It’s simple: follow the illustrated prompts and read the English words out loud, and soon you’ll be speaking Spanish. This handy, easy-to-read language guide is easy to carry and gives the basic phrases you need while traveling, asking directions, or ordering food at a restaurant. It also includes phrases for medical or legal emergencies, as well as terminology for hotels, airports, and so on. But most of all, it’s just plain fun!
Introduces the French language using pictures and English words to learn how to pronounce the words and phrases in French.
With this fun visual guide, just follow the illustrated prompts and read the English words out loud. Soon you’ll be speaking simple German words and phrases well enough to be understood by most native speakers. Try asking someone their name: Vee Highs An Zee? Or tell them to "Be patient": Get Dual Dig.
With this fun visual guide, simply follow the illustrated prompts and read the English words out loud: soon you'll be speaking Italian! Ask how someone is doing: "Comb Mess Tie" or say breakfast: "Cole Lot See Owe Nay." The simple icons are easy to follow and this pocket-sized guide is easy to carry with you. It will give you the basic phrases you need to get around while traveling, whether asking directions, ordering food at a restaurant, or shopping. But most of all, it's just plain fun!
The newest volume in Mike Ellis’s best-selling Slanguage series will help you learn the basics of the Swedish language. Swedish Slanguage provides translations and pronunciation guides for approximately 300 English words and phrases. Use the pronunciation guide to say them out loud a few times, and soon you’ll be speaking basic Swedish words and phrases like “How are you?” (Hear More Due?) and “Cold” (Fur Shilling). Fun and helpful illustrations paired with easy English words to pronounce will have you speaking Swedish in no time. Mike Ellis is a Web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He’s the author of nearly a dozen previous Slanguage books. Mike helps run a youth athletic league and loves coaching kids in his spare time. He lives with his family near Philadelphia.
The newest volume in Mike Ellis’s best-selling Slanguage series will help you learn the basics of the Korean language. Just in time for the 2018 Olympics, Korean Slanguage provides translations and pronunciation guides for approximately 300 English words and phrases. Just use the pronunciation guide to say them out loud, and soon you’ll be speaking basic Korean words and phrases like “It’s cool” (Show Not Dad) and “Are you okay?” (Quinn Send Eye Oh?). Fun and helpful illustrations paired with easy English words to pronounce will have you speaking Korean in no time. Both Hangul and romanized versions of the Korean terms are provided. Mike Ellis is a Web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He’s the author of nearly a dozen previous Slanguage books. Mike helps run a youth athletic league and loves coaching kids in his spare time. He lives with his family near Philadelphia.
Sipping a café au lait at a sidewalk bistro... Getting down at Paris’s hottest club... Cheering on Les Bleus at the stadium... Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in France’s everyday language. • What’s up? Ça va? • She’s totally hot. Elle est bandante. • This party is lit! Cette bringue est enflammée! • That brie smells funky. Ce brie sent putain de drôle. • Wanna French kiss? On se roule une pelle? • That ref is a moron. L’arbitre est un abruti.
The popular Slanguage series has helped hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic fans learn to easily communicate better in foreign languages either while traveling abroad or at home. Now it takes on the topic of travel itself, presenting more than two dozen travel-related words and phrases in ten different languages. So if you’re in France looking for a nice hotel (Bell Oh Tell), or if you’d like to know how much (Kwan Toe?) a souvenir from Italy costs, Travel Slanguage is the book for you Mike Ellis is a Web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He’s the author of ten previous Slanguage books. Mike helps run a youth athletic league and loves coaching kids in his spare time. He lives with his family near Philadelphia.
Providing a structured vocabulary for all levels of undergraduate French courses, this text offers coverage of concrete and abstract vocabulary relating to the physical, cultural, social, commercial and political environment, as well as exposure to commonly encountered technical terminology.
A French-English dictionary.
: This short eBook was designed to help you learn some new French expressions and to memorise them. Each expression has its English Meaning, along with a literal translation, most French Learners it more engaging and easier to remember the expression this way. How to use this book:
The book is structured to help you thoroughly understand each idiom and will look like this: French Expression:
Avoir les chevilles qui enflent Meaning:
to have one's ankles swell Literal translation:
To be very full of oneself Develop a learning habit.
« Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
» - Aristotle.
