Listen and Learn First French Words

Author: Sam Taplin,Mairi Mackinnon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781409597711

Category:

Page: 20

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A word book that lets you listen to 12 French words, spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 1 cards (each features 12 words) out of the envelope and slot it in as instructed. Press 'go' and then press each of the pictures to hear how the word is pronounced. Contains 12 words, spoken by a native French speaker. For preschool children learning French as either a first or second language.
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Listen and Learn First Chinese Words

Author: Sam Taplin,Mairi Mackinnon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781474921268

Category:

Page: N.A

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This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 Chinese words spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 16 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then a picture to hear how the word is pronounced. Chinese is gathering more and more interest for parents eager to prepare their child's future.
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Listen and Learn Get Ready for School

Author: Felicity Brooks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781474921282

Category:

Page: 24

View: 8610

A fantastic way for small children to learn to recognise and say simple words. Includes laminated cards with words associated with going to school. Insert the card in the space and press the button….you will then hear all of the words on that card.
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Listen and Learn Spanish

Author: Frank Reginald Thompson,Listen & Learn

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486252827

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 80

View: 7988

This teacher-tested and approved system for learning Spanish will bring remarkable results, even if the student has never studied a foreign language. Includes 2 CDs with 90 minutes of recorded speech in both English and Spanish, and an 68-page manual containing a phonetic pronunciation guide and an index for locating words and phrases.
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Language Is Music

Over 100 Fun & Easy Tips to Learn Foreign Languages

Author: Susanna Zaraysky

Publisher: Create Your World Books

ISBN: 0982018991

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 101

View: 5599

Language is Music focuses on making learning foreign languages fun, easy and affordable for anyone with a desire to communicate effectively with people around the world. By applying over 100 simple tips to things you already do, such as listening to music or surfing the Web, you can experience the joy of "fluency" in any language without having to study abroad or spend money on private tutors. In Language is Music, Susanna Zaraysky masterfully shares her listening methods so that anyone can have fun learning any language. With over 100 tips and 100 free or low-cost Internet resources, you will learn how to use daily activities, such as watching T.V. or listening to music; conversation partners; and attendance at cultural events to become a masterful speaker of any tongue. "Learning foreign languages is like learning to sing a song or play music," says self-made linguist Susanna Zaraysky and author of Language is Music. Zaraysky has what you might call "an ear" for languages, having used music to successfully learn English, Russian, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Serbo-Croatian-all with excellent accents. Advance Praise for Language is Music "I love it! I think it will help people who want to learn, and those who are curious about additional language learning. Many people want to learn a language but are frightened, or disappointed by the courses they have taken. Reading Language is Music will encourage them to try again, on their own and with friendly supporters." -Dr. Elba Maldonado-Colon, Professor Department of Elementary Education Bilingual Program, San Jose State University LET IT JUST ROLL OFF YOUR TONGUE. With lyrical insight and solid experience, Susanna Zaraysky, author of Language is Music, provides easy steps for learning a language. Gone are the boring, disconnected strategies that most of us remember from school. You've never learned a language this quickly and easily. Zaraysky's methods embody fun, connection, rhythm, and above all...music. -Suzanne Lettrick, M.Ed Educator and Founder of The Global Education and Action Network "Forget dictionaries and phrase books . . . Susanna Zaraysky's easy-to-use guide to language learning is indispensable for any serious language learner wanting to become fluent--not just conversationally proficient--in another language. Language is Music will teach you how to make language acquisition a part of your daily life, and to recreate the kind of total-immersion environment necessary for fluency. Highly recommended reading for aspiring polyglots. Pick up this book and you too will be all ears!" -Justin Liang, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Marshallese, intermediate Spanish Back in France, I spent many years learning "academic" English in school. But I progressed much faster when I forced myself to listen to the BBC or not look at the subtitles when watching an American movie. I wish I had Susanna's book with me then. It's full of creative ideas and practical tips that are indispensable complements to the traditional methods of learning foreign languages -- and it's coming from someone you can trust, she speaks so many of them! -Philippe Levy, French native speaker This book is great. It showed me another aspect and a new approach of learning a language. I will put the book to good use. As a foreign English speaker, I spent many years at school learning English and did not make much progress. A lot of the tips that I read in this book, I learned them with time. However if I had read this book earlier, it would have made my life much easier and I would have saved so much time. I am going to apply the tips in Language is Music into learning a third language: Spanish. This time, I am sure I will make huge progress much faster. Not only is Language is Music useful in acquiring a foreign language, but the resources and websites in the book are valuable for someone who wants to travel abroad. -Fabien Hsu, French native speaker
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Language Hacking German

