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BBC ITALIAN GRAMMAR

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This practical reference guide is ideal for both GCSE students and adults, whether they’re learning at home or in a class. The perfect complement to any Italian course, its emphasis is on clear and concise explanations of the core structures of the language, illustrated with hundreds of current, everyday examples. The book is designed to allow easy and rapid consultation and includes a glossary, verb tables and a comprehensive, easy-to-use index.

ItalianPod - Learn Italian on Your Terms

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ItalianPod is a language training service designed around your needs, rather than the traditional constraints of language schools and publishers. Technology solves these problems, and can make the learning of a new language easier.
We take the best pedagogical approaches of the classroom, layer in the community features of the social web, and tailor a customized learning pathway for each student.
ItalianPod Newbie
Duration: 7h 13m 32s
For anyone who's absolutely new to Italian, these lessons will help you with basics. Newbie lessons are exclusively in English. They feature dialogues that are repeated three times and are followed by translations. An analysis follows, highlighting the key vocabulary and phrases from the dialogues, as well as discussing anything that can be confusing for new-comers to Italian. Verbs are in the present tense and vocabulary comes from situations that one is likely to encounter upon arrival in Italy.
ItalianPod Elementary
Duration: 7h 03m 52s
Elementary l…

Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions

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The only way to build your skills in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. Following the successful Practice Makes Perfect approach, this book gives you clear explanations and all the tools you need to learn Italian pronouns and prepositions. A valuable resource for beginning- to intermediate-level Italian learners, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions enables you to:
Successfully grasp Italian pronoun and preposition usage
Review and compare different types of pronouns and prepositions using easy-to-read tables
Build your language skills with more than 100 exercises and an answer key

With the help of many everyday examples, this book takes the mystery out of pronouns and prepositions and gets you on your way to communicating in Italian with confidence!

Italian Grammar Drills

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Sharpen your Italian grammar with skill-building exercises
If you want to be proficient in Italian, you eventually have to clear the bothersome hurdle of grammar. The best way to conquer this obstacle is through hands-on experience. Covering all facets of Italian grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--Italian Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics with fun and engaging exercises.

This comprehensive book features:
More than 200 drills that demonstrate how the Italian grammar system works
An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept
The flexibility to learn at your own pace

The Big Green Book of Italian Verbs

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ONLY CD with exercises
The Big Green Book of Italian Verbs with CD-ROM includes more than 180 interactive exercises with instant visual feedback on verb conjugation skills, with frequent cross-referencing to the accompanying book. You can also review usage examples and test your knowledge of common verbal phrases and idioms.

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Become an Italian verb virtuoso with this unbeatable reference/interactive combo!

The Big Green Book of Italian Verbs with CD-ROM is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering Italian verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with east, enabling you to communicate in Italian confidently.

Italian All Talk Complete Language Course

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Italian All Talk Complete Language Course
All-Audio Advantages Take advantage of effective on-the-go learning! All Audio Learn on the go! Instruction is presented in an all-audio format on 16 digitally-recorded CDs. You have the opportunity to learn on the go, taking advantage of time normally wasted. Study in your car, while exercising, doing yard work anywhere you can safely listen to a CD player. No accompanying books are needed to help you complete the lesson activities. Why can t learning be fun? It can! Linguaphone has chosen to present the allTalk 1-2-3 in an entertaining, soap-opera format. No dry old teacher with a monotone voice putting you to sleep, you follow the adventures of a visitor to a Spanish-speaking country as she interacts with individuals in a variety of interesting situations, learning the language and beginning to understand the culture. Actually learn the language Tired of spending money on language courses that don t work? Did you ever think the problem could…

Better Reading Italian

Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original language, the Better Reading Language series is for those who want to brush up on a foreign language.

There is a set of comprehension questions at the end of each feature story, and it helps you begin to bridge the gap from "textbook" books on Italian, and to start jumping into "regular" books in Italian.

Rush Hour Spanish

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"Rush Hour" is a language course for people on the go. It uses songs and music to reinforce language skills as we follow the main characters though a number of lively and humorous scenes. In the car, on the train or in the gym, "Rush Hour" is an introductory course to use anywhere, anytime.

Business French - Le francais des affaires

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 Business French - Le francais des affaires  The Business series is designed for people who need to learn a language for professional reasons – employees of multinationals, frequent business travellers, people attending meetings in a foreign language and so on. An original concept built around appealing storylines, this "business" series will quickly teach you all you need to know about the world of international trade and commerce.

