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Orlando Figes on His Successful Writing Career

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 Lelouch Lambourne (October 25, 2011)  The latest book from Orlando Figes is completely different from his previous books, all of which featured either the history or culture of Russia prominently. This time, however, Figes appeared to delight in challenging himself with a historic account of the Holy Crusades. Entitled Crimea: The Last Crusade, his book is based on accounts taken from the archives of Ottoman, Russian, .. (Language)

How to Get the Best Reviews on the Books by Orlando Figes

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 Lelouch Lambourne (October 13, 2011)  When discussing the peasants of the old Russia in his writings, Orlando Figes never failed to highlight the fact that the agrarian revolution that took place in 1917 and which lasted for a year was brought on by the peasants alone. Figes was able to provide sufficient data to prove that the peasants were not under the influence of the Bolksheviks, the Provisional Government or any other . (Language)

An Innovative Writer: Orlando Figes

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 Lelouch Lambourne (September 22, 2011)  Mr. Orlando Figes rose to popularity was because of his works. He authored books that are centered on the colorful Russian History. Some of his works that received unbelievable popularity was “Natasha’s Dance” which was released in the year 2002, “A People’s Tragedy” which was published in the year 1996 and “The Whisperers” which was .. (Language)

Shifting the Historical Paradigm through E-book Sales

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 Shannon Suetos (August 13, 2010)  Writing is arguably one of the greatest human inventions in history. Indeed, writing altogether established the concept of a history as we know it today. While many in the ancient world relied on forms of oral history and storytelling passed down from generation to generation, these days the written version of events give shape to our understanding of those who came before us. Allowing .. (Language)

Why Would You Want To Learn Japanese?

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 Vicky Seale (September 06, 2007)  There are many reasons why a person, like you, would learn Japanese. Perhaps they do it out of necessity, or perhaps they learn Japanese because they want to open up new opportunities. There is so much that can be gained when you learn the Japanese language. You also have to consider that while Japan has the second largest economy in the world, not many of them know how to speak .. (Language)

Determined to Learn Spanish?

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 Shareen Aguilar (September 03, 2007)  Learning a foreign language and being able to acquire it really has something to do with how serious you are in learning it. Taking a class for a Spanish language compared to learning it on your own at home may have slight differences but it all boils down to one thing – your interest in learning the language. People think that paying for an expensive course online or offline is .. (Language)

The Advantages Of Learning A Foreign Language Using Software

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 Danny Wright (September 02, 2007)  Learning a foreign language can be a difficult task because of the time and energy it takes to pick up. To make things a little easier on you, learning a foreign language using software may be the way to go. There are a number of benefits you get from using software to learn another language. One of the main problems students have when learning a foreign language in school is that the .. (Language)

How To Learn To Speak French Fast

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 Nick Moseley (August 30, 2007)  Are you thinking of a holiday to France or a French speaking country. Or are you thinking of a sun drenched retirement there? Or do you want or need to do business in French? Or are you studying French at school or college and finding it hard going (I know I did!). The fact is that in addition to France French is spoken all over the world especially in Africa and is a second (or first) .. (Language)

Learning to Speak French Economically

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 Shareen Aguilar (August 29, 2007)  "Parlez-vous Francais?" French language is such a great language to listen to but it is even interesting if you know how to read and say the words. Though it is a lot appealing for most if the language could just be directly learned and spoken without going through the long process, but the fact is, we will never reap anything if we don’t sow something. Learning how to speak the .. (Language)

Can You Learn Spanish From a CD?

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 Adrian Whittle (August 26, 2007)  There are many ways to learn Spanish. I think the best way is to immerse yourself in the language, people and culture by living in a Spanish speaking country for 3 to 6 months. Of course this is not always possible as people have jobs and other responsibilities that may keep them at home. So what is the alternative? Well, there are plenty of Spanish language learning courses available .. (Language)

Three Simple Steps To Learn Chinese

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 Paul Hegarty (August 02, 2007)  When you get older, you soon start to realize that learning to speak different languages can come in extremely useful. It could be that you have people from another country working with you and you need to learn the language in order to easily communicate with them. Or perhaps you have to travel on business or you would like to travel to a different country for a holiday? Whatever the .. (Language)

Find Excellent Spanish Lessons - CD Free Download Sample At No Charge!

