Barron's Business Dictionaries are pocket-size books that define several thousand specialized terms within their subject area. They are ideal fast-reference books for business students and business managers. Terms and definitions are supplemented with enlightening diagrams, charts, and line art. This revised and expanded dictionary defines approximately 8,000 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistics. This brand-new edition has been expanded to include more than 150 new terms specifically relating to finance and economics.
Over 5,000 entries Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. It covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The seventh edition boasts broader coverage in areas including nuclear magnetic resonance, polymer chemistry, nanotechnology and graphene, and absolute configuration, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these fields. New diagrams have been added and existing diagrams updated to illustrate topics that would benefit from a visual aid. There are also biographical entries on key figures, featured entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and chronologies charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics. 17th edition.
CAE Practice Tests is a collection of six complete practice tests for the Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English examination (CAE). The tests are presented in the form that students will meet in the examination, and provide thorough, systematic exam preparation and practice. Key Features - The six CAE tests cover the range of topics, vocabulary and structures included in the CAE syllabus. - The Further Exam Practice section offers practice on collocations, vocabulary, word & preposition combinations, phrasal verbs, verb forms, linking words & phrases, word formation & key word transformations. - The recorded material on the accompanying audio CDs with instructions, pauses and repeats, provides genuine examination conditions for the Listening Test. - The full-colour photographs and illustrations provide excellent visual material for the Speaking Test. - Photocopiable sample answer sheets in both the Student's and teacher's Books provide students with valuable practice in transferring their answers from the exam papers within the time limits of the real exam. - The Teacher's Book contains all the Student's Book material with the answers overprinted model answers for the Writing Paper, audioscripts of the recorded material, expanded versions of all six Speaking Tests with suggested answers.
Fully revised and updated, this latest edition from Collins' bestselling Gem Dictionary range is the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable up-to-the-minute Russian dictionary. Features include: - All the latest words in both languages, such as downloadable, Wi-Fi, carbon footprint, podcast - User-friendly business language supplement - Useful tables of nouns, verbs, pronouns and numerals
This edition of the Oxford School Spelling Dictionary has been revised to include new words and has been fully updated in line with modern spelling and the curriculum. Its new layout makes this book simple and accessible with the alphabet on each page, a colour thumb tab, and guide words at the top of each page. Locating words has never been so quick and simple - here is the perfect book to make spelling easy and make children confident that they have got it right. The footnotes throughout help build spelling knowledge and lead children from an incorrect look-up to the right word easily. Panels give extra information on spelling rules to put the building blocks of learning in place. A great tool for supporting writers both at home and school.
Definitions are worded so that children at all levels can understand them easily and examples have been carefully chosen to make the meaning and use of words totally clear. Extra notes on difficult words help children to learn the correct spelling. Word classes, prefixes and suffixes and formal and informal uses are highlighted so children can learn and recognize different language features. Designed in colour for ease of use, with a large, easy-to-read font, Chambers Primary Dictionary complements the curriculum for all children in the UK aged 7-11. Complements the curriculum for all children in the UK aged 7-11: - Renewed Primary Framework in England and Wales - Revised Key Stage 2 Curriculum in Northern Ireland -
Twenty years in print, "The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers" contains around 750 entries offering detailed information on every important graphic designer, movement, agency, practice and publication from 1840 up to the present day. The dictionary gives clear and accessible definitions, from technical minutiae of typography to computer-aided design and printing. Cross-references make navigating between entries simple. The endmatter contains a handy bibliography of key texts and recommended reading, as well as a timeline that puts the most influential individuals, developments and movements in chronological order. This third edition contains over 200 new, updated or expanded entries (as well as 45 new illustrations, 22 in colour) on the latest designers, terms and influences; content that ranges from Adobe InDesign to Manga, and from Chip Kidd to Marian Bantjes. Redesigned and re-typeset throughout, the book remains an indispensable reference tool to all students and practitioners of graphic design.
For upper-intermediate to advanced learners of English Ideal for IELTS, ВЕС, and Cambridge English: First, Advanced, and Proficiency exam preparation. With clear definitions and over 140,000 words, phrases, meanings, and examples, plus hundreds of pictures and illustrations, this dictionary is perfect as a reference tool and as a study companion. Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus and correlated to English Vocabulary Profile, it is also perfect for exam preparation. The CD-ROM contains the complete dictionary and recordings in British and American English. - NEW! Focus on Writing section deals with all the essential aspects of academic, formal, and informal writing. - NEW! Up-to-date vocabulary includes words from the areas of technology, media, language, society, and lifestyle, plus important words for academic study. - Learner error information shows the most common errors made by learners of English, so that you can avoid making the same mistakes. Ш English Vocabulary Profile correlation shows which words and meanings are known by learners at what level, so you can prioritize your vocabulary learning. 4-е издание.
Skills Builder is a series of six books, in full colour, providing systematic practice of all four major skills (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). The series is divided into three levels - Starters, Movers and Flyers - with two books at each level. Skills Builder movers 2 is the fourth book in the series. It is designed for young learners at primary level and can be used to supplement any primary course. Key Features - appropriately balanced practice of all four language skills - meaningful use of language in clear and accessible contexts - text and pictures presented in a clear and attractive way, which takes into account the age and interests of young learners - motivating, learner-centred tasks which offer children opportunities to have fun while practising - activities designed to familiarise young learners with real-world tasks, such as carrying out instructions, locating, summarising, note-taking, etc.
Grammar and Vocabulary reference and practice for the revised Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) from 2015. Cambridge Grammar and Vocabulary for Advanced provides complete coverage of the grammar and vocabulary needed for the revised exams, and develops listening skills at the same time. It provides students with practice of exam tasks from the Reading and Use of English, Writing and Listening papers and contains helpful grammar explanations and glossary. It also includes useful tips on how to approach exam tasks and learn vocabulary. It is informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus to ensure that the language tackles real learner errors. The accompanying listening material is available online for download.
Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, all three parts of the epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, in one paperback. Features the definitive edition of the text, fold-out flaps with the original two-colour maps, and a revised and expanded index. This single-volume paperback edition is the definitive text, fully restored with almost 400 corrections - with the full co-operation of Christopher Tolkien - and features a striking new cover.
The Oxford Beginner's Russian Dictionary is ann innovative guide to learning Russian. Designed specifically for English-speaking adult learners who are either learning from scratch or refreshing lost language skills, it offers an easy to use dictionary, extra help with vocabulary, and essential information on living and interacting in the Russian-speaking world. The dictionary is exceptionally easy to use, because it moves away from the traditional dictionary layout. All main translations are preceded by an equals sign so that they are instantly identifiable, and all parts of the entry are spelt out in full, avoiding confusing jargon and abbreviations. Grammar and usage notes throughout the text warn of possible translation pitfalls, and thousands of example phrases show how the language is used in context. The 30-page Learning and Lifestyle kit gives key information on both the Russian language, with a list of the words you really need to know, grammar help, and verb tables, and on life in the Russian-speaking world: background information on lifestyle and culture, tips on etiquette and interaction in the language, and a phrasefinder for use when travelling. The Oxford Beginner's Russian Dictionary is your essential companion to learning Russian. First Edition