The Big Blue Book of French Verbs, Second Edition [PDF]

The Big Blue Book of French Verbs, Second Edition [PDF]
The Big Blue Book of French Verbs, Second Edition by David Stillman, Ronni Gordon
2008 | PDF | 5.03MB

Become a French verb virtuoso with this unbeatable reference!

The Big Blue Book of French Verbs is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering French verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in French confidently. Inside you will find:

  • 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically
  • More than 5,000 example sentences with mini-dialogs
  • Numerous contextual examples for each verb
  • The Top 50 verbs, with clearly distinguished range of usage
  • More than 2,300 verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times [EPUB]

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times [EPUB]
How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times by Roy Peter Clark
2013 | EPUB | 0.5MB

America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing.

In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always existed-from ship logs and telegrams to prayers and haikus. But in this ever-changing Internet age, short-form writing has become an essential skill. Clark covers how to write effective and powerful titles, headlines, essays, sales pitches, Tweets, letters, and even self-descriptions for online dating services. With examples from the long tradition of short-form writing in Western culture, HOW TO WRITE SHORT guides writers to crafting brilliant prose, even in 140 characters.

Pablo Tac, Indigenous Scholar [PDF]

Pablo Tac, Indigenous Scholar [PDF]
Pablo Tac, Indigenous Scholar: Writing on Luiseño Language and Colonial History, c 1840 by Pablo Tac, edited by Lisbeth Haas
2011 | PDF | 2.71MB

This volume makes available a remarkable body of writings, the only indigenous account of early nineteenth-century California. Written by Pablo Tac, this work on Luiseño language and culture offers a new approach to understanding California’s colonial history. Born and raised at Mission San Luis Rey, near San Diego, Pablo Tac became an international scholar. He traveled to Rome, where he studied Latin and other subjects, and produced these historical writings for the Vatican Librarian Cardinal Giuseppe Mezzofanti. In this multifaceted volume, Pablo Tac’s study is published in the original languages and in English translation. Lisbeth Haas introduces Pablo Tac’s life and the significance of the record he left. She situates his writing among that of other indigenous scholars, and elaborates on its poetic quality. Luiseño artist James Luna considers Tac’s contemporary significance in a series of artworks that bring Pablo Tac into provocative juxtaposition with the present day.

Includes the complete manuscript of Pablo Tac, transcribed by Marta Eguía, Cecilia Palmeiro, Laura León Llerena, Jussara Quadros, and Heidi Morse, with facing-page translation by Jaime Cortez, Guillermo Delgado, Gildas Hamel, Karl Kottman, Heidi Morse, and Rose Vekony.

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