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 Jorge Chavez (July 29, 2007)  If you want to learn Spanish, the fastest, easiest, most convenient and most economical route is through interactive-audio learning programs on digital media. The best approach is to learn conversational Spanish first, just as you learned English. You learn to speak and be understood, listen and understand, first. There are two tiers of language-learning courses that use a strong .. (Language)

Learning Spanish - Begin By Listening - Part 3

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 Douglas Bower (July 25, 2007)  The way in which adult Africans, and I believe many of the adults I've met in the resort areas of Mexico, have developed a high degree of spoken fluency is the same way in which we learned our native tongue as children—Passive Listening. If ever there was a “natural way" to learn a second language, this is it. If ever there was a way that one should use as the primary step to .. (Language)

Interpretation Service

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 Pawan Bahuguna (July 25, 2007)  Interpretation is an extension of translation. While translation is in writing, interpretation is oral or verbal in form. Interpretation and translation have become a fast growing industry. This has been due to rapid globalization process with cross-cultural mingling becoming a trend. Interpretation service is available in languages such as German, Greek, French, Bangla, Japanese, .. (Language)

Transcription Service

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 Pawan Bahuguna (July 25, 2007)  Transcription is the process of transcribing the audio data into text format. This is done by a trained professional known as Transcriptionist. Transcription service is available in different formats. It also makes use of customized and optimized software, which powers the transcriptionist to virtually develop a flawless copy from the audio file. Transcription service includes typing .. (Language)

Learn to Speak Spanish Easy and Become Fluent

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 Dean Novosat (July 19, 2007)  Many people are afraid from learning a new language because it would be too much time consuming and difficult. This is not always true. Let us take the Spanish language (or any Latin based language). Here you already have a great advantage right at the start, i. e. you know the alphabet and most likely you would be able to read the words. You would also be able to find words that are .. (Language)

How Do I Become Fluent in a New Language?

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 Douglas Bower (July 18, 2007)  I read the following online on a site supposedly devoted to learning fluency in a second language: "Language is like any other skill or aptitude: some people are proficient in languages, while others are better at math, science, or music. Everyone has the potential to learn, but the fact is that some people are just more capable of learning language than others. " – About.com Trying .. (Language)

Learning Spanish - The Input Hypothesis

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 Douglas Bower (July 18, 2007)  Maybe the most important aspect of Stephen Krashen's theories of second language acquisition is The Input Hypothesis. This explains how someone learns a second language. The hypothesis deals with acquisition of speech and not the learning of formal grammatical rules and cold memorization of vocabulary words. When you seek to learn a language different from your native tongue, if you .. (Language)

Learning Spanish Has Never Been Easier

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 Douglas Bower (July 17, 2007)  Mnemonic memory training is a memory system that allows you to store information in and recall it from your long-term memory, and, in the case of learning a new language, your speech center. Mnemonics gives you a way to organize information, store it, and recall it. The better information is organized and stored, the easier you will be able to recall it when it is needed and the longer .. (Language)

Speak German at Work

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 Shareen Aguilar (July 16, 2007)  You might be surprise but German characteristics existing today among business professionals is such a major component since there are a lot of countries interested to become partners German business establishments. If you or your company have been eyeing a German company to become one of your business partners, it would be just smart to adjust to their customary way of greeting and .. (Language)

Learning Spanish - A New Resource

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 Douglas Bower (July 16, 2007)  A host of commercially available Foreign Language home study products employ The Comprehension Approach to teach a level of proficiency in the target language. The Comprehension Approach allows for that “period of silence" that all of us went through when learning our native language as children. This is the time period when we learn functional vocabulary and core grammar. "The .. (Language)

How Can I Learn To Speak Spanish

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 Dean Novosat (July 13, 2007)  The Tips to How You Can Learn To Speak Spanish One of the very first things you must take into consideration when thinking about learning another language to speak is. Are you serious in your pursuit to learn said language and to what degree are you willing to learn? Because taking on the task of learning a whole new language isn’t just challenging. It can be time consuming and .. (Language)

Fastest Way To Learn Spanish

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 Dean Novosat (July 13, 2007)  Are you looking for the fastest way to learn Spanish? Well there is not one such way but many. Check the methods described below and find out which one is the best one for you: 1. Speak the language – you would be surprised with this advice, I am sure. However, this is one of the fastest ways to learn Spanish. Find yourself one or more Spanish friends and speak with them. Learn right .. (Language)

How To Learn Spanish Online Easily

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 Cher K Markov (July 01, 2007)  People have different reasons to learn Spanish language. Some learn when they plan their trip to Spanish speaking countries like Mexico, Spain or any other Latin American country. Some learn Spanish to communicate with neighbors. Some learn to get quick perks in their profession. Whatever may be the reason, learning a foreign language like Spanish will be an added advantage. Really, .. (Language)

An Overview of Spanish for Beginners

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 Mark Hazard (June 29, 2007)  Every journey starts with a single step is what they say, and like everything else that takes time to master, learning Spanish starts with learning some basics. One of the keys for beginner's Spanish is knowing where to start. It is no good jumping in at the deep end with some learning material designed to help advanced students master conversational Spanish without having the basics to . (Language)

Spanish Language - An Overview from a Translation Agency

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 Ioana Mihailas (June 29, 2007)  A direct descendent of Latin, Spanish belongs to the Romance group of languages together with Portuguese, French, Romanian and Italian. Spanish is the most popular of this group, having almost four hundred million native speakers across the globe. It is used in Spain, in the Americas and to a smaller extent in Africa and Asia Pacific, thus gathering over five hundred million speakers .. (Language)

Why Is Learning Spanish Important?

