Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Romanian
Complete Romanian: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Romanian, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Romanian 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
is a professor of Romanian Studies, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London. He was awarded the OBE for services to British-Romanian relations in 1996 and was a member of the advisory board of the British Governments Know-Fund with special reference to Romania 1990-1999. He is currently Consultant to the EU on Romanian language materials in English.
Yvonne Alexandrescu was born in Romania, where she taught for over 20 years before coming to the United Kingdom. She has taught at the University of London and at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Hello! / Asking / Talking about yourself / Asking the way / What is the time? / Revision / Finding somewhere to stay / Planning ahead / What has happened? / This is mine / I was working / If I were...I would... / Revision / People's belongings / Describing people and objects / Being authoritative / Getting down to details / Results / Position / Revision / Key to the exercises / Verb tables / Romanian-English vocabulary / English-Romanian vocabulary / Grammatical index