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The Civilization of the Mobius Strip & Other Essays By John Francis Stuart
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A collection of 19 wide ranging essays on education, reading, esoteric writing, the nation-state and modern nationalism, plus articles on Leo Strauss, David Hume, Xenophon, and the English language... More > today. The author takes a lively and assertive approach to topics which are normally given an evasive treatment by the commentators. If you have ever wondered why our social sciences continue to lag behind the natural sciences this book is for you. The author casts a spot light on the glass bead game of academic sermonizing disguised as scholarship while at the same time providing a set of insights into the most significant fact of life today: we live inside nations and do not understand what they really are. Why the form of our body-politic should become invisible to us when we seek to examine it closely is disclosed in this book and helpful approaches are suggested to cure our blindness so we can explore the civilization of the Möbius Strip. A must for all students of politics, history, and philosophy.< Less
Talk Like a Native By John Francis Stuart
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Talk Like a Native is written in a direct and accessible style for the adult second language learner. The book shows learners how to improve their conversation skills. It explains the physical and... More > mental skills components of conversation which are normally taken for granted but which need to be deliberately targetted to improve spoken fluency. The book also takes the student through the process of setting goals and measuring their own skills development in relation to the key skills components of listening and speaking. Critical factors such as the difference between the listener and speaker roles and how the student can learn to think in a foreign language are discussed. Additionally, the most common psychological and physcial challenges to foreign language development and deployment in real time conversation are examined and ways of coping with them outlined. The book includes chapters on how the student can think in another language, grow conversational range and cope with foreign culture.< Less

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