Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day


Author: Kristine Kershul
Publisher: Bilingual Books (WA)
ISBN: 9780944502587
Category: Spanish
Page: 112
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This AUDIO program can be used in conjunction with the book "SPANISH in 10 mintues a day" to maximize one's progress or on its own while commuting, exercising or doing chores around the house.This AUDIO program distinguishes itself from others by using a selection of voices, male and female, young and old, from a variety of Spanish-speaking countries to help acquaint one with a variety of accents.The six AUDIO CDs are packaged in a separate 6-pack wallet so that they can be easily removed from the box and kept in the car, a briefcase or a coat pocket.A complete program - read and write to see the language - flash cards to help one remember - sticky labels to keep one involved and AUDIO to bring it all together. Read, write, see, touch and hear!

10 Minutes a Day French


Author: Carol Vorderman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780241225172
Category:
Page: 80
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Spend just 10 minutes a day learning and master a new language, 10 Minutes A Day French helps reinforce French-language learning at KS2 Set the clock and off you go! Young learners excel in short bursts, so 10 Minutes a Day French is the perfect language workbook for children. Games and tests take a short amount of time so you get maximum fun for maximum effect. There are 10 minute activities on numbers, family and the weather. Plus the "parents' notes" section gives the answers, explains common pitfalls and gives guidance on how to avoid them. 10 Minutes a day workbooks are the perfect at home reinforcement for subjects learned in school and supports the new National Curriculum. So, set the funky orange timer to test your child in fun 'beat the clock' exercises - and let 10 Minutes a Day French show your child how much fun French can be.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French


Author: Gail Stein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592570553
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 438
View: 3527
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An updated guide to French language self-instruction features French basics for immediate use, a guide to pronounciation, cultural advice, and vocabulary appropriate for such activities as shopping, dining out, and traveling, along with exercises, activities, and more. Original.

French Cooking in Ten Minutes

Adapting to the Rhythm of Modern Life (1930)
Author: Edouard de Pomiane
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780865474802
Category: Cooking
Page: 176
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A beautiful reprint of Edouard de Pomiane's classic collection of recipes for simply prepared meals is more useful now than ever before. Illustrated with period pen and ink drawings, French Cooking in Ten Minutes offers an array of recipes for quick soups, extemporaneous sauces, egg and noodle dishes, preparing fish and meats, as well as vegetables, salads, and deserts.

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
View: 7902
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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.

Parisienne French

Chic Phrases, Slang and Style
Author: Rhianna Jones
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612432271
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 192
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The ultimate girl-friendly phrasebook to give les filles américaines in Paris that certain je ne sais quoi Where but Paris would a young woman rather be sipping espresso at a sidewalk café, browsing a fashionable boutique, or strolling along a romantic riverbank hand in hand with her lover? The city of lights is every girl's dream destination, but upon arrival she doesn't want to stick out like an unrefined American. Luckily, with Parisienne French, she'll know just exactly how to speak, act, and dress like she has always lived there. Whether ordering drinks at a hip underground club, discussing Impressionism at the Musée d'Orsay or just chatting about what fashion is ?in” this season, Parisienne French has the entire vocabulary and modern slang a girl needs to know. The French love their language and appreciate when foreigners take the time to know it too. With this book, the reader will be warmly welcomed to la vie parisienne.

French For Dummies


Author: Erotopoulos,Dodi-Katrin Schmidt,Michelle M. Williams,Dominique Wenzel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111813866X
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 384
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The fast, informal way to learn to speak French - with integrated audio clips throughout. Listen to pronunciations and conversations. French is a beautiful language but quite difficult to learn. Whether you need to learn the language for a French class, or you travel overseas for business or leisure, this enhanced edition of French for Dummies can help. Written in an easy-to-follow format, with integrated audio clips, it gives you just what you need for basic communication in French. The enhanced edition includes: Expanded coverage of necessary grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations Useful exercises, practice questions, and a mini-dictionary Business, an upcoming class, travel – whatever your reason for wanting to learn a new language but don't have time to take a class, this enhanced edition of French For Dummies can get you well on your way to becoming fluent in no time!

