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Complete Afrikaans with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)

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It's easy to teach yourself Afrikaans

Complete Afrikaans with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Afrikaans, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Afrikaans with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills.

Features: Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book to keep track of your progress

About the Author

Professor Lydia McDermott was Director of the Multilingual Studies Programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban, South Africa. This new edition has been updated by her son and daughter-in-law Liam and Rachél McDermott and her daughter Rachel de Kock.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Pronunciation / Greetings / Yes sir, no sir / Please, thank you / Culture and church / Celebrations / Fit, strong, happy / Review / Getting there / Staying there / Cunning shopping / SOS / This is what people do / Review / Follow your stomach / Feed your soul / 16 To the veld / 17 Review / Key to the exercises / Taking it further / Appendix: useful information / Afrikaans-English vocabulary / English-Afrikaans vocabulary / Grammatical index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071756310
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Author:
McDermott, Lydia
Author:
McDermott Lydia
Subject:
afrikaans, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number, numbers, adjective, adjectives, noun
Subject:
African Languages
Subject:
afrikaans, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number, numbers, adjective, adjectives, noun
Subject:
afrikaans, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number, numbers, adjective, adjectives, noun
Subject:
Foreign Languages-African Languages General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
TY: Language Guides
Publication Date:
March 2011
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.500 x 6.500 x 1.590 in 1.110 lb

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