Portuguese For Dummies 2nd Edition
The fast and easy way to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese Quick! What’s the most widely spoken language in South America? That’s right, Portuguese! And what’s the fastest, easiest, most enjoyable way to learn Portuguese? Portuguese for Dummies, of course! This fun, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese immediately! Whether you’re a student, a traveler, or you work in business or government, you’ll love its practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references including a Portuguese-English mini-dictionary, lists of vital verbs, and more! * Have everyday conversations in Portuguese * Make sense of Portuguese grammar * Use idioms and popular expressions * Improve your pronunciation * Grasp verb conjugations * Get around in Portuguese-speaking countries Portuguese For Dummies comes complete with a CD loaded with real-life dialogues that help you understand and pronounce this lovely, lyrical language with ease. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
About the Author
Karen Keller spent three years as a reporter in Brazil and traveled extensively throughout the country. She’s fluent in Portuguese and has worked as an online foreign language instructor.
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Tourism: Operations and Management is a comprehensive textbook, designed especially for undergraduate degree/diploma students of hotel management and tourism studies. The book explores core concepts of tourism and explains them through numerous examples, illustrations, tables, and photographs.
Beginning with an introduction to the travel and tourism industry, the book goes on to discuss various types of tourism; tourism infrastructure like accommodation, food and beverage, telecommunications; tourist transport (air, road, rail, and water); Indian and international tourism organizations. The book explains how to set up travel agencies and tour operations and their role in the tourism industry. Key topics like tourism product; tourism marketing; customer service skills; economic, environmental, socio-cultural and political impacts of tourism; and planning, managing and developing a tourist attraction are discussed at length. The emerging trends in tourism like GDS, e-ticketing, web marketing are explored. Chapters on travel formalities and regulations; airline geography; and itinerary planning enhance the readers understanding of the practical operational aspects and make the book useful for practitioners as well.
Students of hotel management, hospitality, and tourism studies will find this book useful for its coverage of the key concepts of tourism operations and management explained through industry-related examples, formats, and photographs. With its practice-oriented approach, the book would also be useful to practitioners like travel agents and tour operators.
About the Author
Sunetra Roday is senior faculty member at the Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Pune. She has a master’s degree in tourism management and has been teaching tourism for 10 years and food and nutrition for over 26 years. She is the author of Food Science and Nutrition, OUP, India. Archana Biwal and Vandana Joshi are Lecturers, Travel and Tourism at the Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Pune.
“You are meant to succeed in the work you love. Your desire will take you all the way.” — Tama J. Kieves
What if everything you thought you needed to do to succeed was actually standing in the way of your success?
Tama Kieves, Harvard-lawyer-turned-career-coach, has spent the last decade crossing the United States and Canada, speaking to tens of thousands of people and sharing her inspiring story of moving from a career that was killing her to a life that has uplifted her, chronicled in her first book, “This Time I Dance!: Creating the Work You Love.” She has mentored thousands of people who, with her help, have followed their passion, and now live their dream lives.
And now she takes us to the next step in our journey…
Within you is your purpose–your destiny–that will lead you to your greatest fulfillment, and your greatest success. What Kieves discovered in her own journey is that the way to success is an “inspired” path, not a linear one. She brings her mentoring ideas and actions together in her latest work, “Inspired and Unstoppable.” In this motivating book, Kieves teaches that it is only in unleashing this purpose that you can become truly happy and satisfied.
Through these teachings, she will help you move into your “brilliant power.” She shares the mental and emotional impact of this journey–the fears, doubts, and boogeymen that arise–and how to become an unstoppable warrior for your life’s work and desires. This book will help you stay connected to your desires and shift your innermost thinking. When you do, inspired actions will seem to fall directly out of the sky, and onto your plate. You will naturally outpace anything any expert could ever tell you. “You don’t need the steps, when you have the moves.”
Beautifully written, “Inspired & Unstoppable” also includes success stories from Tama’s life and the lives of others who have made their dreams their reality, as well as practices that will create positive momentum, and “Inspired Successisms”–delightful, quick bites of wisdom peppered throughout the book. It also includes guidelines on how to create your own “Inspired Success Circle”–a way of moving forward with the support of friends and loved ones.
Practical, empowering, inspirational, galvanizing–“Inspired & Unstoppable” is the touchstone to (finally) living your wildest dreams and greatest desires.
About the Author
Tama Kieves, an honors graduate of Harvard Law School, left her legal career to write and help others live their most meaningful self-expression. She is the bestselling author of “This Time I Dance!: Creating the Work You Love (How One Harvard Lawyer Left It All to Have It All).” Featured on Oprah Radio, she is a sought-after speaker and career coach who has helped thousands worldwide to discover, launch, and live their true work in the world. Tama is a regular faculty member at various organizations, and is also the founder and president of Awakening Artistry, an organization dedicated to creating and supporting a global family of visionary minds, creative souls, free-spirited entrepreneurs, and empowered leaders.
Learn to speak Italian like a native? Easy. Italian All-in-One For Dummies appeals to those readers looking for a comprehensive, all-encompassing guide to mastering the Italian language. It contains content from all For Dummies Italian language instruction titles, including Italian For Dummies, Intermediate Italian For Dummies, Italian Verbs For Dummies, Italian Phrases For Dummies, Italian Grammar For Dummies, and Italian For Dummies Audio Set. * Offers readers interested in learning Italian a valuable reference to all aspects of this popular language * The content appeals to students, travelers, and businesspeople who visit Italian-speaking countries * An online companion site allows you to download audio tracks allows for more practice opportunities, as well as additional content empowering you to speak Italian like a native Whether you’re a pure beginner or have some familiarity with the language, Italian All-in-One For Dummies, with downloadable audio practice online, is your ticket to speaking, and writing, Italian.
Learn how to take the skills you use in the classroom and apply them to the workplace! Through interactive journal entries, hands-on activities, and articles specific to career readiness and workplace development, this text will help you gain the qualities you need to go from being a master student to a master employee. A focus on transferable skills that you can take from your classes to your career helps you develop the top skills employers look for in their employees. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Master Student Profiles, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory deepen your knowledge of yourself within the classroom and help you prepare for success in the global workforce.
About the Author
Dave Ellis is a leadership coach, author, educator, and philanthropist. He is a respected lecturer and electrifying workshop leader who has captivated audiences worldwide since first sharing his principles in 1979. Ellis got started in education in 1976, when he taught junior high school math. After getting a master’s degree in mathematics, he taught computer science for six years at National American University, where he became Assistant Dean of Student Services. In 1979, he designed a course to improve student retention and then traveled the country for a decade conducting workshops for teachers on ways to improve student retention and test scores. He began training coaches in 1983 and started a public course for coaches in 1993. From Master Student to Master Employee is based on Ellis’s best-selling textbook Becoming a Master Student. He puts into practice the principles he teaches, utilizing his remarkable system in his own life. His friends and colleagues often describe him as the happiest person they know with an amazingly wonderful life. He is president of Breakthrough Enterprises, a publishing and consulting company, as well as founder and president of The Brande Foundation, a nonprofit organization offering assistance to organizations working toward world sufficiency, environmental integrity, human rights, and personal transformation. Ellis has contributed millions of dollars to the work of his foundation and to other organizations. You can visit Ellis’s website at http://www.daveellisleadership.com. Dave Ellis resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Trisha. Together they have four daughters and four grandchildren.