Portuguese For Dummies
Author: Karen Keller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The fast and easy way to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese Quick! What's the most widely spoken language in South America? That's right, Portuguese! And what's the fastest, easiest, most enjoyable way to learn Portuguese? Portuguese for Dummies, of course! This fun, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese immediately! Whether you're a student, a traveler, or you work in business or government, you'll love its practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references—including a Portuguese-English mini-dictionary, lists of vital verbs, and more! Have everyday conversations in Portuguese Make sense of Portuguese grammar Use idioms and popular expressions Improve your pronunciation Grasp verb conjugations Get around in Portuguese-speaking countries Portuguese For Dummies comes complete with a CD loaded with real-life dialogues that help you understand and pronounce this lovely, lyrical language with ease. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
Arrive and hit the ground running! The travel guide with Insider Tips. Now available as an eBook with lots of additional functionality. - Top Highlights at a glance - Marco Polo Insider Tips with detailed background information - Over 300 web links lead you directly to the Insider Tip websites - Offline maps with street index - Google Map links aid speedy route planning - Public transport maps with links to timetables Have fun from the moment you arrive and make the most of those precious days off. Enjoy a hassle free trip, full of new experiences and adventures ranging from total relaxation to extreme activities. Having fun is what it's all about. Personal recommendations from the authors for all occasions: - 'Where to start?' highlights the ideal starting point to explore the destination from - 'Best of' chapter features special tips for when it rains, things to do for free, chill out & relax for all occasions and moods. Only in highlights unique experiences, making a visit even more memorable - 'The Perfect Day' and 'The Perfect Route' is the best way to get to know a destination intimately for those with limited time. Includes practical tips on how to beat queues, get the best view and much more - The chapter 'Links, Blogs, Apps & More' provides easy access to even more information, videos and networks Experience the sights and discover exceptional hotels, restaurants, trendy places, festivals, concerts, sports and activities. Our Special Tip: Create your own personal itinerary by bookmarking the text and adding your own notes and browse the eBook in seconds with the handy full-text search facility! Please note: Not all eReaders fully support the additional functionality we have developed for our eBooks (e.g. web links, map zoom-ability). Please also be aware that loading time of content may vary between devices. Please consider these points prior to making your purchase.
Author: Tom Wood
Pray for Silence
Author: Linda Castillo
Publisher: Minotaur Books
New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo delivers an electrifying thriller in which Chief of Police Kate Burkholder must confront a dark evil to solve the mysterious murders of an entire Amish family. The Plank family moved from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to join the small Amish community of Painters Mill less than a year ago and seemed the model of the Plain Life—until on a cold October night, the entire family of seven was found slaughtered on their farm. Police Chief Kate Burkholder and her small force have few clues, no motive, and no suspect. Formerly Amish herself, Kate is no stranger to the secrets the Amish keep from the English—and each other—but this crime is horribly out of the ordinary. State agent John Tomasetti arrives on the scene to assist. He and Kate worked together on a previous case during which they began a volatile relationship. They soon realize the disturbing details of this case will test their emotional limits and force them to face demons from their own troubled pasts—and for Kate, a personal connection that is particularly hard to bear. When she discovers a diary that belonged to one of the teenaged daughters, Kate is shocked to learn the girl kept some very dark secrets and may have been living a lurid double life. Who is the charismatic stranger who stole the young Amish girl's heart? Could the brother—a man with a violent past, rejected and shunned by his family and the Amish community, have come to seek out revenge? As Kate's outrage grows so does her resolve to find the killer and bring him to justice—even if it means putting herself in the line of fire. Topping her own bestselling debut, Linda Castillo once again immerses us in the world of the Amish with a chilling story that is both a fast-paced thriller and intriguing psychological puzzle.
Author: Eolake Stobblehouse
Publisher: Goliath Books
Traditionally there have been two kinds of nude art: fine art nudes and erotica. Both have their place in the world, but they are not the only options, not any more. The third kind of nude art, what photographer Stobblehouse calls simple nudes'. This kind of nude art is special in that the primary objective is to celebrate the model and her beauty, not simply to titillate or to suppress her sexuality in the pursuit of art. 'The Prime Creator's greatest creation really should not be covered up' - Eolake Strobblehouse'
Author: Helmut Willmann, Gisela Türck, Heinz Messinger
Der Klassiker mit wesentlichen Merkmalen des Power-Konzepts. Rund 120.000 Stichwörter und Wendungen; alle Hauptstichwörter in Blau; zahlreiche blau unterlegte Info-Fenster zu Wortschatz, Grammatik und Landeskunde; aktueller, umfassender Wortschatz mit verlässlichen Übersetzungen; Hervorhebung des italienischen Grundwortschatzes; Grammatikhinweise für das sichere Formulieren. Extras - Abkürzungen, Deklinations- und Konjugationsübersichten u.a.; in Zusammenarbeit mit dem italienischen Verlag Paravia für Schule, Alltag und Beruf.
