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Hsueh, ShaoLan
Chinese is considered one of the most difficult languages to master. However, using the Chineasy system, anyone can begin to understand and read Chinese. It works by transforming Chinese characters into illustrations to make them easy to remember. This book teaches the key characters on which the language is built and how these characters can be combined to form more complex words and phrases. Learning Chinese has never been this simple or more...
Pimsleur Language Program Staff
Portuguese (Brazilian): The Short Course
Thomas, Michel
Experience the language learning method millions around the world have come to trust .Unlike most language learning systems, the Michel Thomas Method enables you to naturally and intuitively develop the building blocks for language comprehension. You learn at your own speed--listening, speaking, and thinking through the language. Guided by language teacher extraordinaire Michel Thomas, each CD takes you through an interactive lesson with two...
Oxford Dictionaries Staff (Editor)
The Compact Oxford Russian Dictionary offers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Russian and English. It covers all the words you need for everday use, carefully selected from evidence from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford English Corpus. Also includes Russian and English-speaking culture and grammar supplements. Includes 12 months' access to Oxford Language Dictionaries Online at...
Gordon, Ronni L., Stillman, David M.
Gain confidence in your Spanish-language communication using the method trusted by more than 200,000 students The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice gives you a good grasp of grammar so you can build your skills and confidence in communication. Each grammatical concept is explained and illustrated with engaging sentence examples; you'll also get extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation. This book/...
Gordon, Ronni, Stillman, David
Master the essential building blocks of French-language fluency with facilite The Ultimate French Verb Review and Practice is your key to acquiring enhanced skills on the road to French fluency. More than just another French verb guide, it provides you with a concise review of verb forms and extensive practice in using verbs in context. With this knowledge in your tool kit, you will be able to construct authentic French sentences with increased...
Living Language, Muravnik, Constantine

Russian, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package. At the core of Russian, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method(tm), based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts. Millions have learned with Living...

Pimsleur Staff

Spanish is the official language of Spain and 21 Latin American countries, and is an official language of the U.N. Pimsleur's Spanish teaches an educated Latin American Spanish, with speakers from Colombia and Argentina in levels I-III, and from Mexico in level IV. Spanish, Conversational -Sixteen 30-minute lessons of spoken Spanish language instruction. These sixteen lessons are the same as the first sixteen lesson of Pimsleur's 30-Unit...

Think Spanish Editors

Learn Spanish as you explore the colorful and diverse world of Latino culture Build a rich Spanish vocabulary without the burden of boring repetition or tedious memorization with Read...

Think French! Magazine Editors

Immerse yourself in the French language and culture Read...