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Colloquial Gujarati

The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

By Jagdish Dave

Routledge – 2012 – 291 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

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    978-0-415-58063-2
    June 21st 2012
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Description

Colloquial Gujarati provides a step-by-step course in Gujarati 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 Gujarati 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 Gujarati will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Gujarati.

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: 978-0-415-58063-2 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-44944-1

eBook: 978-0-203-13266-1 (please note this does not include the audio, available from www.tandfebooks.com)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47088-9 (available from www.tandfebooks.com)

Pack : 978-0-415-58064-9 (paperback and CDs)

Contents

Introduction

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Abbreviations

Gujarati alphabet and script

Map of Gujarat

Gujarati alphabet and script

1 કેમ છો? kem chho?

2 પોસ્ટ ઑફિસે post Ophise

3 સાથે ખરીદી કરવા sāthe kharidi karvā

4 ટેલિફોનમાં વાતચીત tòeliphonmaāÞ vātchit

5 સ્ટેશન તરફ stòeshan taraph

6 હોટેલમાં hotòelmāÞ

7 જૂના મિત્રોની મુલાકાતે junā mitroni mulākāte

8 નિશાળમાં nishālòmāÞ

9 ગુજરાતી ફિલ્મો gujarāti philmo

10 હવાઈ મથકનું ઉદ્દઘાટન havāi mathak nuÞ udghātan

11 થિયેટર તરફ thietòar taraph

12 પ્રેસ પર pres par

13 ગાંધીજીની સંસ્થાઓમાં gāndhijini sansthāomāÞ

14 પત્રલેખન patralekhan

15 ભાષાંતર bhāshāntar

Translation

Key to exercises

English–Gujarati glossary

Thematic English–Gujarati glossary

Gujarati–English glossary

Thematic Gujarati–English glossary

Grammatical index

Related Subjects

  1. Languages of Asia

Name: Colloquial Gujarati: The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jagdish Dave. Colloquial Gujarati provides a step-by-step course in Gujarati 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...
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