Learn in Your Car - Spanish

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Look ma, no textbooks! The Learn in Your Car series treats you like a child--in the best possible way--starting with one-word phrases ("please," "good-by"), counting exercises, and simple nouns ("bus," "train") designed to imitate a child's learning process. First you hear the words in English, then they are repeated slowly in clear, unaccented pronunciations.

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction

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       500 + Essential Words and Phrases for Communicating with Spanish-Speakers
Talk with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed!

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction gives you more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to working on commercial and residential job sites, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to say immediately.

Space the wall studs sixteen inches apart. Clave los montantes a una distancia de dieciséis pulgadas. (KLAH-beh lohs mohn-TAHN-tess ah oo-nah dee-STAHN-s'yah deh d'yeh-see-SACE pool-GAH-thahs)

Put up the walls. Pare las paredes. (PAH-reh lahs-pah-REH-thess)

Use the bulldozer. Use la niveladora. (OO-seh lah nee-bell-ah-THOR-ah)

Learn the Spanish words and phrases for: exchanging pleasantries • interviewing potential employees • discussing pay rate and taxes • giving instructions • terminating an employee • establishing work hours • explaining safety and emergency procedures • pr…

Spanish of Latin America

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   Do you know Latin American Spanish already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to South America, need to brush up your Latin American Spanish for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Spanish of Latin America 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and extend your skills.Colloquial Spanish of Latin America 2 is designed to help those involved in self-study. Structured to give you the opportunity to listen to and read lots of modern, everyday Latin American Spanish, it has been developed to work systematically on reinforcing and extending your grasp of the grammar and vocabulary.Key features of Colloquial Spanish of Latin America 2 include:
-· Revision material to help consolidate and build up your basics
-· Lots of spoken and written exercises in each unit
-· A grammar reference and detailed answer keys
-· Extensive Spanish/English and English/Spanish glossaries

Instant Recall Spanish Vocabulary

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Teaches 200 key words in a matter of hours!

When learning Spanish, one of the hardest tasks you face is remembering new words. Instant Recall Spanish Vocabulary presents on two CDs a technique for learning and recalling vocabulary that has been scientifically proven up to three times more effective than conventional methods. Spanish words and their English meaning are linked by verbal images to help you learn, and, most importantly, periodic testing ensures that you retain the vocabulary. Topics include food and drink, clothing, traveling, family, numbers, and time.

The Ultimate Spanish Phrase Finder

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Get instant access to thousands of common Spanish phrases

As you know it is next to impossible to deduce the Spanish equivalents of common English phrases such as "take a break" or "have an idea" using only a bilingual dictionary. That's where The Ultimate Spanish Phrase Finder comes in.

Containing 37,000 common phrases and idiomatic expressions in each language, The Ultimate Spanish Phrase Finder gives you invaluable guidance on phrase construction, along with a range of synonyms to choose from. Examples--including common proverbs and book and movie titles--provide you with vivid illustrations of how specific word combinations are used in everyday contexts in Spain and Latin America.

Perfect Phrases in Spanish

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The book features more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to the restaurant and hotel fields, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to right away. From interviewing potential employees to discussing wages and every subject in between, Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries will help you conquer the language barrier in the workplace, leading to increased productivity and a more collaborative environment.

15-minute Spanish

With an innovative, visual approach the Eyewitness Travel 15-Minute language guides are the ideal tools for people who need to learn a language fast.

Schaum's Outline of Spanish Vocabulary

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Schaum's Outline of Spanish Vocabulary helps you keep your Spanish up to date, with the latest terms and contemporary usage-both in Spain and in Latin America.

English & Spanish Medical Words & Phrases

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English & Spanish Medical Words & Phrases, Fourth Edition, is a handy, pocket-sized reference book covering important medical terms and phrases. It's the perfect resource for nurses and other health care professionals who care for Spanish-speaking patients as well as those professionals whose primary language is Spanish rather than English. From admission to discharge and follow-up, there are thousands of scenarios for which accurate and timely communication between clinician and patient is vital. The key terms needed for such communication are covered in this comprehensive pocket-sized reference.

Spanish for Educators

Communicate with your Spanish-speaking students and parents as easy as uno, dos, tres

A working knowledge of the Spanish language is an indispensable part of an educator’s skill set. Spanish for Educators gives you more than 3,000 Spanish words and phrases and the basic grammar needed to use them properly and with confidence. You will learn vocabulary that covers every aspect of a student’s school career, from kindergarten enrollment through high school graduation.