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: Quercus

ISBN: 1473677394

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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It's true that some people spend years studying German before they finally get around to speaking the language. But here's a better idea. Skip the years of study and jump right to the speaking part. Sound crazy? No, it's language hacking. Unlike most traditional language courses that try to teach you the rules of German, #LanguageHacking shows you how to learn and speak German through proven memory techniques, unconventional shortcuts and conversation strategies perfected by one of the world's greatest language learners, Benny Lewis, aka the Irish Polyglot. Using the language hacks -shortcuts that make learning simple - that Benny mastered while learning his 11 languages and his 'speak from the start' method, you will crack the language code and exponentially increase your language abilities so that you can get fluent faster. It's not magic. It's not a language gene. It's not something only "other people" can do. It's about being smart with how you learn, learning what's indispensable, skipping what's not, and using what you've learned to have real conversations in German from day one. The Method #LanguageHacking takes a modern approach to language learning, blending the power of online social collaboration with traditional methods. It focuses on the conversations that learners need to master right away, rather than presenting language in order of difficulty like most courses. This means that you can have conversations immediately, not after years of study. Each of the 10 units culminates with a speaking 'mission' that prepares you to use the language you've learned to talk about yourself. Through the language hacker online learner community, you can share your personalized speaking 'missions' with other learners - getting and giving feedback and extending your learning beyond the pages of the book . You don't need to go abroad to learn a language any more.
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Fluent Forever

How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It

Author: Gabriel Wyner

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 038534810X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever Wyner reveals what he’s discovered. The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach. Fluent Forever tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up. Starting with pronunciation, you’ll learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into familiar sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using tricks from opera singers and actors. Next, you'll begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to think in a foreign language. And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in minutes every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--without the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.
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Fluent in 3 Months

How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062282700

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, Fluent In 3 Months. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World is a new blueprint for fast language learning. Lewis argues that you don't need a great memory or "the language gene" to learn a language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.
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Listen and Learn Musical Instruments

Author: Kirsteen Robson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781474921275

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Page: N.A

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This ingenious book allows children to hear over 70 musical instruments from around the world. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 9 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert it into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then press a picture to hear how the instrument sounds. This delightful book is an ideal way to introduce young children to the sound of a wide variety of instruments (both familiar and less so) from home, school, bands and orchestras, as well a selection of instruments from early music history and around the world. A brief description tells you how each group of instruments is sounded, while lively illustrations show what the individual instruments look like and how they are played. Excellent sound quality and charming snippets of music give the listener an instant and memorable encounter with each instrument.
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French Self-taught

Author: Franz J. L. Thimm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 77

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The Hidden Brain

How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives

Author: Shankar Vedantam

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau

ISBN: 9781588369390

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned defendant, to hire the thin woman but pay her less than the man doing the same job. It can direct us to safety when disaster strikes and move us to extraordinary acts of altruism. But it can also be manipulated to turn an ordinary person into a suicide terrorist or a group of bystanders into a mob. In a series of compulsively readable narratives, Shankar Vedantam journeys through the latest discoveries in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral science to uncover the darkest corner of our minds and its decisive impact on the choices we make as individuals and as a society. Filled with fascinating characters, dramatic storytelling, and cutting-edge science, this is an engrossing exploration of the secrets our brains keep from us—and how they are revealed.
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French Short Stories for Intermediate Level + Audio

Improve Your French Listening Comprehehsion Skills With Seven French Stories Fpor Intermediate Level

