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USE JUST THE RIGHT PHRASES AND NAVIGATE DAILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH How do you ask for directions? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? How do you explain your allergies to a healthcare professional? This handy reference is your guide to surviving and thriving in the United States, whether as a visitor or as a long-term resident. Hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases will help... more...

The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently.  He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever... more...

Imagine that you’ve finally found a parking space after a long and harrowing search, but are now encountering some difficulty in trying to enter this space. Wouldn’t it be great if you knew a formula that allowed you to enter the space without difficulty? Are you annoyed because your soda can doesn’t remain upright during a picnic? Would you like to know why a mirror swaps right and left, but not top and bottom? Are you looking for a mathematical... more...


Do you want to communicate confidently in English at work? Learn English with Tom Field, a project manager at Lowis Engineering. He attends meetings, gives short presentations, participates in video and phone conferences and writes emails for different business situations. In the Workplace English 2 self-study pack you can follow Tom's daily life at his office and learn the English you need for your everyday work. * Watch or listen to Tom to learn the... more...


German... Learn the basics in just 7 days! This book contains proven techniques and strategies to help self-learners acquire proficiency in the fundamentals of the German language in as little as one week. It is designed to provide travelers, students, job applicants, business owners, and enthusiasts with a comprehensive, engaging and excellent resource to make German language learning an enjoyable and exciting experience. The... more...

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad habits that can leave the people you talk to confused. Correct Your English Errors warns you of hundreds of typical errors learners make and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, so you can correct yourself in the future. Improve your English skills with this fun and comprehensive guide and... more...

If, as the immortal Ovid wrote, abeunt studia in mores ("earnest study passes into habit"), then meditor planto perficio ("practice makes perfect")! This workbook, authored by the late professor Richard Prior, offers the practice necessary to master Latin verbs--regular or irregular--with their tenses. The verbs are presented in context in 21 units. With more than 190 exercises, you will build conjugation skills and learn when and why to use... more...

An exciting addition to the Easy Learning range, Easy Learning French Conversation is a unique guide to communicating in French. It will help you to find out more about French culture and to practise your spoken French with a free downloadable audio file. Collins Easy Learning French Conversation is an ideal tool for learners of French at all levels, whether at school, in evening classes or at home, and is indispensable for business or leisure. The... more...

Better understand American English by mastering its phrasal verbs This authoritative reference offers thousands of American English phrasal verbs, two-word verbs, prepositional verbs, and verbs that are used together. Entries include definitions and examples of phrasal verbs used in context. With help from McGraw-Hill's Essential American Phrasal Verbs Dictionary, you will become familiar with English as it is used in the media, at... more...