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  • Expand Your English : A Guide to Improving Your Academic Vocabulary

Writing academic prose in English is especially difficult for non-native speakers, largely because the standard vocabulary used in this genre can be quite different from colloquial English. Expand Your English: A Guide to Improving Your Academic Vocabulary is a unique and invaluable guide that will enable the reader to overcome this hurdle. It will become the favourite go-to reference book for both beginners and for intermediate learners struggling with the complexities of English-language academic writing. Steve Hart covers 1,000 vocabulary items that are essential for good academic writing. The first section describes 200 key terms in detail, grouping them into logical sets of 10. Through careful repetition, the reader will find it easy to retain, retrieve, and reuse these essential phrases. The second section explains a further 800 terms, grouping them according to function, meaning, and the areas of an essay where they are likely to be used. The expansive scope of Expand Your English gives non-native speakers all the vocabulary tools they need to master this difficult style of writing.

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Writing academic prose in English is especially difficult for non-native speakers, largely because the standard vocabulary used in this genre can be quite different from colloquial English. Expand Your English: A Guide to Improving Your Academic Vocabulary is a unique and invaluable guide that will enable the reader to overcome this hurdle. It will become the favourite go-to reference book for both beginners and for intermediate learners struggling with the complexities of English-language academic writing. Steve Hart covers 1,000 vocabulary items that are essential for good academic writing. The first section describes 200 key terms in detail, grouping them into logical sets of 10. Through careful repetition, the reader will find it easy to retain, retrieve, and reuse these essential phrases. The second section explains a further 800 terms, grouping them according to function, meaning, and the areas of an essay where they are likely to be used. The expansive scope of Expand Your English gives non-native speakers all the vocabulary tools they need to master this difficult style of writing.

The case is getting a little too close to home for Niemans as more infected victims are found. The media are not helping to keep the situation under wraps.

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The case is getting a little too close to home for Niemans as more infected victims are found. The media are not helping to keep the situation under wraps.

  • Speakout pre-intermediate students' book

*Link to library catalogue* Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier.<br />

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*Link to library catalogue* Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier.<br />

  • Speakout upper-intermediate students' book

*Link to library catalogue* "Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier."

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*Link to library catalogue* "Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier."

As police close in, Cann plans to make a run for it. But first, he reaches out to Edelman, asking for his help. Josephine intervenes in the investigation but is not immediately trusted.

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As police close in, Cann plans to make a run for it. But first, he reaches out to Edelman, asking for his help. Josephine intervenes in the investigation but is not immediately trusted.

Short reports and interviews on various aspects of German culture and society. Suitable for improving listening comprehension skills on an intermediate to advanced level and obtaining information about Germany and its people. NB: 1-hour, one-off, stand-alone video production, content NOT related to the popular 20-part series "BBC Deutsch Plus" about the Romanian refugee Nico Antonescu, who is learning German while working for a TV station in Cologne.

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Short reports and interviews on various aspects of German culture and society. Suitable for improving listening comprehension skills on an intermediate to advanced level and obtaining information about Germany and its people. NB: 1-hour, one-off, stand-alone video production, content NOT related to the popular 20-part series "BBC Deutsch Plus" about the Romanian refugee Nico Antonescu, who is learning German while working for a TV station in Cologne.

Travel and culture guide in Spanish for beginners and intermediate learners.

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Travel and culture guide in Spanish for beginners and intermediate learners.

Travel and culture guide in Spanish for beginners and intermediate learners.

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Travel and culture guide in Spanish for beginners and intermediate learners.

  • Amazon (in Spanish)

Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company. Amazon is the largest Internet retailer in the world. Available on its website are media (books, DVDs, music CDs, videotapes and software), apparel, baby products, consumer electronics, beauty products, gourmet food, groceries, health and personal-care items, industrial & scientific supplies, kitchen items, jewelry, watches, lawn and garden items, musical instruments, sporting goods, tools, automotive items and toys & games.

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Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company. Amazon is the largest Internet retailer in the world. Available on its website are media (books, DVDs, music CDs, videotapes and software), apparel, baby products, consumer electronics, beauty products, gourmet food, groceries, health and personal-care items, industrial & scientific supplies, kitchen items, jewelry, watches, lawn and garden items, musical instruments, sporting goods, tools, automotive items and toys & games.

  • Arabic Media Internet Network

In English and Arabic

In English and Arabic

  • Cadena 100

Cadena 100 is a Spanish musical radio station owned by the COPE Group. It is the third most listened to radio station in the country. Cadena 100 offers pop music interspersed with some entertainment shows.

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Cadena 100 is a Spanish musical radio station owned by the COPE Group. It is the third most listened to radio station in the country. Cadena 100 offers pop music interspersed with some entertainment shows.

