Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook

With Exercises and Basic Grammar

Author: Ronelle Alexander,Ellen Elias-Bursac

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres

ISBN: 0299236544

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 510

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"Three official languages have emerged: Croatian in Croatia, Serbian in Serbia, and both these languages plus Bosnian in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook introduces the student to all three. Dialogues and exercises appear in each language, presented side by side for easy comparison; in addition, Serbian is rendered in both its Latin and its Cyrillic spellings. Teachers may choose a single language to use in the classroom, or they may want to familiarize students with all three"--Book jacket.

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar

With Sociolinguistic Commentary

Author: Ronelle Alexander

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299211936

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 488

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Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar analyzes and clarifies the complex, dynamic language situation in the former Yugoslavia. Addressing squarely the issues connected with the splintering of Serbo-Croatian into component languages, this volume provides teachers and learners with practical solutions and highlights the differences among the languages as well as the communicative core that they all share. The first book to cover all three components of the post-Yugoslav linguistic environment, this reference manual features: · Thorough presentation of the grammar common to Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian, with explication of all the major differences · Examples from a broad range of spoken language and literature · New approaches to accent and clitic ordering, two of the most difficult points in BCS grammar · Order of grammar presentation in chapters 1–16 keyed to corresponding lessons in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook · "Sociolinguistic commentary" explicating the cultural and political context within which Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian function and have been defined · Separate indexes of the grammar and sociolinguistic commentary, and of all words discussed in both

Introduction to the Croatian and Serbian Language

Author: Thomas F. Magner

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271040776

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 351

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Introduction to the Croatian and Serbian Language provides an introduction to the language traditionally called Serbo-Croatian, although it is also referred to as Serbian or Croatian. There are two main variants of the language: Croatian (Western) and Serbian (Eastern). Unique in its equal treatment of the two principal variants, this book presents the two alphabets used (Latin and Cyrillic), the representation of lexical items specific to each variant, and pronunciation and syntactic differences. A dictionary is also included.

Complete Croatian Beginner to Intermediate Course

Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

Author: David Norris,Vladislava Ribnikar

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444134310

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding audio support. - You can purchase the book and audio support as a pack (ISBN: 9781444102321) - The audio support is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444102420) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) 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. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF 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. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Serbian

An Essential Grammar

Author: Lila Hammond

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415286409

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 321

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Serbian: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of Serbian as used by contemporary native speakers of the language. Refreshingly jargon free, it presents an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use today. A reference source for the learner and user of Serbian irrespective of level, it sets out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections. Features of this Grammar include: * use of Cyrillic and Latin script examples throughout * a cultural section on the language and its dialects * clear and detailed explanations of simple and complex grammatical concepts * detailed contents list and index for easy reference. Well-presented and easy to use, Serbian: An Essential Grammar is ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education.

Colloquial Croatian

Author: Celia Hawkesworth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317306708

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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Colloquial Croatian provides a step-by-step course in Croatian 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 Croatian 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 Croatian will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Croatian. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

Basic Arabic

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Waheed Samy,Leila Samy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317908279

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 358

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Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 51 units, covering the key grammar points which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. Examples and exercises are provided throughout, allowing students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Key features include: Clear, accessible format Many useful language examples Jargon-free explanations of grammar Abundant exercises with full answer key Subject index Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Arabic is an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language. It is suitable for both class use and independent study.

Basic Korean

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Andrew Sangpil Byon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135974632

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Korean: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This workbook presents twenty-five individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Korean. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Basic Korean is suitable for both class use as well as independent study. Key features include: abundant exercises with full answer key all Korean entries presented in Hangul with English translations glossary of grammatical terms. Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Korean provides readers with the essential tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations, making it an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language. Andrew Sangpil Byon is Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Albany, where he teaches courses in Korean language and civilization.

Basic Swedish

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Ian Hinchliffe,Philip Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351169661

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 184

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Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible basic reference grammar and related exercises in one volume, and covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their first year of learning Swedish. Each of the 25 units discusses one or more grammar topics, with examples that are subsequently practised in the exercises that follow. The book introduces the contemporary language against a backdrop of Swedish culture, society, geography, customs and history. Each unit ends with a cultural text that outlines an aspect of Swedish culture and exemplifies and consolidates the grammar topic examined in the unit. Features include: clear grammatical explanations with examples in Swedish and English vocabulary based on a major corpus of written Swedish in order to guarantee authenticity and relevance cross-references to other units over 100 exercises with a key to all the correct answers full vocabulary list at the end of the book. The book is suitable both for independent study and for class use. It can be used by absolute beginners and those who have advanced a little further.

Book2 English - French for Beginners

A Book in 2 Languages.

Author: Johannes Schumann

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781440433054

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 106

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book2is available in many languagesis ideal for beginnershas 100 short and easy chapterscorresponds to the European levels A1 and A2requires no prior knowledge of grammarcovers the basic vocabularyuses simple structures to help you learn a languagehelps you to speak complete sentences immediatelyapplies the latest memory researchAll downloads can be accessed at www.book2.de.The audio files are available free of charge at www.book2.de.Tip for learners: Do only one new chapter per day!Regularly repeat chapters you have already learned.

Basic Italian

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Stella Peyronel,Ian Higgins

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415347174

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 194

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Introducing Italian culture and people through the medium of the language used today, Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook provides readers with the basic tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations. Presenting twenty-three individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Italian is an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in one, easy to follow volume. Each unit consists of jargon-free explanations and comparisons with English, which focus upon the more common difficulties experienced by learners of Italian. Features include: * contemporary examples in both Italian and English * grammar tables for easy reference * full exercise answer key * glossary of grammatical terms. Basic Italian is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners, as well as for students with some knowledge of the language.

