This beautifully illustrated Doctor Who Visual Dictionary is now updated and expanded to include the latest Doctor Who facts including the Twelfth Doctor and Doctor Who season 8 storylines. Bursting with action-packed images and little-known facts "Doctor Who: The Visual Dictionary: Updated and Expanded" is ideal for any fan of Doctor Who. With 32 pages of material including new companions and aliens, you'll have all the tricks and secrets of Doctor Who at your fingertips. Step into the TARDIS, battle Cybermen and Daleks, and discover all the Doctor's secrets in this visually stunning guide to the Doctor Who universe.
Oxford Essential Dictionary gives all the essential help and information elementary and pre-intermediate learners need. Updated with 200 NEW words, Oxford Essential Dictionary includes over 24000 words, phrases, and meanings. 2000 of the most important words in English are marked as keywords, so students know which words to learn first. Notes give extra help with grammar, pronunciation, and spelling. The CD-ROM includes the full dictionary, Picture Dictionary, exam preparation (KET) exercises, language games, a Speaking Dictionary, and NEW Guide, an interactive tutorial to help students explore dictionary entries.
Since the debut of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the Harry Potter film franchise has become one of the most popular and successful in the world. Beautifully crafted and presented in a deluxe, large-format with lavish production values, these pages present a visual chronicle of the work by artists and filmmakers to bring the wizarding world to life onscreen. Bursting with hundreds of rare and unpublished works of art, including production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, blueprints, and more, this collectible book is the definitive tome on the visual legacy of the Harry Potter films. Fans will recognise beloved characters, creatures, locations, and more as they embark on a journey through the wizarding world, from Gringotts to the Quidditch pitch.
The 3rd edition of the Collins COBUILD Intermediate Learner's Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of today's English in a clear, attractive format. This dictionary is ideal for intermediate-level learners of English. With full-sentence definitions written in simple, natural English, this dictionary is easy to use and understand. The examples, taken from the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, show learners how the words are used in authentic contexts. This dictionary covers all the essential words, phrases, and idioms that students at this level need to learn, and provides help with grammar and usage. A wide range of vocabulary-building features, many of them with full-colour illustrations, encourage students to learn new words and improve their fluency. The dictionary also includes a Visual Thesaurus, which provides alternatives to the 50 most over-used words in English; an Activity Guide, which helps students learn how to get the most out of the dictionary, and a Grammar Reference, which explains key points of English grammar. The Collins COBUILD Intermediate Learner's Dictionary provides invaluable guidance on the English language, and is the complete reference tool for learners of English.
The Longman Children's Picture Dictionary presents 800 words in a variety of richly illustrated and photographed topics. Used along with the Picture Dictionary, Workbooks 1 and 2 provide controlled practice of key words from the dictionary. Each of the 50 fun activity pages covers a different dictionary topic. Workbook 2 features: imaginative activities including quizzes, puzzles and dialogs. categorizing and dictionary skills exercises. reading and writing practice. pull-out answer key for teachers and parents.
Drawing on unseen and iconic material from the BBC archive and private collectors, The Vault is an unforgettable journey through 50 years of Doctor Who, via carefully selected photographs, props, costumes designs, production memos, letters, scripts and more. This is the full and official story of Doctor Who, from the first pre-production memos in 1963 to the most recent props created for the 2013 series, including interviews with key contributors and scores of prop photos, design sketches and behind the scenes stills from every decade of the show's production. Taking you year by year through the world's longest running science fiction series, Marcus Hearn explores the show's groundbreaking innovations as well as its impact on popular culture through books and comics, magazines and toys, merchandise and ephemera.
This new first edition of the Collins Essential Chinese Dictionary has been specially designed to meet the needs of learners of both Chinese and English. A clear layout, up-to-date coverage of everyday words and phrases and a user-friendly language supplement make this dictionary the ideal portable companion. Collins Essential Chinese Dictionary has been written for all those learning Chinese or English for study or for travel. It is the ideal text for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable information in a portable format. The Collins Essential Chinese Dictionary contains all the everyday words and phrases used in today's Chinese and English that you will need to know, with a practical language supplement. This dictionary offers extra help with essential vocabulary, and thousands of useful phrases to guide you to the correct translation. To help with the pronunciation of Chinese words, the dictionary includes pinyin for all Chinese headwords, translations, phrases and examples. Pinyin is the official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, and is accepted in all Chinese-speaking countries. In addition, the dictionary also includes both simplified and traditional or complex Chinese characters. Simplified characters are generally used in mainland China and Singapore, while traditional characters are mainly used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. The radical index is a clear guide to looking up Chinese characters, helping the user to navigate the dictionary and find Chinese characters without knowing their pronunciation. Other titles available in the Collins Chinese range are the Collins Gem Chinese Dictionary, the Collins Pocket Chinese Dictionary, the Collins Easy Learning Mandarin Chinese Dictionary and the Collins Chinese Dictionary.
