English As a Second Language
McGraw Hill Education Essential ESL Dictionary
For Learners of English
Paperback ISBN: 0071840184
Learn and understand thousands of new English words Clear, comprehensive, and easy to use, McGraw-Hill Education: Essential ESL Dictionary for Learners of English was developed to meet the needs of ESL students like you. Inside you will find more than 9,000 English terms, each with a simple definition so you willunderstand its meaning and usage. Every entry is accompanied by its phonetic translation, definition, and explanation. You'll find example sentences throughout that show English words in context. Hundreds of illustrations are also used throughout the dictionary, giving you visual reinforcement of word meanings. INCLUDES: - 9,000+ American and British words, explained in easy-to-understand language - Grammar and usage boxes to aid your understanding of key concepts - A grammar summary that highlights parts of speech, idioms, sentence structures, and more - A special section of illustrations--featuring thematic groups of words including animals, nature, electronics, music, the classroom, and more--to help you remember common terms - A conversation guide that identifies important phrases for everyday situations such as meeting people, asking directions, going shopping, and more Whether you use it at work, in school, or at home, McGraw-Hill Education: Essential ESL Dictionary for Learners of English will become your trusted reference as you learn the language and build your English skills.
English Articles and Determiners Up Close
Paperback ISBN: 0071752064
Learn to master the useful but tricky skill of how to choose the right article or determiner As a non-native speaker of English, you may have trouble with determiners because, unlike true adjectives, the choice of which article, demonstrative, or quantifier to use is dependent on both the meaning and the grammatical form of the particular noun they modify. Practice Makes Perfect: English Articles and Determiners Up Close helps you untangle this grammar puzzle with clear explanations of how they should be treated and used. And of course you will get hundreds of exercise opportunities to practice, practice, practice your new skills.
Manual Completo De Los Verbos en Ingles / Complete Manual of Verbs in English
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0071444963
Surveys English verb forms and offers information on irregularities and other details that are particularly likely to cause problems for speakers of Spanish.
Vox Compact Spanish and English Dictionary
Paperback ISBN: 0844279862
The Vox Compact Spanish and English Dictionary contains more than 85,000 headwords, phrases, and examples, including the latest additions to the language plus technical, scientific, and business terms. This bestselling reference includes a 45-page section of Spanish idioms and expressions.
Short Stories in English for Beginners
Read for Pleasure at Your Level and Learn English the Fun Way!
Paperback ISBN: 1473683556
Short Stories in English for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level (A2 approaching B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference). The eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading. In this book you will find: - Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you'll have great fun reading, while learning a wide range of new vocabulary - Stories broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story and feel a sense of achievement without great difficulty reading - Realistic amounts of new vocabulary so you're not overwhelmed by complex words. Instead of pausing to look up every word, you'll absorb new vocabulary from the context of the story, and have the satisfaction of that moment when you say: "I totally understood that sentence!" - Carefully-written English using straightforward grammar that is comprehensible for beginner and intermediate level learners. You'll enjoy reading and learn new grammatical structures without any feelings of overwhelm and frustration. - Plenty of natural dialogues in each story, so that you can learn conversational English while you read, and improve your speaking ability at the same time - Regular plot summaries, comprehension questions and word reference lists, so that help is always on hand when you need it. You'll be able to focus on enjoying reading and having fun, rather than fumbling around with dictionaries and struggling through dense text with no support. - A five-step plan for reading the stories in this book the smart way. These step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to make the most out of the book and maximise your learning You'll finally be able to enjoy reading in English, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension at the same time. Based on extensive research into how people most enjoy and benefit from reading in a new language, this book eliminates all the frustrations you have experienced when trying to read in English: - Dull topics that are no fun to read - Books so long you never reach the end - Endless chapters that make you want to give up - Impenetrable grammar that frustrates you at every turn - Complex vocabulary that leaves you with your head buried in the dictionary - Instead, you can just concentrate on what you came for in the first place - enjoying reading and having fun! If you're learning English and enjoy reading, this is the book you need to rekindle your passion for the language and take your English to the next level.