Chinese in 10 Minutes a Day


Author: Kristine K. Kershul
Publisher: Bilingual Books (WA)
ISBN: 9781931873352
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 132
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A trip to China is magical, especially when you can speak the language. So before you visit the Great Wall, take the first step here. This book with its new digital download is a complete and fun, hands-on language learning experience. Useful study tools, fun interactive computer games and easy-to-use English phonetics make learning Chinese effortless and enjoyable. And with a focus on practical words and phrases, you’ll be able to order a meal, shop for those incredible bargains and find your way around town, with absolute ease. Spend just "10 minutes a day” with this program and you’ll be speaking Chinese in no time! The "10 minutes a day” Program: The "10 minutes a day” proven methodology guarantees success--all you have to do is set aside 10 minutes and you’ll be on your way. Why 10 minutes a day? Because 10 minutes is doable, it fits easily into your life and it’s not overwhelming. The program is created so that you can work at your own pace. You set the pace and you decide when you’re ready to move to the next Step. The book is purposely designed to look like a child’s workbook--it’s not intimidating or overwhelming. Instead, it’s approachable and engaging for everyone at any age. The book covers material equivalent to more than a year of high school Chinese or the 1st quarter of Chinese at university. The vocabulary hones in on key essential words that you’ll actually use when traveling. You’ll learn Key Question Words so you can ask for what you need; money and numbers so you can shop and pay bills; directions so you can get to your destination smoothly, and so much more that will make your experience abroad enjoyable. Study aids and fun activities such as word games, puzzles and interactive modules are academically designed and strategically interwoven into the program to help you succeed. Contents include: The 132-page illustrated workbook: Use the book to guide you, step-by-step, through learning and speaking Mandarin Chinese. Full color throughout: Visually engages you and is conducive to learning quickly. Digital download of "10 minutes a day” language learning software: Use the interactive modules to hear the words, practice and play, track your score and have fun! (PC and Mac friendly) 150 Sticky Labels (both in the book and for your computer): Place the Sticky Labels around the house and office to learn new words without any extra time or effort. Use the interactive Sticky Labels module on your computer to hear the words, review, keep track of your score and improve. Ready-made Flash Cards (both in the book and for your computer): Take the ready-made flash cards with you and review your vocabulary on the go. Use the interactive Flash Card module on your computer to hear the words, practice and test yourself. Cut-out Menu Guide: Practice at your local restaurant and take it on your trip. Pronunciation Guide: With the Guide and simple phonetics above each Chinese word, it’s easy for native English speakers to begin speaking Chinese with the correct pronunciation. Glossary of over 2,000 new words, definitions, and pronunciation: So you can quickly look up a Chinese word, its pronunciation and definition.

The Flexible Body (Sampler)

Move better anywhere, anytime in 10 minutes a day
Author: Roger Frampton
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1911595881
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 20
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Just 10 minutes of training per day can help you work towards unlocking your body’s full potential. Beginning with a basic squat (which we as children do naturally but then as adults struggle to perform), ‘The Flexible Body : Move better anywhere, anytime in 10 minutes a day’ guides you through a series of positions, stretches, rolls and balances that re-train your body to move like it once could. Forget everything you think you know about exercise. International model and fitness expert Roger Frampton has developed a revolutionary new approach to movement, designed to get your body working in the way it was designed to. We are born with perfect spines that can move in millions of ways. But our sedentary western lifestyles rob us of our natural range of motion and leave us with stiff bodies, bad posture and a high incidence of back pain. Inspired by advanced yoga practitioners and Olympic gymnasts, and in consultation with leading figures from both fields, Roger has developed a simple but highly effective set of exercises known as the Frampton Method, designed to de-restrict your body and help you reach optimum strength and flexibility with no need for any kind of equipment, weights or gym membership. Split into method and movement sections, the movement sections covers a range of positions from hip actions to headstands, and then explain how to take each movement to the next level as you become more advanced. With a thorough explanation of the philosophy and science behind the method, plus hacks for incorporating it into your day-to-day life, this book will inspire you to put down the weights, forget HIIT, reclaim your body and achieve a level of fitness you’ve only ever dreamed of.

French: A Language Map


Author: Kristine K. Kershul
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781931873734
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 8
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This is a new edition of FRENCH a language map with a new section for computer, Internet and mobile devices -- now its easy for travellers to say what they need in French in order to stay connected and share their adventures online.

Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day

A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis
Author: Joan Bolker
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429968881
Category: Reference
Page: 208
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Expert writing advice from the editor of the Boston Globe best-seller, The Writer's Home Companion Dissertation writers need strong, practical advice, as well as someone to assure them that their struggles aren't unique. Joan Bolker, midwife to more than one hundred dissertations and co-founder of the Harvard Writing Center, offers invaluable suggestions for the graduate-student writer. Using positive reinforcement, she begins by reminding thesis writers that being able to devote themselves to a project that truly interests them can be a pleasurable adventure. She encourages them to pay close attention to their writing method in order to discover their individual work strategies that promote productivity; to stop feeling fearful that they may disappoint their advisors or family members; and to tailor their theses to their own writing style and personality needs. Using field-tested strategies she assists the student through the entire thesis-writing process, offering advice on choosing a topic and an advisor, on disciplining one's self to work at least fifteen minutes each day; setting short-term deadlines, on revising and defing the thesis, and on life and publication after the dissertation. Bolker makes writing the dissertation an enjoyable challenge.

Easy French Step-by-Step


Author: Myrna Bell Rochester
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071642217
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 400
View: 4795
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Get up and running with French Easy French Step-by-Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. You are quickly introduced to grammatical rules and concepts in order of importance, which you can build on as you progress through the book. You will also learn more than 300 verbs, chosen by their frequency of use. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help you quickly build your speaking and comprehension prowess.

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
View: 2131
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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.

Get Some Headspace

How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day
Author: Andy Puddicombe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 125001414X
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 224
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As a former Buddhist monk with over 10 years of teaching experience, Andy Puddicombe has been acknowledged as the UK's foremost mindfulness meditation expert. Like his readers and students, he began his own meditation practice as a normal, busy person with everyday concerns, and he has since designed a program of mindfulness and guided meditation that fits neatly into a jam-packed daily routine-proving that just 10 minutes a day can make a world of difference. Simple exercises, stories and techniques culled from Andy's years of experience will help anyone calm the chatter in their minds. The result? More headspace, less stress. Get Some Headspace also brings us the extraordinary science behind this seemingly simple cure-all. This book and practice will help readers positively impact every area of their physical and mental health through mindfulness, from productivity and focus, to stress and anxiety relief, sleep, weight-loss, personal relationships...and the list goes on and on.

French in 10 Minutes a Day


Author: Kristine K. Kershul
Publisher: Bilingual Books Incorporated
ISBN: 9781931873291
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 132
View: 1641
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Dreaming of Paris? Or Tahiti? Or perhaps it’s Morocco that beckons you. Wherever your travels take you in the Francophone world, "FRENCH in 10 minutes a day" will cover all your language needs. Fun computer activities, useful study tools and an easy pronunciation guide make learning French easy and enjoyable. With a focus on practical words and phrases, which every traveler needs, you’ll learn that ordering a meal, greeting the locals and finding your way around town, all in French, is simply a breeze! Whether you’re shopping along the Champs-Elysées or at the market in Dakar, make "FRENCH in 10 minutes a day" your travel companion and the enchanting Francophone world will be yours. The "10 minutes a day" Program: The "10 minutes a day" proven methodology guarantees success—all you have to do is set aside 10 minutes a day. Why 10 minutes a day? Because 10 minutes is doable, it fits easily into your life and it’s not overwhelming. The program is created so that you can work at your own pace. You set the pace and you decide when you’re ready to move to the next Step. The book purposely looks like a child’s workbook—it’s not intimidating or overwhelming. Instead, it’s approachable and engaging for everyone at any age. The vocabulary hones in on key words that you’ll actually use when traveling. You’ll learn Key Question Words so you can ask for what you need; money and numbers so you can shop and pay bills; directions so you can get to your destination smoothly, and so much more that will make your experience abroad enjoyable. Study aids and fun activities such as word games, puzzles and interactive modules are academically designed and strategically interwoven into the program to help you succeed. Contents include: The 132-page illustrated workbook: Use the book to guide you, step-by-step, through learning and speaking French. Full color throughout: Visually engages you and is conducive to learning quickly. Digital download of "10 minutes a day" language learning software: Use the interactive modules to hear the words, practice and play, track your score and have fun! (PC and Mac friendly) 150 Sticky Labels (both in the book and for your computer): Place the Sticky Labels around the house and office to learn new words without any extra time or effort. Use the interactive Sticky Labels module on your computer to hear the words, review, keep track of your score and improve. Ready-made Flash Cards (both in the book and for your computer): Take the ready-made flash cards with you and review your vocabulary on the go. Use the interactive Flash Card module on your computer to hear the words, practice and test yourself. Cut-out Menu Guide: Practice at your local restaurant and take it on your trip. Pronunciation Guide: With the Guide and simple phonetics above each French word, it’s easy for native English speakers to begin speaking French with the correct pronunciation. Over 300 “Free Words”: Sounding similar to their English counterparts, these French words take no extra effort to add to your vocabulary. Glossary of over 2,000 new words, definitions, and pronunciation: So you can quickly look up a French word, its pronunciation and definition.

