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Family Games By Kathi Wyldeck
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This reference book contains over 300 games, and is designed to help parents and other adults who supervise and entertain small groups of children (1 to 6 players). The book is divided into three... More > sections: physical and mental, life skills, and educational. The physical and mental games are for fun and fitness, birthday parties, family get-togethers, and rainy days indoors. The life skill games teach map and compass reading, first aid, outdoor cooking, home safety, campcraft, knotting and other handy things to know. These activities are designed to encourage independence, resourcefulness and self-confidence. The educational games include fun activities in maths, English, science, history, geography, foreign languages, art and music, and are ideal for home-schooling families. Parents and children will find this section instructive, stimulating and very unusual. The games are suitable for 7 to 17 year olds, and some of the activities will stretch the minds of even the cleverest teenagers.< Less
Games for Fun, Fitness and Learning By Kathi Wyldeck
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This American edition is a reference book of 335 games for parents, teachers, home-schooling families, childcare workers, Cub Scout Leaders, Sunday School teachers, and anyone else who supervises or... More > entertains groups of children. The book is divided into three main sections: physical and mental, life skill, and educational. The physical and mental games are for fun and fitness, and can be enjoyed at birthday parties, after school care centers, and vacation camps. The life skill games are especially designed for Cub Scout Leaders, and include such activities as map and compass reading, knotting, first aid, home safety, and outdoor cooking. The educational games include fun activities in math, English, science, history, geography, foreign languages, art and music. Teachers and home-schooling families will find this section instructive, stimulating and very unusual. The games are suitable for 7 to 17 year olds, and some of the activities will challenge even the cleverest teenagers.< Less
Kathi's Blog Book 2007-2017 By Kathi Wyldeck
Paperback: $29.99
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This book is a collection of blog entries taken from Kathi's BlogSpot for family and friends. Topics include family news, current events and world travel entries, backed up by lots of photos. The... More > final section of the book includes light entertainment on a variety of subjects. The book is mainly a reference for family and friends, but in future, could prove to be an interesting primary source of history about ordinary Westerners' lives in the early Twenty-first Century.< Less
English - A Comprehensive Course: Grades 7 to 9 By Kathi Wyldeck
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This comprehensive English course is designed for children in Grades 7 to 9, for advanced ESL students, for Grade 10 to 12 pupils who need more practice with basic skills, for students who study at... More > home, and for adults who would like to learn advanced grammar and increase their general knowledge of the world. Every chapter consists of grammar, reading comprehension, phonic spelling, vocabulary, conversation, writing practice, and general knowledge. At the back of the book are several extra sections including conversation topics for ESL students, extra writing topics, a phonics summary, dictations, a booklist, and answers to all the exercises. This book is based on the "Essential English" series, but is an updated version, in a better-bound, larger format and with the addition of general knowledge.< Less
How to Write in English: A Guide for Chinese Students By Kathi Wyldeck
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This bilingual English/ Mandarin text and workbook provides lessons, examples and exercises especially for Chinese students, to help them learn the art of writing. The book begins simply, focusing on... More > sentences, followed by paragraphs. From here, all types of essays are practised, including narrative, descriptive, informative, persuasive, discussion, comparative, instructive and letter writing. The book is aimed mainly at middle school students, but people of any age can enjoy using this book to improve and practise their writing style.< Less
Pictures Most Peculiar! By Kathi Wyldeck
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This little book presents a set of pencil drawings of weird and peculiar subjects. The artist, Kathi Wyldeck, normally works as a general education tutor, teaching Maths, English, Science, French and... More > German, and is also the author of several grammar, writing and educational games books. This book, however, is very different from her others, presenting strange pictures drawn recently and way back to Kathi's teenage years, when she used drawing as a form of relaxation and escape from her academic studies. She hopes that you will enjoy escaping from reality into her pictures too, even if just for a moment in time. It's good for us all to escape sometimes!< Less
English - A Comprehensive Course: Grades 5 to 7 By Kathi Wyldeck
eBook (ePub): $5.99
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This comprehensive English course is designed for children in Grades 5 to 7, for intermediate ESL students, for remedial pupils who need more practice with basic skills, and for students who study at... More > home. Every chapter consists of grammar, reading comprehension, phonic spelling, vocabulary, conversation, writing practice, and general knowledge. At the back of the book are several extra sections including conversation topics for ESL students, extra writing topics, a phonics summary, dictations, a book list, and answers to all the exercises. This book is based on the "Essential English" series, but is an updated version, in a better-bound, larger format, and with the addition of general knowledge.< Less
Anthony's Adventures in Adelaide By Anthony Mead
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"Anthony's Adventures in Adelaide" is a delightful work written by Anthony Mead. The book is suitable for both children and adults, and is written in a style reminiscent of the happy and... More > gentle times of life in post-war Australia. For modern children, this little book will give them a taste of what life was like for a young schoolboy growing up after the Second World War, experiencing a long train ride and a first aeroplane flight, settling into a different city and a new school, meeting new members of his extended family, and experiencing life on a sheep farm and at a winery. For adults who grew up in the years after World War II, this book will bring back happy memories of their own childhoods, and will present them with a literary style that they are familiar with from their own school days, when the teaching of good grammar and formal writing technique were instilled into every pupil. This book is a delight to read, as well as a glimpse into the gentle and innocent world of a happy child.< Less
English Rules! A Brief Guide to the Rules of Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling and Writing By Kathi Wyldeck
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This little guide to the rules of English is designed for young people who may not have learnt the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and writing very thoroughly at school, but need to know more... More > to help them improve their prospects in the workplace. It is also a quick reference book for those who knew, but have since forgotten, what they did once learn at school! The book would also be useful for students still at school who want a compact guide to teach them the essentials of the English language.< Less
English - A Comprehensive Course: Grades 5 to 7 By Kathi Wyldeck
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This comprehensive English course is designed for children in Grades 5 to 7, for intermediate ESL students, for pupils in higher grades who need more practice with basic skills, and for students who... More > study at home. Every chapter consists of grammar, reading comprehension, phonic spelling, vocabulary, conversation, writing practice, and general knowledge. At the back of the book are several extra sections including conversation topics for ESL students, extra writing topics, a phonics summary, dictations, a booklist, and answers to all the exercises. This book is based on the "Essential English" series, but is an updated version, in a better-bound, larger format, and with the addition of general knowledge.< Less