Best Foreign Dictionaries & Thesauruses Books

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1. Japanese from Zero! 1: Proven Techniques to Learn Japanese for Students and Professionals

Author: by George Trombley
Learn From Zero
English
329 pages

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Japanese From Zero!Is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley and co-writer Yukari Takenaka. The lessons and techniques used in this series have been taught successfully for over ten years in classrooms throughout the world.

Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero! Is the perfect course for current students of Japanese as well as absolute beginners. In Book 1 of the Japanese From Zero! Series, readers are taught new grammar concepts, over 800 new words and expressions, and also learn the hiragana writing system.

Features of Book 1: * Integrated Workbook with Answer Key * Over 800 New Words and Expressions * Learn to Read and Write Hiragana * Easy-to-Understand Example Dialogues * Culture Points about Japan * Bilingual Glossaries with Kana and Romaji…And much more!


2. Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana: A Workbook for Self-Study

Author: by Kenneth G. Henshall
Tuttle Publishing
English
128 pages

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Learning Hiragana and Katakana is a systematic and comprehensive Japanese workbook that is perfect for self-study or use in a classroom setting. Written Japanese combines three different types of characters: the Chinese characters known as kanji, and two Japanese sets of phonetic letters, hiragana and katakana, known collectively as kana, that must be mastered before the Japanese kanji can be learned.

Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana provides beginning-level students of Japanese a thorough grounding in the basic hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols or syllabaries. A comprehensive introduction presents their primary function, origin, pronunciation and usage. The main body of the book is devoted to presenting the 92 hira and kata characters along with their variations, giving step-by-step guidelines on how to write each character neatly in the correct stroke order, with generous practice spaces provided for handwriting practice.

This Japanese workbook includes: Systematic and comprehensive coverage of the two Japanese kana systems. Ample provision for Japanese kana practice, review, and self-testing at several levelsDetailed reference section explaining the origin and function of kana, and the various kana combinations.


3. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata, Pars I: Familia Romana (Latin Edition)

Author: by Hans H. Ørberg
Focus
Latin
328 pages

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Hans rberg’s Lingua Latina per se Illustrata is the world’s premiere series for learning Latin via the Natural Method. The Natural Method encourages students to learn Latin without resorting to translation, but instead by teaching them to think in the language: students first learn grammar and vocabulary inductively through extended contextual reading and an ingenious system of marginal notes.

Lingua Latina per se Illustrata is also the most popular series for those teachers at both the secondary and collegiate levels who wish to develop Latin conversational skills in the classroom. Familia Romana (the main book of Pars I of the Lingua Latina per se illustrata series) contains thirty-five chapters and describes the life of a Roman family in the 2nd century A.D.

It culminates in readings from classical poets and Donatus’s Ars Grammatica, the standard Latin school text for a millennium. Each chapter is divided into two or three lessons (lectiones) of a few pages each followed by a grammar section (Grammatica Latina) and three exercises (Pensa).


4. Merriam-Webster's Word-for-Word Spanish-English Dictionary, Newest Edition, Mass-Market Paperback (Spanish and English Edition)

Author: by Merriam-Webster
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Spanish, English
600 pages

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Offers word-for-word equivalents for each term in Spanish and English. Especially designed for Spanish speakers preparing for standardized tests in English. This dictionary can be a wonderful tool to help with homeschooling and remote learning and can be used in Texas STAAR testing classrooms.

50,000 bidirectional, bilingual entries (English to Spanish and Spanish to English) cover core vocabulary. Offers user-friendly format for easy word search.


5. Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyday Use (Dover Language Guides Spanish)

Author: by Dr. Pablo Garcia Loaeza
ISBN: 978-0486499055
Published at: Dover Publications; New edition (March 21, 2013)

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Learning the basics of Spanish can be fast and easy. This book includes words and sentences about eating, shopping, and more. Over 700 expressions will help you ask for directions, find a restaurant, and talk to a doctor. You’ll also learn how to pronounce each phrase.

It’s great for visitors to Spain and Latin America!


6. Let's Speak Korean: Learn Over 1,400+ Expressions Quickly and Easily With Pronunciation & Grammar Guide Marks – Just Listen, Repeat, and Learn! (Korean Study)

Author: by Fandom Media
B07GW7QZ9W
New Ampersand Publishing
English

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LET’S SPEAK KOREAN w/ AUDIO TRACKS – Learn Over 1,400+ Korean Expressions From 21 Topics Quickly and EasilyJust Listen, Repeat, and Learn! Want to learn to speak Korean quickly and easily? Let’s Speak Korean is the perfect solution! Whether you are a K-Pop/K-Drama fanatic or just someone trying to pick up some useful expressions before going on a trip to Korea, this book surely will be a great resource!

