How to Speak Any Language Fluently

Author: Alex Rawlings
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472138570
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book will give you the skills to learn to speak any language with confidence. It uses techniques that can easily be incorporated into your daily life, while making use of whatever resources you have available. Whether you are starting out with your first foreign language or wishing to add to your repetoire, you'll find a wealth of easy-to-follow advice and achievable goals. Discover how to: -Speak with greater confidence and accuracy -Effectively learn vocabulary and grammar -Use time on the internet and social media to learn a language -Read real books, websites and articles in a foreign language -Pass exams that certify your language skills

Fever

Author: Deon Meyer
Publisher: Aufbau Digital
ISBN: 3841213812
Format: PDF, ePub
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Die Geschichte einer Stadt – und eines Mordes. Nicolaas Storm erzählt eine große Geschichte – darüber, wie er gemeinsam mit seinem Vater einen Platz zum Leben sucht. Ein Fieber hat die Welt verändert: Gangs ziehen umher, es gibt keinen Strom mehr, wilde Tiere bedrohen die Dörfer. Wie die ersten Siedler müssen die Menschen alles neu lernen. Den vielen Widrigkeiten zum Trotz glaubt Nico an einen Neuanfang, und er verliebt sich in Sofia, das wildeste Mädchen, dem er jemals begegnet ist. Dann aber passiert ein Mord, der alles verändert. Ein spannendes Epos mit einem wunderbaren Helden – ein Roman über das, was Menschen und menschliches Zusammensein ausmacht. Vom besten Spannungsautor Südafrikas. »Großartig.« Stephen King

A Grammar of Afrikaans

Author: Bruce C. Donaldson
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110134261
Format: PDF
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The series builds an extensive collection of high quality descriptions of languages around the world. Each volume offers a comprehensive grammatical description of a single language together with fully analyzed sample texts and, if appropriate, a word list and other relevant information which is available on the language in question. There are no restrictions as to language family or area, and although special attention is paid to hitherto undescribed languages, new and valuable treatments of better known languages are also included. No theoretical model is imposed on the authors; the only criterion is a high standard of scientific quality.

Fiela se kind

Author: Dalene Matthee
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780624043324
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Die driejarige seuntjie van Elias en Barta van Rooyen raak spoorloos weg in die Knysna-bos. In die Lange Kloof, anderkant die berg, ontferm Fiela Komoetie haar oor 'n "weggooilam" wat een nag voor haar deur kom huil. Die een kind is Lukas, die ander Benjamin. Is dit dieselfde kind? Die raaisel word nege jaar later oopgekrap deur twee sensusmanne wat die wit kind met die blou oe by 'n bruin gesin in die Lange Kloof kry."

Present Imperfect

Author: Andrew van der Vlies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192512536
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Present Imperfect asks how South African writers have responded to the end of apartheid, to the hopes that attended the birth of the 'new' nation in 1994, and to the inevitable disappointments that have followed. The first full-length study of affect in South Africa's literature, it understands 'disappointment' both as a description of bad feeling and as naming a missed appointment with all that was promised by the anti-colonial and anti-apartheid Struggle (a dis-appointment). Attending to contemporary writers' treatment of temporality, genre, and form, it considers a range of negative feelings that are also experiences of temporal disjuncture-including stasis, impasse, boredom, disaffection, and nostalgia. Present Imperfect offers close readings of work by a range of writers - some known to international Anglophone readers including J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, Ivan Vladislavic, and Zoë Wicomb, some slightly less well-known including Afrikaans-language novelists Marlene van Niekerk and Ingrid Winterbach, and others from a new generation including Songeziwe Mahlangu and Masande Ntshanga. It addresses key questions in South African studies about the evolving character of the historical period in which the country now finds itself. It is also alert to wider critical and theoretical conversations, looking outward to make a case for the place of South African writing in global conversations, and mobilizing readings of writing marked in various ways as 'South African' in order to complicate the contours of World Literature as category, discipline, and pedagogy. It is thus also a book about the discontents of neoliberalism, the political energies of reading, and the fates of literature in our troubled present.