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  1. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (124)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Latin lives! The language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, St. Jerome, and countless other great authors is alive and well in the modern world. Learning to read Latin is immensely rewarding, and it is a discipline that trains, enhances, and strengthens critical thinking. Embark on this unrivaled adventure with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, 36 lectures by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College...
  2. Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language

    Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Ancient Greek is a language like no other. It records an astonishing array of great works in different genres, stretching across a thousand years of history. With Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language, you’ll understand why no translation can capture the expressive power of this incomparable tongue. With no prior experience required, Greek 101 gives you direct access to a remarkable heritage. These user-friendly...
  3. Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language Sale

    Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Bill Worden
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (320)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £39.99 £79.99 £39.99£79.99
    Experience the fun, intellectual challenge, and practical benefits of learning Spanish, one of the world’s most useful and beautiful languages. In this brilliantly designed course, you’ll get “under the hood” of the language, using an approach your teacher has refined for over 20 years to empower adult learners. Even if you think you lack aptitude for languages, these lectures will have you conversing in...
  4. Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    Bob Brier
    4.9 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Noted Egyptologist Bob Brier’s Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs is the key to unlocking this ancient language. In 24 lectures, you’ll cover the basics of reading and writing hieroglyphs, including vocabulary words, number systems, and sentence structure. You’ll also translate hieroglyphs found on ancient sites and artifacts, such as the temples at Abu Simbel and the tomb of Tutankhamen.
  5. Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    James Hynes
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (256)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Writing great fiction isn’t a gift reserved for a talented few—the craft of storytelling can be learned. Even if you don’t dream of penning the next Moby-Dick, you’ll enjoy exploring the elements of fiction. From evoking a scene to charting a plot, get a master class in storytelling. Author James Hynes is an able guide, showing you what works for him, pointing out pitfalls to avoid, and inspiring you on your...
  6. Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Michael Carasik
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Get an authoritative primer on a fascinating ancient tongue with Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language. Covering everything from the Hebrew alphabet and punctuation marks to essential vocabulary words to advanced grammatical rules, Professor Michael Carasik’s 36 lectures equip you to read one of the world’s greatest books in its original language on your own.
  7. Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture

    Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture

    James Pfrehm
    4.9 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Taught by Professor James Pfrehm of Ithaca College, this course teaches all the skills needed to understand and speak basic German. Focusing on major attractions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, these lessons are perfect preparation for anyone who wants to experience German-speaking culture first-hand: from conversing with locals to reading signs and menus to navigating the railways and Autobahn.
  8. Language Families of the World

    Language Families of the World

    John McWhorter
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    In Language Families of the World, Professor John McWhorter takes you back through time and around the world, following the linguistic trails left by generations of humans that lead back to the beginnings of language. Utilizing historical theories and cutting-edge research, these 34 astonishing lectures will introduce you to the major language families of the world and their many offspring, including a variety of...
  9. Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures

    Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures

    Ann Williams
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (192)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    In Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures, you will gain a practical, in-depth introduction to a beautiful language. In these 30 step-by-step lectures, Professor Ann Williams has crafted an effective and engaging course that gives you the core building blocks while also giving you crucial insight into the relationship between language and culture—perfect for anyone serious about learning...
  10. Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Bill Worden
    4.9 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    This exciting second course in Spanish grounds you in the building blocks of fluency, giving you the thrill of communication in this global language. In each lesson, you’ll learn core grammar, the “skeleton” of the language; essential and useful vocabulary; and the cultures surrounding the Spanish language. Learning Spanish II takes you from the beginning stages of Spanish to a more advanced level of...
  11. How to Write Best-Selling Fiction

    How to Write Best-Selling Fiction

    James Scott Bell
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Embark on an insightful, intimate, and extraordinarily revealing look at the elements of best-selling fiction. Get a comprehensive, eye-opening, and illuminating survey of the entire writing process, as well as a full breakdown of how dozens of best-selling authors have implemented these best practices in their own writing. As an aspiring author, you will gain a wealth of tools that that will not only improve your...
  12. Building a Better Vocabulary

    Building a Better Vocabulary

    Kevin Flanigan
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (141)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    For anyone who has ever grasped for the perfect word, this course provides a research-based and enjoyable method for improving your vocabulary. Your professor understands the cognitive science behind language acquisition and is able to present each new word in a way that makes it immediately memorable. But more importantly, he teaches you these tips and strategies so you can apply them whenever you learn a new word.
  13. Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Tilar J. Mazzeo
    3.9 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (167)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The 24 lectures of Writing Creative Nonfiction by award-winning writing instructor and Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo of Colby College, a New York Times best-selling author, are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction, from brainstorming for the perfect idea to getting your final product noticed by literary agents and publishers. Filled with helpful tips and techniques, memorable...
  14. The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (131)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    As Ireland shook off the shackles of British rule, it produced one of the greatest flourishings of literature in modern times—a spirited discourse that found the significance of the present intimately entwined with the legendary past. Discover the dazzling arts and bloody struggles of the Irish Renaissance and fight for independence, guided by great works from Yeats, Joyce, Lady Gregory, and others.
  15. Becoming a Great Essayist

    Becoming a Great Essayist

    Jennifer Cognard-Black
    3.9 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Discover the keys to unlock your potential in essay writing. If you have a clever anecdote, an interesting memory, or a strong opinion, then you have an essay in you. These illuminating lectures explore many genres of essays, challenge you with stimulating writing prompts, and provide insights into how to write compelling essays. In mastering this versatile form, you gain skills to apply to any other form of writing.
  16. Myth in Human History

    Myth in Human History

    Grant L. Voth
    4.2 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Discover the truths hidden within the world's most enduring myths in the entertaining and illuminating Myth in Human History. Delivered by engaging storyteller and award-winning Professor Grant L. Voth, these 36 lectures are a comprehensive survey of great myths and the diverse cultures behind them. Taking you from the islands of ancient Greece and Japan to the plains of North America and Africa to the shores of New...
  17. Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language

    Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language

    John McWhorter
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Journey through the fascinating terrain of linguistics: the scientific study of human language. In this exciting 36-lecture course taught by acclaimed linguist and Professor John McWhorter, investigate the elements and purposes of language, from its fundamental building blocks to its uses as a nuanced social tool. Among the many aspects and issues of language you explore are the basic sounds from which human...
  18. Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

    Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

    Brooks Landon
    3.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (313)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Investigate the myriad ways we think about, talk about, and write sentences. In Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft, Professor Brooks Landon from the University of Iowa—one of the nation's top writing schools—shows you the pleasure in reading and writing great sentences. Explore the stylistic rewards (and risks) of various sentence forms, learn how to build and appreciate effective and elegant...
  19. Iliad of Homer

    Iliad of Homer

    Elizabeth Vandiver
    4.8 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (136)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£29.99
    From the wrath of Achilles to the machinations of Agamemnon that led to the fall of Troy, the Iliad is one of the most compelling meditations on the human condition ever written. Take an in-depth look at Homer's epic Greek poem in The Iliad of Homer and realize why this literary masterpiece is held in such high regard. Alongside award-winning Professor Elizabeth Vandiver, examine the most important episodes in the...
  20. Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Discover new perspectives on the moral and spiritual precepts on which much of human civilization is built with Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. Award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse takes you deep inside the life stories and legacies of these four iconic figures. He reveals their core teachings and sheds new light on the history that underlies their phenomenal, enduring impact on how we see and think about...