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 Jorge Chavez (June 28, 2007)  Learning Spanish is important for personal development, for cultural understanding and to let you be able to talk with your neighbors. The languages with the most native-speakers in the Western Hemisphere are Spanish, English, Portuguese and French, in that order! While it is true that you can go from Key West, Florida to Fairbanks, Alaska (over 4,000 miles) and only need English, you .. (Language)

Get With The Program!

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 Mike Marino, Jr. (June 28, 2007)  Expect something good to happen! When stuff happens that you did not plan on, that is opportunity knocking! Guess what? Now what? It is very important to take some kind of action. Life is precious, (valuable) To be in control of your own destiny you must take the initiative. Life takes place in a decision. When you take action to make something happen, stuff is going to happen. What .. (Language)

Learn to Speak German Painlessly

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 Chrisitne Breen (June 27, 2007)  Many people want to learn to speak German but the books or guides they buy that promises to help them learn to speak German are not really very helpful. As a matter of fact some are inaccurate and completely confusing. For many people in the smaller European states, a course to learn German is essential to get ahead in business. There are also many international companies and fields .. (Language)

Learn Spanish Language for Your Travels

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 Chrisitne Breen (June 27, 2007)  The best way to learn Spanish language is to immerse yourself in a Spanish speaking country. The best way to learn Spanish is through a firm grasp of grammar, which will build your confidence in accurate and confident communication. To learn a language is much more than just speak it, to learn Spanish is also to know about the culture. The first reason why you should learn Spanish is .. (Language)

Methods To Learn Spanish Easily

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 Michelle Bery (June 24, 2007)  Learning another language can be enormously time-consuming. And for adults, it can be far more difficult than it is for children. The most popular language to learn today is Spanish – a language that is spoken more and more in the United States. People find that with a fluency in Spanish they can operate in business and social circles with increasing ease and comfort. But in an effort . (Language)

Learning a Second Language Is Childs Play

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 Alan Hocking (June 23, 2007)  Moving away from England and settling in another country like Spain has distinct advantages when bringing up your children. I remember way back to when I was in school. Yes I can still remember back that far. Well at least some of it. Anyway when I was in school there was no such thing as language studies until you reached sixth form and then it was French. Take it or leave it. If you .. (Language)

Languages Spoken In Spain Are Not Just Castillan And Catalan, There Are Many More Languages

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 Jane Richardson (June 23, 2007)  Throughout the history of Spain, the historical center of the country was known as Castile, where the beginnings of the Spanish language (Castillian) developed. It is the Spanish Constitution that names the official language of the country as Castillian, which is known by the rest of the world as Spanish. The language is quite important in Spain, as all Spaniards are expected to learn .. (Language)

Will Learning Spanish Improve One's Understanding of English?

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 Jorge Chavez (June 22, 2007)  Many philologists and other language experts maintain that learning any other language sharpens one's understanding of one's own native tongue. This is especially true if the languages are closely related. English has strong Latin roots, so all of the Romance Languages are related to English. Latin was the official language of England up until the year 1250, when King John of England .. (Language)

Why You Should Use Language Learning Software

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 Fred Hawks (June 22, 2007)  Language learning software is rapidly transforming the way people learn a new language. You will find software for all major languages including most European languages, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and many more. Many developers are also working on programs for other, less widely spoken, languages. Learning a foreign language is about a lot more than just memorizing new words and .. (Language)

You Do Know That You Are In Charge Of Your Own Destiny!

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 Mike Marino, Jr. (June 21, 2007)  This is the best advice anyone has ever given to me. You do know that you are in charge of your own destiny. I am so grateful for this reminder. Humans are the only part of God’s creation that has the privilege of being in charge. However as humans we sometimes pretend not to know that we are in charge. The game we play is let's pretend and then pretend that we are not pretending. . (Language)

Learn German - You Need to Learn German if You're In Business

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 Chrisitne Breen (June 16, 2007)  So you want to learn German? It’s not one of the most popular languages to learn. That award goes to Spanish and then French. I would say that the real reason most Americans don't learn German is not because of its image, but because they simply don't need it. There is still sufficient reason to learn the German language though. To learn German is an economic requirement. For many . (Language)

Living in Mexico- Learning Spanish - Wrong Approaches

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 Douglas Bower (June 16, 2007)  The chief problem we Americans have with developing a high degree of spoken fluency is that we take the wrong first steps in acquiring a second language. It's not our faults, really. We are led to believe through a host of venues that what we should do if we want to learn Spanish is to take a class. That's what everyone does, right? We enroll in the local Junior College's Spanish I and .. (Language)

