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2nd Edition

Colloquial Slovene
The Complete Course for Beginners

ISBN 9781138950153
Published July 1, 2015 by Routledge
328 Pages

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Book Description

COLLOQUIAL SLOVENE is easy to use and completely up to date!

Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Slovene. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes COLLOQUIAL SLOVENE your best choice in personal language learning?

Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice

Clear – concise grammar notes

Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide

Complete – including answer key and reference section

Whether you're a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism, you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday - if you'd like to get up and running with Slovene this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide range of everyday situations


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: 978-0-415-55982-9 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-55984-3

eBook: 978-0-203-84999-6 (please note this does not include the audio, available to purchase from

MP3s: 978-0-415-58193-6 (available to purchase from

Pack : 978-0-415-55983-6(paperback and CDs)

Table of Contents

Introduction  Pronunciation guide  1. Welcome to Slovenia  2. Family and language  3.  What do you do?  4. City and errands  5. May I help you?  6. Schedules  7. Bon appétit!  8. More about relatives  9. By car or by train?  10. Houses and apartments  11. Weekend plans  12. Around Ljubljana  13. Culture and entertainment  14. Clothes make the man  15. Body and health  16. To Upper Carniola or towards the coast?  Grammar summary  Key to exercises  Slovene-English glossary  English-Slovene glossary  Index


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Marta Pirnat-Greenberg teaches Slovene at the University of Kansas.