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Title:
Czech dictionary & phrasebook : Czech-English, English-Czech
Author:
Burilkovová, Michaela.
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Publication Information:
New York : Hippocrene Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
vii, 223 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780781809429
Format :
Book

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Central Library PG4640 .B87 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Located in the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic boasts distinctive language spoken by over 10 million natives. The country of Milos Forman, Antonin Dvorak, and Milan Kundera is a popular tourist destination, due to its many historic villages and castles, as well as ski resorts and mineral-springs spas. This conveniently sized volume contains essential words and phrases for the traveller and student in both Czech and English. Its basic grammar, pronunciation guide, and two-way dictionary make it the ideal tool for English speakers who wish to learn this language at home or abroad.


Author Notes

Michaela Burilkovova was born in Prague, Czech Republic. She attended university in Prague and in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she earned a master's degree in linguistics and comparative grammar of Slavic languages. She has worked as a freelance translator and teacher in Bulgaria, the Netherlands, and France


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Abbreviationsp. 7
The Czech Alphabetp. 9
Pronunciation Guidep. 11
A Basic Czech Grammarp. 15
Czech-English Dictionaryp. 53
English-Czech Dictionaryp. 103
Phrasebookp. 157
Referencesp. 223

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