Complete Croatian Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by David Norris
288-page book (with 40 illustrations) and double CD.
Are you looking for a complete course in Croatian which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Croatian will guarantee success!
Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.
By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.
Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.
Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Croatia.
- This is the only Croatian course with accompanying listening material on CD
- Enjoyable to use - the storyline running through the book keeps new language in context
- Comprehensive - covers a wide range of topics and language structures
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- The Country
- The Language
- About the Book
- How to Use the Book
- Pronunciation and Reading
- Stress in Croatian
- Abbreviations and Symbols
- In the hotel
- In the café
- In town
- I want to buy...
- In the restaurant
- Come to my place
- How old are you?
- What kind of flat do you have?
- I like swimming
- On an excursion
- Return tickets
- I have the telephone number
- On the beach If it rains
- How do you feel?
- Business contract In Osijek
- Three letters
- Key to the Exercises
- Summary of Language Patterns
- Croatian-English Vocabulary
- English-Croatian Vocabulary
- Glossary of Grammatical Terms
- Grammatical Index
- Taking it Further
Complete Croatian Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):
David Norris has taught Serbian and Croatian Studies since 1980. He is currently Senior Lecturer at the University of Nottingham.