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Изучающим Шведский язык ( 3689677) [16 Oct 2010|09:05am]

lazifufu

Ресурс для изучающих Шведский язык

Ресурс будет полезен тем, кто собирается уехать в Швецию на постоянное место жительства, на работу или учебу, а так же для тех кто просто любит путешествовать и в будущем собирается посетить эту прекрасную страну.

Сайт будет полезен как начинающим, так и тем кто уже изучал шведский язык.

На нашем сайте вы найдете материалы, которые помогут вам освоить как азы шведского языка, так и материалы для более продвинутых уровней изучения.

В разделе скачек доступны книги, программы и другие интересные материалы для обучения.


Упражнение 22. Вставьте соответствующие притяжательные местоимения и прилагательные в определенной форме.

Образец: Jag har en ny teve. Jag tycker om ...... teve.

Jag tycker om min nya teve.

1. Jag har en vacker soffa. Jag tycker om......soffa. 2. Han har en söt

liten flicka. Tycker han om......flicka? 3. Hon har ett rött äpple. Tycker

hon om......äpple? 4. Peter skriver en lång övning. Tycker Peter om att

skriva......övning? 5. Hon har ett vackert rum. Hon tycker om......rum.

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Book Idea? [22 Jul 2008|09:53am]

lablanquita82
Since there was last some interest in Intuition, dealing with academic life in the sience realm, I thought some of you might want to try Flyover States http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Flyover-States/Grace-Grant/e/9780373895212/?itm=1. It deals with 2 English graduate students. I just happened to pick it up at Barnes and Noble on clearance and thought I'd share. I just started it and it seems promising.
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Sooo... Intuition? [04 May 2008|01:24pm]

abluemuse
What did you all think of the book? I'm interested to hear the opinions of the sciency/grad school people in particular.
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[04 Apr 2008|10:36am]

beforetoday
If you're looking for more books about scientists in literature, here's a ListMania post I ran across. I'm sure there are better ones, but this is the first I found.

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Because when I update, I update like a fiend [02 Apr 2008|01:40pm]

beforetoday
Did you see that Mary Roach has a new book out?

Bonk!

I still have Spook on my to-read list...

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[02 Apr 2008|09:43am]

beforetoday
I mentioned this briefly as a disclaimer on my journal, but I'll say it again here:

I am perplexed as to why the author chose to design this cover so it looks like a chick lit book.



The hardcover edition is much more stereotypically-gender-neutral:



The book seemed to receive really good reviews when it came out. I wonder if the legit book reviewers at the NYT, Boston Globe, etc., would have initially given it as much attention if it was printed with the paperback cover. (because in my experience with newspaper book reviewers, a lot of times they have quite a bit of lenience with what they choose to review... and I'm not sure they would have flocked to a fluffy pink and green book. But perhaps I'm showing prejudice of my own in who the reviewers at these pillars of journalistic excellence are.)

This entire line of thinking was prompted by Toby refusing to read the book up one side and down the other because of its cover. Maybe he'll cave if I finally read Dune.

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Salutations [31 Mar 2008|08:58pm]

beforetoday
Hi there,

Anyone interested in starting up again? I was speaking with Jessie DS this weekend and we wanted to propose reading Intuition by Allegra Goodman.

You can read more about the book here.

We picked it because we figured it would appeal to the fiction lovers as well as those of us with a more scientific bent.

Thoughts? You'd have all of April to read it, and discussion would be open in May.

I've missed you, dear readers!

Cheers,
Shannon

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[07 Apr 2006|12:34am]

bookdrivegirl
The YA Book Drive has received 13 fiction and 8 non-fiction books so far. I know more are on their way and will be added to the website when received. I have been contacted by three young adult writers who are donating their books to the book drive. Ronald Cree is donating a couple of copies of his new book "Desert Blood 10pm/9c" Cecil Castellucci is going to give us a copy of her books "Boy Proof" and "The Queen of Cool" and Tanya Lee Stone is sending us a copy of "A Bad Guy Can Be Good For a Girl." Thanks to Ron, Cecil and Tanya for helping us out.

I seem to have forgotten about the wish list on the site Alibris that I had made. Amazon is so much easier to use and so I've added a lot more to that wish list compared to Alibris. The good thing though is you can buy used copies really cheap off Alibris.

The website as of now has gotten 840 hits. Fourteen books have been bought from the Amazon Wish List and I can't wait to receive those donations of used books that people have promised me. We have a total of 21 books for the libraries, which is great for a start. I know we can do better people. Yes, I've done my part also and bought some books I thought the libraries could use. Please spread the word about the book drive, if you can't donate something find someone who can. Bear hugs to all of you for your help!

Thanks
Jen
http://bookdrivegirl.tripod.com
Amazon Wish List
Alibris Wish List
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[05 Apr 2006|09:03am]

bookdrivegirl
Do you have used young adult books on your shelves you aren’t reading? Please consider making a donation to the YA Book Drive for Rural Libraries. I work at a library in the New York Southern Tier and have started a book drive to provide the libraries in the surrounding communities with books for their young adult collection. When libraries have tight budgets it is the teens that are left out. Please take a moment to check out the book drive’s website and browse our Amazon Wish List where you can purchase books for the YA Book Drive. Questions, comments or suggestion? Just email me at bookdrivegirl@yahoo.com or leave a comment below.

Thank you,
Jen
http://bookdrivegirl.tripod.com/index.html
Amazon Wish List
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[28 Sep 2005|06:23pm]

beforetoday
Since we didn't celebrate at school (what with it being a political agenda and whatnot),

HAPPY BANNED BOOK WEEK!!!!!

