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3 000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won t Teach You in School

3 000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won t Teach You in School Author Eleanor Hamer
ISBN-10 9781510725379
Release 2017-11-21
Pages 487
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No matter how much Spanish you study, it’s nearly impossible to fully convince the native-speakers that you’ve got it. Even those estudiantes perfectos who have seemingly mastered speaking a foreign language in a classroom run into problems in real-life situations. 3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won’t Teach You in School goes beyond classroom Spanish by thoroughly explaining expressions, idioms, and quirks used daily by native speakers. This must-have manual also includes information on pronunciation, manners, abbreviations, and culture, making it much more than a phrase book! Learn within these pages everything you need to know to speak colloquial Spanish, including: • Translation of common proverbs: like When in Rome, do as the Romans do. • Slang: Like ¡Alivianate!— cheer up or get high • Dual words: like integro and entero—with the same meaning. • False cognates: Words that are similar but have very different meanings in English and Spanish So next time you plan a trip or just want to impress your friends, pick up 3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won’t Teach You in School and drop the stuffy high school phrase book!



Raven s Blood

Raven s Blood Author Deborah Cannon
ISBN-10 9781466915596
Release 2012
Pages 320
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Haida archaeologist Jake Lalonde dreams the same dreams as his ancestors, and his profession has taken him to strange and fascinating places before. When the corpse of a colleague and friend, Vincent Carpello, appears in the back of a freight truck, however—his stiff hands miming the form of a raven rattle—Jake's thirst for adventure sets him on a dangerous journey that may just be his last. At the University of Washington, a team of researchers that include Jake's fiancée, Angeline Lisbon, know that Jake's now deceased colleague, Vincent Carpello, was on the cusp of a major discovery that had the potential to turn the world upside down. But when a Venus statue is stolen, Jake goes missing, and a cypher disappears, Angeline sets out to find Jake—Interpol's number one suspect. Tracked by a dubious Interpol agent, Angeline follows the clues that soon lead her to a raven-worshipping goddess cult in the subterranean Mithraic temples of Rome. In this supernatural archaeological thriller, the shadow of a shaman must help Jake find his way back to the only world he knows so he can save both himself and Angeline—before it is too late.



The Shift to 5th Dimension

The Shift to 5th Dimension Author Nicky Hamid
ISBN-10 1479159492
Release 2013-06-18
Pages 160
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The months from December 2012 are all about the choices we are each having to make as to whether to continue to live in the old paradigm of fear and drama, or whether to take our own power and choose our higher calling from within. This book is based on readings focusing on the liberation of self in these times. They are powerful reminders of things that are forgotten and are critical to personal awakening. The chapters stand on their own and are included because they have already helped many readers move to self- empowerment.



World Heritage on the Ground

World Heritage on the Ground Author Christoph Brumann
ISBN-10 9781785330926
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 336
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The UNESCO World Heritage Convention of 1972 set the contemporary standard for cultural and natural conservation. Today, a place on the World Heritage List is much sought after for tourism promotion, development funding, and national prestige. Presenting case studies from across the globe, particularly from Africa and Asia, anthropologists with situated expertise in specific World Heritage sites explore the consequences of the World Heritage framework and the global spread of the UNESCO heritage regime. This book shows how local and national circumstances interact with the global institutional framework in complex and unexpected ways. Often, the communities around World Heritage sites are constrained by these heritage regimes rather than empowered by them.



