Ready to learn Japanese? Whether this is your first time learning Japanese, or if you already know some basic Japanese and just want to improve your speech and expand your vocabulary, our SPEAKIT Japanese course will make speaking and understanding Japanese much easier than you ever imagined! In this course, you´ll learn basic words and common sentences, so that you´ll be able to understand what people are saying to you and even chat a bit - or at least say the right thing at the right time. That´s something, isn´t it? Tell me, how does it work? Choose a topic and start listening! Simple as it sounds - simple to learn! The course is divided into topics taken from everyday life, making it suitable not only for tourists but also for all those interested in understanding and expressing themselves in basic situations without having to delve into the fundamentals of grammar and syntax. You´ll listen to the language and repeat each word or sentence you hear - not just once, but twice! This gives you a chance to listen... to absorb... and to speak! And, hey, if it doesn´t work for you the first time, it will work the second time or maybe the third. Practice as many times as you want, whenever you feel like it! The most important thing to remember is that you should never to be afraid to speak. OK, so others will guess it´s not your native tongue. So what? Language brings people together, and people always appreciate it when you try to speak their language, even if you make a few mistakes.... Each SPEAKIT language-learning course includes the following topics: Preface and Introduction 1. Things You Need to Know 2. Starting to Speak 3. How Much, How Many? 4. Common Questions 5. Important Words 6. Adjectives 7. Numbers 8. Colors 9. Days of the Week 10. Telling the Time 11. Personal Detail... 1. Language: English. Narrator: PROLOG´s Native Narrators. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/004349/bk_acx0_004349_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A powerful history of the making and unmaking of American democracy and global power, told in sweeping scope and intimate detail. In the winter of 1936, Franklin Roosevelt remarked in a fireside chat, ´´I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making.´´ Certainly apt in the midst of the Great Depression, the idea of a nation in the making still resonates today as we measure the achievements and shortcomings of our democracy. Over the 20th century, Americans have worked, organized, marched, and fought to make the nation´s ideals a reality for all. This shared commitment to achieving an American democracy is the inspiring theme of These United States. Acclaimed historians Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore and Thomas J. Sugrue forge the panoramic and the personal into an authoritative narrative. They give us insightful accounts of the century´s large events - war, prosperity, and depression; astute leadership and arrogant power; the rise and decline of a broad middle class. And they ground the history in the stories of everyday Americans such as William Hushka, a Lithuanian immigrant who makes and loses an American life; Stan Igawa, a Japanese-American who never doubts his citizenship despite internment during World War II; and Betty Dukes, a Wal-Mart cashier who takes on America´s largest corporation over wage discrimination. The history begins and ends in periods of concentrated wealth, with immigration roiling politics and racial divisions flaring. Its arc over those 100-plus years raises key questions: How far has our democracy come? Were the postwar decades of middle-class prosperity and global power a culmination of the American Century or the exception in a long history of economic and political division? Gilmore and Sugrue frame these questions by drawing the illuminating connections characteristic of the best historical writing. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanyin... 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Hughes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/008107/bk_blak_008107_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.