more• Use iCloud to synchronize data between your devices• Watch movies, TV shows, or home videos• Surf the Web, and send and receive email• Download apps to make your iPad even more useful• Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging• Stay organized with the Calendar app• Use Pages and Numbers to create documents and spreadsheets• Use Keynote to build and display presentations
You can get Flash-y with your Web site – here's how! Know your audience, plan your site, and make it both interactive and cool Gone are the days when you could get by with a boring Web site. With Flash, you can add interactivity, video, an exciting and easy-to-navigate interface, and eye candy like custom cursors and flying text. This friendly guide makes Flash fun and easy, so you can have your site up and running in no time. Discover how to * Build an interface with custom buttons and menus * Include animation and soundtracks * Dress up your text * Create tween animations * Create ActionScript objects * Test and publish your site
A classic developmental skills text for intermediate to advanced students of English, UNDERSTANDING AND USING ENGLISH GRAMMAR is a comprehensive reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text. While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the Fourth Edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning activities. Some of the new features are: - Innovative warm-up exercises that precede the grammar charts and introduce points to be taught. - Structure-based listening exercises ranging from casual speech to academic content. - Academic readings that highlight the targeted grammar structures. - Greatly expanded speaking practice with extensive pair, group and class work. - Corpus-informed syllabus that reflects the discourse patterns of spoken and written English. - Audio CDs and listening script in the back of the Student Book.
The go-to guide for learning what to say and how to say it In this climate of near constant streams of media messages, organizations need to know how to effectively communicate risks to their audiences and what to say when a crisis strikes. Risk and Crisis Communications: Methods and Messages is designed to help organizations understand the essential components of communicating about risks during a crisis, and it carves out a role for safety health and environmental (SH&E) professionals in the process. Covering common theoretical concepts and explaining the positions of noted experts in the field such as Peter Sandman and Vincent Covello, the book provides a fundamental understanding of the process behind crafting effective messages for a variety of different situations and explains the consequences of saying the wrong thing to an emotional audience. Incorporating numerous case studies—including the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the 2010 H1N1 pandemic—it shows how messages can change the way an audience perceives an event and how they react to it, clearly demonstrating how ineffective messages can create untold difficulties for an organization's public image. Savvy SH&E professionals know that their role in helping to craft risk and crisis messages as well as assisting in the execution of risk communication plans provides a critical path to becoming more valuable members of their organizations. Risk and Crisis Communications: Methods and Messages provides invaluable assistance in helping SH&E professionals add value to their organization.
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English-in-law is a text-book presenting interesting material with a major focus on legal English. It combines incentive ideas from the field of law with the strongly task-based approach. It can be used both in class and for self-study by students of law, philosophy, sociology, political sciences, etc. Its assignments and tasks help learners of English to acquire and develop useful skills of reading, writing, speaking as well as communicative and cross-cultural competences.
Cutting Edge is a multi-level general English course for adults and young adults. It combines rich international content, comprehensive grammar, and real-life functional language within a clear, easy-to-teach structure. Cutting Edge includes these additional key features: High-frequency, useful vocabulary. A special focus on phrases and language "chunks" makes vocabulary easy to remember and easy to use. Regular, well-structured speaking tasks. A straightforward structure of task preparation, performance and outcorrn develops students' speaking skills. Complete teaching programme. Unique Mini-dictionary helps train the learner to study independently; Teacher's Resource Books with a large bank of photocopiable activities, teacher's tips and alternative teaching suggestions; Videos and Video Workbooks with varied documentary-style features; Companion Website with extra resources, web links and chat facilities.
All you need to know on web design in a thorough new edition If you want just one complete reference on web design, this book is it. The newest edition of this essential guide features 650+ pages on the latest tools and new web design standards, such as HTML5, CSS 3, and other core technologies and page-building strategies. Five minibooks provide deep coverage: essential pre-design considerations, how to establish the look of your site, building a site, how to test your site, and taking your site public. Design professional and author Sue Jenkins understands what designers need and gives you the answers. Thorough revision brings you up to date on the latest changes in the world of web design Features five minibooks that cover all the bases: Getting Started, Designing for the Web, Building the Site, Standards and Testing, and Publishing and Site Maintenance Covers the latest tools, page-building strategies, and emerging technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS 3 Includes over 650 pages of detail on such topics as establishing audience focus, creating content, using mock-ups and storyboards to establish the look, how to design for text and images, testing your site, and more If you're looking for an in-depth reference on all aspects of designing and building a site and taking it live, Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the book.
Connect, Second Edition, is a fun, four-level, multi-skills American English course especially written and designed for young adolescents. Connect Student's Book 4 is an intermediate level text for students aged 11-15 who are learning English for the first time. It develops speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in engaging contexts. The Audio CD includes the Vocabulary, Language Focus, and Get Connected sections.