Author: Frederic Bibard

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540498854

Category: French language

Page: 146

View: 1522

Improve your reading and listening comprehension and make learning new vocabulary so much easier with 7 French short stories. Introducing: a fun and effective method of learning French When you can't slip away from daily life to immerse yourself in a French-speaking country, reading and listening to French stories is the next best thing. By learning this way you will be able to: Understand grammar concepts without the monotonous chore of memorizing rules Grasp new vocabulary that you can immediately put to use in everyday conversations, and Practice your listening skills with the stories narrated by a native French speaker. Improve your listening skills with the FREE audio! Familiarize yourself with spoken French. The over two hours of audio recorded by a French native speaker will drastically improve your pronunciation as well. Each story is recorded in 2 different ways: A slow version to help beginners improve their pronunciation A normal and natural speed for intermediate and advanced learners No more need for a dictionary Each story is broken down with a French and English glossary to introduce you to the words and phrases you might not understand. This removes any painful back and forth process of continually searching for definitions or translations. Ideal for beginner and intermediate level The stories are written for new French learners, but a basic understanding of French is recommended for maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. Perfect for anyone who wants to brush up on their French. Make the vocabulary stick With the vocabulary list recap at the end of each chapter, you can review what you have read and listened to and make sure that you don't forget any of the French words you learned. Learn essential vocabulary for everyday situations The book contains 7 stories about the following themes: Travelling, Cooking, Shopping, Love, School, Relationships, Movies. How will this book improve your French language skills? You will be able to train your ears to listen and understand spoken French. You will add 700+ French words and expressions into your vocabulary. You will be able to immediately put to use in everyday situations the vocabulary and grammar structures you learned. Ready to improve your French? Scroll up to the BUY NOW button and get started right away!
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French: Short Stories for Beginners + French Audio Vol 2

Improve Your Reading and Listening Skills in French. Learn French with Stories

Author: Frederic Bibard

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781978420557

Category:

Page: 244

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Improve your French reading, pronunciation and listening skills. Make learning new vocabulary so much easier with 15 fun and engaging French stories. The French audio is FREE! Reading and listening to short stories is an effective and enjoyable method to learning French. For those of you who can't just slip away from life, travel to France and immerse yourself in the language in order to learn it, this is your solution! Reading and listening to native-spoken French stories is the next best thing. You have at your fingertips the written word AND an accompanying audio recording that allows you to: Gain a greater vocabulary that you can use immediately, every day. You will add 1,500+ French words and expressions to your repertoire through the encounter of descriptive sentences and casual conversations woven throughout the stories. Sharpen your comprehension of the spoken word by listening to a native French speaker. Learn how to pronounce French words properly by comparing the written word to the audio recording. Familiarize yourself with a wide range of grammar structures and put them to use today. Avoid the monotonous task of memorizing grammar rules. How awesome is that?! How this book will improve your French language skills: Each story is recorded in two different ways: A slow version helps beginners improve their pronunciation, and a normal, natural speed for intermediate and advanced learners trains your ears to understand what is being said. You receive 4 hours of MP3 audio recording! There is no need for a dictionary. Each story is broken down with a French and English glossary that introduces you to the words and phrases you might not understand. This comes in handy because there is no need for the irritating process of flipping pages, continually searching for definitions or translations. A vocabulary recap at the end of each chapter allows you to review what you have read and listened to so you don't forget the essential words and expressions taught throughout the lesson. The book contains 15 stories with different themes All stories are written using vocabulary that you could easily use in your day-to-day conversations. With this book and accompanying audio you can start improving your French today!
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Color & Learn Easy German Phrases for Kids

Author: Roz Fulcher

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486803600

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 7593

More than 60 pages of charming illustrations to color help reinforce the teachings of this German primer. Kids learn basic vocabulary such as numbers and colors plus practical phrases. Includes English translations and pronunciations.
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Arabic

Author: Nadira Auty,Clive Holes,Rachael Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780844284682

Category: Computers

Page: 243

View: 8921

Integrated basic Arabic language course in 15 units which includes up-to-date travel and cultural information.
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When in French

Love in a Second Language

Author: Lauren Collins

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 014311073X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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"When New Yorker staff writer Lauren Collins moves to Geneva, Switzerland, she decides to learn French--not just to be able to go about her day-to-day life, but in order to be closer to her French husband and his family. When in French is at once a hilarious and idiosyncratic memoir about the things we do for love, and an exploration across cultures and history into how we learn languages, and what they say about who we are"--
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Simple First Words Let's Say Our Numbers

