This bestselling Japanese textbook is a user-friendly guide for beginners designed for use either in a classroom or self-study. It adopts a very different approach from other Japanese books—teaching you the underlying sentence structures and patterns of Japanese along with essential vocabulary and phrases so you can attain basic fluency quickly. The emphasis is on acquiring a working knowledge of simple, often-used Japanese sentences.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to reflect the way the language is actually spoken in Japan today. Manga drawings have been added to each dialogue to help with recall. Along with the latest jargon for the internet, social media, cellphones and IT, a bidirectional dictionary is included at the back.
Roget’s International Thesaurus®, fifth edition, is the original — now completely expanded, reorganized, revised and updated — the definitive thesaurus for the 21st century.
While retaining Dr. Peter Mark Roget’s fundamental and brilliant category concept which groups all synonyms, antonyms and related words together for quick and easy comparison without all the needless repetition and cross referencing of alphabetical thesauruses, this new fifth edition is:
the most up-to-date — with 1073 categories including 31 entirely new ones concerning such topics as the body, fitness and exercise, substance abuse, all kinds of sports, books, motion pictures and computer science
definitive — based on extensive word association research into how words are actually used, resulting in the most current reflection of the language today and including the latest phrases, slang and commonly used foreign terms
the most comprehensive thesaurus available — 325,000 words and phrases
an invaluable source book with many additional features — boldface type for the most commonly used words in a category, usage and foreign language labels throughout and a unique and useful feature of word lists including lists for measurements, gods and goddesses, manias and phobias, groups and movements, state mottos and more
time-tested — this definitive, updated edition retains the original time-tested format that allows much more depth of information
Watch Biff and Chip look after the hens, go on two space adventures with Kipper and find out how Wilf’s dad saves the day!
This Read with Oxford: Biff, Chip and Kipper collection contains two phonics books and two stories for wider reading. There are tips for parents and fun activities throughout the book for you and your child to enjoy together.
Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy the dog are the well-loved characters from Oxford Reading Tree, used in schools around the world. With exciting stories, humorous illustrations, tips for parents and after-reading activities, this series is the perfect companion from your child’s very first steps in phonics all the way to reading independence.
Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully-levelled reading books to build your child’s reading confidence.
It might be the style of the attack, the geographic location, the position of the body, a scrupulous cover-up – in almost every instance, the offender who thinks he vanished without a trace has in fact left behind a multitude of clues. Profilers apply a range of techniques, from diagnostic evaluations to behavioral evidence analysis, in order to study patterns of behavior that emerge from crime scene investigations. Piece by piece, they build a portrait of the type of person who committed the crime, and it is this profile that helps police find their needle in a haystack, Criminal Profile offers insight into the professional’s casebook, including the most cutting-edge profiling techniques, the origins and limitations of the practice, as well as the way some of history’s most infamous criminals have been caught.
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland. New edition of a quick-reference handbook for nursing students and practitioners. Previous edition 1988. Normal values include adult, newborn, and pediatric. Appendix includes Universal Precautions. DNLM: Diagnosis, Laboratory – nurses’ instruction.