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May
Workbook for Keys to Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners - Keith S. Folse, Ekaterina V. GoussakovaThis workbook accompanies Keys to Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners: A Practical Handbook by Keith S. Folse (ISBN: 978-0-472-03220-4).     The Workbook has exercises that carefully follow the sequence of material in the Handbook. To facilitate use of the Workbook with the Handbook, each exercise is coded with the corresponding pages for the material in the Handbook. Reflecting the different learning styles in any given class, the exercises practice identifying grammatical features in a variety of different ways, including many charts, matching activities, and short answer questions.
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May
The Oceanic Languages - John   Lynch, Malcolm  Ross, Terry CrowleyThis new volume of the Language Family Series presents an overview of the Oceanic subgroup of the Austronesian languages, spread across a region embracing eastern Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia. It provides sufficient phonological and grammatical data to give typologists and comparativists a good idea of the nature of these languages, and of how much typological variety there is in this single subgroup. The references will allow those interested in particular topics, geographical areas or specific languages to delve further. Divided into two major parts, the first five chapters of
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May
Learning XNA 4.0: Game Development for the PC, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone 7 - Aaron ReedWant to develop games for Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7? This hands-on book will get you started with Microsoft's XNA 4.0 development framework right away -- even if you have no experience developing games. Although XNA includes several key concepts that can be difficult for beginning web developers to grasp, Learning XNA 4.0 shortens the learning curve by walking you through the framework in a clear and understandable step-by-step format. Each chapter offers a self-contained lesson with illustrations and annotated examples, along with exercises and review questions to help you test your
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May
Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It - Craig Timberg, Daniel HalperinIn this groundbreaking narrative, longtime Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and award-winning AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin tell the surprising story of how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned its rise. Drawing on remarkable new science, Tinderbox overturns the conventional wisdom on the origins of this deadly pandemic and the best ways to fight it today.Recent genetic studies have traced the birth of HIV to the forbidding equatorial forests of Cameroon, where chimpanzees carried the virus for millennia without causing a major outbreak in humans.
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May
Differential Equations with Computer Lab - Dennis G. ZillThis text by best-selling author Dennis G. Zill provides an alternative to more traditional differential equations texts by addressing the growing influence of technology in teaching differential equations. This book will appeal to instructors who wish to integrate the computer into teaching theory and applications of differential equations. Qualitative and numerical aspects of differential equations are introduced early in the text. In this edition, computer lab experiments, projects, and writing assignments now appear in a section at the end of each chapter.
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May
Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications - Qihao WengGenerating a satisfactory classification image from remote sensing data is not a straightforward task. Many factors contribute to this difficulty including the characteristics of a study area, availability of suitable remote sensing data, ancillary and ground reference data, proper use of variables and classification algorithms, and the analyst's experience. An authoritative text, Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications compiles comprehensive review articles to examine the developments in concepts, methods, techniques, and applications as well as focused
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May
Microsoft Excel 2013: Comprehensive - Mary Anne Poatsy, Keith Mulbery, Jason Davidson, Robert Grauer"This book offers full, comprehensive coverage of Excel." "Move students beyond the point-and-click." The goal of the "Exploring" series is to move students beyond the point and click, to understanding the "why "and how behind each skill. And, because so much learning takes place outside of the classroom, this series provides learning tools that students can access anywhere, any time. Students go to college now with a different set of skills than they did years ago. With this in mind, the "Exploring" series seeks to move students beyond the basics of the software at a faster pace, without
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May
Boneshaker - Cherie PriestIn the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska’s ice. Thus was Dr. Blue’s Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine born. But on its first test run the Boneshaker went terribly awry, destroying several blocks of downtown Seattle and unearthing a subterranean vein of blight gas that turned anyone who breathed it into the living dead. Now it is sixteen years later, and a wall has been built
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May
Practical Ocaml - Joshua B. SmithObjective Caml (OCaml) is an open source programming language that allows you to utilize both functional and object-oriented programming. Sporting features such as a robust object system, type safety, and an expansive standard library, OCaml is a language that encourages pragmatic solutions instead of dogmatic ones. Boasting performance on par with the likes of C/C++, and having compilers available for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X, enterprise developers should consider adding this powerful language to their repertoire. Written for experienced programmers,
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May
Contornos del habla: Fonología y fonética del español - Denise Cloonan Cortez de AndersenContornos del Habla is designed to introduce students of diverse backgrounds and different levels of language ability to Spanish phonetics and phonology. Written completely in Spanish, it provides clear and engaging explanations of important linguistic concepts, from the more basic to the more challenging.   This book is accessible to students of all learning styles and intelligences because it incorporates a variety of exercises, including more advanced “field work.”  The final chapter is dedicated to this type of comprehensive research, providing students with the opportunity to select their