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The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

  • Business Management English - Finance

  • Jeremy Comfort & Nick Brieger , Prentice Hall International , 1998

This book is aimed at practising managers and students on MBA and other business courses.

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This book is aimed at practising managers and students on MBA and other business courses.

  • Business Management English - Marketing

  • Jeremy Comfort & Nick Brieger , Prentice Hall International , 1992

This book is aimed at practising managers and students on MBA and other business courses.

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This book is aimed at practising managers and students on MBA and other business courses.

  • Business Management English - Personnel

  • Jeremy Comfort & Nick Brieger , Prentice Hall International , 1992

This book is aimed at practising managers and students on MBA and other business courses.

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This book is aimed at practising managers and students on MBA and other business courses.

  • In Other Words : A coursebook on Translation

  • Mona Baker , Routledge , 1992

This book addresses the need for a systematic approach to training in translation studies by drawing on Key areas in modern linguistic theory and relating them to a number of translation problems and strategies.

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This book addresses the need for a systematic approach to training in translation studies by drawing on Key areas in modern linguistic theory and relating them to a number of translation problems and strategies.

  • North Star - Focus on Reading and Writing - High Intermediate

  • Andrew K. English & Laura Monahon English , Longman , 1998

NorthStar is an integrated, four-level series with two powerful strands. One focuses on developing listening and speaking skills, whilst the other focuses on reading and writing.

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NorthStar is an integrated, four-level series with two powerful strands. One focuses on developing listening and speaking skills, whilst the other focuses on reading and writing.

  • North Star - Focus on Reading and Writing - Intermediate

  • Laurie Betta & Carolyn DuPaquier Sardinas , Longman , 1998

NorthStaris an integrated, four-level series with two powerful strands. One focuses on developing listening and speaking skills, whilst the other focuses on reading and writing.

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NorthStaris an integrated, four-level series with two powerful strands. One focuses on developing listening and speaking skills, whilst the other focuses on reading and writing.

True to Life is a five-level course for adults. To ensure a high level of motivation, the course focuses on contemporary themes, language and learning styles that are relevant to adult learners. The Starter level provides between 40 and 60 hours of class work. The other levels provide between 72 and 96 hours of class work, depending on the various options used. The range of extra materials include photocopiable worksheets, tests and videos to create a comprehensive and flexible teaching package. The ready-made lessons can be used as they stand, saving teacher time, or adapted using the optional activities suggested in the Teacher\'s Book.

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True to Life is a five-level course for adults. To ensure a high level of motivation, the course focuses on contemporary themes, language and learning styles that are relevant to adult learners. The Starter level provides between 40 and 60 hours of class work. The other levels provide between 72 and 96 hours of class work, depending on the various options used. The range of extra materials include photocopiable worksheets, tests and videos to create a comprehensive and flexible teaching package. The ready-made lessons can be used as they stand, saving teacher time, or adapted using the optional activities suggested in the Teacher\'s Book.

  • True to Life Pre-intermediate Class book: English for Adult Learners

  • Gairns, R. & Redman, S. , Cambridge University Press

True to Life is a five-level course for adults. To ensure a high level of motivation, the course focuses on contemporary themes, language and learning styles that are relevant to adult learners. The Starter level provides between 40 and 60 hours of class work. The other levels provide between 72 and 96 hours of class work, depending on the various options used.

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  • 1 copies
  • A2 B1

True to Life is a five-level course for adults. To ensure a high level of motivation, the course focuses on contemporary themes, language and learning styles that are relevant to adult learners. The Starter level provides between 40 and 60 hours of class work. The other levels provide between 72 and 96 hours of class work, depending on the various options used.

  • Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

  • Summers, D. , Pearson , 2009

230,000 words, phrases and meanings – more than any other advanced learner’s dictionary.Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words. New text design ensures students can find information fast. Master CDs available in LG11

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230,000 words, phrases and meanings – more than any other advanced learner’s dictionary.Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words. New text design ensures students can find information fast. Master CDs available in LG11

  • The Oxford Colour Spelling Dictionary

  • Maurice Waite , Oxford University Press , 1996

The Oxford Colour Spelling Dictionary simply lists words and names (including all plurals, tenses, etc. even where regular) in a single, clear A-Z sequence. This second edition is completely up to date and includes names of people, places, companies, etc. Sound-alike words and names are glossed for clarity and the two-colour text is easy to use. A huge time-saver for anyone needing to check their spelling (especially for names which most dictionaries leave out), The Oxford Colour Spelling Dictionary gives full hyphenation for each word, making it indispensable for editors, typesetters, keyboarders, and anyone involved in desk-top publishing. In addition, both British and US spellings are given and cross-referred - vital for publishers and others importing text across the Atlantic. This book is intended for anyone who wants quick access to spelling advice.

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The Oxford Colour Spelling Dictionary simply lists words and names (including all plurals, tenses, etc. even where regular) in a single, clear A-Z sequence. This second edition is completely up to date and includes names of people, places, companies, etc. Sound-alike words and names are glossed for clarity and the two-colour text is easy to use. A huge time-saver for anyone needing to check their spelling (especially for names which most dictionaries leave out), The Oxford Colour Spelling Dictionary gives full hyphenation for each word, making it indispensable for editors, typesetters, keyboarders, and anyone involved in desk-top publishing. In addition, both British and US spellings are given and cross-referred - vital for publishers and others importing text across the Atlantic. This book is intended for anyone who wants quick access to spelling advice.

  • The Oxford Learner's Dictionary of English Idioms

  • Helen Warren , Oxford University Press , 1994

The Oxford Learner's Dictionary of English Idioms presents the most useful idioms in English and explains them in clear, simple language the intermediate student can understand. Improved design and cross-referencing makes it even easier for students to find what they are looking for. Useful guidance is also given to help with the correct pronunciation and the derivation of many of the more colourful idioms is explained to increase understanding. Study pages show how idioms are used in arguments, discussions and other typical communicative contexts.

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The Oxford Learner's Dictionary of English Idioms presents the most useful idioms in English and explains them in clear, simple language the intermediate student can understand. Improved design and cross-referencing makes it even easier for students to find what they are looking for. Useful guidance is also given to help with the correct pronunciation and the derivation of many of the more colourful idioms is explained to increase understanding. Study pages show how idioms are used in arguments, discussions and other typical communicative contexts.

  • EnglishPage

Good for exercises on grammar, vocabulary, reading articles by topics and exchanging ideas with other learners in the chat room.

Good for exercises on grammar, vocabulary, reading articles by topics and exchanging ideas with other learners in the chat room.

  • Lingro

Makes every word on webpage clickable and linked to dictionary - enter the webpage you want to read in Box 1 and select whether you want English explanation or translation of the words into other languages

Makes every word on webpage clickable and linked to dictionary - enter the webpage you want to read in Box 1 and select whether you want English explanation or translation of the words into other languages

  • Quizlet

Study languages or other subjects using flash cards and quizzes

Study languages or other subjects using flash cards and quizzes

  • TED Talk: A short intro to the Studio School

Some kids learn by listening; others learn by doing. Geoff Mulgan gives a short introduction to the Studio School, a new kind of school in the UK where small teams of kids learn by working on projects that are, as Mulgan puts it, "for real."

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Some kids learn by listening; others learn by doing. Geoff Mulgan gives a short introduction to the Studio School, a new kind of school in the UK where small teams of kids learn by working on projects that are, as Mulgan puts it, "for real."

  • TED talk: Let's use video to reinvent education

Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.

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Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.

  • TED Talk: The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

  • 21 Grams

  • Alejandro González Iñárritu , 2003

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother and a born-again ex-con.

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A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother and a born-again ex-con.

A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere.

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A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere.

A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

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A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

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A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

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A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

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Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

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A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

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An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

A disaffected soldier (Considine) returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother (Kebbell) years ago.

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A disaffected soldier (Considine) returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother (Kebbell) years ago.