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Mango (Online Language Learning)

Have access to over 70 languages, and learn at your own pace. To create a Mango account, you must have an active Auburn Hills Public Library Card.

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Mastering Norwegian

Erik J. Friis

The Norwegian language is illustrated step-by-step through lively and informative dialogues, useful questions, and thorough grammar explanations. As with all the editions in this series, the emphasis is on learning through meaningful conversation. The lessons devote equal time to the spoken and written word and build upon each other, progressing from easy to difficult.

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Chinese (Cantonese)

Paul Pimsleur, Null, Pimsleur Language Program

At the completion of these eight lessons you will comfortably understand and speak Chinese (Cantonese) at a beginner level. Learn at your own pace, comfortably and conveniently. No books to study. No memorisation drills. You learned English by listening. With Pimsleur, you listen to learn another language. This Language Programme was developed by renowned memory expert, Dr. Paul Pimsleur. His research led him to the realisation that the most important use of memory is in language learning. Based on this, Dr. Pimsleur designed a learning Programme that works for any language. The Pimsleur Language Programme is an integrated system which immerses you in the language, encouraging you to hear, understand and use the language all at the same time.

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How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Mark Collier, Bill Manley

Each chapter introduces a new aspect of hieroglyphic script or Middle Egyptian grammar and provides practical exercises to improve reading skills.

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Pimsleur Polish Quick & Simple Course – Level 1 Lessons 1-8 CD

Pimsleur

The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You’ll be speaking and understanding in no time flat! This course includes Lessons 1-8 from the Polish Level 1 Program - 4 hrs of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Polish. The Polish Language Polish is the official language of Poland where it is spoken by about 38 million people. It is also spoken by more than 4 million people in Eastern Europe and in North America. There are many dialects of Polish. Pimsleur's Polish teaches Standard Polish, as spoken or understood throughout Poland.

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Rapid Russian

Berlitz International, Inc.

Learn Russian by listening to specially composed melodies, with their rhythmic repetitions of Russian and English words and phrases. Volume 1 is the listener's survival kit of essential words and phrases to get by on.

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Collins Easy Learning Italian, Stage 1

Clelia Bosculo

This exciting new Easy Learning language course allows learners to take on board all of the Italian they will need while abroad without the need for thick textbooks and complex grammar. 3 audio CDs and accompanying colour booklet make language learning fun, fast and flexible.

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Collins Easy Learning Greek

Athena Economides

This exciting new Easy Learning language course allows learners to take on board all of the Greek they will need while abroad without the need for thick textbooks and complex grammar. 3 audio CDs and accompanying colour booklet make language learning fun, fast and flexible.

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Get Started in Dutch: Teach Yourself

Gerdi Quist, Dennis Strik

Are you looking for a course in Dutch written for the absolute beginner who has no experience of learning a foreign language? Get Started in Dutch will give you the confidence to communicate in Dutch. Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The emphasis of the course is placed on communication, rather than grammar, and all the teaching is in English, so that you will quickly and effortlessly get started in Dutch.

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Complete Vietnamese

Dana Healy

Are you looking for a complete course in Vietnamese which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Vietnamese will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.

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Complete Portuguese

Manuela Cook

This course teaches both European and Brazilian Portuguese through everyday real-life situations that make the grammar and vocabulary easy and memorable. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.

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Complete Korean: A Teach Yourself Guide

Mark Vincent, Jaehoon Yeon

It's easy to teach yourself Korean! Complete Korean: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Korean, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Korean with confidence. Within each of the 14 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues.You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.

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Complete Japanese: A Teach Yourself Guide

Helen Gilhooly

It's easy to teach yourself Japanese! Complete Japanese: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Japanese, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Japanese with confidence. Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started, Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience.

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Complete Hindi

An Snell, Rupert Snell, Simon Weight

Are you looking for a complete course in Hindi which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Hindi will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

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Living Language Hebrew, Complete Edition

Amit Shaked Pasman

Hebrew, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package. At the core of Hebrew, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method(TM), based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.

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German All-in-One For Dummies

Wendy Foster, Paulina Christensen, Anne Fox

Learn to speak German? Easy. German All-in-One For Dummies conveniently combines titles from the German Dummies library into one handy guide that covers all of the bases of the German language. For those looking to master fluency in this popular language, this book and CD combo are an efficient and logical choice. German All-in-One For Dummies brings together content from German For Dummies, 2nd Edition, German For Dummies Audio Set, German Phrases For Dummies, Intermediate German For Dummies, and German Essentials For Dummies. ??Plus, it includes a new CD that allows for even more opportunities to practice speaking the language, as well as additional content on grammar and usage to empower you to use and speak German like a native. Offers instruction and practice exercises for both speaking and writing German Helps you prepare to demonstrate proficiency in conversational German If you want to improve your German, whether it's for work,travel, or enjoyment, German All-in-One For Dummies has you covered.

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French Demystified

Annie Heminway

Say au revoir to your fears of learning French with the updated premium edition of this fast, painless guide. The updated third edition of French DeMYSTiFieD provides you with the comprehensive, step-by-step educational experience that has made the DeMYSTiFieD language series such a success. This established, unintimidating approach to speaking, reading, and writing a new language takes the mystery and menace out of the learning process, whether in class or at home.

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Arabic Verbs & Essentials of Grammar

Jane Wightwick

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The all-in-one guide to mastery of Arabic grammar Arabic Verbs & Essentials of Grammar provides an excellent introduction to the basics of Arabic if you are a beginner or a quick, thorough reference is you already have experience in the language. It offers a solid foundation of major verbal and grammatical concepts of the language, providing clear explanations of concepts and how they are similar, or very different, in Arabic and English. Each unit is devoted to one topic, so you can find what you need and get focused instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations are supported by numerous examples to help you master the different concepts. And for those tricky verbs, Arabic Verbs & Essentials of Grammar includes a Verb Index of the most common verbs, cross-referenced with the abundant verb tables appearing throughout the book. This book will give you all this: ● Concise explanations of verbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and other grammar essentials ● Examples that reflect contemporary usage and real-life situations ● A high-frequency index to 400 Arabic verbs, cross-referenced to relevant sections in the book New to this edition, twelve Authors’ Tutorials that will help your understanding of the system of Arabic verb roots. These recordings are available as streaming audio through the McGraw-Hill Language Lab app.

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Rough Guide Phrasebook: Mandarin Chinese

Rough Guides

Rough Guide Mandarin Phrasebook Compact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to help conversation, this pocket-sized Mandarin phrasebook and dictionary from Rough Guides' trusted language experts (with free app) is a trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself understood - and to understand others.

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