These beautiful Japanese papers will inspire you to create dozens of origami masterpieces. With illustrated instructions included for folding a crane and a masu box (a square box for measuring rice), youll be hooked on this popular hobby in no time. In addition to 250 sheets of colourful papers in 16 traditional Japanese patterns, there are black-and-white patterned papers to colour and fold.
This book includes a wide range of topics that deals with international accounting standards, regulations, and financial reporting. The book is a timely collection of several original research papers written by well-known authors and experts in the field from countries around the globe on very important and emerging issues in international accounting. Due to the adoption of International Accounting Standards (IAS) Regulation by the European Parliament in 2002 (N0 1606/2002), listed companies in the EU capital markets are required to implement IAS by 2005. This regulation is a revolutionary one, and therefore, there is a need for the type research that focus on the lobbying activities towards the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB). This book includes an in-depth coverage of such lobbying activities as well as an extensive research papers that focus on the content analysis of the comment letters received by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). Fair value accounting has gained some special interest in recent years. The book includes several research papers on Fair Value Accounting and its application in different countries. Other topics covered in the book include auditing, taxation, and accounting education in several countries. As an added value, the book include several chapters that should be viewed as educational tools for countries that do not have financial and technical resources to establish their own accounting and reporting standards. So, it is of critical importance for such countries to have a model to use for their financial reporting standards, and as such, the book includes research papers that explain how to adopt international financial reporting standards in such countries. Experts in the field from different countries including Australia Belgium, Brazil, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States join forces to bring the latest development in the international accounting standards and financial reporting. This book will be a very valuable resource for colleges and universities that have a course in international accounting as a part of their undergraduate or graduate curriculum. As well, the book will serve as a useful reference at any academic or professional library worldwide.* Includes a wide range of topics that deal with international accounting standards, regulations, and financial reporting * Timely collection of several original research papers written by well-known authors and experts in the field * Contributors from countries around the globe write on important and emerging issues in international accounting
Learn to produce a web site that stands out from the crowd One of the web designer's greatest challenges is to create a site distinctive enough to get noticed among the millions of sites already on the web. This book examines the bond between code, content and visuals to guide you through the factors that increase your design's visibility, usability and beauty. Using this practical advice, even web designers who lack strong artistic skills can develop super sites that strengthen the message and stand out from the crowd. Most books focus primarily on graphic design principles; this one shows you how to maximize and prioritize every design decision to help your site achieve its primary purpose: showcasing your content and services Explores the bond between code, content and visuals to guide you through the factors that increase your design's visibility, usability and beauty Enables even artistically challenged web designers to create elegant, functional layouts that attract visitors and are user-friendly Every web designer can benefit from this practical advice on creating an informative, attractive, easy-to-use site that gets noticed.
Write the perfect cover letter every time! With fewer job opportunities and more applicants, just being qualified isn't enough to get the job you want. So how can you separate yourself from the pack? With the perfect cover letter, of course! With so much riding on it, a cover letter that attracts-and holds-the attention of your prospective employer is essential. This practical how-to manual shows you step by step how to create highly effective letters designed to get the interview you want. The Perfect Cover Letter, Third Edition is an indispensable guide that covers all the vital elements of a great cover letter, so you know what to include and know how to phrase it. Inside you'll find: * The nuts and bolts of every type of cover letter-what they should include, how employers use them, and how to write them * Great sample cover letters, including general broadcast, executive search, networking, advertisement response, and personal introduction * Tips on what makes a letter effective-and what doesn't * Helpful guidelines on following up-writing the post-interview thank you letter With greatly expanded information on thank you letters and an entirely new chapter on the all-important networking cover letter, this update of the popular classic continues to offer top-notch advice and high-quality samples that will help any job hunter get the attention they deserve.
Are you an advocate of higher education? Do you enjoy teaching others? Are you interested in starting a business that makes money and a positive impact? If so, then you'll earn high marks in the tutoring and test prep arena! Whether you want to start a one-on-one tutoring business from home, an online-based education support program, or manage your own learning facility, our experts cover everything you need to know. Learn business basics including how to choose your niche, secure financing, legally establish your business, manage day-to-day operations, and more. Gain an understanding of learning approaches, the latest teaching methods, industry technology and tools, and other industry essentials. Plus, round out your startup curriculum with invaluable advice and examples from current business owners! Learn how to: Match your skill set with your market and their needs Choose a business environment that works for you Master effective teaching methods for diverse learning approaches Write a marketing plan that captures clients and creates referrals Develop profitable academic relationships Create a support staff who will help you succeed Set your fees Boost profits by expanding your specialty or your business The need for education support is growing rapidly-grab your share of this billion dollar market!