The First 20 Hours

How to Learn Anything . . . Fast!
Author: Josh Kaufman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101623047
Category: Self-Help
Page: 288
View: 9699
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Forget the 10,000 hour rule— what if it’s possible to learn the basics of any new skill in 20 hours or less? Take a moment to consider how many things you want to learn to do. What’s on your list? What’s holding you back from getting started? Are you worried about the time and effort it takes to acquire new skills—time you don’t have and effort you can’t spare? Research suggests it takes 10,000 hours to develop a new skill. In this nonstop world when will you ever find that much time and energy? To make matters worse, the early hours of prac­ticing something new are always the most frustrating. That’s why it’s difficult to learn how to speak a new language, play an instrument, hit a golf ball, or shoot great photos. It’s so much easier to watch TV or surf the web . . . In The First 20 Hours, Josh Kaufman offers a systematic approach to rapid skill acquisition— how to learn any new skill as quickly as possible. His method shows you how to deconstruct com­plex skills, maximize productive practice, and remove common learning barriers. By complet­ing just 20 hours of focused, deliberate practice you’ll go from knowing absolutely nothing to performing noticeably well. Kaufman personally field-tested the meth­ods in this book. You’ll have a front row seat as he develops a personal yoga practice, writes his own web-based computer programs, teaches himself to touch type on a nonstandard key­board, explores the oldest and most complex board game in history, picks up the ukulele, and learns how to windsurf. Here are a few of the sim­ple techniques he teaches: Define your target performance level: Fig­ure out what your desired level of skill looks like, what you’re trying to achieve, and what you’ll be able to do when you’re done. The more specific, the better. Deconstruct the skill: Most of the things we think of as skills are actually bundles of smaller subskills. If you break down the subcompo­nents, it’s easier to figure out which ones are most important and practice those first. Eliminate barriers to practice: Removing common distractions and unnecessary effort makes it much easier to sit down and focus on deliberate practice. Create fast feedback loops: Getting accu­rate, real-time information about how well you’re performing during practice makes it much easier to improve. Whether you want to paint a portrait, launch a start-up, fly an airplane, or juggle flaming chain­saws, The First 20 Hours will help you pick up the basics of any skill in record time . . . and have more fun along the way.

What They Didn't Teach You in French Class

Slang Phrases for the Cafe, Club, Bar, Bedroom, Ball Game and More
Author: Adrien Clautrier,Henry Rowe
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612437303
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: N.A
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Sipping a café au lait at a sidewalk bistro... Getting down at Paris’s hottest club... Cheering on Les Bleus at the stadium... Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in France’s everyday language. • What’s up? Ça va? • She’s totally hot. Elle est bandante. • This party is lit! Cette bringue est enflammée! • That brie smells funky. Ce brie sent putain de drôle. • Wanna French kiss? On se roule une pelle? • That ref is a moron. L’arbitre est un abruti.

Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
Author: Jeff Hertzberg, M.D.,Zoë François
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
ISBN: 9780312362911
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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For 30+ brand-new recipes and expanded ‘Tips and Techniques’, check out The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, on sale now. This is the classic that started it all – Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day has now sold hundreds of thousands of copies. With more than half a million copies of their books in print, Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François have proven that people want to bake their own bread, so long as they can do it easily and quickly. Crusty baguettes, mouth-watering pizzas, hearty sandwich loaves, and even buttery pastries can easily become part of your own personal menu, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day will teach you everything you need to know, opening the eyes of any potential baker.