Colloquial Bulgarian: The Complete Course for Beginners

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Routledge, 2006 - Foreign Language Study - 284 pages
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Colloquial Bulgarian provides a step-by-step course in Bulgarian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Bulgarian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

* progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

* structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

* an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

* realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

* useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

* additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Bulgarian will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Bulgarian.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-31625-5 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-31623-1eBook: 978-0-203-89078-3 (please note this does not include the audio, available from www.tandfebooks.com)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47103-9 (available from www.tandfebooks.com)

Pack : 978-0-415-44602-0 (paperback and CDs)

 

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Contents

2 In the hotel and at home
12
3 In the restaurant
22
4 Telephone conversation
36
5 Books and newspapers
50
6 Shopping
63
7 Going to the market
75
8 Travelling
87
9 Family
100
13 The weather
148
14 The Madara Horseman
161
15 President for a day
174
16 The lost ticket
185
17 How I spent my summer holiday
197
Grammar overview
210
Key to exercises
229
BulgarianEnglish glossary
252

10 Health
111
11 Going to the cinema
122
12 Nameday
135

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About the author (2006)

Kjetil Ra Hauge is Senior Lecturer in Bulgarian at the University of Oslo and author of a Bulgarian Grammar recently published by Slavica in the US.  A Norwegian with impeccable English. 

His co-author, Yovka Tisheva is a native Bulgarian and currently Assoc. Professor of Bulgarian grammar at Sofia University with experience of teaching Bulgarian as a foreign language. 

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