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Complete Advanced provides thorough preparation for the revised 2015 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam. It combines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face. This course provides comprehensive language development integrated with exam-task familiarisation. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real exam candidates make, as revealed by the... more...

Improve your personal and professional relationships instantly with this timeless guide to communication, listening skills, body language, and conflict resolution. A wall of silent resentment shuts you off from someone you love....You listen to an argument in which neither party seems to hear the other....Your mind drifts to other matters when people talk to you.... People Skills is a communication-skills handbook that can help you eliminate these... more...

Beginning with an introduction to the basic concepts of stresses in simple and composite elements, strains, and deformation of solids, the book moves through discussions on loads and stresses on the beam, which is a common structural element, torsion, and beam deflection. It then discusses columns and analysis of stresses in two dimensions. the boko also deals with strain energy concepts and their applications. The book provides an exhaustive coverage... more...

Whenever you talk to someone, you have less than ten seconds to capture their attention and another twenty to hold it to you. This window, or opening to getting to know someone is incredibly vital for every salesman, marketing exec, or manager out there who has ever had an important phone call or meeting. But, it is equally as important for the scores of individuals who feel nervous or uncomfortable talking to strangers a figure... more...

Classic / British English (Available February 2008) Winston Smith lives in a society where the government controls people's lives every second of the day. Alone in his small, one-room apartment, Winston dreams of a better life. Is freedom from this life of suffering possible? There must be something that the Party cannot control something like love, perhaps?


For Beginners of the Japanese language. Includes FREE MP3s (Download link found on the last page) Learning kanji--those thousands of characters originally from Chinese--can be a rewarding experience. Japanese as a foreign language not dependent on the alphabet is often seen as exotic and "cool" to the English speaker. It certainly is, and kanji is at the heart of this appeal. This book will guide you through the first and most important hundred... more...

Solve the mysteries of English verbs Practice Makes Perfect: English Verb Tenses Up Close puts the spotlight on this tricky grammar trouble spot. It boasts plenty of opportunities for practicing your language skills, as well as extensive examples based on a conversational style that will keep you engaged. The book also features a unique answer key that gives you more than just a listing of correct answers; it clues you in on the... more...

Covers all the most useful collocations (common word combinations) at Advanced level to help make your English more fluent and natural-sounding. English Collocations in Use Advanced presents and practises hundreds of collocations in typical contexts to help you improve your written and spoken English. It also includes tips on learning strategies and ways to avoid common learner errors. The book is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus to make... more...

This time-tested classic—first published more than sixty years ago—has helped millions achieve mastery of English. Word Power Made Easy is the most effective vocabulary builder in the English language. It provides a simple, step-by-step method for increasing knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Arranged in thematic sections—on everything from how to flatter friends and insult enemies to how to talk precisely about science and... more...

The Complete Japanese Verb Guide is a handy, easy-to-use guide to one of the building blocks of language learning—verbs. To effectively learn Japanese, a strong knowledge of Japanese grammar and vocabulary is needed. This book will come to the rescue as it shows learners how to conjugate the 600 most common Japanese verbs quickly, and with very little effort. This is the only guide to list all verb forms in both Japanese script and romanized form,... more...