Author: Gary Provost Publisher: Crossroad Press ISBN: Category : Reference Languages : en Pages :
Gary Provost practices what he preaches in Make Your Words Work. He helps you learn to write well by, among other things, writing well himself. His warm, witty, entertaining instruction teams with solid examples as well as exercises. Get the good word now. This is the writing course to help you make your work more powerful, more readable, more salable.
Author: Terry Mahony Publisher: Crown House Publishing ISBN: 1845905342 Category : Self-Help Languages : en Pages : 216
The first book to focus on the application of language models for classroom management, Making Your Words Work offers a large repertoire of linguistic approaches to improve communication between teacher and pupil. It provides a robust rationale of the causes of anxiety and dysfunctional behaviour. It covers the latest developments in effective teaching through the modification of language use. Previously published as Words Work!: How to Change Your Language to Improve Behaviour in Your Classroom ISBN 978-189983698-7 - resized and reformatted.
Author: Dr. Gene Orlowsky Publisher: BalboaPress ISBN: 1452586446 Category : Self-Help Languages : en Pages : 308
Are you stuck in the doldrums of life? Do you have the job you want? Do you have the relationships you want? Are you achieving all you deserve in life? Are you happy where you are right now or just living in a comfort zone? Success, health, and happiness can be yours. And it’s easier than you think! Dr. Gene Orlowsky will share with you ten life-changing principles of inner success. He will show you how to change your outer world by mastering your inner environment. By teaching you how to monitor your thoughts, actions, and feelings, you can as an individual change your outer world by simply changing your inner world. Learn how to overcome the two most common roadblocks to success, your limiting beliefs and the failure to take action. Learn simple problem-solving techniques to break through the challenges and barriers to your own personal success. Learn how to motivate yourself to set in motion a chain reaction that will change your attraction value and allow you to attract the naturally right persons, places, situations and things into you beginning immediately.
Author: Gloria Copeland Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers ISBN: 1604633530 Category : Religion Languages : en Pages : 224
Speaking right words—God's Word—consistently, brings the power of God onto the scene of your life to save, heal and deliver. Kenneth and Gloria Copeland heard and received that revelation from God early in their Christian walk, and God is speaking the same thing to you today. If you want to change your life, change your words. What you say day in and day out is what will come to pass in your life. Your words have the power to set the course for your life. Discover how to consistently speak God's Word and make it your way of life. Find out what He desires for you, and put yourself in agreement with Him. Develop the confidence that your words—His Word in your mouth—spoken from a heart full of faith will come to pass. Changing your words will change your world. Start today!
Author: Teri Kwal Gamble Publisher: SAGE Publications ISBN: 1544332793 Category : Language Arts & Disciplines Languages : en Pages : 528
Practical skills for developing successful relationships—both face-to-face and online Written in a conversational style and presented in an innovative handbook format, The Interpersonal Communication Playbook empowers you to take an active role in the development of your communication skills. Best-selling authors Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael Gamble provide you with abundant opportunities to make personal observations, analyze personal experiences, and assess personal growth across interpersonal contexts. Offering an array of communication settings for you to practice your skills, this text makes it easy for you to see how relevant theory can be applied to develop and maintain healthy relationships with family, friends, romantic partners, and coworkers. Key Features Insightful, relatable examples and real-world scenarios engage you and encourage you to critically reflect on your own communication dynamics. “Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter outline key objectives and help you master important concepts and prepare for exams. Opening vignettes introduce the relevance of chapter content through a contemporary example of communication in action, exemplifying chapter themes with engaging and relevant stories. “What Do You Know?” features promotes self-assessment of knowledge and encourages you to address any misconceptions you discover. “Try This” boxes promote active learning and provide you with opportunities to put your skills into practice. “Reflect On This” boxes connect theory with practice—bringing key concepts and ideas to life. “Analyze This” boxes encourage you to apply critical thinking to examples of interpersonal encounters from literature and popular culture. “Connect the Case” features includes chapter-ending cases designed to help you assess interpersonal communication outcomes to help solidify and further develop the skills learned.