Author: Roger Priddy

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312508786

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 22

View: 558

Ideal for babies and toddlers Tough, sturdy construction Push-button sound bar with ten words or numbers to hear and say Teaches basic vocabulary and counting skills
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Usborne first 1000 words in Japanese

Author: Heather Amery,Stephen Cartwright,Nicole Irving

Publisher: Edc Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 64

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Presents 1,000 common Japanese words accompanied by drawings.
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Learn French with Stories for Beginners

15 French Stories for Beginners with English Glossaries Throughout the Text.

Author: Frederic Bibard

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781516888863

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Page: 162

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* * *LIMITED TIME OFFER! 30% OFF! (Regular Price $14.99)* * * A rewarding and effective method of learning French. If you cannot easily visit a French speaking country and immerse yourself in the French language, reading is one of your best alternatives. A painless and effective way to absorb the French Language. Reading has long been proven to be one of the most effective ways of learning a foreign language. By studying in this way, you should be able to improve your French without the monotonous chore of memorising (memorizing) grammar. These eBooks cover a diverse range of grammatical structures (description, casual conversation, useful vocabulary). No dictionary necessary Each story is broken down - with French and English Glossary. « Sharon est une jeune fille anglaise qui est venue en France pour les vacances d'été. Elle habite chez son amie Clémentine Marais. Sharon et Clémentine correspondent par emails depuis plus de six mois. C'est la première fois qu'elles se rencontrent. C'est aussi la première fois que Sharon voyage dans un pays étranger. Elle a un peu peur, mais tout se passe très bien. La famille Marais est heureuse d'accueillir Sharon, cependant la jeune fille ne parle pas très bien français. Clémentine décide de l'emmener dans un cours de langue pour débutants. » les vacances d'été = the summer holidayshabite = to liveune jeune fille anglaise = a young English girlla première fois = the first timese rencontrer = to meetun pays étranger = a foreign countryd'accueillir = have as a guestcependant= howeverun cours de langue pour débutants= a language course for beginners No painful back and forth process of continually searching for definitions or translation. Recommended for beginner and intermediate level learners of French. However, a basic understanding of French would be highly recommended to achieve maximum enjoyment and effectiveness. Perfect for anyone who wants to brush up their French language skills.Improve your listening. Practice your pronunciation and your listening with the MP3! (4 hours/ read by a French Native Speaker).Each story is recorded 2 different ways:* A slow version to help beginners to improve their pronunciation* A normal and natural speed for intermediate and advanced learners" Never forget the vocabulary again. A vocabulary list recap appears at the end of each chapter. You can review your study and make sure that you don't forget any essential French words. Progress in your writing too. We encourage you to make your own summary to reinforce the learning process. A sample summary is provided for each story. Write and compare. (though it's totally optional) Useful vocabulary for everyday situations: 15 stories about Family, Months, Days, Numbers, Weather, Introduce yourself, House, Nature, Clothing, Shopping, Visiting/Tourism, Weekend Activities,Daily Routine, Describe yourself, Food, Cooking, Jobs and Occupation, At the Train Station Technical detail : 1500 words expressions in French translated in English. MP3 (4 hours in total) Story Length: 15 000 words (Equivalent of a 60 page book) For a limited time you can download "Learn French with Stories" for $9.99 Get this book and start brush-up your French today!
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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little Brown Bks Young Readers

ISBN: 1405517913

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

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Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change. When the twins' grandmother gives them a treasured fairy-tale book, they have no idea they're about to enter a land beyond all imagining: the Land of Stories, where fairy tales are real. But as Alex and Conner soon discover, the stories they know so well haven't ended in this magical land - Goldilocks is now a wanted fugitive, Red Riding Hood has her own kingdom, and Queen Cinderella is about to become a mother! The twins know they must get back home somehow. But with the legendary Evil Queen hot on their trail, will they ever find the way? The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell brings readers on a thrilling quest filled with magic spells, laugh-out-loud humour and page-turning adventure.
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