Painless Vocabulary

Painless Vocabulary Author Michael Greenberg
ISBN-10 0764181211
Release 2006-04-01
Pages 280
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This addition to Barron's "Painless" series is focused to meet the needs of middle school and high school students. The author's friendly, informal narrative style takes the drudgery out of students' vocabulary building, which is a prerequisite for their academic achievement and future success in college and beyond. Each of 24 chapters introduces 15 new words, first placing the words in a brief essay that allows students to comprehend them in a given context. "Brain Tickler" questions that follow challenge students and help them determine whether they have gained some mastery of word usage. Sidebars appear on many pages with titles such as "Major Mistake Territory," alerting students to possible pitfalls and problems involving correct understanding of word meanings and normal usage. Each chapter concludes with an "On Your Own" section, which invites students to use the target vocabulary list within the context of their own everyday speech. Morbid. . . furtively . . . predecessor . . . infer . . . are typical examples of words students will learn to use with ease. The book's vocabulary is neither too easy nor too arcane--focusing instead on words that students should have at their command in high-school and by the time they enter college.



Painless Grammar

Painless Grammar Author Rebecca Elliott
ISBN-10 0764181173
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 278
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Introduces the dos and don'ts of English grammar--ranging from punctuation to spelling and sentence construction--using humorous, down-to earth examples.



Painless Study Techniques

Painless Study Techniques Author Michael Greenberg
ISBN-10 0764140590
Release 2009
Pages 234
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Suggests ways to stop procrastinating and advice on how to approach such difficult subjects as foreign language textbooks and essay exams.



Painless Writing

Painless Writing Author Jeffrey Strausser
ISBN-10 9781438081649
Release 2009-12-03
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Painless Writing has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Painless Writing also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Painless Writing book for free.



Painless Italian

Painless Italian Author Marcel Danesi
ISBN-10 0764136305
Release 2007-01
Pages 278
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Presents an introduction to the Italian language, describing the cultural aspects of Italy while presenting lessons in vocabulary, grammar, and conversational Italian.



Painless English for Speakers of Other Languages

Painless English for Speakers of Other Languages Author Jeffrey Strausser
ISBN-10 0764135627
Release 2007-01
Pages 273
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Presents information on the parts of speech; provides advice on ways to improve vocabulary, spelling, and American English pronunciation; and offers step-by-step instructions on written English, including punctuation and sentence structure to write essays and short stories.



Painless Spanish

Painless Spanish Author Carlos B. Vega
ISBN-10 0764132334
Release 2006
Pages 278
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Seventeen lessons teach an important aspect of the Spanish culture and present a lesson in Spanish vocabulary and grammar.



Painless Reading Comprehension 3rd edition

Painless Reading Comprehension  3rd edition Author Darolyn "Lyn" Jones, Ed.D.
ISBN-10 9781438068275
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 256
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Reading comprehension assignments that first seem confusing become easy when students answer the author's key questions about their own reading habits. For example: "What can kids do to warm up their brains before starting to read?" and "How can they keep the facts they read in their head?" The author offers interesting answers to these and many more questions. Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover most subjects taught on middle school and high school levels, and are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in some cases, just plain boring. Painless Series authors, all of them experienced educators, are experts at clearing up aspects of their subjects that students are likely to find confusing. These books also perk up students' interest by emphasizing the attention-catching ways in which the subjects can be put to practical use. Most Painless Series titles take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, and all of them present fun-to-solve challenges with puzzles, games, and "Brain Tickler" problems. Although Painless Series titles are written primarily for middle school and high school students, older students and adults who need to refresh their skills will also find these books extremely helpful.



Painless Algebra

Painless Algebra Author Lynette Long
ISBN-10 0764181181
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 298
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For students who are intimidated by all forms of math, here is a set of easy steps that lead to an understanding of elementary algebra. The author defines all terms, points out potential pitfalls in algebraic calculation, and makes problem solving a fun activity. New in this edition are painless approaches to understanding and graphing linear equations, solving systems of linear inequalities, and graphing quadratic equations. Barron's popular "Painless Series " of study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, transforming details that might once have seemed boring or difficult into a series of interesting and mentally challenging ideas. Most titles in the series feature many fun-to-solve "Brain Tickler" problems with answers at the end of each chapter.



