The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.
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Get fluent with Fluent Penguin language learning tools. Designed for self-taught language learners, Fluent Penguin picks up where Pimsleur and Rosetta Stone leave off. By exposing you to a wide variety of translated conversations in everyday situations, Fluent Penguin builds your vocabulary and intuitive recognition of grammar, sentence structure, and idiomatic phrases.
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You have studied English for years, yet you still don't speak English well. You have tried many methods, and you still make grammar mistakes, you still can't speak English fluently, and you still can't pronounce English words correctly. You can read, but you feel nervous to speak English or are too shy to speak English. The good news is this is very normal. You have simply used ineffective methods to learn to speak English. My name is Ken Xiao. I was in your situation before, but now I can speak English like a native, and I accomplished that in six months.
Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.
"Not what I expected."
Introducing Official SAT Vocabulary 3000, the most comprehensive audio course for SAT vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, and synonyms/antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises. There are three levels (easy, medium, and difficult) that each consists of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each. You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous SAT tests, increasing your chance for better test results!
Do you want to master German? Do you like fantasy novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn German? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is a book you should consider.
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Apologia's advanced science courses allow the high school student to study independently while mastering in-depth knowledge through hands-on application of contemporary scientific concepts. This completely revised and updated edition of The Human Body will prepare students for college-level science studies as well as life beyond the classroom.
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From writing and critical reading to algebra and geometry, AudioLearn is your complete audio study guide to the NEW SAT - with two characters narrating for easy listening.
Worthless delivers a blunt and real-world assessment about the economic realities and consequences of choosing various degrees with a necessary and tough fatherly love. Buy this audiobook and understand why it is important you choose the right major.
Do you want to master German? Do you like urban fantasy novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn German? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is a book you should consider. We introduce a one-of-a-kind learning tool that will enhance your comprehension, improve your German vocabulary and grammar, and let you enjoy an urban fantasy novel.
There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.
In the summer of 1942, a band of citizen soldiers were brought together by the desire to be better than the other guy. At its peak, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 through Utah Beach, Market-Garden, the Bulge, and Hitler's Eagle's Nest, WWII historian Stephen Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company.
"Band of Brothers"
If you're looking to score a perfect five on your AP US Government exam, look no further. Whether it's reviewing the Constitution or learning about civil rights, AudioLearn is your complete study guide to The US Government. Best of all, you get a complete free AP US Government test!
A complete review for the AP US History Test. Use this manual to follow along with our Audio review. Key Topics: The Civil War, The Great Depression, World War II, The Cold War, The Vietnam War, and much, much more! With its convenient format, AudioLearn fits your busy lifestyle, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime. Best of all, you'll significantly increase learning and retention with AudioLearn's proven study format.
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Algebra, Trigonometry, and Statistics helps in explaining different theorems and formulas within the three branches of mathematics. Use this guide in helping one better understand the properties and rules within algebra, trigonometry, and statistics.
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Imagine what it would be like to study for less time and get all "A"s. Imagine never again having to cram for exams and "acing" every test every time.
This is a complete audio study guide of The Federalist Papers (1787-1789). We will start with a general synopsis of the Federalist Papers, followed by background information and a listing of the important people, places and events. We will then go over a timeline. Following the timeline, we will discuss the main periods of the war and analyze them; this will be followed by questions for studying, questions to think about and finally a review test.
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Audio Review of Over 500 2012 TOEFL Vocabulary Words. Improve your spelling. Gain a better understanding of sentence structure. Increase your TOEFL scores. AudioLearn includes more than 500 words that commonly appear on the 2012 TOEFL exam, making it your indispensable study guide when it comes to TOEFL vocabulary! You can study TOEFL Vocabulary words at the gym, review spelling and sentence usage in the car, and memorize new words before you sleep at night.
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From the Federalist Papers to the Bill of Rights, AudioLearn is your complete audio study guide to the Constitution.
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With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant. In this charming volume, a narrative history written explicitly for a young audience, expert linguist David Crystal proves why the story of language deserves retelling. From the first words of an infant to the peculiar modern dialect of text messaging, A Little Book of Language ranges widely, revealing language's myriad intricacies and quirks.
"A must read!"