DescriptionDedicated to meeting the academic needs of low-intermediate-level students, this book teaches students how to comprehend the spoken English used by instructors and students in college classrooms.The first book in the four-book Oral Communicationstrand of the Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success series, College Oral Communication 1 helps students become familiar with academic topics, concepts, and vocabulary; learn academic skills and strategies; acquire the skills needed to ask appropriate-level questions; develop note-taking strategies; participate effectively in academic situations, such as discussions, lectures, study groups, and office meetings; and use information from spoken presentations and notes for academic tasks such as tests or small group discussions. Engaging activities throughout the text help students practice both academic listening and academic speaking.
From the most trusted name in travel–the perfect take-along for that once-in-a-lifetime trip to Paris, the Chateaux of the Loire, or the wine country of Bordeaux. Organized in eight regional areas for easy reference, the AAA France TravelBook presents travel facts and information for a safe and enjoyable trip.
Lighthouses Engagement Calendar: For beautiful scenery and a journey into the maritime past, nothing beats a trip to a lighthouse. These solitary beacons have guided many a ship to safe harbor. Let this stunning Lighthouses weekly engagement calendar guide you through 2010. This wire-o bound, hardcover calendar features 52 full color images alongside planner pages for each week of the year. The calendar begins with a 2010 full year calendarium and ends with a 2011 full year calendarium. It also includes several pages for personal notes.
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I’ve decided to CHANGE THE TEMPLATE of this blog – tonight – in real time …
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I would strongly encourage any pregnant woman to purchase this book! In today’s society, people are more mobile than ever. This means that you may be far away from friends and family during your pregnancy, when you need your support network more than ever.
For seven days ending June 20, 2009 .. I ran a simple twitter survey on my http://twitter.com/PetLvr account. The link to the survey was posted in my profile, and I was tweeting the survey about 3 times a day. Here are the results:
We all have little personality quirks that can be, well, a bit annoying. Sometimes these characteristics can cause us problems with work or in relationships. The good news is that you can often take these traits and turn them into assets with a little purposeful introspection. (more…)
Financial aid is a way of life for most college students. Tuition can be very expensive, and many families just don’t have the money to help their children pay for college. The fact that obtaining college loans is commonplace doesn’t make it any less intimidating. You may be wondering if it’s a good idea to take out loans for your education. My view on the matter is that it really depends, and the decision should be weighed on individual factors. There’s no right answer for everyone. (more…)
A friend of mine decided to plant a garden to save on food costs. He saved every receipt for his purchases and at the end of the year, he calculated his costs. He was shocked to find out that he’d spent more money having his own garden than he would have if he’d gone out and bought organic produce at the local farmer’s market.
I recently read an invaluable resource for young women entering college. It’s a book called Your Big Sister’s Guide to Surviving College by Christie Glasgoe Crowder. Christie is a Certified Life Coach and motivational consultant. She’s also a close online friend of mine, whom I admire greatly. Her words of wisdom come from personal experience, and she gives extremely useful and readable advice on every aspect of college life, from academics to sex. There’s even a chapter for parents.
I have implemented a new platform to assist the self-sponsorship of our And You Will blog with both banner and text link sponsorship using OIO Publisher. This is a wordpress plugin that can easily process paypal payments, and allow you to upload your banner images easily.