  • Cadena Dial

Cadena Dial is one of the best music stations in Spanish. You can access music, the news, and video clips from the best Spanish and Latin American artists. Click the link to enjoy a variety of interviews and reports.

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Cadena Dial is one of the best music stations in Spanish. You can access music, the news, and video clips from the best Spanish and Latin American artists. Click the link to enjoy a variety of interviews and reports.

  • Cadena SER

La Cadena SER is Spain's premier radio network in terms of both seniority and audience share. The acronym SER stands for Sociedad Española de Radiodifusión. Cadena SER's programmes - which encompass news, sport, talk, entertainment and culture - are listened to throughout Spain.

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La Cadena SER is Spain's premier radio network in terms of both seniority and audience share. The acronym SER stands for Sociedad Española de Radiodifusión. Cadena SER's programmes - which encompass news, sport, talk, entertainment and culture - are listened to throughout Spain.

  • Cicero

Magazine for political culture, articles often written by high-profile guest authors. Eloquent writing - suitable for all levels but more so for intermediate or advanced learners.

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Magazine for political culture, articles often written by high-profile guest authors. Eloquent writing - suitable for all levels but more so for intermediate or advanced learners.

  • ClicaBrazil

The Portuguese language lessons of ClicaBrasil highlight aspects of Brazilian culture. They are designed for intermediate to advanced students, but are accessible to everyone. Each lesson includes videos of Brazilians from all walks of life speaking natur

The Portuguese language lessons of ClicaBrasil highlight aspects of Brazilian culture. They are designed for intermediate to advanced students, but are accessible to everyone. Each lesson includes videos of Brazilians from all walks of life speaking natur

  • COPE

COPE, an acronym for Cadena de Ondas Populares Españolas (People's Radiowaves of Spain Network). COPE is the Spanish private national radio of the Spanish Catholic Church.

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COPE, an acronym for Cadena de Ondas Populares Españolas (People's Radiowaves of Spain Network). COPE is the Spanish private national radio of the Spanish Catholic Church.

  • Crosswords

Intermediate level crosswords to help you improve and practice your vocabulary

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Intermediate level crosswords to help you improve and practice your vocabulary

  • Crosswords

Intermediate level crosswords to help you improve and practice your vocabulary.

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Intermediate level crosswords to help you improve and practice your vocabulary.

  • Deutsch im Blick

A multimedia beginner German programme based on videos. The online textbook includes recorded vocabulary, phonetics lessons, an online grammar component, online comparative polls and internet writing activities. Developed by University of Texas.

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A multimedia beginner German programme based on videos. The online textbook includes recorded vocabulary, phonetics lessons, an online grammar component, online comparative polls and internet writing activities. Developed by University of Texas.

  • Die Welt

German national daily newspaper with live TV news channel on its website. German and international current affairs, opinion pieces, arts and culture, finance and sports. Ideal to help you build your vocabulary at any level but particularly intermediate and advanced.

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German national daily newspaper with live TV news channel on its website. German and international current affairs, opinion pieces, arts and culture, finance and sports. Ideal to help you build your vocabulary at any level but particularly intermediate and advanced.

  • FAZ

Frankfurt daily newspaper with an e-paper available. Includes both regional and national news and covers a vast variety of topics. Despite its conservative bias, the writing is eloquent with lots of literary references. For intermediate and advanced learners.

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Frankfurt daily newspaper with an e-paper available. Includes both regional and national news and covers a vast variety of topics. Despite its conservative bias, the writing is eloquent with lots of literary references. For intermediate and advanced learners.

  • France's Prime Minister

News, government action information, about the government and an introduction to France.

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News, government action information, about the government and an introduction to France.

  • French Ministry of Culture

Website containing information regarding French architecture, cinema, cultural industries, language, media, exhibitions and performing arts.

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Website containing information regarding French architecture, cinema, cultural industries, language, media, exhibitions and performing arts.

  • Klassik Radio

Klassik Radio is a private radio program for classical music. In addition to classical music, Klassik Radio also offers half-hourly news and news from the worlds of business, stock market, media and culture.

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Klassik Radio is a private radio program for classical music. In addition to classical music, Klassik Radio also offers half-hourly news and news from the worlds of business, stock market, media and culture.

  • La Tribune de Genève

Daily Swiss newspaper from Geneva in French. Another great alternative to all the France-based media listed here.

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Daily Swiss newspaper from Geneva in French. Another great alternative to all the France-based media listed here.

  • Le Soir

Belgian newspaper in French. Great for intermediate and advanced learners and offering an alternative to all the France-based media listed here.

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Belgian newspaper in French. Great for intermediate and advanced learners and offering an alternative to all the France-based media listed here.