Thinking Translation

A Course in Translation Method: French to English

Author: Sandor Hervey,Ian Higgins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134899327

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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Thinking Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method. It has been fully and successfully piloted at the University of St. Andrews. The course offers a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. Translation is presented as a problem-solving discipline. Discussion, examples and a full range of exercise work allows students to acquire the skills necessary for a broad range of translation problems. Thinking Translation draws on a wide range of material from technical texts to poetry and song.
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English Grammar For Dummies

Author: Lesley J. Ward,Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470687045

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 1170

If you're confused by commas, perplexed by pronouns, and plain terrified by tenses, English Grammar For Dummies will put your fears to rest. Packed with expert guidance, it covers everything from sentence basics to rules even your English teacher didn't know - if you want to brush up on your grammar, this is the only guide you'll ever need. Discover how to: avoid common grammatical errors; get to grips with apostrophes; structure sentences correctly; use verbs and find the right tense; and decide when to use slang or formal English.
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Guitar For Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips,Jon Chappell,Hal Leonard Corporation

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119296536

Category: Music

Page: 408

View: 9884

Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition (9781119293354) was previously published as Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition (9781119151432). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. The bestselling guide now updated with video demonstrations and audio tracks online The guitar is one of the most versatile instruments in the world, which is why it's so appealing to musicians. Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you everything a beginning or intermediate acoustic or electric guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it. Fully revised and updated, with online video and audio clips that help you learn and play along, you'll explore everything from simple chords and melodies to more challenging exercises that are designed to satisfy players of all levels. Additionally, new players can dive into the basics of guitar and accessory selection. Whether you prefer the cool sounds of the acoustic or the edgier tones of the electric, your guitar will get a lot of use as you play your way through the lessons presented in this integral book. But your journey doesn't stop at the last page! With an updated multimedia component, you have access to more than 80 online videos and 35 audio tracks that help build your talent. Play along with online videos and audio tracks to develop and reinforce your new skills Tune your guitar, change strings, and make simple repairs to keep your instrument in working order Choose the right guitar and equipment for your needs Explore numerous musical styles, including rock, blues, jazz, and country Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition guides you in the development of your strumming talent—and who knows where that can take you!
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The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

Author: James Boyle

Publisher: Tredition Classics

ISBN: 9783849513375

Category: Intellectual property

Page: 352

View: 2645

Publisher description: "Our music, our culture, our science and our economic welfare all depend on a delicate balance between those ideas that are controlled and those that are free, between intellectual property and the public domain. In The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (Yale University Press) James Boyle introduces readers to the idea of the public domain and describes how it is being tragically eroded by our current copyright, patent, and trademark laws. In a series of fascinating case studies, Boyle explains why gene sequences, basic business ideas and pairs of musical notes are now owned, why jazz might be illegal if it were invented today, why most of 20th century culture is legally unavailable to us, and why today's policies would probably have smothered the World Wide Web at its inception. Appropriately given its theme, the book will be sold commercially but also made available online for free under a Creative Commons license.".
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A+ Certification Bible

Author: Edward Tetz,Glen E. Clarke,Joseph Phillips,Angshuman Chakraborti,Meeta Gupta,Mridula Parihar,Rashim Mogha

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780764548109

Category: Computers

Page: 1178

View: 1990

Built around the exam objectives for easy reference during specific objective focus, A+ Certification Bible contains extensive self-evaluation opportunities to help you determine what areas need additional study. Comprehensive coverage allows you to maximize the information, and tailor your study to your own needs at any level of experience. Covers: Exam 220-201 and 220-202
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Gardening Basics For Dummies

Author: Steven A. Frowine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118050620

Category: Gardening

Page: 432

View: 1796

You’re now officially out of excuses for not planting the garden of your dreams. Even if you’ve never sowed a seed nor pulled a weed, Gardening Basics For Dummies contains everything you need to know about flowers, beds, borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to create your own private paradise. This friendly and informative guide also covers all of the tools and additives available to make gardening easier. You’ll discover: Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants Tips on choosing the type of garden you want How to create a garden plan Easy-to-follow instructions for soil preparation Advice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennials Step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens Plans for butterfly and children's gardens Packed with helpful tips on controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems, Gardening for Dummies turns your brown thumb green in a hurry.
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Practice Makes Perfect Complete French Grammar

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071787828

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 5590

Build your confidence in your French skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of French grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of French as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on French grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak French the way the native speakers do.
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Library of Piano Classics

Author: Amy Appleby

Publisher: Music Sales Amer

ISBN: 9780825618277

Category: Music

Page: 256

View: 7791

(Music Sales America). A compendium of the world's most beloved classical music presented in easy-to-read large print. A splendid collection of pieces that over the years have captured the heart of music lovers everywhere.
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Arabic-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756659677