Geeignet für Lernende mit geringen Vorkenntnissen, die ihren Wortschatz auf spielerische Weise und ohne Anstrengung festigen und erweitern wollen. Der Grundwortschatz Englisch kann damit leicht überprüft, ausgebaut und konsolidiert werden. Gleichzeitig werden die Kenntnisse in Grammatik und Landeskunde aufgefrischt. Das Buch enthält jeweils 100 Wortschatztests in mehr als 10 Testformen wie z. B. Kreuzworträtsel, Lückentests, Wortsuchrätsel, Zuweisungsübungen u.a. mit umfangreichem Übungsangebot. Im Anhang findet sich ein Lösungsschlüssel.
Author: Sgt. Jack Coughlin, Donald A. Davis
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
An American general is captured in the Middle East by terrorists who threaten to behead him within days. One strange fact: moments before he is rendered unconscious during the attack, the general notices that his captors speak American English. What's going on? Gunnery Sgt. Kyle Swanson, a top Marine sniper, is vacationing on a yacht in the Mediterranean when he receives orders to mount a top secret mission to rescue the general. But as the Marines prepare to land in the Syrian desert, they fall victim to a terrible accident. Swanson, the only survivor, then discovers they were also flying into an ambush. How did the enemy have details of a mission known only to a few top American government officials? Swanson takes off across the desert alone to find the captured general and realizes he is fighting a particularly ruthless and dangerous enemy: American mercenaries working for a very-high-level group of U.S. officials with ties to the White House itself, part of a clandestine conspiracy whose hidden goal is nothing less than total control of the American military. Their sworn enemy is the captured general whose fate now rests in Swanson's hands. Filled with the kind of action that author Jack Coughlin lived during his career as a Marine sniper, Kill Zone marks the debut of an extraordinary new series.
Spanish in 30 Days
Author: Carmen R. de Königbauer, Harda Kuwer
This book enables the users to speak and understand everyday Spanish in just one month. This package includes 30 lessons focusing on daily routines, business, travel and more, an audio CD featuring recordings of all the dialogues in the course book, and six tests to measure proficiency, as well as a dictionary and helpful pronunciation guide.
São Tomé & Príncipe
Author: Kathleen Becker
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
This is the first stand-alone guide to Africa’s second-smallest country (around 1,000km²), São Tomé & Príncipe, renowned for its enticing blend of African, Portuguese and Caribbean culture. Largely unexplored and unexploited by tourism, these tropical volcanic islands off the west African coast are the antithesis of mass-market destinations – and one of the most unspoilt places on earth. The author guides pioneering travellers round this African island paradise, 75% of which is covered by rainforest, and its unspoilt palm-fringed beaches, towering volcanic peaks, and fascinating colonial heritage. She also provides in-depth coverage of Sâo Tomean culture and history as well as contemporary political issues.
All the Pretty Girls
Author: J.T. Ellison
Nashville Homicide lieutenant Taylor Jackson is working to catch a serial rapist after a local girl falls prey to a sadistic killer. The Southern Strangler is slaughtering his way through the Southeast, leaving a gruesome memento at each crime scene—the prior victim's severed hand. Taylor finds herself in a joint investigation with her lover, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, as they pursue the vicious murderer. Ambitious TV reporter Whitney Connolly is certain the Southern Strangler is her ticket out of Nashville; she's got a scoop that could break the case. But she has no idea how close to this story she really is—or what it will cost her. Battling an old injury and her own demons, Taylor is desperate to quell the rising tide of bodies. But as the killer spirals out of control, everyone involved must face a horrible truth—the purest evil is born of private lies.
Author: Mike Ellis
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
A Fun Visual Guide to Portuguese Terms and Phrases This latest volume in the popular Slanguage series is geared to helping you learn how to communicate in Portuguese—in plenty of time for your trip to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics! Just follow the illustrated prompts and read the English words out loud. Soon you’ll be speaking simple Portuguese words and phrases well enough to be understood—such as Where do you live? (Own Day Mode Eh?) or Nice to meet you (Praise Aid Aim Con Said). Mike Ellis is a Web designer with expertise in e-commerce, online marketing, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing. He runs the popular website www.slanguage.com and is the author of eight 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
Lonely Planet London
Author: Lonely Planet, Damian Harper, Peter Dragicevich, Steve Fallon, Emilie Filou
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet London is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore ancient castles, modern galleries and world-class museums, catch a show on the West End, and down a pint in a traditional pub; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of London and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet London Travel Guide: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, music, shopping, food, theatre Free, convenient pull-out London map (included in print version), plus over 50 colour maps Covers The City, West End, South Bank, Kensington, Notting Hill, Camden, Greenwich and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: : Lonely Planet London, our most comprehensive guide to London, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for just the highlights? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket London, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet England guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition
This Spanish vocabulary-building book presents more than 13,000 entries. It also includes an enclosed audio MP3, which coaches language students in correct pronunciation of Spanish and contains approximately 10 hours of audio, which covers virtually all of the book. All vocabulary in this book is categorized under different themes. Each theme groups together many different words relating to similar topics, which helps students of Spanish and travelers to Spanish-speaking countries conveniently find words that are related by subject. Among each book's 24 separate subject themes are: business terms, medical terms, household terms, scientific words and phrases, units of measurement, clothing, food and dining, transportation, art and culture, and others.