It's been dubbed the decade that taste forgot, but to suggest the 1980s didn't have its fair share of exceptional music is folly indeed. And virtually none was as exceptional as that which came from Kate Bush.Kate's 1985 album The Hounds Of Love was more than just exceptional however; one could certainly use that accolade in describing her four previous and all subsequent records, but Hounds Of Love was exquisite - for many quite simply the best album ever made! This film puts Hounds Of Love under the microscope and with the aid of musicians who played on the album, Kate's biographer, journalists Kris Needs and Lucy O'Brien, musicologist Chris Ingham and a host of other contributors, the story behind the album's build-up, production, release, impact and legacy is told here in full.FeaturesLive and studio versions of every track on the albumReview, critique and comment on each songBehind the scenes - the recordingArchive interviews with Kate speaking at the time about the record and its creationThe first ever airing of the legendary 'Kris Needs Zig-Zag Interview' recording - Kate's only given music press interview at the release of the album
The "Longman Children's Picture Dictionary" presents 800 words in a variety of richly illustrated and photographed topics. The "Teacher's Resource Book" provides a wide range of ideas and materials for practicing and reviewing vocabulary in the Picture Dictionary. Key features: Over 850 photocopiable flashcards. 27 photocopiable board games. A selection of activity and game ideas. Lesson notes for each dictionary topic.
Great Scott! Go Back to the Future with Doc Brown and Marty McFly in this visually stunning look at the creation of one of the most beloved movie trilogies of all time.Few films have made an impact on popular culture like the Back to the Future trilogy. This deluxe, officially licensed book goes behind the scenes to tell the complete story of the making of these hugely popular movies and how the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown became an international phenomenon.Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History is a stunning journey into the creation of this beloved time-traveling saga and features hundreds of never-before-seen images from all three movies, along with rare concept art, storyboards, and other visual treasures.The book also features exclusive interviews with key cast and crew members-including Michael J.Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, and more-and tells the complete story of the production of the movies, from the initial concept to the staging of iconic scenes such as the "Enchantment Under the Sea" dance and the hoverboard sequence. The book also delves into the wider Back to the Future universe, exploring the animated television show and Back to the Future: The Ride.Written by Michael Klastorin-the production publicist on the second and third movies-with Back to the Future expert Randal Atamaniuk, this book delivers a range of surprises from the Universal Pictures archives and also includes a wealth of special removable items.Comprehensive, compelling, and definitive, Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History is the book that fans have been waiting for.
Take a journey through the Star Wars entire universe in "The Ultimate Visual Guide", from thousands of years before Episode I to three decades after Episode VI and right up to the present day. Fascinating features, rare behind-the-scenes photos and pre-production drawings cover all six films in one epic guide. Meet the characters, and explore profiles of the Jedi, Sith, Rebels, and aliens. Revisit the movie storylines, and then go beyond to the continued Star Wars adventures in comics, TV specials, and novels. Explore Star Wars today with 56 new pages of facts: from fan conventions and 35 years of merchandise, from toys and video games to poster art and the "Clone Wars" series. "Star Wars The Ultimate Visual Guide" reveals the full story of the Star Wars saga in amazing detail. It's an out-of-this-world addition to any fan's collection with the most up to date information for this 35th Anniversary year. And don't forget, there's a galaxy-full of "DK Star Wars" books to collect.
Step inside the world of the talented art departments who, led by Academy Award-winning production designer Stuart Craig, were responsible for the creation of the unforgettable characters, locations and beasts in J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.The Art of the Film, edited by concept artist Dermot Power, takes you on a magical journey through a design process every bit as wonderful as Newt Scamander’s adventure in the wizarding world.Bursting with hundreds of production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, and matte paintings, and filled with unique insights about the filmmaking journey from Stuart Craig and the artists themselves, this sumptuous volume presents a visual feast for readers, and welcomes fans of the Harry Potter films into the world of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
New World culture lessons encourage the exploration of contemporary topics and develop online research skills. Language live lessons provide light-hearted contexts for practising functional language and writing. The Pre-Intermediate level takes students from A2 to B1 The DVD-ROM contains all the audio and video clips and a digital Mini dictionary of key vocabulary.
This new edition of the Oxford Portuguese Mini Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. With a handy phrasefinder, this dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel and quick reference. This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use design and a centre section of useful words and expressions listed by topic make this dictionary ideal for travel and quick reference. It has also been throughly updated with the latest Portuguese spelling reform changes. The dictionary is based on Brazilian Portuguese with extra information where European Portuguese is different. 3rd Edition.