Routledge – 2008 – 1 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
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.
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)
'Based on a close reading of the materials submitted to me for review, I highly recommend acceptance of the proposal for a new edition of Colloquial Bulgarian…The table of contents presents a picture of a work with a truly excellent overall structure' John Leafgren , University of Arizona.
'It is well organised, interesting, and adequate to the concept of learning to speak a language…more attractive and complete that some existing competitive materials', Mariela Dakova, Boston College, MA
'…an ambitious introductory Bulgarian course..The format of the sample lesson is attractive…the grammar exercises are generally well done', Robert Greenberg, University of North Carolina.
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.
Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:
If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?