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Helping students shine in GCSE English

Advantages: Detailed answers and photocopy masters
Disadvantages: Pricey

...This spiral-bound book is an accompaniment to the AQA Specification A GCSE English/English Literature Students' Book by Geoff Barton, which I have already reviewed separately. As with that particular book, I will again emphasise that this is only suitable ...

denella 17.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of AQA English GCSE Specification A: Teacher's Book - Geoff Barton

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Building on Barry's Foundations

Advantages: Great Book, Comprehensive, Easy To Read Once You Grasp The Basics
Disadvantages: Need The Advanced Book For Year 2, Pricey.

Having just finished my first year of my degree in Construction Management, I have just been reflecting on the last year, I can't quite believe how fast it has just gone and I now have to wait until October to go back... Anyway, last year was very exci ...

memphisto_chick 22.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Barry's Introduction to the Construction of Buildings - Stephen Emmitt, Christopher A. Gorse

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Learning about feminist fairy tales

Advantages: A different take on fairy tales
Disadvantages: Could be more information

About the book Jack Zipes has put together the first comprehensive anthology of feminist fairy tales and essays to appear since the women's movement gained momentum in the 1960's. He has selected works by such gifted writers as Angela Carter, Margar ...

linzee_loulabelle 31.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Don't Bet on the Prince - Jack Zipes

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The French that textbooks don't teach you

Advantages: Humorous expressions not usually taught in textbooks
Disadvantages: No audio guide to pronunciation or intonation

When I lived in Cairo, I often used to watch the local television news bulletin in English. Rain is a pretty rare occurrence there, so one evening the Egyptian newsreader thought that a particularly heavy downpour was worth commenting on. He decided to go ...

denella 23.12.2006 · Read full review
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Review of 101 French Idioms - Jean-Marie Cassagne, Luc Nisset

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The perfect guide to take you through the Masters dissertation

Advantages: Succinct, comprehensive, informative
Disadvantages: It's worth the money, but maybe slightly on the expensive side.

~~~~~~Why did I need this book?~~~~~~ I started my Masters dissertation last summer and had to have it completed by the end of September. My department was not particularly helpful with regard a lot of things on my course (too long a story). Suffice to sa ...

Loopylooploo 08.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Succeeding With Your Master's Dissertation - John Biggam

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