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Title:
Colloquial Afrikaans : the complete course for beginners
Author:
Donaldson, B. C. (Bruce C.), 1948-
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415206723
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Colloquial Afrikaans provides a step-by-step course in Afrikaans as it is written and spoken in South Africa and Namibia 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 Afrikaans 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 Afrikaans will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Afrikaans.

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: 978-0-415-20672-3 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs: 978-0-415-30072-8

eBook: 978-0-203-82682-9 (please note this does not include the audio, available from http: //www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47112-1 (available from http: //www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/)

Pack: 978-0-415-44173-5 (paperback and CDs)"


Author Notes

Bruce Donaldson is Associate Professor and Reader in Dutch and German at the University of Melbourne. He is author of the best-selling Colloquial Dutch.