Today, Arabic is spoken in more than 20 countries, and more than one billion people study Arabic for religious reasons. This practical guide offers help on basic Arabic words and phrases and eases communication with Arabic speakers. Written as a companion to Arabic For Dummies, this book provides readers with the tools to converse with others in Modern Standard Arabic on a basic level. It uses real-world ... Read More
Archaeology continually makes headlines--from recent discoveries like the frozen Copper-Age man in the Italian Alps to the newest dating of the first people in America at over 14,0000 years ago. Archaeology For Dummies offers a fascinating look at this intriguing field, taking readers on-site and revealing little-known details about some of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries ... Read More
Looking to pass your AS and A level maths? Look no further. AS & A Level Maths For Dummies offers detailed, simple steps for all of the main types of problems you'll face in your exams, offering explanations of how the topics link together, advice on how to remember the key facts and methods, and ways to structure revision. Even if your head is spinning and you don't know where to begin, this fun and ... Read More
Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color photographs, Astronomy For Dummies provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky. Plus, this new edition also gives you the latest theories, explanations ... Read More
The Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) is the most important part of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), and you need to start preparing for it early. Your AFQT score determines which branch of the military you can join, and the better your score, the more attractive you become to recruiters. Your AFQT score is determined by your scores on the Verbal Expression, Mathematics Knowledge ... Read More
If you're hoping to enter the military, the ASVAB may be the most important test you'll ever take. Your scores from the AFQT portion of the test determine your placement, and the minimum standards are rising along with increases in enlistment. You need great scores to be an attractive candidate. The AFQT is scored on a percentile basis, so you're competing for rank against a million ... Read More
Sharpen your ASVAB test-taking skills with tips and tests in the book, on the CD, and now online
Want to ace the ASVAB? The bestselling ASVAB For Dummies, Premier PLUS now offers free access to tests online. In the book you’ll find in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question, proficiency exercises, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test taking skills. Inside the book you’ll find ... Read More
Sharpen your test-taking skills, score higher on the ASVAB, and qualify for the military job you want
Want to ace the ASVAB? Your one-year subscription to ASVAB For Dummies Online offers seven test-taking opportunities to help you hone your skills and build your confidence. Once you subscribe you’ll have access wherever and whenever to one AFQT practice test, to assess enlistment eligibility, and six full-length ASVAB practice tests covering all nine ... Read More
Everything you need to pass the ASVAB exam or improve your score – in an App!
Currently, the only App of its kind in the store! Do not take the ASVAB test without practicing.
The ASVAB (short for Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is unlike any test you’ve ever taken. Sure, the text covers standard academic areas, such as math and English, but it also measures your knowledge of other areas, such as mechanics, electronics, science, and assembling ... Read More
Find the right school, the right program, the right coach, and the most money
You're prepared for challenges on the athletic field. But are you prepared for the challenges of winning an athletic scholarship? Let this friendly guide be your coach. It explains what kind of scholarships are out there, how to promote yourself and deal with recruiters, and how to survive possible snags after you've won ... Read More
Exciting and informative history of the land down under
Australian History For Dummies is your tour guide through the important events of Australia's past, introducing you to the people and events that have shaped modern Australia. Be there as British colonists explore Australia's harsh terrain with varying degrees of success. In this informative guide you'll ... Read More
Understand the Australian political system and make your vote count
Get to grips with the good, the bad and the ugly of Australian politics! Whether you're a seasoned political punter or a voting novice, this is your essential guide to understanding politics in Australia. Master the ins and outs of elections, parties and policies, and learn to discuss the big issues in no time. You have to vote — now learn ... Read More
Get to know Australia's fiercest, most dangerous and most amazing wildlife.
Australia's Dangerous Creatures For Dummies provides a fascinating portrait of unique and deadly animals down-under -- including crocodiles, snakes, sharks, spiders and jellyfi sh. With a detailed description of each creature, its habitat and its typical behaviour, the authors also give you tips on observing them safely -- and what to do if you can't! ... Read More
The simple and easy way to get your mind around Australia's military history
More people are visiting Gallipoli and walking the Kokoda Trail each year — now find out why. This complete guide helps you trace the story of Australia's involvement in war, from the colonial conflicts with the Indigenous population, through the World Wars to peacekeeping initiatives in East Timor and the controversial conflict ... Read More
English is a hard language to get right. It's all too easy to make simple mistakes, whether writing or speaking—which can land you in embarrassing social situations or even cost you a job. Luckily, Basic English Grammar For Dummies UK Edition is here to help you get to grips with English. Without the complexity of formal grammar and through plenty of examples and brief exercises, it gets you up and running on ... Read More
Is it good or well? There, their, or they're? Some people don't have to think twice about using proper English, but for the rest of us it can get tricky and confusing. Whether you're writing or speaking, it's all too easy to fall prey to simple mistakes that will represent you in a less-than-desirable light—which can potentially cost you a job or put you in an embarrassing social situation. Avoiding complicated ... Read More
Want to speak French? Dummies can help!
Whether you want to take up French from scratch or brush up on your existing skills for work or travel, this practical app is for you! Fun flashcards highlight common words and phrases written in English and their translation in French with audio playback. A French-English and English-French mini-dictionary gives you flexible and easy word lookup. Special interactive features let you mark your favorite phrases ... Read More
Whether you want to take up German from scratch or brush up on your existing skills for work or travel, this practical app is for you! Fun flashcards highlight common words and phrases written in English and their translation in German with audio playback. A German-English and English-German mini-dictionary gives you flexible and easy word lookup. Quickly learn hundreds of common phrases you can use in almost any situation from greetings and directions ... Read More
Want to speak Italian? Dummies can help!
Whether you want to take up Italian from scratch or brush up on your existing skills for work or travel, this practical app is for you! Fun flashcards highlight common words and phrases written in English and their translation in Italian with audio playback. An Italian-English and English-Italian mini-dictionary gives you flexible and easy word lookup. Special interactive features let you mark your favorite ... Read More
Want to speak Japanese? Dummies can help!
Whether you’re a student, a traveler, or just want to pick up basic Japanese, the Basic Japanese For Dummies app is for you! Get started learning the essentials with fun flashcards that highlight common words and phrases in English and include their Japanese translation with audio playback. Find pronunciation hints, discover the proper way to address other people, turn to the mini-dictionary for quick and easy ... Read More
Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies is your ticket to finally getting a handle on math! Designed to help you strengthen your weak spots and pinpoint problem areas, this book provides hundreds of practice problems to help you get over the hump. Each section includes a brief review of key concepts and full explanations for every practice problem, so you'll always know ... Read More
1001 Basic Math & Pre- Algebra Practice Problems For Dummies
Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of basic math and pre-algebra by solving problems
1001 Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Practice Problems For Dummies, with free access to online practice problems, takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics ... Read More
Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and pre-algebra operations
Whether you're a student preparing to take algebra or a parent who ... Read More
Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will have you unraveling the mystery of FOIL in no time. Whether you need to brush up on the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division or you’re ready to tackle algebraic expressions and equations, this handy workbook will demystify math so you can get back to having fun in math class. ... Read More