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            Japanese Made Easy: A situation-based guide designed to get you speaking simple Japanese from the very first day! (Revised and Updated)
             

            Japanese Made Easy: A situation-based guide designed to get you speaking simple Japanese from the very first day! (Revised and Updated) (Paperback)

            By Monane, Tazuko Ajiro; Revised by Matsunari, Yumi

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            A comprehensive, situation-based guide designed to get you speaking simple Japanese from the very first day! Covers the most common social situations encountered by visitors to Japan: Greetings and simple conversation Asking directions and questions Telling the time and handling ...money Shopping and order food & drinks Counting and asking prices Traveling and taking transportation Japanese Made Easy is an accessible and thorough self-study guide that has readers using simple, everyday Japanese vocabulary and phrases within a few hours. This book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current usage. In this edition, all vocabulary and sentence patterns are shown in Japanese script as well as romanized Japanese and English. Revisions also include new dialogues, cultural notes, illustrations and updated vocabulary. Japanese Made Easy features: Practice exercises based on over 30 of the most important Japanese sentence patterns, with example sentences and answer keys Notes on the key points of Japanese grammar and vocabulary A detailed glossary of important Japanese words and an index of vocabulary and grammar The most common social situations encountered by visitors to Japan, including asking directions, taking public transport and ordering food This book is based on classroom materials developed at the University of Hawaii, and has been designed to help beginners build practical language skills in only a few weeks of home study. It is an accessible guide to the basic patterns of the Japanese language, and to occasions when they will be most useful to travelers in Japan.
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            ISBN 9784805313718
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2020
            Publisher Tuttle Publishing
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            Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook: The Complete Language Course for Beginning Learners (With Companion Audio)
             

            Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook: The Complete Language Course for Beginning Learners (With Companion Audio) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kubler, Cornelius C.

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            Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook is a new beginner Mandarin Chinese course which enables you to quickly learn the basics of the language. The 24 lessons in this book are meant to be used in 3 hours per week of class instruction over one academic year. Students will need anoth...er 2-3 hours of outside practice and review for every hour of class time, using the materials in the accompanying Elementary Mandarin Chinese Workbook. These books can also be used by self-study learners due to the extensive explanations and free supplementary materials available - including online audio and video recordings and flash cards. The entire course can be completed in 25 to 35 weeks and teaches you the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese at a conversational level. Each lesson starts with a dialogue and includes a list of new and supplementary Chinese vocabulary along with questions and grammar notes about the dialogue, a reading section and extensive exercises (that are in the Workbook). Elementary Mandarin Chinese Textbook offers the following significant advantages over other similar textbooks: Common, everyday Chinese dialogues are used for listening and practice - complete with vocabulary lists and questions and storylines based on actual everyday experiences in China Chinese grammar is explained in simple, non-technical terms with useful notes and tips given Reading exercises are provided for all new words and phrases in each lesson Free online audio recordings by native speakers from various parts of China help you not only acquire correct pronunciation but also to understand Chinese speakers who have different accents Illustrations and supplementary video clips add authenticity to the dialogues in the book A Chinese-English dictionary is provided at the back for easy reference Chinese characters and Pinyin Romanized forms are used throughout the book (except for the reading exercises), so this book is usable by learners who wish to focu
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            ISBN 9780804851244
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2020
            Publisher Tuttle Publishing
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            Mai i te Kakano
             

            Mai i te Kakano (Paperback)

            By Jacob, Heni

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            Provides a unique, "more Maori", more fun way to say things in everyday situations. Written entirely in Maori, this book includes sections on Maori idiom and metaphor, common errors, and examples of language in use in a variety of settings, including the home, at the supermarket ..., at the beach and on the sports field.
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            ISBN 9780473208738
            Published NZ 2 May 2012
            Publisher Misc Pub
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            Language (Maori)
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            Leadership and Literacy: Principals, Partnerships and Pathways to Improvement
              

            Leadership and Literacy: Principals, Partnerships and Pathways to Improvement (Hardback, 1st ed. 2017)

            By Dempster, Neil; Townsend, Tony; Johnson, Greer; Bayetto, Anne; Lovett, Susan

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            This book focuses on what school leaders need to know and understand about leadership for learning, and for learning to read in particular.

            ISBN 9783319542973
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2017
            Publisher Springer International Publish
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            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases
             

            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cryer, Max

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            "The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang wo...rds and expressions feature heavily, while one of the unique features of this book is the large number of Mori words that have become part of our common language in recent years. The listing also includes the popular names of our sports teams, and an appendix of common New Zealand acronyms completes the book."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775594000
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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            Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

            Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain (Paperback, New ed.)

            By Wolf, Maryanne

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            Explores how our brains learnt to read. This work presents a discussion ranging from the history of the earliest known examples of written language, to whether reading online really is making us 'stupider', and why dyslexia can be a gift.

            ISBN 9781848310308
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2008
            Publisher Icon Books Ltd
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            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
              

            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages (Paperback)

            By Deutscher, Guy

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            An odyssey that takes us from Homer to Darwin, from scientists to savages, from the corridors of Yale to the rivers of the Amazon, from how to name the rainbow to why Russian water - a 'she' - become a 'he' once you have dipped a tea bag into her. It explores some of the fascinat...ing questions about language, culture and the human mind.
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            ISBN 9780099505570
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Grammar Rules: Grammar Rules
             

            Grammar Rules: Grammar Rules (Hardback)

            By Shrives, Craig

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            Suitable for Brits and Americans, this grammar-reference book offers well-crafted 'grammar lite' explanations as well as hundreds of tips and workarounds.

            ISBN 9780857830371
            Released NZ 8 Sep 2011
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Mental Files
             

            Mental Files (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Recanati, Francois

            • RRP: $51.99
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            Francois Recanati presents his theory of mental files, a new way of understanding reference in language and thought. Linguistic expressions inherit their reference from the files that we associate with them, which are classified according to their function, which is to store info...rmation derived through certain types of relation to objects.
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            ISBN 9780199659999
            Released NZ 13 Dec 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Book of New Zealand Words
             

            Book of New Zealand Words (Hardback)

            By Bardsley, Dianne; Illustrated by Reynolds, John

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            This elegant, expert, and utterly up-to-date book contains over 1,500 samples from New Zealand's distinctive vocabulary.

            ISBN 9781877385841
            Published NZ 7 May 2013
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (English)
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