Designed to get you quickly up and running with all the Spanish you need to build stronger relationships with Spanish-speaking students and families, Spanish for Educators features:
English-Spanish mini-dictionary
Phonetic translations
Bilingual forms and letters for parents
Spanish grammar primer
Hundreds of practical, hands-on exercises
Useful cultural notes

Fast & Easy Spanish: The 60-Minute Survival Program

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Designed for travelers or beginners who want a brief introduction to a new language, each program teaches more than 300 essential words and phrases needed to get by in common travel situations. Package includes: 1 hour of instruction on cassette and insert cards with transcript and pronunciation guide.

From the Inside Flap
Fast: If you've always wanted to learn Spanish or need to learn it in a hurry, here is a quick, stress-free introduction to the basics. This 60-minute audio course features more than 300 essential Spanish words and phrases.

Basic Spanish

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With "Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish," you'll get just the basics--essential vocabulary and grammar to get you to the next stage of learning Spanish. Inside, three-page units cover each subject, which can be completed in a mere 10 to 15 minutes! Also included are engaging and humorous exercises to keep you focused and interested while you gain confidence in your new language..

Intermediate Spanish

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This text is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include:
clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and Spanish grammar
authentic language examples from a range of contemporary media
reading comprehensions at the end of each unit
full cross-referencing throughout

Modern Spanish Grammar: A Practical Guide

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This new edition of the Modern Spanish Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Spanish, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume.
The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives. Part B is carefully organized around language functions and notions such as:
* Giving and seeking information
* Putting actions into context
* Expressing likes, dislikes and preferences

Suenos World Spanish

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Suenos World Spanish offers a superb start in learning a language that is spoken by more than 300 million people in over 20 countries. Recorded and filmed in Spain, Latin America and the USA, this innovative and stimulating course will help users develop listening and speaking skills with confidence.

Learning Spanish Like Crazy - Spoken Spanish

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Learning Spanish Like Crazy was developed to teach conversational Latin American Spanish. The course was developed after the Founder of the course realized that the Spanish that Latin American actually speak was different from the Spanish that he had learned from other self-study Spanish courses. Unlike many other Spanish courses, Learning Spanish Like Crazy teaches you how to speak spoken Latin American Spanish as opposed to textbook or formal Spanish. The course is all audio. This is the first in the series of two levels of Spanish. The first level will take the student from beginner to lower intermediate level. As a special bonus gift for Amazon customers, the customers are given access to re-mastered downloadable copies of the complete FSI Spanish Level III and FSI Spanish Level IV. As an additional bonus gift, with your order you will receive a link to download bonus video Spanish lessons.

Mastering Spanish: Hear It, Speak It, Write It, Read It

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I found this title to be very informative and educational. I started the journey of learning Spanish at ground zero and this book has taken me to blast off. Eso libro es excelente!

Accounting Dictionary: English-Spanish, Spanish-English, Spanish-Spanish all

Accounting Dictionary: English-Spanish, Spanish-English, Spanish-Spanish all
The first English—Spanish translation dictionary of accounting terms to cover the differences in accounting terminology for Spanish-speaking countries

This bilingual Accounting Dictionary offers not only English—Spanish and Spanish—English translations of accounting terms but also a Spanish—Spanish section correlating the different terms used in major Spanish-speaking countries. The only accounting dictionary to offer such coverage, this useful reference provides accounting practitioners and students with easy, accurate guidance for translating in and among:
Argentina
Chile
Colombia
Mexico
Spain
Venezuela

The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice

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The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice offers you an exciting new way to gain the confidence and skills you need to take the next big step on the road to Spanish fluency. More than just another Spanish verb guide, it provides you with a concise review of verb forms and extensive practice in tense usage. You are then encouraged to apply your knowledge of verb forms to sentence construction.

As you work through a series of increasingly more demanding exercises, you'll quickly build your mastery of the Spanish sentence--from simple subject-plus-verb sentences, to more sophisticated ones, including conditional and compound sentences. Also, by continually comparing and contrasting Spanish and English verb tenses and sentence structures, the authors further demystify the conventions of Spanish sentence construction.

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: The Paper Test

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Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: The Paper Test
Skills ' Strategies ' Confidence. This book/CD-ROM package gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the TOEFL(R) paper-based test. Providing both a comprehensive language skills course and a wealth of practice for all sections of the paper test, the Longman Preparation Course is appropriate for courses in TOEFL(R) test preparation or as a supplement to more general ESL courses.