This book contains over 1,400 daily expressions from 21 different topics and situations, and is designed in a way that anyone with no knowledge in Korean can learn and use right away, through simply listening and repeating the expressions.The best part?

We’ve created a dedicated web page with downloadable / streaming audio files where you can listen to each and every expression, recorded by a native Korean speaker/voice actor – you get to hear how each syllable is pronounced, eliminating any unnecessary guesswork.

I mean, you don’t want to embarrass yourself by saying something that’s totally inaccurate, right? It will expedite the learning process and get you up to speed, Not only that, you will find that every expression has a romanized version underneath a corresponding Korean expression, with our unique grammar guide marks which clearly teaches which part means which in a given sentence.


7. GENKI I: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese (English and Japanese Edition)

Author: by Eri Banno
4789014401
English, Japanese
382 pages

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Second edition of the most highly regarded teaching text book on the Japanese language, covering speaking, listening, reading, and writing to cultivate overall language ability. Each lesson in the revised edition features a new section dubbed Culture Notes,” and now includes the audio CD companion which is in mp3 format ready to install on any music player.

In Japanese/English. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.


8. Talk To Me In Korean Workbook Level 1

Author: by TalkToMeInKorean
English
128 pages
8956056889

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1.Talk To Me In Korean has provided FREE Korean language learning content to learners around the globe since 2009, and with over 800 lessons published on the official free website.2. Talk To Me In Korean has drawn over 1. 8 million people to the site to download over 50 million lessons.3.

This workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the Talk To Me In Korean Level 1 lessons, which are available for free at official free website. “Designed to help you review and reinforce what you’ve learned in the TTMIK lessons, this workbook contains 6 main categories of review and 13 types of exercises:1.Vocabulary 2.Writing3.

Listening comprehension4. Reading comprehension5.Fill in the chart6.Dictation1.Matching2.Fill in the blank3.Multiple choice4.Dictation5.Draw a picture6. Translation (Korean English)7.Short answer8.Define and t


9. Merriam-Webster Webster’s Spanish-English Dictionary for Students, Second Edition (English and Spanish Edition)

Author: by Merriam-Webster
Speck
English, Spanish
384 pages

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This best-selling Spanish-English dictionary defines the core vocabularies of Latin-American Spanish and American English. A bidirectional dictionary with Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish sections, it is the best language resource for young Spanish and English speakers. Features of this Book: Revised and updated for 2014.

Over 40, 000 entries and 50, 000 translations. Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish sections. Conjugation of Spanish Verbs. Irregular English Verbs.

10. Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters

Author: by James W. Heisig
University of Hawaii Press
English
496 pages

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Updated to include the 196 new kanji approved by the Japanese government in 2010 as general-use kanji, the sixth edition of this popular text aims to provide students with a simple method for correlating the writing and the meaning of Japanese characters in such a way as to make them both easy to remember.

It is intended not only for the beginner, but also for the more advanced student looking for some relief from the constant frustration of forgetting how to write the kanji, or for a way to systematize what he or she already knows.

The author begins with writing the kanji becausecontrary to first impressionsit is in fact simpler than learning how to the pronounce them. By ordering the kanji according to their component parts or primitive elements, and then assigning each of these parts a distinct meaning with its own distinct image, the student is led to harness the powers of imaginative memory to learn the various combinations that make up the kanji.

In addition, each kanji is given its own key word to represent the meaning, or one of the principal meanings, of that character. These key words provide the setting for a particular kanji’s story, whose protagonists are the primitive elements.

11. English for Everyone: Beginner Box Set: Course and Practice Books Four-Book Self-Study Program

Author: by DK
DK
English
720 pages

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Our Beginner Box Set is a great bundle of supportive reference guides and practice books to introduce English for beginners including key language skills, grammar, and vocabulary. Ideal for English test preparations or ESL lesson plans, the Course Books use visual teaching methods to introduce the English language, reinforced through a variety of exercises and examples when used alongside the bundled Practice Books.

