Homework For Grown-Ups, Australian Edition

Author(s): Coates


Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten who wrote Waltzing Matilda? Do you know when you've left a participle hanging? And are you left slack-jawed when your children ask you what 'quid pro quo' means? Bewildered already? Fret no longer. Homework for Grown-ups Australian Edition is a brilliantly informative and entertaining book of old-school knowledge for adults. It swots up on mathematics (covering algebra, Pythagoras' theorem, prime numbers and the Fibonacci sequence), English grammar and literature (do you know how to read a poem?), chemistry and the sciences (including the Big Bang theory), geography (can you name the planets in order?), history (how to remember the Eureka Stockade, plus Federation and the first Prime Minister), art, Latin, modern languages, PE, home economics, and much more. Homework for Grown-ups Australian Edition is packed with essential facts, figures and theories, along with fun but challenging test papers to keep you on your toes and reignite those dormant brain-cells. A practical and wonderfully nostalgic revision guide for adults, Homework for Grown-ups Australian edition will entertain while exercising the mind uaand might even equip parents to handle their child's homework without humiliation.


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E. Foley and B. Coates were star pupils who always got their homework in on time. Based in London, they now check other people's homework and grammar for a living.

General Fields

  • : 9781741668810
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Random House Australia
  • : December 2010
  • : 142mm X 213mm X 34mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Australian ed
  • : Hardback
  • : Coates
  • : 432