Foreign Language Dictionaries & Thesauruses

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  • Language Lover's Guide to Learning Portuguese

    The Language Lover’s Guide to Learning Portuguese


    This book is a study companion written in plain English, which explains the things that you need to know to be successful in learning Portuguese. No prior grammatical knowledge is assumed, and technical terms are explained clearly and progressively. Exercises are provided to help you consolidate what you have learned and build your Portuguese vocabulary. Although the main focus is on European Portuguese, Brazilian alternatives are also given. Among the many things covered in this book: How do…

  • Latina per se Illvstrata

    Lingva Latina per se Illvstrata, Pars 1: Familia Romana


    Entirely composed in Latin, Part I, Familia Romana, provides an excellent introduction to Latin, including the essentials of Latin grammar and a basic vocabulary of over 1500 words. The thirty-five chapters describe the life of a Roman family in the 2nd century A.D., and culminate in readings from classical poets and Donatus’s Ars Grammatica, the standard Latin school text for a millenium. Each chapter is divided into two or three lectiones (lessons) of a couple pages each followed by a gramm…

  • & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition

    Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition


    This is a revised third edition of Tuttle’s Reading & Writing Chinese.This new edition focuses on the internationally recognized test of proficiency in Chinese, the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). All 800 characters prescribed for Level A are covered here, and the 1400+ Levels B and C characters are covered concisely.All of the prescribed vocabulary for Levels A-C of the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi is included among the example compounds. Knowledge of the 2,200+ characters and 5,253+ vocabulary items …

  • Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese

    An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese, Vol. 1 (English and Japanese Edition)


    This is a widely used textbook for beginning Japanese covering the four basic skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking. Genki I covers lessons 1 to 12. Japanese/English.