The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French on Your Own

Author: Gail Stein

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780028610436

Category: French language

Page: 376

View: 7294

A guide to learning French fast that includes methods for learning idioms and slang terms, cultural tips for tourists, basic vocabulary lists, pronunciation guides, and grammar exercises.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French

Author: Gail Stein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1429526467

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 480

View: 7703

You're no idiot, of course. You appreciate wine and brie, can pronounce "croissant," and know that "bonjour" means hello. But when it comes to actually learning the language, you feel stranded on the Eiffel Tower with no way down. Dont strap on your parachute just yet! The Complete Idiots Guide to Learning French, Second Edition makes mastering French fun and entertaining--instead of bogging you down with verb tenses and vocabulary lists. Youll feel confident about "parlaying" your new proficiency into conversations with native speakers.

Französisch für Dummies

Author: Dodi-Katrin Schmidt,Michelle M. Williams,Dominique Wenzel,Nathalie L. Brochard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527705457


Page: 384

View: 8521


Schach für Dummies

Author: James Eade

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527692010

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 351

View: 1047

Schach besteht aus mehr als den einfachen Regeln, wie eine Figur ziehen darf. Es ist von Taktik, Finten, Phantasie und Strategien geprägt. Um dieses Spiel, das manche als Kunst, andere als Wissenschaft sehen, ranken sich Mythen und es erschuf seine eigenen Helden. Der Autor James Eade bedient die ganze Bandbreite an Bedürfnissen, die ein Anfänger hat. Neben den Grundregeln erhält der Leser eine Anleitung zur erfolgreichen Gestaltung der verschiedenen Spielphasen: der Eröffnung, des Mittel- und Endspiels. Computer- und Turnierschach kommen auch nicht zu kurz. Die Magie des Spiels zeigt er anhand der legendärsten Partien und berühmtesten Spieler auf. Alles in allem das Rundum-Wohlfühl-Paket für Schachanfänger.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Zen Living

Author: Eve Adamson,Gary McClain

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101199083

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 368

View: 4169

As an adult who leads a busy life, you have to deal with the stresses of home, work, and family. The Buddhist idea of Zen seeks to help you reduce stress so that you can remain calm when conflicts arise. This book begins with the basics, telling you what Zen is and how you can use it to deal with the situations that come up in your fast-paced life.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Teaching Music on Your Own

Author: Karen Berger

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101222824

Category: Music

Page: 304

View: 5431

A pitch-perfect resource that will be a number-one hit with music instructors. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Teaching Music on Your Own' offers prospective teachers - and existing ones - all of the tools they need to start and run a profitable, respected studio. The comprehensive guide covers every aspect of running a studio, including: -Setting up a studio -Lessons in the home versus travelling to students -Advertising and marketing -Fee schedules and basic pricing principles -Student relations -Using computer games and programs in the studio

Die Regeln der Arbeit

Author: Richard Templar

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3941493132

Category: Self-Help

Page: 250

View: 8257

Für manche Menschen ist der Arbeitsalltag das schiere Vergnügen. Scheinbar ohne sich anzustrengen meistern Sie die Fallstricke der Büropolitik. Sie sagen und tun das Richtige, sie bekommen die Gehaltserhöhung, sie werden befördert. Was wissen diese Glücklichen, was alle anderen scheinbar nicht wissen? Sie kennen die Regeln. Die Regeln der Arbeit. Diese Regeln sind überraschend einfach zu lernen - und wenn man sie einmal kennt, dann kann man sie ebenso einfach im täglichen Leben beibehalten. Richard Templar hat sie in einem Buch zusammengefasst: den "Regeln der Arbeit". Erfahren Sie, wie Sie vorankommen, ohne Ihre Prinzipien aufgeben zu müssen; wie Sie das Selbstvertrauen und die Energie ausstrahlen, die Vertrauen und Respekt erzeugen; wie Sie die perfekte Nische für sich schaffen; wie Sie Konflikte lösen ohne die anderen vor den Kopf zu stoßen; und last but not least: wie Sie in den Schlüsselmomenten, die Ihre Karriere beflügeln können, aktiv, präsent und erfolgreich sind.

Countdown to French

Author: Gail Stein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071428631

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 3436

Master French in just one day When time is of the essence, trust Countdown to French to help readers master the language quickly and effectively. Organized into 24 units--each of which is designed to take no more than one hour to study--this self-instruction book presents material in a "countdown" fashion, from Hour 24 all the way down to 0, allowing learners to gauge their progress along the way. Beginning with a basic introduction of grammar and vocabulary fundamentals, the units move quickly to practical conversational skills for both vacation and business travelers. Upon completion of the guide--the equivalent of just one day--readers eager to apply their newly honed language skills will be able to communicate in a variety of everyday, real-world situations.

Magic Search

Getting the Best Results from Your Catalog and Beyond

Author: Rebecca S. Kornegay,Heidi E. Buchanan,Hildegard B. Morgan

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838909906

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 143

View: 458

This resource showcases how to increase the power of Library of Congress Subject Heading (LCSH) subdivisions to produce astonishing results from your searches. The authors explain how, when used wisely, LCSH subdivisions can save time and provide a new level of precision in information retrieval for patrons of the library.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Losing Weight

Author: Susan McQuillan

Publisher: Alpha Communications

ISBN: 9780028621135

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 308

View: 5564

Offers advice on and strategies for developing positive eating habits, building a balanced diet, exercising, creating low-fat meals, and choosing diet-friendly foods when dining out

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feng Shui

Author: Elizabeth Moran,Val Biktashev

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9780028631059

Category: Feng shui

Page: 404

View: 8783

Harness the positive energies of your environment with the ancient art of feng shui. Photos/illustrations.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Heroes

Author: Jay Stevenson,Matthew Budman

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9780028633770

Category: History

Page: 405

View: 7334

Collects facts on and stories of such accomplished, great, and legendary Americans as Paul Bunyan, Theodore Roosevelt, Annie Oakley, Sammy Sosa, and Bill Cosby

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing for Women

Author: Jennifer Basye Sander,Anne Boutin,Jim Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028629421

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 291

View: 7227

Offers advice on financial planning, mortgage shopping, building credit, decreasing debt, and creating a secure future

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Improving Your I.Q.

Author: Richard Pellegrino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101198672

Category: Games

Page: 288

View: 4652

You're no idiot, of course. You've read a few books and can hold your own in a room full of university professors. But when it comes to problem-solving and understanding complex theories and facts, you feel like your brain is going to explode. Don't reach for the aspirin just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Improving Your IQ unlocks the secrets of you brain and teaches you how to whip those sparking synapses into shape.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photography

Author: Roger Woodson

Publisher: Macmillan Distribution

ISBN: 9780028610924

Category: Photography

Page: 266

View: 411

Offers advice on choosing a camera and lenses, selecting and loading film, framing a shot, lighting, indoor and outdoor photography, photographing animals, special effects, and developing exposed film