Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Ukrainian
Complete Ukrainian: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Ukrainian, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Ukrainian 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
Olena Bekh specializes in teaching Ukrainian to foreigners and has worked at the International Renaissance Foundation, Kiev. Jim Dingley is the secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum in London.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Pronunciation / Hello! Whats your name? / Very nice to meet you! / Do you have a family? / Hello! Im calling from London... / We need to book a room in a hotel / Whats the climate like in Ukraine? / I have plans to develop trade with Ukraine / We are flying with Ukrainian Airlines / Your passport, please / Ill show you the building / My friends and I want to have lunch / I should like to walk the streets of Kyiv / I have brought proposals for the creation of a joint venture / I want to call out the doctor / Whats your idea of the perfect wife? / The train arriving on track number one... / Heres to the health of our guests! / See you again, Ukraine! / Key to the exercises / Ukrainian-English vocabulary / Grammatical index