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: 747

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: 1818

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.

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

Author: Marc Einsohn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028610405

Category: Spanish language

Page: 375

View: 7578

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Spanish on Your Own makes Spanish fun and entertaining - so you don't feel bogged down with a "directory" of words. Feel confident about speaking the language and communicating with native speakers whether you're planning a vacation or preparing for a business trip. In this Complete Idiot's Guide you get enough of the basics that you can put to use immediately; friendly advice in an easy-to-understand format; tips, definitions, and warnings to help you along the way; and clear illustrations that feature everything you need to know!

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Zen Living

Author: Eve Adamson,Gary McClain

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101199083

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 368

View: 7555

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: 1029

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

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: 4067

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 Feng Shui

Author: Elizabeth Moran,Val Biktashev

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9780028631059

Category: Feng shui

Page: 404

View: 9425

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: 7445

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: 6515

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

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photography

Author: Roger Woodson

Publisher: Macmillan Distribution

ISBN: 9780028610924

Category: Photography

Page: 266

View: 4629

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

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

Author: Richard Pellegrino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101198672

Category: Games

Page: 288

View: 6838

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 Money for Teens

Author: Susan Shelley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440695628

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 4800

You're no idiot, of course. Money's always on your mind; if you're not working to make more, you're wondering where it all went. Will you have to give up movies and CDs to get your bank account to grow? Play it smart and you can have it all! Whether you're saving for something big like college or wondering why you're always broke, this info-packed book has the answers you need. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Money for Teens' can show you how to: -Stop the bleeding! Easy ways to get a grip on your expenses. -Make sense of bank and credit card statements. -Work wise and shop smart; get the most of your money. -Pay less for the things you buy - even designer labels! -Learn what it takes to be a teen entrepreneur.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting And Running A Coffeebar

Author: Linda Formichelli,W. Eric Martin,Susan Gilbert

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440650713

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 1349

Brew up your own business. This is a step-by-step guide to realizing what for many people is a cherished dream: opening a successful coffee bar. The Complete idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar includes the dirt on what it's really like to work behind the counter and information of everything from how to build a business plan, to how to make the drinks and how to price them. - Only series book of its kind - The specialty coffee business is still growing - Small businesses create 7 out of 10 new jobs in America - Susan Gilbert has started and run five successful coffee bars

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photography Essentials

Author: Mark Jenkinson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636400

Category: Photography

Page: 304

View: 9119

The focus is on the basics. Presented in concise, intuitive style, this guide has everything amateur photographers need to know to produce great images, whether shooting in digital or film. Best of all, each chapter includes FAQs and full-color visual examples to turn good shots into great shots. Professional photographer Mark Jenkinson shares tips and tricks for: -Understanding how the features and controls affect photographs. -Making the best use of manual, aperture priority, and shutter priority settings. -Shooting moving objects. -Shooting in bright light or nighttime settings. -Adjusting depth of field. -Improving composition and lighting. -Choosing the best format for storing digital images.

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

Author: Alice Müller,Stephan Müller

Publisher: N.A


Category: German language

Page: 329

View: 9608

You're no idiot. You've mastered one of the trickiest languages on earth, English. You've trained your German shepherd, you cook strudel like a hausfrau, and you drive a Volkswagen with ease. But when you enven think about conjugating a German verb or asking for directions in the Black Forest, you feel like a Dummkoph. Don't despair! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning German on Your Own gives you the help you need to begin speaking German today. Using the exercises and examples in this book, you'll soon be speaking German like a native. In this Complete Idiot's Guide you get: