Colloquial Breton

By Herve Ar Bihan, Ian Press, Herve Ar Bihan, Ian Press

© 2003 – Routledge

296 pages

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Paperback: 9780415224512
pub: 2003-09-17
US Dollars$48.95
Pack: 9780415447645
pub: 2007-12-19
US Dollars$93.95
Audio CD: 9780415302555
pub: 2003-10-15
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About the Book

Colloquial Breton is easy to use and completely up-to-date.

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

What makes Colloquial Breton your best choice in personal language learning?

* Emphasis on conversational language with clear pronunciation guidance

* Grammar section for easy reference

* Comprehensive Breton-English glossary, English-Breton glossaries

* Stimulating exercises with lively illustrations.

By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Breton in a broad range of everyday situations.

Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquials Pack.


'This is definitely a well written and structured approach to learning colloquial Breton and I am sure that it meets a growing interest in learning minority languages in a rigorous and academic way.' - Francophonie, No. 32, Autumn 2005

Table of Contents

1 En em gavout gant tud - Meeting people 2 Lec'hioù ha tud - Places and people 3 E kêr -In town 4 Oc'h ober prenadennoù hag oc'h azezañ en ostaleri - Shopping and sitting in the café 5 E kêr e vezomp alies, o labourat hag o c'hoari - We're often in town, working and playing 6 En ostaleri hag er stal-levrioù - In the café and the bookshop 7 Ar marc'had hag an aod - The market and the seaside 8 Selaou a reomp an dud o komz - We listen to people speaking 9 Ne gollimp ket hon hent! - We shan't lose our way! 10 Bremañ e kendalc'homp gant hon tamm tro war ar maez - Now we continue our little visit to the countryside x 11 Pell diouzh tousmac'h kêr

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These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.

Unit 1, Dialogue 1

Unit 1, Dialogue 2