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DICTIONARY OF NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHERN COLORADO SPANISH REVISED AND EXPANDED

Author: COBOS, RUBEN
$19.95
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This book, continuously in print since 1983, has become a classic Spanish reference book, widely used in classrooms across the United States. Linguist and folklorist Rubén Cobos, now in his nineties, has been diligently working on revisions for the past decade. Much expanded--the number of pages has increased by seventy--this revised edition will assume its place as the most authoritative reference on the archaic dialect of Spanish spoken in this region.
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EASY AND FUN HIRAGANA: FIRST STEPS TO BASIC JAPANESE WRITING

Author: OGAWA, KIYOMI
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A complete handbook for learning to read and write Japanese hiragana, the syllabary that is the first of Japan's three writing systems introduced to all beginning students. Using real-world examples, illustrations, quizzes, and practice squares, this book teaches correct stroke order as well as examples of how hiragana are used for question words, adverbs, special words, and pronunciation of difficult characters.

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EASY AND FUN KATAKANA: BASIC JAPANESE WRITING FOR LOANWORDS AND EMPHASIS

Author: OGAWA, KIYOMI
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A complete handbook for learning to read and write Japanese katakana, the syllabary that is the second of Japan's three writing systems introduced to all beginning students. Using real-world examples, illustrations, quizzes, and practice squares, this book teaches correct stroke order as well as examples of how katakana are used for words borrowed from other languages, for emphasis, and in advertising for its "cool" factor.

ELEMENTARY MODERN STANDARD ARABIC2

ELEMENTARY MODERN STANDARD ARABIC2

Author: ABBOUD
$27.95
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The Elementary Modern Standard Arabic Course (EMSA) is the premier introduction, for the English-speaking student, to the active written language of the contemporary Arab world. Expressly designed for the beginning student, the course is written by a team of Arabic language teachers consisting of native and non-native Arabic speakers, linguists and people whose primary interests are literature and allied areas. It implements an audio-lingual approach to language teaching while presenting the elements of Modern Standard Arabic as written and spoken in the contemporary Arab World. Volume 1 is complete in itself and presents a practical introduction to the writing system of Arabic and to its pronunciation, with reading and writing pronunciation drills. Thirty lessons provide a basic working knowledge of Arabic. Each lesson contains a text, a vocabulary, grammar and drills including oral and written comprehension passages. An Arabic-English glossary completes the volume. The course continues in Volume 2, which extends the knowledge of vocabulary, grammar and expression.
ESSENTIAL GERMAN GRAMMAR

ESSENTIAL GERMAN GRAMMAR

Author: STERN, GUY
$6.95
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This is the first German grammar which has been specifically designed for the adult with limited learning time who wishes to be able to express himself with reasonable accuracy, yet does not wish to be burdened with archaic, highly literary, or seldom used forms. It covers the most important points of German grammar in the clearest possible manner, stressing regularities rather than irregularities and concentrating upon the constructions and expression-modes that you would be most likely to use. It has been created for readers who prefer the phrase-approach, and all grammatical points are illustrated with phrases and sentences that you can use immediately. Hints are included throughout the book on replacing difficult constructions with easier ones.
ESSENTIAL SPANISH GRAMMAR

ESSENTIAL SPANISH GRAMMAR

Author: RESNICK
$5.95
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This Spanish grammar has been designed specifically for the adult with limited learning time. It covers the most important points of Spanish grammar in the clearest possible way, concentrating on the expressions that you would be most likely to use. All rules are illustrated with common phrases, and hints are included throughout the book on how to replace difficult constructions with simpler ones.
FRENCH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY

FRENCH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY

Author: BARRONS
$21.99
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Barron's French-English Dictionary features 100,000 entries with translations, making it an ideal reference book for schools, libraries, businesses, and the home bookshelf. Its manageable size and reasonable price also makes it a practical reference guide for students taking a foreign-language course.

This comprehensive bilingual dictionary features:

  • Entries organized in two sections: American-style English to French, and translations from French to American-style English
  • Each headword listed with its translation, part of speech, and pronunciation
  • Phrases following each definition using headwords in standard contexts
  • Separate bilingual lists for numerals, abbreviations, and more
  • Entries for computers, the Internet, and information technology

  • This all-inclusive dictionary also features full-color, atlas-style maps, concise grammar guides, and regular verb conjugation lists.

    GESENIUS' HEBREW GRAMMAR

    GESENIUS' HEBREW GRAMMAR

    Author: GESENIUS
    $24.95
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    Stands alone as the definitive reference work on Hebrew grammar. -- Ancient Hebrew Studies Center
    For almost a century, Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar has proven to be one of the most comprehensive works on Hebrew, covering all aspects of the language, including historical background, pronunciation, etymology, syntax, and sentence structure. Generally recognized as the most useful and authoritative reference grammar for Biblical Hebrew, the text includes indices of Hebrew words, subjects, and Biblical passages as well as an extremely valuable appendix listing paradigms.
    An indispensable resource for students and translators, Gesenius' book remains the most usable reference grammar for classical Hebrew.
    GET STARTED IN HINDI W/2CDS

    GET STARTED IN HINDI W/2CDS

    Author: SNELL, RUPERT
    $27.95
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    Teach Yourself takes the pain out of picking up a new language

    "Get Started in Hindi" requires no prior experience in the language and gives you the opportunity to study at a reasonable, steady pace. This course makes the process nearly painless--it is written in a friendly and supportive tone, and the structure offers you plenty of opportunities for self-practice. You are in control of your learning experience, so you never feel overwhelmed or rushed.

    This practical course introduces the new language without inundating you and includes dialogues and exercises, a helpful pronunciation section, manageable lists of practical vocabulary, a glossary of grammar terms, and more.

    The accompanying audio CD features recordings by native speakers and contains dialogues from the book as well as exercises in listening and speaking.

    GREEK GRAMMAR

    GREEK GRAMMAR

    Author: SMYTH, HERBERT
    $73.50
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    Sponsored by the Department of Classics of Harvard University, a revised edition of the late Professor Smyth's A Greek Grammar for Colleges is now available. All necessary corrections have been made, and the book retains the form which has long made it the most complete and valuable work of its kind. In this descriptive grammar the author offers a treatment of Greek syntax which is exceptionally rich as well subtle and varied.