This eBook contains 365 expressions
so you can learn a new one every day. You can devour this eBook in few hours if you like, but if you can develop a learning habit by reviewing one expression per day it may be much more beneficial. This book can be the first step needed to create a lasting learning habit
. Reinforce your learning by doing the exercises:
To make sure you memorize the expression, at the end of each week you will have a short quiz based on what you’ve learn Example
- Explain this French expression « conduire comme un pied » in English.
- Can you translate « That's another story » in French?
You will find the answer in the following page. These kinds of exercises are much more effective than multiple choice tests. Bonus - Practice Your Pronunciation with the free MP3s:
You can download the MP3 recordings of the expressions. You will find the link to download the 52 MP3 recordings at the end of this eBook.
You can read each sentence out loud to practice and perfect pronunciation.
The fast, informal way to learn to speak French - with integrated audio clips throughout. Listen to pronunciations and conversations. French is a beautiful language but quite difficult to learn. Whether you need to learn the language for a French class, or you travel overseas for business or leisure, this enhanced edition of French for Dummies can help. Written in an easy-to-follow format, with integrated audio clips, it gives you just what you need for basic communication in French. The enhanced edition includes: Expanded coverage of necessary grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations Useful exercises, practice questions, and a mini-dictionary Business, an upcoming class, travel – whatever your reason for wanting to learn a new language but don't have time to take a class, this enhanced edition of French For Dummies can get you well on your way to becoming fluent in no time!
A worldwide guide to slang, from America's favorite slangologist, and creator of one of the Internet's most popular websites--voted by Wired as one of the top five fun sites of 1998 Ask for a pop in Manhattan and you'll probably be punched in the face. The same request for a soda in Chicago, however, will get you Coketm. And if you're going to the gym in New York, take your sneakers, but in Pittsburgh, grab your tennis shoes. Every day new words are born that reflect who we are and where we live. Now, slang expert Mike Ellis has compiled an authoritative yet highly amusing treasury of slang that has infiltrated every walk of life. Already widely known for his articles in the national press (The New York Times, Washington Post, and Wired magazine) as well as for his hugely popular website, Ellis has a gift for zooming in on the often humorous, ironic, and colorful way that we put our spin on the native tongue. As funny as it is linguistically precise, Slanguage is an up-to-the-minute guide to the changing face of language. In Slanguage, Mike Ellis explores: Slang of the past (remember "Sock it to me") Silicon Valley Slang (do you have a programmer's butt) Slang for the foreign traveler
With exquisitely detailed illustrations, an invented language, and tragiscomic flair, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in even the humblest backyard.
Have you ever walked into a half-empty Parisian restaurant, only to be told that it's "complet"? Attempted to say "merci beaucoup" and accidentally complimented someone's physique? Been overlooked at the boulangerie due to your adherence to the bizarre foreign custom of waiting in line? Well, you're not alone. The internationally bestselling author of A Year in the Merde and In the Merde for Love has been there too, and he is here to help. In Talk to the Snail, Stephen Clarke distills the fruits of years spent in the French trenches into a truly handy (and hilarious) book of advice. Read this book, and find out how to get good service from the grumpiest waiter; be exquisitely polite and brutally rude at the same time; and employ the language of l'amour and le sexe. Everything you need is here in this funny, informative, and seriously useful guide to getting what you really want from the French.
Das Dictionary ist die verbesserte englische Ubersetzung der 4. Auflage des Arabisch-Deutschen Worterbuches von Hans Wehr mit uber 13000 zusatzlichen Eintragungen, ca. 26000 Wortern mit ca. 20 Wortern je Seite.
A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human - and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.
Liberte is a French language textbook for first-year college students. Please note that an instructor guide is included as a downloadable attachment.
Feeling like a language klutz? Stop your kvetching. With "Yiddish Slanguage" there's no need to schlep around a heavy textbook; with a little chutzpah and a copy of this book, you'll be a Yiddish-speaking mensch in no time! The best-selling series is at it again. Mike Ellis, the man who has taught a quarter of a million people the Slanguage way to speak French, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, and more, is giving Slanguage fans a fun and easy way to take on Yiddish. This pocket-sized guide couldn't be easier to use; just read the English prompt words paired with helpful illustrations. Soon you'll be speaking basic Yiddish phrases, like please and thank you to make a bubele proud, and ordering bagels, borscht, and blintzes with the best of 'em. Mike Ellis is a Web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He's the author of nearly a dozen previous Slanguage books. Mike helps run a youth athletic league and loves coaching kids in his spare time. He lives with his family near Philadelphia.