Living in Mexico- Speaking Spanish-The Fear Factor

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 Douglas Bower (June 16, 2007)  When researching for my articles and eventual book on second language acquisition, I learned that the fear factor is probably the greatest issue for adults in developing a high degree of spoken fluency in the chosen language. Children rarely suffer this since they are so highly motivated to play with their little pals even though those little pals are speaking something funny. They want . (Language)

Learn Spanish - Immerse Yourself to Learn Spanish Quickly

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 Chrisitne Breen (June 16, 2007)  Recently the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, gave some advice to Hispanic immigrants. He told them to turn off the Spanish television programs, stop reading the Spanish newspapers and they will in turn learn English faster. That advice is actually the basic premise of any immersion foreign language program. Immerse yourself in the new language and you will learn it much .. (Language)

Learn to Speak French - Learn to Speak French from a Native Speaker for Best Results

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 Christine Breen (June 15, 2007)  Many people want to learn to speak French as the global boundaries are shrinking and traveling internationally is becoming more affordable. There are many countries all over the world where French is the predominant language. Plus there are many sports with the majority of terms in French such as ballet and fencing. It just makes sense to pick up the French language. One way to learn .. (Language)

Learn Languages Online Without Stress

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 Michael Rad (June 12, 2007)  It is a fact that kids learn a foreign language faster than adults. The reason for this is that the children’s brain is like a sponge and it record easily all the new words they hear. This is how they have learned their mother tongue as well. The brain of an adult is filled with info, and it is more difficult for one to learn a new language at an older age. As a matter of fact, .. (Language)

English Language in a Sorry State

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 Hugh Nelson (June 09, 2007)  In a damning assessment of the state of college education in the United States in the American magazine The New Yorker last month, Louis Menand noted that, of the 1.5 million students who will graduate from colleges and universities in the United States this year, only four percent had majored in English. This figure seems even more start when compared with the 22 percent who majored in . (Language)

Numerals With Nouns In Russian: Memorize Them Effectively

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 Alexandra Gamanenko (September 01, 2006)  Students are always comparing languages they speak with the one they're learning, even if teachers tell them not to. Well, why not? Finding a consistent pattern can be really useful. These patterns are not always given as rules in textbooks, but they help all the same. For a Russian-speaker memorizing “numeral-plus-noun" stuff is a piece of cake: one dog - two (or more) dogS. But . (Language)

5 Ways to Use Popular Movies for English Language Teaching

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 Larry M. Lynch (August 31, 2006)  A commonly available resource of authentic English language is movies. Movies, in their entirety or in selected clips, are highly practical for English language teaching. Hardly any learner would complain about having a movie or video clip to watch as part of an English language class. But just how do you go about exploiting films and clips? What are good aspects of using movies for .. (Language)

5 Reasons to Use Popular Movies for English Language Teaching

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 Larry M. Lynch (August 31, 2006)  As progressive professionals in our continual search for additional resources, approaches, techniques and methods for expanding our repertoire of English language teaching tools, often, we need not look far beyond our immediate surroundings for inspiration. A commonly available resource of authentic English is movies. Are movies practical for English language teaching? How do you go .. (Language)

How to Get Perfect English Language Exam Scores Every Time Part 2

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 Larry M. Lynch (August 30, 2006)  We continue here in part two with steps you can take and techniques you can use to line yourself up to get a perfect score on your next English language exam. In part one of this article we looked at four key techniques for preparing to get a perfect score on English language exams. These included: Know the Specific Exam Topics Asking for and Attending Tutorials Preparing tutorial .. (Language)

How to Get Perfect English Language Exam Scores Every Time Part 1

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 Larry M. Lynch (August 30, 2006)  You know it’s coming. Maybe you know exactly when. You likely know where, but do you know exactly what is coming up on your next English language exam? Forewarned is forearmed as they say. If you ask and know what to expect, you’ll be far better prepared. Here are steps you can take and techniques you can use to line yourself up to get a perfect score on your next English .. (Language)

IELTS Listening Tip

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 Svend Nelson (August 29, 2006)  Don’t lose band points by stopping talking! An unwritten rule of the IELTS Listening test is that if a candidate stops speaking for more than 10 seconds at any point during the task, the penalty could be as much as a whole band point. This is particularly true during the so-called “Long Turn" in the middle of the exercise, when you are expected to speak unassisted for one to . (Language)

How To Express Than In Thai

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 Rippa Sama (August 29, 2006)  In order to compare things or to make a comparison in Thai, you can use the Thai conjuction gwaa (กว่า). To use the Thai conjunctin gwaa, you need to place it right after a Thai adjective. Here are some simple examples to illustrate the proper usage of gwaa (than). Using gwaa (กว่า) to express “than" in Thai .. (Language)




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