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Acer Aspire 6920G 16 inch Laptop, Intel Core 2 Duo&hellip by Acer
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Acer Aspire, 16 Aug 2009
My Opinions- I bought this Laptop about 7-8 months ago and have had absolutly no regrets. Although this fact alone might suggest you should buy a more reccent model. The specifications speak for themselves. Fast, plenty of space it ticks all the boxes (If you don't understand the specifications- they are above average and unless you are downloading loads of content you will be fine). I have had no problems with it so far. The fingerprint reader is actually more useful than it seems.. it allows you to access your E-mail account or Facebook profile with one swipe... no need to type in your E-mail or password. This was very easy to set-up. Only problem is that it has stopped working once I… Read more
Colloquial Chinese: The Complete Course for Beginn&hellip by Kan Qian
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Colloquial, 10 Aug 2009
This book is perfect to start learning Mandarin (Putonghua). The layout of this book is clear and well thought-out. Each chapter starts with a dialogue in mandarin. This dialogue is initially in pinyin, with an English translation.... but as you progress changes to pinyin and chinese characters (although translations of the later dialogues are provided at the back of the book). Pinyin is chinese written in the roman alphabet.

After each dialougue the author goes through any gramatical problems with concise explanations. Everything is explained brilliantly. This allows you to go back to the dialougues with your new understanding... ***Just don't be daunted by what may seem a long… Read more
The Climbing Handbook by Steve Long
The Climbing Handbook by Steve Long
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Climbing Handbook, 6 Oct 2007
This is a definite buy for anyone either starting out or have been climbing for a bit. Topics covered are: History of climbing/climbers, equipment, styles of climbing, knots, belaying techniques, placing runners, climbing techniques, training/exercise tips, diet info, first aid, places to climb and more. Very good general book on climbing. Has information about both indoor and outdoor climbing. However much more relavent to outdoo climbers.

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