Complete Gaelic Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by Boyd Robertson, Iain Taylor
352-page book (with 40 illustrations) and double CD.
Are you looking for a complete course in Gaelic which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Gaelic 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 Gaelic speakers.
- This new edition has been updated to reflect recently published spelling conventions
- Comprehensive - covers a wide range of topics and language structures
- Self-access - written specifically for students learning alone
- Enjoyable to use - cultural information sections give useful information about the culture of Gaelic speakers
- Lots of practice in every unit helps you remember what you've learn
Table of Contents:
- Introduction Spelling and pronunciation
- 01 How are you?
- 02 Where are you going?
- 03 How old are you?
- 04 I like Indian food
- 05 What do you want?
- 06 What are you doing?
- 07 I can't hear you
- 08 He is from Mull
- 09 Where is the bank?
- 10 We went abroad last year
- 11 I'll have to go
- 12 What do you prefer?
- 13 That's better
- 14 I'm fed up
- 15 We expect to go
- 16 Why don't we go to a disco?
- 17 I can't say for sure
- 18 What did you usually do?
- 19 What did she say?
- 20 They hope to see you
- 21 That would be good
- 22 Would you like it?
- 23 When was the house built?
- Key to the exercises
- Gaelic-English vocabulary
- Appendix Grammatical index
Complete Gaelic Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):
Professor Boyd Robertson is Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland's Gaelic College on the Isle of Skye. Iain Taylor has worked with Scottish television and the Scottish Examinations Board.
Adults wanting to learn Gaelic or brush up their existing knowledge.