The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition
Routledge – 2012 – 352 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
Colloquial Albanian provides a step-by-step course in Albanian 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 Albanian 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 Albanian will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Albanian.
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: 978-0-415-59795-1 (please note this does not include the audio)
CDs : 978-0-415-59797-5
eBook: 978-0-203-83996-6 (please note this does not include the audio, available from www.tandfebooks.com)
MP3s: 978-0-415-47111-4 (available from www.tandfebooks.com)
Pack : 978-0-415-59796-8 (paperback and CDs)
UNIT 1: Si jeni? 'How are you?' UNIT 2: Unë jam anglez, po ju? 'I am English, and you? UNIT 3: Në kafe 'At the coffee shop' UNIT 4: Suvenire nga Shqipëria 'Souvenirs from Albania' UNIT 5: Apartamenti im 'My apartment' UNIT 6: Në dyqan 'At the store' UNIT 7: Në restorant 'At the restaurant' UNIT 8: Pushimet 'Vacation' UNIT 9: Në rrugë 'On the street' UNIT 10: Në postë 'At the post office' UNIT 11: Në Tiranë 'In Tirana' UNIT 12: Si kalove fundjavën? 'How did you spend your weekend' UNIT 13: Te mjeku 'At the doctor's office' UNIT 14: Intervistë për punë 'A job interview' UNIT 15: Ismail Kadare