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[11 Sep 2005|09:38pm]

beforetoday
Greetings, fellow readers.

As I have neglected to get the ball rolling on picking a book for this month, does anyone have any favorite short stories available online we could enjoy and chat about until next month? Many of the folks I've chatted with who are part of this group are either restarting school, starting at a new job, or finishing other books, so I thought this would be the best option, rather than having it be halfway through the month before we can start chats. I have no qualms about picking a book, however, if that's what you'd prefer.

And as I have proven myself to be a spotty mod,
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Greetings, fellow readers.

As I have neglected to get the ball rolling on picking a book for this month, does anyone have any favorite short stories available online we could enjoy and chat about until next month? Many of the folks I've chatted with who are part of this group are either restarting school, starting at a new job, or finishing other books, so I thought this would be the best option, rather than having it be halfway through the month before we can start chats. I have no qualms about picking a book, however, if that's what you'd prefer.

And as I have proven myself to be a spotty mod, <lj-user=lagizma> has offered to take over discussion-starting. She always has interesting stuff to say, so I'm sure she'll do a wonderful job (if you're still interested).

Thoughts?

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Thoughts on Freakonomics? [31 Aug 2005|01:21pm]

beforetoday
Once again, I have failed as moderator. But now that I have moved from Florida to Michigan and again from Michigan to Seattle, I think I'm set for a while.

I had some initial misgivings about Freakonomics. I wondered if Levitt would be able to solidly prove his points without relying on the WOW factor to distract people from more tracable numbers. In many cases, particularly with the teachers cheating and the drug dealers living with their moms, I thought he did. I appreciated that the last section of the book he kind of turned the WOW factor on its head, proving how the WOW factor of black names leading to less hires isn't as simple as it seems.

How sketchy that every chapter began with a passage praising Levitt. I became grumpy with this.

I thought a good companion to this book would have been Blink (whose author actually appears on the front cover of Freakonomics). I thought Blink's data seemed more plausible. Sometimes I found myself asking with Freakonomics, I'm sorry, don't you think you're stretching it a bit?

Thoughts? More from me to come.

Also, what to read now? Please let me know by this weekend.

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[08 Aug 2005|12:15pm]

beforetoday
Read the first chapter of Freakonomics on the plane yesterday. I'm not cutting this as I still get a blank screen when I click an LJ cut, so my advance apologies.

I was fascinated with the CPS research done on test scores. Does anyone know if similar computer programs that check for cheating teachers exist in any districts now, or was that just a one-time thing?

A reporter here told me something similar happened in Dallas, except that the teachers there weren't very subtle (or bright, it seems). The worst class suddenly shot to the top, and people were fired. The district was very accomodating, which seemed pretty refreshing.

Do any of you have any experience with teachers cheating on standardized tests? (Note: I know we all probably have some pretty volatile opinions on the tests themselves, but can we please not have this errupt into a MEAP/FCAT/etc. bitchfest)

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Mary Roach's new book [08 Aug 2005|08:57am]

lagizma
Here's a bit on the next book from the author of Stiff:

http://www.thebookstandard.com/bookstandard/news/author/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001009392
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[30 Jul 2005|03:39pm]

beforetoday
Freakonomics is 30 percent off at B&N this week, 40 percent if you have a Reader's Advantage card. Just FYI. I just bought it this afternoon, and I'm thrilled.

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For August [28 Jul 2005|12:37pm]

beforetoday
Late-breaking news!

August's book is:

Freakonomics, Levitt & Dubner!

Many apologies for my delay in posting.

Do you feel the new "pick two books" way of voting is better?

I'm excited to head to the bookstore tonight!

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It's that time [22 Jul 2005|05:25pm]

beforetoday
Please vote by SUNDAY AFTERNOON, as I will be at Cape Canaveral the first part of next week!

Please vote for two this month because I'm wondering if this would work better because if people's first choice doesn't win, they might still be able to read a book they're interested in. Just an experiment. Enjoy!

Poll #537745 Selecting August's Book

What would you like to read in August (PICK TWO)

Girl's Guide to Hunting and Fishing, Melissa Bank, $0.15
0(0.0%)
Freakonomics, Levitt & Dubner, M$12.56
0(0.0%)
100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, $2.88
0(0.0%)
The Bitch Posse, $14.35
0(0.0%)
Bonesetter's Daughter, Amy Tan, $0.80
1(7.7%)
Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri, $4.20
0(0.0%)
Everything is Illuminated, Johnathan Safran Foer, $6.99
1(7.7%)


The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Freakonomics
One Hundred Years of Solitude
The Bitch Posse
Bonesetter's Daughter
Interpreter of Maladies
Everything is Illuminated

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[19 Jul 2005|09:41am]

beforetoday
Suggest an August book, go! By the end of today, please, so I can do my pollster magic.

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[18 Jul 2005|01:46pm]

beforetoday
Friends, it's time to pick an August book. What's your pleasure? Are you all reading K&C still and just haven't commented? Do you want another month to finish the book? Do you want to pick a new book and just comment on K&C next month as you make your way through it? Have I lost you, my friends?

Also, I was talking with a reporter at the paper here who just finished reading Stiff. Shortly after, she wrote an article about three people who had pauper's burials and she told the story of their past through police reports and other locals. Amazing. Now she's working on a piece following an organ donor's body parts and telling the stories of the people who receive them. Should be cool.

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July's book [16 Jul 2005|02:06pm]

lablanquita82
Is anyone having trouble getting into The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay? I'm only about 70 pages in, but I'm not crazy about it so far. Am I alone in this?
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