TOEFL iBT Insider

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LinguaForum's TOEFL iBT Insider: Listening is a guide that will help you get ready for the listening section of the New TOEFL iBT. The Insider: Listening provides detailed instructions and intensive practice questions for every question type on the iBT listening section along with high quality listening passages covering the full range of TOEFL listening topics. Guided note-taking practice and supplementary activities are also integrated into the listening passages to build active listening skills.
The book also includes 14 audio CDs to help students understand and score well in the listening section.

Berlitz English - Language for Life from level 1 to level 8

     Berlitz English is the unique new program that provides language training for the real world by using real-life scenarios, in the classroom as well as in course materials. Whether you want to learn English for travel, to conduct business, to study abroad or simply for personal enrichment, you’ll find that BerlitzEnglish gives you the language skills you need to handle almost any situation.

Vocabulary & Spelling Success in 20 Minutes a Day

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    This book is part of the Success in 20 minutes a Day series, a proven program, now revamped, with an eye-catching, modern design and updates throughout.This invaluable skill-building guide features:a pretest, pinpointing strengths and weaknesses; hundreds of exercises in test format for essential practice, including lessons on definitions, spelling, parts of speech, prefixes, suffixes, and more; a posttest to reveal progress;additional resources and tips on preparing for important tests.

Oxford Dictionary Golden Edition

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   Based on the "Oxford English Corpus", language databases, which amount to "hundreds of millions of words of written and spoken English in machine-readable form", this hefty single-volume dictionary has four million words of text. That includes 355,000 words phrases and definitions, 12,000 encyclopaedic entries and 68,000 explanations. The statistics are mind blowing.

GMAT Data Sufficiency Prep Course

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Comprehensive Prep for GMAT Data Sufficiency

Every year, students pay $1,000 and more to test prep companies to prepare for the math section of the GMAT. Now you can get the same preparation in a book.

Although data sufficiency problems are difficult, they are very learnable. GMAT Data Sufficiency Prep Course presents a thorough analysis of GMAT math and introduces numerous analytic techniques that will help you immensely, not only on the GMAT but in business school as well.

Strategies for the TOEFL iBT

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    Increase your TOEFL iBT score by increasing your speaking and writing scores. How? By using the strategy called argument mapping. Why argument mapping? Because the TOEFL iBT speaking and writing sections are all argument-based tasks. That means if you want high speaking and writing scores, you must know how to map out (develop and deliver) spoken and written arguments, quickly and proficiently. With argument mapping, you will be able to do just that. Best of all, you can apply argument mapping to all six speaking tasks and both writing tasks. That means you will spend less time reading about strategies and more time practicing them.

You Will Also Learn:

* Essential rhetorical strategies and opinion development strategies
* Step-by-step basic responses for all speaking and writing tasks
* Step-by-step advanced responses for all speaking and writing tasks
* Step-by-step emergency responses for all speaking and writing tasks
* How to revise your spoken and written responses to m…

English for Restaurant Workers

   English for Restaurant Workers Second Edition is designed for trainee waiters and waitresses, and for trainers in the restaurant and catering industry. This post-elementary course has been specially developed using a novel picture based format. English for Restaurant Workers Second Edition is an invaluable resource for the trainer and trainee in restaurant work as it gives both the language and the basic skill needed for this field.


only Audio CD

Key Features

- Incorporates the English vocabulary needed in this field of work

- Illustrates important job-specific verbs and nouns

- Shows how restaurants tasks are done in a step-by-step picture process format

- Includes common phrases, terms, and expressions that recur constantly

- Provides a basic reference to aspect of restaurant work such as equipment used, cooking
methods, alcoholic and non-alcholic beverages, different meats and vegetables, etc.

Cardiovascular English

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    This book is the fourth manual of a series of medical English books aimed at medical specialists. It is an introduction to cardiological English and intends to help all those who need to use professional English but do not speak it on a day-to-day basis. The multiplicity of cardiological tests and therapeutical procedures demands a sound knowledge of cardiovascular English and can be extremely demanding for non-native English speaking cardiologists, cardiology residents, nurses, and medical students.

English in Everyday Situations

    This 96 page resource book offers teachers a wealth of activities based on reading and listening realia (authentic or simulated-authentic) and will be vital for teachers presenting 'Background to Britain' information. 'Timesavers for Real!' offers activities which aid integrated skills development (with a focus on reading, listening and vocabulary) and revises specific structures in an enjoyable and meaningful way. Examples of activities include: Shopping at the CD Megastore (Music types - likes and dislikes); TV listings (matching programmes to people profiles); Maps of Britain and Local Towns (jigsaw pair work). The book is accompanied by an audio component. Intermediate level.

Quick Solutions to Common Errors in English

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Designed to help resolve most common English language problems and queries, this book has an accessible reference format with examples and explanations of mistakes regarding sentence construction, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Basic Skills for the TOEFL

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Basic Skills for the TOEFL iBT is a 3-level, 12-book test preparation series designed for beginning-level students of the TOEFL iBT. Each level consists of four books: Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing. Over the course of the series, students build on their current vocabulary to include common TOEFL and academic vocabulary. Students new to the test are also introduced to level-appropriate passages, lectures, conversations, and questions found on the TOEFL iBT.

Practice Tests for the TOEIC Test 2 CD

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  Practice tests for the TOEIC test. Lin Lougheed is a well-known ELT figure with particular expertise in writing prep courses for TOEIC. He has written Oxford Practice Tests for the TOEIC Test for OUP, as well as numerous TOEIC preparation texts and skills materials for other publishers.

Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English

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    The Longman Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English is a pedagogical coursebook for advanced students at university or on teacher-training courses, and an invaluable reference grammar. It combines a comprehensive examination of grammatical structure with information about the how, when, and why of the English as it is really used. The Longman Student Grammar:
* examines patterns of use in news, fiction, academic, and spoken English
* takes grammar and vocabulary together and looks at how they interact
* is based on an analysis of 40-million words of British and American, written and spoken corpus text
* uses over 3000 examples of real, corpus English to illustrate the points
* uses frequency tables and graphs to make the new findings of this grammar clear

Fluent English: Perfect Natural Speech

             Fluent English is the ideal course for developing native-like fluency in English.
It focuses on the essentials—idiomatic expressions, phrasal verbs, practical vocabulary expansion,
and grammar usage in context—and builds listening comprehension as well as pronunciation and intonation
skills.
This program comes with a 224-page textbook and three CDs and offers language learners the perfect opportunity
to hone their language skills effectively.

Longman English Grammar Practice

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   The Longman English Grammar is an indispensable guide for all students at intermediate and advanced levels. First, it provides a comprehensive reference book of modern English grammar. Second, it looks at language from the students' point of view and so gives them clear and precise guidance on the areas of grammar they need to master for effective communication. Explains each area of grammar clearly and concisely. Uses traditional and familiar descriptions, yet takes account of modern research into grammar.

Learn English via Listening

ListeningEnglish allows you to improve your English listening skills quickly and systematically.
The articles are divided into five levels of difficulty, which range from very easy to very challenging. As your listening proficiency improves, you can select articles from more challenging levels. The announcers speak in North American or British accents.
You can chose wich one you want to listen.

Official IELTS Practice Materials

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     These Practice Materials are intended to give IELTS candidates an idea of what the test is like. They also give candidates the opportunity to test themselves to see whether their English at the level required to take IELTS.


Super-Mini American Slang Dictionary

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The 411 on the latest American slang

This up-to-date dictionary presents you with 2,100 entries including colorful words and phrases from television and movies, as well as the streets and campuses.

Basic English Grammar

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      Basic English Grammar is a developmental skills text for students of English as a second or foreign language. Serving as both a reference and a workbook, it introduces students to the form, meaning, and usage of basic structures in English. It provides ample practice through extensive and varied written and oral exercises.

This third edition’s range of contents provides a solid core of basic English grammar for lower-level or beginning students. It includes numerous new exercises with, at the end of each chapter, cumulative review exercises that include additional communicative and interactive student-centered tasks.

Kaplan TOEFL iBT (2010-2011)

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Everything you need to Score Higher on the TOEFL iBT—Guaranteed

The TOEFL iBT tests your abilities in Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Kaplan’s TOEFL iBT with CD-ROM presents the most important language skills and strategies you need to succeed on this test. The TOEFL is required worldwide for international students who want to study abroad.

Kaplan’s comprehensive guide gives you exactly what you will need to get ready for test day, including:

4 full-length practice tests on CD-ROM* with detailed answer explanations Focused practice for each section of the test Listening practice on CD-ROM*, with complete transcripts in the book Exclusive score-raising tips and strategies for each language skill: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking Effective study tips for advanced ESL studentsWorld Leader in Test Prep and Admissions

English & Spanish Medical Words & Phrases

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English & Spanish Medical Words & Phrases, Fourth Edition, is a handy, pocket-sized reference book covering important medical terms and phrases. It's the perfect resource for nurses and other health care professionals who care for Spanish-speaking patients as well as those professionals whose primary language is Spanish rather than English. From admission to discharge and follow-up, there are thousands of scenarios for which accurate and timely communication between clinician and patient is vital. The key terms needed for such communication are covered in this comprehensive pocket-sized reference.