In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you´ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Microsoft Expression Web 4 (Service Pack 2), HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery! Using this book´s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you´ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery. You´ll learn how to plan, design, and construct sites that are easy to manage and update, work perfectly on every browser, and get noticed by every search engine! Each lesson builds on what you´ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, no matter what kind of site you´re building! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Expression Web 4 SP2 tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. By the Way, Did You Know?, and Watch Out! boxes offer advice and solutions. Learn how to... Make the most of the new features, updated interface, and advanced standards support in Expression Web 4 SP2 Implement custom processes, toolbars, and workspaces for building sites faster Use the new SEO Checker to consistently optimize pages for search engines Write error-free code quickly with Code view and IntelliSense Rapidly format (or reformat) hundreds of pages with Dynamic Web Templates Use new jQuery UI widgets to create accordions, tabbed boxes, and interactive calendars Embed HTML5 video apps from YouTube or other sites Find and fix cross-browser inconsistencies with SP2´s improved SuperPreview Test protected functionality or live sites that require login Use new publishing options to go live more quickly
With an emphasis on practical daily communication, Basic Korean is a great introduction to those looking to learn the language—whether on their own or with a teacher. Learn Korean quickly and easily with the help of real-life conversations by native speakers, everyday Korean vocabulary and expressions, easy-to-understand grammar explanations, notes on social etiquette for those traveling to Korea and so much more! With the help of 19 individual lessons, free online audio recordings, lively manga illustrations, comprehensive vocabulary lists and a bi-directional English-Korean/Korean-English dictionary, students get a complete overview of this exceedingly-popular language with the help of this book. Each self-contained lesson contains the following key elements: Authentic conversations to introduce new words and expressions Vocabulary lists with an emphasis on everyday words and phrases Simple notes explaining how to form sentences Practice drills and exercises to help internalize what you have learned Cultural notes explaining dos and don´ts, honorific language, etc. Native speaker audio recordings to help with pronunciation Whether used for self study or in a formal classroom setting, Basic Korean allows you to begin communicating from the very first lesson!
A fun and simple approach to becoming a tea expert, from the founders of the international tea brand Palais des Thés Tea, in all its varieties, offers just as much subtlety and complexity as fine wine, and in many countries around the globe, the tea service is one of the highest expressions of culture. Tea Sommelier will provide the knowledge and practical tips you need to feel at home in the world of tea, in 160 easy lessons. No matter how much time you have-ten minutes or an hour-this book will always teach you something new and interesting about tea. Topics include the varieties of tea and where they are grown, how to select and prepare tea, how to taste and serve it, how to pair tea with food, and how to cook with tea. Stylish illustrations on every page add extra enjoyment to the process of becoming a true tea sommelier.
The Living Language® German 2020 Calendar features a daily lesson on German words and phrases to help build practical language skills. Living Language offers a proven and effective way to learn and practice foreign languages. The German calendar includes common words and phrases, as well as important idioms and expressions for understanding the German language and culture. Most daily pages offer a new word or phrase alongside its English translation. This year´s cultural pages cover popular German sports and sports figures. Includes access to the Living Language® Online Language Lab with interactive content for learning and practicing.
Genius is made, not born. And human beings are gifted with an almost unlimited potential for learning and creativity. Now you can uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence -- by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci. Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, who has helped thousands of people expand their minds to accomplish more than they ever thought possible, shows you how. Drawing on Da Vinci´s notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, Gelb introduces Seven Da Vincian Principles -- the essential elements of genius -- from curiosita, the insatiably curious approach to life to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. And step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, you will harness the power -- and awesome wonder -- of your own genius, mastering such life-changing abilities as: -- problem solving -- creative thinking -- self-expression -- enjoying the world around you -- goal setting and life balance -- harmonizing body and mind This inspiring and inventive guide teaches readers how to develop their full potential by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci. Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, who has helped thousands of people expand their minds to accomplish more than they ever thought possible, shows you how. Drawing on Da Vinci´s notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, Gelb introduces Seven Da Vincian Principles-the essential elements of genius-from curiosità, the insatiably curious approach to life to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. And step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, you will harness the power-and awesome wonder-of your own genius, mastering such life-changing abilities as: ?Problem solving ?Creative thinking ?Self-expression ?Enjoying the world around you ?Goal setting and life balance ?Harmonizing body and mind Drawing on Da Vinci´s notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, introduces seven Da Vincian principles, the essential elements of genius, from curiosita, the insatiably curious approach to life, to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as their inspiration, readers will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. Step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, anyone can harness the power and awesome wonder of their own genius, mastering such life-changing skills as problem solving, creative thinking, self-expression, goal setting and life balance, and harmonizing body and mind.
