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Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language

Author : Daphne Paizee
Publisher : Hodder Education
Page : 468 pages
File Size : 23,68 MB
Release : 2022-05-23
Category : Education
ISBN : 139835435X

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This title is endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education to support the full syllabus for examination from 2024. Confidently navigate the new Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language syllabus with an all-encompassing course companion; expertly formulated to ensure students develop practical language skills and key cultural knowledge with the support of real-world, internationally focused guidance. - Easily plan and progress through the course with a logical, unit-by-unit approach written by a trusted team of highly experienced authors. - Encourage meaningful engagement through stimulating project-based tasks and a visual, global presentation of themes to help students familiarise themselves with concepts. - Practise, perfect, and assess essential practical language skills with thematically relevant reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammatical tasks across each unit. - Support the needs of all students on the course with activities of varying difficulty levels including discussion-based tasks and challenging activities to help build confidence. - Consolidate learning and provide opportunities for students to independently review progress using the clearly structured unit introductions and end-of-unit 'Reflection' activities.

Sam Shepard V8 Pt 3

Author : Johan Callens
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 115 pages
File Size : 34,34 MB
Release : 2005-06-28
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 1135299056

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These issues consist of the edited Proceedings of the Shepard conference, organized by the Belgian-Luxembourg American Studies Association and the Free University of Brussels (VUB), which took place in Brussels, 28-30 May 1993. It will be of interest to undergraduates and postgraduates, professors, critics, theater practitioners, writers and those with a keen interest in the fields of literature, theater studies and cultural studies.

Alien Earths

Author : Dr. Lisa Kaltenegger
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Page : 159 pages
File Size : 19,73 MB
Release : 2024-04-16
Category : Science
ISBN : 1250283647

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"Lisa's breezy narrative style invites you to experience with her the challenges and joys of being a scientist on the frontier of discovery." —Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History "Horizon-expanding... [Kaltenegger] has something of Sagan’s knack for eliciting wonder." —The Times Riveting and timely, a look at the research that is transforming our understanding of the cosmos in the quest to discover whether we are alone. For thousands of years, humans have wondered whether we're alone in the cosmos. Now, for the first time, we have the technology to investigate. But once you look for life elsewhere, you realize it is not so simple. How do you find it over cosmic distances? What actually is life? As founding director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute, astrophysicist Lisa Kaltenegger has built a team of tenacious scientists from many disciplines to create a specialized toolkit to find life on faraway worlds. In Alien Earths, she demonstrates how we can use our homeworld as a Rosetta Stone, creatively analyzing Earth's history and its astonishing biosphere to inform this search. With infectious enthusiasm, she takes us on an eye-opening journey to the most unusual exoplanets that have shaken our worldview - planets covered in oceans of lava, lonely wanderers lost in space, and others with more than one sun in their sky! And the best contenders for Alien Earths. We also see the imagined worlds of science fiction and how close they come to reality. With the James Webb Space Telescope and Dr. Kaltenegger’s pioneering work, she shows that we live in an incredible new epoch of exploration. As our witty and knowledgeable tour guide, Dr. Kaltenegger shows how we discover not merely new continents, like the explorers of old, but whole new worlds circling other stars and how we could spot life there. Worlds from where aliens may even be gazing back at us. What if we're not alone?

High Arctic Odyssey

Author : Joe Fougere
Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
Page : 376 pages
File Size : 17,29 MB
Release : 2023-09-15
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1638675554

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About the Book If you like to read tom Clancy’s novels with tons of details in them, then you will surely enjoy “High Arctic Odyssey”. It is crammed with glorious details about plane crashes, under-ice submarine maneuvers, flying hovercraft, and helicopters. If you enjoy an Ian Flemming book about the exploits of James Bond with his license to kill, you will be thrilled by the skills and abilities of Major Shawn Phillips of the RCAF. He is a proficient pilot and a Search and Rescue Specialist. He shoots to kill when in the line-of-duty. Whether it is saving a Russian chopper or using a rocket launcher to attack enemies, you can count on the Major. Mari Leech is a beautiful love interest of the airman and also a skillful RCAF pilot. If you are motivated by a captivating plot involving unbounded greed, uncontrolled selfishness, espionage and political intrigue, you will be galvanized by the well-defined characters in this book. There are two Naval Admirals. Both want power. One would stage an election while the other overthrows a government in order to steal land and resources. Major Phillips retaliates, with forces consisting of friends and foes, to over-turn the actions of the Admirals. Talk about evil foes! You will not be disappointed in the cruelty and scheming ways of both Admirals. Each of them are pure evil and will do anything to achieve their private goals. Their bags of tricks include a military coup, sabotage, blackmail and cut-throat operations. It is up to Major Phillips to defeat them and their followers. There is a likable Russian Colonel, with his commandos, in the arctic to retrieve precious equipment and loads of strategic data. The Colonel is an aggressive goal-oriented leader, and it takes all of Phillips’ rational skills to control him. A naive Naval submarine commander gets duped into acts against other countries’ authorities and needs to find revenge. If you enjoy reading unique tales, you will be enticed to follow the twists and turns of this story as it demonstrates how small mistakes can turn out to be major disasters.