Device drivers literally drive everything you're interested in - disks, monitors, keyboards, modems - everything outside the computer chip and memory. And writing device drivers is one of the few areas of programming for the Linux operating system that calls for unique, Linux-specific knowledge. For years now, programmers have relied on the classic Linux Device Drivers from O'Reilly to master this critical subject. Now in its third edition, this bestselling guide provides all the information you'll need to write drivers for a wide range of devices. Over the years the book has helped countless programmers learn: - how to support computer peripherals under the Linux operating system; - how to develop and write software for new hardware under Linux; - the basics of Linux operation even if they are not expecting to write a driver. The new edition of LINUX DEVICE DRIVERS is better than ever. The book covers all the significant changes to Version 2.6 of the Linux kernel, which simplifies many activities, and contains subtle new features that can make a driver both more efficient and more flexible. Readers will find new chapters on important types of drivers not covered previously, such as consoles, USB drivers, and more. Best of all, you don't have to be a kernel hacker to understand and enjoy this book. All you need is an understanding of the C programming language and some background in Unix system calls. And for maximum ease-of-use, the book uses full-featured examples that you can compile and run without special hardware. Today Linux holds fast as the most rapidly growing segment of the computer market and continues to win over enthusiastic adherents in many application areas. With this increasing support, Linux is now absolutely mainstream, and viewed as a solid platform for embedded systems. If you're writing device drivers, you'll want this book. In fact, you'll wonder how drivers are ever written without it.
Capture the essence of Boston, from Harvard grounds and Trinity Church to the Freedom Trail and where to enjoy wild blueberry pancakes. Photos, illustrations, unique 3D models and birds-eye-view maps of all the major sites ensure you don't miss a thing. Clue up on the basics, from the most comfortable places to stay (whatever your budget) to the best bars and restaurants. Discover where the locals go, enjoy relaxing entertainment, amazing sites and retail therapy, exciting sports, scenic walks or drives, thematic tours and colourful festivals. All you need for an unforgettable trip.
India is a pictorial kaleidoscope of landscapes, opulent historical sites and royal cities, golden beaches, misty mountain retreats, colourful people, rich cultures and festivities. India is rapidly gaining ground in the international scenario as a popular destination for foreign travellers, international students, and even for some others who choose to migrate to this mystical land for health and medical tourism.A trip to India is exceptional for tourists, as this wonderland has always been a prime travel destination for those who are charmed by exotic beaches of the south India, the mesmerising backwaters, the spell-binding remains of the ancient civilization in the north, the lofty mountain ranges along the Ghats, lush greenery, the tropical rain forests etc. It is said that if you have travelled the world then you have seen half the world, and if you have visited only the Indian subcontinent, you have seen the whole world! India has metamorphosised into one of the most sought after destinations for travel, much due to the presence of several renowned world heritage sites, and an inherent spiritualistic force, which pulls enthusiastic travellers towards it from all over the worl
Are you comfortable writing English in the classroom but nervous about writing in the real world? To write confidently in English you need to practise different styles of written English. Collins Writing helps you recognize different styles and choose the right language to get your message across. The twenty units focus on a wide variety of texts so that you can feel just as comfortable writing a postcard or using social media online. Learn to write as fluently as you speak, use the right tone, and use persuasive language to get the response you need. Featured writing styles include: - online reviews; - tweets; - instant messaging; - thank you letters; - emails; - job applications Collins Writing is part of the new English for Life series and uses authentic material from the Collins Corpus, the world's largest database of the English language. It is suitable for self-study and classroom use, and can help towards Cambridge FCE preparation. Suitable for Intermediate learners of English (CEF level B1+).
Master the art of resume writing and boost your chances of getting hired With unemployment rates still running high, getting an edge up on the competition in your field—whatever it may be—can be an intimidating and exhausting undertaking. Luckily, Resumes For Dummies is here to serve as your life raft as you navigate the murky waters of a modern-day job search. Inside, you'll find expert guidance on writing a winning resume that will set you head and shoulders above the crowd to land that elusive interview and get the job of your dreams. There's nothing easy and breezy about looking for a new job—whether you currently have one or not. But rather than succumbing to the panic that might convince you to hide under the covers, Resumes For Dummies arms you with the confidence you need to write a resume that will have prospective employers knocking your at your door. Includes tips on avoiding common resume-writing mistakes Provides updates on the latest changes in the job market that you'll need to take into account when writing a resume Outlines how to approach a lay-off in a professional light Covers how to confront privacy and reputation issues in online social job search Whether you're a recent graduate, second-timer looking for your next job, prime-timer who hasn't job-searched in decades, or the unfortunate victim of a lay-off, Resumes For Dummies takes the fear out of putting your skills on paper and sets you on the path to getting your foot in the door—and landing the job of your dreams.
Learn how to write 250 of the commonest Chinese characters, with stroke by stroke guidance on every page. With thousands of characters to learn, beginning to read and write Chinese is a daunting task. Aimed at learners, this book takes you through 250 of the commonest characters in a clear and accessible way. The meaning of every character is explained along with information about its radical, the compound words it can form, its history, and more. There is a practice grid on every page, showing how the character is written, with space for you to practice writing the character for yourself. It is generally agreed that learners of Chinese need a working knowledge of about 100 characters in order to make themselves at all understood and to travel in China, so Easy Learning Chinese Characters is a great place to start.