Author: N. George Utuk PhD Publisher: iUniverse ISBN: 9781475906981 Category : Self-Help Languages : en Pages : 204
In todays world, innumerable books, articles, and websites give advice on how to cope with lifes situations. But it is how we think about our faith, family, and goals that remains at the heart of our desire to change. If we want ultimate victory, peace, and joy, then the solution is simple: we need to turn our minds to the Lord. A unique self-help guide, Overcoming Lifes Challenges shares scriptural principles that, if implemented properly, give you powerful tools for dealing with difficult times and circumstances. Through personal testimonies and biblical examples, Dr. N. George Utuk illustrates fourteen key concepts to developing right thinking during times of severe trials. Dr. Utuk shares how to change thought patterns by focusing on God and developing a personal relationship with Him. Discover how to maximize your faith, become your own cheerleader, thrive in the midst of despair, and trust in God to keep you anchored to Him. In addition, you can learn how to live in joyful hope. But above all, you can decide that quitting is never an option. Sure to give strength and hope for whatever journey awaits you, Overcoming Lifes Challenges reveals the triumph we can find within the arms of the Lord.
Author: Emily Cayuso Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 0929895975 Category : Education Languages : en Pages : 64
Flip your lid all over again with another comprehensive collection of literacy activities by Emily Cayuso! Flip for Word Work includes fifty phonics, spelling, and vocabulary lessons designed to expand literacy center work and enhance reading comprehension. The free-standing, table-top book design acts as a stand-alone literacy center that's perfect for small-group instruction. From distinguishing the difference between simile and metaphor to recognizing onomatopoeia and homophones, Flip for Word Work will improve students' word knowledge and help them build stronger vocabularies.
Author: Gary Provost Publisher: Crossroad Press ISBN: Category : Languages : en Pages :
This is an account of the murder of Texas college student Mark Kilroy and twelve others in April of 1989, as well as evidence that the victims had been used as human sacrifices by a satanic cult in Matamoros, Mexico.
Author: Peter Rubie Publisher: Crossroad Press ISBN: Category : Reference Languages : en Pages :
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict, tension, and surprise. “Rarely does a writing guide arrive with the authority of HOW TO TELL A STORY.” Publishers Weekly. "HOW TO TELL A STORY is a must for anybody who writes nonfiction or fiction -- television and screenwriters included." - Hugh Wilson, creator of WKRP in Cincinnati, director of The First Wive's Club. "A most useful book that will aid anyone tying to become a writer of fiction. I recommend it highly." - Roderick Thorp, bestselling author of River, Die Hard, and Detective. "Gary Provost was one of the best friends a writer ever had. He knew that all writers face a hard challenge: to take their ideas, aspirations, and vapors of creativity, and make them concrete for the reader. How to do it? Treat writing as a craft, with techniques that can be learned, with tricks that can be taught. In this book, Peter Rubie shows Gary Provost at his best." William Martin, author of Cape Cod and Annapolis. "HOW TO TELL A STORY offers a harvest of time-tested problem-solving techniques that will enrich every writer's art and craft. It's a feast of innovative, clearly stated advice that will nourish a writer's confidence and career. Read it and you will reap its many rewards." - Gerald Gross, author of Editors on Editing: What Writers Need to Know About What Editors Do. "Peter Rubie and Gary Provost have got it right. HOW TO TELL A STORY covers everything a novice writer needs to learn and a professional writer needs to remember. It's earned a permanent place on my desk." - Barbara Shapiro, author of Blind Spot and See No Evil. "In this unique book, the time honored ability of story telling has been dissected, examined carefully and defined in detail for the writer. With a fresh new look at what makes a story exciting and compelling, HOW TO TELL A STORY outlines for the writer all the secrets of dramatic story telling. Every writer should read this book before writing another paragraph." - Keith Wilson, M.D., novelist, and author of Cause of Death: A Writer's Guide to Death, Murder, & Forensic Medicine.