Intensive Basic Latin

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Jean-François Mondon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317579402

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

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Intensive Basic Latin: A Grammar and Workbook comprises a dynamic reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book presents forty individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Latin. Grammar points are followed by contextualised examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. There is a particular emphasis throughout on familiarising students with real, unadulterated Latin and the task of teasing information from the Latin via translations. To this end, there are matching exercises with unedited Latin excerpts and rough English translations in the chapters, encouraging students to take a hands-on approach in their learning. In addition to this, a short reading relating to the adventures of Hercules is presented at the end of almost every chapter; these readings, which become progressively more complex, give the course a strong sense of narrative cohesion and interest and provide students with opportunities to develop their comprehension and translation skills. Key features include: Clear, accessible format and jargon-free explanations of grammar Many useful language examples Abundant and varied exercises with full answer key Controlled usage of vocabulary throughout, allowing students to concentrate on building up their grammatical knowledge Review chapters at intervals throughout the text, providing exercises specially designed to consolidate knowledge of language points covered Useful English-Latin and Latin-English glossaries at the back of the book Written by an experienced instructor, Intensive Basic Latin: A Grammar and Workbook is an ideal resource for beginning students of Latin. It can be used as a textbook, grammar reference and practice resource and is suitable both for class use and independent study.

Basic German

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Heiner Schenke,Anna Miell,Karen Seago

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317658183

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 214

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Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book introduces German people and culture through the medium of the language used today, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first years of learning German. Each of the 29 units presents one or more related grammar topics, illustrated by examples which serve as models for the exercises that follow. These wide-ranging and varied exercises enable the student to master each grammar point thoroughly. Features include: • Clear grammatical explanations with examples in both English and German • Authentic language samples from a range of media • Checklists at the end of each unit to reinforce key points • Cross-referencing to other grammar chapters • Full exercise answer key • ‘Did you know?’ sections with extra learning tips on specific grammar points and insights into current usage of German • Glossary of grammatical terms The new edition has been thoroughly revised, including more varied exercises for practice, and grammar points have been reformulated to use a more learner-centred approach. Suitable for independent study and for class use, Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners, as well as for students with some knowledge of the language.

Bosnian Language

101 Bosnian Verbs

Author: Nejla Predojevic

Publisher: Preceptor Language Guides

ISBN: 9781619494374

Category:

Page: 222

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This is a guidebook written for beginning to advanced Bosnian language learners. It will help you learn some of the most commonly used verbs in the Bosnian language. It is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering Bosnian verbs. The verbs are arranged in tabular format in alphabetical order, which will make navigating through the program easier. Each verb is fully conjugated and presented in all forms. The book features sample sentences to demonstrate verb usage in context, as well as a grammar review. This indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in Bosnian with confidence.

Basic Cantonese

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Virginia Yip,Stephen Matthews,

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134650612

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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This Grammar and Workbook is ideal for learners of Cantonese wishing to take their knowledge of the language beyond the elementary level. Its twenty-eight units highlight the key building blocks of sentence structure and comprise a structured introduction to essential grammar points. Each unit also features exercises, focusing on the communicative language, devised to perfect the students knowledge of these grammar points. Its clear presentation and lack of jargon mean that it can be used in conjunction with a language course or for independent study. It will also prove invaluable for revision and reference. Featuring an introduction to the language, full key to exercises and a glossary of grammatical terms, the Grammar and Workbook provides a firm foundation on which to build proficiency and confidence in speaking, reading and writing Cantonese.

Bosnian-English, English-Bosnian Dictionary

Author: Nikolina S. Uzicanin

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781802765

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 331

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Useful features include commonsense pronunciation guides for both Bosnian and English speakers along with appendices of common English abbreviations.

Macedonian

A Course for Beginning and Intermediate Students

Author: Christina E. Kramer,Liljana Mitkovska

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres

ISBN: 0299247635

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 542

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Macedonian, the official language of the Republic of Macedonia, is spoken by two and a half million people in the Balkans, North America, Australia, and other émigré communities around the world. Christina E. Kramer’s award-winning textbook provides a basic introduction to the language. Students will learn to speak, read, write, and understand Macedonian while discussing family, work, recreation, music, food, health, housing, travel, and other topics. Intended to cover one year of intensive study, this third edition updates the vocabulary, adds material to help students appreciate the underlying structure of the language, and offers a wide variety of new, proficiency-based readings and exercises to boost knowledge of Macedonian history, culture, literature, folklore, and traditions. Winner, Best Contribution to Language Pedagogy, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages

Intermediate German

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Anna Miell,Heiner Schenke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134454279

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Intermediate German is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and now wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and German grammar authentic language examples from a range of contemporary media checklists at the end of each unit for consolidation full cross-referencing throughout extra tips on language learning and learning specific grammar points. Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate German, together with its sister volume, Basic German, forms a structured course of the essentials of German grammar.

Basic Russian

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: John Murray,Sarah Smyth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136764720

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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Designed for students with a basic knowledge of Russian, this book provides an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. Across more than forty grammar topics it introduces the student to Russian people and culture through the medium of the language used today, covering the core material which the student would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Russian. Complete with a full key to exercises and glossary, Basic Russian is a user-friendly reference grammar suitable for both independent study and class use.