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Chineasy: The New Way To Read ChineseChineasy: The New Way To Read Chinese by Shaolan

Learning Chinese is notoriously difficult and has long put off even the most linguistically savvy Westerners ... until now. Breaking down the Great Wall of language, ShaoLan has unpicked Chinese characters and created a simple system for quickly understanding the basic building blocks of the written language. Working with renowned illustrator Noma Bar, she has developed a unique set of engaging illustrations that offer a glimpse into the wonders of the Chinese language and culture.

Mini Indonesian Dictionary: Indonesian-English; English-IndonesianMini Indonesian Dictionary: Indonesian-English; English-Indonesian by Davidsen, Katherine

Tuttle Mini Indonesian Dictionary is the most up-to-date pocket Indonesian dictionary available and is ideal for any application where a handy, portable dictionary is required.

Singapore English: Structure, Variation And UsageSingapore English: Structure, Variation And Usage by Leimbruger, Jakob R. E.

Globally there are of course many varieties of the English language. This volume of the Cambridge Advanced Studies in language series deals with "Singlish", the local vernacular which absorbs a wide range of accents, dialects, and structures influenced by Malay, Mandarin, Tamil, Hokkien, and Tamil as well as British, Australian and American Englishes. After an overview of the historical background the tools of linguistic analysis are applied to the local syntax, phonology, grammar, vocabulary and discourse. With graphics, tables, bibliography and index.

Kay Nielsen - Princess Minon-Minette Rides Out In The World To Find Prince Souci (Notebook)Kay Nielsen - Princess Minon-Minette Rides Out In The World To Find Prince Souci (Notebook) by

Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. This example features a stunning art deco fairytale illustration by Kay Nielsen.

Cypress & Lillies By Tiffany Studios (Notebook)Cypress & Lillies By Tiffany Studios (Notebook) by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

Red Flowers And A Stream By Tiffany Studios (Notebook)Red Flowers And A Stream By Tiffany Studios (Notebook) by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

Starry Night Over The Rhone (Notebook) Vincent Van GoghStarry Night Over The Rhone (Notebook) Vincent Van Gogh by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

Sunflowers (Notebook) Vincent Van GoghSunflowers (Notebook) Vincent Van Gogh by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

Red (Notebook) Kerim BeyitRed (Notebook) Kerim Beyit by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

Summer (Notebook) Alphonse MuchaSummer (Notebook) Alphonse Mucha by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

Reverie (Notebook) Alphonse MuchaReverie (Notebook) Alphonse Mucha by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

600 Basic Japanese Verbs: The Essential Reference Guide600 Basic Japanese Verbs: The Essential Reference Guide by Hiro Japanese Centre (Compiled)

This 2013 revision of the established 1989 textbook on Japanese verbs and their usage makes use of the experience of the Hiro Japanese Center, a training college for Japanese teachers of foreigners. Tables and diagrams are used to clarify this difficult subject. The clearly set out material will be valued by students preparing for language proficiency examinations.

Arabic Stories For Language Learners: Traditional Middle Eastern Tales In Arabic And EnglishArabic Stories For Language Learners: Traditional Middle Eastern Tales In Arabic And English by Hezi Brosh; Lutfi Mansur

This is a language learning experience for beginner to intermediate students. The traditional stories of a country are invaluable at providing insight into understanding the culture, history and language of a people. The sixty-six stories found in this book present the vocabulary and grammar used everyday in Arabic-speaking countries.

Mini Japanese Dictionary: Japanese-English, English-JapaneseMini Japanese Dictionary: Japanese-English, English-Japanese by Yuki Shimada

This is the most up-to-date Japanese mini dictionary available that meets the needs of anyone learning Japanese. All the essential components necessary to master the Japanese language and vocabulary are included such as Kanji, the adopted logographic Chinese characters, Kana, the syllabic Japanese scripts, and Romaji, the Latin script used to write Japanese language, which is usually targeted at non-Japanese speakers.

Essential Chinese: Speak Chinese With ConfidenceEssential Chinese: Speak Chinese With Confidence by Lee, Philip Yungkin

Learning Chinese and engaging in Chinese conversation is made easier, more accessible, and more enjoyable in this new Chinese phrase book, Essential Chinese. This book presents practical language of everyday interactions by incorporating fundamental sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions in Chinese, as well as a basic grammar and pronunciation guide to help you start speaking Chinese right away.

Essential Indonesian: Speak Indonesian With ConfidenceEssential Indonesian: Speak Indonesian With Confidence by Nugraha, Iskandar; Katherine Ingham

Learning Indonesian and engaging in Indonesian conversation is made easier, more accessible, and more enjoyable in this new Indonesian phrase book. This book presents practical Bahasa language of everyday interactions by incorporating fundamental sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions in Indonesian, as well as a basic grammar and pronunciation guide.

15-Minute Japanese - Learn In Just 12 Weeks15-Minute Japanese - Learn In Just 12 Weeks by Mitsuko Maeda-Nye; Shizuyo Okada

Speak and understand Japanese in just 15 minutes a day. The unique visual approach makes learning quick, easy and fun. No writing or homework - just use the cover to hide the answers and test yourself as you learn. Real-life examples cover every holiday and business situation.

Chinese Visual Phrase BookChinese Visual Phrase Book by

This is an innovative visual approach to learning and using basic Chinese phrases. Find key phrases fast in this effective survival language guide for real-life situations. Galleries of words and pictures make it easy to find key basic Chinese vocabulary at a glance and help you remember what you've seen. No prior knowledge required so you can learn phrases to help you find your way around, eat out, shop and go sightseeing. Plus, an easy-to-use pronunciation guide for every word and phrase.

Easy Indonesian: Learn To Speak Indonesian Quickly!Easy Indonesian: Learn To Speak Indonesian Quickly! by Oey, Thomas G.

An audio CD is included with these progressive lessons in standard, daily-use, Indonesian for the beginner. Guidance on lifestyle and local expectations included in each lesson along with word lists and phrases and sentences which a newcomer will need. The appendix deals with some basic grammar. With lively illustrations and dictionary.

Starstruck (Notebook) ErteStarstruck (Notebook) Erte by

This is part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.