Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

Author: Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447255631

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Poems from the First World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWI from different standpoints. It records the early excitement and patriotism, the bravery, friendship and loyalty of the soldiers, and the heartbreak, disillusionment and regret as the war went on to damage a generation. It includes poems from Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Vera Brittain, Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Thomas, Laurence Binyon, John McCrae, Siegfried Sassoon and many more. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the ‘Great War’, which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.
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Author: Rob Lloyd Jones

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763667692

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 4818

Murder mystery meets carnival flair in a rollicking Victorian adventure centered on a boy with a unique appearance — and unique gifts. In the seedy underworld of Victorian London, a boy is born and abandoned. Snatched up by an unscrupulous and abusive showman, Wild Boy, covered in hair from head to toe, becomes a sideshow freak. Isolated from other children and wickedly abused by the cruel master who bought him, Wild Boy becomes an avid observer, developing Sherlock Holmes–like deductive skills. Although he is tormented and insulted, kicked and spat at, his quick mind takes in everything he sees. When a murder occurs at the fair, Wild Boy is hastily accused. Can he use his powers of deduction to save himself? And will the talented and spunky young acrobat Clarissa be with him — or against him? Readers will be swept along by the cinematic pace, immersed in the vivid historical setting, and gripped by suspense as they wait to find out if a better fate could possibly await someone so very different.
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Author: Walter Leal Filho,Ricardo Noyola-Cherpitel,Pedro Medellín-Milán,Valeria Ruiz Vargas

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319705601

Category: Science

Page: 544

View: 9352

This book provides an essential overview of sustainable development research in Mexico. It discusses the empirical research methods and findings, as well as practical initiatives and projects being pursued in Mexico and other countries in the region. Although a number of Mexican universities are now conducting high-quality research on matters related to sustainable development, there are few publications that offer a multidisciplinary overview of research efforts for a broader audience. This book addresses that gap in the literature, providing researchers at Mexican universities – including those from other countries working in Mexico – with an opportunity to present their work, i.e. curriculum innovations, empirical work, activities, case studies, and practical projects. As such, it fosters the exchange of information, ideas and experiences, successful initiatives and best practices.
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Curso para Hispanohablantes Bilingues

Author: Guadalupe Valdés,Richard V. Teschner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130455673

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 340

View: 2298

Espanol escrito, now in its fifth edition, is a rich text geared towards native speakers of Spanish who wish to improve their writing skills and increase their knowledge of the language. Full of inviting topics and enticing readings, Espanol escrito offers students a variety of ways to build upon their existing knowledge of Spanish. It serves as a bridge between the often informal Spanish learned at home and the formal spoken and written variations increasingly needed at school, the workplace, and in other everyday settings. The fifth edition of Espanol escrito continues to employ a flexible, user-friendly structure. The first ten lessons focus on spelling, accentuation, and lexical development while the last ten are centered around grammar topics especially relevant to the native speaker. This flexibility gives instructors the freedom to match the book's lessons to the specific needs of them course. Espnnol escrito are the "Cuaderno de actividades," a Dictation Cassette, and the Dictation Tapescript all of which offer students more opportunities to hone their language skills.
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Author: Carol Wasserman,Marvin Wasserman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781567654783

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 185

View: 4776

To develop reading skills by providing enjoyable material about the geography and culure of today's Spain.
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Author: Arthur Conan Doyle,David Stuart Davies

Publisher: Collector's Library

ISBN: 9781904633723

Category: Fiction

Page: 424

View: 9111

.0000000000The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Doyle's best-known Holmes novels, frequently adapted for film and television, which is not surprising given the highly dramatic scenes of mist-wrapped moors echoing to the horrific howls of a supernatural hound. Is this a genuinely devilish apparition or is there a cunning murderer at work? Only Sherlock Holmes can solve the mystery. This volume also contains The Valley of Fear, a dark, powerful tale in which Holmes confronts the evil Professor Moriarty once more. With an Afterword by David Stuart Davies, a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, and an authority on Sherlock Holmes. He has written the Afterwords for all the Collector's Library Holmes volumes.
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Author: George Trombley,Reed Bullen,Myunghee Ham,Sunhee Bong

Publisher: From Zero!

