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Get Started in Dutch with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself Language)
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Teach Yourself takes the pain out of picking up a new language
Get Started in Dutch requires no prior experience in the language and gives you the opportunity to study at a reasonable, steady pace. This course makes the process nearly painless--it is written in a friendly and supportive tone, and the structure offers you plenty of opportunities for self-practice. You are in control of your learning experience, so you never feel overwhelmed or rushed.
This practical course introduces the new language without inundating you and includes dialogues and exercises, a helpful pronunciation section, manageable lists of practical vocabulary, a glossary of grammar terms, and more. The accompanying audio CD features recordings by native speakers and contains dialogues from the book as well as exercises in listening and speaking.
Topics include: Pronunciation and spelling, Where do you live?, In the supermarket, What are you going to do?, Come in, On holiday, At home and at work, Typically Dutch, Key to the exercises, Grammar summary, Dutch-English vocabulary, English-Dutch vocabulary
About the Author
Gerdi Quist is a native Dutch speaker and teaches the language at University College, London.
Dennis Strik is a part-time lecturer at the University of Kent at Canterbury and part-time post-graduate language assistant at University College, London.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Pronunciation and spelling / Unit 1: I am a nurse / Unit 2: Where do you live? / Unit 3: In the supermarket / Unit 4: She likes modern clothes / Unit 5: A lager for me, please / Unit 6: Do you go to the cinema a lot? / Unit 7: What are you going to do? / Unit 8: Thats much more expensive / Unit 9: Hold on a moment, Ill just put you through / Unit 10: Come in / Unit 11: On holiday / Unit 12: At home and at work / Unit 13: Typically Dutch / Key to the exercises / Grammar summary / Dutch-English vocabulary / English-Dutch vocabulary / Index
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