Back Foreign Languages | July Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Foreign Languages  
Living with a Dead Language: My Romance with Latin

Ann Patty · Viking
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

An entertaining exploration of the richness and relevance of the Latin language and literature, and an inspiring account of finding renewed purpose through learning something new and challenging

After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working...
Read More check catalog
English Made Easy Volume One: A New ESL Approach: Learning English Through Pictures

Jonathan Crichton · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

This is a fun and user-friendly way to learn English

English Made Easy is a breakthrough in English language learning - imaginatively exploiting how pictures and text can work together to create understanding and help learners learn more productively. It gives beginner English...
Read More check catalog
Elementary Vietnamese: Moi ban noi tieng Viet. Let's Speak Vietnamese.

NhÆ° BiÌ?nh NgoÌ? · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

This is a complete Vietnamese language course designed for college or high school-level classroom use or self-study.Since its publication in 1998, Elementary Vietnamese has become the leading book for anyone wishing to learn Vietnamese, and an invaluable resource for people traveling, studying...
Read More check catalog
Transparent French

Recorded Books Inc.; Transparent Language Inc. · Recorded Books
Format:  Interactive multimedia : French : Library ed

An interactive language instruction program that focuses first on vocabulary and second on using words and phrases in an immersive, whole-language learning experience."...Focuses first on vocabulary and second on using words and phrases in an immersive, whole-language learning experience"--Container.
Read More check catalog
Mandarin Chinese for Beginners: Mastering Conversational Chinese

YI REN · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

This user-friendly guide to the basics helps you learn how to speak Chinese quickly and easily by drawing parallels with something you already know - English. Chinese is a fascinating language that can seem impossibly difficult to learn at first, but is relatively easy if you focus on the spoken...
Read More check catalog
Chinese Characters: Learn & Remember 2,178 Characters and Their Meanings

Dr. Alan Hoenig ·
Pages: 500
Format: Paperback

A systematic, building block-style plan for mastering the most daunting aspect of learning Chinese—how to remember the meaning of more than 2,000 of the most common characters—is provided in this handbook. Beginning with the simplest of strokes, such as those for numbers, scepter,...
Read More check catalog
So to Speak: 11,000 Expressions That'll Knock Your Socks Off

Shirley Kobliner · Tiller Press
Format: Paperback

We use expressions all the time. When you feel sick, you're "under the weather." When you feel great, you're "on top of the world." You may be fine with "half a loaf," or you may insist on "the whole enchilada." But whether you're a "smart...
Read More check catalog
German-English Genealogical Dictionary

Ernest Thode · Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.
Pages: 318
Format: Paperback

This book is designed for the family researcher who has little or no knowledge of German but who nevertheless needs to make a translation of German-language documents. The dictionary covers thousands of German terms and defines them in single words or brief phrases. All words, symbols,...
Read More check catalog
In Other Words

Jhumpa Lahiri · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 233
Format: Print book

National Best Seller

From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut - an "honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words." - Kirkus Reviews (starred)

In Other Words is...
Read More check catalog