Homework for Grown-ups

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407020266
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
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Homework for Grown-ups

Everything You Learnt at School... and Promptly Forgot

Elizabeth Foley

Beth Coates

homework for grownups

Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Any idea why the sky is blue? This bestselling bible of old-school knowledge for grown-ups has all the answers.

'An obvious candidate to take to a desert island, along with Shakespeare and the Bible' Daily Telegraph

With fun lessons in mathematics and algebra, English language and literature, chemistry and the sciences, geography, history, Latin, modern languages and more, Homework for Grown-ups is packed with essential information, facts, figures and theories, along with entertaining test questions to keep you on your toes and reignite those long-dormant brain-cells.

About the authors

Elizabeth Foley is an author and editor living in London. With Beth Coates she is the author of Homework for Grown-ups, Advanced Homework for Grown-ups and the Homework for Grown-ups Quiz Book . Shakespeare for Grown-ups wa s published in 2014.

Beth Coates is an author and editor living in London. With Elizabeth Foley she is the bestselling author of Homework for Grown-ups , Advanced Homework for Grown-ups and The Homework for Grown-ups Quiz Book . Shakespeare for Grown-ups was published in 2014.

Praise for Homework for Grown-ups

A decent reference book Alastair Mabbott, Herald
After just a few pages of this you will be reminded of forgotten facts. You may even end up teaching your child a thing or two Sun
An obvious candidate to take to a desert island, along with Shakespeare and the Bible Daily Telegraph
Feel like you’ve forgotten everything you learned at school? Then this subject-by-subject guide, with tests, is for you Observer
Irresistable The Lady
Relentlessly jolly-hockey-sticks on 10 subjects from maths to PE Independent
They write in a clear, brisk, no-nonsense style, and strike a perfect balance between seriousness and fun. It’s a glorious opportunity to dust the cobwebs from your brain Mail on Sunday

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  5. Homework for Grown-ups: Everything You Learned at School and Promptly

    Homework for Grown-ups is the way to get back your self-respect and also show the kids a thing or two. Chapter 1: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE "English n. the language of England, now used in many varieties throughout the world" Oxford Concise English Dictionary "For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within"

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    A brilliantly informative and nostalgic revision guide for grown-ups, Homework for Grown-ups will entertain while exercising the mind and equip you to handle your child's homework without humiliation. About the Author. E. Foley and B. Coates were star pupils who always got their homework in on time. Based in London, they now check other people ...

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  11. Homework for Grown-ups

    Beth Coates. Beth Coates is an author and editor living in London. With Elizabeth Foley she is the bestselling author of Homework for Grown-ups, Advanced Homework for Grown-ups and The Homework for Grown-ups Quiz Book. Shakespeare for Grown-ups was published in 2014. 'An obvious candidate to take to a desert island, along with Shakespeare and ...

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    Packed with all the basic facts that have managed to free-fall from our heads over the years, Homework for Grown-ups is the ultimate grammar school refresher course in book form. In fact, there's even a quiz at the end of each chapter to ensure you've been paying attention!

  14. Homework for Grown-ups by Elizabeth Foley, Beth Coates

    With fun lessons in mathematics and algebra, English language and literature, chemistry and the sciences, geography, history, Latin, modern languages and more, Homework for Grown-ups is packed with essential information, facts, figures and theories, along with entertaining test questions to keep you on your toes and reignite those long-dormant ...

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  16. Homework for Grown-ups by E. Foley

    Packed with all the basic facts that have managed to free-fall from our heads over the years, Homework for Grown-ups is the ultimate grammar school refresher course in book form. In fact, there's even a quiz at the end of each chapter to ensure you've been paying attention!

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