Other books byPaul Henderson
English for the Hotel and Tourist Industry
There are 12 free-standing units which cover a range of important topics, such as: Types of accommodation; Dealing with complaints; The business traveller. Each unit contains a balanced variety of listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. A Language study section in each unit concentrates on the language structures that occur frequently in the context of hotel work. The reading and listening materials are authentic wherever possible and have been put together with theco-operation of a number of hotel chains, independent hotels, and tour operators. The text types vary from formal letters to computerized bills and rooming lists. Key vocabulary is introduced in context through the reading and listening passages, and is developed in Word study sections. TheVocabulary section at the end of each unit consists of a monolingual glossary of important words and expressions.
Skills in Neighbourhood Work
Skills in Neighbourhood Workis a practice textbook. It explains the skills, knowledge and techniques needed by community workers and other practitioners to work effectively in and with communities. While the principles and methods it describes have stood the test of time, the political, economic and social changes which have taken place since the book was first published have made a new edition essential. Completely rewritten and updated, the third edition retains all the practical information needed by the student or practitioner but sets it in the contemporary context. It includes a European perspective and views from America and Australia.
How Hockey Explains Canada
The Sport That Defines a Country
The role of hockey in Canada serves as a national identity, a unifying force in a country of 33 million people. So crazed are Canadians for their national sport that they ranked outrageous hockey commentator and high school drop-out Don Cherry ahead of Alexander Graham Bell on a list of the greatest Canadians in history. Penned by hockey star Paul Henderson-famed scorer of Canada's "Greatest Goal" in the 1972 Summit Series-and featuring a foreword by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, How Hockey Explains Canada explores just how deeply engrained this national pastime is in the Canadian psyche. The intelligent discourse on Canada's national sport goes far beyond the sport's most-loved icons, great plays, and notorious brawls by looking into the history and culture of the game to explain why hockey has had such an enigmatic hold on Canadians. Featuring interviews with more than 35 current and former NHL players, coaches, executives, and commentators, this expansive biography of the sport explores hockey's inextricable connection to everything from the Confederation to the Cold War to international perception of Canada and the country's own cultural divide.
Cycling in the French Alps
This title presents a personal selection of the mostpicturesque cycling routes through the mountains of South-east France. Nine tours - seven circuits plus the 'GrandTravers' from Geneva to Nice. The 'classic' high passesof the French Alps (Galibier, Iseran, Izoard, etc) andmany lesser known areas of the pre-Alps and SouthernJura. The second edition includes the classic MontVentoux climb. Although all of the tours are in mountainareas, the scenery - from the rolling hills of the Bugeyto the dramatic limestone gorges of the Chartreuse or thesnowy peaks of the Ecrins - is extremely varied. Withoutneglecting the 'must-see' places, the tours have beendesigned to take you through the secret corners andforgotten backwaters of the regions described; evenamongst the most awe-inspiring mountains, it is often themore discreet facets of the countryside that reveal anarea's true charm.