ISBN: 9780989654524

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 2015

Korean From Zero! is a fun, innovative, and integrated approach to learning Korean created by professional interpreter George Trombley, Korean linguist Reed Bullen, Professor Myunghee Ham, and Sunhee Bong. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Korean From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Korean as well as absolute beginners. Features of the book: * Integrated Workbook with Answer Key * MP3 Audio * Online Support * Over 600 New Words and Expressions * Learn to Read and Write Hangul * Extensive Grammar * 90 Adjectives and Verbs Detailed * Bilingual Glossaries with Hangul and English ...and much more!
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Author: Ann Brashares

Publisher: Dell Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375843198

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4083

The Pants first came to us at the perfect moment. That is, when we were splitting up for the first time. It was two summers ago when they first worked their magic, and last summer when they shook up our lives once again. You see, we don’t wear the Pants year-round. We let them rest so they are extra powerful when summer comes. (There was the time this spring when Carmen wore them to her mom’s wedding, but that was a special case.) Now we’re facing our last summer together. In September we go to college. And it’s not like one of those TV shows where all of us magically turn up at the same college. We’re going to four different colleges in four different cities (but all within four hours of one another—that was our one rule). We’re headed off to start our real lives. Tomorrow night at Gilda’s we’ll launch the Pants on their third summer voyage. Tomorrow begins the time of our lives. It’s when we’ll need our Pants the most. From the Hardcover edition.
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Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743204670

Category: Fiction

Page: 66

View: 541

From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published—a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side. Riding the Bullet is “a ghost story in the grand manner” from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and The Green Mile—a short story about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.
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Author: Ann Brashares

Publisher: Delacorte Press

ISBN: 0375843183

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 4697

With unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Traveling Pants are back for one last, glorious summer. Lena: Immerses herself in her painting and an intoxicating summer fling, fearing that the moment she forgets about Kostos will be the moment she sees him again. Carmen: Falls under the spell of a sophisticated college friend for whom a theatrical role means everything and the heritage of the Pants means nothing. Bridget: Joins a dig for an ancient city on the coast of Turkey and discovers that her archaeology professor is available in every way except one. Tibby: Leaves behind someone she loves, wrongly believing he will stay where she has left him. Join Ann Brashares's beloved sisterhood once again in a dazzling, fearless novel. It's a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Carmen, Bee, and Tibby, here and now, past and future, together and apart. From the Hardcover edition.
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A Modular Model for Knowing, Analyzing, Recognizing, Doing, and Seeing

Author: B. Kumaravadivelu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136836993

Category: Education

Page: 168

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The field of second/foreign language teacher education is calling out for a coherent and comprehensive framework for teacher preparation in these times of accelerating economic, cultural, and educational globalization. Responding to this call, this book introduces a state-of-the-art model for developing prospective and practicing teachers into strategic thinkers, exploratory researchers, and transformative teachers. The model includes five modules: Knowing, Analyzing, Recognizing, Doing, and Seeing (KARDS). Its goal is to help teachers understand: how to build a viable professional, personal and procedural knowledge-base, how to analyze learner needs, motivation and autonomy, how to recognize their own identities, beliefs and values, how to do teaching, theorizing and dialogizing, and how to see their own teaching acts from learner, teacher, and observer perspectives. Providing a scaffold for building a holistic understanding of what happens in the language classroom, this model eventually enables teachers to theorize what they practice and practice what they theorize. With its strong scholarly foundation and its supporting reflective tasks and exploratory projects, this book is immensely useful for students, practicing teachers, teacher educators, and educational researchers who are interested in exploring the complexity of language teacher education.
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Author: Rachel Redford,Patricia Mertin,Mark Saunders

