Teach Yourself Complete Welsh Book & CD(2) Pack
|Author:||Julie Brake & Christine Jones|
|Series:||Teach Yourself Complete Courses|
Complete Welsh Book/CD Pack contains:- 1 paperback book- double CD Are you looking for a complete course in Welsh which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Welsh will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Perfect your pronunciation. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Wales. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
"jam-packed with everything you need to learn welsh" -- Western Telegraph 20031105
Dr Christine Jones is Head of the School of Welsh and Bilingual Studies at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Julie Brake is a senior lecturer in Welsh at Glyndwr University, Wrexham.
Introduction Alphabet and pronunciation guide Map of Wales Mutation chart 01 Greetings 02 More about yourself 03 Talking about your family 04 Talking about your likes and dislikes 05 Extending and accepting an invitation 06 May I help you? 07 Asking for directions 08 What did you do? 09 There is something wrong with my car 10 I don't feel well 11 How were your holidays? 12 Where were you born? 13 When is your birthday? 14 Arranging your holiday 15 She'll go instead of you tomorrow 16 In the restaurant 17 Describing your house and area 18 What would you do? 19 What time is the next train? 20 Because I'm cold 21 You wanted to come Appendix 1: regional variations Appendix 2: how to say 'yes' and 'no' in Welsh Key to the exercises Welsh-English vocabulary English-Welsh vocabulary