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 7415

The newest edition to the Visual Bilingual Dictionary series, this title will help the international visitor-whether for business or recreational-adsorb essential vocabulary in Portuguese.
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Interdisciplinary English

Author: Loretta F. Kasper

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Primis Custom Pub

ISBN: 9780072892079

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 2932

This text contains carefully written short essays that. introduce students to the vocabulary and style of the. academic disciplines. Contains key vocabulary words, exer-. cises, and discussion topics.
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Success in college

the role of personal qualities and academic ability

Author: Warren W. Willingham

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 239

View: 5732

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Contacts: Langue et culture françaises

Author: Jean-Paul Valette,Rebecca M. Valette

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133309585

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 608

View: 8405

One of the most popular and trusted introductory French programs available, CONTACTS: LANGUE ET CULTURE FRANÇAISES is renowned for its superior grammar sequencing, four-skills presentation and practice, vocabulary control, and supportive pedagogy. More learner friendly than ever, the new ninth edition features an all-new design while maintaining hallmark strengths like logical progression and clear organization, which have successfully served more than half a million CONTACTS users. The program reflects the realities of the contemporary French and Francophone worlds while effectively preparing readers for work, study, and travel abroad with its practical illustrations and activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Cambridge English for engineering. [1]. Student's book

Author: Mark Ibbotson

Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen

ISBN: 9783125342866

Category: Engineering

Page: 112

View: 1856

A short self-study or classroom course (40-60 hours) for engineers who need to use English in the workplace. Cambridge English for Engineering develops the communication skills and specialist English language knowledge of engineering professionals, enabling them to communicate more confidently and effectively with colleagues and customers. The ten standalone units cover topics common to all kinds of engineering - including civil, electrical and mechanical - such as procedures and precautions; monitoring and control; and engineering design. Authentic activities - from describing technical problems and suggesting solutions to working with drawings - make the course relevant and motivating. The course requires no specialist knowledge on the part of the teacher and comprehensive teacher's notes are available online. It is also ideal for self-study. Cambridge English for ... is a new series of short courses for different areas of English for Specific Purposes. Written for professionals by professionals they combine the best in ELT methodology with real professional practice. Other titles in the series include Job-hunting, the Media and Nursing.
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Easy Learning French Conversation (Collins Easy Learning French)

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008118825

Category: Reference

Page: 320

View: 8801

A unique guide to communicating in French. It will help you to find out more about French culture and to practise your spoken French with a free downloadable audio file.
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Easy French Step-by-Step

Author: Myrna Bell Rochester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071642217

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

View: 3814

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.
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Mathematics for Economists

An Introductory Textbook

Author: Malcolm Pemberton,Nicholas Rau

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442612762

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 702

View: 4451

The third edition of Mathematics for Economists features new sections on double integration and discrete-time dynamic programming, as well as an online solutions manual and answers to exercises.
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Phonological Analysis

A Functional Approach

Author: Donald A. Burquest

Publisher: Summer Inst of Linguistics

ISBN: 9781556711688

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 319

View: 4684

This third edition is basically the same as the second. However, IPA phonetic symbols are used more consistently throughout, the data in many examples and problems have been rechecked in the sources and corrected where necessary, and some of the references have been updated. Although some users might prefer a more extensive revision, I hope the present edition will help continue to fill the need for a text that is oriented to the student interested in interaction with data from previously unstudied or little studied languages.
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Complete French Beginner to Intermediate Course

Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language

Author: Gaelle Graham

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9781444177299

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 2432

Complete French is a comprehensive book and audio language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. - Maps from A1 to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages - 25 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section - Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick - Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking - Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner - Culture notes - learn about the people and places of France - Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims - Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken French - Test Yourself - see and track your own progress In this pack you'll get a full-colour book and two CDs of audio material. Get our companion app. French course: Teach Yourself is full of fun, interactive activities to support your learning with this course. Apple and Android versions available. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book 2

For the Older Beginner

Author: Nancy Faber,Randall Faber

Publisher: F J H Music Company, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781569391716

Category: Music

Page: 95

View: 5694

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The Inexplicable Laws of Success

Workbook

Author: Verusha Singh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781922113078

Category:

Page: 88

View: 3873

Success is an elusive thing. Only a minority of people achieve noteworthy success in life; and for good reason. A fundamental truth about success is: you don't get what you want in life; you get what you are. Successful people are different whether they are aware of it or not. The Inexplicable Laws of Success: Workbook is a companion to The Inexplicable Laws of Success.
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