This revised and updated manual presents practice exams similar to those given to firefighter candidates in cities and communities across America. The book opens with a description of the firefighter’s role, the important terminology that must be understood, and the physical, medical, and written tests every candidate must be able to pass for qualification. General advice and information for prospective firefighters includes physical fitness standards, and learning to recognize and correct weaknesses in visualization, spatial orientation, and more. A brand-new chapter in this edition covers mechanical reasoning, which today’s firefighter must be able to command. Features that follow include a prelimary diagnostic exam; information on revised exams (CPAT); and, advice on what a successful firefighter candidate should do to prepare before taking the exam. Included are six full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained.
Provides information on preparing for the firefighter examination, including an analysis of the various types of questions, practice exercises, and tips on passing the physical abilities portion of the test.
German A Self-Teaching Guide Learn German at your own pace Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Now you can learn how—quickly andeasily—with a practical guide that gives you the tools youneed to speak and understand German. Completely revised and updated with applications of thenewGerman spelling rules, this user-friendly guide provides youwith the basic vocabulary and grammar you need to start speakingGerman right away. It includes more than 1,000 of the mostfrequently used words in both German-English and English-Germanlists, clear explanations of German grammatical structures,entertaining mini-dialogues from real-life situations thatdemonstrate modern usage, and cultural notes that give freshinsight into contemporary German society. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, German allows you to buildgradually on what you have learned—at your own pace. Questionsand self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allowyou to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packedwith useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume isa valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who wantsto improve his or her understanding of basic German. See inside for CD and audiocassette ordering information.