Drei Geschichten der großen Schriftstellerin Katherine Mansfield, die in England und in Neuseeland spielen und die unendliche und mitreißende Welt der Gefühle erkunden; sie handeln von Glück und Trauer, von Hoffnung und Lebensfreude. In The Garden Party, die in Neuseeland spielt, setzt sich die Autorin mit der Problematik der Klassenunterschiede und dem Bewusstsein von Leben und Tod auseinander. In der Erzählung The Singing Lesson durchlebt eine junge Musiklehrerin innerhalb von wenigen Stunden zwei tiefe Gefühle: Verzweiflung und absolutes Glück. In A Cup of Tea lässt die Autorin den Leser schließlich über Eitelkeit, Reichtum und innere Verletzlichkeit nachdenken. Dossiers Music: An expression of feelings New Zealand Edwardian England and class divisions The 1920s: a time of great changes
From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style , a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style. Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home can be an outlet of personal expression and an exercise in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of experience in the interior design industry, Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous professional photographs and illustrations with personal essays about the lessons she has learned while designing her own home and her own life-the first being: none of our homes or lives is perfect. Like a funny best friend, she reveals the disasters she confronted in her own kitchen renovation, her struggles with anorexia, her epic fight with her husband over a Lucite table, and her secrets for starting a successful blog. Organized by rooms in the house, Elements of Style invites readers into Erin´s own home as well as homes she has designed for clients. Fresh, modern, and colorful, it is brimming glamour and style as well as advice on practical matters from choosing kitchen counter materials to dressing a bed with pillows, picking a sofa, and decorating a nursery without cartoon characters. You´ll also find a charming foreword by Erin´s husband, Andrew, and an extensive Resource and Shopping Guide that provides an indispensable a roadmap for anyone embarking on their first serious home decorating adventure. With Erin´s help, you can finally make your house your home.
It´s THE book on manga from YouTube´s most popular art instruction Guru! There´s more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga stylefrom drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You´ll learn how a few basic lines will help you place facial features in their proper locations and simple tricks for getting body proportions right. Plus, you´ll find inspiration for infusing your work with expression, attitude and action. This is the book fans have been requesting for years, packed with expert tips on everything from hairstyles and clothing to word bubbles and sound effects, delivered in the same friendly, easy-to-follow style that has made Mark Crilley one of the ´´25 Most Subscribed to Gurus on YouTube.´´ Take this opportunity to turn the characters and stories in your head into professional-quality art on the page! Packed with everything you need to make your first (or your best-ever) manga stories! 30 step-by-step demonstrations showing how to draw faces and figures for a variety of ages and body types Inspirational galleries featuring 101 eyes, 50 ways to draw hands, 40 hairstyles, 12 common expressions, 30 classic poses and more! Tutorials to create a variety of realistic settings Advanced lessons on backgrounds, inking, sequencing and layout options
Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley and co-writer Yukari Takenaka. The lessons and techniques used in this series have been taught successfully for over ten years in classrooms throughout the world. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Japanese as well as absolute beginners. In Book 1 of the Japanese From Zero! series, readers are taught new grammar concepts, over 800 new words and expressions, and also learn the hiragana writing system. Features of Book 1: * Integrated Workbook with Answer Key * Over 800 New Words and Expressions * Learn to Read and Write Hiragana * Easy-to-Understand Example Dialogues * Culture Points about Japan * Bilingual Glossaries with Kana and Romaji ...and much more!