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Title:
Colloquial Finnish : the complete course for beginners
Author:
Abondolo, Daniel Mario.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
x, 307 pages : map ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415113892
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Colloquial Finnishis easy to use and completely up to date!

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

What makes Colloquial Finnish 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

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


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
About This Bookp. 1
The Sounds of Finnishp. 4
1 Making Contactp. 9
2 No Thanks!p. 27
3 Ole Hyvä!p. 42
4 Paikasta Toiseenp. 55
5 What'll We Buy?p. 72
6 Mennääks Kiskalle!Let's Go to the Kiosk!p. 91
7 Isn't It Great to Get Home for Christmas!p. 111
8 From Bad to Worsep. 127
9 Time and Spacep. 144
10 What'll We Do Today?p. 161
11 More and More Quicklyp. 178
12 There Seems to Be Something Under the Carpetp. 194
13 Easy Comeàp. 208
14 Bears Can Be Dangerous, I Supposep. 222
15 Serious Mattersp. 237
16 Let It Not Be Said!p. 252
Appendixp. 277
Finnish-English Glossaryp. 279
English-Finnish Glossaryp. 292
Glossary of Grammatical Termsp. 300
Indexp. 305