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199129508

Category:

Page: N.A

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Oxford English: An International Approach is a comprehensive course developed specifically for the international classroom. It supports the four language skills in a practical yet enquiry based framework. Suitable for both native speakers and higher level EAL students, it takes a thematic, cross-curricular approach which explores globally relevant themes and texts from around the world. This Evaluation Pack for 11-14 year olds will enable you to trial Student Books 1-3 in your classroom.
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Author: Mickey Rogers,Rogers M. et al,Joanne Taylore-Knowles,Steve Taylore-Knowles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780230459106

Category:

Page: N.A

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Contains a print Student's Book covering units 7-12. In this pack, each unit incorporates the course theme - Life Skills, along with Grammar sections, Support boxes and a writing syllabus. It includes a DVD with video and a webcode providing access to the Student's Resource Center where video worksheets and audio are available.
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Fundamentals of Spanish

Author: HAL LEONARD CORP,Stephen L. Levy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781567654936

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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This series offers a comprehensive review and thorough understanding of the elements of the Spanish language. Each book can be used as a complement/supplement to any basal textbook or solely for review and additional practice.
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Author: Jarvis,Jarvis, Peter,Lebredo,Mena-Ayllon

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780618683093

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 370

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Drawn from the successful Basic Spanish Grammar, 6/e, and accompanying career manuals, The Basic Spanish Series offer a flexible, concise prologue to Spanish grammar and communication. The series has been enhanced and updated to better address the needs of today's students, pre-professionals, and professionals who need a working knowledge of Spanish. The core text, Basic Spanish, provides the essential grammatical structures needed for communicating in Spanish. The six communication worktexts, Basic Spanish for Getting Along, Basic Spanish for Business and Finance, Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel, Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement, Basic Spanish for Social Services, and Basic Spanish for Teachers, encourage students to use and practice the grammar learned in Basic Spanish. The worktexts present realistic situations a student will encounter in everyday life when needing to communicate in Spanish as well as a variety of authentic workplace situations likely to be encountered by professionals, with attention to specialized vocabulary of each profession, dialogue completions, role-plays, and realia-based activities. The Basic Spanish Series offers flexibility for an array of academic, professional, and adult education settings. A comprehensive supplements package enhances the program and offers students and professionals helpful tools for developing their language skills outside of the classroom. Early introduction of essential communicative concepts enables students to begin speaking immediately. Clear, concise grammar presentation lists the grammar topic in English and Spanish, followed by explanations in English, language models in Spanish with translations and charts, and Vamos a practicar exercises for reinforcement of the material. Practical vocabulary presentation contains lists of chapter vocabulary clearly divided into the following categories: Cognates, Verbs, Adjectives, and Other Words and Expressions—all containing translations with the exception of cognates.
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Author: Boyles,Myriam Met,Richard S. Sayers,Carol Eubanks Wargin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131340909

Category: Education

Page: 374

View: 6734

Realidades is a standards-based Spanish curriculum that balances grammar and communication. The program offers technology designed to integrate language and culture to teach and motivate all students.
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curso de español de nivel superior. C1

Author: Berta Sarralde,Daniel Martínez,Eva Casarejos,Mónica López

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788497789042

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 197

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Método dirigido a adultos nivel C1 MCER, orientado a la acción con textos reales. Temas universales y variados con un renovado e interesante punto de vista. Actividades significativa y variadas que favorecen la progresión en la competencia comunicativa y lingüística. Dividido en 12 unidades cada una de las cuales se componen de distintos apartados que pueden dividirse para crear itinerarios flexibles que se adapten al grupo. Incluye actividades ara preparar el DELE. Al final del libro hay un apéndice de Gramática y comunicación con actividades extra. Solucionario de todas las actividades del libro. Transcripción de las audiciones. El audio puede ser oído y descargado en ele.sgel.es/descargas.asp. Vídeo en YouTube,
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