Become a Russian verb virtuoso! The Big Silver Book of Russian Verbs is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering Russian verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in Russian confidently. Inside you will find: 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically Current idioms and expressions for each verb The Top 50 verbs, with many examples of their usage in context More than 4,200 verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models A handy guide to deciphering irregular verb forms
A comprehensive name guide is written specifically for Witches, Pagans and anyone who wants factual and in-depth information on a wide variety of names. Features more than 7,000 names derived from assorted cultures and spiritual traditions, from ancient times to modern, including names from mythology, magical texts, nature and the Bible. Includes pronunciations, guidance in name selection, a glossary, an index by gender and lists of names by theme. Original.
Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these eight unconventional Spanish short stories!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, whilst 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 Spanish 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 Spanish whilst 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! Spanish Short Stories for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level (A1-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.You'll finally be able to enjoy reading in Spanish, 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 Spanish: 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 Spanish and enjoy reading, this is the book you need to rekindle your passion for the language and take your Spanish to the next level!So what are you waiting for? Scroll up and grab your copy now!
Author: Desmond R. Layne, Daniele Bassi
This book summarizes current state of knowledge in peach botany, production and postharvest management. Specific topics covered consisted of: botany and taxonomy (chapter 1); history of cultivation and trends in China (chapter 2); classical genetics and breeding (chapter 3); genetic engineering and genomics (chapter 4); low-chill cultivar development (chapter 5); fresh market cultivar development (chapter 6); processing peach cultivar development (chapter 7); rootstock development (chapter 8); propagation techniques (chapter 9); carbon assimilation, partitioning and budget modelling (chapter 10); orchard planting systems (chapter 11); crop load management (chapter 12); nutrient and water requirements of peach trees (chapter 13); orchard floor management systems (chapter 14); biology, epidemiology and management of diseases caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms (chapter 15); diseases caused by bacteria and phytoplasmas ['Candidatus Phytoplasma'] (chapter 16); viruses and viroids (chapter 17); insects and mites (chapter 18); nematodes (chapter 19); preharvest factors affecting peach quality (chapter 20); ripening, nutrition and postharvest physiology (chapter 21); and harvesting and postharvest handling of peaches for the fresh market (chapter 22). This book aims to provide research scientists, extension personnel, students, professional fruit growers and others with a vital resource on peach and its culture.
Invitation to Biology
Author: Helena Curtis, N. Sue Barnes
This clearly written, accurate, and well-illustrated introduction to biology seamlessly integrates the theme of evolution while offering expanded, up-to-date coverage of genetic engineering, the immune response, embryological development, and ecological concerns.
Quantum computation and information is a new, rapidly developing interdisciplinary field. This book provides the reader a useful and not-too-heavy guide. It offers a simple and self-contained introduction; no previous knowledge of quantum mechanics or classical computation is required. Volume 1 may be used as a textbook for a one-semester introductory course in quantum information and computation, both for upper-level undergraduate students and for graduate students. It contains a large number of solved exercises, which are an essential complement to the text, as they will help the student to become familiar with the subject.
How the Chinese look at themselves, the world, and the challenges of the future. Where is China, What is China: Where are the traditional pigtails of the old mandarins, the Mao’s bicycles and his suits? Where are the large families with the many concubines? The stuff that made China for centuries in all the stories Chinese and foreigners told of this huge country is gone. China now is skyscrapers, limousines, fast trains, science fiction airports, bright neon lights that explode in the night more than fireworks. Chinese are changing and have changed beyond recognition. In fact, they have changed so much that they do not see themselves in their present shape, just like an animal going through a metamorphosis. We are in the middle of this huge transformation and we don’t know if and when the new shape will stabilize and what impact it will have on the conscience of the Chinese and of the people of the world looking at China. This book is an exploration into this huge revolution that is affecting the whole planet in the biggest way possibly since the fall of the Roman Empire.
This textbook provides a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to various mathematical topics that play a key role in economics and finance. Motivated by economic applications, the authors introduce students to key mathematical ideas through an economic viewpoint, starting from the real line and moving to n-dimensional spaces, with a special emphasis on global optimization. Additionally, the text helps unacquainted, but intellectually curious, students become familiar with mathematical proofs. The book is suitable for both self-study and rigorous introductory mathematics courses for undergraduate students majoring in economics or finance.
A selection of more than thirty thousand baby names from around the world includes regional, ethnic, and cultural listings, along with alternate spellings and pronunciations, historical information, etymology, and derivations.
Author: Greg Baer
"He rocked my foundation! Greg Baer touched me deeply. He's got the answer to finding happiness in life."—Tony Trupiano, Talk America Why do most of us search our entire lives for loving and happy relationships but rarely find them? What is the "secret something" that all relationships need in order to thrive? Dr. Greg Baer found the answers to these questions while working with thousands of individuals and couples. In Real Love, he shares his enlightening and practical blueprint for creating successful relationships and reveals the secret to finding and keeping what he calls "Real Love." In Real Love, you'll discover: · The difference between Imitation Love and Real Love · How to eliminate conflicts with spouses, children, parents, friends and colleagues · How to put an end to destructive “Getting” and “Protecting” behaviors · How Real Love can eliminate anger, resentment, and fear · The four steps to finding Real Love With Real Love as your guide you can begin to heal the wounds of your past and create rewarding and fulfilling relationships in every area of your life.
My Hero Academia
Author: Kohei Horikoshi
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
The U.A. students have reached the practical portion of their final exam, but they didn’t expect to have to beat their own teachers in order to pass! Paired with his archrival Bakugo, Midoriya has to try to take on none other than All Might himself. Working with Bakugo is one thing, but is giving everything he’s got to beat All Might more than Midoriya can handle? And in a nearby arena, Yaoyorozu and Todoroki endure a similar struggle. Meanwhile, a sinister new adversary prepares to make a move... -- VIZ Media
Author: Rebecca Robb Benne, Jon Hird
Author: Pavel Aleksandrovich Florenskiĭ
Publisher: RSM Press
Iconostasis is Fr. Pavel's final theological work. Composed in 1922, it explores in highly original terms the significance of the icon: its philosophic depth, its spiritual history, its empirical technique. In doing so, Fr. Pavel also sketches a new history of both Western religious art and the Orthodox icon: a history under the direct operation of the Holy Spirit. The work is original, challenging and profoundly articulate. This translation is the first complete English version.
A two-coloured dictionary for intermediate level students.