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Publications by Dr. David Petersen
Tao Te Ching / Daodejing: A Fresh Look at the Way and its Virtues By Lao Tsu & David Petersen (translator)
eBook (PDF): $9.49
Drawing on meticulous study of multiple sources, this fresh but authoritative reading of Lao Tsu’s timeless classic combines the poetry of the Tao Te Ching with a wealth of additional material:... More > an introduction to the enigmatic Lao Tsu and his times; a discussion of the many challenges facing the translator; 81 illustrative Chinese characters/phrases, selected to highlight key themes in each chapter; separate commentary and inspirational quotes, as well as room for you to record your own impressions, section by section.< Less
Tao Te Ching / Daodejing: A Fresh Look at the Way and its Virtues By Lao Tsu & David Petersen (translator)
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Drawing on meticulous study of multiple sources, this fresh but authoritative reading of Lao Tsu’s timeless classic combines the poetry of the Tao Te Ching with a wealth of additional material:... More > an introduction to the enigmatic Lao Tsu and his times; a discussion of the many challenges facing the translator; 81 illustrative Chinese characters/phrases, selected to highlight key themes in each chapter; separate commentary and inspirational quotes, as well as room for you to record your own impressions, section by section.< Less
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Hiragana (With an Introduction to Grammar and Kanji) By David Petersen
eBook (PDF): $9.49
This handy guidebook offers an integrated, communicative approach to writing and reading hiragana script, the entry point to the Japanese language. With step-by-step explanations of 46 basic... More > characters and scores of derivatives, plus writing practice, grammar lessons, flashcards, and quizzes to consolidate learning, the Absolute Beginner’s Guide is a great way to make headway on your own, or to reinforce formal Japanese classes. Find out for yourself just how accessible the language can be.< Less
Reading English News on the Internet (Bilingual Japanese-English Edition) By David Petersen
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This bilingual (Japanese-English) guide to "media English" covers nearly 200 connectors, phrasal verbs, idiomatic verb phrases, and everyday expressions. There are tips on reading news,... More > sports, and finance articles online, and students can test themselves with mini-quizzes and a final exam.< Less
Reading English News on the Internet (Second general edition) By David Petersen
eBook (PDF): $9.49
The new, updated edition of 'Reading English News on the Internet' makes it even easier for intermediate-to-advanced English learners to master 'media English' as found in online news, sports, and... More > financial articles. This handy guidebook outlines computer-related vocabulary and key features of news article style, and provides practice with dozens of connectors, idiomatic/phrasal verbs, and everyday expressions. The book also includes mini-quizzes after each section, as well as a comprehensive final exam. Online English can be difficult. Let this easy-to-use guide help boost your learning curve.< Less
Reading English News on the Internet (General Edition) By David Petersen
eBook (PDF): $4.99
“Reading English News on the Internet” helps the intermediate to advanced English learner make sense of “media English” as found in online news, sports, and finance articles.... More > This handy guidebook outlines computer-related vocabulary and key features of news article style, and provides practice with dozens of connectors, phrasal verbs, idiomatic verb phrases, and everyday expressions. There are also mini-quizzes after each section, and a comprehensive final exam. English online is difficult. Let this easy-to-use guide help boost your learning curve.< Less
Reading English News on the Internet (Bilingual Japanese-English Edition) By David Petersen
eBook (PDF): $4.99
(1 Ratings)
This bilingual (Japanese-English) guide to "media English" covers nearly 200 connectors, phrasal verbs, idiomatic verb phrases, and everyday expressions. There are tips on reading news,... More > sports, and finance articles online, and students can test themselves with mini-quizzes and a final exam.< Less
Reading English News on the Internet (General Edition) By David Petersen
Paperback: $29.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
(Note - A newer version, with ISBN: 978-1-257-01120-9 is available) “Reading English News on the Internet” helps the intermediate to advanced English learner make sense of “media... More > English” as found in online news, sports, and finance articles. This handy guidebook outlines computer-related vocabulary and key features of news article style, and provides practice with dozens of connectors, phrasal verbs, idiomatic verb phrases, and everyday expressions. There are also mini-quizzes after each section, and a comprehensive final exam. English online is difficult. Let this easy-to-use guide help boost your learning curve.< Less
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Hiragana (With an Introduction to Grammar and Kanji) By David Petersen
Paperback: $27.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
This handy guidebook offers an integrated, communicative approach to writing and reading hiragana script, the entry point to the Japanese language. With step-by-step explanations of 46 basic... More > characters and scores of derivatives, plus writing practice, grammar lessons, flashcards, and quizzes to consolidate learning, the Absolute Beginner’s Guide is a great way to make headway on your own, or to reinforce formal Japanese classes. Find out for yourself just how accessible the language can be.< Less
Reading English News on the Internet (Second general edition) By David Petersen
Paperback: $29.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
The new, updated edition of 'Reading English News on the Internet' makes it even easier for intermediate-to-advanced English learners to master 'media English' as found in online news, sports, and... More > financial articles. This handy guidebook outlines computer-related vocabulary and key features of news article style, and provides practice with dozens of connectors, idiomatic/phrasal verbs, and everyday expressions. The book also includes mini-quizzes after each section, as well as a comprehensive final exam. Online English can be difficult. Let this easy-to-use guide help boost your learning curve.< Less