A Summer of Birds

A Summer of Birds Author Danny Heitman
ISBN-10 0807139637
Release 2008-04
Pages 144
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As the summer of 1821 began, John James Audubon's ambition to create a comprehensive pictorial record of American birds was still largely a dream. Then, out of economic necessity, Audubon came to Oakley Plantation, a sprawling estate in Louisiana's West Feliciana Parish. Teeming with an abundance of birds, the woods of Oakley galvanized Audubon's sense of possibility for one of the most audacious undertakings in the annals of art. In A Summer of Birds, journalist and essayist Danny Heitman sorts through the facts and romance of Audubon's summer at Oakley, a season that clearly shaped the destiny of the world's most famous bird artist. Heitman draws from a rich variety of sources -- including Audubon's own extensive journals, more recent Audubon scholarship, and Robert Penn Warren's poetry -- to create a stimulating excursion across time, linking the historical man Audubon to the present-day civic and cultural icon. He considers the financial straits that led to Audubon's employment at Oakley as a private tutor to fifteen-year-old Eliza Pirrie, Audubon's family history, his flamboyance as a master of self-invention, his naturalist and artistic techniques, and the possible reasons for his dismissal. Illustrations include photographs of Oakley House -- now a state historic site -- Audubon's paintings from his Oakley period, and portraits of the Pirrie family members. A favorable combination of climate and geography made Oakley a birding haven, and Audubon completed or began at least twenty-three bird paintings -- among his finest work -- while staying there. A Summer of Birds will inform and delight readers in its exploration of this eventful but unsung 1821 interlude, a fascinating chapter in the life of America's foremost bird artist. It is an indispensable pleasure for birders, Audubon enthusiasts, and visitors to Oakley House.



The Red Hot Book of Spanish Slang

The Red Hot Book of Spanish Slang Author Mary McVey Gill
ISBN-10 9780071709071
Release 2006-10-18
Pages 356
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Don't sound like una momia--add a little sizzle to your Spanish! If someone called you tragaldabas would you be insulted or flattered? If you shouted ¡Mota! in the street, would you expected to get a cab or get arrested? Thanks to The Red-Hot Book of Spanish Slang and Idioms, you'll always know your tejemaneje (scheme) from your merequetengue (mess) no matter where you find yourself in the Spanish-speaking world. Five thousand words and phrases--plus helpful hints as to what's cordial and what's vulgar--keep you in sync with Spanish slang. Spanish to English niños popis (upper-class kids) Spoiled brats Contigo ni a China me voy. (I'm not even going to China with you) You're impossible La cruda (rawness) Hangover English to Spanish Ugly as sin ser un espantapájaro (to be a scarecrow) To be lucky tener leche (to have milk) Why are you staring at me? ¿Tengo monos en la cara? (Do I have monkeys on my face?)



Breaking Out of Beginner s Spanish

Breaking Out of Beginner s Spanish Author Joseph J. Keenan
ISBN-10 9780292761957
Release 2015-01-20
Pages 235
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Many language books are boring—this one is not. Written by a native English speaker who learned Spanish the hard way—by trying to talk to Spanish-speaking people—it offers English speakers who have a basic knowledge of Spanish hundreds of tips for using the language more fluently and colloquially, with fewer obvious "gringo" errors. Writing with humor, common sense, and a minimum of jargon, Joseph J. Keenan covers everything from pronunciation, verb usage, and common grammatical mistakes to the subtleties of addressing other people, "trickster" words that look alike in both languages, inadvertent obscenities, and intentional swearing. He guides readers through the set phrases and idiomatic expressions that pepper the native speaker's conversation and provides a valuable introduction to the most widely used Spanish slang. With this book, both students in school and adult learners who never want to see another classroom can rapidly improve their speaking ability. Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish will be an essential aid in passing the supreme language test—communicating fluently with native speakers.



What They Didn t Teach You in Spanish Class

What They Didn t Teach You in Spanish Class Author Juan Caballero
ISBN-10 9781612437385
Release 2017-10-15
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Chilling with an ice-cold cerveza at a beach bar... Dancing at CDMX’s hottest salsa club... Screaming your head off at the Copa América... Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in Latin America’s everyday language. • What’s up? ¿Qué tal? • What a hottie! ¡Que cuerazo! • Let’s pound these shots. Tráguemonos estos traguitos. • That ref sucks. Es una mierda ese árbitro/a. • I’m craving all-you-can-eat tacos. Me antoja un poco de taquiza libre. • Do you wanna hook up? ¿Quieres ligar?



Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION

Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION Author Pablo Garcia Loaeza
ISBN-10 9780486310428
Release 2013-10-17
Pages 80
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Up-to-date volume, organized for quick access to phrases related to greetings, transportation, shopping, emergencies, other common circumstances. Over 700 entries include terms for modern telecommunications, idioms, slang. Phonetic pronunciations accompany phrases.