Painless American History

Painless American History Author Curt Lader
ISBN-10 0764142313
Release 2009
Pages 298
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With a narrative style designed for students, this study guide covers major events in American history from ancient times to the present, with timelines and ideas for Internet projects.



Name That Movie A Painless Vocabulary Builder

Name That Movie  A Painless Vocabulary Builder Author Brian Leaf
ISBN-10 9780470922149
Release 2010-11-11
Pages 240
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The most entertaining way to master vocabulary for the SAT, ACT, GED, and GRE exams Do you need to brush up on your vocabulary skills for the SAT, ACT, GED, or GRE exam? Ever wish you could put your talent for quoting movies to more use than one-upping your friends? Now you can do both with Name That Movie! A Painless Vocabulary Builder: Comedy & Action Edition. Name That Movie! is the only vocabulary workbook that capitalizes on your insatiable appetite for comedy and action movies to help build your vocabulary for standardized tests. First, you'll be presented with a popular quote. Then you'll identify the movie and scene from which it was taken. Next, you'll jot down possible definitions for each bolded word in the quote and check your answers against the solutions provided. It's that easy! 1000 cumulative vocabulary words, including synonyms Quotes taken from popular comedy and action movies Other titles by Leaf: Defining Twilight, Defining New Moon, Defining Eclipse, and Defining Breaking Dawn Whether you're the king of quoting Knocked Up or just want to find a more exciting way to build your vocabulary skills, Name That Movie! A Painless Vocabulary Builder: Comedy & Action Edition is for you!



Painless Math Word Problems

Painless Math Word Problems Author Marcie F. Abramson
ISBN-10 0764143352
Release 2010
Pages 280
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Discusses strategies for solving math problems involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percentages, statistics, probablility, geometry, and algebraic equations, and offers practice problems and internet ideas.



Manual for Relatively Painless Medical Spanish

Manual for  Relatively  Painless Medical Spanish Author Ana Malinow Rajkovic
ISBN-10 9780292792463
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 263
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Spanish-speaking patients are no rarity in United States hospitals and clinics, as many English-speaking health care providers have discovered. To help these providers better communicate with the patients they serve, Ana Malinow Rajkovic has prepared the Manual for (Relatively) Painless Medical Spanish, a lively and innovative self-teaching guide to the grammar, pronunciation, and medical vocabulary of Spanish. Presented in a systematic and highly entertaining fashion, twelve lessons cover some of the most commonly encountered situations. These include the family clinic, the emergency room, appendicitis, the social chat, pregnancy, family planning, pelvic inflammatory disease and urinary tract infection, depression, children with asthma, patients with angina, explaining a venipuncture and a spinal tap, and patients with shortness of breath. Each lesson closes with a bilingual interview that includes vocabulary and grammar introduced in that lesson. A guide to the medical history and physical examination appears in English and Spanish in the appendix. Excellent in the classroom or for independent learning, the Manual will enable health care providers better to understand and supply the needs of Spanish-speaking patients.



Painless Fractions

Painless Fractions Author Alyece Cummings
ISBN-10 0764104454
Release 1998
Pages 211
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Defines and demonstrates fractions and the terms associated with them, explaining how to add, subtract, and multiply them and providing advice for avoiding pitfalls in working with them.



The Vocabulary Builder

The Vocabulary Builder Author Judi Kesselman-Turkel
ISBN-10 0299192032
Release 2004-05-01
Pages 168
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THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays. The Vocabulary Builder offers entertaining crossword, fill-in-the-answer, multiple choice, and other word puzzles (with answers!) to help students learn a selection of 600 well-used but often misunderstood words.



Painless Speaking

Painless Speaking Author Mary Elizabeth
ISBN-10 0764121472
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 294
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Discusses oral communication including uttering a sound, the effects of culture, conversational speech, reading alone or aloud, and memorized or extemporaneous speaking.



Painless French

Painless French Author Carol Chaitkin
ISBN-10 1438007701
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 312
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Learning French becomes fun as students learn about French culture, build their vocabulary (including new web-based words), and discover how easy it is to speak, read, and understand French. Bonus Online Component includes additional games such as Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.