Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Featured eBooks: Languages

A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary. This book is an authoritative resource on the Indonesian language today, and is an essential reference for students, tourists, business people, and scholars of Indonesian.

Dirty Spanish: Everyday slang from what's up? to F%# off. Next time you’re traveling or just chattin’ in Spanish with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: cool slang, funny insults, and more. Dirty Spanish teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of Spain and Latin America.
Latin Dictionary and Grammar. This book contains 60,000 references and 100,000 translations to give full coverage of the vocabulary required by the major examining boards. The grammar section gives a comprehensive guide to Latin verbs and grammar, with simple explanations and usage examples drawn from standard texts. Also included are detailed supplements on Roman history, life and culture and a section on common Latin words and phrases still used in English today.

Resources for Teaching French 14-16. This book is a user friendly manual that provides teachers with suggestions for classroom activities aimed at children aged 14-16 studying French. The activities introduce different opportunities and approaches in both individual and group work; in both school and homework. They help to motivate and inspire students, and offer different methods of teaching and learning and different ways that teachers can deliver lessons. Most of these suggestions are practical, task-based and active, to stimulate students' imagination and to motivate and inspire them in the subject.

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