Easy Spanish Step By Step

Easy Spanish Step By Step Author Barbara Bregstein
ISBN-10 9780071483179
Release 2005-12-23
Pages 320
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A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.



The Big Red Book of Spanish Idioms

The Big Red Book of Spanish Idioms Author Peter Weibel
ISBN-10 9780071442619
Release 2004-04-22
Pages 356
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For every learner who has wasted dictionary time looking up the individual parts of a Spanish saying only to have the whole add up to nonsense, The Big Red Book of Spanish Idioms provides innovative and easy access to scores of turns-of-phrase and their idiomatic English equivalents. With more than 4,000 Spanish expressions arranged by keyword, numerous example sentences, and an extensive index for cross-referencing, you can quickly find phrase-based translations by way of either English or Spanish. Compact and comprehensive, this tool is perfect for a student's backpack or a translator's briefcase.



New Castle County Delaware Land Records 1715 1728

New Castle County  Delaware Land Records  1715 1728 Author Carol Bryant
ISBN-10 9781585494811
Release 2009-05-01
Pages 196
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Records begin with Liber E1 (first 58 pages are missing) in 1715 and continue into 1728 with a gap, 1719-1722 (Liber F is missing). Deeds, leases, releases, powers of attorney, appointments, mortgages, patents. Relationships are oft times revealed in th



Lonely Planet Mexican Spanish Phrasebook Dictionary

Lonely Planet Mexican Spanish Phrasebook   Dictionary Author Lonely Lonely Planet
ISBN-10 1786576015
Release 2018-09
Pages 272
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Lonely Planet Mexican Spanish Phrasebook Dictionary has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Lonely Planet Mexican Spanish Phrasebook Dictionary also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Lonely Planet Mexican Spanish Phrasebook Dictionary book for free.



In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus

In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus Author X. J. Kennedy
ISBN-10 0801886546
Release 2007-07-06
Pages 205
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Collects iconic poems from six of the author's other poetry collections.



Fantabulosa

Fantabulosa Author Paul Baker
ISBN-10 9780826473431
Release 2004-05-25
Pages 254
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Polari has been the secret language of gay men and women through the twentieth century. But more than a language, Polari is an attitude. From the prisons and music halls of Edwardian England to Kenneth Williams, American Gls in London and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Polari has been used to laugh, bitch, gossip and cruise. Like all slang, Polari users coined an ever-changing vocabulary. Derived from words used by criminals, circus artists, beggars and prostitutes, it also employed Italian, Yiddish, French, rhyming slang and backslang. Polari speakers camped up a storm, from West End chorus boys and office workers to East End sea-queens. Since gay liberation, lesbian and gay slang has become less a language of concealment than a language of specialization, though the tradition of camp remains. A carefully researched and entertaining read, Fantabulosa presents a lexicon of Polari and a more general dictionary of lesbian and gay slang. If you don't yet know what vada the bona cartes on the ommee ajax, parkering ninty, a Mexican nightmare or a nellyectomy mean, then this is the book for you.



Terrorism and Democratic Stability

Terrorism and Democratic Stability Author Laud Humphreys
ISBN-10 9781351486576
Release 2017-07-05
Pages 254
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Can terrorism and state violence cause democratic breakdowns? Although the origins of violence have been studied, only rarely are its consequences. And even when the consequences of violence are studied, its effects are usually limited to consideration of preexisting conflict that originally spawned the violence. In Terrorism and Democratic Stability, Holmes claims that to understand the consequences of violence on democratic stability, terrorism and state responses to terrorism must be studied together. Her innovative approach identifies citizen support as a key factor in the state's ability to sustain democracy and achieve stability. Her focus is Uruguay, Peru, and Spain.



Last One in Is a Rotten Egg

Last One in Is a Rotten Egg Author Leonard Kessler
ISBN-10 9780064442626
Release 1999-06-03
Pages 64
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While his friends jump and dive and race in the pool, Freddy is left alone on the side. If he doesn't learn to swim, he will always be the rotten egg. Available for the first time in full color, this engaging I Can Read Book is perfect for beginning readers and swimmers of every level.