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.
"Honest and moving memoir + simple tips on writing"
You have studied English for years, yet you still don't speak English well. You've 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 English, but you feel too nervous or too shy to speak English.
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.
"Helpful for transitioning from beginner to interme"
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."
This is the original "Little Book," without add ons by later writers. This is a treasure to writers because it "omit(s)" needless words" and subject matter Professor Strunk did not believe was core to better writing. The brevity encourages relistening to deepen one's knowledge of the subject, the point made by Professor Strunk to his students: "the knowledge comes from rereading" or in our case, relistening. This unabridged version has 25 tracks: 1. Preface. 2. Introduction.
"Great book, bad narration"
Have you ever seen a Shakespeare play and come away without fully understanding it? Or wished you had known the basis of the plot before seeing a play by Shakespeare? Are you studying Shakespeare? Would you like to increase your knowledge of the plays without reading the originals? Then these are the recordings for you!
"A Great Introduction to Shakespeare!"
There are few tests as important as the SAT. It controls your admission to top colleges and universities. Now you can vault to the top of the class with this new SAT Course. This course covers everything from leading test taking skills and strategies to a high yield content review of the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing portions of the SAT as well as a review of the top 500 SAT vocabulary words.
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.
"Need the sharp mind"
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.
"Outstanding introduction to The Federalist"
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!
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.
Who hasn't feared the math Minotaur in its labyrinth of abstractions? Now, in Out of the Labyrinth, Robert and Ellen Kaplan - the founders of The Math Circle, the popular learning program begun at Harvard in 1994 - reveal the secrets behind their highly successful approach, leading listeners out of the labyrinth and into the joyous embrace of mathematics.
"Marred by mispronouncements & misunderstanding"
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.
"A creative approach to language acquisition"
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!"
Endorsed by authors, teachers, scientists and congressmen, Mike Mongo's The Astronaut Instruction Manual excites a new generation of space explorers. The audiobook, designed for children between the ages of 8 and 13, is a functioning first-step instruction manual. With excitement and honesty, Mongo encourages his listeners to articulate and personalize their own visions of next-generation space travel.
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.
Okay, so the SAT is right around the corner. First of all, chill. The folks at The Princeton Review® are very familiar with the SAT and they've come up with this Hit Parade of the 250 words that appear most frequently on the test. Once you learn them, you can sit down and tackle the verbal section of the SAT with confidence.
The audio experts at Living Language® have taken these 250 words and put them in an easy and fun audio program. It couldn't be any simpler. Just listen and learn!
From the Federalist Papers to the Bill of Rights, AudioLearn is your complete audio study guide to the Constitution.
"Missing key information!!"
Students, travelers, and professionals can deepen their understanding of the Spanish language by listening to the Spanish short stories and getting involved in the learning process. The amusing and culturally interesting Spanish short stories will help you to grow your vocabulary and improve your comprehension of the language. The short stories are divided into easy-to-follow chapters with learning instructions in English and each story is followed by English summaries.
This is a research paper done as a final assignment for a ENG 300 class. I have read the novel Of Mice and Men from front to back, and have provided a great analysis of the symbols, themes, and motifs that are most obvious in the Of Mice and Men novel. I currently hold an Associates of Business Management Technology and I am currently working on finishing my degree for A Bachelor's of Business Administration. All funds go to paying off college bills
"This helped me with my homework so much!"
Improve your French pronunciation, and listening skills. Make learning new vocabulary so much easier with 15 fun and engaging French stories. Listening to short stories is an effective and enjoyable method to learning French. For those of you who can't just slip away from life, travel to France, and immerse yourself in the language in order to learn it, this is your solution! Listening to native-spoken French stories is the next best thing.
If you want to learn how to solve algebra problems faster with less effort, then get How To Do Algebra. In this step-by-step guide, you will discover tips, techniques, and strategies on how to become better at algebra from an algebra teacher's perspective.
Pass the redesigned advanced placement United States history exam. This is the only tutoring option that can be repeated as many times as you need and can go wherever your mobile phone goes. Learn how to pass the exam while doing chores, waiting for appointments, preparing food, walking the dog, or exercising. The narration is delivered by professional actors and written in a relatable and engaging way.