Do you understand everything you read in English? Perfect your reading skills by practising reading all the different kinds of texts. Collins Reading presents 20 different texts with exercises to help you develop the skills to read anything you come across. Reading features authentic texts and a wide variety of styles to help you develop your reading skills, such as reading for general understanding and reading for detail. Featured texts include: signs and labels; advertisements; newspapers; brochures; recipes; classic and modern novels; social networking sites; blogs.
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Miranda's life is starting to unravel. Her best friend, Sal, gets punched by a kid on the street for what seems like no reason, and he shuts Miranda out of his life. The key that Miranda's mum keeps hidden for emergencies is stolen. And then a mysterious note arrives: 'I am coming to save your friend's life, and my own. I ask two favours. First, you must write me a letter.' The notes keep coming, and Miranda slowly realises that whoever is leaving them knows things no one should know. Each message brings her closer to believing that only she can prevent a tragic death. Until the final note makes her think she's too late.
Do you start an email and then don't know what to write next? Are you unsure what the right tone is for your audience? Would you like help with the structure of your written English? Collins English for Business: Writing will help you to write clearer business documents more efficiently. Easy-to-follow explanations and simple tasks will improve your writing style. You can choose to work on the units that are most relevant to you, or work through the whole book for a full course in business writing. Twenty 4-page units cover key areas such as varying tone, structuring documents and considering your audience; Models and examples provide key vocabulary and guidance; The real language of business English taken from the Cobuild corpus; Focus on the "soft skills" of communication such as getting your message across accurately and communicating effectively in intercultural environments.
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"You are not simply the sum output of your genome," write Deepak Chopra and Rudy Tanzi, "you are the user and inventor of your genome." This revolutionary idea is at the heart of the new book from the bestselling duo behind Super Brain. For years, many have believed that genes were fixed components of our bodies, that we as individuals were incapable of altering our genetic makeup. Yet, groundbreaking research suggests something else, that a change in lifestyle and diet can greatly influence our genetic predispositions to diseases and certain physical and psychological behaviors. Moreover, the adoption of ancient Vedic practices such as yoga and meditation create genetic mutations that will allow us to lead longer and healthier lives.
Here's your ticket to a world of adventures with Minecraft and programming. Learn how to extend Minecraft and create a new gaming experience, by exploring the magical world of Minecraft programming. Adventures in Minecraft, like other books in the highly successful Adventures series, is written especially for 11- to 15-year-olds. With this book you will learn new programming skills while having fun with Minecraft! Minecraft programming experts David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon walk you step-by-step through everything you need to know to: Get started writing Minecraft programs in Python on your PC, Mac, or Raspberry Pi Build houses and other structures in the blink of an eye, and make a 3D duplicating machine Write interactive games like a field that charges you rent, and a treasure hunt using magic vanishing bridges Build custom game control panels using simple electronic circuits Easily build huge 2D and 3D structures such as spheres and pyramids Build intelligent objects like a massive Minecraft clock, and program an alien invasion Plan and write a complete interactive arena game Using the programming skills you learn from this book, writing Minecraft programs offers endless possibilities to create anything you can imagine. To make your journey that much easier, the Adventures in Minecraft companion website supplies you with a video for each adventure in the book, downloadable code files, helpful programming reference tables, a bonus adventure, and badges to collect for your Minecraft accomplishments. By day, David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon are software engineers who design computer products. By night, they play Minecraft and develop exciting new programs that interact with the Minecraft world. They both work regularly with young people in schools, computing clubs and at community events, giving talks about Minecraft programming and running programming workshops.
В КНИГЕ 1 – воспоминания о детстве и юности. В КНИГЕ 2 – смесь воспоминаний и мыслей. In BOOK 3-5 papers (from 15 author papers, that are situated on the viXra.org), the number of visits by each of which pass over 100 (on date 01.05.2017). The language of papers is English. The themes of papers – mathematics and theoretical physics.
Journey through eerie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to visit 19 of the citys most haunted locations. With concise background information for each location and stories of both historic and contemporary ghosts, you will view the City of Brotherly Love like never before. A handy map will guide you to haunts as you revisit the hardships, political strife, and the strong, raw, explosive emotions of the Revolution and see how it contributed to the ghostly character of Philadelphia today. Visit Independence Hall, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, St Peters Church and Graveyard, The Powel House, Water Street, and other sites. Prepare for your tour with a meditation and grounding exercise that will empower you with the knowledge and proper techniques to greet paranormal activity. Surrounding locations in Germantown, New Hope, and New Jersey are included.
Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to…• analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts• brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas• evaluate and criticise arguments• express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing• plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion… and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism.The third edition of this bestselling book includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods you learn in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts.For every student who needs to write essays, from whatever discipline, this book is a constant source of the help and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence.