Colloquial Swedish: The Complete Course for Beginners / Edition 3

Colloquial Swedish: The Complete Course for Beginners / Edition 3

by Jennie Ahlgren, Philip Holmes, Gunilla Serin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041536275X

ISBN-13: 9780415362757

Pub. Date: 09/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is

Overview

Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Swedish will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Swedish.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-36275-7 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-36273-3

eBook: 978-0-203-01274-1 (please note this does not include the audio, available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)MP3s: 978-0-415-47050-6 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)Pack : 978-0-415-44871-0 (paperback and CDs)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415362757
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Colloquial Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     vii
Preface: using this book     1
Note on some grammatical terms used     4
Note on forms used in the vocabulary lists     5
Pronunciation, stress and accents     8
Hej!: Hi!     20
Rebecca, en student: Rebecca, a student     32
Att resa: Travelling     45
Pa semester: On holiday     61
Matlagning: Cooking     78
Att bli sambo: Moving in together     96
Pa Stan: In town     111
Pa universitetet: At the university     127
Fore och efter festen: Before and after the party     144
En svensk familj: A Swedish family     161
Johanna och hennes vanner: Johanna and her friends     175
Bills bilresa: Bill's car journey     188
Skogsvandring: A walk in the forest     202
En recension: A review     216
Kara mormor!: Dear Grandma     231
Aj, min ta!: Ouch, my toe!     244
En specieil dag: A special day     260
Grammar summary     274
Key to exercises     284
Swedish-English glossary     303
English-Swedish glossary     327
Grammatical index     341

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