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Complete Afrikaans: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)

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It's easy to teach yourself Afrikaans

Complete Afrikaans: 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.

Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started 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 and online to keep track of your progress Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language

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:
9780071756327
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:
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:
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:
February 2011
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.750 x 5.000 in

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