This is a book for beginners.
It’s also a book for seasoned professionals, students and teachers. For freelancers and staff translators. For amateurs and experts, generalists and... More > super-specialists — be they certified and sworn, recognised, authorised... or simply tantalised by translation’s potential for a varied and enriching career.
The authors are all successful translation professionals in fields ranging from highly technical to literary. Here they share insights and tips about what translation involves and how a professional translator needs to think, work and act when dealing with clients and colleagues.< Less
A very bright eleven year old girl, attending a private school in Haiti realizes the importance of her family and friends. She observes those who were not given the opportunity to be educated and... More > tells herself that she does not want to be “Menm jan ak yo.” She is given several opportunities to see different parts of the world. The trips make her wise beyond her years.
Tragedy in Haiti strikes and it is now up to her to find the living amongst the dead. She loses all hope in finding her best friend but still believes that her parents may still be alive. Looking frantically for her Mami and Papi in the debris, she comes to terms with the fact that she may never see them again. Life as she knows it ceases to exist until she encounters several other victims on the way to Port-Au-Prince to find food. Her bond with the broken and hungry gives her the strength to search her heart and soul for what death and life really means.< Less
The Banknote Book is meant to be purchased as a four-volume set organized alphabetically:
1 Abyssinia to Czech Republic (49 countries).
2 Dahomey to Lithuania (54 countries).
3 Macau to Serbian... More > Krajina (57 countries).
4 Seychelles to Zimbabwe (40 countries).
Combined, these volumes provide a comprehensive reference of the banknotes from the 200 countries included, but be advised that The Banknote Book is a work in progress and that not all countries in the world are currently cataloged.
Anyone buying the print edition of The Banknote Book can request a free one-year subscription to the online edition (a $99 value), which entitles you to downloadable PDF copies of every chapter currently available as well as everything published—or revised—during the next 12 months. Forward your Lulu order confirmation email to email@example.com to obtain your subscription.< Less
Welcome to the third speedbuilding book, “The Moody Method for Machine Shorthand.” As mentioned in the previous books, this method of speedbuilding is not new or unique, but it is the... More > teaching method that has proved to be the most effective in developing the psychomotor skills required in building machine shorthand speed, skill, and accuracy. Students who practice the lessons systematically and follow the directions for speedbuilding will progress faster than “simply” practicing or writing on their machines without goals, directions, and guidance.< Less