The Book of the Wars of God

Author : Scott Parrilla
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Page : 203 pages
File Size : 22,99 MB
Release : 2023-04-18
Category : Fiction
ISBN :

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Long ago in an ancient land, a group of nomadic people, without a land to call their own, wished to gain passage through a land of bellicose nations known throughout history as the Moabites and Amorites. To the very unfortunate peoples who happened upon the borders of these barbaric nations, they would ultimately be cut off in battles waged against them, until one dreadful day. Emissaries were dispatched in the hopes of obtaining permission to pass through their land, but instead war broke out and brought an end to those antagonistic nations. The battle was fought on the East Side of the Amon River, in what is now the land of Jordan. Both the Moabites and the Amorites were no match for the nomads, who had endured living in the wilderness and surrounding mountains for almost half-century. Those nomadic people also had possession of a very powerful book, in which all of their victories were recorded. The year in which the battle against the Moabites and Amorites was fought is recorded as 1290 BCE. It is said that the book was given to them from on high, and during battles their leader would simply hold the book up toward heaven, and celestial beings would destroy their enemies. It then became known throughout all the surrounding lands and nations that their God was a powerful being who fought on their behalf. As centuries passed, the use of the book became extinct, and as a result, a high priest set out to hide the book in various parts of the world, so that no one person or nation could harness its power to be used against humanity. In the event that the book was ever needed, the high priest left clues and codes that, once deciphered, would lead to the various hiding places of each part of the book. The world is now facing an enemy that has not been seen since times of old--an enemy far more sinister than can be imagined by the human mind. Now an epic world battle is nearing, and without the book, all will be lost. This story starts simply. It begins with the search for: The Book of the Wars of God

Story of the World, Vol. 1: History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times (Second Edition, Revised) (Vol. 1) (Story of the World)

Author : Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher : Peace Hill Press
Page : 292 pages
File Size : 44,52 MB
Release : 2006-04-17
Category : Education
ISBN : 1942968000

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This first book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls—over 150,000 copies of the series in print! What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? Told in a straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the World series covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This first revised volume begins with the earliest nomads and ends with the last Roman emperor. Newly revised and updated, The Story of the World, Volume 1 includes maps, a new timeline, more illustrations, and additional parental aids. This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations. Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book. Volume 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-5.

Life on Other Worlds

Author : Alice Harman
Publisher : 'The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc'
Page : 34 pages
File Size : 39,38 MB
Release : 2020-12-15
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 1725320223

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The genre of science fiction has given us UFOs and dramatic alien creatures. But is life on other planets possible? Earthling readers are about to find out. While humans have not yet discovered extraterrestrial beings, space exploration has given us a lot of information about our solar system and how life exists in general. Out-of-this-world photography and interesting space facts make this book perfect for young space explorers.

Hilo Book 6: All the Pieces Fit

Author : Judd Winick
Publisher : Random House Graphic
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 42,16 MB
Release : 2020-02-04
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9780525644064

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"An action-packed page turner with heart!"--Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN For five books, Razorwark has chased Hilo through the Universe. Now the chase is over. Find out how the epic war between Razorwark and Hilo ends and get ready to start the next adventure with the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series that kids and critics love! Being a hero isn't easy. But Hilo had no idea it would be this hard. Hilo came to earth because he was running from Razorwark. But he's done running. Razorwark has come to earth. And the time has come for one final face to face showdown. What happens will decide the fate of the robot world . . . and Hilo's future. The sacrifice will be great. But with Izzy's help, Hilo finally knows what he has to do. Because THIS is how all the pieces fit. Here's what people (and robots!) are saying about Hilo! "More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane Austen"--Neil Gaiman, bestselling author "Every kid would love a pal like HILO, and every kid will love this book!" --Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series "A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space." --Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer "A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family."--The New York Times "A Total BLAST." --Miami Herald * "A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review * "A must-have."--School Library Journal, Starred Review

Cobalt Rogue, Vol. 2

Author : Alexander Engel-Hodgkinson
Publisher : Dark Brothers Inc.
Page : 423 pages
File Size : 37,28 MB
Release : 2016-08-20
Category :
ISBN : 0993934315

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[Contains Episodes 015 - 037] Damian and the others finally make it to the the floating country of Sky Japan so that Damian could keep his end of the bargain to help the Knight Sisters find their mother. Unfortunately, things aren't going to be that simple, especially after Damian and the Knight Sisters become entangled in a brutal power struggle between warring criminal syndicates and anti-government factions. On top of that, Damian is given a job to save hundreds of children from the most powerful and sadistic ringleader of the Sky Japan criminal underworld, and he has three different military groups and his vengeful enemy closing in on him from all sides, and only four hours to deal with them all before everything goes to hell. [PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS 'DARK-BOY']