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Colloquial Burmese : the complete course for beginners
Colloquial Burmese : the complete course for beginners
San San Hnin Tun, author.
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Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, 2014.
Physical Description:
xxii, 289 pages ; 22 cm + 2 audio discs (4 3/4 in.)
"Colloquial Burmese provides a step-by-step course in Burmese as it is written and spoken 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 Burmese 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; review chapters at intervals throughout the text providing motivational checklists of language points covered; an overview of the sounds of Burmese; a full answer key and glossary at the back of the book ... Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on two CDs or in MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquial Burmese pack. Recorded by native speakers, the audio complements the book and will help enhance learners' listening and speaking skills"--


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