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Get Started in Dutch with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide / Edition 4

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Overview

Teach Yourself takes the pain out of picking up a new language

Get Started in Dutch requires no prior experience in the language and gives you the opportunity to study at a reasonable, steady pace. This course makes the process nearly painless—it is written in a friendly and supportive tone, and the structure offers you plenty of opportunities for self-practice. You are in control of your learning experience, so you never feel overwhelmed or rushed.

This practical course introduces the new language without inundating you and includes dialogues and exercises, a helpful pronunciation section, manageable lists of practical vocabulary, a glossary of grammar terms, and more. The accompanying audio CD features recordings by native speakers and contains dialogues from the book as well as exercises in listening and speaking.

Features:

  • 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

Topics include: Pronunciation and spelling, Where do you live?, In the supermarket, What are you going to do?, Come in, On holiday, At home and at work, Typically Dutch, Key to the exercises, Grammar summary, Dutch-English vocabulary, English-Dutch vocabulary

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071748216
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/12/2010
  • Series: Teach Yourself Language Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 967,508
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerdi Quist is a native Dutch speaker and teaches the language at University College, London.

Dennis Strik is a part-time lecturer at the University of Kent at Canterbury and part-time post-graduate language assistant at University College, London.

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Table of Contents

Introduction / Pronunciation and spelling / Unit 1: I am a nurse / Unit 2: Where do you live? / Unit 3: In the supermarket / Unit 4: She likes modern clothes / Unit 5: A lager for me, please / Unit 6: Do you go to the cinema a lot? / Unit 7: What are you going to do? / Unit 8: That’s much more expensive / Unit 9: Hold on a moment, I’ll just put you through / Unit 10: Come in / Unit 11: On holiday / Unit 12: At home and at work / Unit 13: Typically Dutch / Key to the exercises / Grammar summary / Dutch-English vocabulary / English-Dutch vocabulary / Index

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