Tag Archives: Linguistics

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses

Rating: (145 reviews) Author: Dorothy Richmond Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description This convenient worktext gives students a unique approach to learning, remembering, and reviewing how to use Spanish verbs correctly. The book provides a systematic presentation and review of Spanish verb forms and explains when and why a certain verb tense should be used. Practice Makes […]

How to Spell Like a Champ

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Barrie Trinkle, Carolyn Andrews, Paige Kimble Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Be all over “minuscule.” Score big with “curvaceous.” Hit “trireme” out of the park. From the authorities behind the Scripps National Spelling Bee comes a comprehensive illustrated book on the endangered art of spelling. Written for ages 9 and […]

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Leonard Sax Publisher: Basic Books Product Description Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, they are less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. As for young men, it turns out the film Failure to Launch is not far from the truth. […]

Baby’s First Words in Chinese (Baby’s First Words)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Living Language Publisher: Living Language Book Description Before they focus in on their native language, babies have an amazing ability to hear and absorb sounds that adults unconsciously block out, like the subtleties of a foreign language. Baby’s First Words in Chinese is an introduction to the sounds of Chinese and […]

Quomodo Invidiosulus Nomine Grinchus Christi Natalem Abrogaverit: How the Grinch Stole Christmas in Latin

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers Book Description The Grinch Wins a 4th Place Mercury Award! Seussian Scrouge gets Christmas spirit, in Latin! Quomodo Invidiosulus nomine GRINCHUS Christi natalem Abrogaverit (The Latin version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas) features Dr. Seuss’ original artwork and a translation that echoes the love of word play […]