Adult Learner's Thesaurus - Expand your Vocabulary (Dictionary of Synonyms)
This thesaurus aims to help adult learners develop their literacy skills and communicate effectively, whether they are filling out a job application, articulating a complaint, or composing a letter to a friend. Therefore the thesaurus has been compiled to contain alternative words and phrases of different levels of formality, but which are always relevant to the adult learner and the situations they may come across. Examples of the word in context are given for all synonyms, helping the user to identify subtle differences in meaning and usage, and to use the words themselves with confidence.
Added by: BookLover707 | Karma: 92.26 | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Software | 12 February 2013
AHD, 4th ed_Images for Babylon (2013)
This is a renew of AHD, 4th edition_Images. In the old version, only thumbnails were shown in Babylon and in order to see full-size images, one had to click on the thumbnail to be open in the Internet browser which was a bit of a hassle. In this new edition, image are shown full-size inside Babylon. enjoy!
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American History, 1900 to the Present: Volume 1, 1900-1949
Find out what we wore and why we wore it in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing in American History: Twentieth Century to the Present. This fascinating reference set provides two levels of information: descriptions of styles of clothes that Americans have worn and, as important, why they wore those types of clothes.
Added by: wepr | Karma: 7031.71 | Kids, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 7 February 2013
Factoscope - Machines and inventions
Age: 9 and up
An invention is the creation of something new. Most early inventions were a result of necessity. Many modern inventions are a result of changes to previous inventions, such as innovations or additions to existing devices. Inventions (like machines) have changed the way people live and work. Machines are devices that assist with human tasks.
Dictionary of Taxation Terms / —ловарь терминов по налогообложению
Added by: wepr | Karma: 7031.71 | ESP, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 5 February 2013
Dictionary of taxation terms / —ловарь терминов по налогообложению
Language: English / Russian / German / French
These dictionaries have been conceived as an essential contribution to the deeper mutual understanding between Russian and Western professionals in the most important areas of collaboration covered by the TACIS Programme.
Added by: Anonymous | Karma: | Non-Fiction, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 5 February 2013
Eyewitness: Butterfly & Moth
Discover in close-up the enchanting and secret life of butterflies and moths.
Here is an original and exciting look at the natural history of butterflies and moths. Stunning real-life photographs provide a unique "eyewitness" view of the behavior of these complex and vividly beautiful insects, their structure and life cycle, where they live and feed, and how they protect themselves.
Interactive Picture Dictionary - 5 Languages - CD-ROM
Added by: englishcology | Karma: 4448.55 | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Reupload Needed, Software | 5 February 2013
Interactive Picture Dictionary - 5 Languages - CD-ROM Five dictionaries in One: English to and from French, German, Italian and Spanish. Ideal for school, travel or business Record your voice and compare it with the model. Three levels of interactive quiz to help you memorise new words. Thousands of essential words divided into topics, including clothes, food and drink, home, leisure, medical, nature, people, travel, places and work. Up to 85 printable worksheets per language and vocab lists to keep as a permanent record of learning.