In Level 1 learn core English skills such as introducing yourself and talking about your home, city, and hobbies to expand your vocabulary and understanding grammar and punctuation, this is a completely comprehensive introduction to practical English usage. Continue to expand your conversational topics further in Level 2 by explaining emotions, health, and routines, and even learn to discuss holidays and seasons, and tell stories in the past tense.

Whether you are looking for ESL teaching resources, or a structured program for adults to learn English as a second language, the Beginner Box Set provides: Sample language examples: New language topics are introduced in context using clear, illustrated, and color-coded explanations- Supporting audio: Extensive English-speaking audio materials integrated into every unit, giving vital oral and listening practice.

12. Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition (The Wheelock's Latin Series)

Author: by Frederic M. Wheelock
Collins Reference
English
608 pages

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For nearly sixty years, Wheelock’s Latin has remained the optimus liber of beginning Latin textbooks. When Professor Frederic M. Wheelock’s Latin first appeared in 1956, the reviews extolled its thoroughness, organization, and conciseness; one reviewer predicted that the book “might well become the standard text” for introducing students to elementary Latin.

Now, nearly six decades later, that prediction has certainly proved accurate. This new edition of Wheelock’s Latin has all of the features, many of them improved and expanded, that have made it the bestselling single-volume beginning Latin textbook: 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings drawn from the works of Rome’s major prose and verse writers; Self-tutorial exercises, each with an answer key, for independent study; An extensive EnglishLatin/LatinEnglish vocabulary section; A rich selection of original Latin readingsunlike other Latin textbooks, which contain primarily made-up texts; Etymological aids, maps, and dozens of images illustrating aspects of the classical culture and mythology presented in the chapter readings.

13. Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Workbook I [Second Edition] (Japanese Edition) (Japanese and English Edition)

Author: by Eri Banno

Japanese, English
148 pages
478901441X

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Second edition of the most highly regarded teaching text book on the Japanese language. This is the companion workbook to the text. In Japanese/English. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

14. Spanish Grammar (Quick Study)

Author: by Inc. BarCharts
QuickStudy
English
6 pages

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BarCharts’ best-selling Spanish Grammar guide has been updated and expanded! Learn the basics of Spanish grammar in our easily accessible format. Covering everything from rules of stress to the various verb categories and conjugations, this handy reference guide will help you master the hard-to-remember rules of Spanish grammar.

This new edition features an additional panel of information, including more examples for easy comprehension.

15. Japanese from Zero! 2: Proven Techniques to Learn Japanese for Students and Professionals (Japanese Edition)

Author: by George Trombley
Japanese
390 pages
0976998114

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Japanese From Zero!Is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese that was developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley, Yukari Takenaka and was continuously refined over eight years in the classroom by native Japanese professors. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero!

Is the perfect course for current students of Japanese as well as absolute beginners. Volume two of the Japanese From Zero! Series teaches:*new Japanese grammar concepts*over 800 new words and expressions*the Katakana writing system.

16. Spanish All-in-One For Dummies

Author: by Consumer Dummies
For Dummies
English
704 pages

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Your comprehensive guide to speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish! Want to speak Spanish? Looking to improve your Spanish skills? Now you can start today with these minibooks, which give you the expert instruction you need to master Spanish basics and beyond.

From numbers and vocabulary to common phrases, conversations, and much more, you’ll see how to communicate effectively in Spanish and use it in real-life situations. The practical exercises will give you greater confidence and the bonus CD helps you start speaking Spanish from day one!

Warm up with the basics handle greetings and small talk and review pronunciation rules, letters, numbers, and dates Speak in everyday settings handle greetings and small talk, order food and purchase goods, talk on the phone, ask for directions, and deal with emergencies Grasp grammar essentials learn to identify and use the various parts of speech while you conjugate verbs in the simple past, present, and future tense Stretch your skills issue commands with the imperative mood, take action on object pronouns, talk about yourself with the reflexive, and wish and hope with the subjunctive Take Spanish to work communicate with colleagues or customers at the office, tailor phrases to your line of work, and review example workplace scenarios for common professions Open the book and find: Basic and advanced Spanish grammar Pronunciation tips and vocabulary charts Verb conjugations for regular and irregular verbs Masculine and feminine nouns Tips for using adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases Proper ways to ask questions The inside scoop on the key verb haber Key phrases for numerous work environments Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish dictionaries Bonus CD Includes Features dialogues by native Spanish speakers Allows you to hear Spanish as it’s really spoken Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.